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Glassblowing Color Edition 9781888833096

Glassblowing Color Edition | 3rd Edition

An Introduction to Artistic and Scientific Flameworking

ISBN-10: 1888833092
ISBN-13: 9781888833096
PUBLISHER: M G L S, Incorporated
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Product Description: This new edition is a total update of the popular and widely used Second Edition. Most notably, there is a five-fold increase in the number of figures, a 60% increase in the number of pages, and the book is now also available in a COLOR edition. Of the 550 new high-resolution digital figures, there are 441 color photographs and 119 black and white drawings and diagrams. Both the color and black and white versions are printed on special high quality paper, and both versions are available in either spiral or cloth binding.The writing is clear and very descriptive, and the purpose of this book is to encourage more people to learn and enjoy the exciting art of glassblowing with a hand torch (flameworking).Seventy exercises and projects are included, each including step-by-step directions and is designed for students, technicians, scientists, hobbyists and anyone interested in learning the basics of working with borosilicate glass. It is designed so it can be used equally well for self-instruction or in a classroom setting. Also included is a comprehensive index, glossary, bibliography, discussion of safety precautions, list of suppliers and list of schools which offer courses. Furthermore, extensive coverage is given to the introduction of scientific glassware with information on standard joints and stopcocks. Earlier editions have been favorably received and positively reviewed by students, professors, glass technicians, Choice (American Library Assoc.), New Technical Books (NY Public Library) the Journal of Chemical Education and the American Scientific Glassblowers Society. To order, contact your bookstore or order directly from the publisher: MGLS Inc., 700 South First Street, Marshall, MN 56258, 507-532-4311, or online at

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PAGES: 358
CATEGORY: Crafts & Hobbies

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