The Making of a Megaworld-Steps 16-18

16) After carefully removing the glass from the mold, the glass is worked and shaped on a steel table called a marver. Josh alternately re-heats the glass in the glory hole and uses the marver to insure an even and thorough heat of the glass.

17) and 18) This cane, like most that Josh makes, is stretched between two blowpipes. However, unlike the bundled cane, the molten glass is rapidly twisted while being pulled. The flat sheet of glass, also molten and encased within the cylinder of clear, will turn as well, leaving a twisted ribbon of color within the pencil-thin pieces of glass.


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