Basic Glass Fusing: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics)
Basic Glass Fusing: All the Skills and Tools
The latest title in Stackpole's bestselling Basics series, this book presents a fun, growing trend in glass craftsWhat type of glass to use and how to cut it; how to work with a kiln from setup to project completion; how to make your own molds and glass accentsInstructions and full-size patterns for 18 projects: bowls, vases, plates, windchimes, candleholders, and moreIllustrated with hundreds of step-by-step photos, a gallery of inspiring projects, and a list of glass fusing resources
- Brand: Stackpole Books
- ASIN: 0811709884
- UPC: 011557009880
Joy of Fusing - Glass Fusing Basics, Molds & More
Joy of Fusing - Glass Fusing Basics, Molds
Joy of Fusing - Glass Fusing Basics, Molds & More. If you are new to fusing and would like detailed how-to instructions, or if you are an advanced glass fuser, you will find invaluable information in this book Joy of Fusing. This instructional guidebook is an easy read for every beginning to advanced fusing student and kiln owner. There are 27 projects and 350 how-to color photos, 10 firing schedules, 6 distinct fusing levels, and tips on working with ceramic molds.
- ASIN: 0919985610
Contemporary Fused Glass
Whether you are a newcomer to fusing and slumping or an experienced glass artist, CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS is an invaluable guide to developing and improving your ability to work with glass in a kiln. CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS, a revised and expanded edition of Brad Walker s CONTEMPORARY WARM GLASS, contains up-to-date information on all aspects of fusing and slumping, featuring techniques and processes for: Basic fusing and slumping projects, such as making coasters, tiles, bowls, and platters; Information on materials for fusing and slumping, from kilns to molds to types of glass and essential safety equipment; Instructions for compatibility testing and annealing, including numerous firing schedules for fusing, slumping, and kiln casting; Information about more advanced techniques, such as inclusions, pattern bars, reactive glass, pot and wire melts, combing, and using drop rings and floral formers; An introduction to kiln casting, using recycled glass, coldworking, and finishing. CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS includes hundreds of tips and suggestions, from troubleshooting to health and safety to making your own supplies, stringer, and confetti.
- Brand: Brand: Four Corners International
- ASIN: 0970093314
Kiln-Formed Glass: Beyond the Basics: Best Studio Practices *Techniques *Projects
Kiln-Formed Glass: Beyond the Basics: Best Studio Practices
With this comprehensive workbench guide, acclaimed artist Brenda Griffith takes kiln-formed glass to the next level. From cast glassing and cold working to adapting unusual tools and materials, she covers a range of advanced techniques that glass crafters need to know. In addition to beautiful projects and stunning gallery images, information on best studio practices and a “beyond the kiln” section make this indispensible.
- Brand: Delphi Glass
- ASIN: 1454704160
Hysagtek 120 Pcs Mini U Hanger Hooks, High Temperature Nichrome Wire Jump Rings for Pendant, Ceramic Ornaments, Fusing in Glass, Sliver
Hysagtek 120 Pcs Mini U Hanger Hooks, High
Features: These ornament holders are made of high-temperature nickel-chromium wire, fire in kiln up to 1562°F , and remain silver after firing. The pre-cut U shape wire jump ring is easy to make a hanging loop, insert into clay or melted glass or bend it to diy your own handcraft decoration. Allows you to hang fused jewelry without gluing bails, simply make ceramic ornaments, craft charms pendants, earrings, jewelry after high heat, meet your demands of individuation. Specifications: Material: nichrome Color: sliver Overall size: 20 x 9 mm/ 0.78 x 0.35 inches Wire diameter:1.3mm/ 0.05inches Opening width: 6.5mm/ 0.25inches Package 120 x Ornament Hanger U-shaped Hooks 1 x Plastic Box Note 1. Because it is a manual count, if there is a missing quantity, please contact us and we will provide a solution to satisfy you. 2. please store in dry place and do not contact water or any corrosive liquids with hooks. 3. Please allow little size errors due to manual measurements. Thanks for your understanding!
- Brand: Hysagtek
- ASIN: B07MT96511
A Beginner's Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass: Fused * Slumped * Cast
A Beginner's Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass: Fused *
In paperback at last, this popular guide to kiln-forming glass--melting cut or crushed glass and then shaping it with molds--features 19 beginner-friendly projects. The beautiful and practical items range from home décor, including a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture and jewelry. Award-winning author Brenda Griffith covers all the fundamentals, along with some intermediate and advanced techniques such as pot melting, inclusions, and mold-making, and offers advice on adding decorative surface treatments to the finished piece.
- ASIN: 1454701226
40 Great Glass Fusing Projects
40 Great Glass Fusing
Whether you are new to glass fusing or a veteran glass crafter, you will find fresh ideas in this book. Information on fusing glass compatibility, firing schedules, and fusing materials is presented for fusers with minimal experience. More advanced techniques and components are included for fusers wishing to add extra depth to their work. Within the 40 projects you will find a variety of skill levels for practical and decorative items--herb and garden markers, bowls, serving dishes, hanging panels, house numbers, jewelry cases, and more. Complete instructions in text are accompanied by step-by-step photographs. Full-size patterns, materials lists, and beautiful finished project photos are included.
- Brand: Stackpole Books
- ASIN: 0811712346
- UPC: 011557012347
Fuseworks FW880 Simply Fused Project Book
Fuseworks FW880 Simply Fused Project
Simply fused is a must-have for any craft enthusiast’s library. Published by diamond tech, this book takes crafting to a whole new level of fun. Create stunning baubles and bangles to wear and for your home right in the microwave. Intended for use with the fuseworks line of glass fusing products, this resource will guarantee glass fusing success. Simply fused project book is a welcome addition to the fuseworks™ microwave kiln and accessories. Fuseworks™, making the art of glass fusing fun, easy and affordable.
- Color: 26 Projects
- Brand: Fuseworks
- ASIN: B0026HWDA0
- UPC: 794366008809
Warm Glass: A Complete Guide to Kiln-Forming Techniques: Fusing, Slumping, Casting
Warm Glass: A Complete Guide to Kiln-Forming Techniques:
Here's the first and only full-color book on the subject of "warm," or kiln-fired, glass in print. It provides a comprehensive look at one of the most popular skills for those working in the studio. With lavish illustrations, and all the processes involved in kiln-firing explained, the versatility of the dazzling technique of warm glass comes into clear focus. From fusing and slumping to casting and pâte de verre, everything is covered--complete with a corresponding graph on the firing cycle and information on the various types of glass, their compatibility, and their behaviors during firing. Invaluable tips tell how to avoid unexpected and unwanted effects, and also how to create a range of different results and finishes. Close-up pictures show each step in the process being carried out, and breathtaking photos display an inspirational gallery of finished works that are richly colored and gracefully shaped. A brief historical overview of glassmaking provides useful background.
- Brand: Lark Books NC
- ASIN: 1579906559
- UPC: 884688475080
Glass Fusing Techniques: Wow! I Can Make That!
Glass Fusing Techniques: Wow! I Can Make
April Calmelat's latest book is a revision and improvement on her first three books. Glass tapestry, rimless vases, and glass combing are included in this text along with making flow-through glass bars, pattern bars, and the basics from kiln use to glass compatibility, slumping and draping. Also included are basic troubleshooting and repair techniques. This one volume has it all.
- ASIN: 172050489X
Everything You Wanted To Know About Fusing
Everything You Wanted To Know About
Everything You Wanted to Know About Fusing...But Had No One To Ask Perfect for beginners, this book provides everything you need to get started and beyond. Includes information on what tools to use and when, do's and dont's of setting up your studio, how to work with ceramic and stainless steel molds, tons of black-and-white photos, and much more Project below by artist and author Susan Kutno.
- Brand: Delphi Glass
- ASIN: B00HVFDX5Q
Fused Glass Mosaics: Master Class Techniques With Martin Cheek
Fused Glass Mosaics: Master Class Techniques With Martin
Mosaic artist Martin Cheek provides a practical "mental tool kit" to assist the reader in making fused glass mosaics. Growing out of 5-day master glass, this book begins by exploring creative influences and the development of a design and continues through the execution, with an in-depth exploration of the uses of color and texture in glass mosaic art. Illustrated with more than 300 color images and driven by an engaging text, each chapter offers techniques and examples, and concludes with a challenge designed to expand the reader's artistic and practical abilities, like making a subtle mosaic using analogous colors or making a piece inspired by a favorite artist, and learning the techniques for using a glass fusing kiln. While written for seasoned mosaicist, there is something for glass artisans at all skill levels. A gallery of the author's works provides ideas for the reader's own creations.
- Brand: Delphi Glass
- ASIN: 0764339338
Kiln-Formed Glass: Over 25 Projects for Fused and Slumped Designs
Kiln-Formed Glass: Over 25 Projects for Fused and
This enticing new book brings the magical qualities of luminous, color-rich glass to a wider audience. In step-by-step detail, Gillian Hulse demonstrates how to layer and combine clear, dichroic, and textured fusing glass with inclusions such as bubble powder to create gorgeous flat and three-dimensional pieces.Designs such as a dragonfly panel and passionflower coasters take their inspiration from the natural world, while a love of art and textiles is the foundation of other creations---both flat and slumped---such as the Klimt-inspired Vienna bowl.A comprehensive techniques section, detailed photographs and instructions, and clear templates ensure that glass enthusiasts of all levels---including hobbyists with access to a kiln---can create spectacular results across a range of decorative items for the home, as well as exquisite jewelry items.
- ASIN: 031259299X
Mould Making for Glass (Glass Handbooks)
Mould Making for Glass (Glass
Nearly all glass makers (unless they are blowing glass) need moulds which can go in the kiln, as part of the process of creating their work. Currently glass students and makers get their expertise and recipes from lots of different sources, picking out the relevant bits and pieces which they need from other glass and ceramic books. This book aims to introduce all the mould-making techniques for casting glass, with detailed information on materials, recipes for mould mixes, methods and applications. It helps the student to learn which methods are appropriate for different types of work, and covers all the basics of how to make your mould. It also includes practical information on sourcing, storing, using and recycling materials, and how to develop your own recipes and methods for particular projects. It also covers where to start with writing programs for kiln firings including annealing and cooling. It also contains images from well-known artists working in cast glass throughout.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 140811433X
Reactive Recycling Fused Glass Techniques (Volume 2)
Reactive Recycling Fused Glass Techniques (Volume
This fused glass manual describes methods to control and increase chemical/color reactions in Bullseye brand and similar glass. The broad color spectrum of reactive glass is identified and charted in degrees of reaction. Multi-layered treatments and experimentation are clearly defined with step by step instructions. The images are made within the studio processes, so are not expected to be 'high art', but rather a record of results that can be reproduced and amplified upon with your own experimentation.
- ASIN: 1507635559