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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-23, 6:25pm
Replies: 19
Views: 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: 19
Views: 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: 1,258
Posted By KJohn
thanks for the update

thanks for the update
Forum: Boro Room 2021-08-30, 1:10pm
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By KJohn
Nice work

Nice work
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-08-22, 10:13pm
Replies: 5
Views: 343
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: 343
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: 236,507
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: 236,507
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: 2
Views: 1,452
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: 482
Posted By KJohn
haha that's cute!

haha that's cute!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-21, 7:34pm
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By KJohn
Hope you can get back to melting glass soon,...

Hope you can get back to melting glass soon, Amanda
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-05-03, 9:56am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By KJohn
Many hugs!!! Let us know how it goes.

Many hugs!!! Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-04-26, 9:54pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By KJohn
I hope you can find some work arounds to increase...

I hope you can find some work arounds to increase your comfort. What should have filled you with joy has been nothing but frustrating. I'm so sorry!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-04-13, 7:31am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By KJohn
I am finding on google search Glass Double Helix...

I am finding on google search Glass Double Helix 503170 that it is Frantz Glass Double Helix oracle. It's not showing on search at Frantz website right now as it is sold out.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-03-15, 10:16am
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By KJohn
love those striations!

love those striations!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-12, 8:41pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,570
Posted By KJohn
I have scars on both hands from doing that crap....

I have scars on both hands from doing that crap. Lately I have been burning myself on the kiln, using mandrels that are too short. Time to chuck them, methinks.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-12, 7:56pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,570
Posted By KJohn
sounds painful!! I worry you are placing too...

sounds painful!!
I worry you are placing too much pressure on yourself. I do that sometimes too and, to deal with it - I think you're right, I teach myself something new. A new shape, new technique,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-03-10, 9:43pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
I like their tools and have quite a few. One day...

I like their tools and have quite a few. One day I want to get a few more of those strange rollers and do a chess set or something.

I've been tempted by some of the colors, but going by past...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2021-03-01, 4:59pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,873
Posted By KJohn
very nice!

very nice!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-22, 11:35pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,570
Posted By KJohn
Coming here is fine of course! there are also FB...

Coming here is fine of course! there are also FB groups, Lampwork Tips & techniques and then.....lampwork challenges, and silver glass group, and then I'm not sure LOL
Looking stuff up was always...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-21, 2:16pm
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By KJohn
that's gorgeous, I need to do more with silver...

that's gorgeous, I need to do more with silver foil for sure
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-21, 1:44pm
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By KJohn
Let the passion carry you! As for implosions,...

Let the passion carry you!
As for implosions, might have to change the way you punty? I would say one thing at a time, see how well the designs work first, then work on shape. Bails are always a...
Forum: Safety 2021-02-20, 12:37pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By KJohn
have you tried the incense test? if it's pulling...

have you tried the incense test? if it's pulling the smoke away from your workbench, it is pulling the fumes. So it might be a matter of where those expelled fumes are going. Eileen might be correct...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-20, 12:29pm
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By KJohn
here it is, it is using brass shavings, but very...

here it is, it is using brass shavings, but very thin wire ought to be very similar

Brass frit tutorial
http://lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=139952&highlight=brass+frit

Brass frit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-20, 12:26pm
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By KJohn
I tried a few things, no luck yet either. I...

I tried a few things, no luck yet either. I wanted to go look for a thinner gauge brass or copper wire, like the kind used for weaving. So 36 maybe? I've got some somewhere.
There was a thread or...
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