Making Glass Fusing Supplies

Making glass fusing supplies can really save you money. Being a glass artist can be an expensive hobby.

You can eliminate some of the costs by making some of your supplies at home. Some items are extremely costly to purchase and yet they can be made or another item can be substituted with the same results.

So what are some of the supplies? How can you make them at home?

Just click on the blue link for each item to find out more about how to do this, and what items are needed. These are listed in alphabetical order and more will be added later, so check back.

  • Aloe Vera Gel can be mixed with glass powder and used in place of Liquid Stringer .


  • Bead Release Release can be bought from lamp working suppliers, or you can make your own.


  • Devit Spray is used to prevent or minimize devitrification.


  • Fusible Paper is very simple to make. Use this embellishment to make one-of-a-kind fused glass artwork.


  • Frit is just small pieces of glass. This page will give you several methods for making your own frit at home. You can make what ever color you like using your own glass.


  • Frit Blend - Try making some tiny pieces of various colors of frit and mix them together to obtain an unique pallet of colors. These are fantastic to color coordinate with your glass work.


  • Glass Clay - There are several ways you can make glass clay. Purchase powder glass that already has a medium mixed into the material, buy a binder that simply needs to have water added to it, or make your own binder.

  • Kiln Wash can be made at home with just a few ingredients. The mixture can be stored and mixed with water later of use.


  • Liquid Glass Stringer can be made with a few ingredients to draw lines on your glass.


  • Molds can be made out of many objects you have around the house. See how simple this procedure is.


  • Try making your own glass fusing supplies at home. This will free up some of your money for that all precious glass.






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