"Glassblowing is an art, a craft, an avocation... Carberry has been teaching and writing for 30 years on the subject of his lifetime hoppy. The book is an excellent compendium of instructions on both the art and craft of glassblowing using borosilicate glass. ...a book like this is valuable in starting one's studies or organizing a glassblowing course. ...Carberry's book is recommended to those beginning in this area or to those contemplating teaching this topic. Since most skilled professional are near retirement, talented younger persons might find glasswork an interesting career option. Summing Up: Esential. General readers; upper-division undergraduates through professionals; two-year technical program students.
November 2003, Vol 41, No 03