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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2016-09-06, 7:22am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,285
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Stephen Boehme Murrini class

Hi All I still have a couple openings in my November Murrini class at the Sonoran Glass School in Tucson Arizona. I will be covering color mixing. Putting together complex murrini and encasement. ...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-05, 9:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,419
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Im teaching a class June 27-28 at the Zen Gallery...

Im teaching a class June 27-28 at the Zen Gallery St.Petersburg Florida
Zen Glass Studio
600 27th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
(727) 323-3141
Email – info@zenglass.com

contact Josh...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-28, 3:55pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,028
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Use a release agent Vaseline. then the wax wont...

Use a release agent Vaseline. then the wax wont stick. I boil off stubborn dap wax sometimes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-17, 12:59pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,487
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
melt it and see :)

melt it and see :)
Forum: Boro Room 2014-04-25, 11:08am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Beth aplpha or a lynx put down more heat at a...

Beth aplpha or a lynx put down more heat at a around same cash. National 8m is kinda Janky
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-23, 7:32am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,218
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
My last sig milli was made with ivory and med red...

My last sig milli was made with ivory and med red effetre. I also made one with turquoise blue and dark Ivory. I liked the reactions in the colors you just have to be clever on how you use them.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-22, 8:36am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
I have been using 20 and 18 gauge stainless steel...

I have been using 20 and 18 gauge stainless steel from McMaster Carr. buy it in the annealed spools. It is very hard to wrap with but very durable and takes a beating. I bought a pair of piano...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-09, 2:26pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,063
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Messy cranberry over white :)...

Messy cranberry over white :) http://www.creationismessy.com/color.aspx?id=25
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-18, 3:38pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
What talonst said. I use 10mm soft glass clear...

What talonst said. I use 10mm soft glass clear rods for punties.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-05, 9:47am
Replies: 29
Views: 9,442
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Try a clear core. Corals don't like thick :(

Try a clear core. Corals don't like thick :(
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-07, 7:03am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Frankenstein sculpture with under-glaze enamels...

Frankenstein sculpture with under-glaze enamels fired to 1200 degrees. I ramped the kiln up slowly to 1200 then down to 1000 for a 6 hour anneal at 1000...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-05, 5:46pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
I'll post some pictures Monday it looked like it...

I'll post some pictures Monday it looked like it worked great
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-04, 9:38am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Its in the kiln right now covered in enamels. ...

Its in the kiln right now covered in enamels. Slow ramp up to 1200 for the win. Hope this works :) I post a picture win or loose
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-03, 4:46am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
If your fittings are getting that hot you have...

If your fittings are getting that hot you have the wrong oxy and propane pressure. Same thing happend to me. There is a thread about this. I can't remember the correct settings. I changed mine...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-02, 11:51am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
enamels on recycle glass

hi all, I just cast a Frankenstein face out of cheap glass marbles from the dollar store. It came out ok but does not look scary enough for the sculpture im making. I want to add some black enamel...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-27, 8:40pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,804
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
When worked slowly in high oxy it is just...

When worked slowly in high oxy it is just bareable:-)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-18, 4:00pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,841
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
I had a stray cat sneak through the door and...

I had a stray cat sneak through the door and scare the s#%t out of me. I burned a one inch lentil shaped hole in my arm.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-11, 8:06am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,681
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
I just bought a bunch of Chinese finding on...

I just bought a bunch of Chinese finding on e-bay. Bit on the slow side shipping but it was what I expected. Packing could have been done cleaner. good prices
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-11, 8:04am
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Came out of the kiln and it looks like 950 is...

Came out of the kiln and it looks like 950 is good. Thanks
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-10, 8:36pm
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Schott Puck anealing

Anyone have a favorite garaging and annealing temp for a schott puck. I made a marble with one tonight and it looks like my normal temp of 950 might be slumping it a bit. Thanks, Steve
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-10, 7:31pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,165
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Bravo is good up to 2.5 inches of boro. After...

Bravo is good up to 2.5 inches of boro. After that is struggles hard. I have been working on a gtt Mirage and find it beautiful. It will melt everything. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-09, 10:09pm
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
wallmart and cosco are pretty cheap :)

wallmart and cosco are pretty cheap :)
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-08-28, 11:05am
Replies: 14
Views: 5,054
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
Alpha cheap hot and very user friendly. I would...

Alpha cheap hot and very user friendly. I would bypass cricket and snag a lynx if you have the money.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-08-24, 11:02pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,507
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
eclipse is a nice black. You need to work your...

eclipse is a nice black. You need to work your dense colors in an oxy or neutral flame bubbles = reduction. Heat up your glass slowly at the end of your flame.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-24, 10:25pm
Replies: 68
Views: 10,952
Posted By Mr.Smeeth
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