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Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-23, 8:52am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By KA
Yes, it’s a HVO Mighty Mite similar to...

Yes, it’s a HVO Mighty Mite similar to this:https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190423/3804bdbd0d8dac51d5055851952b687d.jpg
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-23, 5:32am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By KA
I run three concentrators into an air compressor...

I run three concentrators into an air compressor for a GTT Mirage. I have found 99% oxygen (bottled) is much better for fuming than the 95+/-% oxygen I get with the concentrator(s). I am not saying...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 9:37am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By KA
For sure. They were just experiments. Like fuming...

For sure. They were just experiments. Like fuming with copper. The effect is not worth the danger.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 7:41am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By KA
What metal inclusions can I put in Boro ?

I put a coin in a marble once but got some cracking around the edge of the coin. I also did a brass screw. The trouble with encasing nonferrous metals is the melting point of the metals is below the...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-07, 9:03am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Do you have a sugar bowl? A teaspoon of sugar is...

Do you have a sugar bowl? A teaspoon of sugar is only 16 calories:p
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-01, 12:50pm
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Thanks. If I was to get, “in the business” of...

Thanks. If I was to get, “in the business” of making spoon, I’d have some practice to make them more professional but I’m pretty happy with them for personal use.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-01, 7:07am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
My dietician said I should kick the artificial...

My dietician said I should kick the artificial sweetener habit so I did some spoons to use in my sugar bowl.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181101/d9f306b97e5bd4376659c24ecf8d45ea.jpg
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 4:24pm
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.

Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 12:59pm
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on...

Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on my mind, the kind that holds can ink cartridge, lately. I bought one on vacation in Kauai for a model but it rolled off the table and broke.

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Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-09, 6:54pm
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a...

Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a little of some icicles I did a few years ago.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 11:21am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
I took out a one acre vineyard this year but...

I took out a one acre vineyard this year but saved some of the grapevine wood for projects.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 5:32am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Cool, are those wooden sticks?

Cool, are those wooden sticks?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-05, 6:08am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
I don’ know how I would do that without drilling...

I don’ know how I would do that without drilling a hole.

I originally thought about it as a focal bead but one of my nieces suggested putting it on the end of a wand. I am not sure that would be...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-19, 6:57am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I...

I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I am still wondering how to mount it. Drilling a hole kind of scares me.
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Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-15, 6:13am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By KA
My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things...

My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things you mentioned. The only things it is not suited for are large murine and delicate work using small stringers because of the higher pressures. Kimo did...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-03, 6:34am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed....

Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed. There is wire wrapping or drilling a hole and glueing a bail on it (pictured). To me, this method is kind of unsightly because the mechanics of the...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 7:27am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like...

Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like a ring with a post, but I was thinking about a wire wrap but I never have done wire wrap and don’t exactly know how to do it. I guess I could just...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:47am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Show and tell!

Faceted…Teardrop

Here is a piece of boro and I am in the process of faceting. The original glass was imploded Mighty Moss and gold and silver fume stretched into an egg shape.

I have a bunch...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:19am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-13, 6:49am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
:P It’s actually easier than it looks. It...

:P

It’s actually easier than it looks. It takes patience and consistency. The facet designs spell out all the angles. Thanks to my father-in-law he left me a $4K faceting machine when he passed....
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:35am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
:biggrin:

:biggrin:
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:01am
Replies: 130
Views: 14,743
Posted By KA
Not really glass... but cold-working, maybe? LOL....

Not really glass... but cold-working, maybe? LOL. I moved all my faceting stuff into the air conditioning in the 100+ degree days. I finally finished this faceting project. I picked it back up after...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-03, 7:07am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By KA
They got their postage money’s worth there. Could...

They got their postage money’s worth there. Could your kiln be used to heat it to 530 degrees?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-01, 6:10am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By KA
I will post tests here. I am still waiting for...

I will post tests here. I am still waiting for the extra 3 lbs. The initial kilo, 2.2 lbs, wasn’t much bigger than apricot. Very dense stuff.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-31, 6:06am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By KA
If you look at some of the things @king_bismuth...

If you look at some of the things @king_bismuth shows on his Instagram, that it is doable. Or search “bismuth” on Instagram you will see a lot of examples.
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