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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 7:42pm
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By ESC
Got access to a digital pyrometer? Place it where...

Got access to a digital pyrometer? Place it where the beads will actually sit and fire up the kiln to what you think is the right annealing temp.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-06, 7:40pm
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By ESC
Speedslug (Phill) stores it upside down to...

Speedslug (Phill) stores it upside down to prevent air infiltration.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-11, 3:21pm
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By ESC
I use one quite often, mostly with copper or...

I use one quite often, mostly with copper or stainless wire or with nails (used as palettes for cabachons). I think I got mine from Arrow Springs or Frantz a couple of decades ago. It has a collet...
Forum: Studio 2019-06-06, 4:01pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,489
Posted By ESC
Sheri, it's looking great!

Sheri, it's looking great!
Forum: Studio 2019-04-20, 4:51pm
Replies: 80
Views: 19,234
Posted By ESC
Gotta find that heart emoji! :love:

Gotta find that heart emoji! :love:
Forum: Studio 2019-01-20, 7:26pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By ESC
Thank you so much! I'm getting ready to have to...

Thank you so much! I'm getting ready to have to run this gauntlet myself, so I will be making good use of the info.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-13, 4:30pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By ESC
Eileen, can you PM me also? I generate a little...

Eileen, can you PM me also? I generate a little doing metal work, but not enough to make any difference.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-23, 4:25pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By ESC
Ok Mike, ya got me! I was like "what?!". Is this...

Ok Mike, ya got me! I was like "what?!". Is this a refrain of the old 'annealing by tappan' story?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-22, 6:26pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By ESC
304 is perfectly safe for food and is non...

304 is perfectly safe for food and is non magnetic. 430 is not generally used for food and is magnetic. Not very resistant to rust either.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-12-15, 5:44pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By ESC
Clever!

Clever!
Forum: Safety 2018-07-27, 4:30pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,906
Posted By ESC
I have a plexi wind barrier I set up and three or...

I have a plexi wind barrier I set up and three or four pairs of the inexpensive didymiums for the crowd to pass around.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2018-05-19, 4:33pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By ESC
Boy, when you know your customers! I was going to...

Boy, when you know your customers! I was going to read to the end of the thread and go to your Etsy on the birdhouse/bird earrings! Ha!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-18, 5:03pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By ESC
Lynda, I don't make them on elastic, but yes, I...

Lynda, I don't make them on elastic, but yes, I still make lampwork bracelets. And yes, they do sell.
Forum: Studio 2018-04-07, 12:40pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,489
Posted By ESC
Ooh, very nice!

Ooh, very nice!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-25, 2:07pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,569
Posted By ESC
I don't have any glass I'm necessarily hanging...

I don't have any glass I'm necessarily hanging onto because it's valuable, but I do have glass that I had a lot of trouble working with (Precision) or that was cranky with other 104 (one batch of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-25, 2:04pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By ESC
I don't know a thing about 'T' or 'P' or any of...

I don't know a thing about 'T' or 'P' or any of those, but I think the answer to your question is yes, you want 1/4" silver tubing or about 5mm.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-26, 5:46pm
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By ESC
Whew! Had me scared I was losing it for a minute...

Whew! Had me scared I was losing it for a minute as what I know of makumegane has nothing to do with battuto. When I googled them together, Astrid's name came right up. Beautiful technique!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-24, 9:37pm
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By ESC
Or even possibly Zimmerman if it was 10 years...

Or even possibly Zimmerman if it was 10 years ago. The lower left looks an awful lot like Z99
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-21, 5:54pm
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By ESC
Betsy, I've been meaning to look into GG. Is the...

Betsy, I've been meaning to look into GG. Is the clear one water activated and foaming also?
Forum: Studio 2018-02-20, 10:56am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,317
Posted By ESC
Looks wonderful! Where are you getting fresh air...

Looks wonderful! Where are you getting fresh air from?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-20, 10:52am
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By ESC
There are epoxies made for glass that are...

There are epoxies made for glass that are completely transparent and colorless, but the last time I looked, several years ago, the UV light required to set the epoxy was several hundred dollars. It...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-15, 9:11pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By ESC
Well I'm glad the supplier is at least being...

Well I'm glad the supplier is at least being fantastic. And yeah, my first kiln was a ceramics kiln, no digital controller, just a set of cones, and an analog temp gauge on the side. I too babysat my...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-15, 5:58pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,597
Posted By ESC
Di, perhaps it's not come to light before now...

Di, perhaps it's not come to light before now because so few lampworkers are technically minded enough to check their beads with a polariscope to see if there's stress or not. Or not interested...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-01-19, 3:44pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By ESC
Very coolness!

Very coolness!
Forum: Studio 2018-01-04, 1:42pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,489
Posted By ESC
Lookin' good but how the heck do you all have...

Lookin' good but how the heck do you all have that much energy?!
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