It's a common fallacy that in order to enjoy the art of stained glass at home as a hobby, one must make a substantial investment. Though it is true that you will need to make a noteworthy amount of time and resource investment into this activity, as you do with any other hobby, you may be surprised at how accessible stained glass making really is and how you can get by with some basic tools and equipment.
One quick and simple thing you can do is buy a stained glass beginners kit if you are just starting off. This normally includes all the bare essentials you will need to get started with your first stained glass masterpieces. Well not exactly masterpieces, but you get the idea. After some practice your skills will shine.
Some basic tools you will need include a lead knife, diagonals, bent needle-nosed pliers, flux brush, light table, grinders, and newsprint end roll. As you get some experience under your belt you can acquire more tools and accessories as deemed necessary by you- the master craftsman!
If you do your homework earlier on before diving in with both feet, you will find that some of the tools you use will continue to be used by you for many, many years to come. And during that time you will create even more and more elaborate stained glass patterns and materials to either sell, or showcase off in your home. What a wonderful deal!
I've personally been involved with stained glass for about 14 years now and let me tell you, it still is a treasure to wake up every morning knowing that another concoction that you dreamt up is waiting to be created by your two capable hands and one quick-witted mind! I hope you get to experience the rewarding pursuit of stained glass making with the right equipment.
Get started today with stain glass supplies and enjoy beautiful stained glass for life .