I'd been looking forward to soldering this bad boy for days now, so without further adieu, here is the koi fish, freshly soldered:
Piece soldered together very nicely. Not alot of variance on the glass width, so the solder lines laid down very nicely. Piece was then framed in zinc came, hangers attached, scrubbed down in ammonia bath and gone over once again just to ensure lines were solid and beaded up as they should be. Finished piece:
Next up, I have some Japanese kanji letters that I've snagged off the internet, modified them in Photoshop, and made into new patterns. Will continue with that tonight, and hopefully get some of those cut out for tomorrow.