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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-12, 12:29am
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By one hot beader
What COE?

What COE?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-07-11, 9:20pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By one hot beader
Use a second jar with just water in it. Dip...

Use a second jar with just water in it.
Dip mandrel to centre
Dip in water to remove the excess on the end

Release can be reclaimed for re-use when left to settle and excess water carefully...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-18, 5:47pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,880
Posted By one hot beader
I got one time before last. I shared some and...

I got one time before last.
I shared some and use the rest far more lavishly than I used to use the regular DH.

Some of it is inconsistent, some I cant get to work....but more than made up for by...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-24, 6:07pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By one hot beader
Looks like the right glass to me. My glass...

Looks like the right glass to me.

My glass hardly ever looks the same as the paddle in the store.

Awesome colour! inspires me to find some
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-21, 7:48pm
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By one hot beader
I'd say not poisonous....but you def don't want...

I'd say not poisonous....but you def don't want to breathe it in.

One of my cats took a liking to my cleaning water....I wondered where it was going, assumed evaporation.

He's not dead yet.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-03, 9:17pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By one hot beader
I like the Zoozis dual crunch. Though...

I like the Zoozis dual crunch.

Though admittedly i use it more as a bead roller for nice olive shapes than a crunch!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-04-29, 10:52pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By one hot beader
Modern Effetre dark ivory seems to have changed...

Modern Effetre dark ivory seems to have changed formula.

It no longer reacts with silver like it used to, instead of beautiful webbing, many people are reporting that it looks greyish and plastic....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-04-28, 9:53pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,249
Posted By one hot beader
I don't know who made them but I'm sure there was...

I don't know who made them but I'm sure there was a tutorial somewhere.

It's silver glass rolled over a big bastard file. Then reduced and encased.

I didn't buy a tutorial, so I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-04-16, 9:57am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By one hot beader
Pastel Ink blue is my favourite purple opaque ...

Pastel Ink blue is my favourite purple opaque
More blue than EDP, but def purple/lavender.

Ink Blue is a dark purple transparent. Use it over white to show it up best. On it's own it's so dark...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-12-16, 2:36pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By one hot beader
is your vermiculite warm? I used to make...

is your vermiculite warm?

I used to make small beads and spacers first to warm up the vermiculite before doing any larger beads.

I'd tap the bead on the edge to ensure it was solid, but still...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-19, 2:25pm
Replies: 67
Views: 7,068
Posted By one hot beader
These are Amber's Naos Denim Tiger beads mixed...

These are Amber's Naos Denim Tiger beads mixed with other etched SIS beads.
I think they look quite masculine.

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b127/aloomba/DSCN0691_zpsbe4lxgus.jpg
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2016-11-16, 9:32pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By one hot beader
WOW! so much money spent. 50 presses in that...

WOW! so much money spent.

50 presses in that photo at $50 each that's $2500 alone in presses!

I'm just stunned that people spend so much on lampworking!

I have like 3 presses, about 20kg of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-09, 5:14pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By one hot beader
These guys: http://www.syntheticgems.org/ ...

These guys:

http://www.syntheticgems.org/

Huge range, many colours, excellent service.

If you ask will do a colour mix if the price is the same.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-09, 6:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By one hot beader
It's a batch thing too. I have older helios that...

It's a batch thing too. I have older helios that is nice bright gold reduction, but the last batch turn blueish every time.
Forum: Tutorials 2016-07-29, 1:41am
Replies: 166
Views: 68,737
Posted By one hot beader
Not even all ivories make good SIS. I;ve had...

Not even all ivories make good SIS.

I;ve had trouble with my SIS for a while, no nice webbing, just grey and nasty.
I was blaming the silver leaf...opened a new pack, bought a different...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-07, 4:11pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,631
Posted By one hot beader
Dip it in?

Dip it in?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-07, 3:04pm
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By one hot beader
The beeper on my kiln started whining constantly,...

The beeper on my kiln started whining constantly, so I sent the controller in and they simply removed the beep.

So it can be done on an orton controller, but don't ask me how.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 4:56pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By one hot beader
The yellow one is gorgeous, if you find out what...

The yellow one is gorgeous, if you find out what it is I will want some!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 4:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By one hot beader
Try heating the beige/creamy one. If it turns...

Try heating the beige/creamy one. If it turns pink it probably carnelian.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-05-28, 8:14pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,411
Posted By one hot beader
That could simply be the brand of the screwdriver...

That could simply be the brand of the screwdriver that makes the handle too.
'cause you know that's all it is, a screwdriver glued into the graphite.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-05-12, 3:15pm
Replies: 91
Views: 14,601
Posted By one hot beader
Sapphire Gin, and thrift shop old coloured...

Sapphire Gin, and thrift shop old coloured depression glass in green, pink and harlequin sets are also great sources of coloured glass.

I have a set of goblets in six different colours I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-12, 3:37pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,083
Posted By one hot beader
I mostly buy from Chockadoo and Glass of choice...

I mostly buy from Chockadoo and Glass of choice these days.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-04-12, 3:36pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By one hot beader
Nail polish is supposed to work too. ?Use...

Nail polish is supposed to work too.
?Use coloured so you can see where you put it on, and to take it off afterwards.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-21, 4:58pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By one hot beader
Wrap with lots of silver leaf, then reduce?

Wrap with lots of silver leaf, then reduce?
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2016-02-14, 4:28pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By one hot beader
Is there a link, Deb? or a code?

Is there a link, Deb?
or a code?
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