Stained Glass Tutorials
A selection of written and video tutorials on how to make stained glass. If you would like to learn how to make stained glass, these DIY stained glass tutorials…
Assembling leaded stained glass is a logical process if you know what you’re doing. These answers to common problems will fill in the gaps and make leading up stained glass easier for you. Assembling Leaded Stained Glass Diamonds - There are a couple of ways to lead up a diamond in stained glass: bending the lead came around the diamond OR shaping the end of the lead came to accommodate the ‘V’ shape, This article shows you the two types.#stainedglass #stainedglassdiamonds
Signing stained glass tells the world that you designed and made it ALL yourself. There's something really satisfying about seeing your name on your window at the end of all your hard work. This tutorial will show some ways you can personalise your work.
Mirrors can be used very creatively in copper foiled stained glass work. You can use them as a regular looking glass, or incorporate them into lamps or panels. All you have to do differently is make sure you treat the mirror pieces with edge sealant. Here are some useful tips on how to use them and how to avoid damaging the backing and mirror discolouration.
This video shows you how to use the glass grain to enhance the feeling you want from your panel. In this example, I’m using green glass to cut the leaves of a flower and I want the grain to mimic a real leaf in nature as much as I can. This video shows you how to cut the glass so the grain is flowing in the right direction and gives you some tips on how to avoid wasting glass.