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!
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)
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)