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Glass Blowing basics Tutorial 3

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Glass Blowing basics Tutorial 3

This is the 3rd tutorial video in a series of glass blowing basics and glass studio processes. In this short tutorial video, Bernard Katz covers what the main components are that make up a basic simple glass formula. Bernard fills the furnace with the ‘batch’ along with some recycled glass. He throws in about 50 pounds or so every 1-2 hours until the furnace is full. Filling the furnace is a process called ‘charging’. Melting a full tank of glass takes about a day with the furnace at a high temperature of around 2400 degrees. Resources and more information used in...

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