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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-05-08, 9:52am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,714
Posted By FiG
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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-05-03, 2:29pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,714
Posted By FiG
Yes I will be teaching a workshop Aug. 4 - 10 At...

Yes I will be teaching a workshop Aug. 4 - 10 At the touchstone school for crafts here in PA.
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-05-03, 12:24pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,714
Posted By FiG
Glass Entomology With Fig June 24 -28 Pittsburgh Glass Center

June 24 -28 Pittsburgh Glass Center With Michael Mangiafico.
There is still a little time to sign up. If you can please sign up for this one, I would really like it to run it will be good!

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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-06-14, 11:33am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By FiG
30 Beetles

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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-06-08, 2:38am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By FiG
Yes The Three Rivers Glass Beadmakers chapter of...

Yes The Three Rivers Glass Beadmakers chapter of the ISGB Have an open torch at the Touchstone Center for Crafts in PA every Fall.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 8:11am
Replies: 53
Views: 7,863
Posted By FiG
Friends dont let friends Wig Wag.

Friends dont let friends Wig Wag.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-30, 9:33pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Furnace workers have sensuous elbows. Sitting at...

Furnace workers have sensuous elbows. Sitting at the gaffers bench you roll the blowpipe forward and back. Your left hand the moter your right hand working in tandom with the left to shape and form...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-30, 9:26pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,824
Posted By FiG
I forgot all about this thread and that I even...

I forgot all about this thread and that I even contributed. Hell its been five years. I was just trolling in the Tips section and came upon this. Im gonna bump it along with another thread I posted...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-26, 9:14am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,855
Posted By FiG
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-12, 2:42pm
Replies: 81
Views: 16,169
Posted By FiG
or mica/pixi dust.

or mica/pixi dust.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-10, 6:04pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,280
Posted By FiG
Forgo the oxy genorator as your next big...

Forgo the oxy genorator as your next big purchace. Begin looking at kilns.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-09, 10:08pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By FiG
I wish somebody would make an intense white.

I wish somebody would make an intense white.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-09, 3:40pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Why the mandate on rotating the mandrel? It is...

Why the mandate on rotating the mandrel? It is mandrel wound beads dont you know. When working on the axel I can think of only two or three reasons to turn. One is to apply glass. In this case it is...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2012-03-08, 7:25pm
Replies: 71
Views: 45,023
Posted By FiG
104 coe and about about 5 millimeters thick.

104 coe and about about 5 millimeters thick.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-03, 7:43pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,305
Posted By FiG
I use segrigated drawers. For my scraps I use...

I use segrigated drawers. For my scraps I use Plano tackle boxes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-02, 12:34pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Hi Rowyn I am still at a loss as far as how you...

Hi Rowyn I am still at a loss as far as how you rotate the mandrel in the "direction of the gas". As the flame is projecting outward from the torch the bead would be pushed to rotate away from you if...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-02, 10:28am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
I have found that when one is learning something...

I have found that when one is learning something new every move is considered. Then as you become proficient your body goes on automatic. More cerebral affairs such as following your muse can then...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-01, 9:32pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Namaste Rowyn I do not quite understand what you...

Namaste Rowyn I do not quite understand what you mean by "Turning in the direction the glass." Try making your life easy and spin the mandrel back and forth without a care to the direction the gas is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-01, 6:08pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
I believe that turning the mandrel only in one...

I believe that turning the mandrel only in one direction well is a very advanced technique.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-01, 3:47pm
Replies: 140
Views: 49,222
Posted By FiG
my brain.

my brain.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-01, 1:04pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Like Linda Campbell I rotate the mandrel between...

Like Linda Campbell I rotate the mandrel between my index finger and thumb the other three fingers balancing the handle end of the mandrel. I agree with Dale as well in that there are no...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-29, 9:46am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,961
Posted By FiG
Rotate back and forth or continue turning in one direction?

I teach my students to use all five fingertips to rotate the mandrel back and forth. That is when they run out of rotation to double back. Each turn of the mandrel traveling at least 360 plus degrees...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2011-07-14, 11:43am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By FiG
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2011-07-06, 1:24pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By FiG
one class two posts.

I did not see this and posted an ad as well.
Great minds think alike. Thanks for posting
this Jaybee.This class is going to be a peach!

I will be bringing my daughter who is 8 years old.
She...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2011-07-06, 7:53am
Replies: 0
Views: 750
Posted By FiG
Flameworking with Fig Touchstone Aug.15-19

At the Touchstone Center for Crafts up in the Appalachian mountains of Southweastern PA. Nature and creative enorgy combine in harmony to produce a unique synorgy where the caress of ones hand can...
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