Stained Glass Basics with Sharon Bladholm
Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CDT)
Sharon Bladholm, owner of Opal Glass Studios, for over 30 years will go over the best ways to clean, restore, preserve and protect stained glass panels and light fixtures.She will demonstrate the 3 methods which stained glass panels are created with, lead and zinc, channel and the copper foil technique. She will also demonstrate basics of how glass is cut and discuss all the steps that are included in making a window, design, patterns, cutting glass, fabricating window, and installation.
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Our mission is to create a market for reclaimed building materials. We do this by diverting materials from landfills and making them accessible for reuse through our retail warehouse, by promoting sustainable deconstruction practices, by providing education and job training programs, and by creating innovative models for sustainable reuse.
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