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I can answer questions concerning design,fabrication, repair, restoration,and instillation of stained glass windows. I know about the history and technique of stained glass. Former member of the restoration committee of The Stained Glass Association of America.

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I have over 36 years experience in the stained glass field. I have done craft shows, managed a stained glass retail store, taught classes, was a studio foreman and have had my own studio for over 16 years.Former restoration committee member of the Stained Glass Association of America. Founding member of The American Glass Guild.


Stained Glass Association of America
The British Society of Master Glass Painters
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Association for Preservation Technology International
American Institute foe Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
American Glass Guild

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2013-07-05 Valuable?:

These appear to be sections from larger windows. I doubt that they are original to the house that you found them in. My guess is that they may be worth about $500 each if they are in very good condition

2013-05-06 History:

Hi Ken  I must say that you have piqued my curiosity.  However without seeing at least a photo of the window in question there is no way I can help identify it. Some La Farge facts are:   1- La Farge had

2012-09-01 Leading & reinforcement:

Sorry for the delay, but we are having a 3 day holiday in the US.  You say the window is 430cmx1135cm. My conversions tell me that the window will be approximately 14 feet by 37 feet. You then say "divided

2012-05-25 framing a pair of stained glass panels.:

Hi  I'm sorry, but I'll need a drawing to fully understand what you want to do. I would suggest that you cut the 7' tall measurement in half and weld a Tee bar into the frame to support the upper half

2012-05-25 Hanging Window:

Hi  Without seeing the design of the window,knowing your skill level and how and where you are placing the reinforcement. The answer is 44x44 "can" be made in one piece. HOWEVER, if you break it up into


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