<center>The process begins with a sketch.</center> <center>The process begins with a sketch.</center> <center>Various color schemes are considered.</center> <center>Various color schemes are considered.</center> <center>A full size working drawing is created.</center> <center>A full size working drawing is created.</center> <center>Special scissors are used to cut out the pattern pieces.</center> <center>Special scissors are used to cut out the pattern pieces.</center> <center>The pattern pieces are rubber cemented onto the glass.</center> <center>The pattern pieces are rubber cemented onto the glass.</center> <center>The surface of the glass is scored using a special glass cutting tool.</center> <center>The surface of the glass is scored using a special glass cutting tool.</center> <center>The copper foil adheres to the edge of the glass.</center> <center>The copper foil adheres to the edge of the glass.</center> <center>Flux is applied to the copper prior to soldering.</center> <center>Flux is applied to the copper prior to soldering.</center> <center>A bead of lead solder joins the two pieces of glass.</center> <center>A bead of lead solder joins the two pieces of glass.</center> <center>Some of the specialized tools of the trade.</center> <center>Some of the specialized tools of the trade.</center> <center>A piece of glass being trimmed out.</center> <center>A piece of glass being trimmed out.</center> <center>The glass section is wrapped in copper foil.</center> <center>The glass section is wrapped in copper foil.</center>
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