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Subject: Stained glass

Stained glass

From: Susan Lee-bechtold <susan.lee-bechtold>
Date: Monday, May 15, 2006
Kevin Buschey <kbuchey [at] peoplepc__com> writes

>I am in the process of repairing a stained glass window. ...
>guess it is from the 1920's, possibly a catalogue piece. There a
>number of broken clear pieces of glass. The pieces are framed with
>zinc channels. I am attempting to heat the old solder enough to
>liquify and break bond, so I can disassemble the frame and remove
>the broken glass. The old solder will not liquify when applying the
>soldering iron to it.

Not all solders are lead--and consequently many do not melt at such
nice low temperatures--says she who spent a lot of time soldering up
calorimeters and wires in her other life.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:56
                   Distributed: Friday, May 19, 2006
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Received on Monday, 15 May, 2006

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