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Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2014-09-09, 11:26am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Frantz

I have to give a happy and wholehearted shoutout to Mike at Frantz. Last year in the course of moving all the way to Seattle from my home state of Florida, our moving van caught on fire, destroying...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-26, 10:24am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Most of the labels came off just fine. They even...

Most of the labels came off just fine. They even stick on the jars pretty well after I repasted them. A few are peeling away. Each spice jar corresponds to the regular size jar of frit, can't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-26, 9:27am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By 2kids&atorch
An Idea!

I'm a little bit frit-obsessed. I have so many different colors, but couldn't figure out how to keep all of it close to my bench without taking up tons of space. One day it came to me...Spice Rack!...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-07, 9:17am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Thanks guys, those answers helped me a lot with...

Thanks guys, those answers helped me a lot with deciding what to buy. Especially the suggestion about harbor freight. That will save me $80.
Cheerio!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-06, 10:17am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Sandblaster Questions

Hi all, I'm considering buying a sandblaster for etching beads. Two questions: 1) is there and advantage to the pencil style blasting unit? I see that the pencil style unit allows for more precision...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-22, 9:12am
Replies: 60
Views: 8,381
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I have tried many different clear glasses. The...

I have tried many different clear glasses. The reliable results I get with Aether just make it so much more worth it to spend the extra dough. As far as I'm concerned, time is money...the more time...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-09, 10:03am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,228
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Boro or soft? Please respond

Hi, my friend requested that I make her a "doughnut bead" (large disk shaped bead) for her daughter to use as a "teething necklace" for a baby. Apparently this is a popular idea since babies are...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-06-06, 10:34am
Replies: 214
Views: 22,395
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Hey, Donna, ya got any more of that rubino? ...

Hey, Donna, ya got any more of that rubino? Mine's all foggy too. It seems like almost every time I buy it these days, I get some variation of the dark pink with the cloudy appearance, sometimes...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-11-05, 8:46am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,875
Posted By 2kids&atorch
? RE: Steel tabletop for bench

I have my torch mounted on a glass computer desk that I have covered with one of those stainless steel bench top tiles and some large ceramic tiles covering the rest of the tabletop. I'd like to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-07, 10:57am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,012
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I don't have a pic, but I love my dental pic. ...

I don't have a pic, but I love my dental pic. Just a plain ole' stainless steel pic with sharp, angled head. Perfect for EVERYTHING. That, and my straight razor.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-22, 9:49am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,438
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I just noticed this thread...I live in...

I just noticed this thread...I live in Gainesville and about half my sales are to gator fans! Here's a pic of one of my beads. I have found that CiM creamsicle is the best match to the Gator...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-16, 8:01am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,640
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Me TOO! I tried to tell the DH rep at the...

Me TOO! I tried to tell the DH rep at the Gathering that I really thought the older one did much better under encasement, but they disputed that fact and showed me a paddle of Kronos 2 under...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-16, 7:26am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,640
Posted By 2kids&atorch
A couple of the test batches that DH released at...

A couple of the test batches that DH released at the ISGB Gathering in Rochester do pretty well under encasement...they aren't exactly GREEN but one is aqua blue, one is like a yellow/olive-green,...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-09-08, 7:46am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Ditto! Ditto! LOVE the canope forks and jelly...

Ditto! Ditto! LOVE the canope forks and jelly spoons. Just awesome!
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-09-08, 7:40am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,618
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Another item you might find handy...Thompson...

Another item you might find handy...Thompson enamels makes a coating similar to a "wet" version of the mica powders that resembles "gold paint" when you apply it to the surface of the glass. It can...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-07-02, 10:17am
Replies: 135
Views: 24,479
Posted By 2kids&atorch
The most recent batch of Clio is a very hot pink-...

The most recent batch of Clio is a very hot pink- almost purple sometimes. Reichenbach opal raspberry is quite nice as well.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-28, 10:24am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,003
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I agree with Astrid. And I do like the silent...

I agree with Astrid. And I do like the silent idea...it's nice to scroll through a thread and see a bunch of different pictures, instead of a few photos and a bunch of text and a few re-postings etc....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-28, 10:12am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,234
Posted By 2kids&atorch
You can roll that frit in a little bit of white...

You can roll that frit in a little bit of white glass and melt it in. Gorgeous! Also, I think Val's book suggests using transparent clear (or you could use lavendar transparent, as Dynamic Duo...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-24, 12:04pm
Replies: 23
Views: 6,627
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I found the first book's translations to be so...

I found the first book's translations to be so minimal that I didn't even really use them...well maybe a little, but in general the pictures are detailed enough that you can get the idea without...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-24, 11:20am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,169
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Didn't read all the other posts in here, so...

Didn't read all the other posts in here, so forgive me if I repeat. But it really does suck. I posted a thread in here a few months ago mentioning that I had bought EDP from THREE different...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-24, 11:17am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,234
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I just have to chime in and recommend the Val Cox...

I just have to chime in and recommend the Val Cox book as well. It is the only resource I know of that TRULY explains (in great detail, btw), the many ways that frit can be used and also gives a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-24, 11:13am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,003
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Okay, so call me stupid (or talentless). I...

Okay, so call me stupid (or talentless). I always assumed that nobody comments on my pictures in the original gallery because nobody really knows me here. And NOW come to learn, it's because they...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-06-23, 9:02am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,054
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Hope she moves to Florida!...Hi Paula!

Hope she moves to Florida!...Hi Paula!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-14, 12:07pm
Replies: 47
Views: 7,483
Posted By 2kids&atorch
Lydia Muell is exceptional at making glass look...

Lydia Muell is exceptional at making glass look like watercolors! She made a tutorial about it. I don't have a link but it is posted here in the tutorial section.
Forum: Studio 2010-06-14, 9:16am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,465
Posted By 2kids&atorch
I've been thinking of doing something like...

I've been thinking of doing something like this...do you mind if I ask you what the total cost was? (If you'd rather tell me privately, you can PM me...) If you'd rather not tell me at all, well,...
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