Yep, if you’re a glass fuser, you need to cut glass. As do most glass artists. A bit obvious, right? So what do you use? In this video, I’ll be showing you what I use to cut glass for my fused glass projects.Continue reading Score, Snap! Oops! Things to Cut Glass With, Glass Fusing Stuff
Recently, I’ve received a number of questions about the equipment I use and how I have it set up. So in this video I give you a little tour of my studio, and in particular the equipment I use when cutting and polishing cabochons, both Jefanite and glass art cabochons.
You will see that I have tried to find second-hand equipment where possible, and have recycled materials that I already own or have found in second-hand stores.Continue reading Tour of My Equipment
In Part 1 I covered making the puddle by fusing several sheets of Bullseye COE 90 glass, but didn’t get into how that became finished cabochons.
In this part I will cover making the cabochons from the puddle, from breaking up the puddle, grinding on a glass grinder and preparation, full fusing and a final fire polish.Continue reading Making Green Puddle Cabochons – Part 2 – The Cabochons
As usual, being on a budget, when it came to buying a tile saw I opted to visit the local hardware and see what was on offer.
A little unsure about exactly what I needed, as I hadn’t actually done any sawing of glass with a diamond saw, I looked over the various saws available. Surprisingly, they didn’t have that many, but the price difference was substantial.
Guess what? I chose the cheapest saw and hoped for the best. Things didn’t go quite to plan, but they didn’t work out too bad either.Continue reading Modifying a Standard Tile Saw for Glass