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Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-30, 9:08pm
Replies: 12
Views: 6,436
Posted By rjohn7
depends for me on what I am doing. for...

depends for me on what I am doing.

for some things even the cheap Chinese is fine. especially practice on something new and difficult.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-13, 8:48pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,433
Posted By rjohn7
I use this: ...

I use this:

http://www.riogrande.com/Product/Stone-Sieve-Set/113120?Pos=3

these are good for larger beads:

http://www.riogrande.com/Product/Acrylic-Bead-and-Pearl-Sieve/113116?Pos=4
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-05-02, 7:39pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,325
Posted By rjohn7
many places here that teach sell glass as well. ...

many places here that teach sell glass as well. check that sort of place also.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-20, 4:13pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,703
Posted By rjohn7
It sounds like a heavenly color. is "cheap" too...

It sounds like a heavenly color. is "cheap" too much to hope?? Bet it is.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-18, 2:04pm
Replies: 25
Views: 7,186
Posted By rjohn7
I use mine in the small kiln to preheat rods, and...

I use mine in the small kiln to preheat rods, and to soak parts while I'm working on something else. example, lower torso, pelvic area and thighs are done, in the kiln soaking resting on my rest, ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-16, 11:48am
Replies: 25
Views: 7,186
Posted By rjohn7
we use the 10mm boro, melt the ends into a small...

we use the 10mm boro, melt the ends into a small gather and flatten one side so it won't roll. make sure its in the same place, and then add small raised dots to act as separators on the top and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-15, 11:20am
Replies: 25
Views: 7,186
Posted By rjohn7
there was one in my last boro class. I have to...

there was one in my last boro class. I have to say no I did not like it at all. I much prefer a rod rack made of boro. Its much easier for me to grab the glass.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-04, 7:55pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,359
Posted By rjohn7
I really like the big one!! what a nifty effect....

I really like the big one!! what a nifty effect. I'd wrap it.
Forum: Studio 2015-03-04, 7:44pm
Replies: 69
Views: 22,039
Posted By rjohn7
I keep all my color in a 4 inch diameter piece of...

I keep all my color in a 4 inch diameter piece of pvc. I sometimes wish I had two 2 inch ones instead . If I had it to do over I would have kept the heavy duty box my first order of tubing came in....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-20, 2:09pm
Replies: 34
Views: 8,567
Posted By rjohn7
coral.

coral.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-30, 7:24pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By rjohn7
#446-Agua Azul and#302-Rasta Gold Crayon. ...

#446-Agua Azul and#302-Rasta Gold Crayon.

definitely boro!!
Forum: Tutorials 2013-12-10, 3:11pm
Replies: 68
Views: 26,737
Posted By rjohn7
the question in my mind is are these for...

the question in my mind is are these for patterns/design or for techniques? for instance if it is about where to put the seed beads to make a image of roses that will look the same every time and...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-11-26, 9:56am
Replies: 22
Views: 6,237
Posted By rjohn7
I use Tig welding rods for welding and they melt...

I use Tig welding rods for welding and they melt a treat. That is what they are designed for.

Putting them into heat and letting them cool slowly is not going to make them last longer. you are...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-11-26, 9:44am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,369
Posted By rjohn7
I was hoping to see what the unique glass colors...

I was hoping to see what the unique glass colors that are available now look like. names like "rotten banana", "dirty lightning" and "sudden death" don't tell me much about the color or offer me...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-11-21, 9:54pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,369
Posted By rjohn7
any photos of northstar uniques?

Nothing fancy, just something that gives a good idea of what the current unique colors look like. Maybe the spiritual twin to a spacer bead?

Please?
Forum: Boro Room 2013-10-23, 7:21am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,560
Posted By rjohn7
bridges. they're sort of like struts that hold...

bridges. they're sort of like struts that hold stuff in place till after then are removed. look or a video on youtube, hard to explain without showing.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-10-23, 7:19am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,560
Posted By rjohn7
this. I see undercuts that is almost a guarantee...

this. I see undercuts that is almost a guarantee of a cold seal.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-25, 1:37pm
Replies: 7
Views: 6,911
Posted By rjohn7
I do not gather glass to pull boro stringers at...

I do not gather glass to pull boro stringers at all. I heat a 3-4 inch section, and get it soft in the flame working it diagonally, then I pull it out keeping it "straight" and turning, after it...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-24, 6:14am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,995
Posted By rjohn7
It was moved to the garage sale.

It was moved to the garage sale.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-21, 2:04pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,399
Posted By rjohn7
1) I have been buying shorts for color. for...

1) I have been buying shorts for color. for clear I buy from where ever has the best price after shipping for the entirety of what I want.

2) I find Boro much easier to work, more forgiving...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-20, 6:39pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By rjohn7
looks like the old garnet Check glass. I have...

looks like the old garnet Check glass. I have some from year and years ago...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-17, 6:43pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,631
Posted By rjohn7
Thanks, I am going to look them up.

Thanks, I am going to look them up.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-17, 12:40pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,631
Posted By rjohn7
is there some place that sells Momka shorts?

is there some place that sells Momka shorts?
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-17, 5:00am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,631
Posted By rjohn7
interesting approach, I'll try that. I do have...

interesting approach, I'll try that. I do have posters now.

R.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-16, 11:07am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,631
Posted By rjohn7
I really do not have the option of more than the...

I really do not have the option of more than the short I bought at this point. My income just hit zero when I quit my sentence in hell. Until I find another source its shorts or nothing.

This...
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