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

The Process of Making a Fused Glass Piece

The Process of Making a Fused Glass Piece

I am not sure I have ever done a post showing the fused glass process from beginning to end. The short description is taking pieces of glass and fusing them together to make something wonderful. But here it is way more detailed than that. Here is a look at the process. With a design ideaContinue Reading

What If … Random Strips

What If … Random Strips

It was time to play “what if…” again in the glass studio. I recently reorganized my piles of glass and found I had a plethora of thin black and white strips of glass. So I started to wonder. What would happen if I placed these random size strips on edge and fired them together? AndContinue Reading

I've been around glass my whole life. Both my father and grandfather were stained glass artisans. In 2002 I started working with stained glass. In 2009 I started glass fusing. My blog is mostly about my journey in glass, with a sprinkling of other things thrown in.

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