(I would like to give credit for this, but I no longer know where I got it)
Solder Law: Hot solder looks exactly like cold solder.
Solder Law II: One lead joint will always be unsoldered.
Breakage Law: The number of bad breaks you get is directly proportional to the price of the glass.
Breakage Law II: The number of bad breaks is an opposite proportion to the amount of glass on hand.
Breakage Law III: The number of bad breaks is proportional to the distance from your supplier.
Law of Studio Geometry: Any horizontal surface is soon piled up.
Law of Focus: At the most difficult point in construction of any project, the phone will ring.
Law of Focus II: The moment your hands touch lead, flux or patina, extreme hunger pangs will commence.
Law of Commerce: Everyone knows someone who does glass….cheaper.
Replacement Law: The moment you replace a lost tool with a new one, you will find the original.
Installation Law: The time required to install is proportional to the number of people watching.
Installation Law II: The tool you desperately need is back at the studio.
Common Sense Law: There is no such thing as a clean stained-glass window.
Common Sense Law II: The number of people you did not know were listening is proportional to the severity of the swear word used.
Common Sense Law III: Everything takes longer than you think.
Common Sense Law IV: Deadlines are always closer than you thought.