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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-27, 4:10pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By tassiebeads
I'd also check the library for any lampworking...

I'd also check the library for any lampworking books, some of them provide a lot of basic and start-up information for the beginner.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-06, 10:31pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By tassiebeads
I've heard that Effetre white opalino is pearly...

I've heard that Effetre white opalino is pearly looking, I think it's #504 maybe?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-18, 4:40pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By tassiebeads
"Beads of Glass" by Cindy Jenkins is also...

"Beads of Glass" by Cindy Jenkins is also excellent, it has a lot of step by step "how to's" which were very helpful when I was starting out.
Forum: Website help and critique 2018-03-07, 5:09pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By tassiebeads
Hi Ordered from Oz, everything works like a...

Hi
Ordered from Oz, everything works like a charm. Very easy to use and organised site, IMO. And the most beautiful blends!!
Thanks, Val.
Cheers
Mary
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-25, 6:06pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By tassiebeads
Lauscha makes a nice orange.

Lauscha makes a nice orange.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-19, 4:00am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By tassiebeads
Check out the library or second hand bookshops...

Check out the library or second hand bookshops for books on lampwork, I found these to be really helpful when I was starting out.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-29, 4:48am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By tassiebeads
Also check out Perlenpresse "Tools for ear and...

Also check out Perlenpresse "Tools for ear and neck Pendant" section too.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-28, 4:27pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By tassiebeads
Lausha 219 transparent red is a good one - stays...

Lausha 219 transparent red is a good one - stays lovely and transparent too.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2017-03-19, 6:53pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By tassiebeads
Laura, they are gorgeous! Can't wait to try out...

Laura, they are gorgeous! Can't wait to try out the new colours in this wonderful glass.
And thanks for getting my order out soooo quickly!! Appreciate it!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-16, 4:50pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By tassiebeads
FYI Bavarian Beads does make an oval one too. ...

FYI
Bavarian Beads does make an oval one too. I bought it and love it, very easy to use.

http://www.bavarianbeads.com/product_info.php?products_id=498
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-02, 5:02am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By tassiebeads
Thanks, Kristen and Speedslug, for sharing those...

Thanks, Kristen and Speedslug, for sharing those great tips and information - I'll be giving them a try first thing in the morning (my Friday morning which is still about 12 hours away, while you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-01, 8:09pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By tassiebeads
Wow, that's a really tiny amount of baking soda,...

Wow, that's a really tiny amount of baking soda, (way less than I've been using even when I cut down the amount - no wonder I've been getting craters!) Thanks for the tips, and especially about...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-01, 4:23pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By tassiebeads
Baking soda beads help please.

Does anyone know how to make these so that the beads don't come out having HUGE, GIANT bubbles in them? I've seen these beads made with small to medium bubbles, but my beads usually have those and...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2016-12-17, 3:55pm
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By tassiebeads
Thanks, Laura, for a great sale! Just put in my...

Thanks, Laura, for a great sale! Just put in my order, this is really lovely glass to use, but I especially love the 104.
Thanks again!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-12-13, 7:31pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By tassiebeads
I usually just melt the tip of a white rod and...

I usually just melt the tip of a white rod and dunk it into the enamel a few times depending on how dark I want the petals to be, then pull it out into a stringer. I also twist when I pull the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-06, 3:02pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,985
Posted By tassiebeads
I've used a glue called Hasulith for metal on...

I've used a glue called Hasulith for metal on glass and it's worked really well.
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2016-10-29, 2:47am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,455
Posted By tassiebeads
Great tut!! Good photos and illustrations, and...

Great tut!! Good photos and illustrations, and the explanations are easy to follow. I've always wondered how these murrinis were made, now I'm off to try them myself.
Thanks!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-15, 8:26pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,857
Posted By tassiebeads
Oh, and there's also Peter Minson Art Glass in...

Oh, and there's also Peter Minson Art Glass in Binalong, NSW - lovely people to deal with.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-10, 3:06pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,857
Posted By tassiebeads
Peppertown Gemworld (Virginia, Queensland) sells...

Peppertown Gemworld (Virginia, Queensland) sells glass by the rod if you want to try out a colour.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2016-02-15, 4:21pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,776
Posted By tassiebeads
Thanks, Deb, can't pass up a sale. Looking...

Thanks, Deb, can't pass up a sale.
Looking forward to the next tut.
Cheers
Mary
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-01-07, 2:31am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,957
Posted By tassiebeads
The turquoise opaque is very pretty too.

The turquoise opaque is very pretty too.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-12-29, 5:54pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,852
Posted By tassiebeads
I think the Cindy Jenkins book, "Beads of Glass"...

I think the Cindy Jenkins book, "Beads of Glass" has a quite a few sections on making various types of cane included with other techniques.
A great book with step by steps and lots of lovely photos....
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-11-07, 4:30pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,927
Posted By tassiebeads
I went from a Minor to a Lynx and positively love...

I went from a Minor to a Lynx and positively love the versatility of the Lynx - (but I have a 10l/m oxycon so not sure how it would work with a 5).

Cheers
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-10-20, 12:20am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By tassiebeads
And if you're ever wanting to use a truly...

And if you're ever wanting to use a truly beautiful striking red, there's a gorgeous Ornela czech colour called "ruby" (Not "garnet" which is much darker) - the number is 9009. The rod looks...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-10-16, 10:21pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By tassiebeads
I've used Lauscha 219 transparent red that I...

I've used Lauscha 219 transparent red that I bought at Flamedame - (the 6-8mm rods) and they stay a true transparent red - perfect for hearts. I haven't tried the smaller rods yet, but the larger...
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