ART OF STAINED GLASS
HOW TO SOLDER STAINED GLASS

Fill Gaps and Burnish
Fill in the gaps with melted solder, and "burnish," meaning to cover all the visible foil with a thin coat of solder. Worry about appearance in the next step.



To view a video of the gap-filling and burnishing step:



Bead Lead Lines
Next, make your lead lines look nice and neat. Apply a generous amount of solder to the lead lines. If the lead line does not appear smoothly beaded, touch the uneven area with the tip of the soldering iron to re-melt it.



To view a video of beading:



Soldering, copper foil technique

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