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 … (read more)
Find tips and tricks to help you achieve a beautifully smooth soldered seam. You’ll discover how to get a lovely rounded edge on your sun catchers and how to fill in unsightly gaps.
Patina and Polish is the last step and the one that truly makes your stained glass stand out. Find out how to achieve a gorgeous uniform finish and see your work gleam.
Improve Your Stained Glass Cutting Technique There are lots of factors that result in an accurate stained glass cutting technique. The angle of the cutter head, the pressure and consistency to name a few. You know … (read more)
The Secrets Of Neat Copper Foiling This instruction on how to make stained glass shows you how to wrap and burnish your stained glass pieces neatly with copper foil. This is so that you can … (read more)
Cutting Thin Stained Glass Strips Expertly One of the more difficult stained glass cutting tasks is cutting small strips without snapping the ends off. Cutting straight lines when they’re very close together can be tricky … (read more)
Tips for Using Mirrors in Stained Glass Mirrors can be used very creatively in copper foiled stained glass work. You can use them as a regular looking glass, or incorporate them into lamps or panels. … (read more)
Tinning copper wire for stained glass gives you options of adding decorative wire details to your work. If you’re interested in doing this – and why wouldn’t you be, they’re lovely! – you can save … (read more)
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 … (read more)