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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-12-22, 7:50pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,751
Posted By thatsmithlady
Heres one! ...

Heres one!
http://www.contenti.com/products/hammers/260-241.html
2 different sizes to choose from...they have decent prices and good quality.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-12-03, 8:45am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By thatsmithlady
I'm curious to know what happens too.

I'm curious to know what happens too.
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2010-12-02, 10:11am
Replies: 49
Views: 29,368
Posted By thatsmithlady
wickedglass your repile eyes are amazing! Love...

wickedglass your repile eyes are amazing! Love the octopus eye too. Spectacular and thanks for sharing
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-10-22, 8:27pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By thatsmithlady
Is this the one you were thinking of? ...

Is this the one you were thinking of?
http://www.fireladyproductions.com/Site/Movies/Entries/2010/8/27_Making_Glass_Eyes_in_True_Lauscha_Style%2C_featuring_Walter_Hellbach.html

They are Lauscha...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-10-22, 8:12pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,330
Posted By thatsmithlady
Oops it looks like this is a dead link...I'd love...

Oops it looks like this is a dead link...I'd love to see this? Any chance of fixin' it?
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-10-22, 7:52pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By thatsmithlady
Start with the propane tank then work back to the...

Start with the propane tank then work back to the torch...don't leave this one. Another idea is to check your torch. Have a look at this site for some ideas
...
Forum: Studio 2009-09-25, 10:33pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,859
Posted By thatsmithlady
Creation Station saved my arms...Well worth the...

Creation Station saved my arms...Well worth the investment
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-18, 6:09am
Replies: 144
Views: 30,643
Posted By thatsmithlady
I see the "Sky"

I bet Terri used the Gin bottle for those beads?

Regarding an earlier post...I have used the "blue bottle" vodka for beads and annealed them with the same schedule as I use for COE 104...perfect...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2009-09-07, 11:11am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,681
Posted By thatsmithlady
Thanks for sending the bracelet instructions....

Thanks for sending the bracelet instructions. Your sharing is appreciated.
Forum: Calls for Entries, etc. 2009-09-05, 6:48am
Replies: 12
Views: 7,557
Posted By thatsmithlady
Love the duel use with the grooves on one side....

Love the duel use with the grooves on one side. Well thought out.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2009-09-01, 12:40pm
Replies: 260
Views: 146,406
Posted By thatsmithlady
Keep coming back here to remind myself to make...

Keep coming back here to remind myself to make these dragon beads...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-08-31, 3:13pm
Replies: 121
Views: 16,642
Posted By thatsmithlady
Just visited your Etsy and ordered the tut. I'm...

Just visited your Etsy and ordered the tut. I'm looking forward to reading it and having a torching session tonight! Tonight I'll be the one that doesn't get much sleep. Glad your Doc appointment...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-08-30, 9:17pm
Replies: 121
Views: 16,642
Posted By thatsmithlady
Tomorrow, tomorrow...I'll love it tomorrow..Its...

Tomorrow, tomorrow...I'll love it tomorrow..Its only three hours away

(Forgive the allusions to Annie's song...you know it "The sun'll come out...Tomorrow ...So ya gotta hang on ...'Til tomorrow...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-27, 5:27pm
Replies: 148
Views: 31,875
Posted By thatsmithlady
"popoffs" into the face or down the shirt...many...

"popoffs" into the face or down the shirt...many of which have left interesting scars, or (duh) picking up the wrong end of a rod and frying fingers, but the worst was totally my own fault and I'll...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-13, 5:20pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,907
Posted By thatsmithlady
Soak'em in the kiln

This has happened to me, so now when I cut a new batch of mandrels (I buy them from the welder's supply store) I pop them in the kiln and soak for a while. Before this, I tried running them through...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-08-13, 3:22pm
Replies: 121
Views: 16,642
Posted By thatsmithlady
When...soon?

When...soon?
Forum: Studio 2009-08-13, 12:03pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,608
Posted By thatsmithlady
Love the new paint colour on the house. I had a...

Love the new paint colour on the house. I had a 72 VW van for years and still miss it. May your newly planted roots run deep!
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2009-08-13, 11:57am
Replies: 67
Views: 23,766
Posted By thatsmithlady
Outstanding ornaments in a terrific tutorial

The tutorial is thoughtful in its approach-both visually and written instructions are logically laid out & are explicit in instruction. I am very much looking forward to reading the tutorial more...
Forum: Studio 2009-08-10, 7:04am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By thatsmithlady
You can use the pickle over and over, until the...

You can use the pickle over and over, until the solution turns a greenish colour. I use a brand called "Sparex No 2"
(there is more info at this link:http://www.kengem.com/item685.htm) When I'm not...
Forum: Studio 2009-08-09, 11:17am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By thatsmithlady
My escape from the world

My hubby and I built this almost 20 years ago now. It is mainly (70%) salvaged material from a movie set. The east wall has the annealing kiln, 2 crock pots are used for holding beads and silversmith...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-09, 9:51am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,309
Posted By thatsmithlady
My vote is definitely for the metal pens...they...

My vote is definitely for the metal pens...they feel SO much better in your hand, and in my books that first impression counts. They are only that little bit more than the plastic ones, and as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-08, 7:37pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,563
Posted By thatsmithlady
To dril or not to drill?

I have a creation station and have drilled through my sheet metal into the desk below. I had a short hesitation before drilling into my desk, but got over it. I am thrilled with the results. The...
Forum: The Dark Room 2009-08-08, 9:52am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,503
Posted By thatsmithlady
Too funny, I can only imagine what mine would be...

Too funny, I can only imagine what mine would be like if I let the cats into my studio...I would look like I was photographing furry jewelry. Your set up is most excellent. Would it work with black...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-07, 10:34am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,724
Posted By thatsmithlady
What I now know...Sometimes it is alright to walk away

This is my biggest change since starting at the torch. I now realize that sometimes the glass can "win" and that it is alright to walk away if nothing is going right, for whatever reason. One the...
Forum: Studio 2009-08-07, 8:19am
Replies: 39
Views: 6,608
Posted By thatsmithlady
"but I wanna see the volkswagen " well, it is not...

"but I wanna see the volkswagen " well, it is not a volkswagen but it is a bus. Have a look at this sweet set up that shortglassbus has on Youtube. ...
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