Watch this real-time creation of a glass flower encased in a sphere

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Just… wow!


That was pretty neat. And the suggested videos after it sent me down a delightful rabbit hole.

Minor typo, 40 minutes, not 40 years.

The technique is interesting. Of course, I’m also interested in how mistakes are fixed and how one keeps from going home at night covered with blisters. I’ve done some metal fabrication and welding in my youth, and even with protective gear, I was always burned and scraped. This guy uses sun glasses and discretion as his safety equipment.

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