A beginner with TONS of questions
So here's the situation.
- I have stained glass (enough to open my own shop - given to me - someone was cleaning out)
-I have tools and foils and whatnots for making the real deal (gifted with the above glass)
-I have 4 old windows (and name given to the guy I got them from, he's going to call me when he has more)
Now, I would like to do GOG on those windows. I am familiar with cutting and grinding the glass, ( I made some stepping stones a few years ago) I can find patterns or make my own designs, I've read this forum for the last 2 weeks about glue and grouting and leading, etc. Here's the questions.
What is whiting used for? That came in the box of the tools.
What do I need to do to the windows themselves to insure the panes won't fall out once the colored glass is added?
To hang the windows after they are finished? Something added to the back or something looped through the framework? I imagine they are super heavy when finished?
What's your favorite kind of grinder to use?
Anything I can wear to protect my fingers from cuts?
That's it for now (I think!)
THanks for helping me!