Illustrated with more than 300 photos, this guide covers everything you need to know to begin working with glass. Learn the materials and tools needed, types of glass, and successful techniques, focusing on the copper foil method. While emphasizing the beauty and creativity that's easy to enjoy about this craft, the book offers detailed step-by-step photo instructions for tracing, cutting, grinding, foiling, assembly, soldering, patina use, and more. The 33 projects, each rated in difficulty level, cover a wide range of styles and techniques. All of them beautifully showcase the gorgeous array of art glass available today, and they serve as useful additions to your everyday life or as exceptional gifts: a mobile, candy dish, cutlery holder, mirror frames, lamps, jewelry, and even clocks.