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1. Carefully cut 8 six inch long strips that are 3/8” wide of one color and 8 six inch long strips that are 3/8” wide of a complimentary color. If using transparent colors keep in mind that a new color will be formed where the two pieces of glass are fused together.

2. Carefully arrange the bottom layer of glass strips 3/8” apart (this should form a 6” square) by placing them with an edge against each vertical stripe in the diagram.

3. Place a dot of glue each place a horizontal line on the diagram intersects the top of each piece of vertical glass. Place a strip of glass on these glue dots using the horizontal lines in the diagram as a guide. Continue placing horizontal strips with glue along the entire body of vertical strips.

4.  Transfer the project to thin fire paper on a kiln shelf.

5. Fire the glass at 300 degrees per hour to 1150 hold for 15 minutes, then 9999 to 1470 degrees and hold until completely fused (approximately 15 minutes).  Hold the kiln at 960 degrees (anneal the glass) an hour. Allow the kiln to cool  to room temperature before opening.   

6. Apply and set kiln wash or glass separator according to the manufacturers written instructions to 6” square slump mold GM02.  

8. Place the fused 6” x 6” square of glass centered directly on the slump mold.  Place the mold and the glass in the center of the kiln. Fire at 300 degrees per hour to 1250 and hold for 10-15 minutes or until slumped. Allow the kiln to cool as slowly as possible. Hold the glass at 960 degrees while cooling for an hour.  Allow the kiln to cool to room temperature before opening.

 

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