Index of FAQs | Kilnforming

Index of FAQs

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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General

Is Bullseye glass COE 90?
Can I fuse or cast Bullseye with any COE 90 glass?
Can I use a ceramic kiln for glass?
Do all Bullseye glasses perform the same in the kiln?
What can I expect from Bullseye glass?
How big are the individual granules of frit?  If applying Bullseye frit with a sifter, what size mesh screen will I need?
How can I learn to cut glass? 
How do Bullseye colors look after firing?
Is Bullseye glass compatible in all conditions?
Is all Bullseye glass recommended for fusing?
Is Bullseye glass food safe?
What are "striking" glass colors?
What should I know about studio safety?
What's the specific gravity of Bullseye?
What is Bullseye's glass coding system?
What is The Rule of Halves?
What are Curious glasses?
What are Special Production glasses?
How do I know which clear Bullseye glass to use?
Is there bubble-free glass?
Is it safe to fire Bullseye Glass in a kiln?
Is Bullseye Glass microwave/dishwasher-safe?
Why should I choose Bullseye glass over other glasses?
New to using Bullseye Glass?

Coldworking

What is coldworking?
Besides sandblasting, how can I remove devit?
Can I sandblast glass to remove devit?
How do I coldwork my kilncast piece?
How do I get rid of sharp edges on my project?
What coldworking equipment do I need?

Kilncasting

What is kilncasting?
Besides sandblasting, how can I remove devit?
Can I cast glass in Bullseye slumping molds?
Can I cast glass together with clay?
Can I firepolish my casting?
Can I make a reusable kilncasting mold?
Do glass colors change in kilncasting?
Do I have to dry my casting mold in the kiln?
Do you have projects that teach about kilncasting?
How can I cast to get some gloss on the finished surface?
How do I coldwork my kilncast piece?
How do I learn to kilncast glass?
How do I make pâte de verre?
How do I prevent sharp edges in castings?
How do I prevent suckers?
How large can my casting be?
My casting cracked. Can I put it back in the mold and refire?
My casting cracked. How can I fix it?
What are the advantages of casting with Bullseye?
What equipment do I need for kilncasting?
What firing schedule do I use for casting?
What form of glass do I use for kilncasting?
What is firepolishing?
What is investment?
What kiln should I use for casting?
What molds are used for kilncasting?
What types of kilncasting can I do?
What's the difference between kilncasting and a hot pour?
What's the difference between kilncasting and lost wax kilncasting?

Kilnforming

What is kilnforming?
Besides sandblasting, how can I remove devit?
Can I make my own stringers?
Can I make my project at Bullseye studios?
Can I sandblast glass to remove devit?
Do you have projects that teach about kilnforming?
How and why should I clean glass before firing it?
How do I know whether to use Standard 3mm glass or Thin (2mm) glass?
How do I make a desktop?
How do I make tiles?
How do I prepare shelves for a large kiln?
How do I prevent glass from sticking to kiln shelves?
How do I program a Paragon kiln to go as fast as possible?
How do I restrain glass flow?
How do I use Bullseye slumping molds?
What can I expect from Bullseye rods?
What is annealing? Why is it necessary?
What is devitrification or devit?
What is firepolishing?
What is fusing?
What is slumping?
What is tack-fusing?
What schedule should I use for annealing?
What temperature should I use for firepolishing?
What temperature should I use for fusing?
What temperature should I use for slumping?
What temperature should I use for tack-fusing?
Why should I fuse and slump glass in separate firings?

Customer Service and Sales

Where can I get answers to frequently asked customer service and sales questions?
Can I get samples of your glass?