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Techniques of Glass Kiln

Access to glass kilns allows artists to create unique projects in molten glass. Here are some great fused glass techniques that you might want to try out on your own, or use as a starting point for your own creativity. Be sure to keep a notebook with detailed notes on your glass projects, so you know what you did for future reference.

Glass kilns makes interesting things, such as candle holders and vases. These intricate pieces can be made from just one piece of glass, or two or more pieces strung together; And they can be made in different shapes, not just square or round pieces of glass. Glass engraving is another weird technique that will make everyone wonder how you made a design embedded in the glass.

Inclusions can form from any element that is airtight within a molten glass artwork, and produce surprising effects. The technique that requires a mold is "freezing and melting," which makes some beautiful 3D pieces of glass. You can mix glass powders to get a variety of colors or paint the details into the molds individually.

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Glass combing is a creative way to stir and mix different colors of glass inside the glass sizzling kiln. A long cliff bar is used to push and pull the glass to make circular designs inside the molten glass. Fused glass bracelets are also made inside a hot oven, and also require work very quickly and with certainty.

In-hot oven methods require a lot of error trials, and you make a lot of mistakes at first. Built-in glass sinks add a touch of elegance to any room, but they're clearly perfect for this particular bathroom. You can buy a mold to shape the desired shape or just use a large stainless steel bowl for the mold.

These sinks require a hole to be drilled in the center with a diamond core bit drill. Fused glass pins are easy to make and can be designed with special holiday or event themes. They make great party favors. It requires the use of a glass saw. Picture frame pendants also make great gifts.