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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-04, 7:06pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,530
Posted By kiko
Wow glass, I use a metal punty for soft glass...

Wow glass, I use a metal punty for soft glass buttons and off mandrel things. When you are finished and ready for annealing just heat the punty and it will release cleanly. Just another way to do it...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-11-05, 5:13am
Replies: 56
Views: 14,837
Posted By kiko
Absolutely yes.

Absolutely yes.
Forum: Sale Rack 2011-06-06, 12:45pm
Replies: 472
Views: 74,765
Posted By kiko
Ron, I received my gorgeous marble. What a lovely...

Ron, I received my gorgeous marble. What a lovely and generous gift. Thank you so much :) Lori
Forum: Sale Rack 2011-04-25, 11:47am
Replies: 472
Views: 74,765
Posted By kiko
Ron, Your tutorial is the gift that keeps on...

Ron,

Your tutorial is the gift that keeps on giving.! The updated recipe files are awesome. Thank you. Lori
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-03-15, 2:10pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,186
Posted By kiko
I mix my silicon carbide with distilled water and...

I mix my silicon carbide with distilled water and leave it in the tumbler to use again. Rinse the slurry off of the beads in a small bowl of water and let the s.c. settle to pour back in the tumbler....
Forum: Boro Room 2011-02-11, 5:29pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By kiko
Eric, I use a rotary tumbler with 800 grit s.c....

Eric, I use a rotary tumbler with 800 grit s.c. for a nice matte finish. Pieces with bumps or creases don't etch as well. Plastic pellets or small beads make good filler for the tumbling barrel.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-01, 10:04am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By kiko
Crayon colors that is...

Crayon colors that is...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-01, 10:04am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By kiko
Crayons work great :)

Crayons work great :)
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-01, 10:01am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By kiko
Trondo I like to use NS Blue Moon for this...

Trondo I like to use NS Blue Moon for this effect. Other silvered colors work great too. Looks like you're getting the tech. :) !
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-06-22, 3:33pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,606
Posted By kiko
Paula ROCKS!

Paula ROCKS!
Forum: Boro Room 2010-05-14, 5:00pm
Replies: 79
Views: 7,367
Posted By kiko
So friggin' cool Wickedglass.

So friggin' cool Wickedglass.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-04-28, 9:14am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,018
Posted By kiko
I do them the same way as Pam. I've never had a...

I do them the same way as Pam. I've never had a boro vessel crack especially since they have already been through an annealing cycle. Usually I make the stopper the next day. You could use a digital...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-20, 2:59pm
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By kiko
:D

:D
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-20, 10:33am
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By kiko
Hi Gail. Be sure to peruse the boro forum....

Hi Gail.

Be sure to peruse the boro forum. There are a few people there that have dvd's, books etc. to get you started. Just post your question there and I'm sure you'll get lots of direction. :)...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-20, 9:50am
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By kiko
In my class with Suellen Fowler at Corning last...

In my class with Suellen Fowler at Corning last year Jesse attempted a large core formed vessel over steel wool and slurry. Even after drying the core thoroughly for a week and overnight in the kiln...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-14, 1:32pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,197
Posted By kiko
Even if it's in the "Melting Pot" Boro should see...

Even if it's in the "Melting Pot" Boro should see the light of day.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-23, 4:01pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By kiko
Eric, a "little" haze will result in more variety...

Eric, a "little" haze will result in more variety with Stormy. It reacts to other striking colors as well. The violet medley has a prettier color range than stormy imo. I use them both mostly for...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-18, 8:32pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By kiko
Haven't tried the others yet but use Violet...

Haven't tried the others yet but use Violet Medley a lot. Similar to Stormy Weather.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-04, 1:45pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By kiko
Don't forget Corning. It is glass heaven. To view...

Don't forget Corning. It is glass heaven. To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-11-29, 9:52am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By kiko
The only thing I don't like Schott for is...

The only thing I don't like Schott for is implosions. Use it exclusively for everything else. Very buttery and smooth melting clear.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-11-22, 11:19am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By kiko
Word.

Word.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-29, 3:25pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,582
Posted By kiko
Gorgeous Chris!!!

Gorgeous Chris!!!
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-14, 2:29pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By kiko
I usually make batches of the same type/recipe of...

I usually make batches of the same type/recipe of bead and then match them up afterwards. Two per mandrel.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-16, 12:24pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,773
Posted By kiko
Ro, Wow! I'm so sorry to hear about your health...

Ro, Wow! I'm so sorry to hear about your health issues. Wishing you a
full recovery. Wonderful that you are back at the torch creating again.
Hugs, lori
Forum: The Dark Room 2009-09-04, 7:06am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,954
Posted By kiko
John, have you tried just using iphoto? It is...

John, have you tried just using iphoto? It is preloaded on mac's and really is quick, easy and effective for photo editing. I switched from photoshop to iphoto for all of my store images and it saved...
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