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Joy of Fusing
Fusing Basics, Molds & More

By Randy & Carole Wardell

27 projects are illustrated with how-to color photographs and easy to follow instructions
that include all necessary firing schedules. This book emphasizes design composition,
pre-fuse assembly & firing technique and will allow both beginning and experienced fusers
to copy a project straight from the book or add personalized changes.

There are dozens of  'pro tips' throughout the book, integrated with step-by-step
demonstrations - page after page of fusing instruction and inspiration.


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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
  • Glass Fusing - What Is It Exactly?
  • History of Glass & Glass Fusing
  • Tools, Equipment & Safety Considerations
  • Kilns & Kiln Controllers
  • Glass Made for Fusing - Varieties & Classifications
  • Glass Cutting & Tools
  • Forming Molds & Shaping Methods
  • Glass Release Methods & Strategies
  • Record Keeping & Project Log
  • The Fusing Process from Seed to Fruit
  • Ramp Rate Charts
  • Fusing Levels Sample Set - How Fused Do You Want It?
  • 6 Fusing Level Photographs with 6 Firing Charts
  • Annealing - The Final Frontier
  • A Studio Sample Set - It's Worth the Effort
  • Testing... Testing... Your Glass on Fire
  • At a Glance: Fusing Levels
  • At a Glance: Firing Schedules
  • At a Glance: Molds We Used
  • Index & Reference
The Projects
  • Tutorial: Mold Forming Techniques
  • Project 1: Fluted Serving Platter
  • Project 2: Drapery Folds Bowl
  • Project 3: Bars & Stripes Tray
  • Tutorial: Strip Fabrication
  • Project 4: Lattice Weave Platter
  • Project 5: Basket Weave Plate
  • Project 6: A Platter On Edge
  • Tutorial: Sculptural Stringers
  • Project 7: Hanging By A Thread
  • Project 8: Tidal Pool Plate
  • Project 9: Oscillation Plate
  • Project 10: Squaresville Sushi Plate
  • Project 11: The Wright Plate
  • Project 12: I Love You This Much
  • Project 13: Isaac's Comet Tray
  • Project 14: Such A Side Dish
  • Project 15: Blue Footed Vase
  • Project 16: Jewelry Romanticized
  • Project 17: Pandichro's Box
  • Project 18: Candles In The Wind
  • Project 19: Crossroads Tray
  • Project 20: Quadrant Plate
  • Project 21: French Bulldog Tile
  • Project 22: Petrofrit Tray
  • Project 23: Wrong Way Charlie Tray
  • Project 24: Craquel Bowl
  • Tutorial: Glass Fritage
  • Project 25: Blue Plate Special
  • Project 26: Aurora Napkin Holder
  • Project 27: Watercolor Bowl


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