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Forum: Tutorials 2019-03-19, 5:03pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,683
Posted By glassbead
I did it- a blog and video post on how I do this!...

I did it- a blog and video post on how I do this! https://isinglassdesign.blogspot.com/2019/03/making-blown-glass-beads-with-video-link.html
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2019-02-14, 8:47am
Replies: 0
Views: 871
Posted By glassbead
Making Curved Beads

Well, I've been asked how I do this so many times that I've finally written a tutorial- well, more like a workshop. It will take some work for you to get it right, but all the instructions and...
Forum: Tutorials 2019-02-14, 8:25am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,683
Posted By glassbead
I found this video quite useful. Instead of using...

I found this video quite useful. Instead of using the diamond shears, heat the mandrel to red hot while pulling on the bead with your hot fingers (just the mandrel, not the bead) . Be sure you have...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2017-03-01, 2:46pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,991
Posted By glassbead
"Reflections: the Diary of a Glass Beadmaker' ebook now available

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I've written a glass beadmaking book. It is currently available in ebook form in my etsy shop. The best place to learn a bit more about it and see some sample pages is on my blog, which...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-07, 2:34pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,206
Posted By glassbead
I had similar problems with making headpins. So I...

I had similar problems with making headpins. So I called Arrow Springs and had them invent a tool that I think works pretty well. They call it a broach clip- basically an alligator clip attached to a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-30, 5:50pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,095
Posted By glassbead
OK, did someone say viscosity???I have to refer...

OK, did someone say viscosity???I have to refer you to this very old- and very useful- discussion. I have wondered a bit about some of the CIM I've used as it has been fairly stiff. Anyway- here's a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-14, 6:36pm
Replies: 147
Views: 20,237
Posted By glassbead
Before I had an annealer, I used to take my beads...

Before I had an annealer, I used to take my beads and freeze them and drop them on the floor- it wasn't steel, just wood, but it was 3-4 feet down. I didn't boil them, though.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-01-10, 5:41am
Replies: 21
Views: 5,955
Posted By glassbead
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-01-09, 7:14pm
Replies: 74
Views: 35,124
Posted By glassbead
Here are a couple more... 279579 279580

Here are a couple more...
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Forum: Free Tutorials 2012-11-18, 7:17pm
Replies: 74
Views: 35,124
Posted By glassbead
I made one! Thanks so much for the tut! 277117

I made one! Thanks so much for the tut!
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Forum: Free Tutorials 2012-10-04, 7:34am
Replies: 74
Views: 35,124
Posted By glassbead
Well, hmmm.. late to the game as usual. Is this...

Well, hmmm.. late to the game as usual. Is this still available? Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but it says it's not available.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-09-15, 6:03am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By glassbead
Isn't it lovely???! There are a couple of pics of...

Isn't it lovely???! There are a couple of pics of my masks in there this month, too. Thanks Diane!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 2:53pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,955
Posted By glassbead
791264 is definitely a vetrofond number. All I...

791264 is definitely a vetrofond number.
All I know about Vetro ivory is that some of it has a kind of translucent look in the rod- but I don't whether that's light or dark, which is too bad...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 2:40pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,293
Posted By glassbead
Copper green is a great background for it. Or...

Copper green is a great background for it. Or wait, I think it's aqua 232. Hmmm... maybe it's both-but try the aqua for a nice reptilian look.

Kay- those charts are just amazing!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2012-05-27, 4:12pm
Replies: 50
Views: 13,349
Posted By glassbead
That's nice seahorse!

That's nice seahorse!
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-03-18, 4:13am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By glassbead
Thanks Diane- we shall see! I'm still obsessed...

Thanks Diane- we shall see! I'm still obsessed with it. Keep wanting to tweak it more- I'm such a nit picker. Working with the programs I've got made it harder than necessary. You should see all the...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-03-17, 4:17am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By glassbead
Thanks Kim. It really has a lot of info, and I...

Thanks Kim. It really has a lot of info, and I think the video helps- especially with seeing the tail and mouth made.
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-03-16, 6:22pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By glassbead
Seahorse sculptural bead tutorial

I finally finished my sculptural seahorse tutorial. There are instructions for two similar seahorses, with things done in a different order, and different patterns on the body. The tutorial is priced...
Forum: Tutorials 2012-01-09, 8:10pm
Replies: 37
Views: 8,846
Posted By glassbead
I can't afford to buy very many tuts, but wanted...

I can't afford to buy very many tuts, but wanted to mark this thread just in case I had a password problem in the future. Although all I have is a computer, I can just imagine that I would have some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-31, 7:03am
Replies: 34
Views: 10,493
Posted By glassbead
This is a great thread- I may have to change...

This is a great thread- I may have to change torches sometime soon, and this may be just what I need to fix everything up! Thanks!
Forum: Safety 2011-07-13, 4:23pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,074
Posted By glassbead
I'm just gonna post here to see what answers you...

I'm just gonna post here to see what answers you get. I'm looking around for an answer too!
And if you don't get an answer- how about calling the torch manufacturer?
Forum: Beads of Courage 2011-07-08, 10:29am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By glassbead
Hmmm...This was just what I was looking for, but...

Hmmm...This was just what I was looking for, but I'd like to see more ideas. Diane- does the heffalump need to be on a light core too? Or maybe a clear core?
I have been making some using 039...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2011-03-06, 4:52am
Replies: 160
Views: 23,219
Posted By glassbead
Now that we know which ones were picked, I think...

Now that we know which ones were picked, I think we should all show them off. Mine was pretty dark in that photo
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Forum: Beads of Courage 2011-03-01, 8:26am
Replies: 160
Views: 23,219
Posted By glassbead
My name is on the list! You don't know how happy...

My name is on the list! You don't know how happy this makes me! My dad was a NASA engineer- my bead on the shuttle is dedicated to him- also to my mother, whose birthday falls the day after the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-28, 6:09am
Replies: 76
Views: 12,209
Posted By glassbead
SuzyQ. Thanks for the tips. I have not given up...

SuzyQ. Thanks for the tips. I have not given up quite yet. I'm finding out a bit about them as I go. Doing it a bit at a time should help.
In the beginning I was kind of pressing- now I let the...
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