Copper Foil Construction

This is where you’ll find all the how to make stained glass instructions using the Copper Foil Technique. It includes all the processes for this method from Foiling through Soldering to Hanging and fancy dancy Decorative Ideas.

stained glass soldering tutorial

Master Smooth Stained Glass Soldering
Say goodbye to lumpy solder lines and start creating wonderfully smooth solder seams by following these simple instructions. You’ll find out about a magic tip cleaner too!

stained glass patina tutorial

Get a Sparkly Even Finish
Find out the secrets of getting a sparkling finish to your stained glass. Cleaning, polishing and patina are the last steps; make sure you do yourself and your work proud!

squared stained glass dolphin panelNo More Misshapen Rejects
Make sure you get perfect fitting square panels every time. Stop your panel growing and growing and GROWING with this tutorial on squaring stained glass.

Copper Foil Construction

Stained Glass Foiling – Fixing Common Mistakes – Video

Stained Glass Foiling - Fixing Common Copper Foil Errors This video goes through two of the most common stained glass foiling mistakes.  looks at what you can do when the copper foil isn't centred properly leaving a wider margin on one side than the other. gives you some suggestions for…
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Stained Glass Layering – How Plating Works To Create Depth And Shadowing

Welcome back to the second of two videos talking about Stained Glass Plating (or layering). The first one concentrated on the 'big names in plating ', Tiffany and Robert Oddy. You can see #1 video here if you missed it. #2 video breaks the plating process down into small, manageable…
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Stained Glass Plating And The Effects You Can Achieve With It

Plating. What do you think of when I say that word? If it's 'FOOD', you're in good company! Thankfully for us, it applies to both food (lovely) AND stained glass (even more lovely). Stained Glass Plating is when you stack or layer glass up to create limitless special effects; depth,…
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Stained Glass Christmas Tree Pattern Instructions

Stained Glass Christmas Tree Pattern This stained glass Christmas tree pattern is a spectacular 4-sided festive delight. It would look great as a table decoration as it stands up on its own. The pattern could easily be adapted for other designs. For example, you could make a 4-sided stained glass…
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How to Make A Stained Glass Display Stand

Make Your Own DIY Stained Glass Display Stand This ingenious idea was shared by Janusz Niedzielski who designed and made this lovely stained glass rose stand. He has very generously written a detailed plan AND instructions for making this stained glass display stand. He has also shared his work-in-progress photos…
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How to Solder Jump Rings To A Stained Glass Sun Catcher

How To Make And Solder Hooks To Stained Glass This stained glass tutorial shows you how to solder hooks to stained glass so that you can hang your piece up securely.  You'll learn how to make recycled jump rings and how to solder them neatly to your stained glass sun catcher.…
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