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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-01, 12:08pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,374
Posted By Roo Blaty
Is there a trick to working with the Almond? I...

Is there a trick to working with the Almond? I have trouble with it acting like EDP...and as I type this I'm thinking, "Well then maybe I should work it like EDP". 8-[ duh...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-01, 11:57am
Replies: 63
Views: 15,054
Posted By Roo Blaty
I've wondered if one or more of the glass sellers...

I've wondered if one or more of the glass sellers here in the states are saying to CIM and Effetre, etc. "go ahead and sell us your well-that-isn't-the-color-we-meant-to-make batches and we will put...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-20, 11:21am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Hahahaaa....Nighthawk! Di, post 'em in the...

Hahahaaa....Nighthawk!

Di, post 'em in the Zombie thread...this place is getting downright boring with all those pretty "regular" beads! :lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-16, 8:55am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
They are here and so is the Zombie Apocalypse!

OMG....these presses just make the shaping a breeze!!!

I find I have more trouble with the thinner/flat one in getting the glass just right but still soooo much faster than shaping my hand!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-25, 12:11pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Oh boy...I ordered both the flat and half flat. I...

Oh boy...I ordered both the flat and half flat. I couldn't help it, I just couldn't make up my mind! :lol: Flat would make such great bracelets and half-flat for sugar skulls and pendants. (what's a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-20, 7:17am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,074
Posted By Roo Blaty
Yes, I agree with having the Effetre thread! But...

Yes, I agree with having the Effetre thread! But maye it's a category (like Family Room or Tips tricks, etc.) so each color can have its own thread making it easy to find and talk about each specific...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-20, 7:02am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Thumbs up Kay, your iPhone pics are far better than...

Kay, your iPhone pics are far better than anything my Android phone can do. To be fair, they DID tell me that when I bought it. But I wanted swipe-text.

Thanks for those pics! I see what you...
Forum: Tutorials 2014-02-15, 12:08pm
Replies: 57
Views: 35,203
Posted By Roo Blaty
Inez, I think Thompson Enamels is just...

Inez,

I think Thompson Enamels is just ground up glass. But you might email them to ask.

Here's my two cents:
I have never seen anything that specifically states "Do not inhale tiny glass...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-15, 11:42am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Oh! Thanks so much! I think that the half or flat...

Oh! Thanks so much! I think that the half or flat one might be the better one to use, since I have so many to make. And the flat seems like a groovy bracelet idea, too.

De you have my email,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-13, 6:33pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Talking Yay, got a reply back already: The 3D Flat is...

Yay, got a reply back already:
The 3D Flat is on both sides flat like a lentil, the 3D Half have a full 3D
skull face and only the back part of the head is flat.

Of course, now I want the flat...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-13, 3:29pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
Thanks Vivian, for the photo and vote. I like the...

Thanks Vivian, for the photo and vote. I like the way his little eyes are shaped kind of like Aliens. LOL
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-13, 1:27pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,982
Posted By Roo Blaty
What is your favorite skull press/mold???

I usually make skulls/zombies by hand but I just got a mega order (or it is for me anyway) for 60 skulls. I thought a press would be handy. Anyone got a favorite?

I'm thinking a flat-ish back...
Forum: Tutorials 2014-02-10, 5:56pm
Replies: 57
Views: 35,203
Posted By Roo Blaty
Vicki, that's for enameling copper, for example....

Vicki, that's for enameling copper, for example. Thompson's has a variety pack. I got that to start out. AND clear and white. They do some cool things with copper leaf and foil. :wink:
Forum: Tutorials 2014-02-10, 3:40pm
Replies: 57
Views: 35,203
Posted By Roo Blaty
I'm not at all advocating for working without a...

I'm not at all advocating for working without a mask. I'm working today with enamels and I'm sure I look like a Breaking Bad episode.
I'm asking a logical question.

If, as one poster suggested,...
Forum: Tutorials 2014-02-10, 11:48am
Replies: 57
Views: 35,203
Posted By Roo Blaty
Bump with a new question. I've never seen this...

Bump with a new question.
I've never seen this addressed b/f but I've often wondered about it.

If enamel is teeny, weeny glass particles that we don't want in our lungs, why is it we don't care...
Forum: Safety 2014-01-09, 1:30pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,212
Posted By Roo Blaty
Red face If there is another thread or info please post link ;-)

Re-doing my studio and the vent system has GOT to be improved. At the moment it is soooo junk-yard-rigged-looking that I'm desperate!
(Please note I have NOT said something crazy like "Money is no...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-08, 1:40pm
Replies: 147
Views: 18,969
Posted By Roo Blaty
Oh, you are quite welcome, Jacqueline! ...

Oh, you are quite welcome, Jacqueline!

bbisker: I'm not sure but I think we talked about it somewhere. Did you look at all the hearts that Julie blogged about? Karen posted a link on post #19...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-02, 1:47pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By Roo Blaty
I've never garaged that low but maybe we are...

I've never garaged that low but maybe we are using different glass. At any rate, I have that kiln and mine will lose heat quickly when I open the door, too. But since I'm at least at 950 depending on...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-03-22, 9:35am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,387
Posted By Roo Blaty
Talking Woot!

Updated to add: THANK YOU!
Best class EV-ah! I'm so happy that I FINALLY got to take a sculptural class AND from my favorite and funny beadmaker! \\:D/ The happy still hasn't worn off.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-18, 5:53pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By Roo Blaty
Photo op

Take a pic :fireblob: I wanna see!!!
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-02-15, 7:42pm
Replies: 53
Views: 31,976
Posted By Roo Blaty
Thanks Becky! They are like little pets...

Thanks Becky!
They are like little pets almost, so much personality (to me anyway).
I rarely list them for sale...they just sit around and watch me work. But they wouldn't mind a trip to Mexico...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2013-02-14, 6:14pm
Replies: 53
Views: 31,976
Posted By Roo Blaty
Talking Do cartoon sea turtles count?

I have some little "Finding Nemo" type turtles.... I have it on (almost constantly) in my studio :grin:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-14, 6:45am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,927
Posted By Roo Blaty
Talking I think if you buy 2 presses from Cattwalk, the...

I think if you buy 2 presses from Cattwalk, the base if free or something like that.
Sorry I can't remember exactly but I know it was a deal of some sort.

And not for nuthin' ...ask anyone on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-12, 2:51pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,261
Posted By Roo Blaty
Rebecca, you're right! I went up to my studio and...

Rebecca, you're right! I went up to my studio and they do have a dark middle.
So I recall my Cosmic Storm vote.

But...it's STILL a great sunset... :lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-12, 1:56pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,261
Posted By Roo Blaty
hmmmm This is interesting. For me Cosmic Storm...

hmmmm This is interesting.
For me Cosmic Storm is the perfect background in Beachy beads. Think sparkly sunset.
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