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What's new at Creative Glass Guild? There's always something exciting going on. From bringing in guest lecturers to expanding our glass ranges - you can read all about it here. You may even find some creative hints and tips from our team!
Archive: October 2012
Fusing Glass Compatibility - Can I Mix It?
Posted: 25th October 2012 by Creative Glass GuildWe often get asked how to fuse different types of glass together, here are a few tips to ensure your glass fusing goes without a hitch caused by compatibility problems!All glass is fusible, however, not all glass is compatible. Compatible means that two or more glasses (from different sheets) can be successfully fused together, without risk of breakage.Different types of gla...... Read more
Can you recommend a Glass Fusing Kiln?
Posted: 22nd October 2012 by Creative Glass GuildWe often get asked this question, amongst others about the complexities of buying a glass fusing kiln. It's not as terrifying as you might think, and with our help you will be fusing glass at home or in your studio in no time!We highly reccommend the Hobby Fuser Kiln for those starting and also for professionals, here are our reasons why.
How to use Electric Glass Grinding Machines
Posted: 17th October 2012 by Creative Glass GuildElectric Glass Grinders are extremely useful machines. But how do they work and what do you use them for?We use the Kristall 2000s Glass Grinder in our studio and for our courses. It is a robust machine, very well buit and includes a neat water pump system which feeds water up to the grinder bit.Glass grinders are electrically powered motors which turn a spindle. On to the...... Read more
Some proud news!
Posted: 16th October 2012 by Creative Glass GuildWe're very proud of one of our Glass Discovery Students, Lindsay Telling, whose exhibiton of glass work opend at the RWA last week.Lindsay's work looks fantastic in the Papadeli Cafe at the RWA, and by all accounts the preview night on Wednesday 10th October was a great success. We're all so pleased for Lindsay as she has worked really hard in the run up to this exhibiton, k...... Read more