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Student Work on Display for Business After Hours

We had an extremely successful Business After Hours last week and just wanted to share some of our beautiful work done by STUDENTS. Yes, students. You know what this means, right? ANYONE can be an artist and ANYONE can create beautiful work, you just have to get yourself into...

Pricing Equation to Start a Home Based Craft Business

Hello Folks!  Here is a little bit of information for those interested in starting a home based craft business.Here is a pricing equation that might help you get started. Materials + Overhead + Labor + Profit = Price Direct Costs: The direct costs associated with the manufacture of any...

Helpful Items for Cutting Straight Lines

Do you have trouble cutting a straight line?  If you do, try a tracking head.  It is item number 2009th.  It sells for $21.99.  You have to have a Toyo cutter!  Any of them will work.  Item number 2013n, the neon supercutter, 1880 the brass self oiler or our...

Hard Work Pays Off

Just ask Judy Nanney.  Hard work really does pay off.  She just completed this beautiful piece and Stained Glass Express just had to share it with everyone.  Great work Judy! Don’t forget to come into our store. We have new precious metal clay supplies and new classes about to...

CONTEST WINNERS

Thank you all for such a successful INVITE NIGHT. It was a great night for food, wine, art, sales and mingling.  We would also like to thank everyone who entered into our “Just for Fun” Contest, we had amazing pieces! The winners are….. Cold Category: 1.  Glassy Lady Bust...

Solder Tip

Common solders are a mix of tin and lead.  The numbers that describe each type of solder refer to their % of each metal in that solder.  The melting temperatures are:  50/50 421 degress F. 60/40 374 degrees f.  They “set up” at 361 degrees F.   Most lead free...