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Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-10-07, 9:54am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By Beatrix
I've made icicles in soft glass, although I...

I've made icicles in soft glass, although I usually make them by splatting into a paddle shape then pulling/twisting. A few have even survived even though I don't have a kiln.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-02, 9:08pm
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Beatrix
No kissing beads, Phil! Good idea with using a...

No kissing beads, Phil! Good idea with using a straw, that would really focus the air to where it's needed...(thinking of all the stringers I've made lately where the wrong spot cooled when I blew...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-30, 7:33am
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Beatrix
Speedslug, I kinda did something like that when I...

Speedslug, I kinda did something like that when I tried getting it really hot and wrapping it around a bunch of times. It ended up making a bunch of smaller streaks. >_<

Echeveria, funny...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-28, 12:52pm
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Beatrix
Hmmm looks like coloraddiction's best...

Hmmm looks like coloraddiction's best recommendation for a minimally streaky green is Iguana. I think some of that is handy, I'll see if it's too bright a green.

Also, thanks for all the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-26, 10:53am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Beatrix
Have you tried pickling the CIM clear? I've had...

Have you tried pickling the CIM clear? I've had good results even just wiping down super nasty Devardi glass with white vinegar and paper towels.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-26, 8:56am
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Beatrix
How to stop green from streaking

So I made a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and while I really like the green I used, I'm not so pleased with the streaking. Is there a way to stop that from happening? Work cooler or hotter or...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-04-16, 1:31pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,514
Posted By Beatrix
That looks lovely!

That looks lovely!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-19, 5:29pm
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Beatrix
Do you not close the propane tank after torching,...

Do you not close the propane tank after torching, and burn the fuel out of the lines after? I mean, it's also good to check and fix leaks, but doing those steps may help extend the lifespan of your...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-19, 12:30pm
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Beatrix
Thallo Double Helix issues

So I bought my first DH glass a couple months ago, Thallo and Triton. I've heard Triton could be challenging...but it's Thallo that's kicking my butt! I made some icicles out of it, and KINDA got...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-19, 12:19pm
Replies: 69
Views: 25,184
Posted By Beatrix
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-17, 9:29am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,287
Posted By Beatrix
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-02-15, 2:32pm
Replies: 69
Views: 10,287
Posted By Beatrix
Did anyone save this tutorial? The original...

Did anyone save this tutorial? The original domain is no longer active. :(
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-05, 10:29am
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Beatrix
One of the teachers at Lilies had a "zen...

One of the teachers at Lilies had a "zen lampworking" class, where you had to let go of anything YOU wanted to do. It started off with everyone selecting the colors of glass they wanted...And then...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-01-31, 10:00am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,184
Posted By Beatrix
My first try at a wigwag, and WOW is it bad. Lol!...

My first try at a wigwag, and WOW is it bad. Lol! It's actually better than when I started, since I had started pulling, it was uneven, got too thin, popped off the punty, cracked in half, the big...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-25, 12:01pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By Beatrix
Be sure to save the first beads you made! String...

Be sure to save the first beads you made! String them together and keep them around so when you're feeling like your beads are garbage, you take a look at them and see how far you've come. :)
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-09, 7:44am
Replies: 91
Views: 16,184
Posted By Beatrix
Whaaaat? Those are gorgeous!

Whaaaat? Those are gorgeous!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-01-08, 10:59am
Replies: 91
Views: 16,184
Posted By Beatrix
You might be better served by making a new thread...

You might be better served by making a new thread and posting in an appropriate area, not as many people will see this as they would otherwise.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-01-05, 12:34pm
Replies: 73
Views: 28,571
Posted By Beatrix
Yeah those are gorgeous!

Yeah those are gorgeous!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-20, 11:26am
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Beatrix
Another thing to try is finding a piece of non...

Another thing to try is finding a piece of non glare glass and putting that on a black surface, or even resting it on a mirror to see what kinds of effects you can get. Non glare glass is pretty...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-19, 1:46pm
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Beatrix
I actually taped at didymium lens on my friend's...

I actually taped at didymium lens on my friend's gopro. The video was worthless since I had it angled wrong (she normally sets it up using her phone to check where the camera is aimed and couldn't...
Forum: Safety 2017-12-15, 12:38pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By Beatrix
You would not believe how long I was confused...

You would not believe how long I was confused about there being toy fire extinguishers for "kiddies" >_< In any case, I gave mine the once-over and none are that brand. Thanks for posting about it!
Forum: Website help and critique 2017-12-05, 3:56pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,781
Posted By Beatrix
I have a business page on FB for my day job...

I have a business page on FB for my day job (doesn't involve glass). It's useful for listing my business hours and it's easy to post updates/photos. People can also look up the name of my business...
Forum: Safety 2017-12-01, 10:52am
Replies: 96
Views: 37,469
Posted By Beatrix
Woah, I can imagine how slow the cool down time...

Woah, I can imagine how slow the cool down time has to be for those!
Forum: Safety 2017-11-30, 9:32am
Replies: 96
Views: 37,469
Posted By Beatrix
Neat! What are some of the sculpts you've worked...

Neat! What are some of the sculpts you've worked on?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-16, 9:38am
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By Beatrix
None of them are pure zinc, and what I read is...

None of them are pure zinc, and what I read is that the older ones had so much zinc that they'd get white gunk on them. Don't know what the proportion of the metals used in the newer ones are, but...
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