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Forum: Tutorials 2020-02-18, 7:46am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,800
Posted By echeveria
Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you...

Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you mean cut them from the blow pipe as in the You Tube video, the shears she uses are available at a few suppliers. The really pricey once would be from...
Forum: Studio 2020-02-16, 9:01am
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By echeveria
Adequate electricity is very important! I know...

Adequate electricity is very important! I know several people who had to rewire once they hooked up lights, air conditioners, heaters, kilns, concentrators, ventilation, etc.

Think about how...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-14, 8:30am
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By echeveria
I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod...

I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod holder. I may have to get another.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:06am
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By echeveria
The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.

The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By echeveria
Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various...

Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various needs. I have to regularly add distilled water to them to keep them hydrated. I check on them about every two weeks so they are ready to go when I am. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-01, 1:11pm
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By echeveria
Those are tagged as new colors.

Those are tagged as new colors.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-31, 12:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By echeveria
Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and...

Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and pastels are a great start. You can buy them by the rod from Howacoglass.com
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-27, 7:14am
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By echeveria
Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and...

Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and glass you will be doing.
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-01, 9:56am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By echeveria
Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But...

Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But it is still not a super hot flame compared to bigger torches, and a concentrator will never give you what tanked will. I don't know about your sodium...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-31, 10:05am
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By echeveria
Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I...

Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I can put the bead in the press without the mandrel bumping into stuff. Some days that is a challenge. It is on the left because I hold my mandrel in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-26, 11:07am
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By echeveria
Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price...

Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price were not much difference than the rod prices. Remember it is per kilo.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-02, 1:50pm
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By echeveria
I don't know that an HVAC person will know any...

I don't know that an HVAC person will know any specifics about lampwork ventilation, but they should know how to plumb it with a fan that meets your specifications, point it where you want it to go...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-01, 7:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By echeveria
I can get a picture tomorrow of my Alpha. I have...

I can get a picture tomorrow of my Alpha. I have it hooked up the same way, except the alpha doesn’t have the pigtail hoses attached.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 7:03pm
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By echeveria
I have my quick connects at the tank end of the...

I have my quick connects at the tank end of the hoses so I can toss them inside when I am done for the day. Tanks are outside, hoses live inside.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 5:44am
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By echeveria
Try an HVAC person. That is what I see a lot of...

Try an HVAC person. That is what I see a lot of people say they did.

If you do look at torches, consider GTT Bobcat or Cricket, Nortel Minor, Carlisle Mini CC, Bethlehem Alpha. All will work on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-30, 5:40am
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By echeveria
I cut the threaded connectors off one end of ny...

I cut the threaded connectors off one end of ny hoses, added a hose clamp, shove the hoses on the barbs, screwed the clamp down tight. Mine were hard to get on. When I take them off, I cut them off.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-11-28, 2:28pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By echeveria
Keep in mind that 3 5’s does not give you 15. ...

Keep in mind that 3 5’s does not give you 15. It’s more like 12.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-07, 1:18pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By echeveria
Back when I started around 2008 Arrow Springs...

Back when I started around 2008 Arrow Springs sold Effetre and Vetrofond, and then the ASK line.

A lot of the basic colors sell between $6-$9 from distributors on sale. I always check on Frantz...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-11-03, 2:25pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By echeveria
It will continue to go up as tariffs take effect...

It will continue to go up as tariffs take effect and current stock is sold off.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-10-28, 10:02am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By echeveria
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-10-07, 7:08am
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By echeveria
Shop is beadgoodies on etsy. No frit in it, just...

Shop is beadgoodies on etsy. No frit in it, just beads. Owner is Candice Matheison. You could send a message there.
Forum: Studio 2019-09-12, 5:57pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By echeveria
If you put a heat barrier against the wall, don't...

If you put a heat barrier against the wall, don't you need an airspace between the barrier and the wall? That was recommended for a friend who had a wood stove in a small space. Might depend on the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-07, 2:56pm
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By echeveria
I got a 5 lpm one that was used for medical - the...

I got a 5 lpm one that was used for medical - the only thing I did was take off the threaded fitting, put on a barbed fitting, and clamp my hose onto it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-08-24, 5:09pm
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By echeveria
Here is a link to the Reichenbach lead free...

Here is a link to the Reichenbach lead free crystal https://www.glasscolor.com/products/default.aspx?cID=217&pID=2731
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-08-24, 5:05pm
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By echeveria
That is where I would look. If that failed, I...

That is where I would look. If that failed, I would look for cullet at East Bay Batch or Spruce Pine Batch.
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