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Sandblasting Video: Ceramic Mug

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I think it's a little hard to envision what sandblasting is like unless you really see it in person. Here's a quick video of Heather blasting a ceramic mug, to give you an idea how long it takes, and what it looks like.

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Meet us at our Open Studio Holiday Sale!

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Shop in Person Meet us at our open studio on Saturday, November 15th, 12-7pm! We're in the Parkrose neighborhood of Portland, and we'd love for you to visit for free beer, wine, snacks, and super discounts! Join our Facebook event, and invite your friends! We'll have some local friends there too! Pinkleton's Curious Caramel Corn (the BEST caramel corn in the world!) will be available to sample and purchase. My favorite flavor is Orange Cardamom Scotch, and Sean's is Spicy Mexican Cocoa. Enter our raffle for a Plum Deluxe sampler set of gourmet teas. Order their Pumpkin Spice Tea now,...

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Happy National Manufacturing Day!

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All our glasses and mugs are sandblasted in-house in Portland, OR. Check out our sandblasting process here, or view our Facebook gallery or production photos. Manufacturing may not be glamorous, but we love what we do and we're proud of the quality gifts we create!

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Is Sandblasting the Best Method for Decorating Glass and Ceramics?

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Is Sandblasting the Best Method for Decorating Glass and Ceramics?

Have you been wondering how to etch on glass or ceramics to make unique gifts from your home? Maybe you've been pondering which personalized gifts to buy for a wedding or holiday that will look nice and also stand up to everyday use. I’ve been etching glass since 2005, and I’ve tried a lot of methods. Let me give you the run-down on your options so you can make the best decision for your situation.

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