An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may be shaped with a mandrel spinner. Mandrels are commonly used to shape beads of glass into a desired size and shape for jewelry manufacturing. This video shows you how burnish silver leaf using a lampwork torch and an electric mandrel spinner.
An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may be shaped with a mandrel spinner. Mandrels are commonly used to shape beads of glass into a desired size and shape for jewelry manufacturing. The rheostat dial on your power box will control your "set" spinning rate.
Make your own glass beads with this easy instructions. Learn how to make colored glass beads with rods and torches in this free jewelry making video series.
Beautify your garden or walkway with handmade stepping stones! Learn how to make stained-glass stepping stones in this free craft video series.
Brighten up your home decorations with handmade sun catchers! Learn how to make stained-glass sun catchers with the expert tips in this free video series.
Bring some light and color into a room with a handmade stained-glass window hanging, using tips and advice in this free video series that focuses on creating your own stained glass.
Interested in stained glass art? Learn how to make stained-glass patterns and projects in this free video series about beginning stained glass crafts.
Want to make stained glass art? It's easy with this free video series on how you can make and work with stained-glass patterns and projects.
Learn how to make glass beads using glass, mandrels, frit, Cubic Zirconia, and a torch in this free video series on beading.
Learn how to make tile mosaics with tips such as how to plan the mosaic pattern and cut the tile in this free video series.
Preproduction work when making glass beads will ensure your tools are working correctly, and your glass is ready to melt. Learn about preproduction for glass working with this free jewelry making video series.
Glass mosaics create beautiful decorative art pieces and are great for interior design and sprucing up a wall, walkway or even a piece of furniture in your house. Learn how to make a glass kitchen backsplash mosaic in this free art project video series.
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.
If you are working with art glass to create stained art designs, learn how to prepare glass for soldering with this free crafting video about making stained glass projects.
Glass art incorporates many different types of glass including beveled glass, rippled glass, water glass, and many more. See samples of these and many other types of glass in this free video series.
If you are interested in making stained glass designs, learn about the tools you need to create stained glass art with copper foil in this free crafting video series.
Great unique and interesting glassware gifts. Learn how to etch glasses, jars and and other glass items in this homes crafts series from a glass project expert.
This instructional lampworking video shows how to make flame worked coils of glass.Use a rod of cold, thick glass to wrap the curly-q around. Using a thin, molten string of glass, feed the melted glass into the torch flame as you slowly turn the cold glass rod. This will create a quick and delicate glass coil.
Watch this instructional lampworking video to make a round bead using the Zoozii "Make Your Own Round" bead press. This video displays a clear example of how to use the bead press and other lampworking tools. The text instructions provide tips for perfecting your round glass bead.
Watch this video demonstration of marvering and cane pulling techniques with molten glass. In a recording of a beginner's glass blowing class, students learn to roll hot glass on a steel marver and then, using tweezers, pull a short cane before the glass cools.
Learn how to make a fused pendant from sheet glass. This video shows the visual procedure of creating fused glass pendants with a torch and a kiln. You can fuse pieces of glass together with a torch and then bake the designs to perfection. While there are certainly more laborious details involved in the process, this video provides a helpful visual overview.
This is a quick lampworking instructional video showing how to make borosilicate glass rain drops using a torch. The glass needs some careful sculpting to form a clear glass loop at the top. This process can be repeated to make several rain drop ornaments. Brush up on your lampworking skills with this fun glass tutorial.
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 video tutorial shows how to make a cool beer glass out of a beer bottle. This is also a great trick for cutting the bottle; forget the glass cutter or tricks with string and acetone. Just pour oil up to the level where you want the bottle cut off and place a red-hot piece of metal into it. Because of the great heat conductivity of oil and at the poor heat conductivity of glass, it will expand at the edge of the oil surface, cracking in a nice even line. Watch this instructional video and...
Watch this glass tutorial video to learn about the extreme hobby of glass blowing and how to make your own glass art. This hobby is extreme because of the high temperatures and tools used, so be very careful. You'll be blowing your own glass art in no time after watching this helpful how-to video.
This tutorial video is an overview of how to make a Reversal style glass boro pendant. It is not hollow however the reversal technique is the same.
Here is a how to video on simple air trap lamp worked beads. This is a great tutorial for amateur glass makers.
Dean Smiley and Eliska Harmer, master glass blowers from New York show how to make one of their designs, the Dali glass. Follow along as the glass is blown and shaped, transforming from a molten blob into a beautiful glass. This video glass-blowing tutorial is an inspirational peek at an unusual form of art.
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.
This video demonstrates traditional stained glass cutting with a hand glass cutter.
See step-by-step how to create a fused glass vase with artist Lilia Megyei. With a few colored pieces of glass, she shows how she creates gorgeous and unique vases. Make beautiful fused glass vases.
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!
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!
Glass Etching is stunning. Discover how easy etching glass is in this video with host Meghan Carter, where you'll find step-by-step instructions on how to etch glass. These instructions work with both glass etching stencils and homemade glass etching patterns. You'll be amazed by how quickly you can produce beautiful results with glass etching.
This lampworking video shows some techniques used to make pendant loops and hooks.
This lampworking tutorial shows how to make a "peas in a pod" pendant made from Northstar Forest Green and Jade.
This lampworking tutorial shows how to make a large clear butterfly sculpted from 15mm and 12mm rod.
Learn how to make a glass unicorn with this lampworking tutorial.
This lampworking video shows a technique for sculpting human like faces for glass figurines.