Location,Location,Location

This saying is primarily used in real estate and means that it’s all about the location of the house that gives its value, same house is worth less in a bad neighborhood and it’s valued a lot more in a good neighborhood. Same goes for a glass bender, you will do a lot better in…

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The Resurgence Of Neon

I was told by both of my Glass Bending Students that there was a big neon display at the grand central market in downtown LA and that it was incredible, they showed me pictures on their phones of the neon and it was really incredible, so i decided to go and see for my self,…

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The weather And The Glass Bender

I can remember that day like if it was yesterday, i had been practicing bending glass only about a month but my main job before i started practicing during a regular work day was pumping (Filling the units with gas either neon or argon) almost all neon glass benders started that way, you were the pumper…

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An 80 year old neon still working

My intention was to go to the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles because it has a lot of neon, but before we got there i noticed an old building that had neon also on Broadway st. it said Clifton Cafeteria so i told my wife lets go check out that cafeteria it looks interesting,…

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Who Says Neon Is Dead

Read The New York Time Article on neon signs comeback. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/10/13/style/neon-is-back.html?referer= If the Article is no longer there then http://www.neonglassbender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Tired-of-Twee-Edison-Bulbs-Bring-On-the-Neon.pdf

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Freedom

One of the questions i am asked the most when clients come to my shop and see all these weird tools is “How did you ever get into this business”

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A Tip For Glass Benders

I found out by trial and error that by doing this your neon will come out better, especially on the red units. It’s the pumping process that i have been using for more than 25 years and it solved a lot of problems i used to have with my neon. 1.- you start your pumping…

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The Future Of Employment

Once Upon A Time in a not so distant past it was customary that you could find an employment and if you were a good employee you could work there for the rest of your life and then retire and live happily ever after the rest of your days traveling the world thanks to your 401k…

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The Possibilities Of Neon

NEON is starting to be considered a nostalgic product, the consequence is that it’s starting to be used more by many businesses that want to give their place a nostalgic cool look. Before neon was something that was very common but now it’s being considered like a special very cool nostalgic light, and when people…

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Neon Supply & Demand

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Supply and demand is perhaps one of the most fundamental concepts of economics and it is the backbone of a market economy.

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