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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-03-04, 5:51pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By BeaDangerous
Yes! Moody Blue is by far the easiest metallic...

Yes! Moody Blue is by far the easiest metallic I've used, and comes out of the kiln just like it went in, so far
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-20, 8:40am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By BeaDangerous
This was a very interesting discussion! (Even...

This was a very interesting discussion! (Even though most of it is way over my head) I hope it helps the OP with his project. I don't have much to add except a MAPP torch is not hot enough for boro....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-15, 5:00pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By BeaDangerous
Thank you, I'll look into it, I didn't know...

Thank you, I'll look into it, I didn't know about those.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-14, 7:35am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By BeaDangerous
I have a very basic analog kiln, I've gone down...

I have a very basic analog kiln, I've gone down from 5 to 4 on the knob but I think 3 is probably not hot enough.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-14, 7:29am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By BeaDangerous
I made notes to myself which ones are Reducing, ...

I made notes to myself which ones are Reducing, Striking, Reset/Reduce, Technical, and Reduce with a brush flame.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-14, 2:49am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By BeaDangerous
Maybe you can ask the Etsy artist which glass...

Maybe you can ask the Etsy artist which glass they used? Sometimes in the item details they list what they made it with. Tell them how much you like their work and how that color is exactly what...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-13, 9:43pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By BeaDangerous
I got a wide variety of chrome/silver effects...

I got a wide variety of chrome/silver effects from my DH reducing rods, the hard part for me is keeping it after they go through annealing
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-13, 9:01pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By BeaDangerous
A lot of them had nice metallic luster going in...

A lot of them had nice metallic luster going in the kiln, but it went away, which I kinda expected, it happens a lot with me and DH. I really liked Elpis, Oxalis and Helios
Forum: Studio 2022-02-13, 8:52pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By BeaDangerous
Pretty! I don't get why everyone wants everything...

Pretty! I don't get why everyone wants everything gray, beige or white these days, I love COLORS!
We were looking for a purple sofa, Haha good luck with that, went to Rooms to Go. A salesman jumped...
Forum: Studio 2022-02-13, 8:30am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By BeaDangerous
Jewelry making/art desk (in progress)

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Habitat for Humanity Restore finds! The cabinets were already those colors that go perfectly with my Caribbean themed room. The top is a door, fortunately it had no doorknob hole
180195...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-13, 7:34am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By BeaDangerous
My DH full assortment 1st results

I did most of the 30, just not the ones I already had. My flame (1lb MAPP and Fireworks) is way too reducing, but I think I can probably use most of them for last-minute surface decorations. I was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-01-18, 11:05am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By BeaDangerous
I got clip on didymiums to go on my reading...

I got clip on didymiums to go on my reading glasses and they're great.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-20, 7:21am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By BeaDangerous
I think you're doing great! You'll get the hang...

I think you're doing great! You'll get the hang of all the flame issues and find what colors do what in no time. Keep reading all the tips and check out the free tutorials! My favorite is Moth's...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-19, 8:26pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By BeaDangerous
I just came from Christmas at BF's mom's. They...

I just came from Christmas at BF's mom's. They got me a bunch of tools and glass from Devardi. As I'm opening stuff, there's all these slips of paper warning not to mix COEs and they even wrote it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-19, 8:06pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By BeaDangerous
Welcome! I'm jealous of the nice shape you got...

Welcome! I'm jealous of the nice shape you got after only a week! What brand of glass and what kind of torch/fuel are you using?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-18, 6:25am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By BeaDangerous
Truthfully, it's really the Fireworks torch I...

Truthfully, it's really the Fireworks torch I bought at Hobby Lobby over 20 years ago to get into this. I broke my HH when I accidentally knocked it off the porch.
But I still should have been able...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-12, 2:14pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By BeaDangerous
Which part are you referring to? I know I should...

Which part are you referring to? I know I should have looked at the size but I was excited about finding 104 tubes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-03, 11:03am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By BeaDangerous
I bought some of the "casino glass tubes " from...

I bought some of the "casino glass tubes " from arrow springs, (without paying attention to the size) They're huge! Almost the diameter of a paper towel core. They said it was 104, but I could barely...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-06-26, 4:08am
Replies: 61
Views: 20,051
Posted By BeaDangerous
BF collects comic books, except when he's...

BF collects comic books, except when he's collecting coins, cookie jars, football jerseys, movie posters, cats, hats, and Hawaiian shirts. He would like to collect classic cars, but he'd have to sell...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-06-10, 9:24am
Replies: 48
Views: 11,231
Posted By BeaDangerous
I noticed that no one mentioned DH Oracle black,...

I noticed that no one mentioned DH Oracle black, I just ordered some since I love, love, love their Zephyr clear. I hope I haven't made a mistake!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-20, 6:23am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,166
Posted By BeaDangerous
I'm only on a Fireworks with MAPP bottles, but...

I'm only on a Fireworks with MAPP bottles, but my entire "studio" (not including my Hotbox kiln) is in a large rolling double stacked toolbox!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-21, 8:34am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,739
Posted By BeaDangerous
I've been pleased with the glass once I learned...

I've been pleased with the glass once I learned how slowly I need to warm it. I bought a bunch of their assortments, and they do make some beautiful colors. The rods are quite thick and wonky, some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-20, 10:35am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By BeaDangerous
I recently did the same thing, welcome back! I...

I recently did the same thing, welcome back! I had to break up my solidified bead release into chunks so I could get it out of the bottle, then mortar and pestle into dust so I could reconstitute...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-09, 5:31am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By BeaDangerous
Well, I've made a couple of attempts, and it's...

Well, I've made a couple of attempts, and it's possible, at least. I had to get the spoon hotter than I'd planned in order to get the glass to stick, and where the silver was more scuffed up ( around...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-12-23, 10:15am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,325
Posted By BeaDangerous
Thanks I'll do that.

Thanks I'll do that.
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