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Forum: Studio 2022-03-27, 11:05am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Eileen
That is looking great!

That is looking great!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-03-27, 11:03am
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Eileen
And I believe it was Craig from arrow springs who...

And I believe it was Craig from arrow springs who mentioned to me that what really counts is the inside and that if it is in good shape the hose is still usable. I don't know how you would tell other...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-22, 11:41am
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Eileen
You might want to talk to Justin LaClair at...

You might want to talk to Justin LaClair at oxygen plus medical.com He gave a talk to our glass group on our tech night and he said he was available if anyone had questions. I know from personal...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-22, 6:58am
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Eileen
Also it depends on where it was stored. If it was...

Also it depends on where it was stored. If it was out in a shed or something the beds may be ruined. The humidity is bad for a machine that was not regularly used. Plug it in and run it for a few...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-13, 8:51pm
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By Eileen
I believe at least one of the Effetres want an...

I believe at least one of the Effetres want an oxygenation flame. Double Helix Glassworks has some videos on reducing and a chart on the reducing look for the various colors.
Forum: Studio 2022-02-04, 9:43am
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Eileen
Oxygen Concentrator tips

We (Glass Dragons) had Justin LaClair come talk in zoom and while it was going on, he mentioned his blog on the company website. He said he has been working with them since his dad started the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-02-02, 2:34pm
Replies: 208
Views: 41,769
Posted By Eileen
Kathy, it takes a lot of practice for most of us,...

Kathy, it takes a lot of practice for most of us, so don't feel bad. Everyone has to learn, it is a new skill for sure. So hang in there, and hold on to a few of your first beads so you can see your...
Forum: Torch Questions 2022-01-26, 1:30pm
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Eileen
I have a mega Minor and I keep my propane around...

I have a mega Minor and I keep my propane around three-four, maybe 5, and my oxygen at 8. If you have an oxycon, do not set it at the top of your range, pull it down a little bit to get better...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2022-01-24, 5:08pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,220
Posted By Eileen
I did it in 2000, nowhere close in 2021, and I'm...

I did it in 2000, nowhere close in 2021, and I'm not sure if I will get that many in for 2022 or not. I think I will take the pressure off myself and just make and send in what ends up in the bead...
Forum: Studio 2022-01-05, 11:00pm
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Eileen
You could grind any rough ends of your mandrels.

You could grind any rough ends of your mandrels.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2022-01-05, 10:32am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Eileen
Must be Propane is what I have always read.

Must be Propane is what I have always read.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2021-12-22, 1:16pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,718
Posted By Eileen
You asked this back in February, and I put a...

You asked this back in February, and I put a reply there.
Same question now, except now you have 2 posts including this one.

This is the reply to the February question: "I can only see that you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-17, 7:44pm
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Eileen
It won't work, the bead will crack and be...

It won't work, the bead will crack and be unusable is the wisdom I have always heard. They are too different. You can use a certain amount of 96 frit (leaded being safest) on a 104 bead, but not 90...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-12-06, 8:54pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By Eileen
Which pink is it? The Opalino rods are especially...

Which pink is it? The Opalino rods are especially sensitive and need to be worked cool.

Also how large is your flame? It is fairly common for people to turn their flame up more than required, so...
Forum: Torch Questions 2021-11-28, 3:39pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By Eileen
I just found this thread, maybe it will help. I...

I just found this thread, maybe it will help. I have never encountered it myself.
http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9801
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-11-24, 3:03pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By Eileen
I don't have any answers, but if I had to guess,...

I don't have any answers, but if I had to guess, I would say because boro is much better at holding shape in the flame than 104 - but just a guess.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-11-06, 6:11pm
Replies: 20
Views: 12,043
Posted By Eileen
Sorry I didn't check it! From the other thread...

Sorry I didn't check it! From the other thread for anyone looking for it: https://vimeo.com/191735911
Forum: Free Tutorials 2021-11-05, 12:50pm
Replies: 20
Views: 12,043
Posted By Eileen
Time to bump this up again, thanks again for...

Time to bump this up again, thanks again for showing us how to make nice icicles! (I should make more this year now that my heat control is improved!
Forum: Studio 2021-10-19, 7:33pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By Eileen
Not worth taking chances when it comes to...

Not worth taking chances when it comes to something that can cause a fire, that's for sure. My hubby was an electrician's mate/diver in the Navy, then worked for the power company until he retired...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-15, 8:05pm
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Eileen
I have heard of someone buying a can of spray...

I have heard of someone buying a can of spray that was for sandblasting. I have never tried it, but might look for it and give it a shot to see how it works.

Never mind, I just found this thread...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2021-10-12, 5:15pm
Replies: 1
Views: 2,102
Posted By Eileen
Sorry, not in or near KY, but did you know that...

Sorry, not in or near KY, but did you know that Corina Tettinger has made a video edition of Passing the Flame (her book that some say is a go-to book for lampwork for many)? She has it on her...
Forum: Studio 2021-10-08, 4:56pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By Eileen
The plate on the outside of the kiln should have...

The plate on the outside of the kiln should have the information you need. I don't have that kiln, but looking it up online it uses 14 amps. My husband (who knows electricity) says you could probably...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-10-05, 4:15pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By Eileen
Yes, I'm thinking it is the green tips that are...

Yes, I'm thinking it is the green tips that are pure, but I'm not positive.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-27, 11:18pm
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Eileen
I picture might help too, sometimes there is a...

I picture might help too, sometimes there is a visual clue.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-09-27, 7:40am
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Eileen
People don't necessarily see things right away,...

People don't necessarily see things right away, try to give it a few days at least.

I do not have quick release fittings, but I bet if you have Craig a call at Arrow Springs, he could help you...
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