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Stained Glass Hinge Points

Hinge Points and How They Affect Your Stained Glass ArtI’ve been seeing a lot of chatter lately about hinge points. Far too often people don’t understand what they are, how to avoid them, or even how to reinforce them. Sadly, this sometimes includes people who are offering advice (eek!)  So let’s take a moment to identify what […]

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Learning From Challenging Projects

Have you ever noticed how pushing yourself to take on a new challenge in a project can result in the willingness to try more new things?  It’s as though ​the problem solving process in trying new things allows our creativity to multiply​ and then the thrill we get from completing the task, sets us ​up to […]

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Choosing a Glass Cutter

​Choosing the Right Glass Cutter​There are many glass cutter styles out there and it can be hard to know which one to choose. In this video, I​ explain the different styles and show you ​how they fit in your hand. Not everyone works the same or ​has the same physical make up. I personally have nerve […]

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A Good Fit for Stained Glass: How Close Should the Pieces Be?

​​A Good Fit: ​​What to look for before soldering​It’s a common question asked by many stained glass ​hobbyists, “How close should the glass pieces be?”​And one would think there should be a straight forward answer, right?  Well, in theory yes. But I’d rather talk about reality. We’re not machines. We each work differently​, learn differently and have […]

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