Free Honeycomb Project Guide

  • Simple shapes are quick and easy to cut
  • Create with color and light! Glass shows radiant color when illuminated

  • Yellow Transparent Glass
  • Light Amber Transparent Glass
  • Pale Amber Transparent Glass
  • Bumble Bee Pre-Cut
  • Ultimate Fuser's Glass Cutting Station
  • 60/40 solder
  • 7/32” copper backed foil
  • Copper Patina
  • Basic stained glass tools
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1. Cut the glass into hexagons using the provided pattern.
2. Arrange the hexagon shapes into the size and shape of your choosing.
Delphi Tip: Take a picture of your pattern so that it's easier to put back into place once foiled.
Step 3
Step 4
3. Foil each piece using a copper backed foil.
4. Arrange the now foiled shapes back into your original pattern. Apply flux to the area before soldering.
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Step 6
5. Solder all joints and edges on both sides. Tin all outer edges.
6. Clean off all residual flux. Using a brush, work the copper patina over the solder.
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Step 8
7. Tack solder the bee.
Delphi Tip: The bee and the honeycomb panel should be patinated separately before tack soldering.This ensures all solder lines are fully patinated.
8. Enjoy.