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Forum: Studio 2021-08-17, 8:03am
Replies: 29
Views: 13,404
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I use gutter downspout stacked in an old steel...

I use gutter downspout stacked in an old steel lab cabinet gotten at auction.

178692

dj
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-06-14, 4:46am
Replies: 188
Views: 99,945
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I've used silver frit, surface & encased, and...

I've used silver frit, surface & encased, and never had it make bubbles. But it does make gorgeous beads.

dj
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-05-11, 11:13am
Replies: 53
Views: 40,454
Posted By Croft Eeusk
bump

bump
Forum: Boro Room 2021-05-03, 12:11am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,747
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yeah, feeders peeing sugar water to attract ant...

Yeah, feeders peeing sugar water to attract ant colonies is a definite turn off.

Show us what you come up with - lots of interest. Especially if you manage one that's easily cleaned :)

dj
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2021-04-17, 12:50am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Bump! Cute bunch of goodies! dj

Bump!

Cute bunch of goodies!

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-04-13, 10:54pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Croft Eeusk
The link I posted was from DH - Oracle-Opal, has...

The link I posted was from DH - Oracle-Opal, has pics of rod & beads made, listed as in stock.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-04-12, 12:50pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I came up w/this on google search ...

I came up w/this on google search

https://doublehelixglassworks.com/product/oracle-opal/

dj
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-03-20, 3:54pm
Replies: 70
Views: 37,503
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Use the link in post #68. dj

Use the link in post #68.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-02, 7:48am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,005
Posted By Croft Eeusk
OMG - I know you didn't mean to open a can of...

OMG - I know you didn't mean to open a can of worms, but ... if you search there are a number of threads on the subject.

There are some rather strong opinions on Devardi glass. I don't have one as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-27, 10:44am
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I like working in a room which is rather dark,...

I like working in a room which is rather dark, except for my table lamps. I find light from a window in front makes it difficult to keep track of the flame. That might just be me. Window from behind...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-21, 9:27pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Brass frit, among other metals, is available from...

Brass frit, among other metals, is available from Devardi Glass.

https://www.devardiglass.com/Metalworking.htm

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-19, 2:27pm
Replies: 51
Views: 5,569
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Welcome back to the addiction. Have fun! One...

Welcome back to the addiction. Have fun!

One thing you should know is that you're likely to have glass in your stashes that isn't made any longer - so some could be worth way more than when...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-12-04, 7:31am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By Croft Eeusk
:waving: Welcome to LE. Any brand of glass...

:waving: Welcome to LE.

Any brand of glass can be shocky and turn into frit-on-a-stick. As Kathy said, a little preheating helps. Sometimes. Some glass colors are just a PITA and will cause...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-11-29, 10:03pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,307
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I used to have a graphic w/info., but can't find...

I used to have a graphic w/info., but can't find it offhand.

However, Google brought up a batch of things in answer to What makes glass different colors. Among them:
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-11-18, 8:55pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,710
Posted By Croft Eeusk
176538 Me waiting to see your experiments...

176538

Me waiting to see your experiments :lol:

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-01, 4:10pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,710
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yup, Vetro is harder, but one source would be on...

Yup, Vetro is harder, but one source would be on shop websites that still have some to sell like ABR
https://www.abrimagery.com/store/index.php/vetrofond-rods-104coe-c-789_281

And these might...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 9:09pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,072
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I found it easier to learn what DH would do by...

I found it easier to learn what DH would do by using it as frit first, before trying to work it as a rod.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 9:01pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,429
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Count me in the 'only had one class' group - an...

Count me in the 'only had one class' group - an adult ed offering using Mapp gas and hot head torches; I believe it was 2 hours on two nights. The first night was mainly learning how glass reacted to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-29, 9:43am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,679
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I think the global economic down trend means...

I think the global economic down trend means folks don't have those extra $ to spend on buying glass. That same economic trend also means lots of people don't have extra $ to buy things like lampwork...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-09-24, 7:48am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By Croft Eeusk
:lol: Yup, spit works well - as long as you...

:lol: Yup, spit works well - as long as you haven't been eating anything lately.

It's one of the things art conservators use to clean sensitive items because it has natural enzymes that break...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-21, 11:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,679
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Have you tried the FB destash groups to look for...

Have you tried the FB destash groups to look for some?


dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-04, 1:55pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,460
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Possibilities to explore: ...

Possibilities to explore:

https://terminalcityglass.com/


https://artistryinglass.on.ca/

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-08-20, 1:28am
Replies: 20
Views: 6,674
Posted By Croft Eeusk
"Glass rocks' - We used to call that 'Arkansas...

"Glass rocks' - We used to call that 'Arkansas Obsidian' :lol:

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-05, 10:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 4,788
Posted By Croft Eeusk
You might also try ebay - I'm seeing a lot of...

You might also try ebay - I'm seeing a lot of lampwork tools listed right now.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-27, 2:52pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,788
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Welcome to LE. As ESC said, google is your friend...

Welcome to LE. As ESC said, google is your friend in that search. You're likely to turn up more presses & graphite shaping tools however.

There are several threads on LE about tong vs press, etc.,...
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