Lets Make Something banner

Home

Home

Youtube graphic
I have a youtube channel with over 750 Project Videos!




Will
Hi, Thanks for visiting my website. My name is Will and if you have questions
or would like to
contribute projects or ideas you can contact me Will

How to Make a Stained Glass Dagger: Part 5

In this part of the tutorial we finish off the dagger by reinforcing it. This makes it strong enough to handle.

 

A view at the zinc came

We strengthen the stained glass dagger by wrapping something called Zinc came all the way around it. This is specifically made for stained glass.

It does come in different types and colors including copper and lead. We will use zinc.

See how the glass fits into it?

 

Notch the zinc came

You can notch and cut the zinc as you need.

 

Apply the zinc came

And wrap the came around the dagger. You can do it in one continuous run all the way around. Or cut it and do it in sections.

 

Solder it

And solder the ends of it together. Solder it to any of the stained glass solder too. This will make it nice and strong.

 

Clean it up with a mild cleanser to get rid of solder debris and flux, and to clean the glass. And that's it! Your dagger is done.

 

The completed stained glass dagger

 

Medieval Art and Drawing Box Make a Medieval Art and Drawing Box

A way to organize and keep your drawing and art supplies. And under the lid we make a nice drawing surface so you can take it with you and have a place to draw and do art. Make a Medieval Art and drawing box.

 

faux bookshelf books Make faux bookshelf books

fun and easy foam project on how to make bookshelf books quickly. Make Faux Books

 

 

 


 

Sign up for my newsletter!

Do you like making projects and exploring a variety of hobbies?

Sign up for my free newsletter. I give you regular updates on hobbies and projects you can make. it is totally free and I don't share your email with anybody.