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Candle lantern. Square lantern with glass windows on all four sides, plus a door which opens to insert candle into lantern.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1967 (v.57#12) pg. 95

Cordless bug lights. Citronella candles are housed in lanterns made from wood and glass that are topped with brass and copper.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 1999 (v.22#7) pg. 50

Electrified, outdoor prairie lantern. The design was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Constructed from reclaimed redwood and topped with copper panels.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2000 (v.23#7) pg. 48

Magic lanterns. A guide to the options available in non-electric light sources (oil lamps, hurricane lanterns, Aladdin lamps and Coleman lanterns).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1991 (v.14#10) pg. 13
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 7

Recycle tin cans into art. How to make hanging planters, lanterns and baskets from tin cans that have been cut with fancy designs using a cutting torch.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 56

Tip on trimming oil lamp wicks.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1984 (v.68#7) pg. 38

Make a shade for a kerosene lamp from thin sheet metal.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.78#2) pg. 32

Make a lantern from a tall juice can, a quart mayonnaise glass jar, wire, sand, and candle.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1999 (v.83#6) pg. 54

Tips on using and caring for kerosene lanterns.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 2000 (v.84#2) pg. 33

A look at the punched tinware created by Herman Foose. Instructions and patterns for making a punched tin lantern are included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 19, 38

How to make a pierced tin lantern.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1978 (v.9#2) pg. 48

Making a candle lantern. A simple brass frame equipped with glass on four sides.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1982 (v.13#6) pg. 56
Correction EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1983 (v.14#1) pg. 4

Candle holder is a hexagon-shape wooden frame equipped with glass sides and a lift handle to raise the candle up to the air-hole for lighting.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 99, 162

Alternative light styles. A look at gas and kerosene lamps.
HARROWSMITH #31 Oct 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 54

The care and feeding of an Aladdin kerosene lamp.
HARROWSMITH #31 Oct 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 62

Easy to build outdoor furniture. (1) Deck chair with wood frame & canvas sling seat. (2) Patio lantern (candleholder). (3) Octagon-shape picnic table and 8 matching benches.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 58

Wood candle lantern with a rod for raising the candle up to the air hole for lighting. Features glass panel sides set into wooden corner posts. A suitable project to teach mass production techniques in the school wood shop.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1981 (v.70#9) pg. 12

Easy-to-make brass lantern has a pyramid-shaped top and glass windows on all four sides. Stands 17" tall and is 7" wide on each side. Est. cost: $25.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #576 May 1976 (v.72) pg. 56

Christmas lamp is a wooden lantern that holds a small glass bulb filled with oil and a wick.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 98A

How to make tin lanterns and plant pots from tin cans. Open designs are burned out with an acetylene torch.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 162

How to make a barrel-shaped device to fasten to the burner dome of a kerosene lamp to make it burn brighter.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 162

Build the (unofficial) boy scout candle lantern.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #86 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 47

Lighting the Colonial home. Reproductions of wooden lanterns, equipped with electric lamps, complement this 18th century house.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1976 (v.4#5) pg. 1

Tip: How to make a miner's light from a tin can and a candle.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1979 (v.26#11) pg. 26

Three projects to make from old tin cans. (1) Stutz Bearcat, 1912 model, is made from a Ritz cracker tin. (2) Candle lantern made from two juice cans. (3) Three-Dimensional metal plaques.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1979 (v.151#3) pg. 118

Decorative candle lantern with wooden base, top and corner posts. Sides are 4"x8" pieces of glass.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 109

Old oaken lantern. An electrified version of a kerosene or gas lantern is made from scrap wood and fitted with a glass globe cut from a bottle or jar.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #64 Jan 1992 (v.11#4) pg. 34
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 7 (Cutting glass jars)

Gothic lantern features candlelight.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.35#9) pg. 90

Build these Japanese-inspired garden lanterns from wood and fabric. They diffuse light and shelter the candles. Designed for outdoor use.
SUNSET Aug 1982 (v.169#2) pg. 64

Colonial-style wood-and-glass candle lantern is operated by electricity.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #13 Jan 1990 (v.3#1) pg. 14
Correction WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #14 Mar 1990 (v.3#2) pg. 29

Candle lantern. Six arch-toped cherry frames are backed with glue-chip glass and assembled into a traditional hexagonal lantern with a candle holder that can be raised for lighting.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #15 May 1990 (v.3#3) pg. 10

Turned, tulip-shaped decorative oil lamps using contrasting woods for the stem and lamp holder.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 64

English wall lantern. Wall-hung cabinet with glass on three sides serves to hold a candlestick or as a small display case. Overall dimensions: 8"Wx6"Dx20"H.
WOODSMITH #36 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 16

Shaker table lamp. Reproduction of a Shaker lantern serves as the base for this lamp. The Shaker lantern is a wooden frame with glass on all four sides, a door on one side and a sheet metal hood on top. The lantern may also be used as a candleholder.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1978 (v.2#3) pg. 4
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 2

Contemporary candle lantern. Square lantern with wooden frame and glass inserts. A dowel raises the candleholder base up to the air hole in the top for either lighting or replacing the candle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 6

Hexagon-shaped wooden church lantern holds a candle on a base which can be raised to the top opening for ease in lighting.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1968 (v.24#6) pg. 38

How to build a town crier's lantern.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1973 (v.29#3) pg. 44
Correction WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1973 (v.29#4) pg. 6

How to make a ceiling light that looks like an Early American table-top candle lantern.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1974 (v.30#4) pg. 54

Working with stained glass. Includes plans for a cathedral lantern in which the candle is elevated for lighting by means of a lift handle.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1981 (v.37#3) pg. 40

Old salt's lantern. Build this scaled-down version of a solid brass ship's lantern. Made from sheet brass, brazing rod, brass tubing, copper foil and glass.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 55
Correction WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1987 (v.43#5) pg. 24

Portable lantern. A rectangular wood enclosure, with glass on four sides, is fitted with a metal half-cylinder top with open ends and a handle. Light is provided with a candle or electric bulb.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1991 (v.47#4) pg. 46