Lampwork Etc.
 
TrueDesign on Ebay

LE Live Chat

Enter Live Chat

No users in chat


Donate via PayPal to donate@lampworketc.com

Beads of Courage


 

Go Back   Lampwork Etc. > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 172
Search took 0.16 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: beadysam
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-21, 1:11am
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By beadysam
Oh dear, that's just what I was planning.:-k ! ...

Oh dear, that's just what I was planning.:-k !

I have got super overkill ventilation that is on an adjustable switch. On low for general stuff but when I turn it up for powder, metal etc its...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-19, 9:06pm
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By beadysam
Smile Seiber/sieber 'agate'. Anyone know anything about it?

Hi all,
I have lived at my address in Wales for about 20 years. Its a small village part way up a 'mountain' (big hill really), with no local industry that I am aware of except historical coal...
Forum: Sale Rack 2019-12-14, 10:17pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,945
Posted By beadysam
Do you still have a website, I am not having any...

Do you still have a website, I am not having any luck finding it. However, I did find a piccy of your geode bead tutorial - that looks like fun. Is it still available?
Thanks
Sam x
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-10-19, 12:53am
Replies: 49
Views: 46,071
Posted By beadysam
Red face Agreed! It was a fab tute given freely. I...

Agreed! It was a fab tute given freely. I presumed that the authors photobucket account had, for some reason, 'expired' the photos. I cant remember if it was PB or Flickr that had (still has...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-10-18, 11:51am
Replies: 49
Views: 46,071
Posted By beadysam
Unfortunately this forum is so quiet these days...

Unfortunately this forum is so quiet these days lots of tutes have either disappeared like this one, or in some cases removed so the author can add a few more piccys and make a `paid for' tutorial! ...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-05-16, 2:54pm
Replies: 43
Views: 9,627
Posted By beadysam
Yep Me Too. Thanks for sharing the tutes. x

Yep Me Too.

Thanks for sharing the tutes. x
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-19, 12:53am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,092
Posted By beadysam
Wow! What dreadful customer service - and over a...

Wow! What dreadful customer service - and over a kiln that is not fit for purpose too!. They should be refunding you the cost of the kiln, cost of firings, cost of glass ( scrap or not, it is still...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-08-12, 2:44pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,054
Posted By beadysam
I've used fibre blanket, and still do for short...

I've used fibre blanket, and still do for short sessions at the torch where its too costly to run a kiln for a handful of beads - I batch them later. I cover mine with turkey foil - the tough stuff...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-07-02, 8:17am
Replies: 7
Views: 18,126
Posted By beadysam
Don't forget this great FREE tute people, get...

Don't forget this great FREE tute people, get your frogs on show!
Forum: Tutorials 2013-06-26, 1:19pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,184
Posted By beadysam
PPP - sorry! Pull stringers of a nice stiff...

PPP - sorry! Pull stringers of a nice stiff colour, pull different thicknesses and lengths. Make a simple base bead in the same colour, a simple round bead or a squished bead for more surface area....
Forum: Tutorials 2013-06-26, 1:07pm
Replies: 23
Views: 9,103
Posted By beadysam
Personally I make a small core of clear, then dip...

Personally I make a small core of clear, then dip clear in frit and melt it in to the gather. Add wraps of fritty glass over clear core, stretching the glass out into ribbons rather than blobbing it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-25, 3:18pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,317
Posted By beadysam
I never had a proble with FF and would leave...

I never had a proble with FF and would leave mandrels for months. May latest bottle is flaking off like the OP's, maybe its a batch thing...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-08, 1:48pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By beadysam
Try making something small with raku that you are...

Try making something small with raku that you are not bothered about then etch that to see if you like it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-04, 2:55pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By beadysam
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2010-09-29, 10:42am
Replies: 153
Views: 74,932
Posted By beadysam
Sweety, you don't need any help - your beads are...

Sweety, you don't need any help - your beads are gorgeous!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-22, 3:19pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By beadysam
R108 Iris Orange (or Raku Jitterbug as Val Cox...

R108 Iris Orange (or Raku Jitterbug as Val Cox named it a few years ago) is made by Reichenbach, Chalcedony is made by Gaffer Glass in NZ.

Most people can get more colour out of the lower coe...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-21, 2:54pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By beadysam
I was encasing everything with Lauscha clear...

I was encasing everything with Lauscha clear (except silver glass). I was recently having a tidy of all my beads and checked a few with the polarizing filters - all the Lauscha clear encased ones...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2010-09-15, 1:24pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By beadysam
Are wonkys any good? I'm OCD about my ends but I...

Are wonkys any good? I'm OCD about my ends but I do have a fair few wonkies thats are clean and annealed, not too fugly but not sellable. I keep meaning to make them into keychains or something but...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-14, 10:20am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By beadysam
Z99 Z851 and Z850 are all lovely - but...

Z99 Z851 and Z850 are all lovely - but unfortunately are in short supply these days!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-13, 4:02pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By beadysam
I'd go for Reich's Lilac. Its a brilliant colour...

I'd go for Reich's Lilac. Its a brilliant colour that stays the way it looks in the rod - purple.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-19, 11:50am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,466
Posted By beadysam
I would completely agree that there is a European...

I would completely agree that there is a European look going on. I've mentioned it to my hubby a few times over the past 18months. However, I wouldn't include the UK with that generalisation. The...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-03, 10:01am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,061
Posted By beadysam
Pink Lady Pearl Pink Pearl Violet Pearl...

Pink Lady
Pearl Pink
Pearl Violet
Pearl Beige
Mystic Coral - actually any of the mystics are great
Antique clear - thats the green one not the gold sparkly one. The grean one etches beautifully...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-07-08, 8:34am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,830
Posted By beadysam
Go for it with the tutorial. Being nice to...

Go for it with the tutorial. Being nice to fellow lampworkers is lovely and keeps the communiy warm and tight, but there is also the business aspect to consider.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-21, 2:38pm
Replies: 40
Views: 7,228
Posted By beadysam
I used fibre blanket for years, with minimal...

I used fibre blanket for years, with minimal breakage, then it got wet and I had to swap to vermiculite. At least a third of my beads broke!
I went back to fibre blanket but this time went for body...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-02-04, 11:49am
Replies: 71
Views: 9,105
Posted By beadysam
Ok, personally I prefer books, I can touch them,...

Ok, personally I prefer books, I can touch them, carry them with me, smell them and see the scars on them that show that they are well loved. I also love knowledge and collect every scrap of it that...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 172

 
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:25am.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Your IP: 3.85.214.125