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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-15, 1:49pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Katia
In 104 range you can play with CIM Saphire on top...

In 104 range you can play with CIM Saphire on top of CIM Cranberry.

This bead is not perfect at all, but I like how sapphire plays with cranberry and shifts the color to the purple side.

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-20, 12:22pm
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Katia
Lilion, this device is from Philips company and...

Lilion, this device is from Philips company and in general, it is good, very lightweight and mobile. Just search google for the spares - filters, etc, if these are available and not too expensive....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-11, 11:13am
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Katia
Tasha, you can try CIM opal colors like Crocus,...

Tasha, you can try CIM opal colors like Crocus, Jelly Bean, Chalcedony, Plum, etc. You can find a lot of feedback from the testers for each color at CIM site. CIM opals are more forgiving and do not...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-01, 12:26pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By Katia
Great job, Moira. =P~ The drops are very elegant...

Great job, Moira. =P~ The drops are very elegant and flakes show up just like stars :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-30, 1:19pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Katia
Hmm... Mine produces some sound from exhaust,...

Hmm... Mine produces some sound from exhaust, don't know how to describe... Like "sigh" may be. But this is definitely not from friction of its components and it seems it is normal.

But if your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-30, 12:02pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Katia
May be you try to use your phone to record the...

May be you try to use your phone to record the sound, contact the service company and send them the recording? Will the dictophone catch it if you provide silent environment with only sounds your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-29, 1:11pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Katia
I found the manual for your model but it is in...

I found the manual for your model but it is in Russian. And it says that the oxycon may give a signal of "low oxy" if you set it on less than 3 lpm but the machine will work. May be alarm can switch...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-29, 12:10pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Katia
Check if it is not too hot (and not too cold) and...

Check if it is not too hot (and not too cold) and you have good incoming flow of fresh air. And that there are something like 12 inches or so from any wall. For an almost new one there are two main...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-29, 11:55am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By Katia
Dichroic coatings (on glass) are based on metal...

Dichroic coatings (on glass) are based on metal oxides too. As well as dichroic extract (basically the powdered coating without any glass in it). And both can be used for fusing. Mica is a mineral...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-28, 11:07pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By Katia
Eileen, I never used this particular product but...

Eileen, I never used this particular product but have some dichro flakes from BE (coe 90) - in fact small size dichro frit made with thin glass and it works just fine for fusing. Fusing temperatures...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-26, 1:18am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,064
Posted By Katia
Never mind :) I think, you can use both, there is...

Never mind :) I think, you can use both, there is not a big difference. Since coe 90 is pretty stiff, for layered pieces thin is more convenient because when you fuse a piece, you end up with a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-24, 2:04pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,064
Posted By Katia
jsknow4445, I had the same idea some time ago and...

jsknow4445, I had the same idea some time ago and discovered a whole new world. But at that time I bought HH torch because I had no idea if I like it or not. I had some BE 90 and tried to melt...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-05-16, 1:03pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,238
Posted By Katia
Wd2crv, have a look if Tierracast "links" would...

Wd2crv, have a look if Tierracast "links" would work for you. These are excellent for 3/32 and come in different lenths with loops on both ends or a ball on one end and a loop on another. It's not a...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-05-16, 12:34pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,238
Posted By Katia
Melzip, I use 2 part epoxy to glue the findings...

Melzip, I use 2 part epoxy to glue the findings in both sides of the hole, on this quick&bad shot you can see the findings (these are by Tierracast), the well used epoxy pack and the finished result...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-01-15, 2:11pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By Katia
Is it what you are looking for?...

Is it what you are looking for? https://artistryinglass.on.ca/QUICK-CONNECT-FUEL-GAS-REGULATOR-TO-HOSE.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-01-15, 12:32pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,877
Posted By Katia
Kat, there is a pretty simple way to do it with...

Kat, there is a pretty simple way to do it with sheet glass with fusing techniques.

The easiest is to take a piece of 3mm dichro color on black (flat, with no texture), cut the wing shape. Make a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-01-15, 11:03am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By Katia
Nicola, make a very simple test - make several...

Nicola, make a very simple test - make several beads approximately of the same size as you do your beads just from your clear without any decorations, let them cool and have a look if you have...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-01-08, 9:44pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By Katia
Susan, you can use your kiln for both PMC and...

Susan, you can use your kiln for both PMC and glass, but you do need a separate kiln shelf or fiber blanket for pmc firing because the traces of metal can migrate into the glass after contact with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-12-24, 10:55am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,667
Posted By Katia
Larysa, congratulations, you've got it. Anibeads...

Larysa, congratulations, you've got it. Anibeads is a reliable source and German post (DHL) usually is fast and accurate but December is really a month of logistic surprises - my package from US...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-10-09, 11:22pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,723
Posted By Katia
Looks like Smurfy for me as well.

Looks like Smurfy for me as well.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-10-08, 1:46pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By Katia
In addition to suggested by Sue I would add Pink...

In addition to suggested by Sue I would add Pink Lady (transparent, pretty stiff for 1-fuel torch), Opal Raspberry (opal, soft, will work well with this torch), Mystic Pink and Pearl Pink (opals,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-15, 12:25pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By Katia
I would vote for grinding off the broken area,...

I would vote for grinding off the broken area, may be fire polishing in the kiln for a glue-on bail with very conservative ramp up to the annealing temperature.

Bezel made of seedbeads with a loop...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-08-21, 1:50pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Katia
Janet, good luck :) But when you plan your...

Janet, good luck :)

But when you plan your upgrade please think about the regulator first - it is your safe output and it must be under control without any doubts at all. It is a bit more...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-08-21, 1:36am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Katia
Janet, it's probably heat, especially if your...

Janet, it's probably heat, especially if your regulator does not have excess flow valve built in, it's hot and your tank is full (or close to that). Also if for some reason it was filled with more...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-30, 2:13pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,349
Posted By Katia
Beginning cataracts may progress faster if your...

Beginning cataracts may progress faster if your eye's protection is not sufficient. Eileen tip seems to be the first thing to do - better direct and focused light.

Phill (Speedslug) mentioned didy...
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