Chains and Button Flameworking Lampworking Tutorial by Pipyr

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I have decided to put these tutorials up for just the listing fee, etsy percentage, paypal percentage, etc. I figure $1 will cover it all :) They were originally listed at $20, but I feel that it is time to release them for everyone to enjoy! Although I have been away from glass for several years, I love the folks in the glass community and hope this gesture helps some others getting started or looking for hints for specific techniques. Enjoy!


I stopped working with glass a couple of years ago, but I have had so many people looking for these tutorials that I decided to put them back up here on etsy to make them easier to find :)

Here is the Chains and button tutorial that everyone has been asking me for! 39 pages of a zillion pictures and detailed descriptions of how I make the chains and buttons that I used to sell on eBay! Check out the table of contents and click the "buy" button if you're ready for some fun at the torch!! :)

This tut is a 3.6mb PDF file with 39 pages and a bajillion photos...ok, maybe not a bajillion, but there are more pictures than I have an interest in counting. Let's say this tut is "profusely illustrated" ;) The layout is extremely simple and the whole tutorial is black and white except for the photos, in the hopes that it will be as easy to print as possible, if you choose to do so.

I have made test chains out of soft glass using these same techniques as well, so for you die-hard soft glass people, it is possible! These really are a lot of fun to make and very good for building a real understanding of heat control :)

I hope you enjoy this fun tutorial!!

    Average review
    Great tutorial, thanks for the sale!
    Jan 22, 2018 by Lara Lutrick
    Very good instructions and pictures
    Jan 20, 2018 by Ioana Sora
    Dec 31, 2017 by Maxine Chivers
    Thanks Pipyr for the great tutorial
    Dec 15, 2017 by Roberta Cohan
    A great tutorial! Can't wait to give it a try!!
    Dec 5, 2017 by LeighinAK

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