Making Stained Glass Lamps [With Pattern(s)] (Paperback)
Step-by-step photos illustrate the entire lamp-making processIncludes full-size, fold-out patterns to make 12 beautiful shadesFeatures "Pro Tips" from a master glass artistA desktop or hanging lamp is a popular project for the beginning or experienced stained-glass crafter. This handsomely illustrated guide offers techniques to make any number of lamps, from simple, contemporary shades to elaborate Tiffany styles. How to create and work with patterns, assemble panels, use a lamp jig, solder and patina, tin and attach caps, select a base--all the steps necessary to create beautiful heirloom pieces.
Michael Johnston is a stained glass expert who has been perfecting his craft for more than two decades in the central Pennsylvania region, where he owns and operates Rainbow Vision Stained Glass. He is an accomplished teacher of stained glass techniques and artistry for all skill levels. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.