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06/06/22


 


All foil sold by Sunshine Glassworks is all first quality, American Made product from Venture Tape (3M).

 This foil will produce the finest results.

 You can find cheaper Chinese foil on the internet, but be prepared to be frustrated!

HINT:
Venture Foils have a shelf life of over a year. Keeping your foil in a sealed zipper plastic bag in a cool, dry place will keep the adhesive fresh and the copper free of oxidation

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SPECIAL NOTE:
Venture Foil has been discontinued by 3M.
We will be replacing Venture Foil with American Made foil as our Venture inventory sells out.
THE FOLLOWING STYLES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ONCE VENTURE IS GONE:

  • All 1.5 mil thickness foils

  • All New Wave styles

  • Limited to stock on hand

  • Additional stock of black backed and silver backed product will not be available until later this summer.

MASTERFOIL is made in the USA. Do not confuse this superior quality foil with other inferior quality foils made in China. Others try to pass themselves off as American Made with patriotic sounding names. These offshore brands lack the thickness, quality adhesive and the conformable alloy of Venture's foils making for frustration when foiling and reduced strength of the finished product.

Venture uses an extra thick, heat resistant adhesive providing "quick stick" initial tack and greater bonding power. MasterFoil is made in three thicknesses:

  • 1.5 MIL FOIL is the most popular thickness in the US. If you use a foiling machine or hand foiler, use 1.5 mil foil for best results. The preferred foil for lampshade work. Comes on a roll with red core.
    =All 1.5 mil foil has been discontinued and will no longer be available=

  • 1.25 and 1.0 MIL FOILS are thinner and fold over the edge easier.  Thinner foil is often easier for beginners.  1.25 mil foil comes on roll with orange core, 1.0 mil foil rolls have purple cores.

VENTURE SPECIALTY FOIL includes colored back foils, New Wave foil and copper foil sheets.  Color-backed foil was developed to overcome the copper edge that shows from the back side of your work when using clear glass or mirror.

  • BLACK BACKED FOIL is used when you use black patina. Not sure what foil to use? Black Backed is the safest choice.

  • SILVER BACKED FOIL is used when you leave the solder silver. 

  • NEW WAVE FOIL has a scalloped edge and is used for decorative solder beads and borders.  Available as copper and in color backed.  Approx 5/16" wide at the widest point.
    =All New Wave styles are discontinued and will not be available in the future=

  • SHEET FOIL (#0738) comes in 12x12" squares with copper or black back. Cuts easily with a craft knife to make foil overlays, cut custom width foil, etc. 1.25 mil thick.

ALL FOIL IS SOLD ON 36 YARD (108 FT) SPOOLS

This photo shows the front and back sides of the different styles of Venture Foils.  
From left, Copper Foil, Black Backed and Silver Backed.
All are shown as "New Wave" Foil with scalloped edge.

COPPER FOIL BY VENTURE TAPE = Made in USA =
CATALOG #

SIZE

PRICE

BUY ON LINE

1.5 mil Master Foil Discontinued = Available while supplies last=
1.5 mil foil will not be available in the future.
#0731 3/16" $11.99
#0732 7/32"   =SOLD OUT=
Use #0652, below
#0733 1/4" 15.79
#0734 5/16"   =SOLD OUT=
Will be available as 1.25 mil in June
#0735 3/8"   =SOLD OUT=
Will be available as 1.25 mil in June
#0736 1/2"
Limited stock available
29.99
#0737 5/16" New Wave
Limited stock available
20.69

1.25 mil Master Foil

A bit thinner, easier to wrap around edges

#0651 3/16" $11.99
#0652 7/32" 13.29
#0653 1/4" 15.99

1 mil Master Foil

Our thinnest foil, used mostly on small or odd shaped pieces where an easy to fold over foil is required.
Nicest price!

#0640 5/32" $8.79
#0641 3/16" 10.29
#0642 7/32" 11.19
#0643 1/4" 13.19

Black Backed Foil

1.25 mil thick with black adhesive backing.  Use this foil when you are using transparent glass or bevels and will be finishing your piece with Black Patina. The most popular color backed foil

#0531 3/16" $14.59
#0532 7/32"
#1 Best Seller
16.99
#0533 1/4" 18.79
#0534 5/16"
Limited stock available
24.59
#0535 3/8"
Limited stock available
28.39
#0536 1/2" 39.99

#0537 5/16" New Wave SOLD OUT

Silver Backed Foil

1.2 mil thick with shiny silver adhesive backing.  Use this foil when you are using transparent glass or bevels and will leave your solder silver.

#0631 3/16" $15.29
#0632 7/32"   =SOLD OUT=
 Expected to be back in June
#0633 1/4" 19.19
#0634 5/16"
Limited stock available
24.99
#0635 3/8"
Limited stock available
27.99
#0636 1/2" 37.49
#0637 5/16" New Wave   =SOLD OUT=

Sheet Copper Foil

1.25 mil thick with adhesive back.  Cut to size with craft scissors or with hobby knife.  Tin with solder and patina to match your work. 12x12 sheet..

#0738 12x12" Copper Foil Sheet $14.89
#0538 12x12"
Black Backed Sheet
11.59
Remember:  All foil sold by Sunshine Glassworks is all first quality, American Made product from Venture Tape. This foil will produce the finest results. You can find cheaper Asian import foil on the internet, but be prepared to be frustrated as imported foil tends to be extra thin and with substandard adhesive.

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FOILING TOOLS & ACCESSORIES

COPPER FOIL DISPENSER (#0739)
This handy tool holds up to 7 rolls of foil, neatly dispensed from slots on the bottom. Keeps foil orderly and tangle free. Note, color may vary from illustration.. Made in USA

Order #0739 $15.95
=Unavailable at this time=

AANRAKU FOIL BURNISHER
This is a handy tool for burnishing the foil to your glass. You can use the handy roller end to roll over the foiled edge, use the notch at the top of the handle to burnish the edge or use the rounded end to rub the foil down.
$5.99  Order #08195

PLASTIC BURNISHER
is for rubbing your foil tight to the glass or for working with lead came. Sturdy white nylon, 8" long. Made in USA
$1.49 order #0879

PLASTIC FID
Opens lead came, burnishes foil, scrapes putty, lifts glass into place etc. Has notch in left end of tool that effectively burnishes top and edge of foiled glass in one pass. Really handy, 8" long overall
Color may vary.
$2.49 order #0874

WOODEN FID (#08741)
This is an all around tool that is used for opening lead channels and for trimming away excess putty and cement. Approx 5" long.
=Unavailable at this time=
$3.95

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