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« on: March 31, 2008 08:53:31 AM »

Hi everyone.  This is my latest stained glass.  I got the pattern from a book.  I think it was called creative stained glass.  The example in the book used all muffle glass, but I like my selections much better. 

This next picture is a close up of my soldering.  I think it's my best soldering job to date. 

And finally, this is a close up of the center blue/green stem.  This picture does not do justice to how pretty this piece of glass really is. 

This is still unframed.  My husband told me that he would make me a wood frame for it, so I'm waiting for him.
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2008 09:11:36 AM »

Beautiful!  And you are right, your soldering looks fantastic!
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2008 10:40:09 AM »


Can you share any tips for soldering so neatly?  I often get little puddles or clumps :-(

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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2008 12:01:30 PM »

I concur, your soldering is amazing!!!!! The flower is beautiful, too. What is "muffle glass"?


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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2008 12:33:34 PM »

Thank you very much!!  

Muffle glass is an antique looking glass which is heavily textured and see through.  The red border in this panel is muffle glass.  I don't know if the muffle that I used is representative of all muffle glass, but this stuff splinters heavily and I counted about 14 little nicks in my fingers and hand after I was done cutting it.  Ouch!  

As for soldering, it's just practice.  I've been doing this off and on for around 3 years.  I haven't taken any classes, just books and what I can learn from the internet.  I still feel like a beginner.  I have learned to be patient with it (I'm not really known for my patience).  If a spot looks messy, I let it cool a bit, then clean that area up the best I can.  

Thanks again for looking!
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2008 07:50:58 PM »

The panel looks great!  Great color choices! Smiley

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