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Protects and polishes your glass art
100% pure carnauba wax for a deep luster on metal surfaces
12 oz. shake and squirt bottle
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This item: Stained Glass Finishing Compound - 12 oz
100% pure carnauba wax, the hardest wax available, comes in a shake and squirt bottle. Remove tarnish and residue on your solder lines while giving glass, solder and came a deep luster. Protects and adds a professional touch to all stained glass work. The 12 oz. bottle finishes more than 400 sq. ft. This item cannot be shipped air.
Pros : I love this finishing compound. It cleans any remaining gunk...glue, marker lines, whatever....from the glass. Both the glass and your solder lines shine after a good polishing with this compound.
Cons : It removes a little of the patina. Black comes out a pretty gunmetal color. Copper on the other hand really brightens and shines.
Other Thoughts : It's a little hard to get the residue out of small pieces and tight areas. I've found using a dampened Q-tip works wonders. Don't kid yourself, though. The wonderful shine comes from elbow grease as well as the Finishing Compound!
Why are there different colors of foil? Copper foil is available with several color backings. The backing is on the adhesive side of the foil so that when the foil is wrapped around a piece of transparent glass the color backing is visible if you look inside the foiled area through the glass. This sounds like a small detail, but if you patina your solder lines, a different color foil backing would be very obvious if you used cathedral or clear glass. If you plan on using copper patina the copper foil with no color backing will match, if you plan on leaving the solder in its natural silver color the silver foil will match, or black backed foil for black patina. By using matched foil and solder finish you eliminate having a black solder line with a halo of copper showing through the glass. Im having difficulty getting a
Even More Elegant Lamps to Create. Whimsical designs from the Aanraku Studio are sure to light up any home with beautiful color and design. Includes outdoor scenes, animals, seasonal and floral patterns. Table lanterns are made with flat panels, so the are quick and easy to crate. All shown finished and in color. Images below from book. Insider tip Enlarge patterns by 120% to 130% to have a perfect fit with #7646 triangle wood lamp base (sold separately).
The Summer 2015 session of art glass classes at Delphi's Creativity Center in Lansing, MI is gearing up to start soon. This season renowned glass artists Peter McGrain and Deb Crowley impart their innovative new ideas and techniques to student glassworkers at Delphi. Get to know each artist and their work, then see which class is right for you. Class sizes are limited so register now to ensure your opportunity to work with these amazing artists. Peter McGrain Award winning artist/designer Peter McGrain has been working with stained glass for over 30 years. During this time he has handled every type of stained glass project imaginable; ranging in scope from intimate experimental panels to large-scale architectural installations. In all, it is his attention to composition and technique that make his imagery so successful. Check out Peter's work on his website or our Pinterest board.