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What REALLY makes a smooth solder seam?

good stained glass soldering techniques by Maggie Winters
Great soldering technique by Milly’s student Maggie Winters

You all know that lumpy solder seam feeling. You try and TRY to improve your stained glass soldering techniques but STILL you can’t get a nice smooth finish.

Well I have a secret for you.

A Tiny Tip – taken from my Stained Glass Made Perfect Course – that will improve your stained glass soldering techniques and help you get over the hump and start producing smooth, even seams to be proud of.

You’ll see that it isn’t a question of speed, or the right flux or the correct solder – although these things help.

It’s all about controlling the heat of the solder with the angle of the soldering iron tip.

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Have a look at the Tiny Video Tip below and give it a go yourself. Play around with the angle of the tip. Try it flat, try the corner, try the side.

  • You’ll start to get a feel for how the solder behaves differently.
  • You’ll start to get more of an idea how much heat is transferred to the solder with the different angles.
  • You’ll start to get control of your soldering iron.

And with that control comes smooth, even solder seams.

You might not have instant success but if you keep at it I can guarantee that your stained glass soldering techniques will improve.

 

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Have unsightly gaps? Go here to see a video on how to fill and solder them

Check this page out if you want to learn about the other stages in making Tiffany-style stained glass

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