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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-11-25, 5:29pm
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Schott used to make tubing in the 90COE range but...

Schott used to make tubing in the 90COE range but pretty sure it's no longer made. Also Glasskolben (sp?) are a...not really a tube but a bubble attached to a blow pipe, usually for making ornaments,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-25, 4:26pm
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I would also suggest cleaning the bead with the...

I would also suggest cleaning the bead with the mandrel it was made on. Takes longer and I can't promise it will work with all bead release.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-20, 2:37pm
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Double Helix Zephyr. I buy the seconds located in...

Double Helix Zephyr. I buy the seconds located in the Bargain tab. gorgeous clear. Pretty sure Mountain may carry some DH but maybe not the seconds. You can always buy direct from Double Helix but...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-20, 1:29pm
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Three Muses Glass
A few things I would try- make sure your kiln is...

A few things I would try- make sure your kiln is really at the temp it says it is. They make inexpensive-ish stand a!one temp testers. Order some more Effetre white so you know for sure. Mountain...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-20, 11:18am
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Ah. I get it now. I seem to remember a bad batch...

Ah. I get it now. I seem to remember a bad batch of Effetre/Moretti white from years ago. Air running through the rods will do that and act like popcorn in the flame. There is also another white...I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-20, 11:05am
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Three Muses Glass
The white popped apart at the torch you say?...

The white popped apart at the torch you say? After putting on the transparent? That's a quite violent reaction even if you mixed COEs. Is it more of a shatter or even split? If it's an even split it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-04, 5:17am
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Make sure it is well shaken and/or stirred. I use...

Make sure it is well shaken and/or stirred. I use a chopstick to make sure the gloop at the bottom gets mixed in well.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-11, 3:59pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Sounds good for Red then. The 6.5 kg threw me off...

Sounds good for Red then. The 6.5 kg threw me off though. 14 pounds for an oxycon...mine weighs a ton!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-11, 6:05am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I know someone who gets things from banggood and...

I know someone who gets things from banggood and hasn't had problems. I don't know the oxygen requirements for a minor burner though.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-03, 11:44am
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Three Muses Glass
The DH website has color archives under the Learn...

The DH website has color archives under the Learn tab that might help. Then again, it might not honestly. I'd be kind of lost without labels on most of it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-06-11, 4:30pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Congrats on the Bravo! I'm partial to Beth...

Congrats on the Bravo! I'm partial to Beth torches. You mention furnaces but will you need an annealing kiln? Digital is best but analog can be done with much babysitting.
Also, you can buy lengths...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-04-05, 2:23pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By Three Muses Glass
This might explain the why of it-...

This might explain the why of it- https://www.bullseyeglass.com/methods-ideas/glass-reactivity-chart.html (yes, I know it's BE but the ingredients are probably the same) Sometimes those reactions are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-14, 5:10pm
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Paragon's website has PDFs for just about...

Paragon's website has PDFs for just about everything under the Support tab.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-02, 11:06am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,997
Posted By Three Muses Glass
No worries, Bronto. You didn't start anything,...

No worries, Bronto. You didn't start anything, it's been going on for years. Some of the tools are fine, I did not like the glass much.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-25, 3:13pm
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Experimenting is awesome. It sounds a bit tricky...

Experimenting is awesome. It sounds a bit tricky with the heat difference but I bet you can do it. Show us what you come up with!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-24, 12:50pm
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Three Muses Glass
So sorry for your loss. You could make a...

So sorry for your loss.

You could make a small clear blown vessel and put miniature off-mandrel glass pills in it. Seal it or put a cork in the top.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-07, 8:48am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,371
Posted By Three Muses Glass
A different way to do those wave beads is to make...

A different way to do those wave beads is to make a disc with a twistie (sometimes, some glass, like the 104 silver glass and especially boro do multicolors already) and zig zag a clear stringer...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-05, 10:23pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,371
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I don't use a metal tool to rake, a clear...

I don't use a metal tool to rake, a clear stringer works really well. You can pull the end to a fine point, or not. Whatever suits you.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-02, 7:24am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,371
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Do you have an example picture of what you mean?

Do you have an example picture of what you mean?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-19, 3:02pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,571
Posted By Three Muses Glass
You're welcome, Kristin. Thinking about trying it?

You're welcome, Kristin. Thinking about trying it?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-19, 9:03am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,571
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Here's a quick article....

Here's a quick article. https://www.jewelry-making-how-to.com/fusing-glass-bubbles.html

I saw some of the red copper oxide on etsy but pottery supply should have it. I don't know if it's OK with...
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2020-10-04, 6:47am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,592
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I would love to see the finished piece on your...

I would love to see the finished piece on your videos.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-01, 6:47am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,068
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Raku can also be reactive to certain base glass....

Raku can also be reactive to certain base glass. Pretty much a nightmare on dark ivory, beautiful on black. I don't mind the natural tan look either. IMO it looks great on an olive-ish green.
The...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-09-24, 5:51am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,467
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Spit. Just a bit on the barb, go around with your...

Spit. Just a bit on the barb, go around with your finger. It's slippery enough and no additives.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-09, 8:46pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,777
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I think this question is best answered by the...

I think this question is best answered by the torch manufacturer. You don't want to hurt yourself or your torch!
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