A little while back I told my son Mykel I was going to make him a bowl for his new apartment and asked what he would like. Well, if you knew my son you would not be surprised when he asked for a bowl with the entire number for Pi on it, and in a blue theme. Yes, the entire number.
As I am sure you are aware that number is considered to be infinite. I definitely couldn’t make a bowl big enough for that, but not to be beaten I accepted the challenge and did come up with a compromise.
Continue reading ‘Flawed Physics’ – Fused Glass Bowl for Mykel
The silver classes have been great for finding out new techniques such as this cleaning solutions for jewellery. It is simple and cheap to make up. Continue reading Cleaning Jewellery
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.
So back to the drawing board. I decided to go back to basics and have a look at some videos about cleaning glass. Well, I love videos as a source of information, so not surprisingly I found a Bullseye Glass video that deals with this perfectly. I have included it in this post to press the importance of cleaning your glass, always, and thoroughly.