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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-02, 4:57pm
Replies: 999
Views: 199,897
Posted By Eileen
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-17, 2:39pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Eileen
Take care, and soon you will be feeling much...

Take care, and soon you will be feeling much better about things so you enjoy it more.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 1:39pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Eileen
If you want to laugh away some of your...

If you want to laugh away some of your nervousness, here is a thread where many "confessed" the dumb things they have done as new bead makers. I remember it made me feel better to know that I wasn't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 5:22pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Eileen
And check out the threads in the safety room;...

And check out the threads in the safety room; ventilation and eye protection are musts.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 5:21pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Eileen
I certainly was! Plus I had my annealing kiln...

I certainly was! Plus I had my annealing kiln for months before I would turn it on!

Hopefully you will come to trust your equipment, but safety is always to the forefront - or should be. You...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-14, 5:37pm
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Eileen
I have used (for mosaic) one of the GE (I think)...

I have used (for mosaic) one of the GE (I think) silicones for windows.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-12, 11:00am
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Eileen
Good points Roberta!

Good points Roberta!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-11, 3:28pm
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Eileen
You cannot actually "anneal them", but you can...

You cannot actually "anneal them", but you can slow the cooling process enough that smallish beads without thin pieces sticking out can often make it whole through the cooling, so that they can be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 12:09pm
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Eileen
I love my Fosterfire Smooth & Tuff. I sometimes...

I love my Fosterfire Smooth & Tuff.
I sometimes have to add a little dribble of water to it, but others have had the same thing happen. I figure it is the container isn't perfectly air tight. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-02, 2:35pm
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Eileen
Sounds like you have boro.

Sounds like you have boro.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-29, 6:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Eileen
Most common glass for beads is probably 104 COE. ...

Most common glass for beads is probably 104 COE.

If you are using 33, that is borosilicate, and it takes a lot of heat to get it to move, but people do make beautiful beads with it.

COEs 96 and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-11, 6:39pm
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Eileen
I put a piece of tungsten rod in one that I...

I put a piece of tungsten rod in one that I bought from the welding supply store. I wish it had a wooden handle though.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-09, 9:46pm
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Eileen
You're welcome, and I hope it helped :D

You're welcome, and I hope it helped :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-07, 10:42pm
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Eileen
There is a link to a video in this thread: ...

There is a link to a video in this thread: http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=183708&highlight=winged+hearts
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-30, 1:16pm
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Eileen
I don't have any presses, but this got me to...

I don't have any presses, but this got me to looking for videos with people using them, and it seemed to me that the one I watched, the press was just to the side of the torch, so the mandrel hand...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-29, 10:46am
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Eileen
Yes, they are sold by weight, and different...

Yes, they are sold by weight, and different prices for different colors. To find prices you could check the suppliers for the current colors, but for the out of production ones it is kind of supply...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2019-12-24, 6:59pm
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Eileen
Those are beautiful!

Those are beautiful!
Forum: Studio 2019-12-23, 8:26am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By Eileen
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Boro Room 2019-12-21, 5:09pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Eileen
Were the classes using the same glass, or soda...

Were the classes using the same glass, or soda lime?
Sorry I sm not much help.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-21, 7:22am
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Eileen
Also, sometimes I search with Google and it...

Also, sometimes I search with Google and it brings up results from here.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-20, 10:13pm
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Eileen
Hi Sean, I know there have been discussions. ...

Hi Sean,
I know there have been discussions. This is a broad search results (I just used the two words,

kiln setting

but maybe you could get less unhelpful results if you added a word or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-05, 9:10pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By Eileen
Oooo, I have not checked those out yet! Sparkly!

Oooo, I have not checked those out yet! Sparkly!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-05, 9:01pm
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Eileen
I have not watched all of these, but I notice one...

I have not watched all of these, but I notice one is for round:

http://www.cgbeads.com/info_demo-video.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-05, 12:24pm
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Eileen
In general, when using a roller you roll the...

In general, when using a roller you roll the glass against the edge closest to you, not in the bottom. I hope that makes sense.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-02, 3:19pm
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Eileen
You might glean some info from here: ...

You might glean some info from here: http://www.andreaguarino.com/read-me
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