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Painting Glass

We often get questions about paint on glass, and here's a bit of info for the curious.   Glass paint comes in powder form until diluted with water or glycerin. At that point it becomes ink-like in consistency until it dries back into a powder. It's painted on when wet, and then fired in a kiln after it's dry. While it's dry, it's easily smudged and wiped off of the glass, so it's imperative that it's handled carefully so as to not ruin the work. ⁠⁠And while working with it, one needs to wear a respirator as the paint powder...

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Dirty soldering iron tips? Don't throw them away!

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Sal ammoniac demo - keep your solder iron tips clean

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Need consistent strips of glass cut? Easy-peasy!

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Strip cutter demo

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Concerned about smoke and vapour from soldering? Fume trap to the rescue!

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Fume trap/smoke hood demo

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How to use a foiling machine!

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Foiling machine demo

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