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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-03, 11:25am
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Croft Eeusk
There are several good threads - sandblasting or...

There are several good threads - sandblasting or etch resist. Here's two:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98741
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-01, 7:41pm
Replies: 999
Views: 199,861
Posted By Croft Eeusk
BUMP! Learned so much from this thread -...

BUMP!

Learned so much from this thread - from Kalera & all the others who posted. It's time to revisit all this good stuff.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-21, 4:39pm
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon. ...

I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 11:23am
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Just so you know you're not alone ;) This...

Just so you know you're not alone ;)

This is part of a Thank You email I sent to Corina Tettinger in 2010, after starting in 2005, where I called her my #1 Enabler. Because her book is really the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 4:37pm
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yup, very normal. Fire & gas & flying glass!...

Yup, very normal.

Fire & gas & flying glass! Oh My!

You'll get more comfortable the more you practice, but there's just a primordial thing in the back brain that still comes out 'Ooook!!' as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-21, 7:36am
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Don't know if this will be of use - but these...

Don't know if this will be of use - but these were brought up in a simple Google search on slag.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0921344902001714
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 9:48am
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By Croft Eeusk
And oranges as well. From pics of the 'rich...

And oranges as well.

From pics of the 'rich & famous' I've been seeing lately orange is really a hot fashion color now.

dj
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-17, 9:37pm
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Croft Eeusk
William - Speedslug did a how-to post pics: ...

William -

Speedslug did a how-to post pics:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305604

It will interesting to see how you progress.

dj
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-07, 1:10pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Arrow Springs makes Bella Donna & only sells...

Arrow Springs makes Bella Donna & only sells Effetre now, so it could be either, but I can't recall if I used to buy other makers there years ago.

Old glass usually sells below what it costs from...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2019-11-06, 2:54pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By Croft Eeusk
First thing folks will want to know is what COE...

First thing folks will want to know is what COE it is & who manufactured the glass. Is it Arrow Springs Bella Donna? Or is it Effetre, CiM/Messy, Vetrofond or something else?

Also, some colors...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-10, 10:24am
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Arrow Springs has a variety of sizes of mandrels...

Arrow Springs has a variety of sizes of mandrels for big hole beads, but I can't recall what size Pandora is -

http://www.arrowsprings.com/html/mandrels-tubes.html

dj
Forum: Studio 2019-02-24, 7:39pm
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Can't go wrong w/Glass Hive - got mine about 9-10...

Can't go wrong w/Glass Hive - got mine about 9-10 years ago & have never had a problem w/it.

Snork. Well, except for turning it on for the first time - it came pre-programmed w/instructions, but...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-14, 2:54am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Croft Eeusk
If there's no machine shop close to ask for...

If there's no machine shop close to ask for waste, Davardi sells it per ounce. As well as frits of silver, aluminum, stainless, etc.

https://www.devardiglass.com/Metalworking.htm

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-06, 8:36pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I was wondering that as well. Seems like it might...

I was wondering that as well. Seems like it might seal the 'frosty'/etched look in instead.

I couldn't clearly tell from that pic on site what the dyed ones looked like. But thought the etched...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-05, 7:31pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By Croft Eeusk
This isn't a polish, it's dye & doesn't come in...

This isn't a polish, it's dye & doesn't come in clear - but might be of interest. They do have a sealer that is also used w/dye. I haven't tried these, but maybe someone else has some feedback.
...
Forum: Sale Rack 2018-08-04, 12:17pm
Replies: 48
Views: 9,934
Posted By Croft Eeusk
My plot to go visit w/friend didn't work out :( ...

My plot to go visit w/friend didn't work out :(

BUT she's going to be there!

Please say 'Hi!' to her for me - her name is Elaine. Although I warned her it's addictive, she's interested in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-26, 8:22am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Take a look at Arrow Springs 104 - some very...

Take a look at Arrow Springs 104 - some very tasty stuff there
http://www.arrowsprings.com/html/belladonna_glass.html

Soda Lime Times issue for May 2014 is on reactive glass. Here's an index of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-25, 3:04am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,115
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Elke =D> Well said. dj

Elke

=D> Well said.

dj
Forum: Tutorials 2018-05-02, 8:41am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Rio Grande is one place... ...

Rio Grande is one place...

https://www.riogrande.com/category/chains-and-findings/silver/components/mountings

https://www.riogrande.com/category/chains-and-findings/silver/pendants/pearl-peg
...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2018-04-23, 1:41pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,119
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Or there's dichroic extract like in this post of...

Or there's dichroic extract like in this post of Steffi's http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305108

Dichro also comes coated on strips or sheets of glass.

dj
Forum: Studio 2018-04-07, 12:33pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,778
Posted By Croft Eeusk
You are really coming along fast now. Shouldn't...

You are really coming along fast now. Shouldn't be long before we see you posting happy dance pics.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-27, 8:14am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Are you sure it's Vetro? I have at least 5...

Are you sure it's Vetro? I have at least 5 different 420 corals from Effetre - w/no dealer code - bought various times about 10 years ago.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-29, 10:53am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By Croft Eeusk
First off, PPP ;) For large paperweights...

First off, PPP ;)

For large paperweights they make the inside bits first, keep warm or re-warm, and encase. That's a very simplistic answer to the question however. It takes a whole lot of work to...
Forum: Boro Room 2017-12-07, 8:33am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,639
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Thanks folks, info just what was needed. dj

Thanks folks, info just what was needed.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-06, 8:59pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By Croft Eeusk
You need TIG rod, stainless steel 308, 309 or...

You need TIG rod, stainless steel 308, 309 or 316. I usually get mine from a welding shop.

Also make sure to scrub them, since they can be oily & bead release won't stick.

dj
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