When we retired in 1999 we lived in our 5th wheel trailer, travelling for some 2 + years. We spent our winters in Utah, Nevada, California and Arizona. On our trip south in 2000 we enjoyed a week at Moab Utah and toured Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Delicate Arch is one of the wonders […]Full Story »
In the late fall of 2014, we were asked to see what we could do for a large church window for “The Gaetz Memorial United Church” in downtown Red Deer Alberta. The church recently installed new main entrance doors, with 2 large windows above these doors. The church committee provided us with sketch design concept. […]
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Island Lake in glorious sunshine. We used a lot of very interesting wonderful art glass from Spectrum, Bullseye, Uroboros, Wissmach and Kokomo to complete this panel which measures with the 1/2 zinc frame 26.5 inches wide by 18. 5/8 inches high. If you scroll down to the bottom of this posting you will see the […]
The Blue Heron Panel measures 28 in by 18 in, this photo taken in full sun. What always fascinates us about stained glass is how it changes with the light from sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy days along with time of the year and the ever changing seasons. Design by Mark Waterbury The Blue […]
In the fall of 2010 we were asked to see what we could do for a large stained glass church window for The United Church in Rimbey Alberta. We provided some conceptual ideas which the Church committee, tentatively agreed upon. We then enlisted the stained glass design experts at Paned Expressions Studios Inc. in Edgewood […]
This is a beveled panel using GST colored wheat bevels. The panel measures approximately 23 inches by 33 inches. This panel is going to be mounted in a light box in a new kitchen renovation for a home in Central Alberta. We finished this panel and it was picked up by our clients on […]
We were commissioned to make the panel as a wedding present. Our clients brother who is Irish married a lady from Egypt. We put a beveled Irish Claddagh in the center of the panel, with 2 Egyptian Ankh’s, with the pyramids behind then tied everything together with Irish Celtic knots. We used Emerald Isle English […]
This Tiffany Style Lamp was damaged during home renovations. We replaced the broken pieces, cleaned and repolished the lamp. It was well made in Ontario some 40 years ago and is an heirloom family piece and our client was most thankful that we could fix and restore it to it’s original beauty.
When we saw this tiger design in the Winter 2000 Edition of Glass Patterns Quarterly we knew that we had to make it. This was the first large panel we made and the panel measures 20 x 28 inches. We used a darker background which makes this Bengal Tiger appear more menacing. No matter how […]
In 2006 Markerville’s Lutheran Church was pounded by a devastating hail storm. Laurie Chilibeck of Sylvan Lake wanted to help and together with us, transformed broken stained glass into two stained glass inserts for the church’s foyer. These beautiful creations were dedicated during the 100th anniversary of the church on June 16, 2007. This Historic […]
As a gift we made this open Hummingbird Panel, complete with some Gemstones. The panel measured approximately 7.5 inches wide by 8 inches high. The recipient loved Hummingbirds and Gemstones. The Gemstones were attached with E6000 glue. A helpful hint for anyone wanting to make a panel like this is to pre cut, fit and […]Full Story »
This Quilt Block panel gift measured 6 x 6 inches and has a 1/4 Zinc Frame. Before soldering the frame together we carefully drilled the holes for the key ring inserts. We then finished soldering the joints to the came, cleaned with Kwik Clean, applied black patina after scrubbing the solder with #0000 steel wool […]Full Story »
This wonderful door insert began with humble beginnings as our client initially had made a rough sketch on a piece of paper (see second picture below for the drawing). We then made several trips to our clients home on the shores of beautiful Sylvan Lake located in Central Alberta west of the city of Red […]Full Story »
Long time local clients have us make suncatchers as Christmas gifts for their grandchildren. This year they wanted a smaller version of the Valentine in Glass ” I Love You” with the heart glass being their grandchildren’s birthstone colors. We reduced the original design to measure approximately 4 inches wide x 5 inches high. By […]Full Story »