The Basics

The best way to use this tutorial is to start with this section and move through at your leisure, selecting the items that interest you most.  When you've covered all the sections, you'll have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass.

Glass Compatibility

Not all glass can be fused.  Learning the basics of glass compatibility will help you understand which glasses can be fused together and which can't.

Keeping a Firing Log

A properly kept firing log can essential to keep track of what you've done.  It will help you learn the ins and outs of your kiln and will go a long way toward preventing and learning from mistakes.

Slumping Bottles

Slumping wine and beer bottles in a kiln is one way to learn the basics without having to buy special glass.