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What temperature should I use for fusing?

Since temperatures and firing schedules can vary depending on the project you're making, there's no single answer to this question.

We do offer suggested firing schedules for specific projects on many of the articles and projects on our Methods & Ideas page. These work well if you know what you want to make.

In TechNote 4: Heat & Glass, you'll find basic principles for fusing glass. Many of our video lessons also cover fusing.

The important thing to know is that there are a few considerations to make before deciding on a fusing schedule. Rather than suggesting schedules, it's more productive to learn the science behind what's happening in the kiln, how a certain glass reacts at a given temperature, and how heat is transmitted throughout your kiln.

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Helpful Resources

Video lesson: Firing: Basic Principles
Video lesson: Firing: Basic Applications
TechNote 1: Knowing Your Kiln
What to Expect from Bullseye Glass


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