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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-04-17, 7:15am
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Posted By baby firefly
Sonja, I sent my order in by e-mail too and...

Sonja, I sent my order in by e-mail too and haven't heard anything either ? I'm just getting back to torching after taking most of the winter off, and I'm in the same boat as you. I still have glass...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-12-08, 11:47am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
These are some necklaces that are going under the...

These are some necklaces that are going under the Christmas trees of various friends. It's nice to see people posting their work again, great job everyone.
The first necklace is garnets, and chech...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-22, 10:26pm
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Posted By baby firefly
Beth, I pm'd ya !!

Beth, I pm'd ya !!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-20, 7:02pm
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Posted By baby firefly
Don't give up on the leaf, as it gives a...

Don't give up on the leaf, as it gives a different look than foil, and more often than not, I find myself reaching for it instead of foil. When you work with leaf, cut several pages of the booklet at...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-20, 6:53pm
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Posted By baby firefly
I use a piece of wood to elevate my grill, I...

I use a piece of wood to elevate my grill, I realized I was in trouble when I put the rods in there and then they fell out:rolleyes: Just elevate the front of the grill to the point that it's stable...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-18, 11:03am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
To the new folks posting here, WELCOME !! You...

To the new folks posting here, WELCOME !! You will find lots of support here, and some great tips for lampworking in general.

Bead-Meltdown, try encasing with stringers. When I started encasing,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-10, 6:59am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Kristina, go back a page. The lentils that I...

Kristina, go back a page. The lentils that I posted were made on a base of butterscotch. I don't have any beads that are just plain dk rose over butterscotch. I did a tester bead and wasn't crazy...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-10, 6:15am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
[QUOTE=Fine Folly Glassworks I understand...

[QUOTE=Fine Folly Glassworks

I understand that the Scorpion torch runs very hot, and that can be an issue too.


Not sure if this is the answer either. I'm on Mag-Torch with propane, which...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-31, 7:49pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
That is WILD !!! Did the copper cause the...

That is WILD !!! Did the copper cause the bubbles or is there a secret ingredient....dishsoap maybe?...LOL.

It looks like med brown, but I can honestly say I've never had it go mustard on me, do...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-31, 12:00pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Hi Nell, Thanks for the comps on my beads, I...

Hi Nell, Thanks for the comps on my beads, I actually learned how to post them all by myself.....LOL. Wow, I feel bad for complaining about the heat this summer, I don't know how you manage in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-28, 5:19pm
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Posted By baby firefly
Mary, NICE BEAD !! Oh, I love that marble glass,...

Mary, NICE BEAD !! Oh, I love that marble glass, lots of fun reactions. No problem on the shards, I got a bunch from Joe at Avenue Beads last fall, and am just now starting to really play with them....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-28, 8:41am
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Posted By baby firefly
2 inches of hot dangling glass !!! I can see...

2 inches of hot dangling glass !!! I can see where that could get kind of dicey.:lol: She's lucky she found you, and you were able to get the job done....and beautifully!!!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-27, 4:29pm
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Posted By baby firefly
Sonja, could you post one of those chandelier...

Sonja, could you post one of those chandelier drops, so I could see one? That sounded like a pretty interesting project. I have some psyche, but it's a very fine frit....and so far, I haven't been...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-27, 12:06pm
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Posted By baby firefly
Hi Kristina, THANKS :) It was such a miserable...

Hi Kristina, THANKS :) It was such a miserable summer, I know just about everybody suffered through it. I just could not run 2 torches and sit in front of all that HEAT!!! AGH.
So we took refuge...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-27, 11:17am
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Posted By baby firefly
Sonja, are you on your dual system torch? If you...

Sonja, are you on your dual system torch? If you are, dig out your HotHead to give the Terra 2 a try. You should get great results right off the bat. Maybe you've been working more with the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-27, 10:02am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Thanks Bethany and Sonja. Bethany the top shard...

Thanks Bethany and Sonja. Bethany the top shard is called Mottled green. It is a striking shard but I made the bead with just my propane set up. I'm going to try hooking up to the Mapp pro and see...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-27, 9:22am
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Houkje that's the most impressive burned up...

Houkje that's the most impressive burned up appliance I've ever seen. !! Glad no one was injured and the house didn't go up in flames.
Hey everybody, I took most of the summer off from my torch...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-18, 8:06pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
OMG LISA !!! Thank you so much for all the hard...

OMG LISA !!! Thank you so much for all the hard work on the testing. Reach around and give yourself a big pat on the back from me :) I'm going to be putting an order in, and after seeing some of...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-08-01, 9:59am
Replies: 385
Views: 131,101
Posted By baby firefly
Thanks Amber...looking at everyone elses beads I...

Thanks Amber...looking at everyone elses beads I think I would've gotten better results if I hadn't been so "stingy" with the Ekho. I was expecting to fall flat on my face....so didn't want to waste...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-08-01, 8:33am
Replies: 385
Views: 131,101
Posted By baby firefly
Amber thanks so much for this tut....I have just...

Amber thanks so much for this tut....I have just started working with silver glass and these beads are my first result at working with Ekho. I was really pleased with the color I got. The pictures...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-09, 5:00pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Thanks for the comps Paula and Kristine. ...

Thanks for the comps Paula and Kristine.

Paula, the big focals were used on a base of devardi tan, I thought I'd really be asking for trouble if I tried anything that size with a moretti base....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-07, 7:56pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
these are beads I made with a base of tan and...

these are beads I made with a base of tan and various devardi transparents including dk trans rose. These are huge focals....40mm by 50 mm
206713
206714
206715
206716
these are a medium size...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-05-25, 6:35pm
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Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
UPDATE ON DIANA ...... I just got an email from...

UPDATE ON DIANA ...... I just got an email from Diana (rare ripes) and she asked me to post on the thread for her, to thank those who sent prayers and well wishes. She is home now, in considerable...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-05-24, 6:56pm
Replies: 3,149
Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Great work everybody, it's nice to see pictures...

Great work everybody, it's nice to see pictures being posted again. Here's a bit of what I've been up to and although I was sorely tempted to throw my mini Long & Lean press right out the window, I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-05-17, 5:39pm
Replies: 3,149
Views: 326,715
Posted By baby firefly
Thanks Kat !! Give the frit and marbled glass a...

Thanks Kat !! Give the frit and marbled glass a try, you'll be surprised how little frit you have to use to get the reaction going. I think I only used about 10 little pieces of frit....Ya, I...
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