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Fabrication specialist solders lantern frame. Note the use of propane torch and standard solid lead solder. A considerable amount of time is required for the fit-up and preparation of the frame before soldering.
Close-up of photograph where the technician solders the lantern frame. Note the numerous clamps required to hold frame together. Once heat is applied to the brass frame, heat is conducted to all parts of it and any unclamped joint would separate.