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!

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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!

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No 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.

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Patina and Polish

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)

How To Make Stained Glass

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)

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Squaring Stained Glass Panels

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)

Soldering Copper Foil

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)

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Copper Foil vs. Hobby Came

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)

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Stained Glass Soldering Problems

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)

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