Zinc Rebar - Strip

$9.95 USD
Item# 5615Z
In Stock Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days.

  • Measures 1/8" thick and 5/16" wide
  • Sold individually in 6 foot lenghts
  • Used to reinforce panels larger than 24" tall or wide
  • Cuts easily with the X-Acto Razor Saw or the Power Mitre II Chop Saw


Product Description

Give your stained glass creations the reinforcement to last for centuries with this easy to install external reinforcement. Sturdy zinc rebar will add strength and stability to your lead and copper foil creations. Cuts easily with the hand held X-Acto Razor Saw #5050, or a power came saw such as the Power Miter II™ Chop Saw #7990.

Zinc rebar should be used to reinforce panels measuring more than 24" in any direction. For panels 2' - 3' long one piece of rebar can be used in the middle of the longest side of your panel. Rebar should extend onto zinc frame to the outer edge and be soldered to that and each solder seam that it connects with. For larger panels additional equally spaced supports should be added. 

Measures 1/8" thick and 5/16" wide. Six feet long strip. Sold per piece. When ordering individual came pieces an over sized boxing charge will be applied.

Stained glass panel by artist Steena Gaut. 

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  •   Bends a little
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Pros : small and easy to hide within a design
Cons : hard to cut and still does bend a little so if you are looking for strength to hold a long/large piece from bending, use steel instead.
Other Thoughts : wish it didn't cost so much to ship!
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