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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-14, 7:11am
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By Handyann
Problems with Carlisle Machine Co

Hi,
Has anyone had issues getting Carlisle to answer them if they have a torch problem?

I've just bought a brand new Mini CC from a supplier in Germany (I'm in the UK) and there's a gas leak in...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-06-07, 12:12am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,433
Posted By Handyann
Oh wow! Maybe one day....

Oh wow! Maybe one day....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-05, 4:33am
Replies: 52
Views: 96,324
Posted By Handyann
Most useful thread

Awww... this is such a toughie to answer - I've not been lampworking long and almost every thread has helped me immensely, particularly the Q's and A's. Everyone is so helpful and answers daft...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-04, 1:31am
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Handyann
Thanks so much for your reply rainygrrl. That's a...

Thanks so much for your reply rainygrrl. That's a useful tip and I don't feel quite so daft now!! :-D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-03, 9:41am
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Handyann
Well, now I do feel silly! I thought there must...

Well, now I do feel silly! I thought there must be some dexterous trick of dragging the dots or something (tried that, made a mess!) I didn't realise it was just heat.

Thank you so much for your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-03, 8:00am
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Handyann
Tidy daisies

Hi all
Could some kind soul answer this, probably very silly, question please?
I've not been lampworking long, so that's my excuse! :p

I'd love to make pretty daisies like the one in the...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-10-07, 3:42am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,186
Posted By Handyann
Has anyone managed to make these in soft glass?...

Has anyone managed to make these in soft glass? They look great but I can see them exploding from lack of heat at the thick end if not in boro. I don't think my little torch would cope!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-06-26, 1:12am
Replies: 47
Views: 30,981
Posted By Handyann
Ah - thank you both very much. I did find the...

Ah - thank you both very much. I did find the Rose listed when I did a search on Tuffy's site, but of course didn't relate it to Lavender Blue - why would you??!

I'll go and try again.

Thanks...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-06-25, 9:14am
Replies: 47
Views: 30,981
Posted By Handyann
Hi, This looks very useful Does anyone have an...

Hi, This looks very useful Does anyone have an idea what the Moretti colours/numbers translate to in Effetre please? I've looked for these on Martin Tuffnell's site but can't find them.

Thanks...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-02, 11:23am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By Handyann
Thanks Kathy. Luckily, I'm an antiques restorer...

Thanks Kathy. Luckily, I'm an antiques restorer in 'real life', and I'm so used to fixing things that it never occurs to me not to at least try.

I'm pleased to report that Brian the Oxycon (Martin...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-02, 9:59am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By Handyann
Hi Kathy and Kristen, I think I solved it! I...

Hi Kathy and Kristen,

I think I solved it! I finally managed to find a proper service manual online, instead of the usual owner's manual, and discovered how to get the case open - only 2 screws,...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-02, 1:51am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By Handyann
Hi Kristin, Thanks for replying. I...

Hi Kristin,

Thanks for replying.

I checked the hose first, as it's quite long and easy to trap or kink, but it's fine. Also, I was using the torch with no problems for about 30 minutes...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-01, 10:14am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By Handyann
My candles disappeared!!

Hi all,

I'm a rank beginner but have just got a Bethlhem Minnow after using a Hot Head for a while. The BM is secondhand, and I also got a Companion 590i oxycon with it.

They worked fine when I...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-03-08, 3:25am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,005
Posted By Handyann
Superglue isn't really the best for this. All the...

Superglue isn't really the best for this. All the varieties tend to shrink and get brittle with time. A better alternative is a 2-part epoxy. One I use a lot for my restoration work is Devcon - I...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-03-01, 6:15am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,027
Posted By Handyann
A huge Thank You to the very kind folks who...

A huge Thank You to the very kind folks who offered and have sent me this tutorial. I'm not quite up to that standard yet, but am hopeful!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-15, 11:44pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,867
Posted By Handyann
Thanks Hayley. I did spend a lot of time Googling...

Thanks Hayley. I did spend a lot of time Googling and searching the forum before asking. The problem is converting units of pressure to units of volume. Torches seem to be rated in volume units -...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-14, 3:45am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,867
Posted By Handyann
Umm.. it might! Thank you. I'll go and see if I...

Umm.. it might! Thank you. I'll go and see if I can get a conversion between PSI and ltr or cu ft. Why can't everyone speak the same language?!! :-)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-14, 2:25am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,071
Posted By Handyann
I know this thread has gone wildly off-topic...my...

I know this thread has gone wildly off-topic...my fault!... but the Newbie bit still applies :-D

Quick question - is it possible to reheat an annealed and cold bead please? I made one last night...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-10, 1:58am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,867
Posted By Handyann
Hi I know this is an old thread but I was...

Hi
I know this is an old thread but I was interested in all the data on flow rates of gas and oxy. In the UK NG pressure is rated in millibars and I can't find a conversion chart between mbar and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-08, 3:02am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,071
Posted By Handyann
Jeannie - thank you for your encouragement. I...

Jeannie - thank you for your encouragement. I suspect I should probably be doing plain beads myself, to get the base principles down properly, but I can't resist the sooo pretty patterns!

Thanks...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-07, 4:17am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,071
Posted By Handyann
:roll:Hi all and thanks again for your invaluable...

:roll:Hi all and thanks again for your invaluable advice.

I'm not going to go on boring everyone with my beadie attempts, you'll be pleased to know! I do have three that I'm reasonably pleased...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-06, 2:45am
Replies: 196
Views: 118,518
Posted By Handyann
Ah - I should have waited to view the link on my...

Ah - I should have waited to view the link on my laptop instead of my phone - it's all there. YAY!! Thank you PattyK! :-D
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-06, 12:48am
Replies: 196
Views: 118,518
Posted By Handyann
I did check it out before posting Eileen, but it...

I did check it out before posting Eileen, but it only appears to be part of the tutorial with just the photo that's already on the post.

I did find a You Tube video from Denise Baker however,...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-05, 4:16am
Replies: 196
Views: 118,518
Posted By Handyann
These are gorgeous beads - a bit above my pay...

These are gorgeous beads - a bit above my pay grade just yet though!

I was wondering if the illustrations mentioned at the head of the thread were still available anywhere, please? The given link...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-01-31, 10:01am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,027
Posted By Handyann
Hunting a tutorial

Hi,
Does anyone have the Flurry Bead tutorial by Laura Sparling please? It's an anemone implosion bead. [-o<

The tute was free on her site originally, but I've contacted her and it's now...
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