Mirror Discoloration

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)

Repairing a Broken Stained Glass Window

Methods For Repairing Broken Stained Glass Fixing broken stained glass is a necessary evil. With glass as a material breakages are inevitable. You know the scenario; you’re happily soldering away on your latest piece only … (read more)

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How to Reinforce Stained Glass Panels

How to reinforce stained glass is a question I get asked over and over and OVER 🙂 Sadly, there isn’t a ‘catch all’ answer. T‪here are many different factors to take into consideration when reinforcing … (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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Decorative Soldering Dots

How to do Decorative Soldering Dots Here’s a brand new way of creating decorative soldering dots. It’s neat, its foolproof and it’s quick. You can’t argue with that. It was suggested and demonstrated by Georgia … (read more)

Canfield 60/40 Solder

Dangers of Soldering with Lead

Question: What are the dangers of soldering with lead? I repaired an old cigarette lighter case that had split at the seams, by soldering it with 60/40. It’s a copper/metal case. Having never soldered in my life … (read more)

Zinc and Leading Queries

Where Can I Buy Stained Glass Lead Came in the UK? I have recently moved back from the States where all of my stained glass supplies were in abundance and easily available. However I am … (read more)

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