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Pittsburgh Glass Center

Pittsburgh Glass Center, the first open and comprehensive glass art studio in Southwestern PA,
is a non-profit organization, dedicated to teaching, creating and promoting glass art.
PGC offers classes in "hot glass" glassblowing, flameworking, flat (stained) glass, and cold glass.

14 Quicktime Movies of Tony making a bowl at Pittsburgh Glass Center 27-Oct-2002:
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  Using block to shape after gather
 
  Closer view of using block
 
  Using the Jacks (Create Jackline)
 
  Using the Jacks some more
 
  Piece is starting to blow out a little
 
  Going to start making the bottom flat
 
  Bottom flat, need to mark center
 
  Finish Jackline before punty
 
  Transfer from blowpipe to Punty
 
  Start to open up
 
  Orange = Hot where opening up
 
  Paddle Lip and Open with Jacks
 
  All done - ready to box it!
 
  Gloves take to annealer


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