Introductory Stained Glass Repair and Restoration Workshop
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About the Course
This introductory stained glass repair & restoration day long workshop runs 3 time per year. Check with Gordon for the next date, or follow the links to book online.
The day runs from 10 am til 4pm and is designed to provide an introduction to repairing and restoring traditional leaded stained glass windows. The course will cover every stage in the repair process, from stripping out a damaged panel to the final steps of replacing tie-wires and polishing.
The workshop is suitable for both complete beginners and those with some previous stained glass knowledge. Each participant will be supplied with a small antique stained glass panel, which they will dismantle, repair and reconstruct over the course of the weekend.
The following aspects of stained glass repair and restoration will be covered over the two days:
Recording damage and preliminary note-taking
Producing a cartoon
Cutting, templates and cleaning
Re-leading, soldering and finishing
Strengthening and installation
The course will take place at our newly-built dedicated stained glass workshops outside Alford, Aberdeenshire (see map, right).
Morning Glass offer a quality, affordable stained glass restoration and repair service, including the re-leading of broken panels and in-situ repairs. We provide free quotations, and will supply written estimates and church surveys, for insurance purposes or grant applications. We also make beautiful stained glass windows, using quality materials and traditional methods, to the highest standards of workmanship. From traditional door panels to contemporary church windows, our designs grace homes, commercial and non-secular buildings throughout Scotland.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials are included in the course fee. Lunch and tea and coffee will be available too. Feel free to bring cakes, biscuits, goodies etc!