Craftsman Entertainment Center (leaded glass panels)

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Blog entry by goggy posted 169 days ago 811 reads 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used 1/4 inch zinc u-channel for the perimeter and 3/8 inch lead came (flat h style) for everything else. I initially tried the came in zinc and ruined it! For me, the zinc came was very hard to work with and looked awful. Conversely, the lead cut and soldered easily. After initial layout on a square jig, I cut the glass, soldered into place, and then applied black cement glazing. Everything is then cleaned off with a liberal dose of whiting powder which is worked in with a stiff brush. Unfortunately I ran out of came so I couldn’t finish the other door.

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#1 posted 169 days ago

Great looking project. I like the style and proportions, so the leaded glass is icing on the cake.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 169 days ago

Very nice project and build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 168 days ago

This is a very nice looking project. There is some significant “wow” factor here.

-- Art

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