Make a personalized, unique gift for Mom with glass art

Make a personalized, unique gift for Mom with glass art

ABOUT THE SIDES OF THE TRAILERS. >> Julia: CHECK THIS OUT. EVERYTHING YOU SEE RIGHT HERE IS HANDMADE. >> Ben: YOU CAN MAKE IT TOO. THE ART OF GLASSMAKING ISN'T JUST FOR THE EXPERTS. MATT ISN'T AN EXPERT. >> Matt: GOOD MORNING TO YOU, TOO, BEN. >> Julia: BUT YOU LEARNED, RIGHT? >> Matt: EXACTLY …

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Glassmaking Technique: Gold Glass

Glassmaking Technique: Gold Glass

– [voiceover] Gold glass ismade by sealing gold foil between two layers of glass. The process begins with thecreation of a base disk. Glass is inflated atthe end of a blow pipe and the bottom of the bubble is flattened. After cooling, a scratchis made along the side. The scratched area isheated until a crack …

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Glassmaking Technique: Mold-Blown Glass

Glassmaking Technique: Mold-Blown Glass

(Chinese music) Voiceover: Mold blownglass is made by inflating molten glass in a mold normally made of clay, wood or metal. In the dip mold process,a gather of hot glass is lowered into the mold. As soon as the glasstouches the bottom of the dip mold, air is blown into the blow pipe. The grooves …

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