Making

  • Sketching
    Sketching
    Ideas are developed and sketches are made.
  • Drawing up
    Drawing up
    The design is drawn up to a life-size cut line diagram. This is called a cartoon
  • Glass selection and cutting
    Glass selection and cutting
    Colours are chosen and glass types and shades are selected. Glass is cut according to the cartoon.
  • Leading up
    Leading up
    The glass and lead are pieced together on a wooden board. Horse shoe nails secure the work.
  • Soldering
    Soldering
    The junctions of the lead are soldered together
  • Cementing
    Cementing
    The panel is cemented for strength and waterproofing
  • Clean up
    Clean up
    Finally, cleaning up and polishing
  • Ta da!
    Ta da!