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Forum: Sale Rack 2014-07-11, 12:10pm
Replies: 467
Views: 72,877
Posted By Pickledkitty
I would like to complement Ron on the...

I would like to complement Ron on the illustrations in his tutorials. Having a photo of a torch and the glass is not always helpful, but the illustrations are very explicit in where to aim the...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-07-06, 2:51pm
Replies: 467
Views: 72,877
Posted By Pickledkitty
Ordered the implosion tutorial and got the galaxy...

Ordered the implosion tutorial and got the galaxy one as a bonus within about 10 minutes. Beautifully done tutorials and an amazing sale right now. Thanks!
Forum: Boro Room 2014-03-19, 6:02pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By Pickledkitty
I have done a vitrigraph pull with soft boro (60...

I have done a vitrigraph pull with soft boro (60 or so coe) and it had to get up to 1850 F to start the glass moving. At that temp you end up firing the flower pot higher than it was previously,...
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2014-03-15, 5:28pm
Replies: 264
Views: 53,533
Posted By Pickledkitty
Thanks Mary K for such a detailed process. One...

Thanks Mary K for such a detailed process. One thing I recently learned is that you can kiln strike a piece of glass multiple times. That never occurred to me before, and with some colors, especially...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-02-10, 4:16pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,871
Posted By Pickledkitty
This sounds like an amazing deal, how does one go...

This sounds like an amazing deal, how does one go about attaining it? Is there a coupon code?
Forum: Safety 2013-12-16, 11:38am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,250
Posted By Pickledkitty
The link for the North 7700 seems a bit...

The link for the North 7700 seems a bit expensive, here is a better one:
...
Forum: Safety 2013-12-15, 6:19pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,250
Posted By Pickledkitty
I use a small North 7700 half mask respirator...

I use a small North 7700 half mask respirator with the pink P100 filter pucks. It is comfortable enough to wear for hours, and works with eyeglasses. Best one in my opinion, and I think it was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-05, 4:18pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By Pickledkitty
I got the cuts of beeswax mixed with honey from...

I got the cuts of beeswax mixed with honey from when it is harvested, and cleaned and strained it myself to get a block of pure beeswax. It smells lovely when melted and burned. I just found this...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-04, 9:18am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By Pickledkitty
Like Artsyuno said, waxing helps the glass to...

Like Artsyuno said, waxing helps the glass to slide. I apply right before and during use of the tool. Once the tool is hot, i just poke it into my beeswax puck. Don't wax tweezers though, it kind of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-03, 12:23pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By Pickledkitty
I have read here that brass is preferred to...

I have read here that brass is preferred to strike 104 rainbow glasses (double helix, etc) Personally I use brass and graphite tools and beeswax them both;p
Forum: Boro Room 2013-11-01, 10:39am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,471
Posted By Pickledkitty
In my opinion, if you want to do that type of...

In my opinion, if you want to do that type of work with boro, you will want a two stage torch. The Bethlehem Bravo($800) is amazing and works great for this. I am selling a lightly used bobcat...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-10-27, 4:03pm
Replies: 53
Views: 23,692
Posted By Pickledkitty
Phew! Glad they made it, and hope you have tons...

Phew! Glad they made it, and hope you have tons of fun there! Midterm kicked my butt and I nearly forgot to mail them out!
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-09-25, 9:04am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,227
Posted By Pickledkitty
“Molten” A National Juried Exhibition of Glass and Metal Work

Interesting opportunity for those who are ready for it:

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=702&admin_verify_view=true

Juried by Andrea Guarino-Slemmons, Gail...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-16, 7:10am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,288
Posted By Pickledkitty
Another option is to use cut up bicycle inner...

Another option is to use cut up bicycle inner tubes. You can cut them at different angles to get larger/smaller bands.
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-09-14, 8:37pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pickledkitty
It is the only "time of the month" that I look...

It is the only "time of the month" that I look forward to ;p
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-09-14, 8:23pm
Replies: 53
Views: 23,692
Posted By Pickledkitty
Construction

I am really struggling on the construction of these. I do them off mandrel boro, but I have a hell of a time getting the fins evenly placed. I normally put a hot gob of glass on the side, mush it and...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2013-09-14, 8:09pm
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By Pickledkitty
Thumbs up Salt City Glass has another Thrilled Customer

If you have yet to order from Salt City Glass, wait no longer. They are the only ones that I know of who sell the True Parallel Masher 2 by Artisan Tool Works that include the flat set of...
Forum: Tutorials 2013-08-24, 2:51pm
Replies: 19
Views: 11,548
Posted By Pickledkitty
Old thread, but...

I know this is an old thread, but I thought it would be good to clarify. Heating up salt will produce Hydrochloric Acid gas. That is why the salt firing was so clandestine, because it is incredibly...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-11, 9:39am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,050
Posted By Pickledkitty
If you go the Lynx route, you will definitely...

If you go the Lynx route, you will definitely need another oxygen concentrator. The minimum to work Boro for a GTT torch would be the Cricket, but for just a little more, the Bobcat can melt Boro...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-29, 8:28pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pickledkitty
Thanks for everyone chiming in with their...

Thanks for everyone chiming in with their experience! Alas, the class I wanted filled up too quickly, so I have opted to go to the Art Glass Invitational this year instead. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Boro Room 2013-03-19, 5:31pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,354
Posted By Pickledkitty
Found in an older book at my University, this is...

Found in an older book at my University, this is a list of colorants that you could add to float glass when melting as a recycled cullet. The percentages are so small that they won't change the COE...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-06, 9:07pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pickledkitty
I think the only benefit to having a car is being...

I think the only benefit to having a car is being able to go do laundry hwen you can spare a moment, I never even thought of going to Asheville ;p
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-06, 7:43am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pickledkitty
Yeap, I was expecting that much ;p

Yeap, I was expecting that much ;p
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-03, 4:00pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pickledkitty
Thanks Patienthand! Do you happen to know the...

Thanks Patienthand! Do you happen to know the best/least expensive way to get there from the Ashville airport? It seems like $250 for a shuttle there and back is a bit outrageous.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-02, 5:24pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pickledkitty
That is exactly along the lines that I was...

That is exactly along the lines that I was thinking, Talonst! I do remember seeing that info on the website, glvz, although I am not particularly interested in Hot shop practices, just sculptural...
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