Panel Repair

Design, Fabrication, and Text by Jim Ellerman


Techniques for replacing broken glass pieces in finished stained glass panels. Tips are offered for using a hot soldering iron and needle nose pliers to remove the old foil from the broken pieces before cleaning off the solder. The replacement pieces are then cut, fit, foiled, and soldered into place. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.


This article was originally published on page 50 in the Winter 2011 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly.
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