Is there a theme starting here? A clock for Jacob, now coasters for Fay! Mmm…maybe not.
Anyway, yes, this is a set of coasters for my sister Fay. Not the first post on coasters, but each has been a learning experience and a lot of fun making.
These had to match her kitchen decor so powder blue and white were the thing. So let’s get into it. Continue reading Coasters for Fay
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
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.
Continue reading Glass Fusing Basics by Bullseye