Watch this video to learn how to score a piece of glass and break it with your hands.
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.
Check out this video to see how to score and break glass tiles for making mosiacs or other craft uses. This video demonstrates using the Diamond Tech 2in1 scorer breaker tool.
Watch this video to learn about applying gold leaf to glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts.
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!
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...
Learn about glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
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
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".
This lampworking video will show you how to make a marble out of rods of glass.
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
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.
Check out this video to learn how to use the Power Max 2 grinder from Diamond Tech to grind rough glass edges for mosiacs and stained glass projects.
Learn about grinding glass using various methods with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more.
Learn how to bend glass fusing stringers in this video. This is a great demonstration for those interested in stained glass, lampworking or other glass projects.
Sandblasting has a bunch of functions. It can be used to soften rough surfaces, roughen soft surfaces, take off unwanted surfaces, or shape a surface. If you're curious about the process and wish to try it yourself, you can check out this video to learn how to sandblast glass with experts at the Corning Museum of Glass.
Jim McKelvey is going to show you how to blow glass. One of the secrets to making really nice glass is making really even gathers. So, if you're a beginning student, there are some tricks that you can use to learn how to gather correctly. That's just part of what will be covered on this series about beginning glass blowing.
Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to transform simple tumblers and tealights with a clever stenciled frosting technique.
The Powder Vibe tool is a motorized device for the dispensing of glass enamel powders. This tool helps with health and safety by reducing dust and the need for enamel powder sifting when lampworking glass jewelry. The powder vibe tool keeps your enamel powders clean and gives you great control. Use the tool to add smooth streams of glass powder and enamel powder onto your lampwork glass beads.
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.
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.
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 an instructional video on how to make leadlight windows and stained glass panels.
Learn how to make scales on a heavy spun glass base with separate trays with this lampworking tutorial.
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 ...
This lampworking tutorial shows how to make a little hot air balloon.
Discover the history and process of glass blowing with experts at the Corning Museum of Glass. This is for beginners who are thinking about blowing glass for the first time.
Watch this two part video series to learn how to make a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant with lampworking.
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!
Watch this video to learn how to score a thin strip of glass and break it off with a hand tool.
This video describes the process of cutting glass with a regular pair of scissors. Objects required include a pair of scissors, glass to cut, gloves, a tub, and water. First, fill the tub with water to a proper depth to allow for submersion of the glass. Once the tub is filled, submerge the glass and once the glass is submerged, while holding it, begin to slowly cut the glass with careful and slow cuts from the scissors. It is suggested to not conduct the procedure with haste, take the proces...
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.
This recording of a beginner's glass blowing class depicts visual guidelines to adding color to molten glass. The instructor repeats a process of rolling molten glass on the marver, blowing it, and finally, adding color.
Learn about chunk casting with Corning Museum of Glass experts. Chunk casting is a method of casting glass by packing a mold with chunks of glass and melting the chunks in the mold, instead of filling the mold with molten glass.
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.
This series of lampworking videos shows how to make a spun glass chess set. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set.
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...
The implosion technique in glass blowing creates the effect of multi-colored fingers of glass within another piece of clear glass. This video glass blowing tutorial shows how to use this style to make a jewelry pendant. Watch as the glass is shaped over a flame to recreate the fumed implosion technique resulting in a necklace pendant.
Watch this video to learn how to cut glass along a curvy score line using a hand tool.