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Books Fusing

40 Great Glass Fusing Projects
40 Great Glass Fusing Projects
by Lynn Haunstein

Whether you are new to glass fusing or a veteran glass crafter, you will find fresh ideas in this book. Information on fusing glass compatibility, firing schedules, and fusing materials is presented for fusers with minimal experience. More advanced techniques and components are included for fusers wishing to add extra depth to their work. Within the 40 projects you will find a variety of skill levels for practical and decorative items--herb and garden markers, bowls, serving dishes, hanging panels, house numbers, jewelry cases, and more. Complete instructions in text are accompanied by step-by-step photographs. Full-size patterns, materials lists, and beautiful finished project photos are included.

# 12347    $ 19.95  $ 17.95

A Beginner's Guide To Kiln-Formed Glass
A Beginner's Guide To Kiln-Formed Glass - Hardback
by Brenda Griffith

Kiln forming glass-melting cut or crushed glass together in a kiln until it becomes a single piece and shaping the glass with molds-has quickly become one of the most popular subjects in studio glasswork. This comprehensive introduction covers all of the fundamentals, such as fusing, slumping and draping, as well as some intermediate and advanced techniques, including pot melting, inclusions, mold-making and more. 19 exquisite projects, arranged by skill level, range from home décor items, like a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture, and even an amber glass pendant.

# 9-0482    $ 24.95

A Beginner's Guide To Kiln-Formed Glass
A Beginner's Guide To Kiln-Formed Glass
by Brenda Griffith

Kiln forming glass-melting cut or crushed glass together in a kiln until it becomes a single piece and shaping the glass with molds-has quickly become one of the most popular subjects in studio glasswork. This comprehensive introduction covers all of the fundamentals, such as fusing, slumping and draping, as well as some intermediate and advanced techniques, including pot melting, inclusions, mold-making and more. 19 exquisite projects, arranged by skill level, range from home décor items, like a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture, and even an amber glass pendant.

# 10482    $ 20.95

Basic Glass Fusing
Basic Glass Fusing
by Lynn Haunstein

This guide contains all the skills and tools you need to get started in the world of glass fusing. It will talk about what type of glass to use and how to cut it; how to work with a kiln from setup to project completion; how to make your own molds and glass accents. Includes instructions and full-size patterns for 18 projects: bowls, vases, plates, windchimes, candleholders, and more! Illustrated with hundreds of step-by-step photos, a gallery of inspiring projects, and a list of glass fusing resources. 160 pgs, 670 color photos, spiral bound.

# 09880    $ 15.95

Beginning Fusing And Beyond
Beginning Fusing And Beyond
by Christy Rector

Includes 20 exciting projects for the glass fuser. The projects vary in skill level and application. Vases, bracelets, clocks, and a bottle slumping firing schedule are just a few to choose from. The selection of projects were chosen from the favorites taught at the Vinery. This book will be a great guide for retail stores teaching fusing classes or for the hobbyist that wants to work independently. Provides clear step by step instructions and pictures.

# 9-4783    $ 12.95

Chimes For All Seasons
Chimes For All Seasons
by Linda Russell Whitcomb

Contains patterns for wind chimes for every season, holidays and special events. There are chimes for Christmas, Easter bunnies, New Year’s hats and champagne glass, Valentine hearts, autumn leaves, hummingbirds, ribbons or remembrance and more. With its illustrated, step-by-step instructions, this is an excellent book for beginning fusers and stained glass craftspeople alike.

# 327207    $ 14.95

Christmas Cookies
Christmas Cookies
by Mari Stein

Full of fused Christmas cookies, Gingerbread boys & girls, a Christmas tree, a 3D gingerbread house and church. Uses System 96 glass. Firing directions include as well as glass choices. Why not have a reminder of Christmas all year?

# 3647    $ 11.95

Contemporary Fused Glass
Contemporary Fused Glass

by Brad Walker

Extensively revised and expanded! 30% larger than the previous release with an improved tutorial and expanded sections on inclusions, surface techniques, pattern bars, high temperature firing, and more. Basic fusing and slumping projects, such as making coasters, tiles, bowls, and platters. Complete instructions for compatibility testing and annealing, including master firing schedules for fusing, slumping, and kiln casting. 208 pages with over 200 full color illustrations.


# 93246    $ 47.95

Destination Innovation
Destination Innovation
by Lisa Vogt

Your fast-track to fantastic fusing, casting and sinks! Includes firing guides. Patterns include clocks, candle holders, picture frames and much more. In this book, glass fusing is taken to a new level of sophistication. Ignited by curiosity, fueled by experimentation, you will find proven kiln crafting techniques approached from totally new directions. The result is a collection of incredibly exciting, awesomely fun, and often super-easy fresh new project ideas.

# 327328    $ 18.95  $ 15.95

Dimensional Mosaics
Dimensional Mosaics
by Leslie Perlis

Uniquely weaves together glass fusing, kiln fired surface decorating and mosaic fabrication to create outstanding dimensional sculptures. Developed for crafters who already have basic glass working skills it contains 18 pages of instructions to guide you through the complete process, starting with the development of a design, through the fabrication and final cleanup of a full-size sculpture. The project gallery includes 11 fully completed sculptures showcasing them with detailed illustrations and descriptions

# 12121    $ 13.95

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fusing
Everything You Wanted to Know About Fusing...But Had No One to Ask
by Susan Kutno

The first Fusing and Slumping "hands-on" manual of its kind has been updated with the latest fusing techniques and is now available in paperback. A user-friendly, easy-to-read, step-by-step lesson on how to fuse and slump, including information and pictures on what tools to use and how to use them correctly. Learn how to choose COE, measure glass, work with ceramic and stainless steel molds, and how to set firing schedules. Includes hundreds of tips and pictures to help make the learning process fun! 109 pages.

# SKBK    $ 39.95  $ 35.95

Exceptional Works In Metal Clay & Glass
Exceptional Works In Metal Clay & Glass
by Mary Ann Devos

Contains 37 metal clay artists featuring 62 unique art-pieces. The work is showcased using high quality images taken at various view angles to enable the viewer to make a complete inspection of the piece – as if they were holding and turning the piece in their own hands. Each art-object is accompanied with a brief commentary about the artist’s work, a listing of statistics for the piece, plus the information on the artist.

# 985568    $ 16.95

Fire & Ice
Fire & Ice
by Lisa Vogt

Hot Techniques for Cool Projects. This 36 page book shows how to ramp up your skill level using various simple techniques in combination to create striking, artistic pieces. Both beginner and advanced fusers alike will find inspiration in the clever project shapes and more than 30 full color photographs showcasing the finished projects in sizzling trendy color schemes. Comes complete with more than 30 patterns, tips for project layout, stenciling and glass embossing, individual project assembly and firing instructions, plus fusing, slumping and draping firing guides for the projects included in the book.

# 327311    $ 14.95  $ 10.95

Fireworks
Fireworks
by Lisa Vogt

Choose from over 30 art glass fusing projects designed to spark your imagination and ignite your creativity. This flashy assortment of easy-to-make projects features many holiday designs, including Halloween, Christmas, and Hanukah. Make beautiful fused bowls, plates, decorations, flats, and even kites! Choose from abstracts, marine life, flowers, frogs, and even a US flag. Firing guides and assembly information included. All projects shown in color pictures to assist in glass selection.

# 327359    $ 15.95  $ 12.95

Fun With Fusing
Fun With Fusing
by Jan Zuhike & Alice Geyer

Looking for projects for tabletop kilns? Want to use up your scrap glass? Fun with Fusing contains 29 projects perfect for small kilns, classes and quick gifts. Make suncatchers, trivets, coasters or incorporate these designs into larger projects. Included are lots of fun animals, giraffe, panda, elephant, lion, puppy dogs, fish, hummingbirds, dragonflies and other fun subjects. Included are step-by-step instructions for construction, including how to make your own glass nuggets, materials lists and firing schedules.

# 327267    $ 14.95  $ 12.95

Fuse It
Fuse It
by Petra Kaiser

Introduces new ways to utilize the bonanza of glass forming methods & materials through 18 lessons with names such as: Wear It (Jewelry), Display It (Holders), Hang It (Mirrors & Ornaments), Screw It (Clocks & Sculptures), Drop It (Vases), Zen It (Fountain), Rake It (hot combing), Sell It (marketing your work), plus 10 more. Fuse It will be a valuable resource for fusers of all skill levels with a desire to progress to the next step. More that 300 color photos offer a wealth of instruction and inspiring ideas for distinctive kiln formed creations.

# 985521    $ 17.95

Fused Glass & Wood Wildlife Projects
Fused Glass & Wood Wildlife Projects
by Don Greene

What started as a fun way to use the cigar boxes has evolved into a book that combines fused glass wildlife patterns with wood settings. Include patterns for creating a variety of small fused glass panels that look especially at home when placed into a wooden box lid or wooden frame. You'll find patterns for deer, bear, eagles and rainbow trout, as well as a butterfly, dragonfly and bumblebee. Instructions are included for both creating the fused animals, as well as preparing a wooden box to accept your finished panel. Many of these projects make great gifts for those "hard-to-shop-for" guys in your life.

# 3795    $ 11.95  $ 11.95

Fused Glass Fan Lamps for All Seasons
Fused Glass Fan Lamps for All Seasons
by Mary Loutsenhizer

Looking for new projects to make in your kiln? This book contains patterns for a dozen colorful projects that can be used as "fan lamps" or hung in the window as suncatchers. With 12 holiday and seasonal designs, you can display your creations for a month at a time and change them with the seasons. Tips and hints are included for creating these fused glass projects, but basic fusing techniques are expected.

# 3722    $ 11.95

Fused Glass for Walls
Fused Glass for Walls
by Lynne Rae Eaton

If you′re running out of window space for your art glass creations, this book is what you need. Here are 15 contemporary designs for fused tiles to decorate your walls. Each tile is only 6"x6" so you can create them in even a very small kiln. These tiles are intended to be created in sets of three (or more) and then mounted, using hardware from Hang Your Glass, so that they "float" an inch or so in front of your wall. You can display the tile sets horizontally or vertically, depending what kind of space you are trying to enhance. Or use them individually to liven up a small nook or cranny.

# 3941    $ 11.95

Fusing Images on Glass Book
Fusing Images on Glass Book
by Terrie Banhazl

Teaches how to easily, safely and inexpensively fire high quality photographs, graphics and text onto their fused glass projects using Fired-On Photo Fusing Decal Paper and any HP Black and White Laser printer. Takes all the guess work out of this exciting process giving step by step instructions and project ideas including instructions for colorizing sepia images. Filled with beautiful full color detailed photographs of exciting projects such as Wedding Invitation Plates, Family Portrait Brooches, Kids Own Drawing Tiles, Illustrated Stained Glass Panels and Treasured Family Recipe Platters. All fired images are permanent and food safe.

# 90690    $ 22.95  $ 19.95

Fired-On Fusing Photo Decal Paper
Fired-On Fusing Photo Decal Paper
Fusing Images on Glass Decal Paper for use with Fusing Images on Glass Book

Easily Turn Any Picture into A Memorable Piece of Art. Customize your glass art with this high quality water-slide fusing photo paper. You can easily transfer photographs, or any pre-printed design, onto your glass art and your memories will forever be preserved in glass in a gorgeous sepia tone. Note: Will not work on Dichroic Glass. Pack contains 10 pieces of 8.5" x 11" photo sheets and firing instructions. Any HP or Canon black-only laser printer or copier will work.

# 90691    $ 22.50  $ 21.95

Fusing Log Sheets
Fusing Log Sheets
by Randy & Carole Wardell

There are times when we would love to repeat a perfect firing outcome or an amazing, but unanticipated effect. There are other times when we have disappointing results that we would like to avoid in the future. These Fusing Log Sheets come in a writing pad style with convenient tear off pages. Each log page is pre-printed (in 2 colors) with easy to use check boxes for the most common types and styles of fuse firings. There is a space to describe the glass & components in the project and another to make a simple sketch. Then a conclusion and observation area is available for comments and suggestions to help you make appropriate decisions when planning similar projects in the future.

# 985823    $ 8.43

Garden Harmonies
Garden Harmonies
by Terri Lee English

Create your own fused glass windchimes. Patterns and instructions are included for 8 different windchimes, as well as a few variations. A beautiful sunflower bowl project is also included. As pleasant to listen to as they are to look at, these creative designs can be made with colorful glass or clear textures to fit any decor. The finished chimes make wonderful accents for your garden or outdoor spaces. They're sensitive to breezes, weather resistant and make unique gift items for family and friends.

# 3733    $ 11.95

Glass Bead Inspirations Book
Glass Bead Inspirations Book
by Louise Mehaffey

128 pages of creative ideas for making glass beads. 8 skilled beadmakers are given the challenge to create beads based on an inspiration--a color, a season, a painting, an emotion to see what they will create. The results are 323 color photos of their designs showing the variety of creative responses. Includes step-by-step techniques for using other materials with the glass to create unique beads.

# 707657    $ 14.95  $ 13.95