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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-06, 8:33pm
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Mountain Snail
Has anyone tried this tool?...

Has anyone tried this tool? http://www.otterbein-glas.de/xtcommerce/product_info.php?products_id=4570
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-06, 8:00pm
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Mountain Snail
YES! That's it! Thank you so much! Now I can buy...

YES! That's it! Thank you so much! Now I can buy the others.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-30, 11:07am
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Mountain Snail
Where did I buy this mini shell stamp?

I know, strange question. I have a mini shell stamp, brass, with a black rubber handle. I have no idea where I purchased this and would like more. Any idea?
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-24, 12:27pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By Mountain Snail
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-12, 6:52pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By Mountain Snail
Has anyone tried enameling stainless steel?

Has anyone tried enameling stainless steel?
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-12, 6:02pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By Mountain Snail
Thank you so much! I have been wanting to try...

Thank you so much! I have been wanting to try bead caps, as I bought a punch and copper and a doming tool and maybe some headpins. Will the Thompson's 104 sampler enamels I have collecting dust in my...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-15, 4:31pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Mountain Snail
I love Corina's!...

I love Corina's! http://www.corinabeads.com/pages/squeezepresses.php
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-05, 12:34pm
Replies: 162
Views: 21,314
Posted By Mountain Snail
Yeah that scares me. I will probably keep firing...

Yeah that scares me. I will probably keep firing the kiln as I torch. I don't want to have them weaker than glass balls already are.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-04, 12:04pm
Replies: 162
Views: 21,314
Posted By Mountain Snail
and would I have to cool them in a fiber blanket?...

and would I have to cool them in a fiber blanket? If so I will have to buy one because mine is in my kiln is chunks. :lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-04, 12:02pm
Replies: 162
Views: 21,314
Posted By Mountain Snail
I have been lamp working for what, 6 years now...

I have been lamp working for what, 6 years now and have never batch annealed but I can see how it would be handy this time. Can someone tell me how they would go about a batch anneal of these...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-09-03, 1:40pm
Replies: 162
Views: 21,314
Posted By Mountain Snail
This is a mistake (back side too thin) but this...

This is a mistake (back side too thin) but this is totally doable. :) Have a kiln with a few annealing right now! Much more fun than my last year's glaskolben.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-08-30, 3:30pm
Replies: 162
Views: 21,314
Posted By Mountain Snail
What is your favorite size hollow mandrel? I made...

What is your favorite size hollow mandrel? I made one on one I had sitting around and it was fun. Want to buy a handful or so of the mandrels but wondered what the best size and cheapest source are....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-08-24, 2:42pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,638
Posted By Mountain Snail
I have a small video right now on my website for...

I have a small video right now on my website for customers showing how I do the twists. It may help. I have found that if you do it when the bead is too hot you are going to screw up your base shape....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-23, 4:19pm
Replies: 182
Views: 28,125
Posted By Mountain Snail
How are they doing this? Doing charge backs...

How are they doing this? Doing charge backs through paypal or what? I need to educate myself as to avoid it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-23, 4:16pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mountain Snail
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-21, 10:26am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,739
Posted By Mountain Snail
For a press I like this...

For a press I like this http://www.corinabeads.com/pages/squeezepresses.php

for a hand tool I like this http://www.gracefulcustoms.com/masurot.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-21, 10:16am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mountain Snail
Not something I would buy again. You need to...

Not something I would buy again. You need to preheat it. It shatters. It pits. You have to wind it perfectly in order to get the nice stripes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-03, 6:19pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By Mountain Snail
My eye script changes almost every year. I...

My eye script changes almost every year. I wouldn't want to have to buy new didys every single year.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 1:25pm
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By Mountain Snail
I just buy these:...

I just buy these:...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 1:18pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mountain Snail
I love the bluebird XL but I find I only fill...

I love the bluebird XL but I find I only fill half of it some days. I have an SC2 as well for the days I am not going to marathon torch. I don't like that the SC2 is a one piece fiber heating element...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-02, 1:15pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mountain Snail
Katia, THANK YOU!

Katia, THANK YOU!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-01, 9:05am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By Mountain Snail
And I wear glasses anyway for vision correction...

And I wear glasses anyway for vision correction and it is so nice not having another pair slapped on my face! And the bench shield blocks a decent bit of the face heat.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-01, 9:04am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By Mountain Snail
My frame over didys broke too, one year old....

My frame over didys broke too, one year old. Company didn't make good on it as the warranty was up. I bought a bench shield. Not going to keep buying glasses every year! Arrow springs sells the bench...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-01, 9:01am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mountain Snail
You guys are THE BEST. I think I had used some...

You guys are THE BEST. I think I had used some silver glass in the past with the silver leaf but I love all of these! I will see what I have to avoid buying glass.(did I just say avoid buying glass?...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-28, 11:32am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mountain Snail
Gold colored glass coe 104

Without using gold leaf, what are the best colors to get a gold colored glass, preferable encased? I have made gold colored glass with silver leaf in the past but I can not remember what colors I...
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