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Old 2013-07-31, 9:29am
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Default Clear glass tubes

I am a complete newbie to boro, am buying abit of glass at a time. I ordered some clear glass tubes, but don't know what to do with them. Can anyone enlighten me. TIA, Dianne
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Old 2013-07-31, 9:42am
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Tube implosions for pendants, marbles.
Honeycombs, shot glasses, cups, vases, pipes, sculptural flowers, straws, ornaments.

I am missing some, but that is a start.

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Old 2013-07-31, 9:45am
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What size do u have? U can always do some tube implosions. Even some ornaments. Search utube there r some videos to show some techs. This is something i did on 25 mil with gold and silver fuming.

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Old 2013-07-31, 10:31am
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Easy Peasy encasements!
Hot glass does not crack.
Unless it is glowing and drippy, hot glass looks like cold glass.
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Old 2013-07-31, 10:36am
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Start with this tutorial
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