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Forum: Free Tutorials 2007-11-09, 1:56pm
Replies: 52
Views: 40,585
Posted By Peg Medill
Chicken!

I have had my enamels for a number of years. Have the safety mask to wear and know to be careful of letting any enamel float in the air, but am still too leery of enamels. I have read so articles on...
Forum: Tutorials 2007-09-14, 12:00pm
Replies: 46
Views: 13,325
Posted By Peg Medill
Tutorial

How generous of you. I would love to have the tutorial sent to me by
e-mail, also. Many thanks, Peg M
Forum: Torch Questions 2007-05-06, 10:19am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,078
Posted By Peg Medill
Will work fine.

I have used my 8M on both one and two concentrators and no problem. I have it running on the Challenge Day and multiple people use it and seem to not have any problems even though they use different...
Forum: Boro Room 2007-03-23, 12:53pm
Replies: 106
Views: 15,106
Posted By Peg Medill
Paula you are wrong!

Momka is the most honest, generous, loving, and caring business person around. I have been to her shop and she took me on a tour plus gave me a bunch of boro rods for free. She is always willing to...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2006-12-07, 4:47pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,419
Posted By Peg Medill
Pate knives

Awhile back I purchsed ones made up at Pier 1 and unscrewed the top to remove their glass so I could put my own glass on and I think they ran from 4 for $15.00 to the nicer ones which were 4 for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-10-05, 1:32pm
Replies: 45
Poll: Torch poll
Views: 5,048
Posted By Peg Medill
Several

Lynx on two concentrators, 8M on one concentrator, Hothead (may it rest in peace as it was my first torch and not used anymore but was great when I first started). Peg M
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-09-29, 10:52am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,789
Posted By Peg Medill
In a heart beat.

if I had the money I would buy Scott's tool in a minute. Scott showed us how to use one at one of my Bead Challenge Days and it is a great tool. If I remember right Kim Affleck has one for production...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-07-30, 9:24am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,058
Posted By Peg Medill
Revolving frit containers

I bought on sale two vertical revolving spice racks at Pier 1. They have clear glass body jars with screw off flip top lids. The flip lids of each jar has two ways to open.The first side of the lid...
Forum: Tutorials 2006-07-23, 10:12am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,118
Posted By Peg Medill
Another way that is easy.

I was shown to make a bead and heat it soupy. Then let the soupy glass droop down leaving just a small amount of glass for the shank on the mandrel. Push the soupy glass flat on your graphite paddle....
Forum: Boro Room 2006-07-09, 10:29am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By Peg Medill
Annealing

I uses mostly soft glass and 12" mandrels and work in the middle of the mandrels.
I have a split door in my kiln and keep one side with a perforated metal sheet standing up into which I place the...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2006-07-04, 9:25am
Replies: 38
Views: 14,796
Posted By Peg Medill
Wonderful, thank you.

How kind of you to post such a great tutorial. The steps are so easy to follow thanks to you. Peg M
Forum: Free Tutorials 2006-06-28, 9:52am
Replies: 69
Views: 27,983
Posted By Peg Medill
Great!

Been thinking about doing this for some time and now you have forced me into getting busy and see what I can come up with as I love to make tools.

Bet the small hole puntuated screen that I got...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2006-06-22, 8:35am
Replies: 69
Views: 27,983
Posted By Peg Medill
Great idea!

You clever person, now I will have to try it and maybe make another design or two, also. Thanks Peg M
Forum: Free Tutorials 2006-06-15, 9:50am
Replies: 78
Views: 26,088
Posted By Peg Medill
all over the place

If you go to the beautiful book"1000 Glass Beads" you can see many artists using them. Try pages 78,125,152,212, 296,319,346,347,353,359,367,372. Everyone uses the murrini slices and puts their own...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-06-11, 8:37am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By Peg Medill
Bubbles

I was told the reason I got tiny bubbles and in only one spot (the rest of the encasing was very clear) was that my base bead was not hot enough when I touched down. I liked the new clear otherwise...
Forum: Tutorials 2006-06-08, 9:41am
Replies: 37
Views: 9,979
Posted By Peg Medill
Have two rods given to me but have a question.

Before I try and use my two rods I would like to know what is so different or special about this glass as the pictures do not show probably what it really looks like in person. The beads are lovely,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-05-19, 9:46am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By Peg Medill
Hurrah! I was told originally the hour thing. It...

Hurrah! I was told originally the hour thing. It was always a bother. Now I can shut my concentrator off and return at any point, 2 seconds or more and not worry. Thanks. Peg M
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-05-18, 10:15am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Peg Medill
I just decorate my bead and when it is finished,...

I just decorate my bead and when it is finished, keeping the bead in the flame and roll my mandrel ( I work in the middle of a 12"mandrel) towards me and chase the defit around the bead and it is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-05-15, 9:33am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,900
Posted By Peg Medill
Combination

I have two doors side by side with a AS kiln. I open the kiln door on one side and place my rod and bead in and I leave the rods sticking out some so I can remove them without burning my hands when...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2006-04-27, 9:49am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,876
Posted By Peg Medill
Wa. (and Canadian) Beaders, Come Sat. to Challeng Day

If I have not found you I would like to invite you to the Challenge Day on saturday April 29th. We will have demos, place to show what you are making, see the new Challenges people will bring back,...
Forum: Tutorials 2006-03-30, 11:39am
Replies: 21
Views: 8,320
Posted By Peg Medill
Light bulb!

Was it you Pam that said to make your discs working toward each other and as they got close together join them with a band of glass every so often to keep them from letting the glass pull away and...
Forum: Boro Room 2006-03-24, 10:54am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,162
Posted By Peg Medill
Wow!

Am I blessed or am I blessed. Momka gave me two rods of the Purple Thunder. You may try the beautiful color out at my next Challenge Day if you haven't rushed to buy some from Momka already (which...
Forum: Boro Room 2006-03-21, 10:23am
Replies: 605
Views: 59,659
Posted By Peg Medill
New to Boro Will try it today.

Went to Momka's Glass Open house Sunday. What great glass she carries. Momka comes to my Challenge Days when I put them on and most of us use soft glass. I left her business with a bunch of wonderful...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2006-03-18, 10:29am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,151
Posted By Peg Medill
We will be there!

Cheryl H. and Peg M are headed to Momka's this moring and will be there around 11:00. Momka is such a great gal and comes to my Challenge Days and it is our turn to go to her shop. It will be fun and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-03-10, 10:35am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,250
Posted By Peg Medill
My enamelss still not used.

I bought mine several years ago and they are still in the same box the enamels came in as I am not sure I want to mess with them because of the safety issue. I do have the ventilation masks to use,...
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