Shows crafters at all levels how to create stunning lampshades. Projects include a candle chimney, lantern, panel shade, hanging cylinder lamp, and procedures using the lead-came method and copper-foil. 180 black-and-white figures.
“Di Spirito expands the visual and dictionary definition of what it means to put colored glass together. [She] presents in-depth information on glass and techniques. Five projects, one each for her identified types, are well positioned for both beginners and somewhat experienced crafters....The final touch is a panoply of thirtysomething pages filled with designs to copy.”—Booklist.
Over 120 patterns adapted from authentic tribal motifs depict striking elements from Jicarilla Apache basketry, Zuni and Hopi pottery, a Nez Percé woven bag, an Arapaho shield cover, a Navajo blanket, more.
The basic techniques of leaded glass, including choosing, preparing and cutting glass, leading up, soldering, framing, and finishing. Also includes a detailed and illustrated discussions of tools and materials, and patterns for 20 projects.
Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.