Watch a master glassblower make an intricate dragon


#1

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#2

it is more fun to watch dabblers. can we have a video about a drunken glassblower with hiccups trying to make a dragon?


#3

Try this one – properly coordinated assistants do make a difference:


#4

He is a glass rock star. :clap:


#5

Do I have to be the guy that points out that isn’t a dragon?

I figured I should get the pedantry out of the way. Sure it’s technically a form of Wyvern, but no one should give a shit. I’m sure there are cultures with two legged sea dragons anyways even if dragons typically have four legs.


#6

Yes, you have to be that guy.


#7

The completed goblet looks very impressive – I wouldn’t hold it like this though:


#8

That was stressful to watch. He’s immediately starting a new piece. Remarkable composure - I probably would’ve kicked the broken pieces around, cursed a lot and got me a drink.


#9

Well, technically he doesn’t HAVE to be that guy, but he IS that guy :wink:


#10

So stressful!


#11

He’s off the hook. You are now that guy.


#12

sudden blinding flash of self-realization

crawls off into corner


#13

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