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Forum: Boro Room 2010-04-21, 4:07am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By kebira
I had a conversation with Jen from TAG about the...

I had a conversation with Jen from TAG about the stardust and the process that causes the lighter/darker batches. It is due to both the residue from the previous batch,like a blue Lep,and also the...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-04-12, 9:30am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By kebira
I'm with Vanessa. I love that glass, outside...

I'm with Vanessa. I love that glass, outside ,inside,alone,whatever. Just gorgeous over black.

Kevin
Forum: Safety 2010-03-17, 9:36am
Replies: 16
Views: 5,489
Posted By kebira
Colchicine is quite soluble in water. DMSO is...

Colchicine is quite soluble in water. DMSO is added to enhance penetration thru plant skin as well as human skin.And only a couple of drops of DMSO. Do not use it as the base diluent. I'm assuming...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-22, 9:59am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,216
Posted By kebira
Thats exactly what I use. The trick to any bead...

Thats exactly what I use. The trick to any bead release is drying. The reason it pops off is the instantly high flame heat.The moisture expands rapidly under the already dry outer crust. It's trapped...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-22, 2:48am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,886
Posted By kebira
Yes.Fume,lay down stringer in a random pattern...

Yes.Fume,lay down stringer in a random pattern and burn off any fume not trapped by your stringers with an oxy flame. With fume, less is more.Don't go crazy.If your maria looks like a mirror,you've...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-02-21, 5:08pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,886
Posted By kebira
Or if you're using solid rod, make a large...

Or if you're using solid rod, make a large gather,press into a flat maria,the thinner the better. Then fume the bottom with silver (reducing flame) or gold(hot oxidizing flame). To get the fume...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-02-06, 7:21pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,995
Posted By kebira
Great job. Your vid's are favorites of mine....

Great job. Your vid's are favorites of mine. Thanks for caring enough to share tech's with us.Your art is morphing into a lot of peoples art.

Kevin
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-01-30, 7:21pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By kebira
I ran my Lynx with an EX-15 concentrator for a...

I ran my Lynx with an EX-15 concentrator for a yr. I had issues in the beginning with the concentrator staying up with the torch as far as supply is concerned. I went the route of setting up an O2...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-01-30, 6:55pm
Replies: 368
Views: 87,086
Posted By kebira
Could be, I guess. Unless you're a boro artist...

Could be, I guess. Unless you're a boro artist reading the comment. I belong to both sites, proudly.Sad to note I've learned way more over there for free from the artists who develope new ways. I buy...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-01-30, 6:44pm
Replies: 368
Views: 87,086
Posted By kebira
Good work on this issue, but stop referring to...

Good work on this issue, but stop referring to the "boro" site as the "dark site". It's pretty insulting to those of us who post regularly on the boro forums. They're glass artist's, just like you....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-23, 10:44am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,513
Posted By kebira
Also, its fair to note that I went to a resevoir...

Also, its fair to note that I went to a resevoir tank to build up a supply of oxygen for my torch (Lynx) to draw on. This got away from starvation issues with available oxygen as well as the deep...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-23, 10:37am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,513
Posted By kebira
What type regulator are you using with your...

What type regulator are you using with your propane tank? As a past user of an oxy-con (EX-15) I found that changing flame chemistry involved the propane far more often than the oxygen, the oxygen...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-11-23, 2:51am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,018
Posted By kebira
I use a small electric coffee grinder and find it...

I use a small electric coffee grinder and find it perfect.You can go from coarse to powder depending on how many times you pulse it.Also,clean-up is a breeze.And remember to unplug it first.Also, you...
Forum: Safety 2009-11-20, 5:37am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,770
Posted By kebira
Strange, I'm feeling envious. If you've done much...

Strange, I'm feeling envious. If you've done much fuming, and many of us have, you've already decorated a room in Pandora's Box and moved in. And many have experimented with anything that even looks...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-19, 6:17pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,769
Posted By kebira
I'm torching in a workshop,in MA,have plenty of...

I'm torching in a workshop,in MA,have plenty of nights in the teens or below. I tried varius heaters, but found the most relief using an old waterbed heater under a piece of cement board. The heat...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-19, 6:40am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By kebira
Very nice marble, Jim. Has the look of the...

Very nice marble, Jim. Has the look of the antique mica's.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-17, 6:06pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By kebira
Don't be silly.That guy was just following a...

Don't be silly.That guy was just following a washing protocol.Sometimes when you clean it up, it gives up the secrets.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-16, 11:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By kebira
Crinkle Dichro?

Curious as to whether anyone has used the crinkle dichro in any boro work. I have and have failed to make any sense or use of it. I approached it like "normal" dichro and it did not look very good....
Forum: Boro Room 2009-07-13, 5:08am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,383
Posted By kebira
I make earrings and needed a repeatable,matching...

I make earrings and needed a repeatable,matching system of loops small enough to accomadate small jump rings. I make mine out of 2-3 mm boro rod on a 1/16th mandrel and bead release.(I use a 50/50...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-06-26, 6:40am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,910
Posted By kebira
I'm thinking a graphite rod of whatever dia. you...

I'm thinking a graphite rod of whatever dia. you need the hole size, maybe a quick wrap and mash, possible.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-06-13, 5:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By kebira
Have you checked your propane pressure? Could...

Have you checked your propane pressure? Could have been bumped up a little high.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-05-29, 4:29am
Replies: 26
Views: 7,355
Posted By kebira
Angry If you had any idea what Walmart pays Chinese...

If you had any idea what Walmart pays Chinese factories for all their stock, (and almost everything in Walmart stores is produced in China,Walmart is China's 5th largest trading partner,including ALL...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-05-28, 2:36pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By kebira
For those of us that aren't fortunate enough to...

For those of us that aren't fortunate enough to live by them, if you order by 1:00pm, the order goes out that day! I could go on and on, but I won't.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-05-28, 2:26pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By kebira
Thumbs up These guys are top-notch! I've done a lot of...

These guys are top-notch! I've done a lot of business with them and they never tire of communicating even the smallest detail with you. I'll bet every other order, they call the same day if there is...
Forum: Studio 2009-05-28, 4:41am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,081
Posted By kebira
Andrea, Concentrators are a direct hose...

Andrea,
Concentrators are a direct hose connection to the torch. there should be a tapered nozzle on the front of your oxycon.Push one end of the hose onto it, and the other to your torch...
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