Author Topic: Restoring a WECo Bell Box  (Read 951 times)

Offline cihensley@aol.com

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Restoring a WECo Bell Box
« on: April 15, 2011, 11:41:35 AM »
I acquired this as representative of vintage craftsmanship. Oak tongue and grove construction just to enclose a bell. I will brighten the oak finish with the wood restorer recommended by Doug Rose, and have the gongs, clapper cover and clapper cover screws re-nickeled.

Chuck

Offline cihensley@aol.com

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Re: Restoring a WECo Bell Box
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2011, 05:55:44 PM »
Here is the restored bell box.

Chuck

Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Restoring a WECo Bell Box
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2011, 10:56:09 PM »
Beautiful, Chuck!

Offline JorgeAmely

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Re: Restoring a WECo Bell Box
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 12:29:10 AM »
Hats off to you sir for the excellent craftsmanship.
Jorge

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Restoring a WECo Bell Box
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2011, 08:41:52 AM »
Chuck....it is a beauty. The old wood clean up like new, great grain! The new nickel is amazing.....Doug
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