Category Archives: Microwaved metal

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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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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Punching Foil

Awhile back I promised to let you know about my experiments with the kind of hole punches that are used by card crafters. Now is the time to tell you what I discovered. I’m sorry to say it’s mixed news. … 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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