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Tips for Using Bullseye Slumping Molds


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Overview

Slumping is a fundamental kilnforming technique used by beginners and experts alike. This process may be used in the creation of a functional piece like a bowl, or in fine art.

Bullseye technicians have written these tips for using Bullseye slumping molds. And while it’s true that every project will have its own unique set of variables to consider, these tips can be applied generally to improve results in slumping.

Note: The measurements stated for molds in the Bullseye Catalog and in our Online Store are of the outer dimensions of the mold. This is to help you determine whether a given mold will fit in your kiln. Molds are handmade, so slight variations in size are to be expected. Individual molds will vary—never cut glass to fit until you have measured your mold.

More Information

Download the Tips for Using Bullseye Slumping Molds PDF

Helpful Resources

Video lesson: Slumping Basics
Video lesson: Firing: Basic Applications
Slumping Mold Tips: Big Bowl
Slumping Mold Tips: Cone Bowl
Slumping Mold Tips: Deep Form
TipSheet 7: Platemaking Tips
FAQ: Why should I fuse and slump in separate firings?

Featured Products

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Bullseye Shelf Primer at the Bullseye Online Store

Revised December 28, 2010.