Making Stained Glass Lamps

Making Stained Glass Lamps

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Overview

Step-by-step photos illustrate the entire lamp-making processIncludes full-size, fold-out patterns to make 12 beautiful shadesFeatures "Pro Tips" from a master glass artistA desktop or hanging lamp is a popular project for the beginning or experienced stained-glass crafter. This handsomely illustrated guide offers techniques to make any number of lamps, from simple, contemporary shades to elaborate Tiffany styles. How to create and work with patterns, assemble panels, use a lamp jig, solder and patina, tin and attach caps, select a base—all the steps necessary to create beautiful heirloom pieces.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811736138
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 12/17/2009
Pages: 170
Sales rank: 318,106
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Michael Johnston is a stained glass expert who has been perfecting his craft for more than two decades in the central Pennsylvania region, where he owns and operates Rainbow Vision Stained Glass. He is an accomplished teacher of stained glass techniques and artistry for all skill levels. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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