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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-24, 11:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By 5betsy
I find using Google to search LE better than LE....

I find using Google to search LE better than LE. Sorry :rolleyes:

Just start your search with lampworketc and then what you're looking for .

Works everytime.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-12-24, 10:11am
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By 5betsy
Another totally different possibility is to use a...

Another totally different possibility is to use a highly polished silver colored platter or a chromed surface.

They will produce nice reflections too.
Forum: Studio 2017-12-19, 6:14pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By 5betsy
Chocake!!! Get a heated floor mat, they run about...

Chocake!!! Get a heated floor mat, they run about $80 on Amazon.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-11-21, 8:16pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,115
Posted By 5betsy
Hey. Great tips I will use too. One tiny...

Hey. Great tips I will use too.

One tiny detail I can add.

Make your flame a tiny pinpoint and heat only what you want to move.
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2017-11-14, 6:05pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By 5betsy
Tucson is THE show.

Tucson is THE show.
Forum: Studio 2017-11-14, 5:59pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By 5betsy
Radiant heater immediately!

Radiant heater immediately!
Forum: Studio 2017-10-10, 7:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,854
Posted By 5betsy
Love the granite idea! We're moving my...

Love the granite idea!

We're moving my studio over the next few months and I've requested a new bench.

Woot.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-10, 6:46pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
Thanks for resharing that email. I feel their...

Thanks for resharing that email. I feel their frustration but I received no disclaimer before purchasing and that just sucks, especially if this is a known factor.

I emailed CIM and they declined...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-09, 3:50pm
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By 5betsy
I don't think it would work well for all that...

I don't think it would work well for all that tugging.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-06, 6:00am
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By 5betsy
Yes. The last time I bought it was $50. That was...

Yes. The last time I bought it was $50. That was a few years ago.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-06, 5:58am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
I sent them an email asking to weigh in here. ...

I sent them an email asking to weigh in here.

The tip about tiny rods is great, thank you.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-05, 12:06pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
How do we alert CIM?

How do we alert CIM?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-02, 7:36pm
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By 5betsy
Last time I looked it was $50. Yikes. You...

Last time I looked it was $50.

Yikes. You can't even order it now without calling them.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-02, 7:33pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
Blow up is the perfect description. I...

Blow up is the perfect description.

I generally start about 5 or 6 inches from the torch head but after my first attempt, I reached as far as I could see a tail of flame and it still broke off...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-01, 7:21pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
Welp. This makes me sad. I purchased based...

Welp. This makes me sad.

I purchased based on my experience with it long ago as a COE 96 glass and totally loved it's melting qualities. Silly me for thinking all would be similar now.

Thanks...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-01, 9:18am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
Okey do key then. Thank you all.

Okey do key then.

Thank you all.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-28, 8:49pm
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By 5betsy
I agree entirely. It's too expensive for me...

I agree entirely.

It's too expensive for me to use solo so I mix it half and half with home prepared Alices kiln wash.

(I think that's the right name. )
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-28, 8:46pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5betsy
CIM - which colors are too shocky?

I recently purchased a nice sampling of Messy Color glass. Love the color palette.

But some colors are really, really shocky. Like frit on a stick. I'm not opposed to using pain in the patootie...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-28, 8:40pm
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By 5betsy
Interesting. I tried some when they had a 96 Coe...

Interesting. I tried some when they had a 96 Coe line and loved it.

I still really like the color palette but it's really hard to find any conversations or reviews that mention this issue at all....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-25, 5:42pm
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By 5betsy
CIM Smurfy

So I've got myself a nice selection of Messy color and just love it.

But. The first rod of Smurfy pretty much popped into instant frit. I tried prewarming the end and that worked OK but only a...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2017-08-28, 7:03am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By 5betsy
How did you get to visit a store that's open Tues...

How did you get to visit a store that's open Tues thru Thurs?

I live in Olympia and was considering visiting Melt Glass in Vancouver because they're open on the weekends.
Forum: Safety 2017-08-24, 7:48pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By 5betsy
Everything I see us talking about Silva Dene, I...

Everything I see us talking about Silva Dene, I bring up Biafine. It's made for radiation treatment care.

$25 for a huge tube online.
Forum: Studio 2017-08-04, 3:20pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By 5betsy
I finally have a tiny couch in mine. Why did...

I finally have a tiny couch in mine.

Why did that take so long?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-07-25, 12:28pm
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By 5betsy
I use a giant hemostat that I bought at Harbor...

I use a giant hemostat that I bought at Harbor Freight. Big locking clamp on a long handle. Like a ginormous roach clip.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-16, 6:46pm
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By 5betsy
How about a coffee cup? Maybe take your...

How about a coffee cup?

Maybe take your sifter to goodwill and see if you can find a perfect fit?
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