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Melted Lead Lamp Shades?

Howdy - New to the group. Been into stained glass for about 10 years. Mostly windows, some lampshades and candle holders, etc. Arts and crafts and prairie style mostly. Anyway - I was wondering if anyone knew how the commercial stained/leaded glass lampshade makers make their shades. I mean, it sure isn't came that they are using. It often looks as though they laid the glass out on a pattern with gaps between the pieces and then poured melted lead in the gaps. Does anyone know anything about this?
Thanks,
Brian
Reply to
Bashley

I've seen and repaired some of these. I am totally in the dark as to how/why they made them like this. I think Java had a link to a site about it?
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JK Sinrod
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glassman

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