For those of you interested in the process of creating leaded stained glass windows, we’re sharing some photos of a recent project. We replicated an existing antique design in 4 cabinet doors using EXACT measurements. On a TIGHT deadline. Done. Yay!
We often get questions about our methods. Lots of you know that we like to challenge ourselves. I heard that! Okay, so we’re a bit eccentric. 🙂 As we are often teaching people about how to achieve success with impossible glass cuts, narrow foil and solder lines, glass direction, preparing your stained glass pattern, etc., […]
If you saw this post a while back, you saw that it was hard to see the wonderful details in the image – so here it is again so you can see more detail. Check out this absolutely stunning inlaid wood/marquetry panel created by Debi Kelly from a custom pattern we designed for her. Absolutely […]
Do you watch videos to learn new stained glass techniques? We would love to hear from you. People are encouraging us to consider creating teaching videos and we wonder if you, our fans and fellow glass fan-atics, would like us to do that. It’s a huge amount of work and we could use your help […]
Check out this absolutely stunning inlaid wood/marquetry panel created by Debi Kelly from a custom pattern we designed for her. Absolutely gorgeous work! So if you have a stained glass pattern and want to try your hand at intarsia, wood inlay, scrollsaw or another woodworking project, get cracking. What projects are you working on?
Have you used Liquid Luster on an etched/sandblasted project? It is manufactured by CB Smith Co. in TN and we are testing it on a project that needs some smoothing out. We’d love to hear from you about how you fix etch mistakes – just post in the comments. Special thanks for her help and […]
Check out our loon with baby bird design, fabricated by Talmadge Flanagan. You did a great job, Talmadge! We helped with the etched details to create those beautiful black-and-white spots, as you can see in the close-up. Here, in this earlier post we describe some of the process to create the etched highly detailed pieces: Sandblast or Stained […]
It’s Spring! Get out your glass cutters, kids, the free monthly stained glass pattern is posted and it’s a…..(drumroll)… yup… a lamp, an awesome free monthly stained glass pattern design for all of you lamp lovers. Feel free to share the link, tweet it, and help us to spread the word to glass fan-atics, mosaic fans, […]
We are repairing a stained glass mandala panel, which is not our original work, which had breaks, cracks, and solder pulling away. It’s almost done. As you’ve probably found when doing repairs, each repair is unique and has its’ own challenges. The repaired stained glass is ready for soldering, hooks, patina and finishing, as you can see […]
We have been helping with a stained glass panel of a nature scene that includes a beautifully detailed loon. So have you run into this kind of challenge? How to capture the gorgeous detail of a beautiful loon, without all of the cut lines and umpteen little, tiny pieces marring the flow of the panel? […]