Architectural stained glass craftsman, including leading, etching and sandblasting glass for bespoke panels and windows.
Verified by Make Works Scotland September 2013
|Location||Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire|
Painting, staining and cutting cold glass. Acid etching work and sandblasting facilities are also on site. A gas kiln is for firing painted glass. Electric kiln is used for cast work. Typical clients are architects. artists and church administrators typically making windows, mirrors, panels or trophies. A basic understanding of the process is fine, ideally with an understanding of which service / process / machine / material is required.
|Turnaround Time||Project Dependent|
MaterialsSheet Glass Float Glass Lead Came Solder
ProcessesGlass Cutting Glass Painting Leading Glass Glass Casting Acid Etching Sandblasting
MachinesElectric Kiln Sand Blaster Glass Finisher / Polisher
Video: Make Works visits Richard Leclerc Stained Glass in Isle of Arran
Richard studied stained glass at Swansea Art School. After working in glass studios around the country he settled on Arran where he already had a house. The studio is in Brodick, but most customers are from Glasgow and its suburbs. There is also some passing trade in the tourist season and local work.
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|Address||Cladach, Isle of Arran, KA27 8DE|