Diary of a Demented Store Owner

Thursday, 14 August 2014

As Promised

Taking the new and magnificent Fusers Reserve, after a fuse (seen yesterday), Mikey put it on his favourite mold- the Origami 11.5" square, and slumped it at 1250F with a 20 minute hold. 
Yes, that is a bit high and a bit long, but because of the thickness of the piece Mikey wanted to get the glass slumped crisply into the mold's folds. Luckily we have Vanna Opal on staff (does the term Windbag come to mind?... Mikey) and she was somewhat capably able to lay down a nice layer of kiln wash using a mouth atomizer resulting a pleasing satiny finish on the bottom (see below)-

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