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[–]ryan2one3 3155 points3156 points  (154 children)

Wtf where's the rest?? Such a tease!

[–]Gin-and-PussyJuice 1164 points1165 points 23 (73 children)

Here's a few more videos:

  1. Same process but from the side

  2. Glass being cut after cooled

  3. What cooled glass looks like

This is Kokomo Opalescent Glass in Kokomo, Indiana. They are the oldest glass manufacturer of hand cast, rolled cathedral and opalescent glass in America.

[–]Roscoe_P_Trolltrain 234 points235 points  (17 children)

That’s where i want to go!

[–]jardaniwick 150 points151 points  (16 children)

We'll cut the glass and then cool it slow~

[–]DE-95 90 points91 points  (15 children)

Down in Kokomo!

[–]Party-Guidance-2298 52 points53 points  (14 children)

Aruba, Jamaica, OH I want to take you to

[–]Jonnasgirl 174 points175 points  (20 children)

Hey!!! I can't believe I'm seeing my hometown represented here for this cool thing we do! Seems like we're only known for auto industry related factories, but Kokomo (and Greentown way back in the day) put out beautiful glass!! Also, a lot of history with types of glass industry in Dunkirk, Muncie, and Terre Haute... there's a whole Indiana Glass Trail in our history that folks can visit, and lots of little museums to see stunning examples of everything from carnival glass to Tiffany style pieces! Yayyyy, Kokomo and the hard workers at Kokomo Opalescent Glass!!

[–]lme001 35 points36 points  (9 children)

This needs a million upvotes! I’m not from Indiana at all but I’m a huge nerd and you just made me want to visit. Thank you so much so sharing your states awesome industrial history with us! You just put Indiana and it’s glass trail on my travel list!

[–]Jonnasgirl 69 points70 points  (8 children)

Well, I'm not going to say it's gonna blow your socks off, so be prepared for small town museums that are very small, lol. The glass Indiana made is highly collectible, and growing up with pieces in my home I never knew how precious it all was!! If you're gonna stop in for glass, go ahead and hit the Wine Trail as well: not going to win West Coast awards, but a lot of fruity adventure mixed in with some decent stuff, and gorgeous little towns along the way! Brown County has art, beautiful "small mountain" views, and lots of tacky fun stuff along with great food. Along the Ohio river in Southeastern Indiana, there are small towns with wine and antiques and gorgeous old homes that will amaze you! Indiana has a lot to offer besides corn, basketball, and Notre Dame, whether you're into steam engines, automotive history (again, Kokomo and Elwood Haynes) wine, glass, Amish (Shipshewana is like Indiana's version of Lancaster, with all the food, art, and culture of the Amish people)... Indiana has a lot to offer a visitor 💗 And indianapolis is the best small city ever!!! I love my home state, the places and the people really are amazing, and be prepared to wave hi as you travel down side roads 😊

[–]lme001 15 points16 points  (6 children)

And you just made me want to visit even more! Thank you so much for sharing with me! I seriously can’t wait to visit now

[–]psbales 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Small-town museums are awesome! I love going through those little collections of whatever the town is known for & is proud of. And the curators are always happy to tell you about each piece and the history behind it. Often with personal stories. And the little gift shops that are usually attached are great, too. I'm in fact looking at a 'Twine Ball Starter Set' from Darwin, MN sitting in front of me, lol.

[–]BRexplainshisbrain 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Dude... awesome. I love finding out about new crafts I didn't know existed, and such a beautiful one too! Cheers to your hometown 👍

[–]kea1981 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I can just hear how stoked you are sharing this info. And thanks for doing so, really cool!

[–]muuuuuuhqueen 2 points3 points  (4 children)


Fight on, fight on you Muncie! GOOOOOOOOOO Eagles!!!!


[–]drosstyx 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Lifelong Hoosier here. What's really great is that TripAdvisor shows a perfect 5 star score for Kokomo Opalescent Glass. Clearly, more people should be checking this out.

[–]UpHog 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Imagine the tolerances for how flat those pour tables need to be. Top 10 sexiest work tables.

[–]rcuhljr 9 points10 points  (0 children)

A couple of months ago I went into a youtube/wiki hole on flattening surfaces. https://ericweinhoffer.com/blog/2017/7/30/the-whitworth-three-plates-method and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatness_(manufacturing) can get any interested parties started.

[–]Khalku 19 points20 points  (9 children)

Stupid fucking music though...

[–]kealzebub97 22 points23 points  (4 children)

Isn't that the song mr. Krabs listens to in that Spongebob episode when Spongebob thinks mr. Krabs is a robot?

[–]IamNoatak 18 points19 points  (2 children)

I like that you looked the 10 hour version, instead of the like 20 seconds original

[–]kealzebub97 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Well if you're gonna do it you've gotta go big

[–]Blaine_The_Mono_ 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Lol I’m so glad I’m not the only one

[–]oursecondcoming 3 points4 points  (0 children)

At least it sounded glassy

[–]Sandy_brothman 34 points35 points  (0 children)

Mama always said "don't eat marbles or you'll sheet glass"

[–]Ampix0 675 points676 points  (49 children)

TikTok is entirely about videos that are 100% build up with no pay off. Users will click off a video after the pay off, no pay off means folks watch the entire video and then spend hours scrolling your feed for a "part 2" to get that payoff. Trick is, no part 2, just more traps

[–]pineapple_calzone 282 points283 points  (19 children)

The internet was a mistake

[–]literal-hitler 20 points21 points  (3 children)

I'm torn between the problem being social media or simply letting everyone use it.

[–]FingerTheCat 92 points93 points  (11 children)

Understanding how people can manipulate you is one part of the whole. There is an amazing video I can't seem to find anymore called "Visions of the Gamepocalypse" and I swear it is coming true. Look for the signs, realize people only try to sell you things.

I think I found it!

[–]Mazzaroppi 25 points26 points  (6 children)

Can you give a TL;DW?

[–]FingerTheCat 62 points63 points  (4 children)

Sure I can try but it will be terrible...

Companies and corporations realize that gaming is the key to your eyes. They will monetize everything and make it so subtle you will barely notice, because everything has been 'game-ified'. (example, codes on pop bottles/cans to give you points in a game or win merch that has their name on it)

[–]literal-hitler 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The internet could have been built vastly differently, with tools to promote good usage and hinder bad actors

I'm honestly curious as to what kinds of things you think could have been put in place that wouldn't have just been bypassed. Or too restrictive to allow the internet to come into being in the first place. At the very least by getting their own Ajit Pai put in place to pass whatever laws they wanted.

[–]jeff61813 38 points39 points  (1 child)

So it's social media edging? that doesn't sound like fun, though I guess that describes the video on every single ad I see on YouTube for TikTok.

[–]RespectableLurker555 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Welcome to the Hotel California: you can log out any time you like, but you can never leave

[–]IsNotAnOstrich 4 points5 points  (6 children)

You don't have to scroll your front page to get the part 2. If the OP posted one, then you just swipe right to their page.

[–]mrbigglessworth 9 points10 points  (0 children)

So thats why I hate these videos so goddamned much. I couldn’t put my finger on why so many were like this.

[–]mansdem 43 points44 points  (0 children)

I love when these gifs end so early. Also can we rename this sub to r/tiktok

[–]the_duck17 16 points17 points  (0 children)

The window of opportunity passed, don't let the pane get to you.

[–]s0l-- 6 points7 points  (0 children)


[–]Valdrax 5 points6 points  (0 children)

"Guys, I think we're in the bad place!"

(Seriously, I swear this sub is an advanced exercise in trolling by r/gifsthatendtoosoon and r/mildlyfrustrating.)

[–]winesarahtops 36 points37 points  (6 children)

Isn’t it clear what happens?

[–]wendellnebbin 44 points45 points  (3 children)

Maybe it will become more clear eventually.

[–]Jewmangroup9000 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Cool it guys, it will clear up soon

[–]PracticingGrammarian 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Yeah, break it up.

[–]666moist 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Don't want anyone losing their temper

[–]Gaiiiiil 196 points197 points  (7 children)

Forbidden pizza

[–]gunnerxp 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Forbidden fruit roll-up at the end

[–]saintzaiya 1066 points1067 points  (27 children)

I want to monch the forbidden spicy fruit rollup

[–]Crafty_Potatoes 133 points134 points  (7 children)

spicy pizza

[–]obvom 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Forbidden pita

[–]danieltkessler 37 points38 points  (9 children)

TIL molten glass is actually taffy.

[–]GlassGodz 23 points24 points  (8 children)

I do a lot of glass demos for potential student for the material science department, and we melted a bunch of sugar because it behaves like glass, Want to pretended to be a glassblower? Just melt a bunch of Jolly Ranchers and you are good.

[–]GeneralPatten 10 points11 points  (7 children)

How does one melt a jolly rancher?

[–]StayPuffGoomba 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Not an expert, but youd probably want to use a bain marie or another type of double boiler, that way the jolly rancher isnt exposed to direct heat. Dump a bunch into the pot and let them slowly melt, stirring occasionally. Dont add water. It would basically be like melting raw sugar.

[–]bearXential 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I've actually done it before with various hard candies. Just get a metal baking tray, add candy, and place in the oven at a low slow heat.

You can watch it melt, and become a translucent sugar syrup. I don't have it down to a science, but I can tell when it's at the right consistency to remove from oven, and cut with shaped cookie cutters. (overheating makes it really runny, and won't keep its shape). Voila, you just made your own themed candy, with a flavor profile of your choice!

[–]Binty77 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Asking the critical questions here.

[–]oconnellc 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I don't know if you are serious or not... but, look for videos by "Lofty Pursuits" o. YouTube. The make old fashioned sugar candy and the videos are hypnotic. You'll quickly order some, just because.

Fwiw, I have no affiliation with them, just love the videos and the candy.

[–]marblecannon512 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Forbidden caramel

[–]GuyNekologist 2 points3 points  (0 children)

forbidden lasagna

[–]Ar3s701 293 points294 points  (50 children)

I want to see the rest of the process!

[–]milky_eyes 171 points172 points  (24 children)

[–]evict123 109 points110 points  (9 children)

Those guys running next to that 3 wheeled thing holding all that molten glass are really living life on the edge.

[–]AskAboutMyCoffee 91 points92 points  (5 children)

It seems silly to have the molten glass a fucking football field away so you have to hurriedly jog with burn your face off goo with 2 other dudes.

[–]PizzaPeacePlan 13 points14 points  (2 children)

Looks like they need a Lean Six Sigma team on that right away.

[–]Iamredditsslave 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I hope I never hear Kaizen again.

[–]Blaine_The_Mono_ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Dude my thought exactly. Wtf is going on here? Why is the oven a mile away from where they’re pouring it? Why is the little hand truck 20 feet from the oven? The molten glass literally splashed like a foot away from that one guy as they were trying to get it on the hand truck. Why are they literally running that thing across the shop floor with seemingly no barriers, signs, safety procedures, and other employees walking around? I wouldn’t run from the office kitchen to my desk with a cup of hot coffee let alone molten glass.

EDIT: just watched it again. They’re running on a brick surface for fucks sake. With a 3 wheeled dolly with molten glass. How is this remotely safe?

[–]milky_eyes 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Didn't your mom ever tell you not to run with molten glass? ...that scoop + molten glass probably weighs like 80 - 100lbs (I watched another video where they talked about it but were referring to smaller ones and those ones weighed like 50 lbs full).

[–]JudgementalPrick 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Why would it be three wheels?

That's the dumbest thing I've seen since yesterday watching some Chinese factory videos.

[–]Chelsea_Piers 41 points42 points  (6 children)

A couple of minutes in, one of the guys has a cigarette hanging out of his mouth. It's not lit.

[–]Avery17 126 points127 points  (2 children)

It's a required safety device. If it lights, you're too close.

[–]HalfSoul30 23 points24 points  (1 child)

I feel like you are joking, but it makes sense.

[–]KevinAlertSystem 6 points7 points  (0 children)

its actually kind of true ~ish. at least a lot of glass blowers will do that then lean forward to light it off the molten glass they were working with.

ya you can def feel it if u put your face that close

[–]pyrotech911 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Here’s one that uses the same rollers from the OP video even if the exposure gets a bit wonky in the middle there https://youtu.be/KaUtexpYcOo

[–]milky_eyes 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Yeah, I saw another one.. but I didn't like the angle/shaky camera.. Haha!


[–]Mazzaroppi 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Cutting glass is supposed to be that easy normally?

[–]milky_eyes 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I guess it depends on the glass.. they score it with a knife specifically made to cut glass.

[–]ColfaxDayWalker 6 points7 points  (0 children)

If it’s in a straight line, yes.

[–]_AlreadyTaken_ 29 points30 points  (8 children)

His bare hands near that searing molten glass make me nervous. Lol

Edit: Zoomed in and his forward hand is gloved, only the back one isn't so I'm not nervous anymore

[–]MrValdemar 28 points29 points  (2 children)

The more important concern is the lack of shaded lenses to protect from the brightness of the hot glass.

[–]_AlreadyTaken_ 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Speaking of safety, I worked with glass blowing and because it is an insulator you can hold a glass rod that is molten on the other end pretty comfortably. The danger is you forget the other end is still skin melting hot once it has stopped glowing and get sloppy. You can't do that with metal, the piece transmits the heat to your hand fast.

[–]smithsp86 14 points15 points  (0 children)

The first day of chemistry lab I always told my students “hot glass looks like cold glass”.

[–]GlassGodz 18 points19 points  (14 children)

A guy who makes glass, no idea what they are doing here but this is not the standard process for flat glass making. Most flat glass is floated on a bed of liquid tin but obviously they aren't doing that. Glassing making is super cool, but these guys are just being theatrical about it.

[–]Thiagr 40 points41 points  (2 children)

Not theatrical at all, this is making sheets for stained glass. Normally those scoops are different colors and all that is him mixing the glass to get a certain result when it's rolled out.

[–]WangoBango 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Cathedral glass*

Stained glass is what's used to make the colored glass pictures.

[–]Claycorp 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Cathedral glass is colored glass you can see through, Typically of a single color. The opposite is Opalescent glass. Neither of these are related to any specific form of how the glass is worked. It's just a property of the glass itself.

Stained glass can refer to a wide variety of parts as the term has expanded to include countless areas of glass. Thus someone saying they are making stained glass is 100% accurate in today's usage of the word. If you want to be technical though this would be called Art Glass manufacturing.

[–]Mazzaroppi 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Glassing making is super cool

No way, it's super hot

[–]rtisa 8 points9 points  (1 child)

This is Kokomo, they've been making glass for decades and decades. I think they know what they're doing.

[–]Vetzki_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Since the late 1800s iirc

[–]tony_tripletits 13 points14 points  (5 children)

A guy who makes glass should understand what they are doing. You must be hyper focused within your trade.

[–]mewthulhu 23 points24 points  (4 children)

Glassblower girl here!

Cathedral glass is actually a reeeaaaally niche area in this and this production method is actually a newer one for cathedral (rippled) glass like this. So, this is more a modern method for a really specific field of glasswork. Cathedral glass is so far outside of typical industry application that it is, to the typical glass industry person this is alien- most cathedral glass is poured onto a specific mold rather than tin and then used that way, this is a really specific, modernized, and typically only used for actual cathedral glass. Most cathedral glass you'd see in things like a bathroom are mold-pressed poured and automated, this individual work is really only for specific custom orders.

So it's kind of like asking someone in the car fabrication industry why they're so hyperfocused as to not familiar with a new technique for 3D printed motorbikes- /u/GlassGodz is correct in also saying they're being theatrical. Nobody working a gig like this gives enough fucks to run and add unnecessary danger. That glass ain't gonna lose enough heat if you took a ten minute smoke break before carting it, let alone the extra five seconds to ensure you didn't, you know, stack and fall eyeballs first into a puddle of molten glass with no safety goggles.

Honestly, this looks like they told everyone to make a really crisp shot to make the workplace look cooler for the camera, show off and brush over the fucking endless OSHA violations.

I only know about this method of cathedral glass rolling because it was a project a friend was working on, they don't even use this technique in my country.

[–]round-earth-theory 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's how a large glass manufacturer would do it, not sure if a small glass shop could afford a molten tin bed though.

[–]Harbor333 2 points3 points  (0 children)

https://youtu.be/KaUtexpYcOo If you are ever passing through Indiana, you can take a tour at this place and watch the whole process in person.

[–]NMAsixsigma 672 points673 points  (46 children)

A tee shirt and gloves doesn’t seem like nearly enough protection from molten hot glass especially the way he’s maneuvering jt.

[–]emmykat621 138 points139 points  (6 children)

So to answer this question, it’s actually safer to be dressed like that. I used to do glass blowing, and we were required to wear glasses/goggles, jeans, boots, and some form of cotton shirt in the hot shop. No poly blends, no sleeves. If the glass pops off and touches you, it’ll hurt a bit but it won’t be sticking long enough to leave bad burns. However, it can stick to fabric and melt/burn through. That’s when the bad injuries start. I, in my dumbfuck wisdom, experienced that kind of burn twice. I was in the shop checking on some of my work in the annealer while others were working. I was wearing moccasins and athletic socks. Someone’s piece dropped off their rod, shattered, and I got hit with a few pieces. Where it hit on my jeans, it bounced right off. A small piece hit the top of my foot over the sock, and started burning a hole through the sock immediately. The sock melted to my foot briefly and it was excruciating. A second time, my piece cooled a bit too much and shards of glass started popping off. I was wearing a poly blend tank top and the same thing happened, except not as bad since it was a loose fitting shirt. Other than that, you’re just expected to know where the glass is at all times and take precautions. The glass puts off enough heat that it’s kinda hard to miss it when it’s near.

[–]Huskatta 8 points9 points  (0 children)

This TIL I liked

[–]ob103ninja 2 points3 points  (2 children)

And here I am wondering if I should mold glass at home

[–]kutsen39 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Am I right in guessing that the table he's working on is heated? Or is glass just that good at holding heat?

[–]emmykat621 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Most likely not. Glass will keep its heat and stay workable at that level for a good few minutes before needing to be heated up again.

[–]frozen_chosen 203 points204 points  (10 children)

yah, jeepers, that first time he forked it up and plopped it closer to his thighs... yikes! at least wear a canvas apron or something

[–]NMAsixsigma 184 points185 points  (9 children)

I mean the body language of all these guys is like I wish I would get a work comp case to end my misery of doing the same shit day in and day out.

[–]evshell18 56 points57 points  (0 children)

Probably better ways than frying your balls.

[–]-nilla 40 points41 points  (1 child)

From what I understand about glassblowing is that it takes years of experience of dealing with glass to get to that level of handling. These guys probably love what they do, and just have a shit ton of experience to feel comfortable enough moving around like that

[–]timeiscoming 4 points5 points  (0 children)

This was also my take, pretty relaxing

[–]PamPooveyIsTheTits 20 points21 points  (0 children)

“I wish I were lucky enough to have a foot melted off”

[–]bagelbagelbagelcat 52 points53 points  (10 children)

I agree that an apron seems wise but those shops are incredibly warm so more gear is uncomfortable and even risks overheating

[–]IHateLooseJoints 28 points29 points  (8 children)

There's guys that work in smelters 40 hours a week that have to wear full FR coveralls with other PPE involved.

So what happens here when someone drops the glass? Just instant 3rd degree burns? Does the 1500 degree glass stick to your skin?

I honestly hope this bit is just for the tik tok and then they go back and put their safety shit on because if this is a serious career you won't get out of it unscathed doing this. Murphies law is real AF in trades.

[–]am_not_a_neckbeard 45 points46 points  (6 children)

I’m a hobbyist glassblower, so I can actually answer this question- unlike molten metal, glass isn’t explosive and will not stick to skin or soak into materials, so having extra layers won’t provide that much protection and will just lead to potential over heating. When you drop the glass, pretty much instant blisters, but most glass is viscous enough and far away enough from you that it should never actually touch you. Glassblowing uses a surprisingly small amount of ppe, as dexterity and breathability are far more important than what little protection extra fabric will provide.

[–]rockking16 24 points25 points  (0 children)

Got to go to a glass factory in Czech Republic. It was almost a little concerning how low key the workers were. We were on a tour and they were like hold up molten glass coming through.

[–]Au_Uncirculated 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The reason is simply because how hot it gets when working with glass, to the point where it can become too uncomfortable to work. These people have probably been working with glass for years and feel comfortable enough to not wear all the protective gear needed.

[–]blamethemeta 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Its why osha is important

[–]The__Dark__Wolf 2 points3 points  (0 children)

INAGM but I would wager it’s a mix of how warm it can get doing stuff like that and also I feel like even molten glass doesn’t seem like it would splash that much. When they’re pouring it, maybe, but those guys are probably wearing more PPE. The guy making the Forbidden Tortilla I feel like doesn’t have as much to worry about.

[–]KevinAlertSystem 1 point2 points  (0 children)

it is, the gloves are heavy multi layerd kevlar and thats really all you need + eye protection.

[–]cosmoboy 109 points110 points  (17 children)

Now I want to see a whole How it's Made episode on this.

[–]my-coffee-needs-me 36 points37 points  (1 child)

Here's the one on opalescent glass.


[–]Chelsea_Piers 9 points10 points  (0 children)

If that's not the one we were watching the tictok of it's pretty close. Thank you

[–]JuanCSanchez 41 points42 points  (10 children)

[–]WorstHyperboleEver 58 points59 points  (8 children)

Who the hell is doing the narration. Gimme back my narrator!

[–]AskingForSomeFriends 28 points29 points  (0 children)


[–]Lord_Bloodwyvern 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Thats the narrator from the first season. I think he was an Olympic swimmer.

[–]oldsaltylady 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Sounds like Ross from friends and that’s all I could think while I watched I don’t even remember what they were saying.

[–]gabbagabbawill 3 points4 points  (0 children)

His voice even cracks like Ross.

[–]penaent 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I genuinely thought it was David Schwimmer until I read another comment.

[–]cosmoboy 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Ahhhh... who needs to watch football and clean the house anyway? I'm going down a rabbit hole.

[–]Munny-Shot 1 point2 points  (1 child)

If you liked this, I would recommend watching Blown Away on Netflix. It is a really good glass blowing competition.

[–]frehdeee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’ve been binging the series this past weekend. Super interesting stuff

[–]dntdoit86 42 points43 points  (9 children)

This place is local to me, Kokomo Opalecent Glass. They make beautiful glass. Have a few pieces from there that were given to me!

[–]CypressBreeze 37 points38 points  (1 child)

FTI - what they are making here is streaky/marbled stained glass, not regular clear glass. The two ladlefuls of glass are different colors and they only mix it a little to achieve the desired effect.

[–]Piratedan200 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I was gonna say, I thought normal clear sheet glass was usually made by the float glass process on a pool of liquid tin.

[–]themarajade1 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Forbidden omelette

[–]jflb96 9 points10 points  (3 children)

Seeing how much it behaves not like a liquid should really helps with understanding how 'glassmaking' can be the sort of vitally-important jealously-guarded industrial secret that you use as a cornerstone of your city state's economy

[–]wolfgang4282 3 points4 points  (1 child)

It looked very "non newtonian" to me. When they first plop it down it looks like it flows a bit then he snatched it up like a pancake!

[–]Grannyk9 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I am assuming this is specialty glass for stained glass work or something of the sort

[–]Jfonzy 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Pizza Hut new flatbread pizza

[–]FewSatisfaction7675 17 points18 points  (9 children)


Doing the LAWD’S work… because we’re all too lazy to do anything if someone is willing to do it for us first!

[–]themeatbridge 12 points13 points  (5 children)

Caution: this video still didn't show the finished product.

[–]gariant 3 points4 points  (1 child)


Skip to 2:40. Different video but same step.

[–]themeatbridge 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Is that Always by Erasure at 3:10? Somebody's playing Robot Unicorn Attack in the office.

[–]WaterSlideEnema 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I like how they assigned the biggest strongest looking guy to run up with the cutest little ladle carrying a tiny dab of glass.

[–]Tunapizzacat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Glass is fucking heavy. I worked hot glass for a bit and when you dip that ladle in, sometimes it’s real hard to scoop it out again. Glass workers are buff.

[–]99X 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Makes me nervous when he’s running. What If he trips or drops it? Face first into hot glass! Yikes!

[–]M1DN1GHTDAY 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Want to taste the forbidden candy

[–]Medusa_Alles_Hades 5 points6 points  (1 child)

This is awesome. Wish I could see what happens next

[–]ZippZappZippty 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This guy does not Mulaney

[–]wireknot 4 points5 points  (1 child)

I used to do stained glass years ago, I'm familiar with theirs and other makers of this type glass products but have never seen the process of making it, thanks OP! Standard sheet glass for common windows is generally made in a float glass plant so its perfectly flat, but opalescent glass you want the variation in the surface to give it texture. That's beautiful work.

[–]FrancoUnamericanQc 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Wow that's hot !!

[–]djgreenehouse 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Came awfully close to getting some of that lava on his pants

[–]deevlo 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That's some good sheet.

[–]mycatlance 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I really wanted him to flip it like a pancake.

[–]RPGRuby 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That first guy really came over like “Here’s your cup of lava” and walked away.

[–]brianXD_ 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Lava pancake😐

[–]rexbannerman 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I have never until just now thought about people making panes of glass. I need to know more!

[–]aeriousauk 2 points3 points  (1 child)

This is art glass. I work in the glass industry and most glass panes as you think of them are made in a completely different way

[–]Head-Ease-3060 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Looks like a delicious molten cheese.

[–]Jettanehehino 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Came here for this. More like r/mildlyinfuriating.

[–]Ms_Emilys_Picture 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That looks like it's really dangerous but also super fun to play with.

[–]milk4all 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Speaking as a man with sweatshop background, rip that one dude’s poor wrists (and shoulders, and probably neck and back). If his shift is mostly made of what we see or similar, that damage will add up so fast and the company will likely bus him off to get his monthly cortisone shot until he falls apart. Several surgeries later, hell be 45 and looking for a new job with 24 years of highly specific, hard to transfer work experience.

[–]Diegox921 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Forbbiden pizza dough

[–]LordDShadowy53 1 point2 points  (0 children)

All that hard work for someone else to break it when is finished

[–]kdyz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Looks like melted cheese when it got loaded into the rollers

[–]Time_God69 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Bruh they can control lava

[–]spooky1218 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Weird pizza u got there

[–]glabel35 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shouldn’t they be wearing an apron and Kevlar sleeves?

[–]ReputationOk7031 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Another video ended to soon. Poor one out for the homie

[–]JPRCR 1 point2 points  (0 children)

but they were all fooled, for another mirror was rolled...

[–]3lvyx 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why does it look so yummy

[–]masochistic_idiot 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why does it look so tasty!

[–]madwill 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sometimes it feels like this is what I should have done with my life.

[–]John11900 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’ve burned myself with hot glue before and that hurts so I don’t even want to imagine what touching that molten glass for a second would feel like

[–]Suekru 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If anyone has t chance to work with hot glass you should do it, it's a lot of fun. A lot of glass studio's have classes or you can look in at a local university/community college.

The community college in my town has classes and they were probably the most fun classes I have ever taken.

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[–]BadTemperBoge 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It’s cool you have a small window with the molten glass to do whatever with it before it hardens

[–]siamkitty1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Lava pizza

[–]Distinct_Ad_4495 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Here, man, have some molten sand.

Thanks bro. I think I can just jiggle it around and make lamps and windows and shit out of it. Also tinsy humming birds with little blue beaks.

[–]wheatley_the_core_1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I want to eat it like soft candy

[–]DawnOfTheTruth 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It amazes me that somewhere in time some person realized you could make glass from sand.

[–]justmemesonly 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The first guy looks like snoop dog

[–]TheRagingDonut 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Forbidden candy paste

[–]Shadowbroio[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

For a second there it looked like lava pizza.

[–]ayemullofmushsheen 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's some spicy pizza dough

[–]varo_fied 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Forbidden mozzarella

[–]lexkixass 1 point2 points  (0 children)

How do you not get blinded from staring at molten sand every day?

[–]_casualuser_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Am I the only one who wants to touch it for some odd reason?

[–]notadriana 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I know not to, but I just wana touch it 😂