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Stained Glass: "A How To" Series #1: The Tools of the trade

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Blog entry by kolwdwrkr posted 11-21-2010 08:05 AM 1255 reads 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I appreciate that people showed interest in this blog. I have been wanting to do something like this for quite a while, but never put an effort towards it. In this series I am going to discuss Foiled stained glass, and the methods involved in the making of a lamp. I am not a professional by any means at stained glass, so if you have any input or suggestions it’s much appreciated. I am merely a hobbyist that is self taught. Here is the first video. Sorry that I am not an actor or good at being on camera.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~



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#1 posted 11-21-2010 08:43 AM

Glad you are doing it, pro or not. You are a very talented craftsman. If you don’t believe me, ask anyone else on here ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 11-21-2010 09:30 AM

Looking forward to the following videos. Loosen up & enjoy yourself! I look forward to what I can learn

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#3 posted 11-21-2010 12:42 PM

Keith, this is going to be an interesting series. And you did well on the video. It was informative and presented the subject material well. Thanks for taking the time and effort to produce this. It will be interesting to see the next installment.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 11-21-2010 01:57 PM

I am looking forward to this complete series. How many of us would like to incorporate a little color into some of our woodworking. Thanks.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#5 posted 11-21-2010 02:19 PM

I’ll be following, good luck and enjoy the process.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#6 posted 11-21-2010 02:42 PM

knock us down Keith always interressting to see how other trades does the work
and as Flyfisher said lighten up and enjoy , use a tripod or have a buddy to help you with the camera
or Heidi , just be yourself and pretend we all stand infront of you one to three at a time ,play the ping-pong with the camera as it was one of us :-)

see you on the next toturial
Dennis

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#7 posted 11-21-2010 04:47 PM

Nice job, Keith.

Lee

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#8 posted 11-22-2010 01:37 AM

I’ll be following along as well. My niece works with stained glass as a hobby and she has made some awesome windows mounted in her front door.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#9 posted 11-22-2010 05:58 AM

Very interesting.

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#10 posted 11-23-2010 11:06 PM

Well done Keith. Great introduction.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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