These are what we made our first weekend in the Glass Blowing studio!! It is definitely more difficult than it looks!! The red one was my first paperweight ever!! Love it! … read more.
So we heated up the furnace to 2200 degrees and got the Glory Hole and annealing oven up to temperature, and gave it a whirl! I made an okay flower, and a paperweight that still needs a little cold work. Not a bad first day in the Hot Shop!! Today I am actually going to try to blow something!!… read more.
This is our furnace. I call it R2D2. It is getting a hydraulic foot pedal before we start it up tonight. The perks of having a husband that does special effects!! He loves hydraulics! My thought is: that it is a heavy lid, due to the fact it is made of metal and firebrick, so… read more.