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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-30, 10:43am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By earth*monkey
Hmmm... I don't really have that problem. The...

Hmmm... I don't really have that problem. The ends of the mandrels stick out beyond the lip of the bead door. They don't catch in the fiber blanket. Maybe your mandrels need to be longer? Or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-30, 10:10am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By earth*monkey
Awkward? How so?

Awkward? How so?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-30, 9:12am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By earth*monkey
Here's mine.

I have a Jen Ken Beading/Fusing kiln. My husband cut some iron gate stuff and it wedges across the middle.

I put the mandrels in from the beading door in the front spaced pit across the grill. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-29, 2:45pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,851
Posted By earth*monkey
I just want to comment that sharing your...

I just want to comment that sharing your technique is incredibly generous.

I've long admired your beads and its nice to know that the person making them is just as gorgeous inside.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-27, 12:29pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By earth*monkey
I tried clear too and it didn't turn out well for...

I tried clear too and it didn't turn out well for me. You can't really see the ashes. To me, it needs a dark base color to make the ashes stand out. I hope you have better luck with clear than I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-11-25, 4:17pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By earth*monkey
I've done this with pet remains. The people that...

I've done this with pet remains. The people that I did it for wanted to see the ashes, so I made a tube of black, heated it glowing red, rolled it in the ash (which really isn't ashey - it's kind of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-08-31, 10:24am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,753
Posted By earth*monkey
That is the kiln I have. I bought that one...

That is the kiln I have. I bought that one because I want to do things other than lampwork like enameling, fusing and PMC. Of course, I have yet to do any of those other things. *grin*

If i were...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-07-22, 7:29pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By earth*monkey
Bookmarking this. I have the same problem. ...

Bookmarking this. I have the same problem. *sigh*
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-07-22, 4:34pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By earth*monkey
It's called a "Section Sign" - PARAGRAPH...

It's called a "Section Sign" -

PARAGRAPH SIGN, SECTION SIGN (SECTION SIGN) U+00A7 § octal: 247 help

This character () is used as a section sign especially in the US, and as a paragraph sign...
Forum: The Dark Room 2007-01-23, 3:03pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,891
Posted By earth*monkey
Awesome resource! Thanks!

Awesome resource! Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 2:00pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,746
Posted By earth*monkey
Same with me. They just said congratulations and...

Same with me. They just said congratulations and have fun.

I love the people at Bullseye. :love: :love: :love:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 1:15pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,746
Posted By earth*monkey
It is fun. The northwest is an incredible mecca...

It is fun. The northwest is an incredible mecca for glass.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 1:12pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,746
Posted By earth*monkey
Yes, I did get the lower price, plus I have a the...

Yes, I did get the lower price, plus I have a the 50% thingy because of the studio stocker pack.

So, if I'm reading my receipt correctly, my half pound of Dark Aurora cost $5.75. :shock: I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 12:50pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,746
Posted By earth*monkey
I was hoping that someone would post a pic so I...

I was hoping that someone would post a pic so I could compare it to some rods I have, but it doesn't matter now.

See, I was at Bullseye this morning going through the glass bins and in the dark...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 12:24pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,746
Posted By earth*monkey
Just curious--What does Dark Aurora look like in...

Just curious--What does Dark Aurora look like in Rod form?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 12:15pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By earth*monkey
I tend to run a more propane rich flame usually,...

I tend to run a more propane rich flame usually, so maybe it's just me. :)

I have a GTT bobcat on an oxygen concentrator.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-04, 9:59am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By earth*monkey
Thanks for the tips! So far I've noticed...

Thanks for the tips!

So far I've noticed that Bullseye seem to like an oxygen rich flame, otherwise the glass gets scummy.

I'm starting to wonder if my torch just isn't hot enough. It's...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2007-01-04, 12:06am
Replies: 24
Views: 15,742
Posted By earth*monkey
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-02, 6:47pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By earth*monkey
Oh! I forgot to mention that I bought some odd...

Oh! I forgot to mention that I bought some odd lots from Bridgetown Glass. I think I cleaned Kalera out of Nougat. ;)

Is Nougat reactive then?

Also, what is up with only one opaque red and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-02, 6:31pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By earth*monkey
New to Bullseye - Dos and Don'ts?

Hubby bought me the studio stocker pack for Christmas and I think I am in love with this glass. So far I've only done some plain beads and some sculptural stuff.

Does anyone have any suggestions...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-01-01, 2:07pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By earth*monkey
Great Tip, Lisi! Thanks so much. =D> =D>

Great Tip, Lisi! Thanks so much. =D> =D>
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-11-30, 12:34pm
Replies: 156
Views: 35,753
Posted By earth*monkey
I'm not at 160, but I'm not far behind. ...

I'm not at 160, but I'm not far behind.

Hubby just built me a new glass storage system with 120 compartments and was dismayed when I filled it up with glass left over. Heh. All 104coe.

Now...
Forum: Torch Questions 2006-11-23, 9:38am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,755
Posted By earth*monkey
Thanks for the thorough reply Kimberly. This is...

Thanks for the thorough reply Kimberly. This is super information. I'm off to make some adjustments.
Forum: Torch Questions 2006-11-22, 11:17am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,755
Posted By earth*monkey
GTT Bobcat on 2 oxycons

Hey all,

So I hooked up two oxycons to my bobcat, and now I'm thinking I have too much oxygen.

The flame is very nice, but I noticed that the pressure dropped down to about 3 - 3 1/2 on each...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-11-02, 9:35am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,917
Posted By earth*monkey
I think we're building a nice list here. :) ...

I think we're building a nice list here. :)

Susan and Robin, I've added your information to the list in post #26.
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