Category Archives: Inclusions

Make Your Own Glassline Paper

Today’s chatter is for glass fusers and is about Glassline Paper. I’ll discuss how and why you might make your own, either because Glassline don’t produce exactly what you want or because you have the time and inclination to make … Continue reading

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What is High Temperature Wire?

Whether you have been using it in your microwave kiln, or your “proper” kiln, you may be be wondering what “high temperature wire” actually is. You may also be rather baffled and somewhat irritated by the high price you have … Continue reading

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Cremated Plant Inclusions

Whether you use a big kiln or a little microwave kiln you’ll have noticed that fibre paper and ceramic ropes change when fired, first by turning black and then miraculously turning white again as their organic components burn away leaving … Continue reading

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Lead and Solder Inclusions

In a previous posting I started to explore the use of metal wires in a microwave kiln. This time I extend my exploration into the realms of lead and solder scraps as inclusions within glass. In some ways you could … Continue reading

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Let the Sparks Fly

You’ve probably been told that you should never ever put any metal into your microwave and have consequently questioned whether or not it would be sensible to fuse metals to glass in a microwave kiln. Today’s posting is just a … Continue reading

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