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This item: Fireworks Safety Glasses by Diamond Tech
Protect Your Eyes!
Eye protection is essential when you work with glass! The clear, one-piece polycarbonate lens provides protection from glass projectiles, ultraviolet and infrared rays. Features adjustable temples for a custom fit and side shields for wraparound protection. Fireworks Safety Glasses protect with comfort and style. One Size Fits All!
Borosilicate Glass Borosilicate, or "boro" for short, is also called "hard glass"; it has a COE of 32 or 33. The lower COE means your finished pieces will have a higher resistance to thermal shock and breaking. Borosilicate glass has unique characteristics, including a fascinating property of changing colors in different types of flames. Boro projects are more easily reworked and will anneal faster than soft glass projects. Because it melts at a higher temperature, bigger and hotter torches are usually the best for hard glass work. Get the Right Equipment Torches for boro are fueled by propane and oxygen, so youll need appropriate hoses, regulators and flashback arrestors. Torches come in a variety of sizes; beginners will likely want to start with a small or mid-range torch. Annealers are handy, but are optional for basic boro work. Delphi has a great selection of all the shaping and hand tools
I know Ill never get up the nerve to open my kiln to rake. Instead, I was wondering, can I fake...I mean, rake it? I was recently in Monterey, CA visiting a shop on Cannery Row, where glass artist David Alcala is usually busy at work. The day I visited, he was out (at the Glass Art & Bead Expo) promoting his new book and Flexi-Glass. His lovely wife was holding down the fort and I marveled at his landscapes made with fine glass frit. I knew I had a lot of Uroboros frit and powder at home, and it inspired me to try and fake a kiln rake with frit. I laid out a sheet of newspaper, and donned my goggles and face mask. I cut out a 10-inch transparent glass circle, so I would have a double-sided plate. Next, I sprinkled a bunch of purple powder, then white,
Instructions are also available in .pdf format Download Bead Making Instructions Viewing these downloadable files, requires the use of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader on your system, you may download it from the Adobe web site. Supplies Item# Description #425632 Fireworks Bead Making Kit or individual components #425701 Fireworks Torch Heads #425703 Mandrel and Rake Sets