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Forum: Torch Questions 2019-09-15, 8:23am
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By hyperT
Pressure

5 propane 10 ox should work well for you.

Have fun, Wayne.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-26, 8:18am
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By hyperT
Try some white teflon tape to seal it and see if...

Try some white teflon tape to seal it and see if that helps.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-23, 12:14pm
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By hyperT
Divardi

You may want to try some different glass as well.
Divardi is very subject to thermal shock.
It can be even more frustrating to a beginer.
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-06-16, 4:57am
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By hyperT
NG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=z8nvYG_RQFk

Says NG can be used.

Have Fun, Wayne
Forum: Safety 2019-01-29, 9:48am
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By hyperT
Clean

I was taught to always keep the valve closed when the tank is empty,
preventing anything from getting into the cylinder.


Other than that I have no idea.
Forum: Studio 2019-01-21, 10:30am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By hyperT
Exactly!!!!!!!

Exactly!!!!!!!
Forum: Studio 2019-01-21, 1:31am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By hyperT
Fire Marshal

I was once at a show in a mall in Arizona. The table clothes had to be fire proofed. So I got the stuff to do it with and put the sign out stating that they were. Half way through the show a guy came...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-12-05, 8:34pm
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By hyperT
Christmas Ornament

https://vimeo.com/191735911
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-27, 1:40pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By hyperT
Pryrometer

If it's not there I don't know what to tell you?

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-27, 1:19pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By hyperT
Adjustment

There should be a way to adjust or calibrate the pyrometer. On mine there is a screw just under the dial window. By turning the screw left or right you can move the dial indicator up or down.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-24, 3:35pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By hyperT
You're gonna need 3 cones stuck in some mud to do...

You're gonna need 3 cones stuck in some mud to do the calibration ask the ceramics shop or a local Potter.
A pottery person my even calibrate it for you?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-22, 9:53pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By hyperT
Pyrometer

You need to go to a ceramics store and get some ceramic cones, cone 022 should work. The people there can help you on how to set them up in your kiln.
Cones bend at a very specific temperature. You...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-10-09, 4:50am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,734
Posted By hyperT
Keep it hot!

You will need to brush back over the thicker parts occasionally as you work.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-23, 11:08am
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By hyperT
Large Rog

Eye Protection.

Pop it off the end with a cold chisel and hammer.
Chisel above, somewhat sharp edge underneath the rod.
Make sure the rod is level.

Then preheat it and stretch it into cane.
...
Forum: Tutorials 2018-06-21, 6:39pm
Replies: 25
Views: 14,996
Posted By hyperT
Tubing

I don't know if anyone makes Heavy Wall Tubing out of soft glass,
But it can be cut into segments after you add some decoration. Fire polish the ends after cutting.

Have fun, Wayne.
Forum: Tutorials 2018-06-21, 6:31pm
Replies: 25
Views: 14,996
Posted By hyperT
Tube Beads

As for me I just blow a bubble and stretch it out to the size I want, then cut the tube into segments.
Obviously this takes some skill and practice.
When I was a 9 year old apprentice I had to make...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-02-13, 12:15pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,365
Posted By hyperT
I would run like hell LOL

Actually some people use Y connectors with both tanks attached, that way you can switch the fuel source pretty fast from one take to the other.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-13, 12:11pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By hyperT
Leaks

Mix up some soapy water and spray it on to the hoses etc to find the leak.
You will get bubbles where the leak is.

Have fun, Wayne
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-01-31, 5:52am
Replies: 25
Views: 45,685
Posted By hyperT
Liquid Gold Tutorial

Save yourself some money. Just lightly coat a rod to use for fuming.

Download the tutorial.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-10, 7:01am
Replies: 93
Views: 20,882
Posted By hyperT
COE

Bottle glass ordinarily has a COE between 85 to 87. Although the COE can be as little as 83 or as great as 90. Probably not a good idea to mix colors or manufactures, as you can see here they vary...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2017-11-24, 5:32am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,734
Posted By hyperT
It's that time of year again.

Ok, you have a month to get these made for family and friends.
Start now, they make great Christmas presents.

https://vimeo.com/191735911
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-15, 10:58am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By hyperT
Check for water in the fuel lines too. It can...

Check for water in the fuel lines too. It can condense in the fuel line.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-24, 2:07pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,764
Posted By hyperT
Rotating

I was taught to always rotate a mandrel or rod
towards yourself, since there is no way you can
rotate it away from yourself without hesitating and
trying to catch up.
This can cause hot and...
Forum: Studio 2017-10-18, 5:43am
Replies: 18
Views: 9,527
Posted By hyperT
Table Top

I always just put a piece of plywood over the table top. Yes it will get small burns in it, but the glass will cool, way before it sets it on fire. Then a couple
small plates of steel or aluminum...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-18, 5:04am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By hyperT
This may help.

The Steps Involved

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