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I have been wanting to add some glass work instructables for quite a long time.  Main reason I haven't is that when I am working in my shop, I tend to get very involved in what I am doing, and forget to take photos.  That and some of the steps probably would benefit from video and I can't do that and do that work at the same time.  But maybe this is a start, and I can add more from here.

For those of you who don't have a kiln, or access to one, there are "microwave kilns" on the market.  For this instructable I am actually using some of the products designed for "microwave kilns".  I had never actually used one, or seen anything that came from one, but if you really would like to work in warm glass, it would definitely be a less expensive start up than investing in a full kiln. 

Also note, I am using an Olympic Kiln that is designed specifically of glass.  Although some people, including myself, mix clay work and glass work in the same kiln, this is not a good practice unless the kiln is designed for it.  Bits of materials can cross over and contaminate the glass work, or cause the glass to explode from air bubbles.   I would recommend using a kiln that is not used for clay when working with warm glass.
 
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diy-larry15 hours ago

My wife and I just took a class on Dichroic glass and we are looking forward to more of your instructables. Thank you for your post.

thank you, this is great!
susanrm2 years ago
Great to see more glass/kiln stuff on here!
barefootbohemian (author)  susanrm2 years ago
Thanks. I saw ur cheese tray just now. Love dooming those. Even bought a mold to make them curved but it was too big for my kiln lol! Going back to check our more of your stuff :)
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