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Forum: Torch Questions 2017-01-13, 4:44am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,857
Posted By Michele R.
A Bethlehem Alpha fits the price range and is...

A Bethlehem Alpha fits the price range and is also very conservative on oxygen. It will do smallish boro quite nicely. I went from a hothead clone to a Spartan and then the Alpha. Loved my Alpha! ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-12, 8:37pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
Those are great! That really brings out the...

Those are great! That really brings out the Mauve in the Mauvelous!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-06, 7:55pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
I haven't tried it with the foil - good to know!

I haven't tried it with the foil - good to know!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 5:53am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
Those look really good! I've had plenty of "meh"...

Those look really good! I've had plenty of "meh" results with it, but the great ones are so much fun I keep trying new ideas. I'll have to try the SIS on it as well...

Keep sharing please!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-30, 10:21am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
Those look great Becky! Aren't they fun to make?...

Those look great Becky! Aren't they fun to make? I'm still trying out various frit with the Mauvelous to see if I get any more surprises. I'll post those here when I run across them.

They...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-11, 7:25pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
More experimenting... Frit mixes used (all...

More experimenting...

Frit mixes used (all from That Frit Girl)
1. Iron Mountain Raku (I overworked this one...)
2 Monet's Not Everything
3. Kalera's Romance
4. Mariposa
5. Sea Salt
6. My...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-10, 4:01pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,716
Posted By Michele R.
This was my post on Facebook's Lampwork...

This was my post on Facebook's Lampwork Beadmaking Tips, Techniques and Questions.

I found some etching powder that you just add really hot water to and it works the same (for me) as Etch-All. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-07, 4:53am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,476
Posted By Michele R.
Vetrofond Mauvelous tips

As requested, I am posting some of the things I've learned about this color - even though it's discontinued. Frantz still has some, but it won't be available much longer, I'm sure...

I've been...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-05-12, 6:31pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Michele R.
I've been making fairy garden accessories the...

I've been making fairy garden accessories the last few weeks and having a blast! Was actually planning on doing one before the last Soda Lime Times issue came out with the gnome tutorial. Both of...
Forum: Presses 2016-01-15, 5:51am
Replies: 1,396
Views: 223,952
Posted By Michele R.
I've got the ribbed sampler ready to move on if...

I've got the ribbed sampler ready to move on if anyone is interested...
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-12-06, 6:29pm
Replies: 48
Views: 7,763
Posted By Michele R.
I second the paypal request.

I second the paypal request.
Forum: Presses 2015-11-25, 7:21am
Replies: 1,396
Views: 223,952
Posted By Michele R.
Awesome! I'm in RAOGK, but I sent a PM as well. ...

Awesome! I'm in RAOGK, but I sent a PM as well. Can't wait!
Forum: Presses 2015-11-19, 5:52am
Replies: 1,396
Views: 223,952
Posted By Michele R.
I've been stalking this thread wanting to join -...

I've been stalking this thread wanting to join - and the ribbed sampler is the tipping point! It's even on my Secret Santa wish list! I'll take it for the next month, please ;)
Forum: Studio 2015-11-07, 10:17am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,421
Posted By Michele R.
More photos... Salvaged some seriously...

More photos...

Salvaged some seriously heavy-duty fans for ventilation. Using just one, but have a backup in case it craps out. DH says it's certified for 1500 cfm.
157207

DH built a box...
Forum: Studio 2015-11-07, 9:57am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,421
Posted By Michele R.
My little slice of heaven...

I've recently purchased some property where I can actually put a studio. Bought a shed, and with DH'S help, now have a safe and perfect studio...

Here's some pics...

The 10 x 16 foot shed...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-19, 5:16am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By Michele R.
Welcome! Like you, I had nothing nearby to...

Welcome!

Like you, I had nothing nearby to attend when I wanted to learn, so YouTube was my primary teacher. Never bought any books, either. I would suggest using the free videos available until...
Forum: Studio 2015-09-03, 3:59am
Replies: 22
Views: 10,346
Posted By Michele R.
I still use mine pretty sparingly, but I'll share...

I still use mine pretty sparingly, but I'll share what works for me...

I keep (within arm's reach of my torch) a 6in square glass recycled vase that I have sand in - about 3/4 full. Along the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-11, 5:38am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By Michele R.
Norma, I've had this happen as well. I don't...

Norma, I've had this happen as well. I don't have an answer as to why it happens, but my solution was to wrap some glass around the flat part of the post so that part is completely encased in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-06, 9:22pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,787
Posted By Michele R.
I have also used their regulators and hoses for...

I have also used their regulators and hoses for over a year now and have not had any problems. I torch at least 20 hours a week. I am also using tanked oxy for what it's worth...
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-01-01, 6:32pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By Michele R.
Mike, How long is this sale for? Normally...

Mike,

How long is this sale for? Normally they end Thursday night at midnight...

Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-12-02, 5:46am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,425
Posted By Michele R.
Yes Vivian - please share you're tips if you...

Yes Vivian - please share you're tips if you will!

My DH is not one for jewelry, but he loves his guitars! He's also very particular about the various sounds he can get with minute variations, so...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-30, 5:23am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,324
Posted By Michele R.
308187 So I'm confessing my...

308187

So I'm confessing my anal-retentiveness here...

I use Avery labels that have the "removable" stickiness and print labels on my printer. I cut them into thin strips and fold them in a...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2014-09-28, 1:05am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,253
Posted By Michele R.
Devardi has some. They recommend pre-warming...

Devardi has some. They recommend pre-warming before use. I think they have 45 colors including clear. I've been thinking of trying some, since it's only $10 per pound.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-09-24, 5:45am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,849
Posted By Michele R.
Ravenesque: If your video clip is showing...

Ravenesque:

If your video clip is showing how you feel because those tips helped you with Arke, I know EXACTLY how you feel! I used those tips last night and got Arke to sing for me!!! I'm about...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-09-16, 8:45am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By Michele R.
Yep - just go to her web site and you'll see the...

Yep - just go to her web site and you'll see the sale prices for those colors listed!
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