When you begin making your own frit, you’ll notice that there is a largish quantity of steel filings in the end product. Particularly as you filter down, the filings will end up in same container as the smallest particles, usually powder.
I find it fairly annoying to pull the filings off of the magnet, and they tend to get everywhere. This quick trick contains the filings, keeps your hands clean and work surface uncontaminated.
You will need the glass powder or frit, a rare earth magnet, a spoon and a ziploc bag. It doesn’t matter too much what size of bag, a long as it’s fairly sturdy. Continue reading Removing Steel Filings from Frit