Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more.
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.
Here is a quick video on how to make encased stringers for glass beads. This is a great way to add fancy stringer decoration to your glass beads. These lampworking instructions demonstrate how to add thin ropes of color and pattern embedded in the molten glass bead. Use this technique to make finely crafted glass jewelry such as beads for necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
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.
Glass mosaics are made with various types of glass including stain glass, glass grout, and a solid backing. Learn how to make glass mosaics in this free video series.
Learn how to make a small black and white penguin with the technique of lampworking.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to cut glass along a curvy score line using a hand tool.
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.
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!
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
This lampworking video shows some techniques used to make pendant loops and hooks.
This lampworking video will show you how to make a marble out of rods of glass.
Watch this video to learn about applying gold leaf to glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts.
In this video, we learn how to cut large format glass tiles. First, measure out where you want the cut to be on the glass, then cut it with a sharp X-acto knife. After this, use a glass cutter to cut the bottom of the glass and create a crack what will go down to the cut that you just made. After this, break the two sections apart and you will have two piece of tile out of your large one. You can do this on any kind of tile and it takes just a few short steps. When you're done, sand down the ...
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".
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.
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 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...
Watch this instructional video to make a mini glass mobile. You will need pliers, pieces of wire, some wire rings, and a fishing loop to attach the different pieces. The earlier processes involved melting wire to pieces of glass, but here we witness the fun part of making a mobile. With a small hand made S hook, the mobile can hang in any doorway or window frame.
This video demonstration shows several ways to make glass ribbon cane for use in other projects. Bullseye brand COE-90 glass and a propane rich flame are used, as a slightly oxidizing flame is less likely to damage colors. Watch this video glass-working tutorial and learn how to work with both cane and stringer glass to make multi-colored glass projects.
Matt Baker blows a classic mushroom pendant,using the lampworking technique of glass blowing. Perfect for beginners.
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!
This video shows how to make a torch mounted marver for lampworking.
This lampworking video shows how to make a glass carousel with three horses
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.
This is a layered bead with a little swirl added to each end for a ocean wave effect, using COE 104 glass. Learn this great lampworking technique!
This is a lampworking demo of how to make a bead that has a tie-dyed look. Ross used soft-glass for this bead.
Watch this video for a quick demonstration of burnishing and filling gaps, a soldering copper foil technique.
Watch this video to learn how to score a thin strip of glass and break it off with a hand tool.
Learn about making ice glass with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
Learn about grinding glass using various methods with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
Learn how to make a glass goblet with Corning Museum of Glass experts. Building glass goblets began with Roman glass makers.
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 glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
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.
Let our expert, Tom Wright, show you how to blow glass Christmas ornaments. He shows you how to make a traditional ball ornament, a candy cane ornament, and a icicle ornament. So, take some time, and learn how to blow glass Christmas ornaments today!
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.
Typically during the holiday season hostesses give very little attention to the plates that food is served on. Because the focus is on the food, the plate needs to be nothing more than a plain white backdrop, right? Wrong.