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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-27, 12:33pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,298
Posted By Beckah
I sold my stained glass through Craigslist. ...

I sold my stained glass through Craigslist.

If you do cut your stained glass to use at the torch or slump in the kiln, make sure you clean off any glass cutter oils. Dishsoap and water works...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-10-18, 8:38am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By Beckah
Are you using a 5LPM oxycon with your MiniCC?...

Are you using a 5LPM oxycon with your MiniCC? Psyche needs the torch on the more fuel (more propane or NG=reducing) side. Since others are saying Fire Lotus is striking, then Fire Lotus needs the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-15, 9:28am
Replies: 62
Views: 8,718
Posted By Beckah
Minor -- learned on a it and took a couple of...

Minor -- learned on a it and took a couple of classes later that used them. I like it fine.

MiniCC -- my first torch. I used it with 1/4 PSI and 5 LPM oxycon and wasn't thrilled. Upgraded the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-23, 7:35am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,356
Posted By Beckah
I have cement backer board (the stuff tile is...

I have cement backer board (the stuff tile is affixed to and available at home improvement stores) as my tabletop. I did it as an inexpensive, temporary arrangement when I started a few years ago....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-17, 2:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By Beckah
When I get things together to try out some of the...

When I get things together to try out some of the techniques, I'll let you know and you can come up for a play date. Of course it'll have to be in a month or two since it's still way too hot to be in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-17, 9:05am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By Beckah
Book review: Coldworking Glass without Machines

This is written from a fuser's point-of-view but I think lots of the information would be interesting to lampworkers who like etching beads. The author, Paul Tarlow, spends lots of time talking about...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-13, 6:50am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,005
Posted By Beckah
I agree 100%. Used to have police officers...

I agree 100%.

Used to have police officers come in to talk with my elementary students particularly about inappropriate touching. Assault for arrest purposes is touching someone without their...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-10, 8:16am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,005
Posted By Beckah
Turned me off from lampwork classes for a few...

Turned me off from lampwork classes for a few years!

My best experience in a lampwork class is a local woman that I continue to highly recommend for her beginner's class. The class was three...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-07-19, 7:45am
Replies: 39
Views: 9,355
Posted By Beckah
The Regalia has two filters. There's the visible...

The Regalia has two filters. There's the visible one on the top and there's one on the inside. When I took my Regalia to the Service Center, they didn't give me an exact number of hours but they did...
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-07-14, 8:59am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Beckah
Thanks. I'll take a look at it.

Thanks. I'll take a look at it.
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-07-14, 8:58am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Beckah
The people ID feature is on the recently upgraded...

The people ID feature is on the recently upgraded Picasa on my desktop. I rarely put photos online but occasionally I've used their online service. I had to use my rarely used gmail address to access...
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-07-14, 8:49am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Beckah
I was thinking specifically about on my home...

I was thinking specifically about on my home computer. But I've been using Picasa's online, so I probably need both. I'll look into Bridge. Thanks!
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-07-13, 6:31am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Beckah
Recommendations for photo organizing software?

I've been using Picasa. But I don't like the recent upgrade where it IDs people and I don't like that it's going to be integrated with their new social networking.

Anyone have any alternatives to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-07-12, 9:39am
Replies: 33
Views: 6,438
Posted By Beckah
Sarah's tutorials are incredibly well written and...

Sarah's tutorials are incredibly well written and photo'd with tons of great information. I refer back to them all the time and learn something new each time. Think Pink is a great one to start with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-07-05, 6:33am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By Beckah
If you want to make straight cuts, a tile saw or...

If you want to make straight cuts, a tile saw or a trim saw such as this http://www.kilnfrog.com/osb/itemdetails.cfm/ID/328 will do the job. If you want to cut shapes, then a ring saw is better.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-06-29, 1:13pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Beckah
1. Square or rectangular will offer the maximum...

1. Square or rectangular will offer the maximum amount of fusing space.
2. Elements in the top is better than side elements. Top elements give a more even heating for glass. I like top loading...
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-06-23, 8:28am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By Beckah
I hear WalMart has started to print poster sized...

I hear WalMart has started to print poster sized prints at several locations. Also Snapfish will print poster sized.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-06-19, 11:05am
Replies: 39
Views: 9,355
Posted By Beckah
Here's the Chart Sequal Customer Service contact...

Here's the Chart Sequal Customer Service contact page for anyone who is interested:

http://www.sequal.com/customerservice.php

I filled in a form one weekday morning and they called me back in a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-06-19, 7:30am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Beckah
Kevan's tutorial is excellent. It is geared to...

Kevan's tutorial is excellent. It is geared to Photoshop but just the overall theory helped me tremendously.

Also check out LE's Darkroom section and look for the Levels Tutorial. Once again it's...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-06-19, 7:22am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,662
Posted By Beckah
Wow! Thanks for the list. When I bought out a...

Wow! Thanks for the list. When I bought out a studio a couple of years ago, I got a bunch of unlabelled BE. I think most of it is Special rather than Production colors but maybe with the list, I can...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-06-18, 8:00am
Replies: 39
Views: 9,355
Posted By Beckah
Kimberly @ Pyronamix may be re-stocked. PM her...

Kimberly @ Pyronamix may be re-stocked. PM her through LE under KBinkster to check.

You could also try contacting Chart Sequal's customer service. Hmm... at the moment I'm not finding my notes on...
Forum: The Dark Room 2011-06-14, 8:51am
Replies: 29
Views: 9,872
Posted By Beckah
After just completing a large photo project, I'm...

After just completing a large photo project, I'm in the get it printed somewhere else crowd. My personal preference is Snapfish for low cost and fast turnaround.

With that said, I've had two 4x6...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-05-13, 8:13am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,644
Posted By Beckah
First look at your fuel and oxygen. If you're...

First look at your fuel and oxygen. If you're using tanks (including BarBQ) for your fuel, then you can dial in the best possible fuel for the torch. Household natural gas is usually at 1/4 PSI,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-04-22, 8:17am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By Beckah
Fantastic tutorial!

Fantastic tutorial!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-03-23, 8:56am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,969
Posted By Beckah
Lots of good instructional videos on YouTube as...

Lots of good instructional videos on YouTube as well. I usually learn better from books than video but with lampworking, seeing the glass flow is a critical step in the learning process.

If you're...
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