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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-28, 2:05pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Cherylka
I've taken pictures of everything, by ant upload...

I've taken pictures of everything, by ant upload them here. Please pm me your email address if you are interested and near Fremont, ca.

Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-27, 7:18pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Cherylka
How to value complete setup for sale?

Hi All,

I've collected a ton of tools, glass (including dichro, rare and discontinued), concentrator, tanks, etc. over the years. But have realized I just won't use it, as I am really more focused...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-20, 10:48am
Replies: 35
Views: 7,350
Posted By Cherylka
Can I use shards of a different COE, like Frit? ...

Can I use shards of a different COE, like Frit?

Thanks!
Cheryl
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-20, 10:42am
Replies: 69
Views: 6,473
Posted By Cherylka
clearaceit.com has didymiums for $32.

clearaceit.com has didymiums for $32.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-15, 10:19am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cherylka
There is a difference between using enamel on a...

There is a difference between using enamel on a bead and something like copper enameling. If you use enamels on your beads, you use the same kiln to anneal them as you do without enamels.

For...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-13, 3:41pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cherylka
Good point, Kathy, what about for a cheap batch...

Good point, Kathy, what about for a cheap batch annealer, or enameling? Just trying to keep it out of the landfill...

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-13, 3:39pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,564
Posted By Cherylka
I used to batch anneal. I just got a bead...

I used to batch anneal. I just got a bead annealer, so starting Sunday when the new kiln is set up on its stand, I will garage!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-13, 10:42am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cherylka
Thanks for all of the creative ideas. I ended up...

Thanks for all of the creative ideas. I ended up buying a great used annealing kiln with a bead door and a lift up front door for combing as well. If anyone wants to try to adapt this little kiln for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-03, 8:07pm
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By Cherylka
Olympic 1210fle

Does anyone have this kiln? I just got one (used, from a friend) without a manual. I dowloaded a copy of the manual for the 3-button bartlet controller but would love it if anyone has any tips for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-27, 9:32am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By Cherylka
I have some but it looks exactly like my dark...

I have some but it looks exactly like my dark ivory (got most of my glass unmarked in a mixed lot). One rod has a label. Does it strike or reduce to turn yellow?

Thanks!
Cheryl
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2012-03-25, 11:52am
Replies: 46
Views: 9,732
Posted By Cherylka
Uh oh, still room?! When I signed up, I was just...

Uh oh, still room?! When I signed up, I was just planning on taking fusing classes (my business and money maker). Since then I've started lampworking and you guys are tempting me. Wonder if I can...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-20, 7:20pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cherylka
Unfortunately, when I dug it out, I realized my...

Unfortunately, when I dug it out, I realized my memory had failed and the door opens down, not up. Here are two pics...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-20, 6:39pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cherylka
Can I modify an old enameling kiln for annealing?

It has a lift-up door, so I was thinking I could add fiber at the bottom for insulation and a rest to keep the door open a bit for mandrels, then just add a controller.

Am I being silly? I hate...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-20, 10:31am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,233
Posted By Cherylka
copper enamel/unknown enamel?

I have a box of very old enamels for copper and another of unknown origin. If used in moderation, can they safely be used on 104 (like the 10% rule with frit)?

I'm happy to play, but I'm guessing...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-19, 10:22am
Replies: 81
Views: 16,453
Posted By Cherylka
@Ginny Yes, there is dichro frit, at least...

@Ginny

Yes, there is dichro frit, at least for fusing. I'm too new at lampworking to know if it exists in 104.

Cheryl
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-18, 4:17pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,734
Posted By Cherylka
So I sat at my torch today, pile of black rods at...

So I sat at my torch today, pile of black rods at my side. Pulled hair-thin stringer after stringer. Purple, purple, purple, Black!

Woohoo, I can see the difference. Actually some of the rods had...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-16, 11:12pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,734
Posted By Cherylka
Great tip, thanks Dusty! Cheryl

Great tip, thanks Dusty!

Cheryl
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-16, 5:53pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,734
Posted By Cherylka
I am very new and have lots of glass rods...

I am very new and have lots of glass rods purchased from 2 people going out of beadmaking. Now I know I have Effetre black rods and Super Dense black rods. But they are not all labeled. Is there any...
Forum: Safety 2012-02-24, 8:30pm
Replies: 14
Views: 6,871
Posted By Cherylka
Pardon me if this is obvious, but how would I...

Pardon me if this is obvious, but how would I connect the Attic Ventilator shown here to my fume hood? I looks like they just open into the attic, do thay have a flange or some such to connect to a...
Forum: Safety 2011-12-08, 11:59am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,548
Posted By Cherylka
OK, I think I have that part down. Now another...

OK, I think I have that part down. Now another question... It seems there is a sea of information out there. I am having a hood built by a metal guy and can have basically anything I can afford.
...
Forum: Safety 2011-12-05, 9:19am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,548
Posted By Cherylka
Thanks for responding so quickly Dale, I really...

Thanks for responding so quickly Dale, I really appreciate your expertise and willingness to help.

If I open the roll-up garage door 6-8 inches while I torch will that do it? My walk in door is...
Forum: Safety 2011-12-04, 9:44pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,548
Posted By Cherylka
Question Garage ventilation and gas water heater

Hi all,

I've read so many threads here and think I have a handle on the exhaust system I want to install in my garage. It will be on the far side of a two car garage from my gas water heater and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-01, 10:51am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By Cherylka
That makes total sense. Thanks!

That makes total sense.

Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-01, 10:22am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By Cherylka
Thanks for the fast answer. I am very new to...

Thanks for the fast answer. I am very new to beadmaking, I set up my torch a week ago, to be exact, so please forgive me if this is a dumb question. Is "furnace glass" different from standard fusible...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-01, 10:05am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By Cherylka
Wait, did I read that right... I have been fusing...

Wait, did I read that right... I have been fusing with system96 for 8 years and have dozens of pounds of 96 frit. I can use it on my 104 beads?!?!?! The COE is pretty far off. Is this really true? It...
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