I was hoping to publish new photos by now, but a grouting session gone awry (and a cold) have pushed things out another week.
In the meantime, I continue to think up new ways of doing things to save time and speed things up.
I hate wasting glass, so I've discovered that I can simulate how much glass I'd need to cut in advance by laying it out in a grid on my computer. Assuming I'm very careful and don't have any cutting accidents.
Below is an example, followed by a rendering of the entire set.