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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-20, 12:47pm
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By KJohn
thanks, no not a teacher but I still do that...

thanks, no not a teacher but I still do that twirling too fast thing too. That warming sounds fine, or in a kiln. The color change won't affect anything although you want to clean off the reduction...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-19, 9:40pm
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By KJohn
what a nice gift, Bea. Mickey, nothing wrong...

what a nice gift, Bea.
Mickey, nothing wrong with trying to grab some of those gorgeous colors but alas, we have to make do. :)
I love seeing all these new glass peeps here, please come over to the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-19, 9:34pm
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By KJohn
Welcome! How are you warming them? and no,...

Welcome!
How are you warming them? and no, glass changes colors with heat, depends on the color. If they stay darker, like the turquoise or some other reduction/striking color, it's ok as it should...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-12-15, 5:54am
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By KJohn
LOL

LOL
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-07, 12:29pm
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By KJohn
agree with this ^^ which pink? Rubino is really...

agree with this ^^ which pink? Rubino is really persnickety on the hothead, so you might want to try some of the DH pinks like lotus or rhea, or perhaps Lauscha or CIM. Pinks can take more work, and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-11-27, 3:01pm
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By KJohn
if it helps, the base is clear for that bead,...

if it helps, the base is clear for that bead, it's not a solid opal purple bead.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2021-11-26, 10:21am
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By KJohn
beautiful work!

beautiful work!
Forum: Site Announcements 2021-11-17, 9:27am
Replies: 3
Views: 8,452
Posted By KJohn
thanks

thanks
Forum: Studio 2021-11-13, 10:42am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By KJohn
outside the garage, with a hose running through...

outside the garage, with a hose running through an opening on the wall. I don't use quick connects but I probably should.
Forum: Safety 2021-10-30, 3:42pm
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By KJohn
well I had mine installed by the electrician and...

well I had mine installed by the electrician and they did all that, I did need a dedicated line. Sounds like you are the same, but if you don't know the amps and wire size, etc. Perhaps let someone...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-30, 3:41pm
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By KJohn
someone looked at that before, and no they won't ...

someone looked at that before, and no they won't

Search threads here or perhaps it was the FB group Lampwork Bead making tips & techniques? I can't recall but I'm sure it has come up before. HTH
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-23, 10:28am
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By KJohn
there are some CIM browns, still available most...

there are some CIM browns, still available most places. What color in specific are you looking for?
I'm glad I stocked up on some of my favorites, everything seems to be running a bit short lately....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-20, 8:09pm
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By KJohn
Hi Regis. what you are describing now has always...

Hi Regis. what you are describing now has always been my experience with the crystals LOL I found that sitting the jar in a pot of water that I have boiled really helped break it up.
I'm sorry you...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2021-10-08, 9:28pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By KJohn
You still have the knack, those look great and so...

You still have the knack, those look great and so small!
I'll bet your fingers felt funny though.
Yay
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-04, 9:56am
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By KJohn
I was gonna ask the same, Super clear should etch...

I was gonna ask the same, Super clear should etch just fine. It's those other clear varmints that confuse things
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-23, 6:25pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By KJohn
I have seen a T shaoed mandrel but it was a long...

I have seen a T shaoed mandrel but it was a long time ago. I don't think they're made now. Trying to recall what they were used for.....I think just connector beads. There wasn't a really big demand...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-22, 11:20am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By KJohn
best thing would be to go visit a local...

best thing would be to go visit a local lampworking shop & studio and learn some of the basics. Otherwise what anyone tells you won't make any sense?
Dissertation for what? sounds interesting.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-01, 11:58am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By KJohn
thanks for the update

thanks for the update
Forum: Boro Room 2021-08-30, 1:10pm
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By KJohn
Nice work

Nice work
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-22, 10:13pm
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By KJohn
shrinking it could be any editing program for...

shrinking it could be any editing program for photos and resizing the pic.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-22, 11:11am
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By KJohn
I think that effect is really neat, some of my...

I think that effect is really neat, some of my favorite orange glass does that. But I agree it's a striking issue. but if you want to really avoid it, not all of the oranges do that.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-07-31, 3:57pm
Replies: 296
Views: 248,054
Posted By KJohn
no, it's all boro & clear coe 33. Not mixed. ...

no, it's all boro & clear coe 33. Not mixed.
The tip was for soft glass, if you wanted to try this technique with soft glass as it is...well, softer. So it moves much differently than boro, etc.......
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-07-31, 10:11am
Replies: 296
Views: 248,054
Posted By KJohn
Phil is correct, mixing coe's 33 and 104 is a...

Phil is correct, mixing coe's 33 and 104 is a complete disaster always! For this tutorial, the beads are boro clear & color. There are also suggestions for 104 beads, since it melts so much faster it...
Forum: Safety 2021-07-14, 6:19pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,896
Posted By KJohn
OMG. I'm so happy everyone is safe!

OMG. I'm so happy everyone is safe!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-06-29, 4:56pm
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By KJohn
haha that's cute!

haha that's cute!
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