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

Contemporary Fused

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

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

Introduction to Glass Fusing

Introduction to Glass

Introduction to Glass Fusing from Wardell Publications fused art glass introduces practical fusing skills while creating from the first project, automatically mastering the techniques of glass preparation, assembly and kiln firing methods. Introduction to Glass Fusing by Petra Kaiser is an illustrated tutorial on the techniques of art glass fusing, geared toward the absolute novice in the craft. This all color book is filled with hundreds of step by step photos, useful tip sidebars, and complete project instructions. The reader will learn terminology used regularly in fusing, as well as the basic skills that are the building blocks of the art. From tools and material descriptions to glass cutting and shaping, to more complicated procedures such as mold making and kiln operation, everything is covered in detail. Chapter titles include Warm Glass Processes and Temperatures, Glass Tools And Equipment, Kilns and Controllers, Basic Glass Cutting Techniques, The Kiln Firing Process, and more. Each new skill is introduced via the creation of an actual project. Project 1 Tangram Puzzle teaches cutting glass to a pattern, Project 4 Window Ornament instructs the use of shelf primer. Additional projects include a Night Light, a set of Soup Bowls, Jewelry Pendants, etc. enabling the reader t...

  • Brand: Brand: Wardell Pub Inc
  • ASIN: 0919985386

Kiln Casting - A Low Cost Approach: Skills for Fused Glass Artists

Kiln Casting - A Low Cost Approach: Skills

Book explains kiln casting techniques suitable for all artists who are familiar with glass fusing.Learn basic mold making skills from a low cost approach. Learn to create original 3-D kiln cast art pieces, glass sculptures, custom slumping molds, and kiln cast design elements for your fused and hand blown glass.

  • ASIN: B07D1VM2YZ

Natural Chimes - Fused Glass Pattern Book - DISCONTINUED

Natural Chimes - Fused Glass Pattern Book -

Schrader. Fused glass wind chimes to brighten your days. Full color step-by-step instructions make building an original wind chime fun and rewarding. 10 designs include a frog, rainbow, pansy, butterfly, sunflower & fish.

  • Brand: Stallings Stained Glass
  • ASIN: B07RGLQ1S2

The Glass Artist's Studio Handbook: Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Glass (Studio Handbook Series)

The Glass Artist's Studio Handbook: Traditional and Contemporary

Master the craft of glass art in your own home studio!The Glass Artist’s Studio Handbook is a robust review of three popular glass art styles—stained glass, fusing, and lampworking—that brings learning new skills and making glass art within everyone’s reach. With the right tools, classic techniques, and several “teaching projects,” you will soon be making beautiful glass art at home.Artist Cecilia Cohen walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic glasswork techniques, and applying your new skills to original pieces. In addition, The Glass Artist’s Studio Handbook encourages good organization, unique and inspired design, and eco-friendly practices, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for artists.The Glass Artist’s Studio Handbook:- Invites you into the studios of 18 glass artists from around the world- Teaches fundamental glass-art techniques—cutting glass, soldering, flameworking, kilnwork, and more—in full-color photographs- Illustrates the steps for crafting beautiful pieces of glass art, including suncatchers, jewelry, boxes, beads, and a kaleidoscopeWhether you are new to the art and want to set up your first studio and learn the basics, or an experienced artist looking to expand your repertoire ...

  • Brand: Delphi Glass
  • ASIN: 1592536972
  • UPC: 080665007453

Fused Glass Jewellery

Fused Glass

The art of fusing glass to create dramatic and statement pieces of jewellery is an ancient art, that's becoming more and more popular. Now you too can create your own with this excellent book, which offers knowledge, insight and inspiration into creating with glass.Fused glass offers many opportunities for inclusion in jewellery, whether it's as pendants, rings or earrings, a statement on it's own, or part of a larger design, and now it's never been more accessible, or fun! With an increase in stockists of the basic materials, as well new tools and materials available, there's so many options to add your own unique stamp. With many artists and shops offering firing services, you don't even need to own a kiln to get started with this versatile medium.Follow step by step projects, from beginner upwards, meet working glass artists, learn just how to get started. Plus there's inspiring projects to give you ideas of unique jewellery to create with your newly found fused glass skills. Fused glass is an exciting medium perfect for creating truly statement jewellery!

  • ASIN: B00BPFB15M

Kiln Forming Glass

Kiln Forming

Practical projects to undertake, technical information, and some of the best examples of kiln formed glass from contemporary artists are all provided in this comprehensive guide Aimed at both novice and experienced glass artists, this guide explaining the techniques involved in this stimulating method of glass making truly captures the excitement of working with glass. Practical instruction is accompanied by striking visual images of kiln-formed glass by established glass artists, and unique snapshots of some of their own making processes are included. The technical aspects of glass that are detailed include its physical characteristics, compatibility, and annealing issues. Material and equipment questions are answered in an exploration of the wide array of glass materials and tools available. Several techniques are given detailed analysis—fusing, slumping, kiln casting, and pâte de verre—as is an in-depth look at the lost wax technique for kiln casting glass. Step-by-step guides to completing projects are presented with practical information and firing guides; and further and more advanced kiln forming methods are showcased to extend creativity and skills.

  • Brand: Crowood Press UK
  • ASIN: 1847971768

Mold Making 101: Design Unique Glass Fusing Molds!

Mold Making 101: Design Unique Glass Fusing

As a mold maker you don’t have the time to take the trial and error approach. You need the guidance of someone who’s done it all before and can show you how to mix the materials and manipulate the mixture to create unique molds. This mold making for glass book will assist you in learning some easy and basic techniques. From ceramic mold making to using Castalot to create unique one-of-a-kind molds. In this book, mold maker, practitioner, and coach, Connie Brown, guides you through the imaginative process and creative systems that will get you from idea to inspired artwork.

  • ASIN: 1516947207

Remarkable Recycling for Fused Glass: never waste glass scrap again (Fused Glass Techniques by Melissa Penic) (Volume 1)

Remarkable Recycling for Fused Glass: never waste glass

Melissa Penic is an artist who loves to investigate in the studio. Between teaching for the local college and hosting students in her home studio, she has witnessed lots of success and some frustration with the projects that her students tackle. This manual is designed to encourage fused glass workers to contemplate new methods to use and re-use their glass supplies and maximize the rewards of creativity. She believes in economy in both effort and finances, so discovering wonderful effects that do both are a double bonus. With economy in mind, Melissa Penic has made an effort to avoid using any unnecessary tools that might not be needed, while maintaining a professional quality in the finished projects. Beginners might not recognize all the techniques mentioned, but an overview is offered to ensure satisfaction. Some projects overlap instruction that will be covered in future volumes...these are noted and hopefully will excite each artist to continue finding exciting methods for unique creations.

  • ASIN: 1499740468

Intermediate Glass Fusing Book: Intermediate Glass Fusing Projects

Intermediate Glass Fusing Book: Intermediate Glass Fusing

In our previous books and DVDs you were just getting your feet wet in learning and understanding glass fusing. In this book we will roll up our sleeves and venture out to discover some fun and interesting ways to manipulate the glass inside a kiln. We will start out discussing some of the embellishments that can be used to enhance your projects and find out how to set up a workshop so that you and your projects are safe. Then the fun begins as we demonstrate some projects that can really get your creative juices flowing. Some of them are quite simple to accomplish and mixing and matching them in fusing will help to enhance your future projects.

  • ASIN: 1466328762

Doorways, Windows & Transoms Stained Glass Pattern Book (Dover Stained Glass Instruction)

Doorways, Windows & Transoms Stained Glass Pattern Book

Open gateways to beauty with 60 plates of wonderful, workable patterns. This assortment of gorgeous stained glass designs will have crafters of every skill level brightening windows and entryways with graceful foliates and flowing ornamental motifs. Each pattern has been specially formatted for transoms, window panes, and door panels, and can be easily reduced or enlarged to conform to even the most hard-to-fit spaces. Available in a dazzling variety of styles, these designs work equally well as graphics for print, textile, needlework, and other craft projects.

  • ASIN: 0486462358

Fuse It - 18 Fused Glass Projects

Fuse It - 18 Fused Glass

OUT OF STOCK - 'Fuse It' from Wardell Publications Fused Art Glass reintroduces Petra Kaiser, author of the popular book, Introduction To Glass Fusing, presents Fuse It, a continuing journey in kiln worked glass. Fuse It presents a portfolio of creative projects designed to guide crafters to the next level in glass fusing. A quick review of glass and equipment is followed by a comprehensive look at the vast array of fresh kiln forming possibilities that have triggered a creative leap. Then embark on a journey of exploration by working through the lessons and project ideas that are sure to stimulate novice to advanced fusers alike. Fuse It introduces new ways to utilize the bonanza of glass forming methods and materials through 18 lessons with names such as Wear It, jewelry, Display It, holders, Hang It, mirrors & ornaments, Screw It, clocks & sculptures, Drop It, vases, Zen It, fountain, Rake It, hot combing, Sell It, marketing your work, plus 10 more. Fuse It will be a valuable resource for fusers of all skill levels with a desire to progress to the next step. More that 300 color photos offer a wealth of instruction and inspiring ideas for distinctive kiln formed creations.

  • Brand: Brand: Wardell Pub Inc
  • ASIN: 0919985521

The Fuser's Cookbook 2: Glass Fusing Problems and Easy Solutions

The Fuser's Cookbook 2: Glass Fusing Problems and

Mrs. Calmelat has captivated the fuser again in her second book. This time she focuses on glass fusing problems and easy ways to fix them. Her common sense approach is logical and easy to understand. This volume should appeal to all glass fusers who have ever had a problem with technique or tools. Concepts of stress and strain are discussed thoroughly in terms even the non-scientist can understand. Virtually all potential glass fusing problems are addressed and managed from cracks and breaks to bubbles and sticking molds. Mrs. Calmelat's self-taught wisdom comes in a voice of humor and experience.

  • ASIN: 1512117366



"Fused Glass" presents an outline of the glass workings of Pete Rumball who, from 1987- 2003, was a pioneer of using glass fusion for the creation of window, door and fixed light panels. The book addresses the problems of Glass Compatibility and avoiding Internal Stress that can occur in fused glass due to inadequate annealing. Most of the panels that he produced were much thicker than normal stained glass panels, often up to 12mm thick, calling for a stringent annealing program to avoid Internal Stress. Any stress in the glass will sooner or later cause cracking and total failure. A simple filter using Polarised Sheets and the light box that Lead-Lighters have in their workshop is described for testing Fused Glass panels for stress. Temperature ranges for Slumping Glass, Fusing Glass, Annealing and Anneal Soaking are broadly presented, all subject to individual testing. Photographs of completed Commissions, Slumped Glass Lampshades, Fused Glass Table Tops, Fused Glass Sculptures, and Sun-Catchers are shown. Finally, several glass cutting patterns for Australian native plants and birds are presented.

  • ASIN: B01JWP765A

Dimensional Mosaics: With Fused & Painted Glass Elements (Next Step Art Glass)

Dimensional Mosaics: With Fused & Painted Glass Elements

Dimensional Mosaics combines the timeless craft of mosaics as designer Leslie Perlis brings her vibrant modern style with a sculptural twist. This lavishly illustrated book presents Leslie's unique approach that weaves together glass fusing, kiln fired surface decorating and mosaic fabrication to create outstanding dimensional sculptures. Allow Leslie to show you how to think outside the traditional mosaic square and encourage you to experiment with your creative energy. This "Next Step Art Glass" series was developed for crafters who already have basic glass working skills. This "Dimensional Mosaics" book has 18 pages of instructions to guide you through the complete process, starting with the development of a design, through the fabrication and final cleanup of a full-size sculpture. The project gallery includes 11 fully completed sculptures showcasing them with detailed illustrations and descriptions.

  • ASIN: 0919985602

Perler Beads Bulk Assorted Multicolor Fuse Beads for Kids Crafts, 22000 pcs

Perler Beads Bulk Assorted Multicolor Fuse Beads for

Perler Plastic 22,000 assorted multi-mix bead jar. With plenty of beads and a wide variety of colors, these Perler Beads will keep you busy for hours! Designed to be used with Perler pegboards, these easy-to-use beads can be strung together to create lots of designs. For ages 5 and up.

  • Color: Assorted Colors
  • Brand: Perler
  • ASIN: B000ZDME7Y
  • UPC: 048533100064
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