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Float Glass Advice
Pre-warning: I am a newbie so please excuse all the questions! I looked around on the forum and didn't see them answered anywhere, but please forgive me if they were. :)
I recently started glass fusing and love it. My parents are building a new house and have tons of old window glass. It is not in frames - just the glass itself. I know it can't be fused with anything else because of the COE, but I just want to be sure that it is safe to put into a kiln. Is there any kind of glass that should NOT go into the kiln?
My good friend owns a window business so I can get tons of it, but he was asking what kind I prefered? Tempered? Old leaded (sounds scary), etc. Any ideas?
Also, I am in the market for a kiln. My glass teacher is a distributor for Olympic. Has anyone had good/bad experiences that they could share? I'm not opposed at all to buying a different brand. Just trying to gather opinions!
Thanks so much!