Steve Gibbs provides information about a collaborative effort between The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Community College in building an outdoor wood-fired furnace built at Corning Community College. He includes a few slides while explaining the building and use of the furnace.Seminarians were invited to attend a live demonstration of the furnace later in the afternoon.
Videotaped in the auditorium at The Corning Museum of Glass, in Corning, NY, October 14, 2010.
Presenters: Steve Gibbs, Hot Glass Programs Manager, The Corning Museum of Glass.
Title from DVD label.
One of a series of lectures, presented at the 49th annual Seminar on Glass, at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Introdution by David Whitehouse.
A series of videotaped lectures on 5 DVDs. This lecture is on disc 1.
There are 3 additional lectures on this DVD - each cataloged separately.
Welcome and new acquisitions review / David Whitehouse --
Glass and glassmaking in the Middle Ages / David Whitehouse --
Beauty and the beast / William Gudenrath --
[Prelude to wood-fired furnace demonstration] / Steve Gibbs.