Foil Method Beginners Starter Kit

$247.65

This kit features everything you need at a reasonable price to begin your journey in copper foil stained glass creation!

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Choice Brand Glass Cutter

Beginners economy glass cutter. Oil-fed (optional), acrylic, pencil style, with a carbide cutting wheel. 5 per box.

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Choice 100 Watt Soldering Iron

This soldering iron is a less expensive alternative for beginners. When using this iron a rheostat is highly advised. Unlike the Weller brand iron, this iron does not feature temperature control without a rheostat.

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Gryphette Grinder

The Gryphette is the perfect grinder for the beginning glass artist. The low cost and convenient size can be appreciated by beginners and experts alike!

Includes a standard 3/4 in. bit. Features a 3000 rpm motor and 6-3/4" x 6-3/4" work surface. 5 year manufacturer warranty (excludes bits).

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Choice Running Pliers

Metal running pliers with adjustable set screw for different glass thicknesses.

Running pliers are 8 inches long and has plastic-coated jaws and handle.

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Choice Breaker / Grozer Pliers

These grozer / breakers are great for the beginner getting started in the craft. They feature a spring loaded and serrated jaws, a 3/8" jaw width and plastic coated handles.

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1/4 Black Back Foil Tape

Non-reflective internal foil lips become nearly invisible. High tack, heat resistant acrylic adhesive on ductile copper foil. This is our preferred foil for beginners. It looks great, but allows enough width for easy centering. 

Black Back Copper Foil is available 1/2, 1/4, 3/16, 3/8, 5/16, 5/32, and 7/32 inch widths on 36 yard rolls. If you'd like a different size, please let us know. Price varies slightly by size and type. 

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Choice Copper Foil Shear

Made from stainless steel and black plastic coated handled. These are great for beginners getting started.

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Choice 100 Watt Soldering Iron

This soldering iron is a less expensive alternative for beginners. When using this iron a rheostat is highly advised. Unlike the Weller brand iron, this iron does not feature temperature control without a rheostat.

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Choice Rheostat Soldering Iron Controller

The Choice Rheostat regulates the flow of current into your soldering iron to maintain a consistent tip temperature as you work. Attachable to your work surface. With a 400-watt capacity and 3-prongs, the Choice Rheostat works with most irons. This rheostat is highly advised with the use of the Choice Soldering Iron. Unlike the Weller brand iron, these do not feature temperature control without a Rheostat. 

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Choice Soldering Iron Stand

Our preferred soldering iron stand. Made of cast iron, this heavy metal stand is sturdy and stable. Equipped with an aluminum mouthpiece. Will fit most irons. Comes with sponge

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Flux Brush - Individual Brush

Must have for applying flux to your piece before soldering! Always clean well to avoid rusting.

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1 lb Spool 60/40 Solder

A one pound roll of 60/40 leaded solder. We suggest 60/40 for our beginner students since it's easy to have a smooth finish.

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16 Gauge Pre-Tinned Wire

This 16 gauge pre-tinned copper wire is great for making hangers or doing wire work detail in stained glass.

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