This beginner course will teach each student how to make a basic stained glass panel by learning how to design, cut, grind, foil, and solder an individual project. The course will be taught over 3 days, with each day focusing on certain skills and progression of your project:

Where: The Hot Spot @ Rainbow Art Glass’ Warehouses
Age Minimum: 16 years old and up

Note: All materials need to be purchased at least one day prior to 1st class

1st Class
Date: Saturday, October 26th, 2019, Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PMpanel-1

  • Learn about all the tools/terms that will be used
  • Learn how to cut glass using hand cutters
  • Choose pattern from one of Rainbow’s supplied styles
  • Choose glass for your project
  • Cut your pieces from your pattern
  • Learn to use grinders and demonstrations with band/wire saws

2nd Class:
Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • Finish grinding all pieces
  • Learn how to wrap your pieces in copper foil
  • Learn how to apply flux to your foiled pieces
  • Learn how to solder your project

3rd Class:
Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2019, Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • Discuss about the different types of framing
  • Learn how to cut, miter, and solder framing
  • Choose patina color and learn how to apply
  • Polish finished piece for take home
  • Discuss finished pieces and any questions by students

Course Fee: $99.95 total for all 3 days (or take any of them individually for $45/class)

What to Bring: All of these materials can be purchased at our warehouse for discounted prices for students! (Feel free to bring your own tools if you already have them)

  • Glass Cutter – Carbide Wheel
  • Metal Running Plier
  • Soldering Iron 80W or 100Wpanel-2
  • Spool (1#) 60/40 Solder
  • 1 Roll of 7/32″ Foil – Copper or Black Color
  • Grozier (Combo) Pliers
  • Small Bottle of Liquid Flux
  • Flux Brush
  • Foil Stick for Burnishing Foil
  • Black Marker and White/Silver Marker
  • Strip (6′) of 1/4″ U Zinc, Copper, or Brass (only need 1 strip, but any of these metals are fine)
  • Approx 2 square feet of colored glass (scrap glass in our showroom is perfect to use

Approx Cost for above materials – $70 (most of cost is iron, cutter, and grozier which will be good to use for many, many projects).

Discounts on all products after the class or when picking-up your project (some exceptions apply).

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Questions: Please contact our office at 732-681-6003. Enrollment is limited so contact us ASAP to hold your spot.

Cancellation Policy: Must cancel spot for class 7 days prior to the event for a full refund. If the spot is canceled 1-6 days before the event, you will receive a credit towards a future class.