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Big Easy Sculpture Restoration in New Orleans

The City of New Orleans has been called the "Big Easy" among other nicknames. Recently, Marcin Pikus, Conservator of Stone Sculpture and Architectural Features of McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory, performed sculpture restoration in New Orleans. The sculptures were big, but…

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New Second Scissor Lift in 2020

We had to add a second Genie Scissor lift in 2020 to our equipment necessary for the conservation of large outdoor sculpture. Although new in our facilities, this 30 foot Genie 3369 RT is a low hours 2013 model. It…

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New Telehandler in 2020

This year we purchased a new JCB 510-56 Telehandler (boom forklift). Capable of lifting 10,000 pounds and has a maximum boom lift height of 56 feet. This is a "must have" piece of equipment for our conservation work. Lift is…

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New Crane in 2020

New in 2020 a new crane. Shown here in use by crane operator Emmett Lodge at our facility working in the refinishing of steel sculptures from Pittsburgh's Hartwood Acres. IC 250 18 Ton Industrial Carry Deck Crane Ideal for lifting…

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Art Conservation Cleveland Public Art

Medium-Sized New Equipment Purchase

In July 2017, McKay Lodge, Inc. makes a medium-sized new equipment purchase and adds a third multi-purpose tractor/forklift to our art and material handling equipment. This John Deere 5065E with an H240 loader falls between, in capacity, our older 2,000…

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Small-sized New Equipment

Small-Sized New Equipment Con’t

LIQUID HONING An important part of keeping up with a wide variety of projects often requires getting small-sized new equipment. The Ohio Conservation Center recently purchased a liquid honing machine from Vapor Blast Manufacturing Company. The cabinet machine can provide…

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Art Conservation Cleveland Public Art

Mid-sized New Equipment

Keeping up with the demands of art conservation projects sometimes means acquiring new conservation equipment. We purchased a new Ford F350 extended body cargo van to join our earlier two identical model vans to make a company fleet of three.…

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Art Conservation Cleveland Public Art

Large New Equipment

Big projects require big equipment. To help with that, McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory recently purchased some large new conservation equipment: Grove RT518 Crane: The center purchased a Grove RT518 18 ton rough terrain (RT) crane. Yes, it is every conservator’s…

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