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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-09, 10:11pm
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By CMode
Dip and Go Sludge for me -

Dip and Go Sludge for me -
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-26, 5:04pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By CMode
The Idea to take a class first at an established...

The Idea to take a class first at an established studio is a great suggestion. It gives you a chance to test tools, play with different kinds of glass and see a proper set up before getting started....
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2016-05-11, 12:15pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,853
Posted By CMode
NEW Tut!**Make Whimsical DAISY Murrini** Great for beginner lampworkers!

Introducing my 3rd Murrini Tutorial! :smile:

(A BIG thank you to all who have purchased my first two tutorials: Making Beautiful Murrini, and Making Beautiful Encased Murrini Beads. It was because...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-20, 8:50am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By CMode
I use the Beadreamer too but an ultra sonic...

I use the Beadreamer too but an ultra sonic cleaner sounds so much easier! That would be great if this works well :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-04-03, 1:06pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,288
Posted By CMode
I just tried placing an order with IJS and got a...

I just tried placing an order with IJS and got a reply back that they are out of stock on this tubing at the moment with no idea when they will be restocked. :cry:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-27, 10:02am
Replies: 52
Views: 79,290
Posted By CMode
I think this thread is my new favorite thread!...

I think this thread is my new favorite thread! Wow! All these links to such incredible information all in one place :-D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-11, 12:43pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By CMode
If you get the glass very hot so that all colors...

If you get the glass very hot so that all colors are well melted they will twist together smoother. With black (especially Intense Black) you can make clear encased stringers from it to use in your...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2014-03-11, 11:14am
Replies: 33
Views: 11,434
Posted By CMode
Here are a few new encased murrini beads I've...

Here are a few new encased murrini beads I've made recently:

Just when I thought I'd gotten tired of making them, the obsession returns! :D
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2014-03-09, 10:11pm
Replies: 33
Views: 11,434
Posted By CMode
Sorry it has taken me so long to check in on this...

Sorry it has taken me so long to check in on this thread -

These beads are beautiful! Lots of color, minimal bubbles, nice puckered ends - well done :-D. These can be tricky beads to make - I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-09, 8:37pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,910
Posted By CMode
Also, try working with just some thin stringer...

Also, try working with just some thin stringer pulled from the rods. Make dots, scrolls, etc. to practice your skills while limiting the amount of glass you use. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-06, 2:55pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Posted By CMode
Thanks for the info Kay - I'll check it out :)

Thanks for the info Kay - I'll check it out :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-03, 10:15pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Posted By CMode
Ah ha! I did not even think to try to reduce it -...

Ah ha! I did not even think to try to reduce it - thanks Jaci, I'll give that a try :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-03, 9:30pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Posted By CMode
Copper Ruby Powder

Hi all - I found a vile of powder labeled Copper Ruby but cannot for the life of me remember why I bought it or how I'm supposed to use it.

I thought I was going to get a pretty blue when I tried...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-10, 3:48pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,151
Posted By CMode
My husband used to order supplies from them years...

My husband used to order supplies from them years ago when he turned blanks for wood pens. I'm not sure how the hardware would adapt to glass though.

For pen kits that are made to hold beads you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-20, 1:20pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By CMode
I was going to say Aion too, but if it looks...

I was going to say Aion too, but if it looks clear and streaky it might be Olympic Rain.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-20, 1:18pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By CMode
My favorite clear is DH Aether but it will color...

My favorite clear is DH Aether but it will color silver glass a bit greenish/yellow. So for silver glass I love Zephyr.

Sometimes I get really good batches of Super Clear, or even plain old...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-15, 12:28pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,212
Posted By CMode
I've broken my fair share of beads on my Impress...

I've broken my fair share of beads on my Impress by trying to get the flares as tight as possible. I read somewhere to not flare the edges with the Impress all the way down tight - take them off just...
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-09-26, 12:23pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By CMode
Very pretty! Almost looks a little pearlescent :D

Very pretty! Almost looks a little pearlescent :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-20, 10:19am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,536
Posted By CMode
Unless there's gunk on the glass that needs...

Unless there's gunk on the glass that needs removing, I just use a dry microfiber cloth.
It takes off all fingerprints or smudges, makes the glass nice and shiny leaving no lint behind.

I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-23, 9:52am
Replies: 68
Views: 9,336
Posted By CMode
Thank you so much for posting this - what a...

Thank you so much for posting this - what a wonderful trip you had! Fascinating info!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-22, 10:39am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By CMode
This video by Tim Adam answers my question and...

This video by Tim Adam answers my question and shows how the program works:

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-22, 10:33am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By CMode
I know how to do this in Photoshop but this...

I know how to do this in Photoshop but this program looks like it would be a whole lot quicker and easier. Do you happen to know if this program works inside of Etsy while you're listing an item? Or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-12, 10:24am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,242
Posted By CMode
My propane tank will do this whenever they...

My propane tank will do this whenever they overfill it. After I use some of the propane it stops. I now have them under-fill it by a half pound or more.

With exchange tanks they may all be more...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-31, 9:49am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,888
Posted By CMode
Effetre Avocado 210 is a really nice opaque light...

Effetre Avocado 210 is a really nice opaque light olive. For a deep olive opaque I agree, the Lauscha one is killer! For a transparent I like Effetre sage green.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-26, 10:44am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By CMode
I would guess it was this technique too - I have...

I would guess it was this technique too - I have some old Dresden Dolls where the skirts of the doll were actual fabric dipped in porcelain.

But looking closely at the photo I'm wondering if it...
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