The marver is one of the most powerful tools in the hotshop, so you'd better know how to use it correctly.
Any time you marver, it should be with a definite purpose and a particular goal in mind, because if you aren’t exactly sure about exactly what you’re marvering and why, then there’s a decent chance you’re doing more harm than good.
From this course, you'll learn what’s really going on when you hit the steel and how to apply key principles in order to guarantee success. With full control over the heat and the shape, the results will absolutely be worth it when you utilize the power of the marver to its full effect.
VIDEO 1 (7 minutes)
If what you’re doing now is marvering, blowing, and hoping for the best, then you’re spinning your wheels and wasting time. This first video lays out a simple, 5-step framework for getting better fast. Apply it and immediately start deepening your understanding and seeing improvements.
VIDEO 2 (30 minutes)
This covers the mechanics of what happens when the glass hits the steel and with knowledge comes confidence. We cover a ton of topics: how cooling the glass is only half the purpose of the marver, various pitfalls that can tank your progress, and much, much more!
PRINTABLE SUMMARY (VIP INFO FOR THE HOTSHOP)
This is a dense ~40 minutes on one of the most valuable tools at your disposal and that's a lot to take in! But at GlassblowersGuide, we strive to make learning accessible, so included is a bullet-pointed summary of the most important information. Print it off and tuck it in your toolbox for easy review to keep it fresh in your mind before your next blowslot.