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Building Up Heat (BUH)

In this video, artist Boyd Sugiki discusses the reasons for building up heat, such as to prevent the moil from cracking, or to prevent the punty from cracking, to prevent the object from cracking when removing it from the punty, or to straighten an object if it starts going off center.

Download a PDF diagram about building up heat.

This video was produced by Boyd Sugiki in collaboration with The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass.