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Forum: Boro Room 2010-10-06, 12:10pm
Replies: 98
Views: 11,907
Posted By teachertracey
those fan pulls would make awesome ornaments or...

those fan pulls would make awesome ornaments or pendants....my mind wanders...:)

I love the little spooky guys.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-10-06, 12:08pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,290
Posted By teachertracey
If I had a buck for every skinny mandrel I've...

If I had a buck for every skinny mandrel I've burned through....lol
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-31, 3:58pm
Replies: 32
Views: 7,228
Posted By teachertracey
A few years back I did an entire wedding party's...

A few years back I did an entire wedding party's jewelry using those noodles. I used sterling silver noodles, small spacer beads and bicone crystals. They were very simple and very pretty. I've been...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-06-27, 2:12pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,567
Posted By teachertracey
They will make lovely little beads for earrings....

They will make lovely little beads for earrings. My customers love them.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-25, 4:54pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,727
Posted By teachertracey
I work with boro. I love the color changes and...

I work with boro. I love the color changes and opening the kiln to find surprises.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-21, 6:49am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,161
Posted By teachertracey
I just use a hemostat to hold them. That way I...

I just use a hemostat to hold them. That way I pop the whole key into the kiln on the mandrel holder. I can then use the hemostat to do yet another key. I've had four or more keys in the kiln that...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-01-16, 12:49pm
Replies: 78
Views: 8,205
Posted By teachertracey
Rog, she is adorable.

Rog, she is adorable.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-12-30, 11:26am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,428
Posted By teachertracey
I used to wear my own thicko glasses, didy's, and...

I used to wear my own thicko glasses, didy's, and boro clip-ons. HEAVY.

Now I either wear my rx Boro glasses or use a shield.

You will love the dark side, btw!
Forum: Boro Room 2009-12-28, 7:38pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,527
Posted By teachertracey
Love the glow...

Love the glow...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-18, 5:27am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,443
Posted By teachertracey
=D>=D>=D> :lol::lol::lol::lol:Love how you...

=D>=D>=D>

:lol::lol::lol::lol:Love how you put this into words. Yup, yup, yup.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-18, 5:24am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,035
Posted By teachertracey
I love coming here to see all the cool sculptures...

I love coming here to see all the cool sculptures and critters.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-18, 5:22am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,229
Posted By teachertracey
OMG, this whole thread has cracked me up! I love...

OMG, this whole thread has cracked me up! I love the photos as examples! :lol:

This is why I love boro and have never even tried soft glass:

The Unpredictable Nature of it

It's always a...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-10-05, 5:52pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,443
Posted By teachertracey
I could not have said this any better. I often...

I could not have said this any better. I often think this.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-27, 10:24am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,087
Posted By teachertracey
C'mon up to the Adirondacks, Trey. I need help...

C'mon up to the Adirondacks, Trey. I need help badly. ;)
Forum: Boro Room 2009-09-23, 6:31pm
Replies: 103
Views: 11,276
Posted By teachertracey
:cool: You should do more fish. He's neat.

:cool: You should do more fish. He's neat.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-18, 4:45pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By teachertracey
I love your swirly beads. How are you doing that?...

I love your swirly beads. How are you doing that?

I learned boro right from the start and bigger mandrels are better to begin. How many are you doing on one mandrel? Some of your cracking might...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-16, 5:50am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,309
Posted By teachertracey
[QUOTE=Deesigned Beads;2624264] Thick disks...

[QUOTE=Deesigned Beads;2624264]
Thick disks with silver shaped links:
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I love this look. Did you make the links yourself? If so, what was your wire gauge? Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-15, 9:41am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By teachertracey
I always run mine through the kiln once before...

I always run mine through the kiln once before using them. Makes a huge difference.
Forum: Website help and critique 2009-08-13, 1:19pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By teachertracey
Pretty! It's bright and clean and has your beads...

Pretty! It's bright and clean and has your beads there. Who wouldn't like it?
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-09, 6:45pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By teachertracey
I use a minor with tanked O2 and only use boro...

I use a minor with tanked O2 and only use boro glass. I get the colors, but find you've got to turn that torch up. What's your kiln's temp and setup?
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-09, 7:54am
Replies: 104
Views: 11,185
Posted By teachertracey
Like the colors on this simple bead...

Like the colors on this simple bead...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-07, 6:35pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,673
Posted By teachertracey
My little kiln is off to the left of my torch on...

My little kiln is off to the left of my torch on a table covered with stainless steel. It has a little bead door and I just poke those mandrels in so that they sit on a little rest like in Jayne's...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-03, 5:40am
Replies: 104
Views: 11,185
Posted By teachertracey
Loving the lentils and the mixed metalwork! Nice...

Loving the lentils and the mixed metalwork! Nice start to August here.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-08-01, 7:51pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By teachertracey
purty....

purty....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-01, 6:40am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,872
Posted By teachertracey
I love mine. I tend to use only the top rests....

I love mine. I tend to use only the top rests. It's definitely a nice tool to have there.
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