Category: Fusing

OCEANSIDE COMPATIBLE, BULLSEYE COMPATIBLE, 96 COE, 90 COE

I totally learned something this week.  We always think that we know compatible glass by its COE.  I really thought that when Bullseye started saying Bullseye compatible they were really trying to brand themselves and set themselves apart.  Now Oceanside is doing the same. I read a very interesting...

OCEANSIDE COMPATIBLE

If you have a difficult time adapting to change—LOOK OUT!  There will be so many changes in the upcoming months, it will make your head spin!  Oceanside made several announcements in July, 2018.  We have been passing this news directly on to you through our eblast which go out...

WHICH SIDE IS THE COATED SIDE OF DICHROIC

Some Info from The Frog Blog Dichroic glass is so beautiful and there are so many uses, it is just delightful.  However, there are a few problems that knowledge can help deal with. One is that it is impossible to tell 96 from 90 COE if you get them...

MICA ILLUSIONS TRANSFERS

MICA ILLUSION TRANSFERS Illusions transfers are 3×3 transfers than come in Silver, Champagne and Gold. They are new to the market and we will be introducing them at Stained Glass Express in April. (2018)   Will work on any coe.  Not for food bearing surfaces. The white parts of...

DICHROIC GLASS

DICHROIC GLASS MOST INFO FROM HOWARD SANDBERG OF COATINGS BY SANDBERG Dichroic glass is one of the most beautiful things SGE carries and it has been one of the most challenging.  It was kind of nice to see on CBS page “the history of dichroic glass” that Howard says,...

HOW TO BUY A KILN

BUYING A KILN It is a big decision.  It is a lot of money.  It is a big piece of equipment that will take up space.  There really is a lot to consider. How much space do you have Do you want to go to the expense of 220...

slumping bottles

Have no fear if you do not have a kiln, you can rent space in our kiln. Step 1. Drink the wine! No problem with that step right? Step 2. Make sure the bottle is clean and dry inside and out. Step 3. Apply Spray A to the side...

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...