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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-12-06, 5:29pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,277
Posted By NightCat
I dunno... I mean, people have been making glass...

I dunno... I mean, people have been making glass beads in one form or another for what? 3,000 years? I think beadmakers using kilns is something that has only happened in the last 20 years.

I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-12-06, 5:02pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,539
Posted By NightCat
Pulls up a chair and grabs a bag of popcorn.....

Pulls up a chair and grabs a bag of popcorn.. Well, this should be REALLY entertaining!

If you ever want to make a real kiln, there are at least a handfull of us on this fourm that have done it. A...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-11-16, 12:10pm
Replies: 39
Views: 15,267
Posted By NightCat
I think the idea is that you put those over your...

I think the idea is that you put those over your regular beadmaking glasses. THe 5.0 will reduce the amount of overall light energy to a safe level (atleast that is my understanding) but it will not...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-11-16, 12:08pm
Replies: 39
Views: 15,267
Posted By NightCat
I use the AGW-203's for nearly everything. They...

I use the AGW-203's for nearly everything. They are a little dark for 104 beadmaking but I have sensitive eyes so they are actually very nice. I also have a shade 3 face shield that I use when I am...
Forum: Safety 2007-11-13, 12:29pm
Replies: 59
Views: 46,417
Posted By NightCat
I use a funnel system for my soft-glass work. It...

I use a funnel system for my soft-glass work. It works really well for me.
Forum: Torch Questions 2007-10-26, 3:16pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By NightCat
What exactly is a "4 part" flame? I mean I know...

What exactly is a "4 part" flame? I mean I know ports and stages or inner fire and outer fire. As Kimberly said GTT (and others) have multi stage torches. GTT makes MONSTER three stage torches that...
Forum: Torch Questions 2007-10-26, 11:57am
Replies: 32
Views: 7,900
Posted By NightCat
Umm yeah, I don't think I would take their advice...

Umm yeah, I don't think I would take their advice on anything else. The Nortel "might" be simpler to use or more indestructable but not better.

I have a Nortel minor and it IS a little workhorse....
Forum: Boro Room 2007-10-26, 11:25am
Replies: 39
Views: 8,353
Posted By NightCat
Oh, that makes a lot more sense. Thanks! I...

Oh, that makes a lot more sense. Thanks!

I just orderd 1/2 LB of the Blizzard Blue and some more Red Elvis. I can't wait for it to get here!
Forum: Boro Room 2007-10-24, 8:55am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,871
Posted By NightCat
I'm thinking about fitting my old "beater" pickup...

I'm thinking about fitting my old "beater" pickup to permanently hold a LOX tank. I can park it under a overhang right outside my shop and plumb the O2 inside. I might need to use some jacks to take...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-10-24, 8:35am
Replies: 39
Views: 8,353
Posted By NightCat
Is Paul in the business of creating spin-off...

Is Paul in the business of creating spin-off companies? Do I have this right? He started Northstar, then Precision, "Elvis" seems to be a new brand and not just a Precision color, now Glass Hawk.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-27, 5:28pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By NightCat
Dude! It's called an approximation... Don't be so...

Dude! It's called an approximation... Don't be so stuffy :waving:

I am going with 24 13" rods give or take a couple of rods.

~R
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-27, 4:06pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By NightCat
Yeah, thanks!!! I was just counting the most...

Yeah, thanks!!! I was just counting the most stock factory colors for a beginner class.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-27, 3:58pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By NightCat
Does 24 sound right?

Does 24 sound right?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-27, 3:52pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By NightCat
Glass rods per pound STAT!

I'm in the middle of an email and I need to know @ how many rods of COE 104glass are in a pound. I know that Frantz has the numbers on their site but it seems to be down.

I'm looking for the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-05, 1:52pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,016
Posted By NightCat
Yep! Them be even spacers... arrrggg... ...

Yep! Them be even spacers... arrrggg...

Sorry, I channeled a pirate for a moment.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-04, 10:54pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,016
Posted By NightCat
Make a whole bunch and then sort them into like...

Make a whole bunch and then sort them into like sizes. After a while you get an eye for it and you can get damn close just by eye. I still have to make more than I need so I can sort some out.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-04, 2:59pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By NightCat
Yep that has been my experience also. I have use...

Yep that has been my experience also. I have use bronze as a source for the plating process and only the copper is transfered. The bronze source got dirty very quick and had to be clean often but it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-09-04, 11:46am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,138
Posted By NightCat
I'm sure lots of us would like to help but your...

I'm sure lots of us would like to help but your message is kind of confusing. What does your propane regulator have to do with your concentrator? These are two separate systems.

If you have...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2007-08-29, 9:07am
Replies: 5
Views: 5,598
Posted By NightCat
I built my own controller very much like this...

I built my own controller very much like this one. I didn't even put an on/off switch on it. My kiln has one of those infinity controls on it so I just turn it to High when I want to run the kiln and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-08-22, 10:50am
Replies: 21
Views: 8,249
Posted By NightCat
Here are some beads I made out of broken bottles,...

Here are some beads I made out of broken bottles, a piece of stained glass and a broken bowl. The first shot is all the broken pieces I started with. Even though coe104 isn't compatable I was able to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-08-21, 2:13pm
Replies: 21
Views: 8,249
Posted By NightCat
I did a recycled glass bead challenge on the...

I did a recycled glass bead challenge on the WetCanvas forum a while back. It has pictures of the bottles and the beads made from them. If you want you can check it out here - Recycled Glass Beads...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-08-21, 11:15am
Replies: 84
Views: 7,709
Posted By NightCat
Dang, I probably should have posted my thread...

Dang, I probably should have posted my thread here... My Bad! :oops:

Anyway, here are a couple of new things from me:

To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-08-21, 11:10am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,857
Posted By NightCat
That looks like a very good sample pack Cosmo.

That looks like a very good sample pack Cosmo.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-08-07, 1:43pm
Replies: 102
Views: 17,592
Posted By NightCat
Love your new sig. Kalera :lol: :lol:

Love your new sig. Kalera :lol: :lol:
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2007-08-06, 8:49pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By NightCat
I just ordered the bottle opener. That should be...

I just ordered the bottle opener. That should be fun!
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