Recycled glass

Sourcing the Glass
I'm working mostly with wine bottles which have no return value in California, thanks to the wine industry lobby.

Cutting the glass
I use a traditional bottle cutter. read more

Flattening the Glass
To flatten the glass I use the following schedule.

Shaping the Glass
When the glass sheet has been formed is sometimes needs some grinding. Then it just goes into the Kiln using a slumping schedule for 82 COE glass.

About this project:

I'm in the apprentice phase of my exploration into the glass arts.

I'm working on mastering my technique with the cheapest (and often the most fickle) of glass - recycled bottle glass.