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Forum: Safety 2019-06-17, 8:04pm
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Eileen
I cannot claim to be an expert, but for what it's...

I cannot claim to be an expert, but for what it's worth:

I thought attic fans pulled out, but they are pulling the air up into your face. I always thought you wanted to draw it away from you and...
Forum: Studio 2019-06-17, 11:26am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,614
Posted By Eileen
I love the porch addition. I wanted a porch but...

I love the porch addition. I wanted a porch but it didn't happen when we ordered the shed. Now I am thinking maybe I could make it happen as an andd on, so thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-17, 4:27am
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By Eileen
The gas gets cold with use, and doesn't flow as...

The gas gets cold with use, and doesn't flow as easily. Some people keep it in a bucket of warm water I have heard. Some use a larger tank and a hose instead of the small canisters.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-09, 2:07pm
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By Eileen
And are you absolutely positive the glass was all...

And are you absolutely positive the glass was all the same COE, that is the only other thing that comes to mind.

Also the fiber blanket can still work if it looks a little ratty, so maybe try...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-09, 11:05am
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By Eileen
All good information above. And yes, I just...

All good information above.

And yes, I just came from a class and it was repeated many times "never touch hot glass with a cold tool"
You can just waft it in the flame a couple of times before...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-05-25, 12:58pm
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Eileen
How nice of you, thanks!

How nice of you, thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-20, 6:36pm
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Eileen
And remember that some colors give better "crisp"...

And remember that some colors give better "crisp" than do others. Try different combinations.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-19, 7:49pm
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Eileen
Interesting! Was there ever a mother of pearl...

Interesting! Was there ever a mother of pearl line?
Forum: Safety 2019-05-08, 9:20pm
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
Propane is illegal to have inside if larger than...

Propane is illegal to have inside if larger than the small 1 lb canisters and can void your insurance. A big risk if anything goes wrong. Oxygen is okay I believe. A fire extinguisher should be on...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-05-06, 7:26pm
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Eileen
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Safety 2019-05-05, 6:51am
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
It never dawned on me that the propane could go...

It never dawned on me that the propane could go in the window, never having had the basement experience! Good that some of you were aware of that!

And I agree on the propane tanks. Mine is not...
Forum: Safety 2019-05-04, 1:07pm
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
The main thing about fumes is that you don't want...

The main thing about fumes is that you don't want to suck the exhaust back in the building. You want fresh air with none of those exhaust fumes coming in to breathe.
Forum: Safety 2019-05-04, 1:05pm
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
I'm glad I could help a bit. It is confusing...

I'm glad I could help a bit. It is confusing getting started!
Forum: Safety 2019-05-04, 10:12am
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
You can see where the fan exhaust comes out on...

You can see where the fan exhaust comes out on the left close to my tank. The window to the right of the door is what I use for makeup air.
Forum: Safety 2019-05-04, 10:03am
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
Yes. Since the air is going out that window, and...

Yes. Since the air is going out that window, and the propane hose should not have any fumes anyway, I put mine in the same area (I do bring the propane up through the floor of my shed, but the tank...
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-05-04, 7:06am
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Eileen
If the hose is getting old, you should consider...

If the hose is getting old, you should consider just getting a new and longer hose. They do go bad, and I am thinking I need to buy a new one for myself. It isn't leaking, but they aren't all that...
Forum: Safety 2019-05-04, 7:02am
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Eileen
I am no expert, but for what it is worth ~ If I...

I am no expert, but for what it is worth ~ If I am understanding correctly, you are asking about the exhaust vent, and the propane hose bring fuel to the torch.
I have my propane tank right under...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-03-31, 4:47pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By Eileen
The link goes to that photo :D

The link goes to that photo :D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-22, 6:51pm
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Eileen
If you can't find murrini in some of those...

If you can't find murrini in some of those things, maybe you can find a very small paper punch in the right shape, and cut them out of copper leaf/foil?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-22, 6:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Eileen
I think you can find cherry blossoms too. I...

I think you can find cherry blossoms too.
I found these on Etsy: ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-10, 3:45pm
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Eileen
One thing is to remember to back off the torch...

One thing is to remember to back off the torch head. There is more gas in the flame the closer you are to the torch, and it can soot and burn the glass unless you take it out a bit. Also, don't...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2019-02-26, 7:46pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Eileen
It really is very moving to mail a box off,...

It really is very moving to mail a box off, knowing the kids that get them can really use a boost and a smile! :love:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-24, 8:36pm
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Eileen
If you pull a fine stringer/hold the rod end up...

If you pull a fine stringer/hold the rod end up to a bright light and look at the cut edge, you will see the 064 is really a very dark purple. 066 is darker still (intense black) and stays black...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2019-02-20, 3:04pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Eileen
They are so cute! I know the kids will love them.

They are so cute! I know the kids will love them.
Forum: Beads of Courage 2019-02-14, 4:26pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Eileen
That is great Karen! Sadly the need is always...

That is great Karen! Sadly the need is always there, there are always sick kids.
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