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Totally New To Stain Glass, Question On Lead Came And Copper Foil


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#1 Dee Whitney

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 07:57 PM

Hello, I am totally new to flower gardening and to stain glass, but want to combine the two!  Yrs ago I made glass pendants with copper foil, so a little familiar to soldering.  I want to make some pretty stain glass garden stakes for my garden.  Can I make them with the copper foil method or do I need to learn up on lead came?  

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#2 Tod Beall

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 08:24 PM

Foil should be fine, Dee.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 06:51 AM

Copper foil stands up well outside.  A couple of my students have been doing garden stakes lately.  I think I have a few posted on my glass facebook page at facebook.com/annabelleartglass.  I would just post pictures of their stakes here, but I don't know how to attach a photo to a post.



#4 Dee Whitney

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 08:45 PM

Great! Good to know!  I will have to check out your page.  Thank you!






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