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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-22, 11:35pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
Coming here is fine of course! there are also FB...

Coming here is fine of course! there are also FB groups, Lampwork Tips & techniques and then.....lampwork challenges, and silver glass group, and then I'm not sure LOL
Looking stuff up was always...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-21, 2:16pm
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By KJohn
that's gorgeous, I need to do more with silver...

that's gorgeous, I need to do more with silver foil for sure
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-21, 1:44pm
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By KJohn
Let the passion carry you! As for implosions,...

Let the passion carry you!
As for implosions, might have to change the way you punty? I would say one thing at a time, see how well the designs work first, then work on shape. Bails are always a...
Forum: Safety 2021-02-20, 12:37pm
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By KJohn
have you tried the incense test? if it's pulling...

have you tried the incense test? if it's pulling the smoke away from your workbench, it is pulling the fumes. So it might be a matter of where those expelled fumes are going. Eileen might be correct...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-20, 12:29pm
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By KJohn
here it is, it is using brass shavings, but very...

here it is, it is using brass shavings, but very thin wire ought to be very similar

Brass frit tutorial
http://lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=139952&highlight=brass+frit

Brass frit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-20, 12:26pm
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By KJohn
I tried a few things, no luck yet either. I...

I tried a few things, no luck yet either. I wanted to go look for a thinner gauge brass or copper wire, like the kind used for weaving. So 36 maybe? I've got some somewhere.
There was a thread or...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2021-02-09, 3:31pm
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By KJohn
that looks so interesting!

that looks so interesting!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-03, 8:44pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
thanks so much for sharing! I didn't think of the...

thanks so much for sharing! I didn't think of the archives but of course that makes sense. I thought that was a waterfall and I see it was. It looks terrific!! and the Scream!!!! wonderful. I can see...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-03, 2:20pm
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By KJohn
yes they might be out. Order direct from Double...

yes they might be out. Order direct from Double helix if you want to pick up a few things especially, like their awesome clear. You can get almost everything as seconds which works out a lot cheaper,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-02-03, 2:15pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
I'm working on a tiny backup kiln right now while...

I'm working on a tiny backup kiln right now while I wait for parts for the big one. So I sort of feel like that too right now. LOL

Well, your head is waaaay ahead of your hands.....try taking it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-27, 7:18pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
Junie Moon, I'm looking at your avatar pic but I...

Junie Moon, I'm looking at your avatar pic but I can't see it that well, do you have more pics of that and your work? I'm curious now
Yes it takes a little time to work your way back up to full...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-25, 9:05pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
Diana, sorry for your loss. I'm happy your move...

Diana, sorry for your loss. I'm happy your move worked out :love: I hope you get started again too!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-20, 3:20pm
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By KJohn
you're welcome. Sorry I didn't have time to check...

you're welcome. Sorry I didn't have time to check myself.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-20, 12:23pm
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By KJohn
try Arrow Springs

try Arrow Springs
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-19, 8:11pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
Sounds good! I want peter tweezers too, they have...

Sounds good! I want peter tweezers too, they have something similar at Devardi for a really good price. I like them for the tools although you will get a lot of folks talking about their glass in a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-19, 2:22pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,401
Posted By KJohn
welcome back & good luck! Dusting is good....

welcome back & good luck!
Dusting is good. Check hoses, etc.
Good clean of all the stringers and twisties, you won't miss them I promise!
good chair, get spares for the kiln.
Check the oxycon, it...
Forum: Boro Room 2021-01-18, 8:15pm
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By KJohn
thanks so much for sharing!

thanks so much for sharing!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-09, 12:49pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
pretty inspirations! Love to see what you do.

pretty inspirations! Love to see what you do.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-09, 12:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By KJohn
thanks for the update, sounds like stringers...

thanks for the update, sounds like stringers would work better for you. Would love to see!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-07, 3:05pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
that's so beautiful! using a twistie for 104...

that's so beautiful! using a twistie for 104 sounds easier. I just love the movement of those.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-06, 11:36am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
oh might be it! Yes there's a tutorial somewhere...

oh might be it! Yes there's a tutorial somewhere here, wave bead. Might have been mentioned in an earlier comment by Roberta?
http://lampworketc.com/forums/showth...highlight=wavy

Works well in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-05, 1:34pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
Krista, I have not tried it nor have I seen a...

Krista, I have not tried it nor have I seen a tutorial on that. I would suggest encasing first. I don't think it turns out sharp, but of course don't pull it too far. I think that's the point where...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-04, 5:15pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
me too Kay! I tried it before but that was yonks...

me too Kay! I tried it before but that was yonks ago, perhaps I'm older and wiser now? Well maybe soon.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-04, 3:53pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
or something like Hayley's beads? These don't...

or something like Hayley's beads?
These don't have a tutorial as far as I know, it is done with a ribbed roller and encasing, raking the silver glass ridges to create a ripple
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2021-01-04, 3:33pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By KJohn
ok I think you are talking about beads like...

ok I think you are talking about beads like Anouks?
She has done a tutorial, here is an example, and a thread where it is discussed. She is calling them armadillo beads. It looks like the tutorial...
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