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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-03-19, 4:08pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By KFraley51
Brass press verses graphite press?

Anyone have any information which is easier to use or makes a better bead. Wanting a heart press and cannot decide which one brass or graphite. I have not tried any graphite presses.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-10-17, 5:09pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks so much. That's exactly what I am looking...

Thanks so much. That's exactly what I am looking for a red for hearts. I will check with Flame Dame.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-10-16, 4:11pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By KFraley51
Looking for non striking red.

Is there a true transparent red that is non striking? The striking reds I have used get darker the longer I work it and some of the other reds I have used turn mucky and cloudy and do not stay...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2015-05-11, 6:01pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,933
Posted By KFraley51
Check with your local oxygen home health...

Check with your local oxygen home health companies. I bought some from one in my local area after showing them my old one from my concentrator.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-24, 10:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks everyone, I am going to get some red from...

Thanks everyone, I am going to get some red from Lauscha for sure. Will try the tips about striking.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-22, 11:44am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By KFraley51
Help with striking red transparent glass

I am having trouble with striking red. It is Effetre striking red transparent. I am working it for some time in the flame and it has a slight gold haze to it and is not transparent red in all areas. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-22, 7:53pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By KFraley51
I used 2 mm and 2.5 mm grade AAA and in each bead...

I used 2 mm and 2.5 mm grade AAA and in each bead 1 out of 3 CZ's had fractures around it. Thanks for the tips, I will try giving extra heat before putting it in the kiln.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-21, 8:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By KFraley51
Help with adding cubic zirconia to beads.

2 out of 3 fractured right at the stone. Any tips on what I did wrong? My bead was hot the whole time and immediately put in the kiln for annealing. I tried to upload a picture but size is too large...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-21, 7:45am
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks for the reply. I suppose I will just need...

Thanks for the reply. I suppose I will just need to get it and play with it.
Karen
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-18, 2:12pm
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By KFraley51
Anyone have or used the Bavarian Beads 3D cross?

Wondering if anyone would give me tips on how hard this press is to use before I buy?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-06, 5:40pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By KFraley51
Yea after I gave it a thought I wondered if...

Yea after I gave it a thought I wondered if that's how it was done thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-06, 4:06pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By KFraley51
Would it be something as simple as poking a hole...

Would it be something as simple as poking a hole as you are adding the encasing similar to an air bubble in the middle of a flower?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-06, 3:58pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By KFraley51
Can anyone tell me how this is done

I seen this bead on a post and was wondering How do you achieve adding these air bubbles just so into an encased bead. Maybe something simple, but would love to know how it is done. Thanks for your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-08, 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,968
Posted By KFraley51
Just a tip depending on your water, I have a well...

Just a tip depending on your water, I have a well and live in the country and did not have good results in polishing until I started using bottled water. At least that was a big change for results in...
Forum: Safety 2014-09-14, 7:23am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By KFraley51
Question about hoses.

Is there a rule of thumb how long to use your hoses before replacing them? Concerned that cold winters may crack and hot summers may weaken rubber. I see no problems now but would like to avoid any...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-15, 2:46pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By KFraley51
How often should a hose on a propane tank be...

How often should a hose on a propane tank be changed or thrown out?
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2014-05-21, 6:13pm
Replies: 63
Views: 13,413
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks for the info will check out her etsy site.

Thanks for the info will check out her etsy site.
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2014-05-21, 3:47pm
Replies: 63
Views: 13,413
Posted By KFraley51
Love these beads. Where does everyone get your...

Love these beads. Where does everyone get your smooth silver bead caps. Do you make your own or is there somewhere I can order them?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-17, 3:45pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,508
Posted By KFraley51
Maybe clio

Maybe clio
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-13, 6:30pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks for the tips I will try these.

Thanks for the tips I will try these.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-11, 5:37pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By KFraley51
Working with Turquoise

Anyone have any tips on working transparent turquoise colors? I try working it high in the flame but the silver in it still comes to the surface leaving little pits in my beads.
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2014-03-09, 6:36pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By KFraley51
Thanks Marjorie. I was curious if anyone here was...

Thanks Marjorie. I was curious if anyone here was going that I am familiar with here on LE. I know several people here give nick names and glass business names so I would not recognize their real...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2014-03-09, 9:56am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By KFraley51
Fire On The Mountain! Who's going?

I've been watching for someone to start this, not seeing it so I will. This is my first time to go, and I am so excited to see who all here on LE is going this year. I am looking forward to such a...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-12-22, 7:43pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By KFraley51
I am curious where do you stay for this class, is...

I am curious where do you stay for this class, is lodging included? I went to the Corning site and it just shows the class. Is your room included or is it $800 for just the one week class?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-03, 9:59am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,986
Posted By KFraley51
Graphite or Brass?

With all the different tools out there, I am interested in knowing your preferences. Do you prefer brass bead rollers or graphite bead rollers and why? Wondering if the material the roller is made of...
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