Tricks of the Trade—Using Fluxed Solder Wire to Avoid Shifting Glass

Design, Fabrication, and Text by Joseph Godek

 

Tips for fluxing solder wire rather than the project itself. This technique can save time and the frustration of having to reposition glass pieces already placed on the pattern. Fluxing the solder wire instead provides a way to flux a project without having to use pushpins or retainers to keep the glass pieces in place.

 

This article was originally published on page 12 in the Winter 2011 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly.
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