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Forum: Beads of Courage 2018-07-12, 4:04pm
Replies: 101
Sticky: Dream Beads
Views: 50,846
Posted By Eileen
The last word I had was that they were discussing...

The last word I had was that they were discussing the program and how they could go forward.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-12, 1:44pm
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Eileen
Have you already tried Effetre light or dark...

Have you already tried Effetre light or dark violet? 591041 and 591039 I think.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-10, 7:05pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By Eileen
I know nothing, but could it be Exotic Citrus? ...

I know nothing, but could it be Exotic Citrus? But now I am wondering if I even got the name right.

Or Pomegranite? I know I used that before.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-04, 9:55pm
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Eileen
Are you sure your propane is set high enough? I...

Are you sure your propane is set high enough? I know when I started people told me to use 3-4 pounds, and it kept blowing out. I called Nortel (for a Minor) and they told me to try moving the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-04, 4:18pm
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Eileen
Where has the unit been, in air conditioned or...

Where has the unit been, in air conditioned or outside/humid air? The sieve beds may have absorbed a lot of humidity or something, and need to be replaced. Maybe see if there is a repair place...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-03, 5:57pm
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Eileen
I don't have that much experience, but have been...

I don't have that much experience, but have been gathering glass and bought a bigger torch that I have to figure out how to hook up. I'm voting for get some clear, and try melting it. It takes...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-27, 6:58pm
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Eileen
Shaper, just the file location on your computer...

Shaper, just the file location on your computer came through, can you try again?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-27, 6:56am
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Eileen
Have fun! I have nothing constructive on the...

Have fun! I have nothing constructive on the color issue. I have heard that some white and some green can be picky about encasing, but it's just rumor at this point, and I have no specifics.
Forum: Studio 2018-06-24, 6:11pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,218
Posted By Eileen
I have done some, not many. I don't really sell,...

I have done some, not many. I don't really sell, mostly do BOC beads, or I would probably do more. But as a matter for fact, I was asked if I wanted to put some stuff in a little gift shop type...
Forum: Studio 2018-06-22, 6:16am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,218
Posted By Eileen
I have a shed, but we bought it from a company...

I have a shed, but we bought it from a company that makes them and brings them to you and sets them up, with hurricane secure set up of some kind (I forget). I had them put windows on three sides...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-21, 1:30pm
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Eileen
Have you watched the video on the DH website? If...

Have you watched the video on the DH website? If not, here is a video they posted on their youtube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqaYtXKeIyk

For me, I:
Heat, tap, heat tap, repeat...
Forum: Studio 2018-06-19, 9:50pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,218
Posted By Eileen
I'm not an engineer, but it looks like you should...

I'm not an engineer, but it looks like you should have plenty of air flow when the fan is pulling air. Nice!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-19, 9:44pm
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Eileen
And remember that Double Helix puts 2nds on their...

And remember that Double Helix puts 2nds on their website, and I can often find clear on there in the bargain section, which are still doggone good.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-19, 9:43pm
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Eileen
006 has been inconsistent by runs I guess, but...

006 has been inconsistent by runs I guess, but the last batch I bought (last year most likely) was pretty good. I just have to remember to pick off the end of the rod where they cut it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-19, 6:24pm
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Eileen
Depends on what you want. The Effetre 006 I got...

Depends on what you want. The Effetre 006 I got last time is pretty darn good. I use it most.

Double Helix Zephyr is smooth and melty and as perfect as I could ask, but more $$ so I don't use it...
Forum: Studio 2018-06-19, 6:17pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,218
Posted By Eileen
Good start! You will have a window or something...

Good start! You will have a window or something to open for makeup air, right?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-15, 6:16am
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Eileen
Yes, that is what I was saying, to hold it with...

Yes, that is what I was saying, to hold it with the "tail" going down and roll up and away, but you might need a tool to hold it depending on how your torch is set up. I do it with my hand, but...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-14, 8:26pm
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Eileen
I did a search, and found some threads. This is...

I did a search, and found some threads. This is one, lovely pictures and she says she puts a small pinch on a marver and rolls her bead on it I think....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-12, 6:57pm
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Eileen
I played with a rod of a test glass that was a...

I played with a rod of a test glass that was a Clio type I think, and got amber, LOL But my bead release broke so it wasn't really finished.
(many mandrels, maybe all the rain lately since they...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2018-06-10, 9:03pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By Eileen
Thank you, I feel better now, LOL. I figured I...

Thank you, I feel better now, LOL. I figured I had done enough clothes making, quilting, etc, that I should at least be able to make sense of that step and was feeling pretty bad that I couldn't! ...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2018-06-10, 8:19pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By Eileen
Okay, Vickie (or anyone else that has made the...

Okay, Vickie (or anyone else that has made the bags) I am having trouble following the instructions as written. Also, I don't have a serger.
Any chance anybody has photos of step #12, so I can see...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-10, 4:52pm
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Eileen
Can't you hold it with a tool down at the bottom...

Can't you hold it with a tool down at the bottom of the flame instead of above? How about sideways, as long as the bead is solid and not hot enough to droop?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-10, 4:50pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,321
Posted By Eileen
There was a new question posted yesterday though.

There was a new question posted yesterday though.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-09, 5:02pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,321
Posted By Eileen
You might be burning the copper so try working...

You might be burning the copper so try working cooler (it has tiny flakes of copper and can't take a lot of heat from my experience).
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-09, 2:05pm
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Eileen
I think that it is worth practicing, but don't...

I think that it is worth practicing, but don't know, because I haven't spent that much time with them myself, LOL.
But I think if you can remember to go slow and keep it cooler, that you will have...
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