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Forum: The Dark Room 2019-09-22, 2:31pm
Replies: 6
Views: 6,132
Posted By Frit Diva
172431 Oh my gosh it works! Thanks so much!

172431

Oh my gosh it works! Thanks so much!
Forum: Safety 2019-05-03, 10:39pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,661
Posted By Frit Diva
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/...

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/59648076_1049114581946039_7963790779002912768_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=76fa4b9bc59761fa4c8bb2892f8b7f87&oe=5D2A2717

Here's a...
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-05-03, 3:23pm
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Frit Diva
Hi Brad! Welcome to the forum ~ you’ll find lots...

Hi Brad! Welcome to the forum ~ you’ll find lots of helpful folks here.

The regulator that came with your setup is called a pancake regulator and it is perfectly sufficient for regulating the...
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2018-12-23, 2:02pm
Replies: 0
Views: 3,416
Posted By Frit Diva
Original TERRA Auction Ends Tonight!

I've got a quarter pound of original Double Helix TERRA up for auction on Facebook ~ and it ends tonight. Follow the link to check it out ~

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Forum: Studio 2018-11-11, 8:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 13,866
Posted By Frit Diva
Sam, I think you meant this ~ ? ...

Sam, I think you meant this ~ ?

http://www.andreaguarino.com/read-me/
Forum: Studio 2018-09-06, 4:19pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By Frit Diva
I think you could do this very safely. The...

I think you could do this very safely. The purpose of the metal sheeting is improved visibility of what is on your worktop, ease of cleanup, and also preventing hot bits of glass from igniting a wood...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-31, 10:29pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By Frit Diva
There used to be an online tutorial for this ~ it...

There used to be an online tutorial for this ~ it wasn't Bronwen Heilman (I know she does a similar technique), but another artist who kindly published her own steps for accomplishing this. I'm...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-31, 1:04pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By Frit Diva
Did she answer if these enamels are compatible...

Did she answer if these enamels are compatible with 104 glass? The techniques sound interesting, but compatibility is the key!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-27, 9:29pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By Frit Diva
Hey June ~ from what the website ...

Hey June ~ from what the website

https://www.fusionheadquarters.com/easy-fire-enamels-s/338.htm


says, you can use them on 90 or 96 COE glass, or on window glass (usually rated at 82 COE)....
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-03-23, 10:33am
Replies: 29
Views: 12,747
Posted By Frit Diva
Hey Shrimp ~ if you go to www.archive.org you...

Hey Shrimp ~ if you go to www.archive.org you will see a link at the top of the page for the “wayback machine”. Type the address of the expired link into the search box and it will show you when/if...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-16, 9:32am
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By Frit Diva
I’ve used this method to attach bails to...

I’ve used this method to attach bails to off-mandrel pieces with great success but I usually go the other way around ~ first I make the off mandrel pendant piece (leaving it on the punty) and put it...
Forum: Website help and critique 2018-03-13, 10:35pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,563
Posted By Frit Diva
I'm curious ~ the last example on the front page...

I'm curious ~ the last example on the front page refers to "agate glass" ~ what is that? Is that a color you are formulating for sale? it's gorgeous!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-07, 8:50am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frit Diva
I don’t know the answer either, I was taught to...

I don’t know the answer either, I was taught to use 316 but never knew why. Here’s an interesting article about the properties of different stainless welding rods ~ doesn’t directly answer your...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-01-12, 10:53pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By Frit Diva
Glass artist is my preferred description, and...

Glass artist is my preferred description, and flamework artist is second. I really dislike the term lampworker ~ I don’t work at a lamp, and I don’t make lamps either.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2018-01-04, 2:03pm
Replies: 74
Views: 33,643
Posted By Frit Diva
Very pretty, Moira! What colors of glass did you...

Very pretty, Moira! What colors of glass did you use?
Forum: Studio 2018-01-04, 1:11pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,543
Posted By Frit Diva
Looks so great Sheri!

Looks so great Sheri!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2017-12-08, 10:24am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,201
Posted By Frit Diva
Nice work, Hannah! Thanks for sharing ~

Nice work, Hannah! Thanks for sharing ~
Forum: Studio 2017-10-26, 6:47pm
Replies: 66
Views: 21,779
Posted By Frit Diva
http://lampworketc.com/forums/attachment.php?attac...

http://lampworketc.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=125479&stc=1&d=1336245821

Lorraine I never noticed this wonderful lizard when looking at your studio thread before... Did you build it?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-14, 12:54pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,638
Posted By Frit Diva
From the video on the Amazon page, it looks like...

From the video on the Amazon page, it looks like the under side of this tool would make a hexagonal pattern ~ pretty cool if it really works that way.....

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Forum: Safety 2017-09-30, 10:27pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,097
Posted By Frit Diva
Make Your Own Side Shields for Didymium Glasses

Posted a quickie tutorial on making your own side shields on my web site. Here it is, plus a link to the site in case it isn't showing up correctly here for some reason:
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Forum: Free Tutorials 2017-09-30, 10:26pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,149
Posted By Frit Diva
Make Your Side Shields for Your Didymium Glasses

Posted a quickie tutorial on making your own side shields on my web site. Here it is, plus a link to the site in case it isn't showing up correctly here for some reason:
...
Forum: Tutorials 2017-07-10, 11:36am
Replies: 68
Views: 21,456
Posted By Frit Diva
I'll add my name to the list of wanting a PM...

I'll add my name to the list of wanting a PM telling who we are talking about and what technique or techniques specifically? I have to admit I am not up on current tutorial offerings. I haven't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-06-12, 11:32am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,272
Posted By Frit Diva
So, totally dumb question~ this is only available...

So, totally dumb question~ this is only available in 96, correct? I've never used Reichenbach 104 colors at all, but have used lots of 96 Reichenbach frit, and I see it is available as a frit....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-19, 7:21pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By Frit Diva
The main ingredient in most bead release is the...

The main ingredient in most bead release is the same as (or very similar to) ceramic kiln wash. Depending on what brand of release you are using, it will certainly contain other ingredients, possibly...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-03-20, 9:59am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,925
Posted By Frit Diva
I prefer graphite to brass because it is less...

I prefer graphite to brass because it is less "grabby". It's hard to explain, but the brass sucks the heat out of the glass so quickly that it kind of feels dead to me after being pressed. It's not...
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