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Preparing Kiln Shelves by Bullseye

Preparing kiln shelves with shelf primer is a bit of an art. Getting that nice even coating isn’t as easy as you may think. My first few attempts were not that pretty.

You also need to be aware of the safety requirements and potential health risks. There are serious health risks with shelf primer at all stages of preparing and cleaning your shelf.

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What is glass?

Sure, this does sound very basic, but the video does contain a lot of great information.

If you new to glass fusing and slumping, and maybe using Bullseye glass, this video is well worth a look. I don’t mind admitting I did learn quite a bit from this video the first time I viewed it.

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Glass Cutting Video by Bullseye

The instructional videos by Bullseye Glass are hard to beat. In this video you will find the basics for cutting glass, as well as great information on tools, types of glass and even cutting circles. Well worth a view for beginners, and even a refresher for not so beginners.

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Glass Fusing Basics by Bullseye

This video by Bullseye Glass was a great resource when I started glass fusing. There is nothing better than actually watching someone do something.

The 6mm rule for glass is one of the most important properties to remember when fusing and this video covers that well.

Hope you enjoy.

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The Importance of Clean Glass

You know how sometimes you know you probably should do something, and do it properly, but you don’t? Well, I am very guilty of that.

While I have been cleaning my glass before firing, I probably haven’t been doing it as well as I should. I suspect that lack of attention to cleanliness is partly causing some of the devitrification problems I am having with my fused glass.

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