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An article about Al Heilman and his Art

September 03, 2018

An article about Al Heilman and his Art

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Creating Copies with a lost wax process... casting in Gold and Bronze
Creating Copies with a lost wax process... casting in Gold and Bronze

December 31, 2018

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A simple jig for cutting a larger hole in the bottom of a clay pot used for fusing/casting glass
A simple jig for cutting a larger hole in the bottom of a clay pot used for fusing/casting glass

August 23, 2018 1 Comment

I use a simple jig to keep the diamond drill centered when enlarging a hole in the bottom of a clay pot used for casting glass or  for pulling larger Murrini glass.

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Fused glass rectangular tray using laser water slide decals
Making of rectangular fused glass trays from invitations using laser waterslide decals.

June 18, 2018 7 Comments

When  I received the invitation to a summer wedding I was  intrigued by the special invitation(s).  One was to a wedding in India , and the another to the subsequent American wedding. I decided to make a couple of rectangular glass trays for the newlyweds to celebrate their life  events.  The first step was to scan the invitation into my computer and see what I could do to make this work.

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