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Forum: Free Tutorials 2010-03-07, 10:57am
Replies: 65
Views: 38,760
Posted By Tink
Lynnie, do you run the stiffer/thicker wire...

Lynnie, do you run the stiffer/thicker wire through the tube before or after it's gone through the drawplate?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-10, 5:58pm
Replies: 401
Views: 88,789
Posted By Tink
Here are a few things I passed on to this person...

Here are a few things I passed on to this person in response to their PM. I thought I'd post them here too.

Make sure you have clean solution. Strain it through fresh cheesecloth to remove...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-05-25, 2:35pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
Karin, it was so cool to FINALLY meet you! Glad...

Karin, it was so cool to FINALLY meet you! Glad you had a good time! I can't wait to see our class project panel finished. You made KICKASS devils!!!!

I have some pics up on my Facebook page for...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-05-21, 8:24am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
Don't worry about getting the paperwork. They...

Don't worry about getting the paperwork. They suck at that. LOL!

I'm going to take some glass, specifically intense black. I don't know what glass Paul will be using, but I know that in Loren...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-05-04, 3:58pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
Traffic in Toledo is NUTHIN'. We can get from...

Traffic in Toledo is NUTHIN'. We can get from anywhere to anywhere in 15 minutes during rush hour. No joke. I can't WAIT to meet you!

I sent Jeff Mack an email and asked him if we need to bring...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-05-04, 3:19pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
OMG OMG OMG You're...

OMG OMG OMG You're coming??????????????????????????????????????? Are you serious??????

So what kind of place are you looking for? If it were me, I would stay at the Mansion View Inn. It's a B&B...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-27, 12:39pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
That stinks :-(

That stinks :-(
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-24, 5:49am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
I just found out that the Paperweight Collector's...

I just found out that the Paperweight Collector's Association is having their Convention here in Toledo the same week Paul Stankard is teaching this workshop. I see a LOT of familiar names on the...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-22, 6:14pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
Karin, you don't even want to know what I'm...

Karin, you don't even want to know what I'm having to do to pay for this class. LOL! I hate not having money, too. Maybe someday I'll tell ya over a drink or two. ROFL!
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-22, 7:58am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
Cosmo, I just want to mention that if it's been a...

Cosmo, I just want to mention that if it's been a couple of days since you sent in your images to Jeff, just drop him an email and ask him if you can go ahead and register yet. I have no doubt that...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-21, 7:34am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
TRUST ME. You'll be a sure thing. It will be...

TRUST ME. You'll be a sure thing. It will be great to be in class with you!
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-04-21, 6:27am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,982
Posted By Tink
PAUL STANKARD WORKSHOP - May 23/24 2009 Toledo OH

Guys, here is an AWESOME opportunity: Paul Stankard is teaching a two day workshop at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion! The Museum's state-of-the-art facility is the perfect place to...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-01-30, 10:01pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,692
Posted By Tink
Thanks, DeAnne :-) Yep. The company seems...

Thanks, DeAnne :-)

Yep. The company seems darn glad to have me. I get to spend my days doing a lot of different things, from writing technical documentation, to software testing and QA, to...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-01-30, 9:52pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,692
Posted By Tink
That's kinda why I wasn't talking about it. Last...

That's kinda why I wasn't talking about it. Last time I even hinted at a thorough vessel tut, I was flooded with emails: "When will it be done? Where will you sell it? Why isn't it done yet? Is it...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-01-30, 6:25pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,692
Posted By Tink
It's nice to see you, too, Diane!!! I've...

It's nice to see you, too, Diane!!!

I've had to seriously readjust my life lately, so some things had to just go: Spending tons of time on LE was one of those things. I get up at the buttcrack of...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-01-30, 6:05pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,692
Posted By Tink
Hi guys, DeAnne sent me a message inviting...

Hi guys,

DeAnne sent me a message inviting me to join in this thread, so thought I'd do just that!

First, I want to mention that I *am* still teaching. I just don't have the killer schedule...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-09, 6:05am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By Tink
True. At least for me, that is. I suppose you...

True. At least for me, that is. I suppose you could use a tool or something to lift up the pot or dish and put the piece under it though.

Menty, it burns up completely.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-09, 5:48am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By Tink
Tsk! Tsk! We cover this in the Tips and Tricks...

Tsk! Tsk! We cover this in the Tips and Tricks class. Some kilns have an environment that is higher in O2 than other kilns, and they can effectively de-reduce the finish right off your work. Adding...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2008-10-01, 10:55am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tink
Important Tink Class Announcement

You may have heard that I recently began a search for traditional employment for the first time in 22 years. Having been away from the corporate world for so long, I felt I would be lucky to find an...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-09-23, 5:43am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By Tink
Try to get your vessel as evenly heated as...

Try to get your vessel as evenly heated as possible in the flame, then go directly into the kiln.

Higher kiln temps are a real problem for small-scale blown works: You will get flat spots, as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-09-15, 8:37am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By Tink
You don't want to use beeswax on your graphite...

You don't want to use beeswax on your graphite goodies, just on stainless steel. Only use it on tools that you want to glide, not on grabbing tools. Just flash the tool through the flame, then swipe...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2008-09-05, 6:04pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,341
Posted By Tink
(And you won't want to miss my birthday party on...

(And you won't want to miss my birthday party on the 15th!!!!)

See you there!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-09-03, 5:48am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,420
Posted By Tink
A potentially less expensive alternative is to...

A potentially less expensive alternative is to make your own solution. John has done that, and I'll see if I can get him to post about it here when he gets a spare moment.
Forum: Safety 2008-08-27, 12:29pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By Tink
Good to know. Thanks...

Good to know. Thanks...
Forum: Safety 2008-08-27, 12:04pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By Tink
Nitrogen Narcosis or Overdose?

O2 generators pour nitrogen into the room. What are the dangers of this?
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