How to Make Stained GLASS WINDOWS at Home

How to make stained glass windows at home - Stained glasses add a special appeal to the building. Typically the beautiful colorations to them reflect lighting in a unique way making them an amazing treat to watch. Stained window glasses are a typical feature in many European countries.

Did you know that you could make stained glasses at home? All you need couple of basic materials and loads of creativity. Invest in some useful tools like a glasscutter with tungsten, a carbide wheel, lathekin, soldering iron, work board, a glass marker, push pins, and so forth.
 
how to make stained glass windows at home
How to make stained glass windows at home
Buy protective clothing like eyeglasses, gloves etc. Presently there are high chances of a glass chipping and hitting your eyes and skin. Presently there are 3 main categories of glass: Cathedral, Opalescent and lastly Sheet Antique Glass. After selecting the type of glass you want, draw a routine of your choice. Make sure you make a duplicate copy as well. Now slice the patterns. Place them on the glass and trace them with a glass marker.

Next, use a glasscutter to slice the glass into different pieces of patterns. Separate each glass pattern with glass pliers. You may use your hand also. Arrange them on your work board. Use pushpins to make them stay in place. Carve the edges if necessary. Make sure all the pieces fit properly with the other. Now, foil each glass pattern. Smoothen the foil and polish with lathekin. Assemble different pieces with each other. Then brush flux all over the foil. Melt solder on top of the foil with a soldering iron. Flip the soldered glass over, and then solder the other part too. Thereafter, clean the glass with a glass cleanser. Your stained glass windows is ready!

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