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Glass Storage

Best small glass dishes (with lids) for refrigerated storage? [more inside]
posted by dreamphone on Aug 21, 2009 - 18 answers

Looking for a documentary from the 1970s - "Glass India"

I keep hearing about a documentary from the 1970s called "Glass India" - about glass blowing in India. Does anyone know where to buy it or download it?
posted by abirae on Aug 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Art! Now with heavy machinery! (But preferably not.)

Drilling holes in glass. Little ones. How do you do that? [more inside]
posted by elfgirl on Aug 1, 2009 - 20 answers

This has been driving me mad...

What governs the pitch of a glass as you rub your finger along the rim? [more inside]
posted by vernondalhart on Jun 17, 2009 - 10 answers

Looking for crafty suggestions for a huge glass bottle

Looking for crafty suggestions for a big glass bottle [more inside]
posted by primer_dimer on Jun 16, 2009 - 10 answers

Can glass become more brittle over time?

Does glass get more brittle as time goes on, especially if not used? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Jun 3, 2009 - 11 answers

Can you identify these window parts and suggest a source for them?

Can you identify these window parts and suggest where I could purchase equivalents? May be specific to the UK. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 2, 2009 - 8 answers

How to safely clean this stinky food container?

How do I safely clean a very stinky glass dish with plastic Tupperware-style lid that sat out on the counter for days after holding smoked mackerel? [more inside]
posted by cadge on May 26, 2009 - 11 answers

Should I make a glass ceiling?

What should I do with a bunch of glass shelves that I came across? [more inside]
posted by TedW on May 24, 2009 - 10 answers

Looking for unique glass cup

My fiance's favorite water glass is cracked. I want to replace it and possibly buy a whole set. [more inside]
posted by JennyJupiter on May 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Stained Glass Supplies in Twin Cities, Minnesota

Best places to go for stained glass supplies in the St. Paul/Minneapolis area? [more inside]
posted by schnee on Apr 23, 2009 - 5 answers

Shattered Like My Heart

My iPhone 3G screen is shattered but still works. I need to get the glass replaced pronto. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by sourwookie on Apr 8, 2009 - 10 answers

All I want is a few cheap glass bottles!

I live in the Bay Area, where can I buy small (~250 ml), screwtop glass bottles? I'd prefer not buying online because shipping charges are huge and I'm not looking for a bulk order. [more inside]
posted by aspo on Mar 28, 2009 - 13 answers

Help me make tiny windows.

Help me make my own window panes for a dollhouse. [more inside]
posted by Thin Lizzy on Mar 19, 2009 - 11 answers

Glass Collectible Experts: What is this marking on this decanter?

Glass Collectible Experts: What is this marking on this decanter? [more inside]
posted by MMALR on Jan 18, 2009 - 5 answers

Wine glass with a heavy trunk instead of a slender stem?

Where can I buy a fat-stemmed wine glass? [more inside]
posted by hyperfascinated on Jan 10, 2009 - 12 answers

Why shouldn't I be able to reuse a glass jar?

GlassJarFilter: Is a "single-service" container really only able to be used once? [more inside]
posted by fructose on Jan 6, 2009 - 13 answers

Need Master Stained Glass Artisan

Looking for traditional glass painting [more inside]
posted by ok on Jan 5, 2009 - 2 answers

Glass blowing kit

Where can I buy a glass blowing kit in either Boston or Toronto? I am looking for something that would allow a beginner to get started right away. Has to be a brick-and-mortar store; this is a short-notice gift, and online orders would take too long to arrive.
posted by Krrrlson on Dec 15, 2008 - 12 answers

Glass needed for yard of beer

Where can I find a "yard of beer" glass in or around Boston on short notice? [more inside]
posted by VillageLion on Nov 20, 2008 - 8 answers

Not Rushing Madly Enough

Piano-Playing-filter: I am having trouble playing a double rhythm against a triple rhythm. [more inside]
posted by wittgenstein on Oct 20, 2008 - 12 answers

GLASS + INTELLIMOUSE = FAIL

Glass desk from Staples; Microsoft Intellimouse; Horrible mouse tracking -- how to fix? [more inside]
posted by SirStan on Sep 18, 2008 - 27 answers

Car Window Tinting Advice

I'm looking into tinting my car windows a) Should I do it myself or get a professional to do it? b) Can anyone recommend a good shop near Bristol, RI. c) Can cops tell if you tint the windows slightly more than the legal amount? [more inside]
posted by d(-_-)b on Sep 18, 2008 - 16 answers

Grinding and polishing glass pieces

Grinding and polishing glass pieces [more inside]
posted by allelopath on Aug 6, 2008 - 9 answers

Looking for Glass Milk Bottles near PDX

Where can I find some glass milk bottles? [more inside]
posted by charlesroper on Aug 5, 2008 - 21 answers

Two straws. One glass. Lots of tequila.

Do you know of anywhere in New York City where they serve margaritas in huge novelty glasses, like where multiple people drink from the same glass? [more inside]
posted by goingonit on Jul 31, 2008 - 8 answers

Minneapolis/St. Paul Auto Glass Replacement Recommendations

Recommendations on an auto glass company in Minneapolis/St. Paul? [more inside]
posted by hootch on Jul 21, 2008 - 3 answers

The windows, they do nothing?

How much UV damage am I getting sitting in a classroom for 5 hours with a big window. [more inside]
posted by andoatnp on Jun 26, 2008 - 5 answers

Optically perfect glass

Looking for "perfect" glass for artistic purposes. [more inside]
posted by allelopath on Jun 12, 2008 - 6 answers

Old church windows

Calling all Stained Glass Experts!!! Is it all right to put older stained glass pannels inside insulated glass? Older windows on church, are there better ways to protect - save energy?
posted by ok on May 24, 2008 - 3 answers

Good auto glass repair shop in L.A.?

Anyone have a recommendation for a good auto glass repair shop in L.A.? [more inside]
posted by scody on May 11, 2008 - 5 answers

Window or portable AC in a glass door?

How can I install a window air conditioner in a patio door? Are there special things I can buy to seal the top portion, or will I need to assemble something on my own? [more inside]
posted by bsdfish on Apr 12, 2008 - 10 answers

"Yo, dawg! Check out my dope glass beads, dawg!"

Can someone tell me who makes the bracelets that American Idol judge Randy Jackson occasionally wears? More specifically, the glass beaded ones? [more inside]
posted by plaidrabbit on Apr 9, 2008 - 9 answers

Searching for a heart of glass

I'm desperately trying to find a particular jewelry designer online. The medium is primarily blown glass. [more inside]
posted by killerinsideme on Mar 21, 2008 - 4 answers

Harmlessly drinking glass unintentionally

How much of my GLASS do I drink when I drink a glass of water? [more inside]
posted by Eiwalker on Feb 12, 2008 - 10 answers

Name a eries of artworks

We need a name for a series of art pieces. [more inside]
posted by allelopath on Feb 7, 2008 - 21 answers

Crystal formation is an increase in entropy?

ScienceFilter: Creationists, crystals, and thermodynamics. [more inside]
posted by XMLicious on Feb 6, 2008 - 19 answers

Any sellers of glass paperweights in the NYC area?

Where can I buy a glass paperweight in the NYC area? [more inside]
posted by May Kasahara on Jan 14, 2008 - 3 answers

What to do with all that beautiful stained glass?

I have recently acquired an old church and it has three huge 17’ x 24’ stained glass windows. These windows were installed in 1911 and are very beautiful but I am not interested in keeping them for various reasons. I am looking for suggestions as to where to start to find a gallery or collector that may be interested in buying them also I would like to find who the original artist was that designed them. Any advice and guidance is appreciated.
posted by scooters.toad on Jan 7, 2008 - 14 answers

Painted

Problem: bored artisticly inclined teenage daughter on school holidays til end of January. I handed over my tin of 72 Derwents but it wasn't enough. [more inside]
posted by goshling on Jan 5, 2008 - 8 answers

Where to buy fancy Belgian beer glasses in the US?

Where to buy fancy Belgian beer glasses in the US? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Dec 30, 2007 - 17 answers

Tips for removing glass from a heating coil?

How do I safely remove glass that has melted to my stove? [more inside]
posted by crazy finger on Dec 3, 2007 - 17 answers

Glass marble magnet supplies in Toronto

I want to make glass marble magnets. Where can I find supplies in downtown Toronto? [more inside]
posted by heatherann on Nov 26, 2007 - 8 answers

Wireless mouse on glass table?

What's the best (or any!?) wireless mouse (either RF or Bluetooth) that will work and track well on a glass tabletop?
posted by VeniceGlass on Oct 27, 2007 - 8 answers

Glass down the garbage disposal?

We broke a glass in the kitchen sink and cleaned it up as best as we could, but now the garbage disposal is jammed. Do we have to call a plumber? [more inside]
posted by onlyconnect on Oct 17, 2007 - 13 answers

Stupid car radio thieves!!

Will broken car window glass give my car a flat tire? [more inside]
posted by echo0720 on Oct 12, 2007 - 9 answers

Help With Art Glass Tiles

Craft Filter: (this question is from my sister-in-law) "Any suggestions for mounting Art Glass (Fused) Tiles? Sizes are 8 in by 11 in and 3 in by 3 in. No wires were fused in the tiles for hanging purposes. Should I bond to plexiglass as base? If so, how? What adhesive should I use? Any other suggestions?"
posted by wittgenstein on Sep 20, 2007 - 4 answers

At first I thought it might be paint...

I was in an office today where a window had been converted into a whiteboard by installing a translucent white film on the outside of the glass. Does anyone know what to ask for to get something like this? Bonus points if you can point to a supplier in Western Australia.
posted by krisjohn on Aug 21, 2007 - 9 answers

Easy as Pie Reich?

Piano Playing Filter: I play the piano at what I believe is considered the early intermediate level. I enjoy playing the Burgmuller op 100 pieces. I am familiar with Mikrokosmos. I have an easy piano complete beatles book that I LOVE. But, there is [more inside]
posted by wittgenstein on Aug 21, 2007 - 1 answer

Help me get to the garden! How can I unlock the patio doors?

In our new house, I can't work out how to get out of the double glazed sliding patio doors. They are locked, and I think I have the key (well, I have a key), but they just won't open. What am I missing? [more inside]
posted by handee on Aug 17, 2007 - 11 answers

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