Paperback: 62 pages
Publisher: Xlibris (August 30, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
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I purchased this book with low expectations, but man was I shocked! I'm a major in scientific glass technology, at SCC, and this book covers everything from our first semester. Almost like our Professor, (a 30+ year scientific glassblower) wrote it himself. If you're interested in getting into blowing scientific glass, this is the book for you! Hands down, there is no other book out there that cover scientific glassblowing with this simplicity.
Some years ago i took a similar class in college, I feel that this book or perhaps I should say booklet as it is a short book does seem to follow the same subject mater, With a few exceptions, such as crack chasing, where one attempts to 'repair a crack by remelting the glass where it is cracked without having the crack 'run' farther. This is not always successful.
Great for somebody that has some experience the tutorials leave a bit to be desired
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