How to Work in Beveled Glass

Forming, Designing, and Fabricating
 
 
Dover Publications (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 25. April 2013
  • |
  • 240 Seiten
 
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978-0-486-15261-5 (ISBN)
 

Easy to use and profusely illustrated, this book reveals the secrets behind the magnificent art of glass beveling. Within its pages, a pair of preeminent glassworkers and educators demonstrates their techniques for transforming ordinary plate glass into sparkling prismatic shapes. After a series of grozzing, roughing, mitering, smoothing, and polishing procedures, you'll join the diamond-like bevels with lead or foil, readying them to be used alone or in combination with textured or stained glass. Choose from an attractive mixture of patterns in Victorian and contemporary styles to make 14 elegant projects — mirrors, lamps, hanging ornaments, panels for windows and walls, and more. As a special bonus, six guest contributors discuss their working methods and display and describe their handiwork. More than 30 outstanding examples of their artistry offer helpful hints for techniques and a sparkling source of inspiration.

  • Englisch
  • New York
  • |
  • USA
Guilford Publications
  • Höhe: 235 mm
  • |
  • Breite: 165 mm
  • 20,90 MB
978-0-486-15261-5 (9780486152615)
0486152618 (0486152618)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
Anita and Seymour Isenberg
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Acknowledgments
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • PART I: - Techniques
  • CHAPTER 1 - Equipment and Materials
  • What Is Beveling?
  • Beveling Machines
  • Electricity
  • Plate Glass
  • Stained Glass
  • Masks and Safety Glasses
  • Aprons, Towels, and Rinse Buckets
  • Cutters and Pliers
  • Zinc Came Versus Lead Came
  • Chipping Glue
  • Pumice, Silicon Carbide, and Cerium Oxide
  • CHAPTER 2 - Scoring and Breaking Plate Glass to Pattern
  • Selecting Your Glass
  • Scoring Plate Glass
  • Breaking Out the Score
  • Pattern-Cutting Plate
  • Grozzing
  • Care of the Patterns
  • Glass Grinders
  • Slat Racks
  • CHAPTER 3 - General Principles of Glass Beveling
  • A Few Hints on Procedures
  • Beveling Terminology
  • Flaws and Frustrations
  • Machine Bevels Versus Hand Bevels
  • The Perfect Bevel
  • The Importance of Edge Thickness
  • Growing Pains
  • A Few Questions and Answers
  • CHAPTER 4 - The Beveling Process Begins: Roughing
  • Two from Denver
  • Preparing for Roughing: The Horizontal Wheel
  • Straight Lines: Making the Square
  • Outside Curves: Making the Shield
  • Outside Curves: Making the Circle
  • Small-Piece Grinding
  • Inside Curves: Using the Edge
  • Preparing for Roughing: The Vertical Wheel
  • Inside Curves: Making the Star
  • CHAPTER 5 - The Second Station: Smoothing
  • The Aluminum Oxide Stone
  • Natural Versus Man-Made Stone
  • The Smoothing Stone Technique
  • Hints for Smoothing
  • Keeping Your Stone Lubricated
  • Dressing the Stone
  • Cleaning the Sandstone
  • The Vertical Versus the Horizontal Stone
  • Hints for the Vertical Stone
  • Contamination
  • The Shapes So Far
  • Seaming on the Stone
  • CHAPTER 6 - Interlude: A Clinic on Roughing and Smoothing
  • Questions and Answers
  • CHAPTER 7 - The Third Station: Semipolishing
  • The Notion of Semipolishing
  • The Cork Wheel
  • Pumice and the Cork Wheel
  • The Cork Wheel Technique
  • Hints for Semipolishing
  • Dressing the Wheel
  • The Fiber Wheel
  • Soft Beveling
  • CHAPTER 8 - The Fourth Station: High Polishing
  • The Felt Wheel
  • The Felt Wheel, Water, and Cerium Oxide
  • The Technique of Felt-Wheel Polishing
  • The Shapes So Far
  • CHAPTER 9 - Interlude: A Clinic on Polishing and General Technique
  • Questions and Answers
  • PART II: - Design
  • CHAPTER 10 - Pencil Bevels and Other Designed Shapes
  • The Pencil Bevel
  • Rough Designs
  • Making Jewels
  • Step Beveling
  • Optical Illusions
  • Curving Bevels
  • Beveling Mirror
  • Buying Bevels for Design Purposes
  • CHAPTER 11 - Brilliant Work and Engraving
  • The Wheels
  • Dressing the Wheels
  • The Wheel Technique
  • An Ensemble of Brilliant Work
  • Wheel Engraving
  • CHAPTER 12 - Personally Speaking: Conversations with Beveling Artists
  • Allen H. Graef: Colored Bevels
  • Mark Bogenrief: Jeweled Windows
  • Ron Curtis: Magic Disks
  • Barbara Basham: Provocative Designs
  • Carl Powell: Extracts and Abstracts
  • Steve Williams: Skylight and Dome
  • PART III: - Projects
  • CHAPTER 13 - Patterns and Processes
  • Rocks and Waves
  • Straight-Wing Butterfly
  • The Beveled Mirror
  • Anita's Sketchbook
  • Still Life: From Sketch to Panel
  • Bent-Wing Butterfly
  • The Beveled Box
  • Beveled Alphabet Soup
  • Man in the Moon
  • Beveled Lamp
  • Beveled Christmas Tree
  • The Potted Plant
  • Somewhere Under the Rainbow
  • Sources Of Supply
  • Appendix
  • Index

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