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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Potatoes are important in Glassblowing!

Potatoes are important in Glassblowing!
This post is from our glass friend T. Patti,  and from his friend Mike Parry.  Thanks to both.

This info is from Bernard Katz web page. 
Many thanks to Mike Parry for pointing me to this Bernard Katz web page concerning potatoes and glassblowing!


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Anonymous said...

Love these post from the Patti guy.

Anonymous said...

U Tube also has many many Blenko post.
Alonzo does a couple that are for beginner collectors, and many others are photos or videos taken at Blenko.
I recommend all.
Margie Hale

Anonymous said...

Margie those are by Tim and Karen Alonzo of Texas. Karen was the president of Blenko Collectors when I belonged.
Patty S.

penny said...

I too watched Karen A 's U Tube videos on Blenko.
Very good for newbies.