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Safety, thermal insulation and security – Part N of the Building Regulations allows for traditional leaded lights and stained glass as ‘glazing in small panes’.
Panels can be safely used in ‘critical locations’ – doors, -
I design, make, repair and restore stained glass using traditional Methods
Answer – it requires a lot of noise and a deal of bashing to break a hole through a leaded panel which is in good condition. A locked door still has to be opened.
Ultimately the aesthetic qualities of a leaded panel must be weighed against the practicalities of thermal performance and security.
My glass painting is done in the traditional way using metal oxide pigments mixed
with water and gum arabic, hand-
Painted centres, motifs and inscriptions can make a panel really stand out.
Painting costs -
Glass choice has a significant bearing on the cost especially where ‘crown’ or other
conservation glasses are called for. Plain leaded lights -
Prices are subject to changes so please call for a quote Contact Details Here
Little more about me
I have been making traditional leaded glass panels for a living for about 14 years,
before which I worked as a building surveyor doing architectural work, so I claim
a good working knowledge of domestic buildings and an interest in period building
styles and detailing. I work by myself so the whole process -
Glass is cut by hand using a simple wheel-
A fair amount of elbow grease is also used. I choose not to use design software to
generate drawings which are done on the drawing-
I try to involve my customers as fully as possible, especially in the design process,
and I try to ensure that you are entirely happy with your finished panel. I thoroughly
enjoy my job and take a pride in my work. My preference is to make door and window
panels but I also turn my hand to painted hanging panels, panels for light-
I will also have a go at making virtually anything else from leaded glass such as
terraria, small cloches, lamp-
Painted glass -
The same size panel with smaller panes requires the same amount of glass but more
lead calme, more cutting, more solder, more cement -
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