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Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2013-07-16, 3:04pm
Replies: 24
Views: 13,126
Posted By j2canoe
This is a Fabulous Tutorial!!! Wonderful...

This is a Fabulous Tutorial!!! Wonderful photography and tons of recipes and tips! Many, many cool combinations I would never have thought would look so good together! And finally - a way to cut...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-03-08, 3:51am
Replies: 197
Views: 141,973
Posted By j2canoe
WOW!!! Those are Perfect Lezlie!! Superb color...

WOW!!! Those are Perfect Lezlie!! Superb color combos and findings too!!! :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-18, 10:26am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
Talonst's second paragraph is Critical to this...

Talonst's second paragraph is Critical to this process - it is all timing and heat control. Once you have your design on and your gather has started to form "shoulders" (rounding out slightly)...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-18, 10:03am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
Good Luck Gail! I hope you'll post your results!...

Good Luck Gail! I hope you'll post your results! :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-16, 12:28pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
Gail - are you wanting the petals to curl inward...

Gail - are you wanting the petals to curl inward (like a peony) or outward (like a lily)?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-16, 2:57am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
Talonst's technique is the way that I do mine. ...

Talonst's technique is the way that I do mine. Gail have you read Ron Bearer's Implosion tutorial? It is written for boro - but all of the techniques in the tutorial also work for soft glass (you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-13, 7:55am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
I just realized that this thread does not have...

I just realized that this thread does not have how to get the implosion off the uncoated mandrel in it. You may have already figured this out - but just in case: keep a glass or bowl of water...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-12, 2:54am
Replies: 34
Views: 10,097
Posted By j2canoe
Kitty is a super fantastic lampworker and a...

Kitty is a super fantastic lampworker and a wonderful lady - I am 99.9% certain that she works in soft glass - 104coe. I really think you should pm her or convo her from her etsy shop. I'm sure...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-12, 2:50am
Replies: 69
Views: 9,409
Posted By j2canoe
I would suggest that you purchase a copy of...

I would suggest that you purchase a copy of Corina Tettinger's Passing The Flame - if you don't already have a copy. Also, Cindy Jenkins book is really helpful. I found the free tutorials here...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-03, 3:36am
Replies: 101
Views: 16,417
Posted By j2canoe
Do Not use the top of the Press you are going to...

Do Not use the top of the Press you are going to use next to corral said Stink Bug either....unless you just love dilemmas........:)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-03, 3:35am
Replies: 101
Views: 16,417
Posted By j2canoe
Do Not Threaten the Stink Bug walking across your...

Do Not Threaten the Stink Bug walking across your table with a hot glass rod - they take great offense to this! Unless, of course, you just can't get enough of "Eau de Rotten...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-29, 3:23am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,630
Posted By j2canoe
Hi Jacqueline! No, it won't take you five years...

Hi Jacqueline! No, it won't take you five years to learn, lol!! They are really easy to make. There are a couple of ways to do this. The first (and easiest) way is to start with a small gather of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-22, 2:40am
Replies: 53
Views: 10,335
Posted By j2canoe
Also learned from Lance at Flametree......."It's...

Also learned from Lance at Flametree......."It's either Hot....or it's Not"!
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-02-19, 8:51am
Replies: 92
Views: 38,510
Posted By j2canoe
I started a Webbing thread in the Gallery section...

I started a Webbing thread in the Gallery section - but I wanted to post them here too. Here are some webbers that I made from Amy's Wonderful tutorial yesterday..... I really, really LOVE this...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-29, 5:16am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,046
Posted By j2canoe
Hi Cara! Check out Drew Fritt's Marble book for...

Hi Cara! Check out Drew Fritt's Marble book for this. It has instructions for making tongs as well as many, many, many other useful tips for all things marble......In my opinion, his book is to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-04, 5:23am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,433
Posted By j2canoe
I love both! I love the translucency of many of...

I love both! I love the translucency of many of the CIM colors. Some that don't look translucent in rod form make great translucent encasing glasses over denser colors for some unique color combos....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-01, 3:54pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,154
Posted By j2canoe
LOL!!! :) Harry - florals are incomprehensible...

LOL!!! :) Harry - florals are incomprehensible creatures when you first learn them. You just have to keep trying and trying and trying and....etc - you get the idea. I read everything I could...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-06, 12:30pm
Replies: 59
Views: 9,933
Posted By j2canoe
If you want to do implosions - I definitely...

If you want to do implosions - I definitely recommend Ron Bearer's tutorial (he's posted a pic of it a bit further down in the thread). It is for boro - but everything in it also applies to soft...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-06, 5:40am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,931
Posted By j2canoe
Oh My Yes!!! It does get easier....and then...

Oh My Yes!!! It does get easier....and then you'll be looking around for techniques that will challenge you as you will get bored with the ones that you already know! :) One of the things I did...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-04, 3:49pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By j2canoe
Hi Chipoo - I just wrote this in another thread.....

Hi Chipoo - I just wrote this in another thread.. but with ANY bead release, you need to heat the mandrel with the bead release on it BEFORE you apply hot glass to it. Just a few quick passes...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-04, 3:40pm
Replies: 59
Views: 9,933
Posted By j2canoe
[QUOTE=PKnowler;3768209]I'm using a fireworks...

[QUOTE=PKnowler;3768209]I'm using a fireworks torch that came with my bead kit. Do you really thinkl there is a difference in the fireworks and the hot head? I thought they were about the same. I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-24, 9:56am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,678
Posted By j2canoe
Glad you got it resolved!! The Jen-Ken relays...

Glad you got it resolved!! The Jen-Ken relays are waaaaay cheaper than the paragon ones! They are so easy to replace, just remember where you took off each wire and put them back on the same way -...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-24, 4:26am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,678
Posted By j2canoe
I have a Paragon SC-2 and about once a year the...

I have a Paragon SC-2 and about once a year the relay goes bad (but I use it every day and run a full cycle). It is nerve wracking as you never know when it is going. Sometimes, you can tell by the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-12, 7:36am
Replies: 43
Views: 8,370
Posted By j2canoe
HOOORAY!!!!! Looks GREAT!! :)

HOOORAY!!!!! Looks GREAT!! :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-11, 12:40pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,071
Posted By j2canoe
Congratulations Harry! :) When your beads are on...

Congratulations Harry! :) When your beads are on the mandrel - is there a door that flips up or something to accommodate the mandrel? I'm not familiar with this type of kiln.
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