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Stained Glass/Removing putty from stain glass windows


Tod wrote at 2006-07-28 17:58:06
One should probably wear some sort of dust mask for this process. The old putty may contain lead and the preimeter of the panel certainly does.

Be safe! -Tod

RB wrote at 2013-03-09 03:56:16
I have a number of church stained glass leaded square pieces that are held with that same hard putty with a metal type frame I tried a small hammer drill no work tried small disc blade same did not work so I am going to try the hair dryer first as it will get hot but I do not want to cause fire,if hair dryer does not work I thought of a small hand held burner for melting sauder on copper pipe ,just have to watch it does not heat up to much and catch fire !

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