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Forum: Boro Room 2011-10-08, 11:18am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,842
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I find they usually have to be babied, which is...

I find they usually have to be babied, which is why I don't use them too much because I too am a "heat and go" kinda gal ;)
Paul has the patience to work them better, and he rocks the dichro, but...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-11-02, 7:47am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Practice! Make sure you're not using imaginary...

Practice! Make sure you're not using imaginary glass knitting needles, too. I've had students that angle the rods too closely together when closing their bails and that is their biggest problem....
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-23, 8:35pm
Replies: 33
Views: 10,494
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I use a coffee grinder, but I have a pipe crusher...

I use a coffee grinder, but I have a pipe crusher the hubby made for me :) The pipe method gets metal bits in it though, and I just have to use a magnet to screen it out.

I've had my Caramel...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-07-19, 8:42am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Elvis Red for those that might overwork it,...

Elvis Red for those that might overwork it, though Pomegranate is a cheaper alternative, I've had it liver before... Elvis odds if you can get some, other than that:
Elvis red is my favorite...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-07-09, 6:05am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,991
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Glasscraft if you get the membership deal and buy...

Glasscraft if you get the membership deal and buy a lot in one year,
Vaporglass if it's a brand you like on sale (great sales there)
Mountain Glass Arts always gets good reviews
Generations Glass...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-07-09, 6:00am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,597
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I had some Star white once upon a time, but it...

I had some Star white once upon a time, but it doesn't compare favorably to the Borostix white, or the Parramore white (which is round and more than 4", but expensive)... I really just use the...
Forum: Safety 2010-07-05, 10:05am
Replies: 124
Views: 51,032
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Red face Ok, I finally join the burn club...

So for the past four years I've been pretty lucky, but I just my got worst burn about 10 minutes ago and thought immediately "I'd better get a picture to show the other glassfiends!" It also helps...
Forum: Website help and critique 2010-01-18, 10:26am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,114
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Hello Hieronimus! Your website looks good so...

Hello Hieronimus!
Your website looks good so far :) I suggest you add more information about yourself, as customers like to have a personal connection when they buy directly from the artist. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-12-13, 5:45pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By ShepherdCreations
We have a Barracuda and a Mirage, both strictly...

We have a Barracuda and a Mirage, both strictly boro at this point,and they rock in their own separate ways :). Barracuda is a tough workhorse that we can crack punties off of (don't even THINK...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-13, 2:30am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,710
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Lol, lots of us are pro's at getting that white...

Lol, lots of us are pro's at getting that white pattern, right? I think the key is to work fast and hot... ;)
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-11, 5:31pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,116
Posted By ShepherdCreations
What shade of yellow?

What shade of yellow?
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-25, 11:22pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,869
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I got my Schott Boro Artistic ( a ton) from...

I got my Schott Boro Artistic ( a ton) from undergroundglass.com
They're good folks too. Welcome to the darkside!
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-18, 5:51am
Replies: 103
Views: 17,321
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Wow Chris. Really cool pieces! Got any more...

Wow Chris. Really cool pieces! Got any more milli for me :)?
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-17, 6:16am
Replies: 103
Views: 17,321
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Neat! Love the abstract stuff. Here's a new...

Neat! Love the abstract stuff. Here's a new turtle from me using the borostix:
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Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-12, 7:12pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,454
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I've had that happen with Bing Cherry, but have...

I've had that happen with Bing Cherry, but have had good luck with the white, ozone, blush and cotton candy. Got some new blues to try too... I think there's a short list of easy borostix colors on...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-09, 6:49am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,710
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Onyx is good, but doesn't quite implode black in...

Onyx is good, but doesn't quite implode black in my experience.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-08, 12:07pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,710
Posted By ShepherdCreations
NS Jet black! Formerly a Precision color, and...

NS Jet black! Formerly a Precision color, and the truest black I've used...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-15, 1:16pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,119
Posted By ShepherdCreations
I use FF Smooth & Tuff because I got a big bottle...

I use FF Smooth & Tuff because I got a big bottle of it way back when, it works ok and I can't justify buying more bead release yet... but I do have a definite problem with it flaking off when I'm...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-14, 2:42pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,444
Posted By ShepherdCreations
The new Momka's Whisper Pink is cool for...

The new Momka's Whisper Pink is cool for sculpture so far, just doesn't play well with others yet. I didn't have any luck encasing it with Elvis red on a heart (it cracked), but a fellow glassblower...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2009-08-03, 3:58pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,800
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Karen, we shoulda gone together, might have been...

Karen, we shoulda gone together, might have been more fun :)
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2009-08-01, 8:14pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,800
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Glad someone asked already, I just got back home...

Glad someone asked already, I just got back home from a day trip to visit the Pasadena Bead Show and was wondering if the Gem Faire would be better for glassworkers and tools. I only saw one table...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-14, 9:57pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,909
Posted By ShepherdCreations
So both of these colors will be regular colors...

So both of these colors will be regular colors soon? YAY!!! I've soo been waiting for a color like the cloud one, and don't get me started on finding a good boro pink... ;)
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-14, 9:46pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,493
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Yeah, I'm always late to the party :) It's going...

Yeah, I'm always late to the party :) It's going on the wishlist!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-06-09, 7:27pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,415
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Yeah I've used some of the etsyhacks, and would...

Yeah I've used some of the etsyhacks, and would like to donate as soon as I can afford to, Ian is awesome! There's a great bulk downloader tool that you can use to harvest all your info into a csv...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-07, 5:29am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By ShepherdCreations
Did you get their soft or hard glass? I haven't...

Did you get their soft or hard glass? I haven't tried the soft, so can't advise there ;) But the boro colors should be pretty good, especially the red elvis and apricot, and blue leprechaun is...
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