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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-12, 4:48am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,389
Posted By Kym
I set mine up on a scientific glassware holder...

I set mine up on a scientific glassware holder and put it in the same position that I would hold it in the flame, I could lay glass down for a footprint one handed and just move it in and out a bit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-12-05, 4:59am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,051
Posted By Kym
Consider using larger Mandrel and thin tubing to...

Consider using larger Mandrel and thin tubing to bring the hole down to a smaller size?
I bend a lot of my 1/16s but not many 3/32s.

Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-01, 6:03am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By Kym
I had a nice chunk of very lime adventurine that...

I had a nice chunk of very lime adventurine that I didn't ever have any problems with when using with 104 but most times it likes to break in the stringer. Otherwise I can't say it ever seems to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-18, 3:54am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Kym
That sounds like a good idea. I am search...

That sounds like a good idea. I am search impaired so any help is a great thing.
Forum: Studio 2012-05-21, 3:38am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,607
Posted By Kym
I think tile would be great or some other smooth...

I think tile would be great or some other smooth surface, I am thinking of the ease of sweeping up the glassy shards and bits and pieces that pop off. Hot glass wouldn't bother it either. I wouldn't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-13, 12:34am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,478
Posted By Kym
Hi Sue, it's actually a tool that is used in...

Hi Sue, it's actually a tool that is used in embossing card. Good to see it has multiple uses, card embosser, nail art, lamp working.

Cheers Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-19, 2:36pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,021
Posted By Kym
I have never used the opalinos. Never even...

I have never used the opalinos. Never even considered them, probably because of the opalino reputation. I should get some one day.

Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-18, 3:22pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,021
Posted By Kym
I think the original is not cored with white. A...

I think the original is not cored with white. A followup or later batch did come with core. I have some of the original batch and I love it too. I always think of it as a warmer yellow than the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-18, 3:11pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,134
Posted By Kym
What about silicon stretch bands? I notice some...

What about silicon stretch bands? I notice some around the hair sections of the supermarket and wondered if they would break down like the rubber bands do?

Kym
Forum: Boro Room 2011-11-17, 10:31pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By Kym
Consider a magnifying lamp. That's what I use and...

Consider a magnifying lamp. That's what I use and I leave my script glasses off and didys on.

Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-09, 12:09pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By Kym
It is more like an oil slick result than a...

It is more like an oil slick result than a straight silver.
Forum: Boro Room 2011-10-01, 3:29am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,661
Posted By Kym
To view links or images in this forum your post...

To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

This was an interesting diversion into the question 'Is Glass a liquid or a solid' and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-31, 11:37pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,913
Posted By Kym
Usually 10 days give or take. I have never had...

Usually 10 days give or take. I have never had anything held in customs so I am not sure about that. I just had a parcel arrive from the US (art supplies) and it took 8 days. On the other hand some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-30, 1:00am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,064
Posted By Kym
I have had a lynx (couldn't get a big enough...

I have had a lynx (couldn't get a big enough oxycon for it) but on tanked it was wonderful.
A Betta which is as good as a cricket on the same fuel.
A minor, a workhorse, reliable and just keeps...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-18, 12:34am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,731
Posted By Kym
There is a transp. red in the Devardi range which...

There is a transp. red in the Devardi range which I found to be a pretty red and reliable.
Forum: Tutorials 2011-07-18, 12:25am
Replies: 44
Views: 9,662
Posted By Kym
I am pretty sure Kim Neely did a similar...

I am pretty sure Kim Neely did a similar technique on one of her sets. Encased ribbon stringer.

Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-06-21, 4:00pm
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Kym
Excellent..I have one of the older style ones but...

Excellent..I have one of the older style ones but I think the new one is fabulous and looks way much more ergonomic.

Kym
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-05-28, 7:30am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,879
Posted By Kym
green papaya (pawpaw) ointment. Good for lots of...

green papaya (pawpaw) ointment. Good for lots of things. No added sulfates. I use the skin moisturiser and face cream everyday. My hands are wonderful now compared to a couple of weeks ago when I had...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-03-07, 1:10am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,675
Posted By Kym
Uh ha..... All that, now substitute postages to...

Uh ha.....
All that, now substitute postages to and from Australia.

Been there, read the book, know the feeling.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-27, 3:48am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Kym
Doesn't that tick you Off? I mean unlike an odd...

Doesn't that tick you Off? I mean unlike an odd lot, 254 is/has been a standard color for a long time. It in no way serves their customers to replace it with a clearly substandard replacement when...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-24, 11:58pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kym
That's my thought too. Just because some effetre...

That's my thought too. Just because some effetre and vetrofond is shocky, doesnt mean you can't use it if you warm it up first
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-21, 11:54pm
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Kym
I used catheter tubing from unused jugular...

I used catheter tubing from unused jugular catheters at work. Its a great size for 1/16 mandrel holes. You could ask a vet maybe if he has any to sell you. A medical supply place may be able to sell...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-11, 5:15pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,059
Posted By Kym
yeah, Holly, I think the same is true for me. I...

yeah, Holly, I think the same is true for me. I spent most of the first year just %$^&ing around with the glass. I am not a patient person so the idea of making 20 round beads would have me going...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-02-04, 2:00pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,833
Posted By Kym
I think they are all quiet compared to a HH. Its...

I think they are all quiet compared to a HH. Its the ventilation and oxy supply that may make some noise. I have a cricket, a minor and a Betta and can't tell the difference in noise between any of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-21, 5:19pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,873
Posted By Kym
I feel like I have been waiting forever to get...

I feel like I have been waiting forever to get enough money together to buy a mid sized deluxe. The petite is good, but a deluxe sized up would handle pretty much anything I could throw at it.
Kym
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