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  • verb Present participle of flamework.

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Examples

  • I took a couple of flameworking marathon sessions at the Mesa Arts Center, and I made more fish.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » More Glass Fish

  • I am so excited to be attending the Appalachian Center For Crafts' glass flameworking class with Fred Birkhill and Shane Fero. woo hoo!

    Heads Up! Planning Another Trip- Glass Camp

  • Hot glass glows as flameworking artist Corbin Fonville, 16, makes colorful marbles during the 23rd annual GrapeFest in Grapevine.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Pilchuck Glass School, where you can go to learn to make glass of all kinds: hot glass, flameworking, casting, kiln slumping, stained glass, Ravenna-style mosaics, you name it.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Pilchuck Glass School, where you can go to learn to make glass of all kinds: hot glass, flameworking, casting, kiln slumping, stained glass, Ravenna-style mosaics, you name it.

    The Allure of Hot Glass

  • Both these kinds of glass-working can produce excellent results (or cheesy, depending on where you go, as I said above; beware the cheap ease of its shiny allure); but flameworking tends to be a solitary pursuit, in a small studio, and hot glass requires a large, noisy workspace with plenty of access to fresh air and loads of propane or other gas to run the equipment.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Hot glass glows as flameworking artist Corbin Fonville, 16, makes colorful marbles during the 23rd annual GrapeFest in Grapevine.

    GrapeFest flame worker

  • Both these kinds of glass-working can produce excellent results (or cheesy, depending on where you go, as I said above; beware the cheap ease of its shiny allure); but flameworking tends to be a solitary pursuit, in a small studio, and hot glass requires a large, noisy workspace with plenty of access to fresh air and loads of propane or other gas to run the equipment.

    The Allure of Hot Glass

  • I took a couple of flameworking marathon sessions at the Mesa Arts Center, and I made more fish.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » More Glass Fish

  • • Glass sculptor Hin Won Han will teach an intermediate flameworking class that will also include computer rendering; students will create 3D mockups of their pieces using a computer and then bring them to life in flameworked glass.

    Smoky Mountain News

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  • In glassmaking, this is the technique of forming objects from rods and tubes of glass that become soft and easily manipulated when heated in a flame. The source of the flame was once an oil or paraffin lamp used with foot-powered bellows; today, glassworkers use gas-fueled torches.

    November 9, 2007