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bkfoltz
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filigrees - can I

Postby bkfoltz » Thu Jan 08, 2004 11:39 am

I was digging through my stained glass stuff to find my copper sheets so that I could make some stars to sandwich between some colored glass and clear. I found some great brass filigrees that I forgot I had. Will they work?

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Postby Doug Randall » Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:23 pm

Probably the best way to find out anything is by taking the time to do a test. Take notes. Then you will know for sure if it works.

BobB

Postby BobB » Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:43 pm

We fused filigree wings between glass in some dragonflys. I was underwelmed! The metal darkens and looked ugly for the design. It did work, but needs more tests to get a better affect.

BobB

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Postby Chris H » Thu Jan 08, 2004 8:09 pm

I had great results when I fused this star between some dichroic and clear glass.

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Postby Tom White » Fri Jan 09, 2004 9:21 am

You might want to try painting youy metal before fusing with something to keep it bright. I use Unique Glass Colors clear. Others have suggested Super Spray, Spray A or borax solution. View mine at http://photos.yahoo.com/tomwhite2

Best wishes,
Tom in Texas


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