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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-08-30, 5:55am
Replies: 29
Views: 6,876
Posted By Nolly
I used JB Weld, smells a little, but great...

I used JB Weld, smells a little, but great holding power.

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-15, 4:59pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,302
Posted By Nolly
If you want to talk shocky glass, try Bullseye...

If you want to talk shocky glass, try Bullseye some time--and look at those prices! I use Bullseye all the time because I love their colors and the translucent quality of the glass, but it can be a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-15, 4:40pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,797
Posted By Nolly
I use a Dremel and bits from Daniel Lopacki, the...

I use a Dremel and bits from Daniel Lopacki, the straight ones with the diamond coating at the bottom. I think it's the 1.25 that fit in a 1/16 bead hole.

http://www.lopacki.com/drills/

He...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-15, 4:09pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,467
Posted By Nolly
I like this company: ...

I like this company:

http://www.oxygenplusmedical.com/oxygen-concentrators.html

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-15, 3:53pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,949
Posted By Nolly
I have bought several concentrators from...

I have bought several concentrators from OxygenPlus. Call the man and see what he says.

http://www.oxygenplusmedical.com/oxygen-concentrators.html

Hope this helps,

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-16, 6:03am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,069
Posted By Nolly
That's what I was thinking ... cranberry...

That's what I was thinking ... cranberry sapphrine?

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-16, 5:49am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,473
Posted By Nolly
I use stainless steel wire for headpins in...

I use stainless steel wire for headpins in different gauges. I think the heaviest one would stand up to earring backs:

Stainless steel lock wire...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-02, 6:01pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,673
Posted By Nolly
I am a tool junkie, but my favorite and most...

I am a tool junkie, but my favorite and most useful tool is the Osibin Lentil Shaper. It serves as a frit tray, lentil mold, the sides are great for flat marvering, and you can roll beautiful olives...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-18, 4:08pm
Replies: 35
Views: 16,794
Posted By Nolly
I personally think that running a torch with the...

I personally think that running a torch with the tank between my legs is more potentially dangerous than having it sitting beside me attached by a hose.

Yes, carelessness is always a hazard, but...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-18, 4:29am
Replies: 35
Views: 16,794
Posted By Nolly
Go to your local bottled gas company and ask what...

Go to your local bottled gas company and ask what they recommend. Take your hot head with you. Those guys know tanks and torches and they won't let you put yourself in danger.

I got great advice...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-10, 4:38pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,315
Posted By Nolly
I have one other suggestion: a bench-mounted...

I have one other suggestion: a bench-mounted shield (http://www.arrowsprings.com/html/lm_eyewear.html#BenchMountShield).

I don't use one myself, but I know several people who love them and it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-10, 4:29pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,638
Posted By Nolly
I agree with making 100 beads. There is no...

I agree with making 100 beads. There is no substitute for practice, and learning how to put down a good footprint, getting nice puckered ends, and building your muscles so that you can keep the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-25, 3:19pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,965
Posted By Nolly
Tom, Is the vent on your bench down-draft...

Tom,

Is the vent on your bench down-draft ventilation or replacement air? It looks so cool!

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-18, 8:20am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By Nolly
I've fooled around with making very thin donuts...

I've fooled around with making very thin donuts or disks of my encasement color and filling between them with the base color. I was getting bugged by not being able to get ink blue all the way over...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-18, 8:14am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,696
Posted By Nolly
Just remember not to mix your COEs ... and I'm...

Just remember not to mix your COEs ... and I'm only saying that because no one else did. Keep everything labeled (I use Painty markers on the ends of my glass if I don't have time to label it ......
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-14, 3:40pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,703
Posted By Nolly
Mrs. D, I think you're right that the first...

Mrs. D,

I think you're right that the first two examples are 301 Pink. The second focal is 305 Salmon, I bet, and the flower is anyone's guess.

Thank you for showing me what the petal puller...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-14, 3:26pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,965
Posted By Nolly
Sand in a jar with a screw-on lid makes a nice...

Sand in a jar with a screw-on lid makes a nice transportable mandrel holder. My friends who like martinis say that olive jars are the best.

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-04, 6:39pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By Nolly
I think it's one of Val's mixes, too. Probably...

I think it's one of Val's mixes, too. Probably old enough that Sabrina doesn't stock it anymore, but she might still have the recipe.

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-04, 6:24pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By Nolly
I love tool show and tell. Anyone else have...

I love tool show and tell. Anyone else have something odd?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-04, 6:22pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,242
Posted By Nolly
I used to get supplies from www.lampfinials.com: ...

I used to get supplies from www.lampfinials.com:

http://www.lampfinials.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=lamp_finials&Category_Code=finial_hardware

I must have ordered the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-04, 6:01pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,351
Posted By Nolly
I'll add my endorsement for Justin and Oxygen...

I'll add my endorsement for Justin and Oxygen Plus.

http://www.oxygenplusmedical.com/concentrator-repair-rates.html

I have two 5 lpms that I bought from OP and the service is wonderful. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-24, 6:32am
Replies: 28
Views: 9,882
Posted By Nolly
After reading this thread, I found my Zoozii's...

After reading this thread, I found my Zoozii's straight side lentil press and made a bunch of beads. They looked oddly familiar ... pretty much like the button press that I use all the time.

I've...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-23, 6:42am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,888
Posted By Nolly
John, If you're going to teach, you need to...

John,

If you're going to teach, you need to sit down and figure this out for yourself. You need to do it because you need the exercise in planning, tool and supply assembly, and thought. It's...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-20, 6:21am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,334
Posted By Nolly
Thanks, Gayl ... great to see you, even...

Thanks, Gayl ... great to see you, even virtually!

I woke up this morning thinking about mixing the ivory and yellow; I'll try your recipe, too.

I really appreciate all the help!

Nolly
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-17, 7:59pm
Replies: 25
Views: 7,577
Posted By Nolly
I know you're overflowing with good advice, but...

I know you're overflowing with good advice, but let me put in one plug for my Skutt GM10F. It's a firebrick kiln, the quartz elements are shielded behind a wall so I don't accidentally poke a...
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