The Making of a Megaworld-Steps 13-15

13) Josh recently devised a simple cylindrical mold into which he can pour molten, liquid glass to aid in his construction of this type of cane. A special ladle is used to scoop several pounds of the 2300 degree glass into the special mold.

14) and 15) The flat sheet of colored glass is then inserted into the mold, creating a cylinder of clear glass with a sheet of color spanning the length. Both the clear glass and the colored glass appear to be orange because of the intense heat.


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