Beyond Basic Stained Glass Making Creative techniques to go beyond the fundamentals
Includes an illustrated review of basic skills and tools plus how to use new tools and new ways to use basic tools
Step-by-step instructions for making three intermediate-level projects
Build on the basic stained glass-making skills you already possess. With straightforward text and a wealth of color photos, this book will show you how to master more advanced stained glass-making techniques: making complex cuts with a table saw and repeating cuts with a jig system, making and installing hinges, foiling glass jewels and nuggets, creating and fastening mosaic pieces, using a lamp jig, applying patinas to lead and zinc, installing reinforcing wire properly--all skills that will allow you to expand your creative horizons. It also offers step-by-step instructions for creating a tabletop box, a large hanging lampshade, and a decorative mosaic--along with a host of expert advice on how to improve your stained glass-making skills.
About the Author:
Techniques and Tools to Expand Your Abilities
Michael Johnston has been creating stained glass pieces and teaching stained glass-making techniques for years. He is the expert consultant to Basic Stained Glass Making and owns and operates Rainbow Vision Stained Glass in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
144 pages, 750 color photos.