Index of Articles | Kilnforming

Index of Articles

 

These educational articles were originally published in the Bullseye TechBook, on our website, or in our newsletters. They include GlassTips, TorchTips, TechNotes, TipSheets, Studio Tips, Product Use Sheets, Make It Projects, and QuickTips. All are free of charge.

TechNotes

TechNotes 1: Knowing Your Kiln
TechNotes 2: The Vitrigraph Kiln
TechNotes 3: Compatibility of Glasses
TechNotes 4: Heat & Glass
TechNotes 5: Volume & Bubble Control
TechNotes 6: Preparing the Shelf System for a Large Kiln
TechNotes 7: Monitoring Kiln Temperatures for Successful Annealing

TipSheets

TipSheet 1: Kilncarving
TipSheet 2: Accessory Glasses (Not Available)
TipSheet 3: Working Deep
TipSheet 4: Designing Your Own Art Glass
TipSheet 5: Bullseye Box Casting
TipSheet 6: Roll-Ups
TipSheet 7: Platemaking Tips
TipSheet 8: Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting

Studio Tips

Annealing Thick Slabs
Fahrenheit/Celsius Converters
Glass Cleaning Basics
Improve Your Glass Cutting
Kilnforming Project Notes Form
Pre-Firing Your New Kiln
Recommended Annealing Cycle for Bullseye Glass
Safety in the Kiln-Glass Studio

Product Use

Alchemy Glass Notes
Bullseye Brainstorm: Textures & Irids
Bullseye Shelf Primer Instructions
Color Cues (includes Introduction, Brights, Dusk, Spring Lake, and Pink Martini)
Color Line Paint & Pens Product Information
Clean Shield Gel
Drilling Small Holes in Jewelry and Ornaments
Frit Tinting
Get a Reaction: Bullseye Copper-Bearing Glasses
Get a Reaction: Bullseye Reactive Glasses
Mold Tips: Big Bowl
Mold Tips: Cone Bowls
Mold Tips: Deep Form
Mold Tips: Pyramid Casting Mold
Mold Tips: Suggested Slumping Schedules (UPDATED)
Opaline Overlays
Print & Glass Source List
Reactive Potential of Bullseye Glasses
Special Effects: Steel Blue Opalescent
ThinFire Shelf Paper
Tips for Using Bullseye Slumping Molds
Tips for Using Vermiculite Board
Using Milestone Decals
What to Expect from Bullseye Glass
What to Expect from Opaline Striker Frit
Working with Accucast 880 Blue

Make It Projects

Make It: Dilution Solution
Make It: Inline Plate
Make It: Linear Reaction Plate
Make It: Opaline Sushi Set
Make It: Tint Tone Plate

Quick Tips

A Riot of Effects
Alchemy Metallic Palette
Fibonacci Fade Plate (NEW) 
Fine Line Stringers
Fix Surface Flaws
Fresh Color
Frit Balls
Glimmering, Shimmering Irids
Gold-Bearing Pink Tints
Holiday Punch
Inky Blue Brush Strokes
Iridescent Squares
Keen on Green (NEW)
Kilncarved Billet
Kilncast and Slumped Bowl
Making a Chevron Design
Multitasking Molds
Powder Power
Opaline Ring
River Rock Reaction
Silver Stripe Jewelry
Stripes and Dots
Tint Overlay Palette (NEW)

Legacy Guides

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GlassTips: Opalescents
GlassTips: Transparents
TorchTips: Opalescent and Transparents