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KNOB CREEK ACCORDION PLEATED LAMPSHADE RESTORED, REPLACED PLASTIC LINER

The liner of this Knob Creek accordion pleated lampshade has a plastic liner.  These vintage lampshades endure years of light bulb heat.  The styrene liner gets brittle and cracks.  This shade came to me in a box.  These are the pieces!   I removed any left over plastic liner from the inside of the shade […]

Accordion Wood Pleated Lampshade Repair, Ohio, USA

The styrene plastic liner was deteriorating on this wood accordion lampshade  I very carefully removed the wood cover and replaced the plastic liner. The cover was very brittle but survived the restoration project.   I did not see the completed project, but my customer was pleased to be able to continue to use her favorite […]

ACCORDION PLEATED LAMPSHADE REPAIR

Accordion lampshades are a stiff pleated material.  The pleated lampshade cover is on a plastic liner.  Most often the spider wire (top wire) and bottom ring are attached to a plastic liner with paper tape or grosgrain.   Over time, the paper tape or grosgrain deteriorates and the wire lets loose off the shade.  This […]