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kolwdwrkr

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I am working on making a lamp for Gracie Barra. The shade will be stained glass. The base will be turned. I am not sure what type of wood the base will be. The reason for this post is to offer a “how to” blog on stained glass. If there is enough interest I will write a blog on how to cut, grind, wrap, and solder the panel, as well as introduce patina. I may do the blog in a series of short videos to make it easier to see each task.
So without further adoo, who’s interested?

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~


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#1 posted 1375 days ago

sounds like a great idea i have worked with stained glass for a very long time, you should show how to do,so more woodworkers use it some of their projects, i have worked in metal,glass,leather and stone all could be use in woodworking also.shinju

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 1375 days ago

You sound like me shinju. I work with leather too and like the multi media. I have wanted to start integrating metal. My dad is an excellent welder and I may have him show me someday. It’s hard to find time to do anything other then woodworking. The stained glass and leather started as hobbies and I’m slowly starting to do more and more of it.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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shinju

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#3 posted 1375 days ago

yes i know a lot of folks don’t know how much other things can be worked into woodworking other than just wood. keep up the good work . maybe folks will get the idea and try it.best of luck,shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

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#4 posted 1375 days ago

sign me up …i was just seeking info on stain-glass how to,s

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#5 posted 1375 days ago

It certainly would be interesting and I would like to know how it’s done, dont know if I would use it tho. Too many other things on my plate.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#6 posted 1375 days ago

Good idea Keith. I’d like to try that..

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#7 posted 1375 days ago

keith my friend you have just hit on one of my bucket list topics. Count me in.

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

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#8 posted 1375 days ago

I would like to see a blog on that myself.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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lilredweldingrod

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#9 posted 1375 days ago

I’m on board!

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shinju

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#10 posted 1375 days ago

seems like alot fellow woodwokers are showing interest in it. show them the two ways of securing the glass lead and copper foil. so they can choose which one to use. the lead is better for windows and bigger works,the copper foil is good for small work or lamps aka tiffany style. if you would like some info or help be free to ask.shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

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kolwdwrkr

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#11 posted 1375 days ago

Shinju, Because I’m making a lamp I am using the copper foil. Would you be interested in sharing how to do the lead? I can show what the lead looks like, how to stretch it, etc but I wouldn’t be making anything with it. It will actually take me off my project, which is what is making the blog convenient to begin with.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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chrisstef

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#12 posted 1375 days ago

Im all in on this one! I think adding stained glass to some of the reclaimed things i like to do would be great. A lost art in my book.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#13 posted 1375 days ago

yes sir count me in…have always wanted to learn stained glass and the solder process…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 1375 days ago

i also am interested in stain glass work someday if time i want to try to work it

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#15 posted 1375 days ago

Sure, do it! 10 should be enuf and I’m #15 :-))

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

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