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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-14, 1:13pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,463
Posted By MagpieGlass
Typically not a rod but a glass tube, heat close...

Typically not a rod but a glass tube, heat close the end, drop the planet (opal or other object being used as the planet in the tube. Heat close it up and place it where you want it.

At one time...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 9:50am
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By MagpieGlass
I second Fusion. Ultra Blue (replacement for...

I second Fusion.

Ultra Blue (replacement for super blue) is pretty good too but doesn't clean as easily from the beads.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-01, 4:32pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,503
Posted By MagpieGlass
Oh my ... I see a broke bank account coming. I'm...

Oh my ... I see a broke bank account coming. I'm with Amy ... look at those pinks and purples.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-20, 2:28pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By MagpieGlass
zipper pulls for kids are still all the rage and...

zipper pulls for kids are still all the rage and even come in handy on purses!!
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-15, 5:29am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,269
Posted By MagpieGlass
True .. I was fixated on Sparkle (being the...

True .. I was fixated on Sparkle (being the Magpie and all). NS and Momka have what I consider "Shimmer rods" ... it's like fine mica blended in and then their is the Disco and Steel Wool which...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-15, 5:26am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,269
Posted By MagpieGlass
Bubble powder is sold for fusing but may work...

Bubble powder is sold for fusing but may work with torch. I just got some from FusedGlassWarehouse they sell it by the ounce.

Baking soda works ... brass wire to make bubbles was hit or miss with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-14, 5:10am
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By MagpieGlass
Yes, she is still in business. The note I...

Yes, she is still in business.

The note I got from Candance told me she hasn't gotten out of the frit biz she just took down her website. She plans to put all her frits up on Etsy.

You can...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 5:08am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,269
Posted By MagpieGlass
There are glitter and sparkle rods available from...

There are glitter and sparkle rods available from TAG and GA (Glass Alchemy).

You can also use gilson opals (whole or crushed), modalite and some other rock type.substances. And of course there is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-06, 2:26am
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By MagpieGlass
Arrow Springs carries the mandrels and threaded...

Arrow Springs carries the mandrels and threaded inserts.

Perlen Presse in Germany also has somthing very similar (slightly different size) as well as a bodacious selection of bead rollers for knob...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-04, 6:43am
Replies: 69
Views: 19,128
Posted By MagpieGlass
Jenfire .. thanks for bumping it up. Wow ......

Jenfire .. thanks for bumping it up. Wow ... great info and inspiration.

Candy ... you link still works after all these years and what wonderful info.
I might actually get where I "like" dot...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-12-16, 8:18am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,668
Posted By MagpieGlass
This sounds like the perfect solution. I'm in the...

This sounds like the perfect solution. I'm in the same boat. I also have a minor for my daughter to play with when she gets in the mood. I actually "borrowed" her concentrator so I would have two...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-12-15, 7:09am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,668
Posted By MagpieGlass
I ran a Bobcat for 7 years until I traded up to a...

I ran a Bobcat for 7 years until I traded up to a Sidewinder a year ago.

For boro ... I always quick connected to tank.

My centerfire now is two concentrators running 8 lpm which is "okay" for...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-12-08, 7:14am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,322
Posted By MagpieGlass
I hear the Asian striking white is good stuff....

I hear the Asian striking white is good stuff. Haven't tried that yet.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-12-08, 7:13am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,322
Posted By MagpieGlass
They stopped calling it China white and now call...

They stopped calling it China white and now call it Asian. Same stuff, just politically corrected
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-02, 10:53am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
I do some basic wire wrapping but I wouldn't wrap...

I do some basic wire wrapping but I wouldn't wrap that beauty ... you want to showcase those facets not detract with wire. JMO
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 6:52am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Lovely. Do you want a glass bail? or a...

Lovely. Do you want a glass bail? or a traditional metal bail. Rio has all sorts of glue on bails to showcase that beauty!!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 6:51am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
It shouldn't. As long as the seals are good and...

It shouldn't. As long as the seals are good and the valve is closed ... it should keep.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-25, 5:54pm
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Come on folks ... show your pretties. Here...

Come on folks ... show your pretties.

Here is a recent set of mine. Using a color recipe from Sandy Seamen with some glitter for extra bling!!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:13am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Wow ... beautiful job on the faceting. Love how...

Wow ... beautiful job on the faceting. Love how it catches the light.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-09, 10:15am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Awesoem Retti pendant ... the coral reef is...

Awesoem Retti pendant ... the coral reef is really nice too.

On my practice list ... tube implosions. Bought Bashi Ale's trifecta of tutorials. His technique is a little different and maybe...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-06, 5:44am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
My dream ... a sand blasting cabinet and a laser...

My dream ... a sand blasting cabinet and a laser etcher to design and cut my own masks.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-29, 6:50am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Ron Bearer's implosion tutorial has a bunch of...

Ron Bearer's implosion tutorial has a bunch of great color combinations and techniques for flowers!!!

Yes green, and in particular sparkly green can be a bugger encased. Momka's Brown Glitter...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-28, 4:04pm
Replies: 101
Views: 32,944
Posted By MagpieGlass
Susan gifted me the colors to try out Doug R....

Susan gifted me the colors to try out Doug R. recipes. Here is my first go at Dougie Pink.

This is after being held 4 hours at 1100. So glad Molten Aura has pinks that are way easier to work with!!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-28, 11:05am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
TAG Sparkle Black Knob Attempts

Slow but as promised. I've been making some test knobs.

I'm using NS Opaline, TAG Exp. Sparkle Black and GG Bonanza (silver sparke glass). The swirly ones are the only ones I kinda like so far....
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-28, 11:00am
Replies: 130
Views: 22,011
Posted By MagpieGlass
Oh and Christmas is coming so if you want to do...

Oh and Christmas is coming so if you want to do boro icicles ... now is the time to stock up on triangle, iris, and capillary rod for twisting into fancy icicles!!
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