glassblowing

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glassblowing

[′glas‚blō·iŋ]
(engineering)
Shaping a mass of viscid glass by inflating it with air introduced through a tube.
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Now, the molten glass will be attached to a stainless steel or iron rod called a punty for shaping and transferring the hollow piece from the blowpipe to provide an opening and to finalise the top.
These include the gatherers, who bring glass out of the melting pots with long punty rods to the pressers, who use shears to cut the gob and allow the molten glass to drop into the cast iron molds," Measell continues.
A punty rod can extend outside the firing chamber through a secondary 2 1/2"-high door.
When the bottle was finished, the punty was snapped off, leaving a sharp scar.
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