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Kilnworking: Overview

Introduction to library resources on kilnworking techniques. More information is available through the library catalog or by using the Rakow's Ask a Librarian service.

Definition

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

Terminology

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