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Forum: Studio 2017-07-25, 8:03am
Replies: 33
Views: 11,392
Posted By DarleenMB
Erik, love the glass storage. If you get some...

Erik, love the glass storage. If you get some free time could you post some closeups?

Right now I have my glass in a plywood monstrosity that was originally built to hold one sq foot pieces of...
Forum: Tutorials 2017-07-17, 7:47pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,258
Posted By DarleenMB
Eileen you're welcome. Glad you found it useful....

Eileen you're welcome. Glad you found it useful. I keep my little display right next to my torch. Comes in handy when I'm stuck for an idea.
Forum: Tutorials 2017-07-17, 3:14pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,258
Posted By DarleenMB
Kind of a waste of mandrels. JMO. What I have...

Kind of a waste of mandrels. JMO. What I have done, from when I was taking classes every year, is to take an old mandrel, slide all the beads on it that would fit and stand it up in block of wood...
Forum: Tutorials 2017-07-17, 3:03pm
Replies: 68
Views: 19,364
Posted By DarleenMB
OK clueless in Wyoming here. Can someone please...

OK clueless in Wyoming here. Can someone please PM me and lmk who this person is?

And to add to the convo, when I first started making beads way back when I couldn't stop thinking of "new" design...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-19, 4:37pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By DarleenMB
Huh. I'da just dipped it as far as I could then...

Huh. I'da just dipped it as far as I could then used my fingers to wipe off the excess on the opposite end. But I'm lazy that way. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-19, 4:36pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,986
Posted By DarleenMB
I'm sitting here with my lower lip out and...

I'm sitting here with my lower lip out and pouting because I MISSED IT ... it was on my calendar and everything. Next time I'ma sitting on the website and refreshing the page until it starts.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2017-05-27, 1:14pm
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By DarleenMB
pictures please.

pictures please.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-04-22, 3:57pm
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By DarleenMB
I'm real late to this party but I pickled every...

I'm real late to this party but I pickled every one of my rods a couple of years ago as per Pat F's instructions. Yes. ALL of them. It took several days but it was well worth it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-23, 11:12am
Replies: 643
Views: 309,408
Posted By DarleenMB
ONly if you're running Parallels or Windows via...

ONly if you're running Parallels or Windows via bootcamp.
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2012-03-21, 5:15pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,319
Posted By DarleenMB
This is a GREAT ezine and I would encourage...

This is a GREAT ezine and I would encourage anyone to get a subscription. Full of eye candy and great ideas and tutorials. Best money I've spent in a long time.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-12, 8:38am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By DarleenMB
Again, I'm not the OP. I was just detailing how...

Again, I'm not the OP. I was just detailing how I was cleaning my glass. I prefer to dunk it into the baking soda bath just because. Everything I have cleaned sparkles like diamonds in sunlight. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-10, 3:57pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By DarleenMB
That's good to know, Sue. Thanks for the tip!

That's good to know, Sue. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-10, 3:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By DarleenMB
I wasn't the OP. I make VERY sure to RINSE RINSE...

I wasn't the OP. I make VERY sure to RINSE RINSE RINSE and then I wipe them with a nice towel. Since I haven't tried to make any beads yet (I'm only like HALFWAY through my stash ... WHY DO I HAVE...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-10, 1:44pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By DarleenMB
I haven't used mine yet but ... I used a heaping...

I haven't used mine yet but ... I used a heaping TBS of pickle in about a gallon of water. When I pull the rods out I dunk them in a tub of water with a scoop of baking soda added to neutralize the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-22, 9:19pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By DarleenMB
Go here: ...

Go here: http://riograndeblog.com/2011/09/what-silver-filled/

to find out what silver filled is ... it IS different (better) than silver PLATE.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-22, 8:46am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By DarleenMB
Try fire mountain gems.

Try fire mountain gems.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-21, 1:53pm
Replies: 643
Views: 309,408
Posted By DarleenMB
Deb, thank you so much for the link. After 3...

Deb, thank you so much for the link. After 3 tries I finally found the correct file to download but STILL wasn't working. I hunted some more and finally either by accident or design found the SP...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-20, 7:50pm
Replies: 643
Views: 309,408
Posted By DarleenMB
It keeps telling me I "Microsoft Access 2010 or...

It keeps telling me I "Microsoft Access 2010 or the Microsoft Access 2010 Runtime must be installed before running this installation program. The MS Access 2010 Runtime can be d/l from the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-20, 3:31pm
Replies: 643
Views: 309,408
Posted By DarleenMB
Well darn! I just finally figured out I need...

Well darn! I just finally figured out I need Win7 to make this work. shoot. I have XP via Parallels and bootcamp. sigh.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-12, 9:07am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Michelle I have not made a lot of jewelry. I'm...

Michelle I have not made a lot of jewelry. I'm just getting started. And right now I'm doing only basic wire work. I haven't done any stringing. However, I will say that this particular tubing is...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-11, 12:38pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Well I forgot to mention I now have the tubing...

Well I forgot to mention I now have the tubing for sale in my Etsy store. It's $5 + shipping for 5 feet.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-11, 12:38pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Michelle, I'm sure there must be tubing that...

Michelle, I'm sure there must be tubing that small but I didn't really look. Since I started using Donna's beadrollers I went back to the larger mandrel which leaves a 3mm hole.

And no, you cut...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-08, 10:29pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Well I thought I'd do an update. I did buy...

Well I thought I'd do an update.

I did buy some from another lampworker but it barely accommodates 18g wire let alone 20g. So I bit the bullet and ordered a BUNCH from a supplier. I'll be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-01-21, 4:32pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Yeah Cynthia that's what I've been doing but the...

Yeah Cynthia that's what I've been doing but the tubing works WAY better plus you can cut to fit the length of the bead.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-01-19, 9:48pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,431
Posted By DarleenMB
Thanks everyone. I have used the bead aligners...

Thanks everyone. I have used the bead aligners and they're great but I want to use beadcaps on some things and they won't work for that.

I may end up buying several hundred feet and putting the...
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