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Kiln Forming GlassKiln Forming Glass

Kiln Forming Glass

Price £26.25

5 out of 5 stars (1 Customer Review)
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Kiln Forming Glass captures the excitement of working with glass and explains the techniques involved in this stimulating sphere of glass making.  Written for both the novice and the more experienced glass maker, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the processes involved, as well as practical projects to undertake and technical information about firing glass in a kiln.

Includes:

  • A discussion of the technical aspects of glass, its physical characteristics, compatibility and annealing issues

  • Materials and equipment - a look at the wide array of glass materials and tools available

  • Detailed analysis of techniques - fusing, slumping, kiln casting and pate de verre

  • Step by step guides to completing projects with practical information and firing guides

  • An in-depth look at the lost-wax technique for kiln casting glass

  • Further and more advanced kiln forming methods to extend creativity and skills

  • Illustrated with over 250 photographs and diagrams, as well as some of the best examples of kiln formed glass from contemporary glass artists


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5 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 stars Tuesday 07 June, 2011 By Becky Wills
This is an excellent book - well illustrated and with a great deal of good information on many different disciplines in glass. A great reference book to keep in your studio.

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