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...
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.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to do various cold-working glass cuts using a lathe.
Watch this video to learn about applying gold leaf to glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts.
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!
Watch this video to learn how to cut circles in glass. This is a detailed demonstration for those who are interested in stained glass, or other glass projects. You must have glass cutting tools.
This lampworking video will show you how to make a marble out of rods of 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 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.
Here is a how to video on simple air trap lamp worked beads. This is a great tutorial for amateur glass makers.
Learn about glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
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".
Learn about grinding glass using various methods with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
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 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.
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 video to learn how to cut glass along a curvy score line using a hand tool.
Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to transform simple tumblers and tealights with a clever stenciled frosting technique.
This is a quick demonstration of one of the many ways to turn scrap Bullseye glass in to a ribbon cane. Watch this instructional lampworking video to recycle glass pieces and melt them into a cane. You can then use the glass cane to melt it into finely crafted glass jewelry such as beads, buttons and glass miniatures.
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 to remove the mandrels from a completed glass button.
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.
Watch this video and learn the basic steps to cutting a circle in glass.
This two part video shows you how to build a multi-color stringer for making beads for lampworking glass necklaces.
Learn about making ice glass with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
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.
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
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
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.
Watch this video to learn how to score a piece of glass and break it with your hands.
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...
Learn about ancient iridized glass and a method for creating iridized glass surfaces. This video is part of the exhibition "Reflecting Antiquity" at The Corning Museum of Glass (February 15 - May 27, 2008). Note: the method portrayed uses stannous chloride fumes, which can be highly toxic. Do not attempt this without proper protective equipment.
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.
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.
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 video shows how a piece of glass can be cut using a pair of scissors into the shape that you want. First, use a permanent marker to draw the outline of the shape you want on the glass. Next, submerge the part of the glass that you want to cut into a basin of water. Using a pair of scissors, start cutting the general outline of the shape on the glass. After you are done with the general outline, you can then trim the glass with it still submerged in the basin of water. Remember to be care...
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 to learn how to melt drops of solder onto stained glass, a soldering copper foil technique.
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.