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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.


  • 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

Customer Reviews

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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.