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Forum: Sale Rack 2015-11-22, 9:10am
Replies: 14
Views: 7,254
Posted By ukiacat
Fast service!

I just want to say thank you to Justin. And I want to let people know that I ordered filters for my M-15 concentrators on Wednesday, November 18th and they arrived on Saturday, November 20th. I am...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-12-02, 8:23am
Replies: 33
Views: 9,622
Posted By ukiacat
This is a bright, informative website. Very nice...

This is a bright, informative website. Very nice blog. Thanks!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-11-13, 12:24pm
Replies: 70
Views: 36,232
Posted By ukiacat
Thanks very much for this tutorial. Just this...

Thanks very much for this tutorial. Just this morning I was thinking about how to get myself to use bright opaque colors. I think this will be a really fun way to do that!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-09, 6:29pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,413
Posted By ukiacat
I thought you had to put the etching solution...

I thought you had to put the etching solution into a plastic container because the acid would eat metal. If that's true, does metal contaminate the solution when you put it into the solution while...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-10-21, 10:37am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By ukiacat
I'd like to add cudos to this post. Dave worked...

I'd like to add cudos to this post. Dave worked with me when I was looking for something (many, many PMs) plus special agreements before it was all said and done. Fast shipping, excellent quality...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-02, 7:15am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,891
Posted By ukiacat
Squid your florals are great! It looks like your...

Squid your florals are great! It looks like your smaller ones are coming along fine too. And I can really see how the cupping and the extra layer of transparent changed the one bead.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-01, 10:13am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,891
Posted By ukiacat
Thank you for the compliment Kimberly. I hope I'm...

Thank you for the compliment Kimberly. I hope I'm not the only one who can see, in my photos, the difference between petals that have been pushed into the surface and petals that are melted flat.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-30, 10:02am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,891
Posted By ukiacat
This thread got me thinking about Cynthia's...

This thread got me thinking about Cynthia's description of dotting the petals and then heating the entire bead and pushing the dotted flowers into the bead. I do have her tutorial and it is a great...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-29, 11:46am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,891
Posted By ukiacat
I agree that this creates a weird "hole" in the...

I agree that this creates a weird "hole" in the petals. You either have to completely cover the petal with the clear or use the same color transparent as you just used....then you can put a smaller...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-29, 7:25am
Replies: 65
Views: 11,891
Posted By ukiacat
When I make mine and want extra depth I do: ...

When I make mine and want extra depth I do:


first layer:

opaque
colored transparent
Melt Flat
another dot of *either* clear or colored transparent
melt flat
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-06, 7:46pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,930
Posted By ukiacat
I didn't know about the tutorial in the Flow but...

I didn't know about the tutorial in the Flow but yes, that's what she did at the Bash. She heated an edge, cut into the hot glass, heated it more, grabbed it with tweezers and twisted. I haven't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-05, 7:47pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,930
Posted By ukiacat
Do you mean Kimberly Affleck who does the...

Do you mean Kimberly Affleck who does the beautiful organic beads and the seahorse beads? She has been making swirls around the edges of her seahorse beads for a while now. I watched her do it at the...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-07-22, 2:00pm
Replies: 400
Views: 197,505
Posted By ukiacat
:koolaid::koolaid::koolaid: Thank you Amber!

:koolaid::koolaid::koolaid:

Thank you Amber!
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2010-07-03, 12:14pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,138
Posted By ukiacat
If I were not all the way across the country I...

If I were not all the way across the country I would sign up for this class in a heartbeat! I've never seen her work before now. LOVE IT! Think of all the skills you would learn.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-06-22, 8:26pm
Replies: 101
Views: 35,568
Posted By ukiacat
I've never seen these before. I love how bright...

I've never seen these before. I love how bright and cheerful your example is. This would be a fun antidote to our really icky weather. I just heard today that we (here in Oregon) have had 3 clear...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-05-26, 6:10am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By ukiacat
Hi Kathrin; When I ordered my Nortel Bead...

Hi Kathrin;

When I ordered my Nortel Bead liner from Arrowsprings, it did not come from their store in California. It was made and shipped from New York. If that is how they are still doing it,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-13, 10:17am
Replies: 17
Views: 19,813
Posted By ukiacat
You can get sandbags at some hardware stores. I...

You can get sandbags at some hardware stores. I started out with the gallon jugs filled with water at one show I did a couple summers ago but the wind picked up to the point where I was literally...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-09, 7:25am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,770
Posted By ukiacat
I couldn't find slips or equipment at any local...

I couldn't find slips or equipment at any local office supply store. Half the people at the stores are too young to even remember when charge slips were used :lol: Oh, and the imprinter comes with a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-08, 8:17pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,770
Posted By ukiacat
One thing about the ISGB and Propay is that to...

One thing about the ISGB and Propay is that to get the Propay discount you can't just be a member. You have to be one level up. I don't remember what level that is but I checked into the discount and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-04, 2:54pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By ukiacat
I just came in from the studio. I made 4 big hole...

I just came in from the studio. I made 4 big hole beads. The first was just a practice bead, the last three were florals. It's going to take practice before I'm really comfortable, but I had a lot...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-04, 11:30am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By ukiacat
Yes, DeAnne; this looks like exactly what I need...

Yes, DeAnne; this looks like exactly what I need to do. Thanks for the photos. You footprint looks like it would be way too thick in the first photo and it's amazing to see how thin it is from the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-04, 7:59am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By ukiacat
Wow, DeAnne; You make it look so easy and so...

Wow, DeAnne; You make it look so easy and so beautiful! A well made bead just sings!

And SuzyQ thank you for the link to Scott's post. Before I posted my question I did a search in Tips and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-03, 2:12pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By ukiacat
Winding glass on a large mandrel?

If you work with mandrels that are Troll, Pandora, or 1/4" size, do you have tips for how to get the first layer of glass around the mandrel cleanly? My first footprint NEVER meets up properly. I...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-03-23, 7:06am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By ukiacat
Yes, he's a very nice guy and he's quick with his...

Yes, he's a very nice guy and he's quick with his shipping.
Forum: The Dark Room 2010-03-21, 11:20am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,609
Posted By ukiacat
I have a very old version of Photoshop that I use...

I have a very old version of Photoshop that I use (Photoshop 6). For all my bead photos I use a very small range of the program. Just so you know, many people here use Photoshop Elements. It's a...
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