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Contemporary Fused Glass: A Guide to Fusing, Slumping, and Kilnforming Glass Perfect Paperback – 1 Jan 2010

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  • Perfect Paperback
  • Publisher: Four Corners International (1 Jan. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0970093314
  • ISBN-13: 978-0970093318
  • Package Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 893,974 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Whether you are a newcomer to fusing and slumping or an experienced glass artist, CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS is an invaluable guide to developing and improving your ability to work with glass in a kiln. CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS, a revised and expanded edition of Brad Walker s CONTEMPORARY WARM GLASS, contains up-to-date information on all aspects of fusing and slumping, featuring techniques and processes for: Basic fusing and slumping projects, such as making coasters, tiles, bowls, and platters; Information on materials for fusing and slumping, from kilns to molds to types of glass and essential safety equipment; Instructions for compatibility testing and annealing, including numerous firing schedules for fusing, slumping, and kiln casting; Information about more advanced techniques, such as inclusions, pattern bars, reactive glass, pot and wire melts, combing, and using drop rings and floral formers; An introduction to kiln casting, using recycled glass, coldworking, and finishing. CONTEMPORARY FUSED GLASS includes hundreds of tips and suggestions, from troubleshooting to health and safety to making your own supplies, stringer, and confetti.

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