With a little imagination, you can easily create marvelous artwork.

Glass etching is a process that abrades or chemically eats areas of shapes or patterns into the glass which creates a rough frosted image. The frosted areas become noticeable with an elegant and unique white appearance. The design is elegant because the details that make up the image are nothing but the glass itself. I consider it to be a unique type of glass art because it can be done through multiple techniques.
If you’d like to see other examples, then check out some of my simple etched glasses or check out my new "project ideas" gallery.

Saving Time & Money

I became a huge fan of etching years ago and was astonished by the creativity and endless possibilities of what types of items you could create. My first idea was to start a business doing this line of work, so I sought after inexpensive equipment. I found a lot of sources and learned how to get into this industry at lower prices, so I turned that business idea around to create this site offering my information manual which is aimed to help others. Click on the cover below to get a glimpse of it:

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View the fun video to see an overview of what my materials are about to save money and time, while creating marvelous glass art whether you are a hobbyist or would like to start a business.

Download Free Etching Patterns

Check this out… Get my free glass etching patterns to use for simple projects or sandcarving intricate designs. Simply download and resize them to fit your glass. >> Download them here.

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Fun Etched Glasses Turned Holiday Candle Holders

Sheila Knight shared this fun holiday etching with me earlier this year after we posted Tracy’s reverse etched Christmas project here. Sheila was nice enough to feature it here. I wanted to wait until the holiday season started so I am sharing it today to give you some festive ideas. She basically reverse etched some mismatched glasses to represent a snowman. The stencils can easily be cut out from stencil

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How to Sandblast Stone Signs with Address Numbers & Graphics

I wanted to share with you a simple project I did a while back and explain the steps of how to sandblast stone signs to display an home address in a decorative way. These rocks can be big or small to add to your landscape to give it character and make your front yard unique but helpful. They are also popular. Some folks want their family name to be displayed,

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Sandcarving LED Glass Stands

Gilly Saucedo sent over some of his latest sandcarving items that I thought were cool. He used some nice looking blue LEDs that were placed in glass holder stands and frames. I also want to discuss the interesting idea he used of sandblast-carving designs into LED glass stands. I have worked with these LED stands a little bit. Sandcarving Plastic Glass Types without Burning Tip: As you can see in

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Reusable Stencil Multi-Packs

We now offer our reusable stencils in multi-packs! These are strictly offered through Amazon and come with a free CD-ROM with tutorials and patterns to use. Upper Case & Lower Case Letter Stencils with Crests: Order on Amazon here Wedding Stencils (3) Pack: Order on Amazon here Wild & Domesticated Animal Stencils: Order on Amazon here Nautical Stencil (3) Pack: Order on Amazon here Wildlife & Outdoors (4) Pack: Order

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Micro Rotary Engraver Pen: Review for Engraving Glass Use

I’ve been wanting to try out these low cost micro engraver pens for a while because they seem precise. Recently, I found the chance to test it out for engraving glass and I wanted to give my thoughts. First off, you can find these on Amazon here. Quick Rotary Engraving Experiment Print Pattern– just like the hand-scribe engraved tutorial, I found some great sketch-type patterns, printed them to the size of the glass and taped it behind the glass. Rotary Engraved– then I simply traced over the sketching. You have to press the power button to keep it on. Finished engraving– I just wanted to test it out on a quick project so it didn’t turn out great but the engraver had good control. Pros & Cons of this Micro

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