Stained Glass Westlake Village
Stained Glass Westlake Village is Silva Glassworks, Inc. specializing in creating stained, beveled, leaded, and etched glass windows. Our designs of both traditional elegance to a contemporary and ultra modern style may accommodate both residential and commercial spaces. If you live in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks or North Ranch the art glass is available for areas such as: front door entries, interior and exterior doors, window panels, sidelites, transom, cabinet doors, pantry doors, room partitions, bathroom privacy panels, fireplace screens, skylights, booth dividers, ecclesiastical, art pieces, as well as many other custom pieces or creative spaces.
Stained Glass Repair Westlake Village
Stained Glass Repair Westlake Village art glass consists of craftsmanship which is all made by hand, not machines. The building of the stained, beveled, and leaded glass panels consist using the materials of lead, flux, solder, glass, and putty. The process starts with drawing a sketch of a design of the area the customer in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks or North Ranch has commissioned. After approval of sketches, the designs are drawn up to life-size drawing and then the art glass is cut out to fit each area designed. The glass can be chosen from several varieties - from a translucent clear textures to opaque solid colors. We have many to choose from to make your glass just what you want. Glass manufacturing companies that make art glass, such as Kokomo, Spectrum, and Wissmac are just a few of the many brands of glass we us to create custom windows.
Leaded Glass Westlake Village
Leaded Glass Westlake Village is the building of the panels is made with lead cane, flux, solder, and putty. The lead pieces are long strands is the shape of an H which are molded and shaped to fit each piece of glass. After each piece is built and fit together a Nokarode Flux is brushed onto the areas where the joints of the lead meet. Then a soldering iron is heated to a special temperature then it is used to solder all of the fitted pieces of lead together. When both sides of the panel is completely soldered, the panels are now ready for putty. This process is done by applying the Dap 1020 putty in-between the lead channels of the entire window panels. By doing this process, the Dap 1020 putty hardens within days making the panel even stronger and also waterproof. After a period of about a week they are ready for delivery to the customer in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, North Ranch and anywhere in Ventura County.
Stained Glass Restoration Westlake Village
Repairs and restoration of stained, beveled, and leaded glass has a similar process. At times is may require just a few piece to have the lead cut away, other times the entire window panel needs to have a complete restoration of the lead and glass. Stained Glass Restoration in Westlake Village may mean that the panels need to be completely taken apart and new lead rebuilt around the old glass. At this point if any old pieces are broke, they would be replaced with glass which is the same, or close to the same style of glass. The work helps to preserve the classic antique glass which was created many years ago.
Etched Glass Westlake Village
Etched Glass Westlake Village California which is carved etched glass is another specialty we create out of glass. The process performed by again drawing a design and then covering this time just one piece of glass with a extremely thick contact tape paper. Then applying the design on top of the tape, with a very sharp exacto cutting blade, the design is cut out of the tape. After peeling away at the tape, the glass is then sandblasted in the areas which are revealed. The covered areas are left clear. This procedure varies depending upon the design and style of the project.
There is no limit to the imagination when it comes to creating art glass. Our client and vendors range from interior designer, contractors, door companies, window companies, hotels restaurants, business offices, gyms, to the local residential homes in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, North Ranch and all of the Ventura and Santa Barbara County. We accommodate all applications and spaces. From the next door neighbor to the Sultan of Brunei, no project is to big or to small.
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