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Glass Designs For Tamarack Homes

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Glass Designs For Tamarack Homes

Tamarack Homes in Orleans has a stylish feature window above the fireplace that demands some special window treatment. This is a stained glass design we installed to create that dramatic focus. Clients had other reasons to choose custom stained glass; to eliminate the view of the house next door or block the sun’s glare but most said it was just the perfect spot to showcase a unique work of art.

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Design and fabrication process for a memorial window

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Design and fabrication process for a memorial window

The creation of a memorial window is an age old tradition. Here are a few of the steps involved in the design and fabrication process. Artist, Donna Edmonson, creates a full-size “cartoon” of the memorial window from the scale rendering we originally produced for the approval of the church. When the drawing is completed, coloured glass is selected and cut to fit each pattern shape. All of the fine detail is achieved by painting on the glass. This traditional painting technique has been used by glass artists for hundreds of years. The detail is hand painted onto the glass. Here...

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Custom Bevel Doors

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Custom Bevel Doors

A great room 20′ in height seems to make even 9′ doors look rather small. These are two sets of custom bevel doors fabricated and installed by Northern Art Glass into a grand home built along the Ottawa river. Just around the corner, a similar pair of doors grace entryway to an office. Two other bevel doors lead into the kitchen. The bevels used in the doors are custom made with 1 1/4′′ bevel-edges for maximum light refraction. A wide bevel also compliments the soaring height of the room. Note the curved tops and bottoms of the doors. Northern Art...

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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspiration

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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspiration

Thousands of students and countless glass projects have been fostered and encouraged by our enthusiastic instructors. Many students can excel over time. For a few individuals, a course seems to unlocks a latent talent for the art of stained glass. Richard is one of few. These photos illustrate his first real project. 

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A Private Space With Glass

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A Private Space With Glass

Custom stained glass is most often positioned in a home to add the right ambience to a space. It may be for curb appeal at the front entrance or a focal point in an interior door or a pair of traditional windows beside the fireplace. Wherever you decide to place it, stained glass is usually enjoyed for style and the quality of light through. 

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