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1st side distorts (flattens) when 2nd side is soldered
When soldering the 2nd side of a foiled stained glass piece, it appears that the nice rounded solder bead on the 1st side gets distorted (flattened) because it is heated from the heat of soldering the...
14 years ago 11
 
Unique 3D stained glass table lamps
Hello, I represent Colorful Glass Creations. We have created a new 3D textures stained glass technique that we use in creating our handcrafted hardwood table lamps. You can view photos, buy our lamps,...
14 years ago 9
 
Solding the Dragonfly lamp?
I'm making a Tiffany (Odyssey) 20" Dragonfly lamp. How to I solder the spaces where the wings overlap? They are too far apart to bridge with solder, and I tried to put foil there, but that became...
14 years ago 13
 
Kiln arrived: Is this damage?
Hi, all! The kiln I ordered has arrived and was I ever excited! After digging through a small mountain of peanuts, I finally was able to haul it out of the carton. Now mind you, I am at present a...
14 years ago 8
 
Needed: CAG Prairie Luster #501
I'm in a search for a couple of sheets of Chicago Art Glass Prairie Luster #501. Sheets are about 8 x 12 and I could really use 2 of them. Anyone have any or even have a lead? CAG is not making it...
14 years ago 4
 
Bubbles in glass
Producers of glass have to remove bubbles from glass, but artists sometimes would like to create bubbles, usually in case of fused glass. It is possible to use soda, or bicarbonate (NaHCO3), or soda...
14 years ago 4
 
Best professional soldering iron??
Can anyone suggest the BEST soldering iron on the market today? I used to have one that came from France, I believe...and used it with a rheostat. I think that there are professional models available...
14 years ago 2
 
Building a light box
hi all, i'm planning to re-start my stained glass studio...have had a lapse of 16 years and i'm sure a lot has happened since i last picked up my oil-cutter. i want to have a lightbox built for me but...
14 years ago 1
 
Anyone here collect Vaseline Glass ?
I'm just starting to collect this glass and would like to chat with others. Thanks You should read the Charter. where is it then ? In , on Tue, 25 Apr 2006 Maybe ? didn't the word "crafts" in the...
14 years ago 22
 
this can be a stupid question - Why do you need to foil the glass?
..........and is it the same process with solding ? What I understand it if I wanted to cut sheets of various colored glass I have to cut them into interconnectable shapes, then I would have to use...
14 years ago 2
 
Glass from Poland
Dear Sirs, A company from Poland would like to suggest you establishing cooperation in the range of export of Polish glass products. We own very wide assortment of items made both of colourless and...
14 years ago 1
 
Unique Hot Glass worker
I've uploaded some video of one of the worlds more unique hot glass blowers in action, Kent LeGrand of Redgate Glass in the Margaret River district of the south west of Western Australia Application...
14 years ago 3
 
home made foiler
I have heard all the pluses and minuses about foilers, so I thought I would make my own and see if they were worth having. This took about 45 minutes to make. Modeled after the "table foiler" it...
14 years ago 10
 
Presentation: Arte Mixtlán / Sculptors Terra-cotta polychrome
New ArtWork Prehispanic Contemporary. Sculpture Terra-cotta Polychrome, gold & marble. Culture: Olmec, Maya, Mixtec & Aztec. web: Luis Varela Gardu=F1o Juan Carlos Varela Gardu=F1o Julieta Rodriguez...
14 years ago
 
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We just started a website that has been posted on international buyers directories, all the top search engines, buyer bulletins, local magazines, and collector publications. If you'd like to be a part...
14 years ago