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 video to learn how to cut glass along a curvy score line using a hand tool.
Watch this two part video series to learn how to make a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant with lampworking.
Watch this video to learn how to do various cold-working glass cuts using a lathe.
We make a dragon scale bead for your necklace. Learn the lampworking process.
Learn how to make a spun glass angel with this easy to follow lampworking video.
Learn how to make scales on a heavy spun glass base with separate trays with this lampworking tutorial.
Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more.
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
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!
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 video to learn about applying gold leaf to glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts.
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.
Learn about grinding glass using various methods with experts from the Corning Museum of Glass.
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.
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.
This lampworking video will show you how to make a marble out of rods of 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!
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.
We will show you how to make tiger stripe beads in this lampworking video.
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 glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
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.
Here is a little video the demonstrates how to make glass beads. These lampworking instructions will teach you how to light a lampworking torch and make bead out of molten glass. You can add detail to your glass jewelry to form finely crafted glass jewelry such as beads, buttons and miniature animals.
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!
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
This video demonstrates the process of glass bead-making with artist Gail Kop. You'll need a torch, a mold and glass pieces.
This is a quick lampworking video on the technique of silver fuming.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to score a thin strip of glass and break it off with a hand tool.
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 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.
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.
Check out this video to learn how to cut curved lines in glass to use in stained glass, mosiacs, or tiffany lamp projects. This video will show you how to score the glass using a hand glass cutter.
This is a lampworking demo of how to make a bead that has a tie-dyed look. Ross used soft-glass for this bead.