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    I made my own glass

    On Tuesday this week I visited Kosta glass works in Småland, Sweden. We had a chance to make a glass. It was the first time I tried glassblowing, of course with a “little” help from a master glassblower. I’m a little proud that I was able to make it. I was a bit nervous at first, but it was actually really fun and interesting. I saw on their Internet page that you can book a glassblowing weekend. I went back home on the 14, and since it was Valentines day I gave the glass to my wife. At first she didn't believe that I made it, but was very happy about the gift when she got proof that I really made it.


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    Re: I made my own glass

    It's beautiful, Wilhelm!

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    Re: I made my own glass

    Beautiful job Bo.... I hope you got to toast the success with some aquavit from your creation...
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    Re: I made my own glass

    Thank you very much guys.

    We didn't have any aquavit at home, so we tested it with whisky.

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    Re: I made my own glass

    A very good start! I'd be very pleased with that too if I ventured to try it.
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    Re: I made my own glass

    when i read the title line..i thought the end product would be a 'home-made-lens'
    .. it's beautiful ..
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    Re: I made my own glass

    Quote Originally Posted by Raj Surin View Post
    when i read the title line..i thought the end product would be a 'home-made-lens'
    .. it's beautiful ..
    Yeah the next project will be my own lens, if I could

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