Lampworking Tutorials

How To : Learn beginning lampworking techniques

Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more. Part 1 of 6 - How to Learn beginning lampworking techniques. Part 2 of 6 - How to Learn beginning lampworking techniques. Part 3 of 6 - How to Learn beginni ...more

How To : Make glass beads with a lampworking torch

Here is a little video the demonstrates how to make glass beads. These lampworking instructions will teach you how to light a lampworking torch and make bead out of molten glass. You can add detail to your glass jewelry to form finely crafted glass jewelry such as beads, butto ...more

How To : Learn the art of lampworking

Very basic beginner video of some things you can do starting with a glass disc. In this video I show how to make flower petals, leaves, sea shells, and wings.

How To : Make a glass tobacco pipe

Matt Baker blows a simple clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass tobacco pipe. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass to ...more

How To : Make a glass lattachino tobacco pipe

Matt Baker Blows a simple lattachino ,for embelishing a clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety!

How To : Make a flipped honeycomb glass pendant

Watch this three part lampworking video series to learn how to make a flipped honeycomb glass pendant. You fume with silver and make a honeycomb. Then use the backside for the pendant. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a flipped honeycomb glass pendant. Part 2 of 3 - How to Make a fl ...more

How To : Bend glass fusing stringers

Learn how to bend glass fusing stringers in this video. This is a great demonstration for those interested in stained glass, lampworking or other glass projects.

How To : Make a glass hollow donut pendant

Watch this two part lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass hollow donut pendant. Learn to coilpot some color and then make a donut and turn it into a pendant. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass hollow donut pendant. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass hollow donut ...more

How To : Make a wick holder for oil lamps

This instructional lampworking video demonstrates how to make a wick holder for an oil lamp. With a lampwork torch you can melt a small glass tube which you can use to hold a wick upright in a traditional oil lamp. This glass tube keeps the wick from slipping into the treacher ...more

How To : Make a glass honeycomb pendant with air bubbles

Watch this four part lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass honeycomb pendant with air bubbles. This is a good sized pendant, using amber purple and then backed with turbo cobalt. Demonstration and instructions are clear. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a glass honeyc ...more

How To : Lampwork a glass plunge dot bead

Here I use lampworking to make the classic plunge dot bead. I use COE 104 soft-glass - dark purple, light purple, periwinkle and clear. Under 10 minutes with seconds to spare... Whew.. Enjoy!

How To : Make a dichroic glass pendant

Watch this three part lampworking video series to learn how to make a dichroic glass pendant. Dichrotic means two colored. Cut up a piece of backed dichro and use tweezers to shape it. This pendant is easy and quick to make! Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a dichroic glass pendant. ...more

How To : Make a frit glass pendant with a dot on dot design

Watch this lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass pendant with i/o frit dot on dot design. Frit is ground up glass rods. It comes in a few different sizes including powder form. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a frit glass pendant with a dot on dot design. Part 2 of ...more

How To : Make encased stringers on glass beads

Here is a quick video on how to make encased stringers for glass beads. This is a great way to add fancy stringer decoration to your glass beads. These lampworking instructions demonstrate how to add thin ropes of color and pattern embedded in the molten glass bead. Use this t ...more

How To : Lampwork a glass floral wine bottle stopper

This is my best guess at lampworking a borosilicate wine bottle stopper. This is just me winging it, I don't claim to be an expert. If you want to see what the pros do with this floral technique, look up Eugene Rain, Sabina Boehm, John Kobuki and many others.

How To : Lampwork a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant

Watch this two part video series to learn how to make a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant with lampworking. Part 1 of 2 - How to Lampwork a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant. Part 2 of 2 - How to Lampwork a stretched and pulled dichroic glass pendant.

How To : Turn scrap fusing glass into a ribbon cane

This is a quick demonstration of one of the many ways to turn scrap Bullseye glass in to a ribbon cane. Watch this instructional lampworking video to recycle glass pieces and melt them into a cane. You can then use the glass cane to melt it into finely crafted glass jewelry su ...more

How To : Make a glass chess set

This series of lampworking videos shows how to make a spun glass chess set. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 2 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 3 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 4 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 5 of 6 - How ...more

How To : Make a glass blue tubing enclamo pipe

Watch this lampworking video series to learn how to make a glass blue tubing enclamo pipe. This style of pipe is nice because of the way it lays down - it doesn't look like a typical pipe. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a glass blue tubing enclamo pipe. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make a ...more

How To : Use a Powder Vibe tool for glass enamel powders

The Powder Vibe tool is a motorized device for the dispensing of glass enamel powders. This tool helps with health and safety by reducing dust and the need for enamel powder sifting when lampworking glass jewelry. The powder vibe tool keeps your enamel powders clean and gives ...more

How To : Lampwork glass rain drops

This is a quick lampworking instructional video showing how to make borosilicate glass rain drops using a torch. The glass needs some careful sculpting to form a clear glass loop at the top. This process can be repeated to make several rain drop ornaments. Brush up on your lam ...more

How To : Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads

This two part video shows you how to build a multi-color stringer for making beads for lampworking glass necklaces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads.

How To : Lampwork a glass curly-Q

This instructional lampworking video shows how to make flame worked coils of glass.Use a rod of cold, thick glass to wrap the curly-q around. Using a thin, molten string of glass, feed the melted glass into the torch flame as you slowly turn the cold glass rod. This will creat ...more

How To : Make a glass octopus

This lampworking video shows how to make a glass octopus on a spun glass mount. The colors used here are Northstar rust and butterscotch.

How To : Sharpening a lead knife

Watch this video to learn how to sharpen a lead knife. This is a good tip for people interested in making glass projects, such as stained glass, lampworking, etc.

How To : Make a round glass bead

Watch this instructional lampworking video to make a round bead using the Zoozii "Make Your Own Round" bead press. This video displays a clear example of how to use the bead press and other lampworking tools. The text instructions provide tips for perfecting your round glass b ...more

How To : Make a glass windmill

This two part lampworking video shows how to make a glass windmill. The base is 6 mm rod with 4 mm trim. The parts are joined with 12.7 mm heavy wall tubing and 8mm rod. This project took close to 2 hours to complete. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass windmill. Part 2 of 2 - ...more

How To : Make a glass seahorse

This lampworking video shows how to make a seahorse and seashell on a spun glass base. The seahorse was made earlier out of Northstar butterscotch.

How To : Make spacer beads with an electric mandrel spinner

See how you can quickly, easily, and consistently you can make uniform lampwork spacers using the Electric Mandrel Spinner. An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may ...more

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