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« on: January 09, 2013 02:42:57 PM »

First piece of the New Year!  (Well, my first piece anyways - my boys are home from college on winter break and both have been busy honing their new glass skills and hogging up kiln time.)  This one is an Ikebana vase made from frits with mild reactive properties.





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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013 03:31:18 PM »

Very, very nice! How did you get the hole in the middle? Drill?
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013 03:49:43 PM »

Yep - 1 3/4" core bit.  I've found that to be the easiest method.  I simply drill them out and then put the piece back in for a contour fuse.  Often the cored piece can be used for a nice pendant. 
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013 04:11:43 PM »

What a great idea! Can you post a picture of the bottom?
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013 04:28:02 PM »

Here's a pic of the underside.  It's not near as pretty as the top.  I use different pin frogs depending on the size of the disk, so I attached a pic of those as well.




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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013 04:42:25 PM »

Very cool! Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013 05:31:43 PM »

What a lovely ikebana vase. The colors are so calming and in step with oriental theme. Thanks for sharing your techniques. Smiley
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