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  • Daniel Dobelmann joins two pieces of glass tubing together,   to form the outer piece of a neon sign to create an air-tight seal. Dobelmann blows air through the tube to make sure the glass doesn't collapse on itself.

    Daniel Dobelmann joins two pieces of glass tubing together, to form the outer piece of a neon sign to create an air-tight seal. Dobelmann blows air through the tube to make sure the glass doesn't collapse on itself.

  • Dobelmann stands in front of the entrance to his shop, next to a test kit of the diffrent types of neon his shop provides near Richmond Ave. in Houston, Oct. 18.

    Dobelmann stands in front of the entrance to his shop, next to a test kit of the different types of neon his shop provides near Richmond Ave. in Houston, Oct. 18.

  • Dobelmann lights up three pieces of glass tubing, one with different colored glass, another with a clear piece of glass with a color powder filled with neon, and a final tube with glass and powdered color to filled with argon to show how the different gasses affect the colors.

    Dobelmann lights up three pieces of glass tubing, one with different colored glass, another with a clear piece of glass with a color powder filled with neon, and a final tube with glass and powdered color to filled with argon to show how the different gasses affect the colors.

  • Dobelmann dips the back of the glass into paint, below, to project most of the light out the front of the sign.

    Dobelmann dips the back of the glass into paint, below, to project most of the light out the front of the sign.

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