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Topic: More Fused Glass Wind Chimes - Tired of these yet?  (Read 1517 times)
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joby560
« on: February 20, 2013 03:56:21 PM »


Crazy for these wind chimes.  Been firing the kiln like crazy lately to whip up more.. Are we tired of seeing them yet?  Smiley
This one is LONG.  The tings are 11 inches long and about 1 inch wide.
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013 05:04:19 PM »

Looks like you're having a lot of fun with these. It's cool you used a transparent glass in one of the long pieces. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2013 09:39:59 PM »

These are so fun!  I've been wanting to make some chimes - I have a few designs in mind that I would love to bring to life, but I worry about how durable they'll be?  What is your experience with them? 
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2013 02:35:42 PM »

GlassKicker,
They are pretty durable, Especially if you make them three layers of glass thick.  The only set I have had break are ones that fell because the string I hung them up with broke and they crashed down.
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2013 04:36:06 PM »

GlassKicker,
They are pretty durable, Especially if you make them three layers of glass thick.  The only set I have had break are ones that fell because the string I hung them up with broke and they crashed down.

Good to know - I'll have to give it a go with some thicker components.  Thanks!
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