Pieces of glass are like little bits of Heaven. Follow my growth, my learning curve, my trail of bandaid wrappers as I foil and solder my way through retirement.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Like Lemon Juice On A Paper Cut
The first of three panels all done and flipped over to the right side. In spite of working like a mad woman I didn't get it done in time to hold up to daylight. I spent an hour placing Strong Line reinforcement in every conceivable place, especially reinforcing the borders. And just in case you didn't know, when you shove a piece of copper under your fingernail by accident, it hurts like crazy and bleeds all over. Then, when you get flux in it, it's like lemon juice on a paper cut. I soldered for about five hours, and in spite of the fume trap, inhaled waaaay too much flux smoke. I'll try to get a picture tomorrow of the light shining through. I'm pretty happy with the softness of the colors.