So now you know all the basic tools of the trade, I am going to let you in on the tricks of the trade.Do you remember the cutting tools I explained in Part 1 of this series?If you are using the pencil or pistol grip cutter, you’ll want to fill the cutter with four to five drops … Continue reading Stained Glass for Beginners -Part 3: Cutting and Shaping Stained Glass
Stained glass projects are really fun and surprisingly, it doesn’t take a huge investment to get started. My goal is to get you familiar with the language and necessities so you can decide if it’s the right art form/craft for you. There are two ways to assemble stained glass; the foil method and leaded came method, the foil method … Continue reading Stained Glass for Beginners -Part 1: Cutting Tools
Upcycling is a great way to reuse your trash and turn it into a great piece of art. Take this Upcycled Wind Bells project for example; from a few used wine or beer bottles and some stringing material, you can create some wonderful wind chimes, all you need is a Generation Green G2 bottle cutter. Think of all the other great … Continue reading Weekender Project: Upcycled Wind Bells
A little while ago I was flipping through a stained glass book and came across this image and I just had to share it! What a great way to incorporate trash into art. I love this image because it ties upcycling with stained glass and it's a little abstract; clearly this trash is being put to good use. The … Continue reading Glass Upcycling Inspiration
We all know having the right tool is key when creating, but how do you know which tool is best for you? When it comes to cutting glass for your stained glass creations there are a few options to choose from. Lets go over the most popular hand tools!Steel Wheel Glass Cutter – the steel wheel cutter … Continue reading How Do You Choose the Best Glass Cutter?