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Instructional Videos

Instructional Videos

Joe Ring has been working in fused and stained glass for the last fifty years and accumulating knowledge and experience  which he now offers to you in the form of instructional videos.  Some of these videos are short, exploring one topic, and others may be a collection of videos with some length that explore multiple issues in detail.  These videos are available to purchase and view and to download, but you must first sign in or register.

Quick Glass Cutting Tips
#1 Demonstrates proper technique for scoring and breaking double thick or heavy plate glass.       10:35


#2  Shows how to cut identical size rectangles and squares in seconds using the Creators Stained Glass beetle cutting system.                                           14:28

Glass Cutting Class- 

Total time 2 hours and 47 minutes

 Part 1 - Glass Tools                                                59:31

 Part 2 - Straight Cutting                                        23:45

 Part 3 - Flying Beetle                                             29:24

 Part 4 - Shape Cutting                                           27:26

 Part 5 - Circle Cutting                                            24:53

Videos can be purchased as a collection at a reduced price or separately.

Glass Cutting
Glass Fusing Tutorials

Introduction to Fusing  Total time 4 hours 11 minutes

Part 1 - Glass Compatibility                                                10:35

Part 2 - Devitrification                                                          37:14

Part 3 - Glass Annealing                                                      11:45

Part 4 - Volume Control                                                       21:01

Part 5 - Bubble Control                                                       12:13

Part 6 - Test Board         Eleven pdfs.                                  34:05

Part 7 - Molds & Their Preparation                                     55:39

Part 8 - Project One       Two pdfs.                                      26:03

Part 9 - Project Two        Three pdfs.                                   42:25

Videos can be purchased as a collection at a reduced price or separately.

Frit Casting

Frit Casting Mold-Part 1-Shows mold preparation.      8:39

Frit Casting Mold-Part 2-Covers filling the mold.       13:45

Frit Casting Mold-Part 3-Covers firing the mold.         7:20

Videos can be purchased as a collection at a reduced price or separately.

Tealights from Scrap

Tealights from Scrap Glass-Part 1-Goes through three different ways of creating blanks for forming tealights from scrap glass.                                                                                                                    25.34

Tealights from Scrap Glass-Part 2-Demonstrates the firing and bending of your glass blanks in creating the tealights.                                                                                                                                20:04 

Both tutorials provided with PDFs.

Color Line Painting

Color Line Paint Tutorials-Part 1-Covers preparing the paint, using the tip set and exercises for making straight lines and dots.                                                                                                              13:57       Color Line Paint Tutorials-Part 2-Covers painting shapes, using a light box, image transfer, lettering and cleanup.                       14:30     

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