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Workshop Details

Workshop Overview

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

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During this workshop, you will:

  • 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.

What You Take Home

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At the end of this workshop, you will take home your own hand made beautifully crafted Stained Glass Mirror.

Important Details

The Rural Skills Centre will provide:

  • All materials and equipment to make your stained glass mirror;
  • Tea/Coffee and lots of cake;
  • Parking;
  • Accessible facilities.

Please bring or 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 it back.
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Suitability

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The stained glass mirror workshop is suitable for complete beginners through to improvers and all materials and equipment are provided.

Schedule

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Time Activity
10:00 Tea and biscuits on arrival, registration and welcome
10:15 Discussion on health and safety
10:30 Introduction to basic tools and machinery
10:45 Practice pieces
11:15 Tea and cake
11:30 Turning your wooden bowl
12:30 Finishing touches (e.g. oil, stain, wax)
13:00 Workshop finishes
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Tutors

This workshop is taught by Ingrid from Pyramid Stained Glass.

Ingrid Walker
Ingrid Walker