new glass in antique china cabinet

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  1. Apr 15, 2019 #1

    topher5150

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    The wife and I inherited grandmas antique China cabinet with curved glass, except all the glass is gone. How would I go about replacing it. I plan on doing it myself with poly-carb.
     
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    Can you post a picture? That would help a lot
     
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    Someone needs to form it, unless you have the equipment.
     
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    I was hoping to use a super thin piece of poly carb and just bend it into place
     
  5. Apr 16, 2019 #5

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    If it were mine I would first ascertain the worth of the piece in both dollars and sentimental worth to you. There are many companies that will sell you restoration curved glass panels and many more that will also do the work.


    Depending on the value it may well be worth doing it correctly and making the piece worth more than the cost to do it. If it is deemed not very valuable but something you enjoy and you are ok with a poly replacement then go ahead with the DIY approach. The glass was held in with thin wooden strips that need to be removed and re-nailed after the plastic is bent into place.
     

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