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Not every glassblower can say they’ve recorded their entire career so far on the block chain.

 

Actually, I don’t know of any others who have and it’s not even something I really realized I was doing at the time. All I was doing was posting my adventures on Steemit and now that I look back after over two years of posting a can see a pretty clear picture of my progress and where I had successes and triumphs!

Glassblowing is hands down one of the most difficult but rewarding things you can spend your time doing. Something my glassblowing teacher taught me when I first got on the torch was to remember that it was going to be a long time before my work ended up how I expected it in the beginning and I can say hes true on that. If there’s something thing working with hot glass has taught me, it’s persistence as well as patience. Bad days happen in glassblowing, sometimes its good to recognize when you’ve only yielded burns and broken glass.

What follows is every post I’ve ever shared on glassblowing from Steemit:

Hard Times with Hot Glass

How to Make a Spoon Pipe with Pictures and Giveaway

We Got Work!

The Home-Made Kiln

Misadventures of a Bongsmith in Training: My First Bongs

Lessons Learned from Hot Glass

How'd They Do That: Color Changing Glass

Flame On: The Basics of Glass Torches

Bubbling and Fuming: Memiors of a Tired New Glassblower

Glass: The Alchemists Art Medium Explained

Bubbling and Fuming, Part 2: Finally Done for Now

Dab Straw: Fun Simple Solution to Dabbing

Lily's Locks: Memiors on Making 100 Fumed Sherlock Pipes

Adventures into Mexican Markets: Mexican Borosilicate Glass Manufacturer

New Glasses Donation!

Back on the Torch: A Photo Story

Dot Stacking Spoon Pipe Practice Glassblowing Photo Shoot

Silver Fumed Spoon with Red and Yellow Glass Photo Shoot

Refire and Revist: Color Changing Glass

Cobalt Blue Fumed Pipe With White Stringer Details Glass Photo Shoot

Red White and Fumed Spoon Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Clear Silver Fumed Spoon Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Mexican Inspired Silver Fumed Spoon Glass Pipe

Green and White Sherlock Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Fumed Green Black and White Glass Spoon Photo Shoot

Pink Green and Blue Dab Straw Set for a Friend Glass Photo Shoot

Dab Straw Set for Modprobe Glass Photo Shoot

Teal Pendant Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Blue with Red and White Details Glass Pipe Photo Shoot

Year of Glass Every Glass Post I've Shared So Far

Blue Dab Straw with Green Dots Glass Photo Shoot

Scientific Glass Adventures: Cannabis Oil Or Plant Oil Extractor Tube

Scientific Glass Adventures: More Cannabis Oil Processing Tubes

Blue Fumed Set for Modprobe Glass Photo Shoot

Glass Adventures: Glass Shop Moves from Kitchen to View With Kiln Rebuild

Back on the Torch Cobalt Blue Glass Pipe Photo Shoot

Pink and Clear Petroglyph Inspired Glass Spoon Pipe and Pendant Set

Cobalt Blue Acapulco Petroglyph Inspired Pipe and Pendant Set Glass Photo Shoot

Back on the Torch: Glassblowing with Rebel Dog

LIly Da Vine Glassblowing John's View

Misadventures in Glassblowing: What the Fuck Went Wrong with These Bubblers

Coming Soon: Fresh Out of the Glass Oven

Black and White Glass Spoon Pipe Photo Shoot

Glass Therapy

Mint Green and White Spoon Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Weird Bongs, Broken Glass and Burns

Glass Shop Shots: Carb Cap Just Before the Kiln

Black and White Spotted Horny Monster Spoon Pipe Glass Photo Shoot

Horny Monster Spoon Pipe Glass Design Photo Shoot

Horny Monster Black White and Red Glass Spoon Pipe Photo Shoot

Hola Mint Green and White Cannabis Oil Carb Cap Photo Shoot