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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-21, 4:26pm
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By KJohn
how cool do you work to get that, Elizabeth? That...

how cool do you work to get that, Elizabeth? That is gorgeous!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-19, 5:20pm
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By KJohn
I've never had any good results with Thallo. The...

I've never had any good results with Thallo. The other green one, Gaia, I don't find that responsive either, but I haven't worked with it a lot. The greens have been a disappointment.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-17, 12:17am
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By KJohn
if the torch is leaking, you can smell propane...

if the torch is leaking, you can smell propane around the valves. Sometimes they leak but you can just replace them.
Soapy water for all the connects. Some say that Dawn corrodes brass and there are...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-02-17, 12:11am
Replies: 88
Views: 10,246
Posted By KJohn
delicious beads :)

delicious beads :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-13, 1:48am
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By KJohn
well that doesn't sound good. I would check your...

well that doesn't sound good. I would check your regulator for sure. Unless your torch is leaking, and that can happen too. if your hoses are that old, it is an obvious thing to replace them. But I...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-11, 6:33am
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By KJohn
lol ok, thank you

lol ok, thank you
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-09, 7:55pm
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By KJohn
So wait, as far as your notes... a jar of white...

So wait, as far as your notes... a jar of white undercoat should go on first, both sides, and melt in before we add the enamel color?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-02-09, 3:53pm
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By KJohn
I've heard about $100 per lb now. The white seems...

I've heard about $100 per lb now. The white seems most in demand
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-07, 11:38pm
Replies: 42
Views: 890
Posted By KJohn
that line is soot, from burning the clear. At...

that line is soot, from burning the clear. At some point, you probably had it too close to the torch head. That is really easy to do anyway, but more of a certainty when the bead takes so long. I...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-04, 8:11pm
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By KJohn
very generous, thank you :love:

very generous, thank you :love:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-02, 5:56pm
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By KJohn
higher viscosity of the clear, the COE was around...

higher viscosity of the clear, the COE was around 109 or so. The encased items are pre-heated to avoid shocking. A vacuum pump helps to draw the glass down and eliminate bubbles.

They apparently...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-02-02, 10:17am
Replies: 88
Views: 10,246
Posted By KJohn
bumping, love this thread!

bumping, love this thread!
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2018-02-01, 6:44pm
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By KJohn
My favorite kind of story! yay, we missed you. So...

My favorite kind of story! yay, we missed you. So happy you are benefitting from the new treatment.
You can list MTO over at Handmade Lampwork beads for Sale, if you like.
Forum: Sale Rack 2018-01-31, 11:19am
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By KJohn
Thank you Mike, that is a relief. I hated how the...

Thank you Mike, that is a relief. I hated how the EDP thing snuck up on us.
Forum: Sale Rack 2018-01-30, 1:26pm
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By KJohn
So Mike, what about Striped pink & Sedona? Those...

So Mike, what about Striped pink & Sedona? Those colors were also mentioned. Are those still in production, pls? Thanks for being our go-to glass guy:)
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2018-01-30, 1:24pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,353
Posted By KJohn
aha thanks Phil, that makes sense :)

aha thanks Phil, that makes sense :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-29, 8:46pm
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By KJohn
are they not making them anymore, Dusty? ...

are they not making them anymore, Dusty?

Nevermind, I looked it up. Shame!
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2018-01-29, 9:31am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,353
Posted By KJohn
bumping this, I am on the respironics page ...

bumping this, I am on the respironics page
https://shop.altraservice.com/products/filter-kit-respironics?variant=211710179

and most of it looks familiar, but what is the battery for?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-28, 11:32am
Replies: 42
Views: 890
Posted By KJohn
practice is everything, but it's good you realize...

practice is everything, but it's good you realize you should enjoy the ride :) those look great! love that you are doing stringer work already. Keep at it, it's a great skill to have. And i love...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-28, 6:53am
Replies: 42
Views: 890
Posted By KJohn
Small footprint, is the key to shaping those...

Small footprint, is the key to shaping those beads, It will help with the ends.
Lots of practice, we have all been there. We leap and bound and we turn out ok. Don't worry, lets see some pics
Forum: Studio 2018-01-28, 6:45am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By KJohn
oooh I'm getting so excited

oooh I'm getting so excited
Forum: Studio 2018-01-24, 2:24am
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By KJohn
No advice on your set up but welcome and congrats...

No advice on your set up but welcome and congrats on getting started.

There are quite a few safety threads on here, but I would advise finding some local sources too. The oxy tanks are the thing,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-21, 7:54am
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By KJohn
Steffi, do you have some pics of yours? Encased...

Steffi, do you have some pics of yours? Encased flower beads are always one thing I mean to work on too, I haven't even done any in years. Going to go look at hers now, I think many use 96...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-21, 7:50am
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By KJohn
Oh no! shame, maybe you can save the tree and try...

Oh no! shame, maybe you can save the tree and try again? interesting problem. Could you try to create the neck ring separately to save all that marvering down? or is it easier to do that than try to...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-01-18, 8:45am
Replies: 53
Views: 17,132
Posted By KJohn
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