Beyond Basic Stained Glass Making: Techniques and Tools to Expand Your Abilities (Stackpole Beyong Basics) (Spiral)

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By Sandy Allison, Michael Johnston (Contribution by), Alan Wycheck (Photographer)


- 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

Sandy Allison is a writer and editor who lives in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. 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. Alan Wycheck is a concrete specialist and former partner in The SO Factory, a concrete design company. He is also an award-winning photographer and lives in central Pennsylvania.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811733632
ISBN-10: 0811733637
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication Date: May 1st, 2007
Pages: 113
Language: English
Series: Stackpole Beyong Basics