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Forum: Presses 2018-07-08, 9:48am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,704
Posted By KJohn
It is! It's still one of my personal faves all...

It is! It's still one of my personal faves all these years later!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-05, 3:52am
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By KJohn
yes I would try some adjustments first. If i...

yes I would try some adjustments first. If i recall, that is a pretty powerful unit. Nothing worse than spending time fiddling with the equipment. LOL

I hope you get to melting soon :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-04, 11:27am
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By KJohn
There are some threads on here about that. I've...

There are some threads on here about that. I've sort of dabbled, not really switched. I can tell you that clear is your best friend. And a good bead release. And that 1/16's are VERY tricky to use...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-07-01, 9:20pm
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By KJohn
I use a kiln and stick a few rods in partways. I...

I use a kiln and stick a few rods in partways. I dislike the residue I get on the ends but for me it is much safer than one of those heaters. I had one for about five minutes and they get scorching...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2018-06-21, 6:52pm
Replies: 12
Views: 10,061
Posted By KJohn
Hey Cinnamon, sorry about the bad news you...

Hey Cinnamon, sorry about the bad news
you could also check out FB, there are some destash groups for lampworking, sales go really well there. You might get more if you piece it out but I don't know...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-17, 9:54am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By KJohn
thank you so much, Susan :love: I just...

thank you so much, Susan :love:

I just finished 10 hours of torching last night and still not caught up on my customs. Can we say 'overcommitted' ? LOL Maybe next week......Post some more pretties!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-17, 9:52am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By KJohn
I have exactly this problem also! I have many...

I have exactly this problem also! I have many beads that I cannot get off the mandrel either.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-15, 3:07pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By KJohn
Susan, i would love it. I whacked one of my...

Susan, i would love it. I whacked one of my oxycons out of commission. I still need to figure out how to take it apart and take a pic for the repair guy, it might be something I can do myself. So I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-15, 2:54pm
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By KJohn
I have some Pixie stix, or Hotstix, I forget what...

I have some Pixie stix, or Hotstix, I forget what they are called. They have the best dichro combos, but they are thick enough that the sides always ALWAYS haze up. I hate to use them for anything...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-14, 5:50pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By KJohn
Susan, those are beatiful pairs! Love that...

Susan, those are beatiful pairs! Love that delicious pink.
Rebecca, love the texture of those wings. The blue beads are gorgeous

Edit: I didn't mean to leave out Dave's tiny elephant and other...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-14, 5:48pm
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By KJohn
I think Elke pointed out that reduction makes the...

I think Elke pointed out that reduction makes the blue, so just strike the Clio to have pinks. I will try that as well. I love that rich color, even your "mistake" is gorgeous Elke. Petra, you still...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-13, 4:30pm
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By KJohn
gorgeous! So Elke, are you saying it kiln...

gorgeous!

So Elke, are you saying it kiln strikes, and we should not expect much color before that?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-12, 9:06pm
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By KJohn
I was surprised too, I didn't think I had that...

I was surprised too, I didn't think I had that much trouble getting color the last time I used it. But it really looked like murky amber. **sigh** I think Kalypso spoiled me. I will need to play with...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-11, 10:08pm
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By KJohn
hehe funny i'm giving advice, I just tried some...

hehe funny i'm giving advice, I just tried some clio beads last night and they suck. Stayed sort of amber. I didn't use a base for them, I guess my fault. yuck.

Petra, have you tried again yet?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-10, 6:56pm
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By KJohn
if it has been a while since you used silver...

if it has been a while since you used silver glass, (or made beads) you may find you need to work out the timing again. I did set aside my silver glass for a while, and had to get the hang of it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-07, 6:07pm
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By KJohn
yes the opalinos and alibasters (sp?) burn...

yes the opalinos and alibasters (sp?) burn easily. That is burnt glass, too hot, too long or too close to the torch head.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-06-04, 6:48pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,924
Posted By KJohn
Susan, I didn''t know you could use foil with...

Susan, I didn''t know you could use foil with boro. Those look like fossil eggs, if they were pink LOL Very cool
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-01, 6:30pm
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By KJohn
check for kinks in your hose, especially near the...

check for kinks in your hose, especially near the machine and at the torch. this can block the flow
also what psi is your propane set at? And your oxycon should not be at full setting to maintain...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-25, 5:27am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By KJohn
thanks so much Elke! And Della, I meant to be...

thanks so much Elke!
And Della, I meant to be supportive. In case it wasn't clear, if no one knows if it is a "taught" technique or a more common one, they will be more careful about answering. No...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-24, 6:03pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By KJohn
Elke, even if that is not what the OP is looking...

Elke, even if that is not what the OP is looking for, I would love some tips on that technique. I've wondered about fine lines in beads, I can't seem to do the twisties right...I thought perhaps it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-24, 5:56pm
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By KJohn
I'm surprised no one mentioned Facebook. Many of...

I'm surprised no one mentioned Facebook. Many of us migrated over there, and there are quite lively discussions and lots of postings. Please check it out. Here is a good start...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-11, 4:51pm
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By KJohn
Mauvelous, I believe it is called, sort of mauve...

Mauvelous, I believe it is called, sort of mauve but light. it is a Vetrofond odd, Frantz carries it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-08, 8:12pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By KJohn
here, looks like you are heating it a lot and...

here, looks like you are heating it a lot and then reducing, that is supposed to produce streaks.
http://dragonjools.blogspot.com/2017/01/double-helix-melia.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-08, 7:26pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By KJohn
that might be right. Their sample for surface...

that might be right. Their sample for surface shows that aged bronze look, I think you have to reduce it a few times and hold your tongue right. Raised might go metallic? With encasing you should get...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-08, 4:39pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By KJohn
Hi Jilly, you are not saying what results you are...

Hi Jilly, you are not saying what results you are getting?
I use it mostly for a reducing blue glass. I can't find any pics right now but I know i went through a whole rod recently. I reduced...
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