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Working in the Dark

Working in the Dark

I had an “aha” moment the other day. But this time instead of the light bulb going on, it went off… literally. When using my sandblaster, it can be difficult to see the piece I am working on in the cabinet. The sand and dust that circulates in the box dulls the window area thatContinue Reading

Lesson Learned: Read the Fine Print!

Lesson Learned: Read the Fine Print!

A while back I made a piece that I wanted to slump into a tray. Unfortunately I didn’t have a mold big enough. The piece I made was 16.5 inches. I guess I got a little carried away in the design process and forget to check if I had an appropriate mold. Oh darn! 😉Continue Reading

The Glass Workshop

The Glass Workshop

Someone recently asked about advice for setting up a glass workshop. My work space was more of an evolution than a thought out plan. In fact, when I first started doing stained glass, my “workshop” was a plywood board on two saw horses in the breezeway between our house and garage. That changed the dayContinue Reading

Fused Glass – Lemons to Lemonade

Fused Glass – Lemons to Lemonade

Opened the kiln this morning to find this… It might be hard to see at first, but the top layer of glass cracked as it was heating up; usually the result of heating up too quickly. The bottom layer was a transparent cobalt blue that “seeped” up into the crack of the lighter blue asContinue Reading

Fused Glass Strata Plate

Fused Glass Strata Plate

This is the result of my “what if” experiment from a while back. I took irregular shaped strips, placed them on edge and fused them together. The result was a piece that reminded me of rock strata. I stared at this piece for a very long time wondering what to do with it. For me,Continue Reading

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