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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-21, 9:50am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Iwannabead
Thanks for those suggestions. I just love those...

Thanks for those suggestions. I just love those salmon egg beads, they are my latest obsession. Good thing I snagged some rubino at a great price about 4 years ago. I can even afford to play with it,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-21, 9:19am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Iwannabead
intense transparent colour

I'm just starting to make the salmon egg beads that I found in a copy of passing the flame spotlight on Silver and I'm curious what colours would anyone suggest to get deep coloured spots?

I've...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-19, 3:33pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Iwannabead
Thank you guys so much for the help.

Thank you guys so much for the help.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-19, 3:11pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Iwannabead
227387The wispy stuff at both ends is the rod in...

227387The wispy stuff at both ends is the rod in question. I don't have a bead made with just it. I'm not much better at taking pictures than I am at making beads!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-19, 2:35pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Iwannabead
The paddles don't really look like it but it...

The paddles don't really look like it but it could be the way I'm working it. The blue is transparent and all over, not patches of blue and the white is more foggy whisps than defined white area's....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-19, 2:01pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Iwannabead
Any idea what this glass is

I got one rod of this glass and never bothered to find out what it was because it didn't look that great. Of course, now I find out it is perfect as a base for some tornado beads. Any idea what it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-12-27, 8:37am
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Iwannabead
I'm no expert but I'm using a minor on a...

I'm no expert but I'm using a minor on a concentrator and I've had good luck getting pink and purples with a totally blue flame. No yellow anywhere in it. I melt the raku in until it is just melted,...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-07-14, 4:29pm
Replies: 38
Views: 27,668
Posted By Iwannabead
210510 My first try with this tutorial and...

210510

My first try with this tutorial and while I love it, it isn't quite what I expected.

210509

My second try. Thank you so much for posting this. I'm sure I will get better but this was...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-06-12, 1:39pm
Replies: 67
Views: 31,774
Posted By Iwannabead
Thank you so much for making this tutorial. ...

Thank you so much for making this tutorial.

Iwannabead
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2010-04-23, 12:06pm
Replies: 33
Views: 6,265
Posted By Iwannabead
I love the way you explain things. I've found...

I love the way you explain things. I've found this really helpful.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-29, 10:09am
Replies: 3,149
Views: 400,298
Posted By Iwannabead
I got my order of Devardi, it was fine, nothing...

I got my order of Devardi, it was fine, nothing broken and did my usual cleaning that I always do. Then I put the rods in the kiln to pre-heat them, got distracted by the phone and forgot about it. ...
Forum: Studio 2009-11-08, 10:28am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,862
Posted By Iwannabead
I put down some unglazed ceramic tile on my kiln...

I put down some unglazed ceramic tile on my kiln floor and put the kiln wash on them. They were super cheap, it cost me $3 for them and I cut them to fit snug. I've done fusing on them as well as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-28, 7:11pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By Iwannabead
Try letting them sit in a coffee container with...

Try letting them sit in a coffee container with dry ground coffee. Ground coffee is great at taking smell out of stuff. I bought a trailer that had an old smelly fridge and I left a coffee...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-21, 12:35pm
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Iwannabead
Thank you for taking the time to respond. I have...

Thank you for taking the time to respond. I have no idea about oxygen concentrators. I've been wading my way through the posts in but it gets confusing
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-21, 11:12am
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Iwannabead
Questions about oxygen concentrator

I've got a chance to pick up an oxygen concentrator. It is advertised as an "Invacare 5 oxygen concentrator for lampworking/glass beadmaking. Has 26546 hours of use. Good condition. Ready to hook up...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-24, 3:30pm
Replies: 21
Views: 38,123
Posted By Iwannabead
I use the really dark dried up raisins and put...

I use the really dark dried up raisins and put them in a little water to get them soft and then bandage it up over the wound. My parents had some older friends who suggested this one time when I had...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-23, 1:15pm
Replies: 21
Views: 38,123
Posted By Iwannabead
As strange as it might sound, a Raisin is good...

As strange as it might sound, a Raisin is good for sucking infection and slivers out. Because they are dehydraded, they absorb moisture. I've bandaged a raisin to both and have been successful in...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-09-07, 11:04am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,467
Posted By Iwannabead
I'm glad I could help. I've learned so much from...

I'm glad I could help. I've learned so much from this forum. For me, the best way to encase with this glass is a whole bunch of tiny little dots that melt into a thin layer really easily. I leave...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-09-07, 8:27am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,467
Posted By Iwannabead
I just got a batch of the soft clear from Lausha...

I just got a batch of the soft clear from Lausha Lady and it is wonderful. I've really been struggling with my encasing and with this glass I can make a very thin casing that doesn't burn at all.
...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2009-08-19, 7:32pm
Replies: 90
Views: 44,208
Posted By Iwannabead
Thank you for posting this. We've got a...

Thank you for posting this. We've got a disagreement in my family as to what to do with my mother's ashes. One sibling wants to scatter them and one wants to keep them. It just didn't feel right...
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-06-28, 7:49am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By Iwannabead
I just switched from a HH to a minor. I spent...

I just switched from a HH to a minor. I spent about 5 years on the HH and I'm surprised how much re-learning I have to do. I bought some boro glass that is different colours depending on the flame...
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-06-16, 12:39pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Iwannabead
Your goddess's are just beautiful. I was never...

Your goddess's are just beautiful. I was never able to get much out of my HH but I could make huge beads on it. Not sure why I was so successful at that part of it.

If I ever get a goddess...
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-06-01, 4:42am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Iwannabead
Smile Goddess beads

With the names I've called my HH, I'm not sure it would be appropriate to sculpt a Goddess on it. That just might cause a major disturbance in the force.:lol:

Iwannabead
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-05-31, 9:47am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Iwannabead
Thank you for responding. I can't wait to order...

Thank you for responding. I can't wait to order my torch.

Iwannabead
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-05-31, 6:39am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Iwannabead
Goddess beads

Hello all,
I'm new to Lampwork etc and I'm upgrading my HH to ?. I'm torn between the nortel Minor Bench Burner and the Carlisle Mini CC Bench Burner.

One of the main reasons I want to move up...
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