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railNtrail
« on: May 01, 2010 02:07:07 PM »

This is a project I completed last spring. I decided it was the last semester of my senior year in college and I was going to take a fun class! Pictures of my progression...

Final sketch, ready to cut the pattern out:


Cut and foiled, ready to solder:


Finished soldering:


Framed and ready to hang!


I really had a ton of fun in class and wish I had the resources to continue making stained glass art at home!

*ETA* This was my first glass project ever!  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2010 02:27:56 PM »

Pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2010 05:13:51 PM »

VERY cool! Where do you get the copper foil? I've been looking for it without success.
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Mannon2
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2010 02:42:31 AM »

Very nice!  You did a lovely job, and there's no reason you can't work in stained glass at home -- I know several people who do (including me) - you just need to be extra-diligent around cleanup if you don't have a space dedicated solely to glass.

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010 01:01:10 PM »

Thanks everyone!

hgddm, the foil was provided as one of the things that our lab fees went towards. I'm not sure where my instructor found it but I think I remember seeing it at Hobby Lobby maybe?

Thanks Mannon2, I really would like to do some more glass crafts at home. I just don't have the money to put towards it right now. Someday though, I am for sure hanging onto the few supplies that we had to buy for the class. The biggest thing I need is a water grinder ($$$).
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2010 04:17:00 PM »

A fine piece, and well constructed. I love the layout, myself, and the slight marbling of the glass lends just the right atmosphere.
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2010 04:58:51 PM »

That's lovely!  I love the simplicity of the lines;  both elegant and simple.  I have a "cowgirl" bff who would love something like that. 
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2010 11:21:56 PM »

This is stunning! Great work!
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