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Do you have projects that teach about kilncasting?

You can get some ideas and basic information from the following articles and video lessons. Articles (FREE) TipSheet 5 Bullseye Box Casting  TipSheet 8 Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting Video lessons (subscription required unless read more

What is coldworking?

Coldworking as it sounds is changing the shape or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that do not rely on heat. Coldworking methods include grinding carving engraving polishing sandblasting and other techniques. Related read more

What coldworking equipment do I need?

In short you need the equipment that's right for the type of work you're making and the results you want to achieve. We recommend taking a class to learn about the different types of coldworking equipment and supplies that are available read more

Can I sandblast glass to remove devit?

Yes. And it is a good idea to fully remove devitrification either by sandblasting and/or grinding as soon as you notice it to stave off further growth. After you have sandblasted away the devitrification clean the glass with compressed read more

New to using Bullseye Glass?

 "Your choice of glass is probably the most important decision you will make as a kilnformer." -Artist Steve Immerman on why he exclusively uses Bullseye. Bullseye glass is developed by artists for artists. We've got your back! A read more

Sandblasting Basics

Sandblasting is a technique that alters the surface of glass with a high-pressure stream of abrasive material. It's a versatile process with a wide range of possible applications and effects.In this lesson, you'll learn reasons to cons…

Gluing Glass to Glass

One simple way create a finished piece is to take two or more glass components and combine them using a glue or adhesive. In this lesson, we'll demonstrate how to do this by creating a centerpiece from two slumped bowls using a two-par…

What should I know about studio safety?

Here are are some general guidelines to avoid injury while working in the kiln-glass studio. For more information see Safety in the Kiln-Glass Studio. When working in a kiln-glass studio cuts will happen but they are usually not read more

Drilling Small Holes in Glass

Knowing how to drill small holes in glass opens up many design options for kilnformed works, whether they're strung, worn, connected, or suspended.In this lesson, you'll learn how to set up a drilling station, how to mark and drill hol…

Can I use a ceramic kiln for glass?

Yes as long as it's programmable. Helpful Resources TechNotes 1 Knowing Your KilnTechNotes 7 Monitoring Kiln Temperatures for Successful AnnealingVideo lesson Preparing Kiln Shelves FAQs Return to Index of FAQs  read more

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Drilling Small Holes in Jewelry and Ornaments

Overview These directions apply to using our 2.1 mm Drill Bits (7239) to produce high-quality hole with minimal blow-outs (chipping out the back side) in small-scale pieces of fired or unfired sheet glass. These drill bits…

New to using Bullseye Glass?

 "Your choice of glass is probably the most important decision you will make as a kilnformer." -Artist Steve Immerman on why he exclusively uses Bullseye. Bullseye glass is developed by artists, for artists. We've got your…

Where can I get answers to frequently asked customer service and sales questions?

For frequently asked customer service and/or sales questions, please visit the Customer Service/Sales FAQ section in our online store.  If you don't see the answer to your question there, please give our sales department a call…

What is Bullseye's glass coding system?

Every piece of Bullseye glass you buy is named with a precise code. The code provides information including color, texture, treatment, thickness and form or shape. Download the Bullseye Glass Coding System PDF FAQs Return to…

What is coldworking?

Coldworking, as it sounds, is changing the shape or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that do not rely on heat. Coldworking methods include grinding, carving, engraving, polishing, sandblasting, and other…

What coldworking equipment do I need?

In short, you need the equipment that's right for the type of work you're making and the results you want to achieve. We recommend taking a class to learn about the different types of coldworking equipment and supplies that are…

What should I know about studio safety?

Here are are some general guidelines to avoid injury while working in the kiln-glass studio. For more information, see Safety in the Kiln-Glass Studio. When working in a kiln-glass studio, cuts will happen, but they are…

Can I sandblast glass to remove devit?

Yes. And it is a good idea to fully remove devitrification, either by sandblasting and/or grinding, as soon as you notice it to stave off further growth. After you have sandblasted away the devitrification, clean the glass with…

Can I make my project at Bullseye studios?

Yes, once you've taken at least one kilnforming class at Bullseye, you're welcome to assemble and fire projects during our Open Studio sessions. Bullseye Studios are located inside Bullseye Resource Centers. Our studios are fully…

Can I use a ceramic kiln for glass?

Yes, as long as it's programmable. Helpful Resources TechNotes 1: Knowing Your KilnTechNotes 7: Monitoring Kiln Temperatures for Successful AnnealingVideo lesson: Preparing Kiln Shelves FAQs Return to Index of FAQs

Do you have projects that teach about kilncasting?

You can get some ideas and basic information from the following articles and video lessons. Articles (FREE) TipSheet 5: Bullseye Box Casting  TipSheet 8: Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting Video lessons (subscription required…