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Forum: Boro Room 2015-11-14, 7:08am
Replies: 64
Views: 11,005
Posted By Talonst
A couple fairly recent pieces. 314627 314626...

A couple fairly recent pieces.

314627 314626

314625 314624
Forum: Safety 2015-08-27, 10:55am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,486
Posted By Talonst
Contradictory statements aren't they? Active...

Contradictory statements aren't they?

Active ventilation is MANDATORY while working with a torch. Combustion products rise in the air, propane will collect on the floor. To have a safe atmosphere...
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-08-17, 4:08am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By Talonst
As examples: a Glass Hive Short Guy...

As examples: a Glass Hive Short Guy (http://www.theglasshive.com/BEADANNEALERS.html) takes 8 amps at 110 Volts. A Regalia 10 LPM oxycon...
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-08-16, 3:14pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By Talonst
You'll need to be compliant with DOT regulations...

You'll need to be compliant with DOT regulations for the transport of hazardous gases. That's likely to mean tanks would need to stored in an upright position in a welded steel cage fixed to the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-07-30, 6:23pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,769
Posted By Talonst
In order for there to be seal between the...

In order for there to be seal between the regulator and the tank the face of the regulator connection stem on the oxygen tank (the threaded part that goes into the regulator nut) and the inside face...
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-05-21, 5:10am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,484
Posted By Talonst
There are certainly lots of variables to...

There are certainly lots of variables to consider.

Turns out that in practice oxy consumption is more a function of what you make and how efficient you are at making it vs. the efficiency of the...
Forum: Studio 2015-05-18, 9:21am
Replies: 16
Views: 5,282
Posted By Talonst
A hood is better than a funnel - just my opinion....

A hood is better than a funnel - just my opinion.

With a funnel system the fumes have to be pulled in. With inline fans the amount of suction drops off dramatically as you move away from the...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-01, 9:29am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,269
Posted By Talonst
James Kervin, More than you ever wanted to know...

James Kervin, More than you ever wanted to know about Glass Beadmaking, pgs.111-126

Loren Stump would be the best teacher. Sally Prasch also teaches murrini making in her soft glass classes.
...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-04-24, 9:45am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,537
Posted By Talonst
http://www.abrimagery.com/store/product_info.php/b...

http://www.abrimagery.com/store/product_info.php/boro-basics-vol-brent-graber-p-63074

or

http://www.artcoinc.com/brent_graber-dvd.php
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2015-03-16, 12:52pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,750
Posted By Talonst
My guess would be that they're not going to pull...

My guess would be that they're not going to pull the glass until they have confirmation that they're going to be paid - which generates one set of paperwork.

Once the glass is pulled, cut,...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2015-01-15, 9:00am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By Talonst
Glasscraft Webinars, Salem Community College...

Glasscraft Webinars, Salem Community College International Flameworking Conference Videos, Corning Studio Class Videos
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-09-12, 6:47pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By Talonst
Every time the glass is touched by a tool or by...

Every time the glass is touched by a tool or by graphite it needs to be reheated gently and evenly.

Stress is formed from uneven heating. A sharp flame on a small spot will do it.

Allowing the...
Forum: Tutorials 2014-07-17, 10:52am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,106
Posted By Talonst
You can also leave the dots raised and follow...

You can also leave the dots raised and follow those same steps and you'll end up with a more sculptural or textured look
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-23, 4:53pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By Talonst
Can't say how those beads were made, but one way...

Can't say how those beads were made, but one way they can be made is with a brass mandrel. This Akihiro Ohkama video shows how http://www.artcoinc.com/jls_dvd.php

There were also a couple articles...
Forum: Tutorials 2014-05-16, 3:37pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,076
Posted By Talonst
If you have access to the full version of Adobe...

If you have access to the full version of Adobe Acrobat (not the reader) or know someone who does open the file and then choose the File Menu>Save as Other> Reduced Size PDF and that will make the...
Forum: Safety 2014-05-03, 9:25am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,113
Posted By Talonst
Just to elaborate on this ^^^^^ Any time you...

Just to elaborate on this ^^^^^

Any time you are exhausting large volumes of air, as with a lampworking exhaust setup, you need to provide an adequate fresh air supply. So for a 600-800 CFM fan...
Forum: Safety 2014-05-02, 8:53am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,189
Posted By Talonst
Scroll down to the bottom of the link to see a...

Scroll down to the bottom of the link to see a portable ventilation setup.

http://www.andreaguarino.com/VENTILATION.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-04-21, 9:22am
Replies: 120
Views: 26,313
Posted By Talonst
How about calling the police and charging him...

How about calling the police and charging him with fraud - that might light a fire!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-04-07, 7:53am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,719
Posted By Talonst
You may be holding your mandrel at an angle even...

You may be holding your mandrel at an angle even though you think you're holding it straight. Try placing a small mirror somewhere on one side or another so you can see your hand from a different...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-15, 9:00am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By Talonst
http://www.theglasshive.com/kilninst.html

http://www.theglasshive.com/kilninst.html
Forum: Boro Room 2014-03-14, 11:26am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,723
Posted By Talonst
COE - Coefficient of Expansion. Glasses can be...

COE - Coefficient of Expansion. Glasses can be with 2 or 3 points COE and usually be compatible, but as Sue says 90 and 96 aren't compatible with boro.

EDIT: Get yourself a copy of Contemporary...
Forum: Safety 2014-02-23, 4:07pm
Replies: 46
Views: 11,737
Posted By Talonst
^^^^ Nice Hood! Is that something that you...

^^^^ Nice Hood!

Is that something that you fabricated or were you able to find that through a supplier!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2014-02-19, 5:38pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By Talonst
Is that COE 90 glass that you're using?

Is that COE 90 glass that you're using?
Forum: Free Tutorials 2014-02-19, 5:35pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By Talonst
Thanks for the video hyperT!

Thanks for the video hyperT!
Forum: Safety 2014-02-17, 11:34am
Replies: 46
Views: 11,737
Posted By Talonst
I've found a smoke test to be a poor indicator of...

I've found a smoke test to be a poor indicator of the quality of the ventilation because smoke from say a burning piece of paper or incense is very lazy, any amount of air flow will capture it and...
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