Stained Glass

Here is the step-by-step process of the stained glass commission by Barry Swinburne

Design – Measurements and templates were taken to do a scale drawing The design was undertaken followed by full size working drawings.

Cutting and Leading

The coloured glass was selected and placed onto the drawing for cutting followed by the shaping of the lead around the glass ready to be soldered.


Once the panels had been soldered and cleaned they were cemented to make water tight. The cement also helps to stiffen the panel and to darken the lead


The panels were carefully lifted into the frame to correspond to the design and adjusted so the lead lines all ran through