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Forum: Free Tutorials 2009-05-22, 10:16pm
Replies: 74
Views: 21,227
Posted By Hels
I think you sound awsome too Sue... and as I have...

I think you sound awsome too Sue... and as I have one of her S'elf's, I can tell you they are AMAZING looking!!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-19, 4:46am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,497
Posted By Hels
#5 looks like Arancio Perfecto to me.

#5 looks like Arancio Perfecto to me.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-05-17, 8:50am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,811
Posted By Hels
Ohh... nice coloring Paula!!! I may pop that...

Ohh... nice coloring Paula!!!

I may pop that fugly flower back in the kiln and strike it a few more times to see what happens.... it would be much better if it were that color! I'm assuming that...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-16, 9:57pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,363
Posted By Hels
I don't have a clue how kilns work. My...

I don't have a clue how kilns work. My temperature was all over the place, dropping FAST, then jerking back up. When it happened, it cracked some of my stuff in the kiln.

If you call Paragon...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-16, 8:31pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,363
Posted By Hels
I had a temp problem with my Caldera, and they...

I had a temp problem with my Caldera, and they sent me a relay and it's all fine again. Why did you think it was the thermocouple??
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-15, 5:51pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,898
Posted By Hels
Yes you can:).

Yes you can:).
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2009-05-13, 9:20pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,730
Posted By Hels
Deb, try pming or emailing Marilyn? She told me...

Deb, try pming or emailing Marilyn? She told me she had trouble with her emails not getting through to some people, maybe you were one of them?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-12, 4:41pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,824
Posted By Hels
Nothing stupid about stupid questions... I still...

Nothing stupid about stupid questions... I still ask stupid questions:).
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2009-05-05, 7:50pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,946
Posted By Hels
Oh wow!! Thanks Mary!!! Congrats to the other...

Oh wow!! Thanks Mary!!! Congrats to the other winners!!! Marcy and ForwardMotionArt... just BEAUTIFUL pieces!!! WHOO WHOOO!
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-28, 9:10pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,899
Posted By Hels
Another thing to consider is to call someone who...

Another thing to consider is to call someone who hires for scientific glass blowing (a lot of corporations have them on staff) and ask them what glass they use:P... odds are good that if this becomes...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-28, 10:39am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,131
Posted By Hels
Ohhh... so there's a tiny magnet glued into it??...

Ohhh... so there's a tiny magnet glued into it?? That makes sense, thanks:).
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-27, 11:51pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,131
Posted By Hels
I don't get this.... sterling silver is supposed...

I don't get this.... sterling silver is supposed to be 92.5% pure silver right? Silver cannot be magnetized and will not attract magnets (try on your bead making fine silver or sterling). As a test...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-27, 10:51pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,619
Posted By Hels
Northstar Yellow is beautiful and wispy...

Northstar Yellow is beautiful and wispy transparent, Winship has it right now, and it looks a lot like the Warm Yellow from GA in rod form: ...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-27, 10:09pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,899
Posted By Hels
Ryan, I haven't worked with the asian tubing, but...

Ryan, I haven't worked with the asian tubing, but I have worked with the rods, and the thermal cracking, devitrifying and long term workability between that and a high quality clear is HUGE.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-23, 4:40pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,091
Posted By Hels
Buy lots of books and magazines:). I'm still a...

Buy lots of books and magazines:). I'm still a newbie... I haven't even hit the 18 month mark from first learning that lampworking even existed. I don't think length of time determines newbieness...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-23, 12:52pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,356
Posted By Hels
Maybe you worked it with a bit too much...

Maybe you worked it with a bit too much reduction? I know some of the glass manufacturers say that you always shoot for an oxidizing to neutral flame while working the glass, then reduce at the...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-17, 12:07am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,016
Posted By Hels
I LOVE my Paragon Caldera (with bead door,...

I LOVE my Paragon Caldera (with bead door, digital controller and window). I can fuse with it (even boro, it goes up to 2350 degrees). It's 8" in diameter x 10" tall inside (so I can make small...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-13, 10:55am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,811
Posted By Hels
Oh... and btw, the Ivory Blush is GORGEOUS. Kiln...

Oh... and btw, the Ivory Blush is GORGEOUS. Kiln striking will get it to go pinker and pinker.
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-12, 11:06pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,811
Posted By Hels
Well, this is how purple cream soda did for me......

Well, this is how purple cream soda did for me... and I struck this pupply AT LEAST 20x since I did not want a dead looking flower:P.

You DO see the purple haze on the outside of the petals, but...
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-12, 7:59pm
Replies: 25
Views: 9,186
Posted By Hels
OOOH OOOH!!! Dang Heidi, I've got drool all over...

OOOH OOOH!!! Dang Heidi, I've got drool all over my chin!
Forum: Torch Questions 2009-04-10, 11:20pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,952
Posted By Hels
I always kept my Regalia/Integra10 at 8. The...

I always kept my Regalia/Integra10 at 8. The higher the #, the more air it pushes through... but because the air volume is higher through the sieve beds, you end up with worse purity.

The lower...
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2009-04-07, 5:56pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,473
Posted By Hels
I voted... how come no one's voting:)?

I voted... how come no one's voting:)?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-07, 2:27pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,847
Posted By Hels
You sure you used 104 dicro with 104 glass and...

You sure you used 104 dicro with 104 glass and not boro dicro:P?
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2009-04-06, 12:27am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,057
Posted By Hels
Whooo! Sounds interesting! I just entered:)

Whooo! Sounds interesting! I just entered:)
Forum: Boro Room 2009-04-02, 9:14pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,107
Posted By Hels
I got one lb of ocd from GA that was unusable......

I got one lb of ocd from GA that was unusable... a whole lb. Geez. Rest was ok for the most part.
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