Lampwork Etc.
 
Mountain Glass Arts

LE Live Chat

Enter Live Chat

No users in chat


Jelveh Designs - Glass Beads Torched One-by-One

Glacial Art Glass


 

Go Back   Lampwork Etc. > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 343
Search took 1.17 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: PittsGlass
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-05, 8:45pm
Replies: 42
Views: 10,147
Posted By PittsGlass
That is one of my favorite glass colors. I don't...

That is one of my favorite glass colors. I don't have images handy, but will try to take some this week. Makes the most glowing planet marbles.


I has a big sad about the end of this color. ...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-03-11, 1:10pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,361
Posted By PittsGlass
Entries are being done blind to protect your...

Entries are being done blind to protect your ideas from sniping through the sketch phase. They will be publicized at the end of the sketch period, prior to final design clean up stage. At that...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-03-08, 12:13pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,361
Posted By PittsGlass
I am also open to feedback on the set up of the...

I am also open to feedback on the set up of the competition. This is the first time I am attempting something like this. I would love any input. Particularly the release section needs some work. ...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-03-07, 5:08pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,361
Posted By PittsGlass
The Glass Hive Logo Design Contest!

Deadlines, release and what your competing for:


The scratch sketch submissions will be due by March 31st. We will then give a time period for refining a final product after that. If we are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-05, 3:38pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,841
Posted By PittsGlass
Even pluming multiple concentrators together, I...

Even pluming multiple concentrators together, I have never been happy with that type of flame. I like the push of a tanked oxy so much that I returned a free concentrator. Some of us are just...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-12-10, 8:28pm
Replies: 73
Views: 12,197
Posted By PittsGlass
Yes, that was the main reason. I discovered...

Yes, that was the main reason. I discovered using goldstone frit that was just plain goldstone came out flashier than the cased rods I made. I case marbles with Laucha due to its ease of...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-12-10, 6:30pm
Replies: 73
Views: 12,197
Posted By PittsGlass
Hi Mikey!, Do you have any of the gold...

Hi Mikey!,

Do you have any of the gold stone ribbons from Italy? They were about 8" long, 1/4" wide, and I would need a micrometer to give a thickness. It seems to be the most pure gold tone I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-12-10, 12:57pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,671
Posted By PittsGlass
You can also roll a bead in the powder. Go for a...

You can also roll a bead in the powder. Go for a thin layer. Then case that. I had a hard time on my first attempt. I rolled it in a frit tray with a bunch of the powder piled up. The moisture...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-12-02, 12:24pm
Replies: 39
Views: 8,050
Posted By PittsGlass
Barbara, Doing both definitely counts. You...

Barbara,

Doing both definitely counts. You gave it a soak and generally slow cool in the first kiln, and a detailed annealing cycle in the second. As long as you are not having losses due to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-25, 12:12pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,216
Posted By PittsGlass
Thanks for all the kind words. I feel so lucky...

Thanks for all the kind words. I feel so lucky to get to work with people like you every day. No industry is more friendly and fun to be in. I get to play daily with people that almost always have...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-24, 5:32pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,332
Posted By PittsGlass
Here is the one from Artco. These are what we...

Here is the one from Artco. These are what we buy to send with our analog units. Always a good read on them.

http://www.artcoinc.com/pyrometer.php

Definately DO NOT buy the cheap one on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-24, 5:21pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,626
Posted By PittsGlass
You can do a thicker release (double dip) and...

You can do a thicker release (double dip) and that gives just enough room to eek it off the mandrel.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-24, 5:20pm
Replies: 22
Views: 6,112
Posted By PittsGlass
Eregel, I like that creative rack solution for...

Eregel, I like that creative rack solution for batching and garaging at the same time. Very nice.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-13, 11:44am
Replies: 25
Views: 7,725
Posted By PittsGlass
Craig let me test drive his personal Knight...

Craig let me test drive his personal Knight Bullet torch in my home for a month to see if I liked the design. When I called in to purchase it they had misplaced the paperwork on it so he gave me the...
Forum: Tutorials 2012-09-13, 11:33am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,519
Posted By PittsGlass
Here's a great DVD for the type of hearts you are...

Here's a great DVD for the type of hearts you are looking for. The color theory and implosions alone are worth the price. The step by steps are clear, complete and easy to follow.

This is #2 in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-08, 4:10pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,105
Posted By PittsGlass
That is cool. That is the smallest glory hole I...

That is cool. That is the smallest glory hole I have seen. Great way to get more out of a propane torch.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-05, 2:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By PittsGlass
I am glad I am not the only one who can forget...

I am glad I am not the only one who can forget that I was trying to save that bead ;) At least that has far less perils than putting a soda in the freezer for a quick cool. That one is always...
Forum: Boro Room 2012-09-05, 2:51pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By PittsGlass
David has gone dark side, and there is no going...

David has gone dark side, and there is no going home now ;) Looking good. The hollow one is really impressive.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-02, 6:18pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By PittsGlass
The warranty is expired, so that should account...

The warranty is expired, so that should account for some reduction in price. It would be up to you as to what that is worth compared to a covered kiln. Otherwise it should be about equal in value...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-09-01, 4:45pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By PittsGlass
Yup. I'd want to know that my product wasn't...

Yup. I'd want to know that my product wasn't making the trip well. Give 'em a heads up even if it is not a complaint.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-01, 4:28pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By PittsGlass
She did put it in the freezer, not sure how long...

She did put it in the freezer, not sure how long in this case.

I usually put them in the freezer for 30-60 min. That is, unless I forget what I was doing, in which case it is in there until the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-29, 2:30pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By PittsGlass
Woo hoo! Fishy is free!

Woo hoo! Fishy is free!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-29, 9:51am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By PittsGlass
Sometimes putting it in the freezer can make the...

Sometimes putting it in the freezer can make the metal rod contract more than the glass.

If saving the fish for you is the goal, I may bend the mandrel a few inches away from the fish, and make...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-25, 5:54pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By PittsGlass
The black line is a copper/sulfur reaction when...

The black line is a copper/sulfur reaction when you are talking about turquoise and ivory in 104. That is one thing the 96 palate lacks(or at least did last I got to work with it). Kalera started a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-19, 1:38pm
Replies: 43
Views: 9,849
Posted By PittsGlass
I hadn't thought about the shape playing a part...

I hadn't thought about the shape playing a part as well. That makes sense.

I was under the impression that most held a lower garage temp (900)and went up 10-20 degrees for the anneal, and still...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 343

 
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:10pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Your IP: 3.237.43.68