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Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 4:24pm
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Posted By KA
Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.

Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 12:59pm
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Posted By KA
Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on...

Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on my mind, the kind that holds can ink cartridge, lately. I bought one on vacation in Kauai for a model but it rolled off the table and broke.

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Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-09, 6:54pm
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Posted By KA
Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a...

Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a little of some icicles I did a few years ago.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 11:21am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
I took out a one acre vineyard this year but...

I took out a one acre vineyard this year but saved some of the grapevine wood for projects.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 5:32am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Cool, are those wooden sticks?

Cool, are those wooden sticks?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-05, 6:08am
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Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
I don’ know how I would do that without drilling...

I don’ know how I would do that without drilling a hole.

I originally thought about it as a focal bead but one of my nieces suggested putting it on the end of a wand. I am not sure that would be...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-19, 6:57am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I...

I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I am still wondering how to mount it. Drilling a hole kind of scares me.
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Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-15, 6:13am
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By KA
My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things...

My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things you mentioned. The only things it is not suited for are large murine and delicate work using small stringers because of the higher pressures. Kimo did...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-03, 6:34am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed....

Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed. There is wire wrapping or drilling a hole and glueing a bail on it (pictured). To me, this method is kind of unsightly because the mechanics of the...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 7:27am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like...

Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like a ring with a post, but I was thinking about a wire wrap but I never have done wire wrap and don’t exactly know how to do it. I guess I could just...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:47am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Show and tell!

Faceted…Teardrop

Here is a piece of boro and I am in the process of faceting. The original glass was imploded Mighty Moss and gold and silver fume stretched into an egg shape.

I have a bunch...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:19am
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Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-13, 6:49am
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Posted By KA
:P It’s actually easier than it looks. It...

:P

It’s actually easier than it looks. It takes patience and consistency. The facet designs spell out all the angles. Thanks to my father-in-law he left me a $4K faceting machine when he passed....
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:35am
Replies: 122
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Posted By KA
:biggrin:

:biggrin:
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:01am
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Posted By KA
Not really glass... but cold-working, maybe? LOL....

Not really glass... but cold-working, maybe? LOL. I moved all my faceting stuff into the air conditioning in the 100+ degree days. I finally finished this faceting project. I picked it back up after...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-03, 7:07am
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
They got their postage money’s worth there. Could...

They got their postage money’s worth there. Could your kiln be used to heat it to 530 degrees?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-01, 6:10am
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
I will post tests here. I am still waiting for...

I will post tests here. I am still waiting for the extra 3 lbs. The initial kilo, 2.2 lbs, wasn’t much bigger than apricot. Very dense stuff.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-31, 6:06am
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
If you look at some of the things @king_bismuth...

If you look at some of the things @king_bismuth shows on his Instagram, that it is doable. Or search “bismuth” on Instagram you will see a lot of examples.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-29, 4:09pm
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
According to @king_bismuth ...

According to @king_bismuth https://www.instagram.com/king_bismuth it sticks to the glass without any prep to the glass.

FYI, there are no coe issues because you apply the metal to a finished...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-29, 11:32am
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
Not original. I ordered a kilo of it but it is...

Not original. I ordered a kilo of it but it is very heavy so I ordered 3 more pounds. I suck at dot stacking so I was going to try dipping in bismuth instead.

Here is another link with bismuth...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-28, 7:22am
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By KA
Bismuth?

Has anyone tried to dip a marble or glass into molten bismuth? Does it stick to glass or sandblasted glass?

Bismuth Video (https://youtu.be/v8KYZHMkTHw)
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-05, 12:07pm
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Thanks. :-k It was so dark at first, I was...

Thanks. :-k
It was so dark at first, I was kind of disappointed but they are growing on me.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-05, 8:32am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Show and tell!

Looking for other applications for Momka’s tricolor rods I did this millefiori six pack... back to the drawing board I guess. Maybe I will try and back a marble with it.
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Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-03, 6:06am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Thanks! Very nice work.

Thanks! Very nice work.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-07-02, 8:02am
Replies: 122
Views: 5,770
Posted By KA
Playing with Momka Marley (or Marley II?) Any...

Playing with Momka Marley (or Marley II?)
Any other ideas for tricolor rods?
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