Latest Glass Crafts

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My heart is sad, for those that care
I found out today just how brief life is, and how odd it can be. Many people here have followed the trials and tribulations of Michael Robison. For those that don't read here often, Michael came in th...
12 years ago 13
New site
I finally made a better site. I knew I had to do this when I realized I was reluctant to tell folks about my old one. I talked to one site designer, who was very helpful. But I decided I wanted an ine...
12 years ago 1
new member
Hi my name is Kim! I just subscribed to this group and am hoping it is active as I saw a bunch of political postings..... I love glass......and sometimes it loves me! I just bought my second kiln and ...
12 years ago 4
eBay: Imperial Homestead carnival glass plate (NUART)
> that was broken up I bet it'd make some nice pices for a mosaic. That plate's too ugly for words. Looks like something one would make with an AIM kiln and turbo annealing floor sweepings. That' why ...
12 years ago 3
Kokomo suffixes
I'll be passing through Kokomo the end of this month, and I'm going to slide in and buy some glass. On my first visit to Kokomo a couple months back I didn't really know what kind of glass I wanted to...
12 years ago 1
Charter & (pointer to) FAQs
CHARTER for PREAMBLE: The newsgroup was created primarily for the purpose of discussion related to working with glass. In order to improve the mechanism whereby we may do so without undue distraction,...
12 years ago
Tabletop finish
I've built several benches to do stained glass on. They aren't anything fancy, just built out of 2x4s and plywood. The work surfaces are 3/4" finish plywood. Before they get soaked in flux, sweat, and...
12 years ago 18
Back when glass was new I did a few stained glass windows. I used one of those generic green glass cutters with the ball on the end to tap the glass from behind and deepen the crack and break the glas...
12 years ago 11
Ok all, what are your favorite remedies for dry/chemical ridden hands,miniscule cuts/abrasions from grinding/splintering, cracked and painful in Winter?? OUCH! m Vacation..... Corn Husker's Lotion or ...
12 years ago 9
Torch, furnace, glass, beads, etc.
Anyone have any info URLs' on how to melt and work with glass? Make beads? Know of any glass, bottles-jars-junk glass, which can be melted and worked with just a plain propane torch? I have seen charc...
12 years ago 1
eBay: Dale Chihuly Japanese Macchia with yellow lip (1993)
> $24,000 for a vase. Whodda thunk it?
12 years ago 1
Nasty gossip
No, nothing about the pet whipping boy. I was reading a review of one of Alastair Duncan's book and one of the reviews wasn't a review at all, but a comment that Duncan caught some heat by selling a s...
12 years ago 4
Microwave Kilns
Seems they were around some years back. Anybody know anything about them? Jack I seem to remember some years back - maybe 10 or more - that I saw a promotion at a conference for a method to fire potte...
12 years ago 7
Foiled again
I've bought foil from two stained glass shops and one online store. They always come in a little plastic bag but with no manufacturer's name. One roll that I got seemed to have a lot of extra slices h...
12 years ago 9
RCG Stats - 0710
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12 years ago