Category: Custom Work and Restoration

NOT ALL CLEAR GLASS IS THE SAME

RESTORATION Glass has clearly (pun intended) evolved all through the centuries.  Here is a bit of a timeline. In the 1700’s window glass was mouth blown and spun into a disk.  It was small and distorted.  I think it is quite beautiful.  Even when it was big enough to...

Trompe L’Oeil

This is a glass blog, so before I launch into trompe l’oeil, I will say something about glass. In Readfield, Maine, there is a building called the Union Meeting House. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. We had the good fortune of being asked to repair...

STAINED GLASS AWARDS!

For several years our Maine State Chamber of Commerce come to our store and purchase beautiful glass.  They then take the glass to a framer and arrange the glass on a matt and frame it.  It then becomes the award that they give out at their annual awards meeting. ...

REBAR AND BRAIN JUMPING!

The other day I was having a conversation with a glass artist about the difference between round rebar and flat rebar.  Honesty, I have been in the business a long time, and I really did not know they had different purposes! Then, I was at a concert that was...