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The project-by-project guided lessons and corresponding how-to photos will tutor novice crafters on the glass fusing process. Crafters will develop practical fusing skills as they progress through the book, mastering comprehensive techniques of preparation, assembly and kiln firing methods. The selection of delightful projects includes plates, trays, bowls, clocks, jewelry and much more.
Introduction to Glass Fusing from Wardell Publications fused art glass introduces practical fusing skills while creating from the first project, automatically mastering the techniques of glass preparation, assembly and kiln firing methods. Introduction to Glass Fusing by Petra Kaiser is an illustrated tutorial on the techniques of art glass fusing, geared toward the absolute novice in the craft. This all color book is filled with hundreds of step by step photos, useful tip sidebars, and complete project instructions. The reader will learn terminology used regularly in fusing, as well as the basic skills that are the building blocks of the art. From tools and material descriptions to glass cutting and shaping, to more complicated procedures such as mold making and kiln operation, everything is covered in detail. Chapter titles include Warm Glass Processes and Temperatures, Glass Tools And Equipment, Kilns and Controllers, Basic Glass Cutting Techniques, The Kiln Firing Process, and more