Glass Notes, a reference for the glass artist

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Glass Notes includes up to date illustrated information on building glass furnaces, annealing ovens, glory holes and other equipment. Other information includes how to cast and fuse glass, how to batch glass and proper annealing. Experts have written detailed information on pate de verre, fuming, proper insulation of ovens and heat recuperation, building to code, calculating air changes. An up-to-date section on suppliers of material and equipment is included. Glass Notes is fully indexed for easy referencing.

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Building and maintaining a hot glass studio just got easier with this updated, fully illustrated, 4th edition of Glass Notes. It now includes many new, extensive additions written by experts in their fields, such as, Dr. Frank Woolley on stress and compatibility. Pete VanderLaan on batching and color. Alicia Lomné on pâte de verre. Jeremy Lepisto’s chart for perfect kiln casting.Art Allison on iridizing (fuming) glass surfaces. Dan Schwoerer’s real world chart on annealing. Hugh Jenkins and Charlie Correll on recuperation and insulation.Glass Notes has fully illustrated information on how to build your dream studio - a studio that meets code requirements ...a furnace that melts glass efficiently and an annealer constructed from safe materials. The section on casting has been expanded and now includes information contributed from experts in their fields. Want to know where to purchase all the materials that go into a modern glass studio? Look through our updated and revised resource section. Read questions from around the world to Dr. Glass and get a chuckle. You’ll find all the above information and more in the Glass Notes index. Glass Notes is the one book that will bring you up-to-speed on building and maintaining a modern hot glass studio.

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Henry Halem has been actively involved in the glass movement since 1968. After studying with Harvey Littleton at the U. of Wisconson he established a major glass studio at Kent State University and taught there for 29 years. Halem has taught at Pilchuck, Penland and presented master workshops throughout the U.S. as well as Europe, Japan, and Australia. His vast knowledge combined with the knowledge of experts in the studio glass field has gone into this the 4th edition of Glass Notes.

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