Category Archives: CMC

Thickening Glastac

Today I want to have a short chat about my experiences with Bullseye’s Glastac and some experiments with using CMC to thicken it. There’s no rocket science. I simply though you might enjoy another way to make use of your CMC. … Continue reading

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Use Your Glass Grinder Waste!

For many years I have been accumulating dried glass grinder waste in huge pickle jars with no clear idea about what to do with it. But now I have. But what do you do with the sloppy mess in your … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Safety Flux

You will be familiar with safety flux if you make tiffany-style copper foiled stained glass panels, and if you are, you may be interested in this posting because it can save  you some money. I’ve looked at several manufacturer safety … Continue reading

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Squirt Your Frits!

Today I want to reveal some more science that aids the artisan glass worker. It is the result of spotting the recommended use of Aloe Vera gel as a substitute for a more expensive commercial liquid stringer medium product by … Continue reading

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