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These books will get teach beginners how to do stained glass in no time or teach the seasoned crafter a new technique or project.

Basic Stained Glass Making
Basic Stained Glass Making
by Michael Johnston

This guide contains everything the beginner needs to know about making beautiful basic stained glass projects. Lavish color illustrations, step by step lessons, complete explanations of tools and materials, and expert techniques for cutting and polishing glass, tracing patterns, soldering, setting up a workspace, safety, and more are explained with the beginner in mind. 128 pages, 768 color photos, spiral bound.

# 28461    $ 15.95

Beginning Patterns
Beginning Patterns
by Denny Berkery

Contains 40 full-size patterns for the beginner. It is designed with both the student and instructor in mind. Included in this book are 40 colored pictures of completed projects, a variety of designs, tips and techniques to get the beginner off to a good start.

# 9-4784    $ 11.95

Beginning Patterns II
Beginning Patterns II
by Denny Berkery

This book is a second in a series of full size patterns for the beginner. Includes 20 patterns designed for working with lead came and 20 patterns for copper foil. Each pattern has been designed with a beginner in mind. Thumb nails and color pictures are included to aid the user with color selection.

# 9-4785    $ 11.95

Beyond Basic Stained Glass Making
Beyond Basic Stained Glass Making
by Michael Johnston

Build on the basic stained glass-making skills you already possess. With straightforward text and a wealth of color photos, this book will show you how to master more advanced stained glass-making techniques: making complex cuts with a table saw and repeating cuts with a jig system, making and installing hinges, foiling glass jewels and nuggets, creating and fastening mosaic pieces, using a lamp jig, applying patinas to lead and zinc, installing reinforcing wire properly. It also offers step-by-step instructions for creating a tabletop box, a large hanging lampshade, and a decorative mosaic--along with expert advice on how to improve your stained glass-making skills. 144 pgs, 750 color photos, spiral bound.

# 33632    $ 15.95  $ 13.95

Beyond Beginnings
Beyond Beginnings
by Vicki Ash

A pattern resource for advanced, beginning, intermediate students and teachers. Features 40 patterns; an eclectic mix of traditional, contemporary, representational and wild designs. These patterns are designed to progress the beginner into more challenging work while maintaining strong, basic design principles.

# 9-4786    $ 12.95

How To Design Stained Glass with 84 Patterns
How To Design Stained Glass with 84 Patterns
with 84 Patterns
by Jennie French

Learn the basic principles and techniques of stained glass design. Key topics: design sources, enlarging and reworking, abstract and representational design, and how to design flat as well as 3-dimensional projects. Projects: flowers, leaves, animals, birds, landscapes, architectural studies and more. 176 pages, 84 designs.

# 36848    $ 15.95

How To Work in Beveled Glass Book
How To Work in Beveled Glass Book
by Anita & Seymour Isenberg

Easy-to-use, well-illustrated volume by experts explains grozzing, roughing, mitering, smoothing, polishing; joining bevels with lead or foil. Patterns in Victorian and contemporary styles for 14 projects: mirrors, lamps, hanging ornaments, panels. Plus, 6 guest artists exhibit more than 30 works. 248 black-and-white, over 30 color illustrations.

# 36849    $ 16.95  $ 13.95

Introduction to Stained Glass
Introduction to Stained Glass
by Randy & Judy Wardell

A comprehensive do-it-yourself manual with step-by-step information on tools, supplies and techniques. Includes pattern making, glass cutting, fitting, soldering, and finishing for both copper foil and lead came assembly. Lamp making and other special techniques are also covered. 17 projects from Suncatchers, boxes & small windows to stained glass swag & table lampshades. 70 pgs.

# 985041    $ 15.95

Look What You Can Do with Grids
Look What You Can Do with Grids
by Carolyn Kyle & Laura Tayne

Learn how to use grids as backgrounds. Features florals, Victorians, birds, geometrics, and more. Great ideas for building with bevels, creating quick transoms and windows. Color representations of each finished project included. Over 40 full color designs, 32 pages.

# 133747    $ 17.85

Grid Sheets for Stained Glass Design
Grid Sheets for Stained Glass Design
Do you have a project that needs to fit a square or rectangular frame or other existing opening? These grid sheets make it simple to find and draw the outside dimensions of your stained glass panel. It's as easy as connecting the dots! Use the center lines, grid lines, and dimension markings for reference as you draw your design. Contains 3 22"x34" sheets.

# 133748    $ 5.95

Making Stained Glass Boxes
Making Stained Glass Boxes
by Michael Johnston

160 pages, 515 color photos. Using the wide variety of stained glass available to create one-of-a-kind tabletop boxes is explained and illustrated in an easy-to-follow format. Itís like looking over the shoulder of a master glass artist at work. Illustrated step-by-step instruction on techniques to make a variety of beautiful and practical stained glass boxes. Photos show exactly how to assemble corners, attach hinges and lids, work with mirrored glass, create shelves and compartments, and add feet and lips. Detailed information for the beginner or more experienced glass artist.

# 35940    $ 15.95

Making Stained Glass Lamps Book
Making Stained Glass Lamps Book
by Michael Johnston

Includes full-size, fold-out patterns to make 12 beautiful shades. A desktop or hanging lamp is a popular project for the beginning or experienced stained-glass crafter. This handsomely illustrated guide offers techniques to make any number of lamps, from simple, contemporary shades to elaborate Tiffany styles. Contains how to create and work with patterns, assemble panels, use a lamp jig, solder and patina, tin and attach caps, select a base-all the steps necessary to create beautiful heirloom pieces. 176 pages, 577 color photos

# 36138    $ 17.95

Making Tiffany Lamps
Making Tiffany Lamps
by Hugh Archer

An authentic reproduction Tiffany lamp can be a handmade heirloom handed down through generations. This unique how-to book describes in step-by-step detail how to create an authentic reproduction, one of the most exciting and challenging projects the stained-glass artist can tackle. Features never-before-published secrets for creating authentic patina and includes large-scale images of 30 finished lamps as well as close-ups of shade details. Color photos illustrate the entire lamp-making process from cutting the pattern and selecting glass to assembling tiles and soldering a shade.

# 35957    $ 19.95  $ 17.95

Quick Success Stained Glass
Quick Success Stained Glass
by Randy & Judy Wardell

A complete how-to guide that has an easy to follow format with a beginner-friendly approach to glass cutting and assembly in the traditional copper-foil method. Features more than 100 color photos that will guide readers through each step of the creation process and then inspire them with full-size patterns for 18 different projects designed specifically for first time crafters. Designs include 8 suncatchers, 5 window panels, 2 lampshades, 2 flowerpots and 1 candleholder.

# 985181    $ 9.95

Stained Glass
Stained Glass
by Kay Bain Weiner

Covers a range of stained glass techniques using Tiffany copper foil from cutting glass to soldering seams. Also includes a selection of patterns you can use to make some of the objects described in the book or modify as you make your own imaginative designs. Step-by-step directions to guide in constructing mirrors, windows and panels, as well as lamps, boxes, jewelry, and fantasy items. 16 pages of patterns, over 300 photos (most in color).

# 972321    $ 23.95

Stained Glass Basics
Stained Glass Basics
by C Rich & M Mitchell & R Ward

Presents the fundamental techniques of working with stained glass. Excellent color photographs and diagrams show materials and tools, as well as the cutting, assembling, and soldering of glass items. Includes hanging glass panels, boxes, and lamps. All have pattern diagrams and technical tips for construction. Great good book for use with classes of beginning glass crafters.

# 10484    $ 14.95

Sidelights, Fanlights and Transoms
Stained Glass Craft Made Simple
by James McDonell

An expert manual that shows how anyone can make beautiful stained glass pieces using the easy-to-learn copper-foil method. Step-by-step instructions and 45 photos, drawings, and diagrams explain every step from making patterns, pattern cutting, scoring glass, foiling, soldering, framing, patinas, and more. 45 black-and-white illustrations.

# 36862    $ 4.95

Stained Glass the Easy Way
Stained Glass the Easy Way
by Walrus Publications

A how-to guide for anyone interested in learning the craft of stained glass. Skills such as glass cutting, breaking, grinding, applying copper foil and soldering are taught in words and diagrams which are easy to understand. Full-size patterns are included for 26 projects; from simple designs for those starting out to more challenging ones for skilled craftspersons.

# 7679    $ 13.95

The Technique of Leaded Glass Book
The Technique of Leaded Glass Book
by Alastair Duncan

Illustrated survey with expert on Tiffany glass as its guide. Topics include traditional and stained glass items; Tiffany revival; varieties of glass and tools; soldering; cutting glass; design; window ornaments; lead cane lampshades; copper foil techniques. For crafters at every level of experience. 252 black-and-white illustrations. 8 full-color illustrations.

# 36865    $ 19.95