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This guide provides a selective list of print and multimedia resources about kilnworking techniques. For additional information, please search our library catalog or contact a reference librarian through our Ask a Librarian service.
Kilnworking or kiln forming is the process of fusing or shaping glass (usually in or over a mold) by heating it in a kiln. A "kiln" is an oven used to process a substance by burning, drying, or heating. In contemporary glassworking, kilns are used to fuse enamel and for kiln-forming processes such as slumping.
Term Variations: kiln-forming; kiln form. Related terms: slumping; fusing
Dictionary of Glass by
Call Number: TP788 .B82 2001
Publication Date: 2001
2nd ed. Intended to be a reference source for individuals operating small glass workshops and studios.
Background information on materials, process, and techniques.
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