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You may request an individual sample finish at no charge (1

request per customer, please).  If you need more than 1

sample finish, they are available at $5 per finish.  This

amount will be deducted from any order of $200 or more

received within 90 days of your request.

At Lightworks, we offer the following custom options:

 

Standard Sizes Finishes

Switches and Sockets

Other Custom Features

Vaulted Ceilings Ordering
Specialty Rod or Chain Shipping, Returns, Warranty

 

WIDTH AND LENGTH:
         

        

Custom Sizes: If our standard widths are not exactly what you need, our

ceiling fixtures, sconces and pendants can be customized to whatever width you

desire.  An extra charge of $15,00/foot or portion thereof for each

additional foot will be added for any width requested over 3 feet. 

Fixtures using square rod or square chain incur a fee of $30.00/foot or

portion thereof for each additional foot requested over 3 feet.  Specialty

brass chain prices vary and will need to be quoted at the time of order.

All light fixtures hanging on a single rod or chain can be varied in length

from a desired minimum length up to a maximum of a three foot drop.

The drop is determined by measuring the fixture from the point it

meets the ceiling to the bottom of the shade. A charge of $15.00/foot

or portion thereof for each additional foot will be added for any fixture

length over 3 feet. Fixtures using square chain or rod will incur a

fee of $30.00/foot or portion thereof for each additional foot over 3 feet.

Specialty brass chain prices vary and will need to be quoted at the time

time of order.

Fixtures with multiple rods or chains usually specify the standard length

range on the fixture description page. Any variation from those lengths

will result in a charge of $15.00 per foot or portion thereof per rod or chain.

That means a fixture hanging from two rods or chains would be $15.00 x

2 for each additional foot, and a fixture with four rods or chains would

be $15.00 x 4 for each additional foot.  Fixtures using square chain or

rod incur a fee of $30.00/foot per rod or chain. 

We are also able to vary the depth of our wall sconces on request.

There often is no additional charge for increasing or decreasing the

depth of a wall sconce. Just ask.

FINISHES:
We offer many hand-applied, hand-rubbed finishes at Lightworks.

All our hand-rubbed metal finishes are biodegradeable.

Fixtures without lacquer have a more aged look and more

variation in tone. Fixtures with lacquer tend to have a more even finish.

Plated and painted finishes, with proper care, generally do not change in color.

Some of our finishes are more complex and more expensive to produce,

so an extra fee is added for those finishes. See the fixture descriptions for

price breakdowns by finish. Samples of finishes are available on request.

Our finishes include:

Antique Bronze - (unlacquered) - hand rubbed:

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This finish provides a very authentic looking antique coloring.

It is a dark brown finish, unlacquered, with obvious variations

in overall tone. It continues to change with time and has an

overall mottled appearance.

Bronze - hand rubbed:

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This finish is dark brown in color and always comes with an

applied satin matte lacquer. It has a uniform dark brown color.

Dark Bronze - hand rubbed:

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This finish is darker brown (almost black) in color and comes

with an applied satin matte lacquer and paint overspray.  It has

a unform very dark brown color.

Bronze with highlights - hand rubbed:

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This finish is a Lightworks exclusive.  This is a bronze finish with

an applied satin lacquer.  Raised portions are then hand-rubbed

to expose the natural brass below.  This finish also works well on

mission fixtures where the edges of the square pieces are hand-rubbed

for a sharp looking effect.  For a sample of this, see our Wexler sconce.

Dark Bronze with highlights - hand rubbed:

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Another lightworks exclusive, this finish is a very dark brown

(almost black) finish with an applied satin lacquer and paint overlay.

Like our bronze with highlights finish, raised portions are hand-rubbed

to expose the natural brass below. 

 

Natural/Raw Brass (smooth finish - lacquered) - hand rubbed:

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The lacquered version of our natural/raw brass finish is nice and

uniform and has a mellow gold color.

Natural/Raw Brass (mottled finish - unlacquered) - hand rubbed:

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The unlacquered version of our natural brass finish is a

non-uniform finish that mimics the aging process of brass

and will continue to change with time. For another sample

of how this finish has aged over time, see the Suzanne Model sconce.

Old Brass - hand rubbed:

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This is a lacquered finish with an aged brass tone.  For a

sample of this finish, see the Bentley and Hausler Sconce

(photo above).

 

Gold Tint (Brushed Brass) - hand rubbed:

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This finish is similar to a lacquered natural brass finish but

has a brigher gold (gilded) finish.  A gold tint lacquer is used

to get the look of bright gilding. Many refer to this finish as

brushed brass.

Gold Gilded - hand rubbed:

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This finish to a more brushed and deeper gold than

our natural/raw brass finish.  This is a lacquered

finish.

 

Burnished Brass - hand rubbed:

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Bronze and mellow gold (natural brass) in color, this

finish comes with a satin matte lacquer and has obvious

variations in tone.  Basically, a bronze finish is applied and

then hand brushed to get a burnished effect.

Polished Brass - (available lacquered or unlacquered) - hand polished:

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This is a bright brass hand-polished finish.  It is available

with or without a gloss lacquer.  A gloss lacquer will keep

the polished brass uniform in color and tone.  Unlacquered

polished brass will patina over time.

 

Brushed Nickel Gloss - hand-rubbed:

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This is a hand-rubbed nickel finish with a gloss lacquer.

This is a smooth finish and is well suited for bathrooms

and kitchens and matches the hue of stainless steel appliances.

Brushed Nickel Satin - hand-rubbed:

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This is also a hand-rubbed nickel finish, but the finish is satin

and has a more antiqued look. The finish has a smooth surface

texture but may take on slight mottling with time.

 

Polished Nickel - hand-polished:

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Another hand-rubbed finish from Lightworks, this finish has a

gloss lacquer and is uniform in color and tone.  It is less glossy

than a plated polished nickel finish (see below), but as with most

of our finishes, it is more environmentally friendly than a plated

finish (to both human and planet).  Common to most polished nickel

finishes, it has a bit of a gold hue.  This finish can be mottled for

a more antique look.

Polished Nickel - Plated:

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This is a plated polished nickel version finish.  This is

a durable finish that will hold up well in kitchens and

bathrooms.  As with all nickel finshes, this has a more

gold hue to it.

Polished Chrome - Plated:

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This is a plated chrome finish that holds up well in

kitchens and bathrooms.  As with all chrome finishes,

this has a more blue hue to it.

 

Pewter - hand rubbed:

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This hand-rubbed finish has a dark gray tone.

 

Matte Black:

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This is a painted black finish sealed with a matte lacquer. 

Antique red-brown - hand-rubbed:

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A rustic finish with red and brown tones, this finish has obvious

variations in tone and surface texture.  This is an unlacquered

finish that will continue to patina.

Verdigris - hand rubbed:

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This finish is meant to mimic copper that has taken on a

greenish hue over time. The finish is a green/blue color

over a dark bronze finish. Satin matte lacquer is applied

to this finish. The finish has obvious variations in overall tone.

Polished copper - plated:

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Now available on many of our fixtures, this is a plated

polished copper finish and has a uniform copper

tone. (An unlacquered copper finish is available

on a few of our outdoor fixtures.  Unlacquered

copper will eventually patina to a dark brown.)

Other specialty finishes:
At Lightworks, we can customize a finish for you if you supply us with

a sample. The fee for these finishes depends on the finish you request

and the fixture to which you need it applied.

 

SWITCHES AND SWITCHABLE SOCKETS:
Unless otherwise specified, all light fixtures come with non-switch sockets.

However, we can add turn-key or pull-chain sockets to most ceiling fixtures

and wall sconces. If you prefer, we can add a rotary, turn-knob, or dimmer

switch to most of our ceiling fixtures and sconces. Switch sockets and fixture

switches are $10 each and $20 for each dimmer switch.

For an example of a turn-key socket see The Aurora.

For an example of a pull-chain socket see The Sundance.

VAULTED CEILINGS:
For an additional $25.00, we can adapt most of our ceiling fixtures to

mount on a vaulted ceiling.

SPECIALTY ROD OR CHAIN: In addition to plain, round tube, we offer

round tube which is embossed,reeded, or twisted tube which can be used

on many of our ceiling fixtures and sconces. Round and square tube also

comes in various width sizes. Talk to us about the various options available

in rod and chain to further customize your fixture from Lightworks. We’ll

quote you a price based on the amount and the type of rod or chain you request.

For an example of reeded tube see The Kissner (3/4" tube) or The Shuster (3/8" tube)

For an example of twisted tube see The Dayton (3/4" tube) or The Koehler (3/8" tube)

For an example of embossed tube see Embossed Tube (3/4" tube).

OTHER CUSTOM FEATURES:
By now, you may have realized that at Lightworks we encourage you to customize

your own fixture so that it will be just the way you want it to be. Don’t be afraid

to ask if we can combine the style of two or more fixtures, change a shade holder,

or substitute a different ceiling canopy. If you’re really feeling adventurous, design

your own fixture or bring in or send us a picture. Of our current models, over half

were produced this way. If you do design a fixture, we will happily place it in our

catalog and name it after you or let you choose whatever name you want for the

fixture.

 

ORDERING:
Currently, all orders are by telephone, fax, or email only. We do

accept Visa and Mastercard. We require 100% down on all fixtures

before we will schedule them for production. Prices and finishes as

reflected on this web site are subject to change.  We will supply you

with current prices and verify finishes once your order is placed.

SHIPPING AND RETURNS:
All lighting orders are subject to a minimum additional 10% fee for

shipping within the continental United States. All over-sized shipments

require a per fixture quote.  Sales tax will be added for orders shipped within

Minnesota. If we made a mistake in the manufacture of your lighting fixture,

you may return the light fixture to Lightworks after contacting us. Otherwise,

ALL CUSTOM-BUILT AND HISTORIC REPRODUCTION LIGHT FIXTURES ARE

NON-RETURNABLE.  Credit will be issued for returned items, less shipping costs,

if applicable.  All returns must be made within 30 days of the date of shipping.

Returns must be in original condition and include a receipt.  Note that once products

are installed, they are not considered to be in original condition.  You must ship

prepaid in order for us to accept a return of an item. We do not refund shipping costs,

unless we made an error in the manufacture of your item.

Authentic antique fixtures can be returned for a STORE CREDIT ONLY - NO

REFUNDS, WITHIN 7 DAYS OF PURCHASE.  There is a 25% restocking fee

(based on purchase price) for all returned antique fixtures.  Sales of all

altered antique fixtures (lenghtened, shortened, change of finish or other

alterations) ARE FINAL.

WARRANTY:

Our products are guaranteed for two (2) years after receipt against defects in

materials and workmanship.  Light fixtures must be used with the proper type

of bulb within the maximum allowable wattage.  We do not guarantee against damage

caused by the use of improper light bulbs. 

Our warranty does not cover:

1.  Changes in the look of unlacquered brass finishes;

2.  Vintage or antique light fixtures which are sold as is;

3.  Cost of removal or re-installation;

4.  Normal wear and tear, including weather related damage;

5.  Damage to finishes caused by exposure to weather, corrosive products and

     improper cleaning and maintenance;

6.  Damage to fixtures or shades from improper use of light bulbs;

7.  Light bulbs and other consumable goods.

 

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1325 Winter Street N.E., Annex
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Tel: (612) 724-8311
Email:  lightworks@goldengate.net

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