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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-05, 10:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
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: 1,181
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.,...
Forum: Tutorials 2020-06-21, 9:21pm
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Croft Eeusk
This is a recent thread in Boro Room ...

This is a recent thread in Boro Room

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314189

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-09, 12:38pm
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Congrats! Getting closer. dj

Congrats! Getting closer.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-28, 11:09pm
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Croft Eeusk
It's so much easier to control bead annealing w/a...

It's so much easier to control bead annealing w/a digital controller.

I started out w/a kiln w/an analog controller for lampworking because it was cheaper. It was so much harder to get correct...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-23, 3:17pm
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Definitely recommend Glass Hive! And second the...

Definitely recommend Glass Hive! And second the digital controller as well.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-19, 1:25pm
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Banana goes well w/almost everything, but it's a...

Banana goes well w/almost everything, but it's a bit untidy combined w/glass :lol: :-\"

dj
Forum: The Dark Room 2020-04-18, 4:52pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Cool Photo box

From American Science & Surplus catalog online, a photo box w/LED light strips. Sturdier than the one I've done - do-it-yourself from a cut out box & paper - for sure. And w/the built in lights, much...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2020-04-18, 8:02am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,938
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-17, 2:20pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Good luck to them - and everyone drooling while...

Good luck to them - and everyone drooling while waiting.

But I ordered something Feb. 11 and it still hasn't arrived. Must be a very slow boat.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-15, 8:02pm
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Croft Eeusk
A windshield now is laminated poly-vinyl butyral...

A windshield now is laminated poly-vinyl butyral & tempered glass. I'm not sure it would be safe to melt - depends on age etc. of vehicle. You might find info from a glass or auto recycling firm.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-03, 11:25am
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Croft Eeusk
There are several good threads - sandblasting or...

There are several good threads - sandblasting or etch resist. Here's two:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98741
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-01, 7:41pm
Replies: 1,000
Views: 208,274
Posted By Croft Eeusk
BUMP! Learned so much from this thread -...

BUMP!

Learned so much from this thread - from Kalera & all the others who posted. It's time to revisit all this good stuff.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-21, 4:39pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon. ...

I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 11:23am
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Just so you know you're not alone ;) This...

Just so you know you're not alone ;)

This is part of a Thank You email I sent to Corina Tettinger in 2010, after starting in 2005, where I called her my #1 Enabler. Because her book is really the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 4:37pm
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yup, very normal. Fire & gas & flying glass!...

Yup, very normal.

Fire & gas & flying glass! Oh My!

You'll get more comfortable the more you practice, but there's just a primordial thing in the back brain that still comes out 'Ooook!!' as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-21, 7:36am
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Don't know if this will be of use - but these...

Don't know if this will be of use - but these were brought up in a simple Google search on slag.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0921344902001714
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 9:48am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By Croft Eeusk
And oranges as well. From pics of the 'rich...

And oranges as well.

From pics of the 'rich & famous' I've been seeing lately orange is really a hot fashion color now.

dj
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-17, 9:37pm
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Croft Eeusk
William - Speedslug did a how-to post pics: ...

William -

Speedslug did a how-to post pics:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305604

It will interesting to see how you progress.

dj
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-07, 1:10pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Arrow Springs makes Bella Donna & only sells...

Arrow Springs makes Bella Donna & only sells Effetre now, so it could be either, but I can't recall if I used to buy other makers there years ago.

Old glass usually sells below what it costs from...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-06, 2:54pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Croft Eeusk
First thing folks will want to know is what COE...

First thing folks will want to know is what COE it is & who manufactured the glass. Is it Arrow Springs Bella Donna? Or is it Effetre, CiM/Messy, Vetrofond or something else?

Also, some colors...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-10, 10:24am
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Arrow Springs has a variety of sizes of mandrels...

Arrow Springs has a variety of sizes of mandrels for big hole beads, but I can't recall what size Pandora is -

http://www.arrowsprings.com/html/mandrels-tubes.html

dj
Forum: Studio 2019-02-24, 7:39pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Can't go wrong w/Glass Hive - got mine about 9-10...

Can't go wrong w/Glass Hive - got mine about 9-10 years ago & have never had a problem w/it.

Snork. Well, except for turning it on for the first time - it came pre-programmed w/instructions, but...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-14, 2:54am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Croft Eeusk
If there's no machine shop close to ask for...

If there's no machine shop close to ask for waste, Davardi sells it per ounce. As well as frits of silver, aluminum, stainless, etc.

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

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-06, 8:36pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I was wondering that as well. Seems like it might...

I was wondering that as well. Seems like it might seal the 'frosty'/etched look in instead.

I couldn't clearly tell from that pic on site what the dyed ones looked like. But thought the etched...
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