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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-01-23, 12:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By Cindy2
Oh man this is the coolest tool ever! I saw him...

Oh man this is the coolest tool ever! I saw him demonstrate it at the GAS conference last year. He demo-ed it on a goblet and said he'd developed it specifically for that.

I bought the smaller...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-06-19, 7:03am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,716
Posted By Cindy2
Don't miss this class citizens of Denmark!...

Don't miss this class citizens of Denmark! :waving: I've taken a Beau class - he's a great teacher and you'll learn LOTS!
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2009-06-19, 7:01am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,616
Posted By Cindy2
Thanks, Beau - it was soooo much fun! You're a...

Thanks, Beau - it was soooo much fun! You're a terrific teacher!

Hello to Vanessa!

:-) Cindy
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-06-16, 5:38pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By Cindy2
Wow Jen! What a great deal! :-)

Wow Jen! What a great deal! :-)
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-06-14, 3:36am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By Cindy2
Artco Awesome

Just a shout out to Artco and Malcolm for awesome customer service at the GAS conference! Helpful and knowledgeable and friendly!

Thank you!
Cindy
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-22, 1:26pm
Replies: 150
Views: 18,165
Posted By Cindy2
Hi Reenie, Thanks for posting your...

Hi Reenie,

Thanks for posting your experiments. Different torches do different things. The Iris Dense Blue does the lovely shiny blue thing that I showed in my pix above on my torch. It seems to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-21, 10:13am
Replies: 150
Views: 18,165
Posted By Cindy2
It's Reichenbach Opaque Iris Dense Blue 104 COE. ...

It's Reichenbach Opaque Iris Dense Blue 104 COE. I love it and use in in my organic glass links. Reduces to a shiny blue very easily. LOVE IT!
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-13, 3:57am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Cindy2
Thanks for sharing! Looks like it was an amazing...

Thanks for sharing! Looks like it was an amazing trip. I'm drooling over all of the glass :-)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-09, 2:53am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By Cindy2
Just play with the pastels. Pick out a color...

Just play with the pastels. Pick out a color combination and work with only that during a session. Make simple round beads with dots and/or stringers. See what you get.

Stuck and can't figure out...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-09, 2:35am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By Cindy2
The very first oxycon I had way back when was a...

The very first oxycon I had way back when was a DeVilbiss. It was a real workhorse - kinda like the energizer bunny - it kept going and going and going. When I switched to the generator, it was still...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-10-08, 3:34pm
Replies: 363
Views: 65,792
Posted By Cindy2
The bane of my glass existence is Lauscha's...

The bane of my glass existence is Lauscha's Nuclear Brownie and Carmello! I've never gotten anything out of them but an ugly salmon peach/pink.

Nuclear brownie? Please blow it up!!

Ugly ugly...
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-02, 3:35pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
Hi Vega, No, not yet. First chance I get I'm...

Hi Vega,

No, not yet. First chance I get I'm running to the torch. I'll keep you posted.

Thanks for asking! :-)
Cindy
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-02, 3:33pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
LOL! This conversation is going to get an "R"...

LOL! This conversation is going to get an "R" rating pretty soon! LOL!
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-02, 3:31pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
thanks for the analogy, Eric. Makes it very clear...

thanks for the analogy, Eric. Makes it very clear what "haze" is.

Cindy
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-02, 3:30pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
Hi Nancy, Thanks for clarification on the...

Hi Nancy,

Thanks for clarification on the 1200 degree tip. I had noticed it didn't do anything for the turquesa but thought it was me - smile! I'm going to try encasing it - didn't realize it...
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-01, 10:39am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
Thanks! Karen, thanks for saying it's not...

Thanks!

Karen, thanks for saying it's not ugly, that was very nice of you.

Kalera and Karen thanks for the nice description of what "haze" is. I get it now!

Cindy
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-01, 10:18am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
Thanks for the suggestions! I have to really...

Thanks for the suggestions! I have to really admit ignorance - I don't understand what it means to burn off the haze - is that the cream color? I've read that in the other threads and I tried to do...
Forum: Boro Room 2008-10-01, 10:07am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By Cindy2
Dr. Boro Diagnose me! :-)

Hi all you boro experts!

I know I'm not the first soft glass user to post that she's having trouble getting good color out of boro. I've done a search, read the tips to work hot hot hot. I even...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-07-09, 6:16pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,336
Posted By Cindy2
Yep, let's see I burned myself... ...within...

Yep, let's see I burned myself...

...within the first 3 months of lampworking, 2nd degree on the chest (but I saved the bead!)

...the second year when I got too close to the flame

...the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-07-08, 3:14pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By Cindy2
It's not easy to make buttons on mandrels! :-) ...

It's not easy to make buttons on mandrels! :-) Try using a very thin rod, 4mm or maybe even a stringer and see if that helps with the thickness.

Good luck!
Cindy
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-07-07, 4:23am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,139
Posted By Cindy2
Buy some of the pre-made stringer in "stiff"...

Buy some of the pre-made stringer in "stiff" colors like orange. Make a large flat tab bead and turn your torch down (if you can) to a smaller flame. Melt the end of the stringer just enough to get...
Forum: Boro Room 2008-07-06, 2:23pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cindy2
HI, thanks you two! when I first started fusing,...

HI, thanks you two! when I first started fusing, I bought shade 5 welders for the fusing but couldn't see a dang thing! I took them back and got the 3's so I could see something in the studio.

But...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-07-04, 10:46am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By Cindy2
I'll switch it and see it works. Yesterday I...

I'll switch it and see it works. Yesterday I didn't try the midrange for the boro - just assumed the premix would be better but did the boro on the midrange this morning and it was perfect!
...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-07-04, 10:17am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By Cindy2
I received 2 tips with the torch - one is just a...

I received 2 tips with the torch - one is just a small single port opening; the second has several ports. I'm using the single port.

Cindy
Forum: Boro Room 2008-07-04, 5:24am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cindy2
Welding and Didydiums OK?

Just starting to play with colored boro - I think it's enough eye protection to use my didys and fuser/welding glasses (3) together? Yeah it'll get heavy but I want to protect my eyes.

Thoughts?...
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