This easy to understand book helps the glass artist learn to build & run a glass blowing studio. The first book in its field & already a classic, GLASS NOTES was written by Prof. HENRY HALEM, internationally known glass artist & DIRECTOR OF GLASS STUDIES AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY since 1969. This reference explains how to construct glass furnaces, annealers & glory holes with chapters on glass enameling techniques, adhesives, lustering as well as various types of molds including CO2 sand casting, constructing a pate de verre mold, or the Libensky/Brychtova Czech casting techniques. Find information on glass calculation, electrical requirements for your annealer, annealing, linear expansion, & glass durability testing. This NEW EDITION has expanded the popular chapter on SUPPLIERS & PRODUCTS. It includes more "HOW TO" drawings, information on burners & safety, free standing pot furnace, extensive sand casting techniques, & roll out casting & annealing oven construction. Also, Klaus Moje's kiln casting technique & more. Artist, student or collector, "YOU'LL FIND IT ALL IN GLASS NOTES."