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AMERICA GLASS SHOW
Hello all, Kindly help to identified web address of the recent america glass show looking for liquid glass clearner with brand >>>>XP Thanks,
14 years ago
 
Melting old glass
I am curious about the makeup of 19th and early 20th century glass from old bottles and containers. Specifically: Do the melting points of various glass (glasses?) make it possible to arrange pieces...
14 years ago 5
 
just stained glass
Sheesh! I didn't mean to get everyone started insulting each other. Maybe I should have worded my original post differently... like, "I'm not into the glassblowing, and kiln stuff but I love making...
14 years ago 4
 
just stained glass?
Is there a group similar to this that is more specific to stained glass?.....panels? Thanks How much more specific do you want it? This group has a bunch of "regular" stained glass folks. Right now it...
14 years ago 8
 
Romance of Glass Making 1898 FA
The Romance of Glass Making , A Sketch of the History of Ornamental Glass by Walter Gandy 1898 Front board discoloured (though better than appears in scan ) otherwise in good condition. Lovely old...
14 years ago
 
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
 
Elio Raffaeli (Oggetti)
Hi I hope this post is ok, I am looking to sell a sculpture done by Elio Raffaeli done in Italy and imported by Oggetti it is a free hand shaped glass with inclusion of of small fish made with the...
14 years ago
 
Monitoring electricity consumption of a device?
I'm building what I believe will be a super high efficiency electric furnace utilizing engineering technology overlooked by studio glass makers. But I need a method to prove my energy usage so I can...
14 years ago 15
 
Light shaping borosilicate tube with air/acetylene torch
I was wondering if it would be possible to do some light shaping of borosilicate tube with an air/acetylene torch? The type of work I would like to do it take a length of tube and enlarge or constrict...
14 years ago 2
 
Making holes
Hi, I am looking for a simple way to make holes in fused glass flat ornaments. Does anyone have an easy way to do this? Thank you, Kelly If you mean to make a small hole to pass a chain through to use...
14 years ago 11
 
Colors for Glass Blowers
Hi, I am trying to make Blood-Red, Blue and Orange colors for Glassblowers. I know there are lot of commercial suppliers of glass colors but I want to do them myself as I can't afford the cost of...
14 years ago 6
 
Glass Cleaner
There is lots of talk about the best glass cleaner in this group. My Sommer & Maca salesman gave me a sample of this new glass cleaner called Vista Cleer XP. Holy man, what a glass cleaner. He gave me...
14 years ago 1
 
Conference
I am participating in a stained glass conference to be held at the historic St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn, NY, on Sept 24, 10:30-5:30. In addition to 4 great talks there will be free drinks and...
14 years ago
 
FS moly elements/transformer
I have two sets of new, unopened molybdenum disilicide elements for a 100# furnace, and a step down transformer for the moly system. I decided not to build this furnace after I bought the parts from a...
14 years ago 10
 
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