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Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2016-04-13, 10:20am
Replies: 6
Views: 6,317
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I wish, but I don't have an MFA and I'm just...

I wish, but I don't have an MFA and I'm just getting started in teaching. Maybe someday :) looks awesome
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-16, 2:54pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,373
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I love my rod rest. It's great for preheating...

I love my rod rest. It's great for preheating rods, but I can even start heating my gather on the next bead, while letting my previous bead cool down before placing it in the kiln. Saves me lots of...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-03-17, 6:11pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,021
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I'm a bit late to notice this. Sorry I...

I'm a bit late to notice this. Sorry



I use a GTT scorpion with a 10 lpm concentrator. It's probably underpowered, but I like having a wider flame to make my base bead and having the option to...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2015-02-16, 2:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,731
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Thanks Joe, Nice easy way to make some flat...

Thanks Joe,

Nice easy way to make some flat cabochons without worrying about bead release. Excellent value since the cab mandrels cost more than $10 each.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-24, 10:35am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,163
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I got amazon prime as a christmas gift, so I'm...

I got amazon prime as a christmas gift, so I'm going to give it a test run by buying some. In asking on FB about this issue, someone said they've used ren wax and it didn't adversely affect their...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-23, 11:07pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,163
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I've sold lots of metallic stringer stuff in the...

I've sold lots of metallic stringer stuff in the past and this is the first I've had someone rub off the design right away. I did have a piece in my personal jewelry stash that I wore a lot and and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-23, 7:20pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,163
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Did you find a different silver glass that lasts...

Did you find a different silver glass that lasts longer? Or did you just omit the triton?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-22, 1:29pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,163
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Metallic finish wearing off. How can I protect the finish?

I recently had a customer complaint of the metallic finish from triton on the surface of a bead coming off. She said the bead was handled quite a bit and dulled a bit and she tried to polish it back...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-12-04, 8:26pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Heather Behrendt
awesome. I'm ordering from them now. Thank you so...

awesome. I'm ordering from them now. Thank you so much for your help. You've been so helpful
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-12-04, 7:45pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Ok, as long as the hose doesn't make a...

Ok, as long as the hose doesn't make a difference. I guess it's all b fittings.

So the y connector for propane...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-12-04, 4:24pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Thank you so much for your in depth reply. This...

Thank you so much for your in depth reply. This is exactly what I needed.

I only have one more question. I was looking at the less expensive y connector from nationwideindustrial supply. I see...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-12-03, 10:35pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Heather Behrendt
My propane tank is outside along with the...

My propane tank is outside along with the regulator and I have a long hose going through a hole in the house to the torch.

The hose is already cut on one end to fit my scorpion lampworking torch....
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-12-03, 9:23pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Heather Behrendt
2 torches with one propane tank. Hose is cut

Ok, so I just ordered a little smith jeweler's torch and read up to find that I need a "y connector" with valves.

So I was about to purchase this connector...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2014-12-03, 2:32pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,021
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Thanks everyone! I want to make more videos and...

Thanks everyone! I want to make more videos and next time I'm hoping to remember to turn off the music and tape an older glasses lens to my camera.

Anything you'd like to see?
Forum: Free Tutorials 2014-12-03, 12:09pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,021
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Freebie Stringer Video

I made a quick little video of me making a pair of music beads with some narration. I did leave my music on, but hopefully you can still hear me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90w10g5d8bc

Hope...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-11-21, 5:25pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Another vote for square. I find it pretty easy to...

Another vote for square. I find it pretty easy to use. Sometimes if someone is tax exempt or if I need to refund, I have to poke around in the options to figure it out, but it's pretty simple.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-09-23, 1:51pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By Heather Behrendt
what else is it used for?

what else is it used for?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-09-22, 12:49pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I mean when I'm cleaning the beads the next day....

I mean when I'm cleaning the beads the next day. I feel like the extra is always on my hands when I think I'm done. It stays on the beads too, I just always feel very glittery when I'm done and I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-09-22, 10:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Efficient way to clean off excess pixiedust

Is there such a thing? Pixiedust is easy for me to apply, but I feel like I spend more time trying to get all the excess off when I'm cleaning the bead up the next day.

Currently my method is to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-31, 2:41pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,015
Posted By Heather Behrendt
You didn't :P I think we just covered a lot of...

You didn't :P I think we just covered a lot of color options.

Also it's a nice weekend and hopefully everyone's outside playing
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 5:49pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,015
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Actually I made one in a transparent color with a...

Actually I made one in a transparent color with a little bit of white enamel etched. Thank you for reminding me! That will be a great way to get a little color, texture and interest.

I want to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 5:09pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,015
Posted By Heather Behrendt
neutral backgrounds for black stringer drawings

I've been making beads in this style and I'm so pleased with them.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14300580013_81c870343e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nMGddn)2223 (https://flic.kr/p/nMGddn) by...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-05-25, 2:39pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Does this include the electroforming kit?

Does this include the electroforming kit?
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2014-05-20, 8:15am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,737
Posted By Heather Behrendt
I wanna go! Anybody want to sponsor me? ...

I wanna go! Anybody want to sponsor me?

Honestly though I'm so lucky that corning is a 90 minute drive from me, so I'm sure I'll get to go someday :)

I hope you have a fantastic time!
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2014-05-15, 9:31pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By Heather Behrendt
Anybody carry Etching Liquid or Crystals?

I love Arrow Springs' etching crystals, but $12 for shipping seems a little high and there's nothing else I'm interested in purchasing from them right now.

Does anybody else carry the liquid or...
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