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Frame your stained glass projects in this oak framing stock for an elegant finishing touch. High-quality hardwood comes in sections six feet long with a channel 3/8" deep and 5/16" wide. Sanded smooth, routed, and ready for you to apply the finish. Other widths and lengths available. Sold by the piece. Special handling charge of $6.95 applies per order.
Tips for Making Wood Frames for Stained Glass Beginning with the size of your finished panel, add the miter allowance to get the correct outside size to cut the frame:
1" wide frame stock: add 1-5/16"
1-3/8" wide frame stock: add 2-1/16"
2" wide frame stock: add 3-5/16"
Use framing screws #8845 for the corners. Following the package directions, drill corner holes and insert screws.
Delphi Tips: To prevent the sideways "drift" or "stepping" you may experience when assembling the frame, just place a C-clamp covering both mitered edges. Keep it snug – but not too tight, and insert screw.
Side Mount Hooks #8841 are a strong and secure method of hanging framed stained glass panels.
Bevel panel by artist George Ayars. Rose and bevel accent panels by artist Denny Berkery. Both from "300 Stained Glass Cabinet Door Designs" book #6078.
Clean Up After your piece is soldered to your satisfaction, it is ready to clean. Carefully clean the front and back of the piece with hot soapy water or flux remover. An abrasive cleaner and fine grain steel wool is effective for shining the solder lines. Remember, if all flux residue is not removed from the piece, the solder seams may oxidize over time. Oxidation is the crusty white buildup that sometimes appears on metal. Dirty solder seams may also inhibit the coating of patinas. If you would like your solder seams to be a color other than silver, apply a patina to it. Patina is a chemical that reacts with the solder and changes the color. Popular colors of patina are black and copper. Thoroughly dry the panel and apply stained glass finishing compound, a liquid wax, to
How do you secure a panel into the garden stakes, fireplace screens and/or Wooden boxes? The fireplace screens do have clips available to secure the stained glass panel. Another option, which can be used for all, is to use a silicone adhesive to seal your panel into its frame. Is it safe to do stained glass when you are pregnant? Although the risks are miniscule if you use proper safety procedures, this is an individual decision that you should discuss with your health care provider. It is important to remember that you are not only handling lead, but may be inhaling small amounts of mists and fumes from flux when soldering. If you choose to continue creating in stained glass during your pregnancy we recommend that you work in a well ventilated area, do not ever eat, drink or smoke in your workshop, and wash well after handling chemicals or