Thank you so very much for the beautiful Stained Glass County Map of Wisconsin that you presented to me in my Office.  It was a pleasure meeting you and discussing the work of art.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

"At the pylon break - RENO!"

"You did a really nice job.  I especially like the details you made to the cockpit - the mirror is a special touch."

Larry L.

Commander 500 - J8-PUG

Commander 500 - Mustique Airways Stained Glass

"A huge thank you for the fabulous stained glass panel that you created for Mustique Airways. It is proudly displayed in the entrance to our corporate offices; everyone admires your beautiful work."

"We are all extremely happy with your detailed and skilled work on J8-PUG’s panel."

"Thanks for sharing that image, I would say that you knocked it over the fence here, you captured that plane which has become a favorite for the folks that Jonathan flies around the Caribbean!"


Jonathan P.

Beech Baron 58

Beech Baron Stained Glass

"Yesterday the sky over the lake had a mottled blue appearance---looked exactly like the sky in our plane window. VERY nice job."

Bill W.

Naval Aviators Wings -- at winging ceremony.

Navy Wings for Winging Ceremony Stained Glass

"Thank you for the lovely stained glass wings.  Our son is delighted.  Such a unique gift to commemorate a very special accomplishment."

Jeff S.

FedEx B777

FedEx B777 Stained Glass

"It's just what we wanted.  Looks great!"

Kelly B.

Cessna Cardinal

Cessna Cardinal C177 Stained Glass

"Thank you for helping me create something special for my husband!  He loves it!!"

Svetlana S.

Navy Wings - very large format

Navy Wings Stained Glass

"Thank you for all your work, patience, and understanding for our project."

Annette W.


I would like to thank you for your magnanimous generous gift!

It is very obvious that a great deal of thought and skill was put into making the outstanding glass work.

I will take it to my Marine Corps meeting and share it with my brother Marines.

Steve S.

Thank you for putting that big grin on my brother's face! You came thru in record time (two weeks) and created an outstanding work of art that will be cherished for years to come!

Teri H-A.

Hello Gary. Thanks for sharing your lovely and inspiring art again with us. If man in the image of God is also a creator of sorts, you certainly affirm that concept. "New creature in Christ," keep up the good work.

John S.

The stained glass window of our Navion still hangs in our kitchen window, where we see it every morning when the sun shines through.  We are so very proud of your work of art.

Oce D.
FedEx MD-11 Stained Glass

Thank you for the art surprise: FedEx MD-11 over my Rocky Mountains.  I plan to build a light box for it, so that it's nicely back-lit night & day.

Jim R.

VFA-25, 'Fist of the Fleet' "

FA-18 Stained Glass

Thank you so much for the picture of the VFA-25 Hornet stained glass you made for me.  It is proudly hanging in my office in Hangar One at NAS Meridian.  Thanks also for the Iraq and Afghanistan ribbons.  They will hang below the Hornet.

Dave L.

Vagabond with Friends, Emma and Hiawatha"

Piper Vagabond Stained Glass

"Emma" has found a new home.  Wow!

Kathy R.

The Swift looks wonderful on the wall, there is a light behind that illuminates it.  (It)  just finished off the bar perfectly!

Troy H.

Everyone loves it!  Pix will follow when installed in the bar.

Trent L.

Corporate Pilot Retirement Gift"

Wonderful work!  We all love it!

Thanks so much.  I am sure Dale is going to love it, too.


Kellogg Co.
Rangemaster Stained Glass

Susan just presented me with the most wonderful gift I ever received.  Your stained glass rendition of N2555T, aka “Big Bird”.  It takes my breath away.  Not only because of the gift but your talent to reproduce it.  Flying and the Navion are a big part of our life.  This gift makes it sooo special.

Susan G.
L-39 Camo Stained Glass

We received the shipment yesterday, and it is just beautiful, exactly what we had in mind!  We will be sure to steer folks your way if anyone ever asks us if we know someone who does stained glass!

Judy G.
F-15C – Desert Moon Stained Glass

Just received the beautiful art !!!!!  Thank you for the perfect piece of art !!!!!

Scott H.
Stinson 108-3 Stained Glass

I still get comments about the 1/2 round window, but then it's only been in place since Thanksgiving.

A guy who walks by daily hadn't noticed till last night when the interior lights were glowing.

Paul N.

Pool Table Lamp - PBM Mariner"

Martin PBM

The stained glass for the pool table lamp is awesome!  I held the PBM to the light and it is an excellent rendition of Dad's plane.  The Corsair has the effect I wanted.  My son likes the (sand-etched) "Flaherty's Pool Hall," so everyone is happy.  Thanks for the great job.

Pat F.

Here's a picture of the Cherokee window for your new gallery.  It looks beautiful in our office, and we've received many compliments on the design, colors, and realistic details.

Mary Alice H.

GOING HOME" - Unveiling

Recent Work

Just a quick note to share that my aunt was absolutely thrilled with the photo and asked me to thank you.  My brother . . . he, too, said many thanks.  He was very interested int he in-depth studies you did with the colors.  I had mentioned to him that you took this project on with complete devotion and internalized the (project).


Rose-Harms A/L post, from Suzanne E.

All I want for Christmas is . . . "

Hi Gary, do you think he likes it?  Couldn't wait till the 25th! It is just beautiful!!!

Gail I.
Cessna 172SP Stained Glass

Every time someone visits my house, they always ask where I got my stained glass airplane art!

Erin S.
Ercoupe Stained Glass

GARY...I CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH!   The window arrived yesterday in perfect condition.  It is magnificient!!  I love the details and blend of plane and background.

I wanted to let you  know your beautiful artwork left my guy, Rick, speechless!  He absolutely loved the Ercoupe window.  It was the perfect gift!

Elizabeth F.

Cub at Shawano, Wisconsin Airport"

piper cub over shawano

He loved it!

Chris E.
sport aviation

Ir really lights up in the daylight . . .  very vibrant looking and quite beautiful.

David B.

Pulsar - Florida"

Him -- "Arrived safe and sound.  Great job!"

Her -- "He can't take his eyes off of it"

Bill C.

Martha's Perfect Heaven"

It is just  . . . Perfect!

Martha L.
Gulfstream IV Stained Glass

He opened the box this morning and couldn't wait to call and tell me how great the plane looks.

K-Services, Inc.

At St. Louis University"

Thank you for the beautiful window you made for our son.  It is a beautiful expression of his 4-year experience at St. Louis University.

Everything you said is exactly how it turned out.  It is Gorgeous!  The final product is perfect.

Veronica Z.

Mission of Love"

KC-135 Stained Glass

We were excited to see how Mr. Elshoff captured in glass this special moment for us.  It really is quite impressive.

Jeff McClean

USO was there, too!"

I can't thank you enough.

Amer. Freedom Center

It literally took my breath away.  I really don't know how to  express my gratitude.  There aren't enough adjectives in the world  for me to describe how thrilled I am.  Thank you so very much.

Amy C.


It truly was a special piece of art.

Neil B.
Lake LA-4 BUCCANEER Stained Glass

My husband thought it was just gorgeous and can't wait to hang it up. He also commented on how talented you are - you really captured the Lake beautifully! From the bottom of our hearts, Gary, we thank you.

We have gotten so many comments on our new window! We admire it and constantly remark how talented you are!!


Germaine C.

The window arrived and it is BEAUTIFUL!!  You were right -- it's even better in person than it is in the picture. He will be thrilled with it.


He absolutely loved it and he was shocked that I had pulled it off without him knowing.  He could not believe how pretty it was and how much it looked like the actual plane.



Betty M.

When the light comes through it is amazing how the green color changes making it look more like a dessert.

Carolyn M.

It is beautiful! The colors are gorgeous.

“Flying Colors Glass can take old pictures and capture your memories of your aircraft in beautiful colors that draw the eye when the sun catches them.”

McFarlane Av.

FedEx MD-11 - Alaska"

It looks beautiful!! I love the color and texture you used in the piece, the pictures you sent simply didn't do it justice.

Chuck S.

Everything . . . is completely as I had hoped.

Cyndy S.

You did a great job on following my instructions and I appreciate that very much.

Dave T.

As I expected, beautiful, thank you for spending all the time making it that way.

Dennis H.
Great Lakes Etched Door Panels

He -- The doors are truly outstanding.

She -- They look WONDERFUL.  Isn't it amazing.

Dick C.
Cessna 172SP Stained Glass

WOW!  Absolutely stunning.  I was shocked!  I knew it would look good, but I wasn't expecting it to be that nice.

Erin S.

Rocky Mountain Short Final"

Cessna 182, “Rocky Mountain Short Final”

The first of what I believe will be many uses of YOUR window image for the next year.  It will be my new 'signature' work.

Gary W.

It is beautiful and (he) was very happy with it.  You did an amazing job, and we are grateful.

Jenny B.
Piper Cub

Gary, I don't know where to begin. The glass arrived yesterday and I'm in awe of your work. It turned out beautifully! I can't wait to see the look on my fathers face on Christmas. I rushed to the phone to let everyone know how great it turned out. Thank you so much for working everything out so this could happen.

John M.
Mitsubishi MU-2

It looks great!  Thanks so much!  Everyone that has seen it loves it.

Julie K.
S-3 Viking VS-24

We love it.  It is very beautiful and quite accurate . . .

Karen V.

WE LOVE IT !!!!!!!! It came out great.

Eric N.

Mr. Elshoff’s skill, professionalism, and knowledge in stain glass is matched by none.

Judith R.