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This is my first project made entirely at Synshop. After seeing something online a few months ago where someone had created a stained glass image of Iron Man on an antique window.  and was inspired. 

I looked around first, and couldn't find any antique windows that were big enough for me. So I resolved to create a frame that would hold glass I sourced myself. I had never done  framing of this sort before so I had to kind of figure things out as I went along. Complicating the build was the fact that I picked up a suggestion from a fellow Synner to have two panes of glass.

I used the  table router to cut the grooves. The glass turned out to .1/5 inches thick, meaning it was too small for a  1/4 inch router bit, but too big forn a 1/8 inch router bit. So routing it out required a 1/8 inch bit, and offsetting the wood just enough to meet the 1/5 of an inch necessary to secure the glass with no rattle.

Once the frame was assembled I painted it black. I then moved on to painting the glass.  Faux stained glass is placed on a pane of glass in two phases. The first phase is to create the fake leading, which creates a boundary for the stain that comes later: and replicates the metal  that holds real stained glass together. The fake leading is applied a lot like puffy fabric paint. The Second phase is smelly lacquer that gets applied with eye droppers. 
Source for the paints and leading is: 
http://jurgeninc.com/

I applied it ion two panes - The first pane replicates the New York Skyline. and sits behind the second pane, which has the Spiderman bust and decorative webbing pieces. I printed the Images I made into line-art on to multiple sheets of 11x17paper: having to  tape them together to form the entire eimage.  I then applied the fake leading. Below you can see the fake leading applied on the second pane, with the first pane completely finished and drying in the background. 

Right at the end of the build, a fellow Synner suggested that I add Lighting to the project specifically  LED Strip lighting. on the inside to back-light the Spiderman bust. I concurred, and set about sourcing and implementing this. I soldered two lengths of LED Light strip in parallel,  running up the sides of the build, with a power cable sticking out through the bottom, I left a female barrel connector on, in case I wanted to run it on battery, or swap it back to the power plug. the lights run on 9volt, so I dont need any special batteries to run the lights. 

After that all that needed doing was painting the front pane of glass, and buttoning it up.