Thursday, January 6, 2011

Christmas projects

molds filled with frit and ready to go

at high temp

another load ready to go

high temp

one batch cooled and ready for paint - at least the gingerbread ones

before painting

after painting

another batch ready to go

after paint

started having trouble with kiln wash sticking to the glass with this batch

another  batch ready to go, started stacking to get more in!

at high temp

stacking more

gingerbread guys after paintint

stars from star rod mold

I like the white with red stripes, but don't really like the spacing for the stripes.
Whew, I am glad I am done with these & I can go back to bottles and other things!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Canning jar

high temp wire for hanger on canning jar

wire in jar

at high temp, start flash cool down

wire came out pretty good, not perfectly centerer, but oh well

wine bottle & canning jar cooled the next day.

canning jar with wire hanger

Monday, January 3, 2011

Wine bottles

Two bottles ready to go - flat on shelf with thinfire paper

 At high temp

I did alot of frit casting for christmas presents - pics to be posted either later today or tomorrow.
I am glad the holidays are over so I can concentrate on glass!!