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Adhesives and Glass
I have a friend who is planning on building a lamp made of small rectangular pieces of glass. What type of adhesive should he use to attach the glass rectangles together? Any preparation of the glass...
13 years ago 2
 
Glass Notes
My copy of Henry Halem's Glass Notes is from 1996 (3rd Edition). Has it been updated? Lori Hultman As far as I know, not. goto which still shows 3rd. Henry is on Craftweb Glass Forum if you want to...
13 years ago 6
 
New Stained Glass Website
Hi Please check out Hudson Glass at for StainedGlass & Supplies! They have a brand new Web Site and it's really great!! In , on 19 Sep So the apology tendered for the last time you posted this was a...
14 years ago 2
 
Need Advice on Business
There is a very real possibility that the only local glass supplier in my small town will be closing soon. I was offered the opportunity to take over the shop, but I really know nothing about running...
14 years ago 8
 
Designs for client presentation
When I prepare a stained glass design for a client, It is usually a small (between 8.5"x11"-11"x14") watercolor and ink design on watercolor paper. I don't do large-scale projects like church naves:...
14 years ago 5
 
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,...
14 years ago
 
Glass Usage - Scrap Factor, dollars per piece
I have two questions: 1. When bidding on stained glass projects, what is the usual scrap factor artisans use when considering the amount of glass to purchase/use? Would 15%-20% be excessive? 2. When...
14 years ago 26
 
Good magazines - periodicals
What are the most popular and practical magazines for someone learning stained glass? I'm hoping to find one or two good ones to get tips, ideas, inspiration, etc... I can't seem to find any in the...
14 years ago 9
 
oxy-acetylene torch
Since glassblowing is on topic here, especially if one doesn't necessarily mean scientific glassblowing, I have a question about preparing for that activity. There are no glassblowing courses I can...
14 years ago 24
 
irridizing or fuming glass
Seems "carnival" glass is generally "stannous" chloride sprayed on the base glass... but I found a reference to using "ferrous" chloride too. Happen to have a bottle of that available to me... If I...
14 years ago 6
 
flame
Is there any kind of glassblowing one can do without using flame? E.g. (but only an example) suppose I just want to be able to insert an electrode into a test tube but don't want to use flame, even...
14 years ago 36
 
Should there be a link catagorie for craft.glas users here somewere?
Hi, As a glass-handcraftsman I have a great interest in other persons glass-art. I am sure that many users of this group have there own small website. I hope that we will have link colletion at Google...
14 years ago 1
 
Business Sucks
Sure is quiet around here... real estate sales & values are way down... gas is $3/gallon. Aside from all that did I mention that business sucks? Maybe you should move? Opportunities seem unlimited in...
14 years ago 3
 
Classes--Fusing, Frit Painting, and Vitreous Glass Painting
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14 years ago
 
Inland Cement....
I'm getting my ass whupped by a panel that is cemented with that damn stuff. I have about 8 pcs to replace in a full door panel. A while back I asked Inland about what would soften or disolve that...
14 years ago 14