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Forum: Shows and Festivals 2016-01-02, 8:17pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,274
Posted By evvybuns
Here's a list of the various shows and the dates:...

Here's a list of the various shows and the dates:

Tucson Show Guide (To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.)

The Sonoran Glass...
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-02-02, 7:50pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By evvybuns
Thank you for your kind words, Steve!

Thank you for your kind words, Steve!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-04, 1:21pm
Replies: 50
Views: 10,153
Posted By evvybuns
Indeed, either heat VERY slowly in the flame or...

Indeed, either heat VERY slowly in the flame or get some sort of rod warmer. (I used a curling iron heater/oven from Sally Beauty Supply.)

Some of the blues devitrify terribly for me. The one...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-03, 7:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By evvybuns
The light brick rod color is that of the rods I...

The light brick rod color is that of the rods I bought. It had a pronounced green core. I seem to be out of luck in getting more of those. Sigh.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-03, 3:30pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,752
Posted By evvybuns
There are people selling it on eBay.

There are people selling it on eBay.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-03, 3:28pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By evvybuns
Vetrofond Strawberry Sweet

In 2008 (probably), I bought some Vetrofond odd lot sample packs. I wound up with rods of Strawberry Sweet which I never used.

A few months ago I decided to make a bunch of spacers to clear out...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-02, 2:51pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By evvybuns
I love the Devardi high-density black, too! It...

I love the Devardi high-density black, too! It doesn't sparkle and pit when reheated.
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-06-02, 4:58pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,571
Posted By evvybuns
Thank you, Kim. See you in Milwaukee!

Thank you, Kim. See you in Milwaukee!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-01, 12:09pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,239
Posted By evvybuns
I still use Devardi, and, yes, the rods are as...

I still use Devardi, and, yes, the rods are as shocky as ever! When I gear up to torch with them, I set some in my little Sally Beauty Supply heater to preheat.

My favorite is the high-density...
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-05-29, 12:38pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,571
Posted By evvybuns
Thank you, Joy! You and your beads RAWK! See ya...

Thank you, Joy! You and your beads RAWK! See ya next week!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-09, 8:44pm
Replies: 88
Views: 20,089
Posted By evvybuns
I preheat Devardi rods in the Sally Beauty Supply...

I preheat Devardi rods in the Sally Beauty Supply curling iron heater that this "mini-annealer" is based on. Devardi rods slump in it. When they stick to the lining, they pick up parts of it.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-11-30, 9:26am
Replies: 133
Views: 14,829
Posted By evvybuns
Glennie, did you use Devardi with non-Devardi...

Glennie, did you use Devardi with non-Devardi glass? My experience shows me that there are compatibility issues with some Devardi rods, such as the transparent rose. A friend used the transparent...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2012-10-18, 3:56pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,376
Posted By evvybuns
I will be selling beads at table 623. If someone...

I will be selling beads at table 623. If someone would like a pass to the show, please PM me your e-mail address, name, mailing address, city, state, and ZIP. I will then e-mail you a personalized...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-19, 7:38am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By evvybuns
I have one of those Sally Beauty Supply curling...

I have one of those Sally Beauty Supply curling iron heaters on my work table where I stage Devardi or other fat rods. After using a rod, I stick it back in the heater to prevent cracking on the end.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-03, 8:32am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By evvybuns
Just recently I've been experimenting with 3/16"...

Just recently I've been experimenting with 3/16" titanium rod in hopes of using this as a mandrel. The solid stainless steel rods used for big-hole beads get pretty heavy! Titanium rod is twice as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-02, 9:05am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,602
Posted By evvybuns
Before you buy anything, see if you can find a...

Before you buy anything, see if you can find a beginning bead-making class at a studio. A reputable instructor will talk about the safety issues (ventilation, eye protection, etc.) you need to know...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2012-08-25, 3:20pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By evvybuns
I've exhibited at Best Bead in February, 2011,...

I've exhibited at Best Bead in February, 2011, September, 2011, and this past February. I'll be there again for the September show in two weeks.

Can't pass along any insight concerning being a...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2012-08-06, 6:15pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,726
Posted By evvybuns
This is a hee-YUGE show! An incredible event. ...

This is a hee-YUGE show! An incredible event. If I were not exhibiting at the Fairplay Bead and Fiber show, I would stop by.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-09, 10:45am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,747
Posted By evvybuns
Bingo! I make bumpy beads because I like to....

Bingo!

I make bumpy beads because I like to. I find that lots of my customers like them. Some really love them! My DH happens to like them, too. Sheesh, I've never had anyone recoil from them....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-06-26, 7:53am
Replies: 66
Views: 12,946
Posted By evvybuns
I've learned to love the Vetrofond light...

I've learned to love the Vetrofond light turquoise, dark turquoise, and light violet pastels. Their tone is brighter compared to their Effetre counterparts.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-20, 9:58am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,935
Posted By evvybuns
I've followed her on Facebook for about a year. ...

I've followed her on Facebook for about a year. It's so nice to all of a sudden see one of her color combinations show up in my Facebook newsfeed.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-11, 8:57am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,085
Posted By evvybuns
Christine, if you want to try a rod of Sangre,...

Christine, if you want to try a rod of Sangre, let me know.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-15, 8:24am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,961
Posted By evvybuns
I have a curling iron heater (or oven) from Sally...

I have a curling iron heater (or oven) from Sally Beauty Supply which I use to preheat cranky glass rods like Devardi. I also like to preheat other glass rods because I can just jam the rod ends...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-23, 7:14am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By evvybuns
I really like my Glass Hive Regular Guy, though I...

I really like my Glass Hive Regular Guy, though I did remove the outside ledge. I work with long mandrels, and the ledge interfered with the ends when I would have to start a second row of beads on...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2012-01-23, 7:23pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,031
Posted By evvybuns
I'll be peddling beads at table 218 in the North...

I'll be peddling beads at table 218 in the North Pavilion.
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