Tools

Glasscraft knows lampworking tools, and has some great options for the beginner. Essentials such as a graphite reamer, graphite paddle, and a good pair of tweezers will get you started. As you progress, your tool kit will develop according to your style and specific needs. Once you've got the right tools for you, you'll need to make sure you're properly protected with a pair of safety glasses. Check out our selection in the NEXT STEP


Graphite Pad - 6" X 6" X 1/2" thick, Griffin
15205
$50.00
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  1/2" thick graphite plate, 6"x6" Why Recommended

Paddle - Graphite 3" X 4" by Blast Shield
17100-B/S
$35.00
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  3"x4" graphite paddle with a wooden handle by Blast Shield. Why Recommended

Paddle - Graphite 2" X 4" by Griffin
17111
$35.00
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  2"x4" graphite paddle from Griffin Glass Tools. This is a necessity for every glassblower! Why Recommended

Tweezers 15" Serrated with Blunt Ends
20715
$16.00
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  Why Recommended

Tweezers - Set of 4 (6",8",10", 12") Blunt End
20716
$14.00
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  Set of 4 tweezers in the most popular sizes: 6", 8", 10" and 12". All with serrated blades and blunt ends. Why Recommended

Masher - 3/4" Square Mini Masher
21101
$12.00
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  Masher on plier handles with square 3/4" plates. Why Recommended

Mandrel - Stainless Steel - 1/8" X 12"- Pack of 10
40031
$8.00
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PKG10 [$80.00]
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  Bead Mandrels Made of stainless steel, these mandrels are used to wind glass for glass bead making, when coated with Bead Release. Why Recommended

Loppers - Disc Style Rod Nippers
40735
$20.00
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  Disc loppers are a handy way to snip rod into shorter pieces. They work best on solid rod but can also be used to score tubing in a pinch. Why Recommended

Reamer- Graphite Octagonal 2mm to 15mm
16400
$20.00 Temporarily Out of Stock Request It!
  This octagonal graphite reamer measures 2mm at it's tip and up to 15mm at the base. The graphite can make it a fragile tool, but it's ablility to withstand being placed in the flame and not sticking to the glass make it an indespensible glass tool. This version is affordably priced and always useful. Why Recommended

Paddle - Graphite 3" X 4", Economy
17100
$25.00 Temporarily Out of Stock Request It!
  3"x4" graphite paddle, economy version. Why Recommended

Scoring Knife, Speedy Sharp Knife Sharpener Style
20408
$20.00 Temporarily Out of Stock Request It!
  The Speedy Sharp scoring knife was originally meant to be a knife sharpener, but it makes an even better scoring tool for glass tubing. We use it with the 'score and snap' technique for breaking down tubing. Call if you need a rundown on how it's done! Why Recommended

Bead Release - Fusion Products - 8oz, 1lb
40002-08
$13.00 Temporarily Out of Stock Request It!
  A strong, smooth graphite blend good for all applications including sculpting. Can be flame or air-dried. Thin with water when necessary. Made by Fusion Products Why Recommended

Heat Defense Glove - Large - Black Knit - pair
KKBGL-OR
$22.00 Temporarily Out of Stock Request It!
  Black heat resistant knit gloves will protect your hands from moderate levels of heat. These comfortable gloves will fit either hand and are available in sizes small, medium and large Why Recommended
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