Postponed – Stained Glass Mirror
4 April @ 10:00 – 16:00
This workshop has been postponed. We want people to enjoy their experience at the Rural Skills Centre. We do not want anyone to worry that they may be at risk from Coronavirus (COVID-19) by attending a workshop. In light of this, with immediate effect, we are postponing all workshops scheduled for March/April and will review the situation in the coming weeks. We will contact all those who have bookings with the option to reschedule or refund their ticket. Please keep safe and well.
Learn the traditional method of leading glass with Ingrid Walker. A full day course for those wanting to learn the traditional technique used for making stained glass windows. You will be able to make a mirror or leaded panel to enhance your home. Students will learn or improve on how to cut safely; grind the cut glass edges; stretch and cut the lead down to size; put the pieces together; solder joins; cement panels; clean up and polish to produce a beautiful handcrafted stained glass mirror.
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What you will learn during the workshop:
- Cut and grind glass safely and accurately;
- Stretch and cut the lead to size;
- Traditional techniques for making stained glass;
- Solder glass and cement pieces together to create a form/design; and
- Make a hanging hook/use wire decoratively.
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At the end of this workshop, you will take home;
- At the end of the workshop you will be able to take home a beautifully crafted Stained Glass Mirror.
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The Rural Skills Centre will provide;
- All materials to make your Stained Glass Mirror will be provided.
- All facilities are accessible.
- Tea/Coffee and cake will be provided.
- There is plenty of parking at the centre.
This workshop is suitable for;
The Stained Glass Mirror workshop is suitable for complete beginners through to improvers and all materials and equipment are provided.
As you will be working with glass, please wear garments that fully cover your arms, legs and feet (i.e. long sleeved shirt/jumper, trousers/long skirt and shoes).
If you have long hair, it is safest to tie this back.