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Forum: Boro Room 2010-03-16, 5:57pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By TAKnight
if you are using a 3/32 mandrel you can buy bike...

if you are using a 3/32 mandrel you can buy bike spokes and keep the beads on the spokes. The spokes have a bend in them - I use the bend to hang them. This way they are out where I can find what I...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-03-02, 8:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,702
Posted By TAKnight
Paramore Pumpkin Encased makes a sort of tan...

Paramore Pumpkin Encased makes a sort of tan color - it does not stay very orange.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-26, 8:11pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By TAKnight
I agree on mixing your own blends. I keep a...

I agree on mixing your own blends.
I keep a 1/4 and 1/2 tsp and measure sample batches. try the mix on clear, black, AP, and a red. And remember when mixing frit you can mix different sizes. I...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-26, 8:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,868
Posted By TAKnight
on melting pot it says: "We made shards from...

on melting pot it says:

"We made shards from a few different colors and we made Wizard Sticks w/ a couple color combos... The Tahitian Sunset is Persimmon Strike layered over Sno White, which is...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-24, 7:25pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,695
Posted By TAKnight
I am going to guess that the honeydew was an odd...

I am going to guess that the honeydew was an odd batch of Momka Pistatio. Pistatio is a very easy color to work with. Very creamy. Not sure if I am spelling that right.

I searched the name and...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-23, 8:10pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,062
Posted By TAKnight
I don't have any rubyK but I would try again with...

I don't have any rubyK but I would try again with Elvis - I have a few with elvis cores and cloud on the outside that are very nice I thought but then I realised it is Momka's yellow pearl not cloud....
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-23, 7:06pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,695
Posted By TAKnight
There is a Guy out of Canada who sells Momka...

There is a Guy out of Canada who sells Momka stuff on ebay and they are all seconds
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-22, 8:23pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,695
Posted By TAKnight
For me shorts are usually broken rods from...

For me shorts are usually broken rods from shipping, and left over from teaching classes. Some bench scraps. I use to tell myself I'd sort them and use them. But more often then not I am tring to...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-19, 5:59pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,282
Posted By TAKnight
my friend did hummingbirds she would leave the...

my friend did hummingbirds she would leave the beak open. Fill with water with food color after they were cool. And then use a mini torch to seal the beak.

She also did a couple other animals...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-17, 4:07pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,006
Posted By TAKnight
And if it is 2am and it is pissing you off - you...

And if it is 2am and it is pissing you off - you grab the BBQ mashers and pliers - squish it heat it up - jab it - pull it - push it - put a loop in it somewhere
call it an organic shape and ...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-17, 4:00pm
Replies: 23
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Views: 3,236
Posted By TAKnight
On the way

On the way
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-15, 7:02pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,254
Posted By TAKnight
I am not sure it matters where we are Just...

I am not sure it matters where we are
Just that we are
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-13, 6:55pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By TAKnight
I have been in love with everything kinari, 104,...

I have been in love with everything kinari, 104, Bullseye, and Boro. Mostly I work Boro now for beads. I use a Lynx and many people use this torch for soft glass.

I like to encase so I find...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-02-10, 9:14pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By TAKnight
104 glass with green core -brown outside

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What is this?
Anyone?

darker ones are a brown color outside and green or red on the inside
the lighter one is a yellow translucent with black core
the copper spots are glare only...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-02-07, 2:13pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,346
Posted By TAKnight
the new rock yellow is nice mustard yellow with...

the new rock yellow is nice mustard yellow with some darker lines
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-07, 9:59am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,793
Posted By TAKnight
probably not annealed

probably not annealed
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-06, 2:28pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,793
Posted By TAKnight
I was shown how to make these once. They are not...

I was shown how to make these once. They are not made on a mandrel. They use a jig made with a small piece of tungsten. they pull a small point wrap it arround the jig to produce the hole. So now...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-02-05, 12:32pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By TAKnight
I started with only two containers of bead...

I started with only two containers of bead release and then I found myself in the rod section. But I am going to blame Ofilia cause I followed her there. I was completely inoccent minding my own...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-02-04, 7:10pm
Replies: 124
Views: 18,372
Posted By TAKnight
Tips - Tsp Striking red - encase this with a...

Tips -
Tsp Striking red - encase this with a very thin layer of Med Amber - it will strike super easy and the amber will even out the red so it does not have streaks - nice base for flowers or...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-04, 6:23pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,465
Posted By TAKnight
Momka has a very nice new pink too - looks...

Momka has a very nice new pink too -
looks alot like pink carnelian stone beads
not solid but a nice semi translucent color
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-02-03, 7:39am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By TAKnight
Almost any bead release will cause bubles if you...

Almost any bead release will cause bubles if you apply the glass too soon. When you first warm the bead release it releases gasses. It will not matter if your mandrel has been diped a day ago or a...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-31, 6:22pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,386
Posted By TAKnight
NS Blue Caramel is a fav. of mine. I make a bead...

NS Blue Caramel is a fav. of mine. I make a bead with it and put elvis red dots. Then work it ina reduction flame.
The part w/o the red will take on a mirror effect. This does not work for all...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-30, 9:58pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,386
Posted By TAKnight
Colors you don't use

Everyone has a list of the favorite colors but what about those rods you just never use.

What are the colors you just don't ever use?

I make beads and there are a few colors that just don't do...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-01-27, 8:05pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,697
Posted By TAKnight
Barb and Rose what brand or rod warmers do you...

Barb and Rose what brand or rod warmers do you have and where didi you buy it?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-01-24, 3:59pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,435
Posted By TAKnight
To save money when using these A12 1x1's glue...

To save money when using these A12 1x1's glue them together in sections - white contractors glue works well - but let dry for over 48 hours before loading them with glass - every other one use a 3...
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