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The Countdown Begins: Glass Getaway

Events and Contests
I know it’s only March, however, I can’t help but think about summer. Maybe that’s because here in Michigan the snow seems never-ending and just thinking about summer makes me feel better. Hard to say. Anyway, have you given your summer much thought yet? We have a genius idea! Two words. Glass Getaway! Sounds amazing right? Okay, this is new so let me explain. As some of you may know we have 3 classrooms, however, we don’t typically run classes every day but that is about to change. June 22nd - June 30th we will have an event, class, or demo running in every classroom. For a total of 4 stained glass, 9 fusing, 6 flameworking, 3 mosaic classes and more. Now let’s talk details, shall we? June 22nd we kick off Glass Getaway with our FREE Fusing Forum Event. Then, starting Sunday, June 23rd we will have 25 class options and 5 guest instructors - don't miss Joy Munshower, Cathy Claycomb, Kent Lauer, Tim Drier and John Ferrando. Have I convinced you yet? If that wasn’t enough the nice people at Best Western of Okemos have agreed to drop their standard room rate of $147 down to $86 a night! Plus that includes a FREE shuttle ri

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Wanna Heat Things Up In Your Studio?

Products
Finding your perfect match can seem daunting, let us help play matchmaker by highlighting the traits that will help you fall head-over-heels for a kiln – then stay happy together for years to come. Here’s the short list of questions to ask when you’re looking for that special kiln. What size of projects do you want to make? (Leave room to grow together!) How much space do you have for a kiln? What are the electric requirements (plug type, wire gauge)? What features are important to you? What is your budget? Let’s face it – sometimes size really does matter. We’re talking kilns here people! It’s important to know where your kiln will fit in your life, creative pursuits, and space. The heartbreak of outgrowing your kiln is something we see all too often. While it’s hard to know exactly what you’ll be into a year or more down the road, it’s best to consider all your options now. Do you see something that excites you? Choose a kiln with enough room to fit the biggest mold you’re interested in, plus a few inches to spare. The next consideration is space – how will you

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New Help Comments

Finishing and Framing Comment

by Kayleigh Clark on Nov 04, 2019

Delphi Expert
117 Posts
Top Contributor Gallery Artist

@ It is necessary to fill in with cement and whiting powder as this acts as the glue that keeps the glass in place. The solder joint is only holding the zinc together.

Pattern Preparation Comment

by Kayleigh Clark on Oct 21, 2019

Delphi Expert
117 Posts
Top Contributor Gallery Artist

@ Yes, Whenever you are using came you want to leave a gap just large enough for the came to accommodate it in your overall pattern.

Product Reviews

by FranSklapsky on November 17, 2019

5 stars
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Very flexible as to the designs you can create on clear glass disks. Adequate time to create Instructor provided good assistance with design and how to accomplish.

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None

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