When soldering stained glass copper foil you’re aiming for a slightly rounded, smooth seam. There are lots of factors feeding in to your success with this! The main ones are: how hot your iron is … (read more)
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!
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!
For A Sparkling Stained Glass Finish This stained glass tutorial exposes the myth of polish and wax. In I share expert tips on polishing, applying patina and waxing copper foiled projects. This is the last thing … (read more)
Stained Glass Copper Foil Tutorials Learning how to make stained glass is easier if broken down into bite-sized pieces. The Copper Foil Technique Tutorials below guide you through each process, one at a time, in … (read more)
Squaring Stained Glass – Making Your Panel Fit Squaring stained glass is a combination of accurate cutting and constant checking. This tutorial is for those who struggle with making sure a copper foiled panel is … (read more)
How to Solder Stained Glass Stained glass soldering joins all your foil-wrapped pieces of glass together by running a bead of solder along each seam. It isn’t the easiest technique to learn but it’s one … (read more)
Copper Foil vs Hobby Came Explained I am a copper foil guy and have not used lead came before. What are the advantages and disadvantages over copper foil? Milly’s Reply: Great question, thanks Joe. It’s … (read more)
Soldering Problems – Quick Tips Nothing is more annoying than spending hours designing, cutting and assembling a piece, only to feel disappointed at the end because stained glass soldering problems have spoilt the final finish. Here … (read more)
Stained Glass Copper Foil Tips Oxidised Copper Foil When stained glass copper foil oxidises it’s difficult to solder. What is the best thing to do when this happens? You might be surprised to learn that … (read more)