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Josh Simpson & Maestro Elio Quarisa - June 28 2006 (second web page)

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The making of Reticello Buttons

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Video: Cane Roll-up from pastorale Plate

Video: Re-heating the cane roll-up in the gloryhole

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Video: brushing kiln wash off the cane roll-up

Video: re-heating the now cleaned roll-up then marver

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Video: Using jacks to even out the cane

Video: Marvering the cane roll-up

Video: Using the jacks to crease the roll-up

Video: 360 degree swing to lengthen the piece

Video: working on the crease again

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Video: working on both creases with jacks

Video: Using diamond shears at the jack line

Video: Transferring the bottom half of the piece

Video: The piece in the lobed mold

Video: Marvering

Video: Creating a knob

Video: Continue working on the knob

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Video: Working on the jack line

Video: Marvering and a puff of air

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Video: Knocking off the knob (now all lines converge to a point)

Video: Working on the piece at the bench with the jacks (starting to open up)

Video: Now the piece is really opened up with the jacks

Video: good view of the inside of the cup

Video: there was a tiny air gap that needed to be sealed with a gather of hot glass

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Video: working on the tip with the diamond shears

Video: Lengthening and cut off the knob at the end

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Video: Torching the mold and then join the two cups together

Video: Setting the two cups together

Video: Marvering the two cups together

Video: Marvering, especially towards the jack line (top of two cups)

Video: Breaking off the knob at the bottom (bring all reticello lines to a point)

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Video: Jack line and break off very point of piece

Video: Tighten Jack Line

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Video: work on jack line at bench

Video: Flatten first reticello button with Jacks and Wood Paddle

Video: First button being transferred from blowpipe to wood paddle

Video: Starting the second button at the bench

Video: Transferring to a punty

Video: Using diamond shears to bring reticello lines back to a point

Video: Reheating in the gloryhole

Video: Heating with a pin-point torch

Video: Transferring another one to a punty

Video: Opening small bubble up into a flat button

Video: Transferring reticello button from punty to wood paddle

Video: Reticello buttons into the annealler

Video: Tweezing then using diamond shears

Video: Using jacks to make a jack line

Video: Transferring to a punty

Video: Close-up of transfer of reticello from blowpipe to punty

Video: Transfer using diamond shears

Video: Opening up the reticello cup

Video: Putting a reticello button into the annealler

Video: Flattening the reticello button on the wood paddle then into the annealler

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Video: Transferring another button

Video: At the Gloryhole

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Video: Using jacks and wood paddle to form a reticello button

Video: Transferring reticello button from punty to wood paddle

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Create a Vase with Reticello buttons as windows into an opaque black piece

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Video: Putting the finished vase into the annealler

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