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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-29, 2:57pm
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By CelesteK
When I used a hothead in winter, if it was too...

When I used a hothead in winter, if it was too cold, my torch would do just exactly what you are describing. if you are keeping your propane tank somewhere where the temperature is below freezing,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-21, 5:03pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,192
Posted By CelesteK
I use an "S" tank and I own it...of course, when...

I use an "S" tank and I own it...of course, when I take it in to be refilled, I don't get the one I had, but a different one that's full.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-10, 3:40pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,634
Posted By CelesteK
I love Gelly's Sty! It is the best pink pink,...

I love Gelly's Sty! It is the best pink pink, I've worked with so far. If cost is an issue, order it from Rose Valley Glass--you can order by the rod, and her service is awesome. I did try to make...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-22, 2:29pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,347
Posted By CelesteK
I'm on a Minor with tanked O2. I'm much happier...

I'm on a Minor with tanked O2. I'm much happier with my reds than I was on my hothead. They don't tend to go livery on me now. I tend to work my glass out at the far end of the flame, so I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-21, 2:00pm
Replies: 61
Views: 13,316
Posted By CelesteK
I bought my TIG rods after I had purchased my...

I bought my TIG rods after I had purchased my set-up for oxy-propane. Not much deer-in-headlights. They were so delighted to sell me stuff they didn't really care what I did with it. I discovered...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-21, 1:43pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By CelesteK
I get a lot of my inspiration from looking at the...

I get a lot of my inspiration from looking at the illustrations in kids' books.
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-06-25, 1:25pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By CelesteK
Thank you, Kim! That is good to know. ...

Thank you, Kim! That is good to know.

Celeste
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-06-24, 1:15pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By CelesteK
I think the person that told me 8 meant that I...

I think the person that told me 8 meant that I didn't want to try anything smaller than that. My biggest frustration with my hothead--other than the slowness is the inability to actually control the...
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-06-23, 11:18am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By CelesteK
Well, I'm going to want to get an oxycon to go...

Well, I'm going to want to get an oxycon to go with my torch. Someone told me I'd want an 8 LPM concentrator for the Bobcat. Until I can get an oxycon I'll be working on tanked oxygen. Right now...
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-06-22, 5:38pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By CelesteK
New Torch

I have been saving for a new torch. I have a rather silly question. I was thinking of getting a Cricket. My husband thinks I should get the Bobcat. Has anyone gotten a Cricket and then wished...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-12, 5:48pm
Replies: 65
Views: 7,309
Posted By CelesteK
That rod that for some reason broke off an inch...

That rod that for some reason broke off an inch fron the molten end while you were making a goddess is HOT. The rod shocked and broke off while I was in the middle of doing a goddes; working on a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-10, 4:56pm
Replies: 65
Views: 7,309
Posted By CelesteK
Oh, don't try to mound the frit back up with your...

Oh, don't try to mound the frit back up with your fingers after you've rolled a bead in it...

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-07, 7:53pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,185
Posted By CelesteK
Silver is tricky to work with. I ended up poking...

Silver is tricky to work with. I ended up poking the end right into the molten glass to kind of anchor it. My beads wanted to go wonky, too, so had to be really careful that I liked the shape...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2010-04-02, 6:02pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By CelesteK
Ah, phone?? I hate internet ordering. I would...

Ah, phone?? I hate internet ordering. I would much rather call a company.

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-02, 5:43pm
Replies: 73
Views: 7,989
Posted By CelesteK
I think that Donna of CG Bead Rollers, sells bead...

I think that Donna of CG Bead Rollers, sells bead rollers specifically for the Pandora Beads.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-30, 7:43pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
Yes, that is exactly my frustration with the hot...

Yes, that is exactly my frustration with the hot head. It is difficult to get good control because of the width of the flame. I've started to work on the edge of the flame. I might need to try to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-30, 12:33pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
Can I use my graphite marver? I don't have a...

Can I use my graphite marver? I don't have a brass one yet. Thank you, Lynda. I will try that. I was using two dots for the top wings and then trying to get them to melt together. I also think I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-30, 7:44am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
OK, these are my pathetic butterflies. The one...

OK, these are my pathetic butterflies. The one on the bottom right is the closest to what I'm working toward.

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-30, 7:43am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
I think I put a picture on this--we'll see... ...

I think I put a picture on this--we'll see...

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-29, 6:15pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
My picture is already on the computer at work, so...

My picture is already on the computer at work, so tomorrow I'll go in early and try to get it on the LE site. It's also posted on my facebook.

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-27, 3:53pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
See, that's what I'm afraid of--I don't know how...

See, that's what I'm afraid of--I don't know how to make sure the picture isn't too big, but if it really is that easy I'll try it one of these days. And then I'll be posting pics all the time...
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-27, 10:01am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
I would, but it is still technically beyond me to...

I would, but it is still technically beyond me to post pics on LE. I only recently figured out how to post them to facebook. I may have to start figuring it out because these butterflies are making...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-26, 5:27pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By CelesteK
butterflies on lentils

So I'm still trying to make butterflies on lentil beads. My success ratio is very low. Yesterday I tried to make butterflies on light teal lentils. I layered EDP over periwinkle and finished up...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-23, 6:48pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,069
Posted By CelesteK
I can make pink look poopy without adding silver...

I can make pink look poopy without adding silver to the mix. I tried to make a light rose goddess with pomegranite breeze frit today. I think I'm going to quietly bury the evidence...

Celeste
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-03-19, 8:41pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,781
Posted By CelesteK
You really need a kiln for all coes of glass. ...

You really need a kiln for all coes of glass. You're going to have thermal cracking on beads of half dollar size unless they are annealed. When i first started torching I could get away with...
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