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The Conversion of Dante

So now that I've cut a skillion skinny little strips of glass, how about I  drive back up I-5 to my own hot shop and you guys finish up here?

"So now that I've cut a skillion skinny little strips of glass, how about I drive back up I-5 to my own hot shop and you guys finish up here?"

Is there no end to what this guy will put up with???

A few days ago I posted about how Dante Marioni endured a decade of blowing for us during Thanksgiving weekends from 1995 to 2004. Looking back, it’s hard to miss the similarity to the classic Failed Marriage dictum: “I love you. You’re perfect. Now change.

After watching Dante & Team blow dazzling forms in glass for ten years, what would you expect us to do?

We asked him to try kilnforming.

What a sport. He did.


Here’s a detail of one of his newbie projects:

And the whole nine yards…or 40 leaves…or seven feet (diameter):

2008…Dan “Hmmmm…What can we ask him to do next?”

One Response to The Conversion of Dante

  1. Well my leaf project for Cancer Research looks awefully small all of a sudden , but it is heartfelt and a world project of “Drifting Leaves” floating in from all over the world. Wish Dante could float one over to us toooo! Wishful thinking I know but throwing the idea out there. Smiling now!! Leslie Rowe-Israelson

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