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Making Fused Glass Reaction Test Samples

Fused Glass Reaction Samples

When it comes to glass fusing, testing techniques is part of the process. If you’re trying something new, or just want to check how something will look, it’s always preferable that you perform a test. Glass fusing reactions are one of those things where you need to understand what happens in order to design a project.

The video tutorial will show how I make some reaction test strips, using mainly opal glass. It will show you the colours I use, the final reactions and my observations.

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Want to Make this Fused Glass Segment Bowl? Tutorial to Show How

Fused Glass Bowl Tutorial

In this fused glass video tutorial, I’ll be showing you how I made this segment bowl. It’s made by cutting each segment individually and then fitting them together, before firing and slumping into a mould.

The video tutorial shows the materials needed, the cutting of glass and assembly, the full fuse, some coldworking, and the final slump firing.

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Making Two Fused Glass Trinket Dishes – A Project Tutorial

Fused Glass Trinket Dishes

In this project tutorial on fused glass trinket dishes, I’ll show you how I make two styles. One incorporates dichroic glass but has a saying finish. The other is decorated with glass frit and has a polished finish

The video tutorial talks about the dishes and shows the materials needed, the cutting of glass and assembly, the full fuse, some coldworking, and the final slump firing. At the end of the video I answer a number of questions asked by viewers.

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Making Fused Glass Wall / Standing Art Tutorial

Fused Glass Art

Doing something different in this tutorial. Making a fused glass wall art piece. I say ‘wall art’ but I’ll probably mount it on a stand. This is a fun project that you should try if you haven’t done something similar already.

The video tutorial is shot all in one clip so shows me applying the frit, along with mistakes and doubts, then firing it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Using a Fusible Decal to Make a Fused Glass Platter

Fused Glass Platter Tutorial

In this video tutorial, I demonstrate making a custom fusible decal and using it to decorate a fused glass platter. The tutorial also shows how to make the platter and slump it into the required shape.

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass strips, fusing it all together, coldworking with a flat lap, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Make a Fused Glass Platter Using the Strip Construction Method

Strip Construction

In this video tutorial, I’ll be showing you how I made a small fused glass platter using the strip construction method. The platter also has a focal piece made from Bullseye streaky glass. The method I’m using involves cutting many 6 mm wide strips of 3mm art glass and then assembling them into the desired pattern

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass strips, fusing it all together, coldworking with a flat lap, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Making a Frit Reaction Fused Glass Bowl

Frit Reaction Bowl Project

Using the right combination of art glass together, such as Turquoise Blue and Vanilla, you can create some amazing patterns. In this fused glass tutorial video, I’ll be showing you how to use this reaction technique in making a wonderful fused glass bowl.

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass circles on a ring saw, applying the frit, fusing it all together, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Making a Fused Glass Halloween Style Clock

Glass Clock Project

This fused glass project is all about making a clock with a scary, well sort of scary, Halloween theme. If you like clock, and in particular fused glass clocks, consider this project.

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass on a ring saw, making the glass clock face, creating and cutting the custom decals we’ll use, applying enamel for the clock hour marks, drilling the hole for the mechanism to finally assembling the clock.

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Making a Fused Glass Display Stand for Bowls

Fused Glass Display Stand

This fused glass tutorial shows you the technique I use to make simple display stands for fused glass bowls and more. The stands can be used for fused glass bowls and platters.

Stands for fused glass art can be hard to find and often expensive. This fused glass project uses glass and moulds to make fantastic stands for your art.

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Cheap Fused Glass Moulds from Repurposed Ceramic and Stainless Items.

Fused Glass Moulds

In this video on glass fusing I’ll be giving you some ideas on how to repurpose old, and new, common items that make great slumping and draping moulds. Moulds for slumping and draping glass that are inexpensive and won’t break the bank.

Purpose built glass fusing moulds can be quite expensive and you can spend a lot of money to get a good selection. Repurposing items for glass moulds is a great way to get a wide range of cheap and interesting moulds.

These items include common kitchen items like ceramic and stainless bowls, plates, platters, serving dishes and much more. Items that you can source from a wide range of places.

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Making a Fused Glass Spotted Bowl, or Leopard Bowl

Fused Glass Bowl Project

Is it a Leopard Bowl, or just a Spotted Bowl? Doesn’t matter! This simple fused glass project uses simple techniques to create an amazing bowl.

Watch as I walk you though all the steps in making this bowl. After this tutorial you’ll be ready to give it a go.

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How to Make a Checkerboard Japanese Bowl

Fused Glass Bowl Project

This glass fusing technique is easy and in this video tutorial we’ll use this as I share with you the making of a beautiful Japanese bowl. be sure to give this technique a go as it really is a great beginner project that delivers a great result

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