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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-11-10, 11:24am
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Those look like they have Olympia Rain stringer...

Those look like they have Olympia Rain stringer squiggles under or over the encasing. Unfortunately I don't think that glass is available any longer. Someone might know of a substitute. I used to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-10-05, 4:42pm
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Lawless has a whole section of DIY hardware. I've...

Lawless has a whole section of DIY hardware. I've bought from them a few times, no problems at all.
https://www.dlawlesshardware.com/diy/knob-and-pull-bases/
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-10-02, 5:59am
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Olympic Colors is up in Seattle if you like the...

Olympic Colors is up in Seattle if you like the Reichenbach colors. They also have dichroic coated frit for sparkle, but it's pricey. Have you tried mica flakes?
Forum: Boro Room 2022-03-05, 12:12pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Did you use the same color backing on your tests?...

Did you use the same color backing on your tests? That can make a big difference.
I want to say triple passion, but I don't think it is.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-20, 6:33pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Three Muses Glass
You say tile saw or tile bit. If you mean those...

You say tile saw or tile bit. If you mean those spade shaped things, I'd recommend diamond hole bits instead. They have fairly decent ones on amazon, 10 for about $12. And then practice, practice,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-19, 1:15pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Three Muses Glass
No idea what you mean to do but regarding a mapp...

No idea what you mean to do but regarding a mapp gas torch- you may be able to manipulate 4mm tubing somewhat but it's not going to budge a larger/thicker boro glass object.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-01-07, 6:41am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I stored the oxy tank inside too. Just make sure...

I stored the oxy tank inside too. Just make sure it's secured to a wall or something so there is zero chance of falling.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-01-04, 7:47am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Something like this-...

Something like this- https://www.mountainglass.com/Single-Stage-0-30-PSI-Fuel-Gas-Regulator-Harris
And a flashback arrestor is always a good idea....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-01-03, 7:23pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By Three Muses Glass
You definitely need a propane regulator. And...

You definitely need a propane regulator. And you'll only need the oxy reg if you use tanked oxy.

ETA- not the kind you find on a grill, you need the one with 2 gauges, preferably one that goes...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-20, 5:51am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Some opaque colors do get those streaks,...

Some opaque colors do get those streaks, especially greens. But if your glass is getting sooty while warming it, I think your propane might be set too high and/or your oxycon not dialed in enough. Or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-07, 2:59pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Might want to check your hose too, if it's older...

Might want to check your hose too, if it's older there can be build up.
Forum: Boro Room 2021-11-29, 7:10pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,213
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Can you encase the rod of moss with a thin layer...

Can you encase the rod of moss with a thin layer of clear first or would that mess up your design?

Eta- or a light green transparent if you have it. Doesn't have to be clear.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-11-25, 5:29pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,599
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: 778
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: 1,393
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: 1,393
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: 1,393
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: 1,393
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: 1,205
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: 1,938
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: 1,938
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: 1,115
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: 1,569
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: 1,475
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: 1,225
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.
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