This instructional lampworking video demonstrates how to make a wick holder for an oil lamp. With a lampwork torch you can melt a small glass tube which you can use to hold a wick upright in a traditional oil lamp. This glass tube keeps the wick from slipping into the treacherous oil and preserves the flame.
This is a great simple video, which will show you how to properly use a glass cutter and runner. The very first step is how to hold the glass cutter, you want to hold it at a 45 degree angle straight on the glass. Make sure to try your best to avoid leaning it to the left or right and at a 90 degree angle, and also make sure to start off the glass before cutting. Depending on your preference you can either push or pull the cutter, it doesn't matter which way. Once you make the cut, take the r...
Beautify your garden or walkway with handmade stepping stones! Learn how to make stained-glass stepping stones in this free craft video series.
Watch this video to learn about applying gold leaf to glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts.
Matt Baker blows a simple clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety!
Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more.
Do you have a mirror that needs fitting in your bathroom, living room, or bedroom? From My Glass Trades, a video on how to cut mirror. Learn about the tools and techniques used to cut mirror and how to use an oil filled glass cutter and neophenolic L square. Get your project done the right way, and study up before you begin!
A quick tutorial on making a stained glass suncatcher from scrap glass. This is a nifty summer home project for stained glass enthusiasts and beginners alike.
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
If you consider yourself a "laser" man, then you probably know all about front-surface mirrors. But do you know how to make an FS mirror? This video from AP Digital light will show you how to make cheap first surface mirrors.
Matt Baker blows a classic mushroom pendant,using the lampworking technique of glass blowing. Perfect for beginners.
This lampworking video shows a technique for sculpting human like faces for glass figurines.
Learn how to fuse and slump glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts. Fusing and slumping are two techniques that have been used for centuries, and can be used together or separately.
Learn about grinding glass using various methods with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
While making a large-scale glass mosaic project, it might be necessary to follow a pattern, cutting out the individual pieces of the desired finished project. This video glass-work tutorial demonstrates the process of cutting out a piece of stained glass for a mosaic picture. Watch this instructional video and learn how to cut pieces of
Matt Baker Blows a simple lattachino ,for embelishing a clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety!
Learn how to assemble a glass rose with the technique of lampworking.
This is a Fine Art video tutorial where you will learn how to cut plate glass. Measure the plate glass and make sure the measurements are correct. Then place the guide along the line of the cut, take your glass cutter and score along the edge of the guide. If the plate is small in size, take the base of the cutter and place it underneath the score mark and apply equal pressure with your hands on both sides of the score. The plate will snap with a nice clean cut. Another way to snap the glass ...
When most people think of stained glass, the first thing that comes to mind is a church, but it's become more popular in home decor as well. The biggest downside is that high quality stained glass pieces can be insanely expensive—and it's not an easy project to take on yourself.
Check out this video to learn how to use the Diamond Tech Power Max bit and disk grinder to smooth and grind glass for use in mosiacs and tiffany lamps.
Here I use lampworking to make the classic plunge dot bead. I use COE 104 soft-glass - dark purple, light purple, periwinkle and clear. Under 10 minutes with seconds to spare... Whew.. Enjoy!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to etch glass in 5 minutes. The materials needed for his procedure are: contact paper, Armour Etch and a paintbrush, glass and a sink. Begin by cutting the contact paper face up on a circuit mat. Cut it on medium speed and pressure. Then put the contact paper on glass. Work carefully to prevent any wrinkles and bubbles in the design. Now put the etching cream on in a dabbing motion. The etching cream will not run into areas that are not stuck down. Fi...
Watch this lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass pendant with i/o frit dot on dot design. Frit is ground up glass rods. It comes in a few different sizes including powder form.
See how to use a Multi-Mandrel and watch demonstrator Scott make a set of buttons in no time flat in this how-to video. The multi-mandrel hold several pieces of glass as they're shaped into buttons, beads, or the desired craft project. Watch this video glass-work tutorial series and learn how to make glass buttons using a multi-mandrel.
This lampworking video shows some techniques used to make pendant loops and hooks.
In this lampworking video a heart shaped pendant is made to go with the earrings in the previous video. This pendant is red and white stripped.
Watch this lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass blue tubing enclamo pipe. This style of pipe is nice because of the way it lays down - it doesn't look like a typical pipe.
This video demonstrates the process of glass bead-making with artist Gail Kop. You'll need a torch, a mold and glass pieces.
We will show you how to make tiger stripe beads in this lampworking video.
Watch this three part lampworking video series to learn how to make a flipped honeycomb glass pendant. You fume with silver and make a honeycomb. Then use the backside for the pendant.
Watch this video for a demonstration on how glass beads are made.
Watch this video to learn how to score a thin strip of glass and break it off with a hand tool.
Watch this video to learn how to cut glass along a curvy score line using a hand tool.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut laminated glass. Laminated glass is a safety glass that has two pieces of glass with a plastic foam in between. The materials required to cut laminated glass are: an oil glass cutter, L-square, razor blade and an optional propane torch. Begin by marking the glass to your preferred measurement. Then use the L-square to line up the marking. Then use the oil glass cutter to cut down the marked line. Flip it over do the same on the other side. Then...
Looking to get some glass cut? Instead of taking it down to your local glass cutter and shelling out some cash, why not learn to do it yourself? In this video, learn how to cut glass using a "glass cutter".
Watch this video for a quick demonstration of burnishing and filling gaps, a soldering copper foil technique.
This lampworking video will show you how to make a marble out of rods of glass.
This video describes the process of cutting a beer bottle in half. First a piece of string is tied around a glass beer bottle to gauge the proper length that the string should be. Next, excess string is cut off and the tied string loop is slid up and off of the bottle. Next, the cap of a bottle of nail polish remover is unscrewed and the cap is filled with nail polish remover. The string is then wadded up and dipped into the nail polish remover for a couple seconds. The string is slid back on...
This is an instructional video on how to make leadlight windows and stained glass panels.
Watch this two part lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass hollow donut pendant. Learn to coilpot some color and then make a donut and turn it into a pendant.