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 ====== What I want to accomplish ====== ====== What I want to accomplish ======
   * Remember how to use the furnace,   * Remember how to use the furnace,
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 I coated a stainless steel cup and bowl with kiln wash to stop the glass sticking. I coated a stainless steel cup and bowl with kiln wash to stop the glass sticking.
  
-I sanded off the silvering from some of the mirrored float glass, crushed it up and put it in the cup. [[https://​youtu.be/​8VlCwkEwSmE|Video]]+I sanded off the silvering from some of the mirrored float glass, crushed it up and put it in the cup. 
  
-I crushed up a blown glass bottle and put it in the bowl.+I crushed up a blown glass bottle and put it in the bowl. I washed the crushed glass in water and poured off the fine glass in suspension.
  
 == Removing silvering == == Removing silvering ==
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   * Ferric Chloride,   * Ferric Chloride,
   * Sodium Hydroxide.   * Sodium Hydroxide.
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 +=== Video ===
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 +====== What I want to accomplish next time ======
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 +  * Fuse and temper the crushed glass,
 +  * Compare the washed versus unwashed, and float versus cast,
 +  * Polish the resulting slugs,
 +  * Drop test.
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