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mirror and glass etching advice needed by alpha
hello, i have been looking into the various glass etching proceses which users of this group directed me to and have realised this is a very complex art form which has many different forms. I am a total newbee and wish to produce large simple designed shapes on mirror measuring aproximatly 1 metre...
March 12th 05 07:22 PM
by Dieter Hager Go to last post
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Glass for Leaded Lights? by Maurice
Hi, I am looking into doing some leaded lights/copper foil work, but the price of the glass seems to vary quite a lot, some of it appears to be rather expensive. So do any of you know where the best prices are in the UK. I live in the middle of East Anglia if that helps? TIA --
March 11th 05 11:18 PM
by Adrian Brentnall Go to last post
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Blowers in Portland by Kalera Stratton
I realize this NG is not the best way to reach a local community, but I wanted to put feelers out just in case the right person is reading; I'm looking for a glassblower in or near Portland, OR who either knows how to blow glass lampshades or would like to teach themselves how; a friend and I have...
March 11th 05 06:00 PM
by Kalera Stratton Go to last post
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need a professional to cut a beveled window panel. Carved/engraved/cut glass. by Brian Gardner
There is a historic home where I live that has a broken sidelight. The original panel is unusual. Rather than a leaded panel, an artist took a rectangular glass panel, beveled the outside edges, and then cut a curved.geometric pattern into the glass plate. I have seen a few similar panels; my...
March 11th 05 02:42 PM
by Javahut Go to last post
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any advice about rubino oro moretti by Janet R
I finally got my hands on a small stash of rubino. This glass evidently needs to be handled differently.....ugh! On a few occasions I have had success, but mostly I end up with mud or smudges in the glass. I am making 3 petal flowers and one of the three petals will look burnt. Any advice or...
March 11th 05 06:53 AM
by Kalera Stratton Go to last post
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crumbling glass by nimu
hi all In one of the earlier threads, i had mentioned that some of my marble glass had crumbled like cookies when fused.. But my later firings of the same batch of glass were perfect. Its then I realised that glass comes out all crumbly when the kiln wash is old. Now, I make it a point to fuse...
March 9th 05 10:30 AM
by nimu Go to last post
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Custom filter by Martin
Looking for a supplier for a customized glass filter: material: glass (no plastics) sorted float glass might be OK aprox size: 20x14 inches, 3mm thick coatings: face1: AR, Magnesium Fluoride as the more likely candidate face2: ND, 60% transmission (aprox).
March 8th 05 04:20 AM
by Martin Go to last post
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a Glass Clear material??? by rasmus andersson
I am looking for a Glass Clear material that can be used as a grout/joint(?) for a mosaic. The mosaic is made of small glass tiles so the material has to adhere to glass,(and wood). I have tried with an acrylic paste but it does not adhere very well to the glass, and during evaporation it looses to...
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March 7th 05 05:13 PM
by Mike Firth Go to last post
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Glass Eye 2000 by Glassman
After all these years I finally tried out the demo of the Glass Eye designing program. Very impressive! The catolog of glass colors and textures is amazing. Any of you actually use it in real world design work? If so which version did you spring for? Seems like you can spend anywhere from $99 to...
March 7th 05 06:18 AM
by Ranger Jack Go to last post
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glass bead pendant components by lampworkbunny
I have seen some interesting pendants in Germany made with lampworked glass beads and assembled on a threaded rod with screw on bails and end caps. Does anyone know a findings shop or materials supplier that sells these specific type of components that one can them make up with one's own beads...
March 6th 05 09:36 PM
by Lilyflower Go to last post
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glass etching advice needed by alpha
hello, i am hoping to try mirror and glass etching and sell the work i produce, but need advice on what equipment i should buy for decent results. I have seen many cheap begginers starter kits for sale but i dont want to buy anything that gives second rate results....can anyone advice on what...
March 6th 05 07:46 PM
by Dieter Hager Go to last post
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Cutting A Glass Headlight? by Radio Man
For a science project I need to remove the front circumference from a glass automobile headlight. I tried using a manual glass cutter but could not get it to scribe. Any suggestions would be most appreciated.
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March 6th 05 02:52 PM
by Steve Richardson Go to last post
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Copper foil. What the heck do you do with it? by Mike Beede
This is speaking of hot working. I've used silver leaf and silver foil, picked up on a bubble. Some extremely cool effects can occur. I picked up some copper leaf at the same time. What the heck--it was cheap. However, I've become convinced that it isn't really intended for hot working, since...
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March 6th 05 02:51 PM
by Steve Richardson Go to last post
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A Question Regarding Nondenominational Religious Windows by kfg
I may be getting a contract soon to do a panel for a hospital chapel. It should not be specific to any particular religion. My question is: What sort of subject should I use? Has anyone out there done any projects like this? Thanks, KFGlover Ars Vitrea
March 6th 05 02:47 PM
by Steve Richardson Go to last post
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Glass Color Information by Amit Agarwal
Search enough of the web to find glass color that I can make myself but didn't find anything useful. What metal / metal oxide do you use for make glass colors like Red, Blue, Green. Any help or pointers on the net would be appreciated. Thanks.
March 6th 05 12:38 AM
by Kitty Go to last post
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Glue Chip Plate? by Moonraker
Anybody know of a source for 3/16"? All I can find locally is 1/4" plate.
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March 4th 05 09:09 PM
by Mike Firth Go to last post
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windshield repair scratches by Fatdaddy
My daughter came home from school and she has 2 wiper scrape..What do you do to try to remove them. Or help remove them.. You think she hears it scratching she would stop and get fixed. Also email me raveatusit.net email me
March 4th 05 01:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Charter & (pointer to) FAQs by RCG.FAQ.BOT
CHARTER for REC.CRAFTS.GLASS PREAMBLE: The newsgroup rec.crafts.glass 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, we, the netizens of rec.crafts.glass, do hereby ratify the...
March 2nd 05 07:45 PM
by nJb Go to last post
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Borax info by figjam62
G'day all, I am trying something new, and get devit with this one particular type of slumping project, coming off 720oC / 1328oF or so, but only with this one recent project. Normally work with float, and coming off same programmes have no devit problems, but this is bottle glass. I don't crash...
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March 2nd 05 07:16 AM
by figjam62 Go to last post
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Black glass? by Okidokee
Does anyone know a supplier of black glass panels? I've searched around and can't find one. I'm looking for normal picture sizes 5x7 8x10 etc. Thanks
March 2nd 05 01:34 AM
by Glassman Go to last post
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