Whittemore-Durgin Stained Glass Supplies, 825 Market St.,
Rockland MA 02370
Stained glass supplies and tools, art and architectural glass, and so much more!
Zinc for framing. It solders readily to both lead and copper.
Used instead of lead in most lampshade work, and on many other projects. First you wrap the copper foil around the entire perimeter of the glass, where it is held in place by its adhesive backing. After you have wrapped and fitted together several pieces, you run a continuous bead of solder along all of the exposed copper. You then turn the work over and repeat the process on the reverse.
A tin-plated copper wire that solders very readily to lead and copper foil. Use in small loops on your work piece to provide a place for attaching your chain or hanging cord, or bend it in various shapes to create a decorative accent. Available in #14 and #18 gauge.
Decorative flexible brass stripping for use in lampshade work as well as boxes, lanterns, trays and other projects where a decorative edging is required.
Decra Led is an adhesive-backed strip of real lead that you can attach to glass to make it look like a leaded glass window. This stuff is handy for a quick repair, or to fake out your friends who will think you know how to "do" stained glass. (How you manage to make your window multicolored is a whole different issue.)