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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-14, 4:29pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By emkay
These (To view links or images in this forum your...

These (To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.) guys are my favorite. I have one and I use it more than almost any tool.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-14, 2:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By emkay
Hah, I put too much soap in my first batch, and...

Hah, I put too much soap in my first batch, and there was so much crud in there that it looked like chocolate mousse.

It was most definitely not chocolate mousse.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-13, 1:41pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By emkay
Despite the fact that tumbling fixes everything,...

Despite the fact that tumbling fixes everything, I wouldn't have thought to tumble the shot to clean it. Thanks, I'll use this method before tossing silver in!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-13, 7:53am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By emkay
I don't yet - I'm going to test a small bit of...

I don't yet - I'm going to test a small bit of silver as soon as my order gets in to see if I run into trouble, and I will report back!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-13, 7:33am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By emkay
I used soap (the tiniest drop) and water (just...

I used soap (the tiniest drop) and water (just enough to cover the keys and shot).

I got my shot here, since I was impatient and wanted to pick it up: Seattle Findings (To view links or images in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-11-12, 11:09pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By emkay
Rust removal on vintage keys

I wanted to start a more permanent thread on getting the rust off of keys when making key beads - I have done some testing in the past few days as I have quite a few keys to play with!

Here's...
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-07-02, 10:39am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By emkay
I can't say enough good things about the customer...

I can't say enough good things about the customer support experience I've had with Salt City Glass! Robert and Donna are ridiculously responsive and will move mountains to make sure you're not only...
Forum: Studio 2015-06-08, 1:12am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,110
Posted By emkay
I finally get to post my studio!

So it's not quite done yet...but it's almost to the point where I can light the torch! I'm lucky enough to have fallen into some space in a massive warehouse full of all kinds of artsy people. The...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-12, 1:54am
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By emkay
What coring tool to use for beads made on 1/8'', 3/32'' mandrels?

I haven't been using my bigger mandrels lately, but I really want to core beads. I've committed a bit to the Jim Moore tool, but I realize now that a really big tool might not be the best thing to...
Forum: Tutorials 2015-02-07, 1:39pm
Replies: 18
Views: 11,349
Posted By emkay
I'm kicking myself for not having a consistent...

I'm kicking myself for not having a consistent email/etsy going...I swear, I must have made a new gmail address for each email I sent.

Oh well, I'm older now, and wiser...or maybe just older. ...
Forum: Tutorials 2015-02-07, 12:51pm
Replies: 18
Views: 11,349
Posted By emkay
Tutorial Recovery Etiquette?

So I used to have some tutorials in a nice little folder in my Documents - I was good about saving it when I switched computers, but it didn't make the last hard drive crash. You'd think I could...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-15, 7:40pm
Replies: 1
Views: 2,996
Posted By emkay
Share your (basic) wisdom!

Hello!

I've been away from the torch for quite a while, and I'm hoping to pick it up again soon. I figured I'd try taking a studio access test before I wait 3 months to take the next class...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-05-26, 11:11pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,207
Posted By emkay
Psyche, Terra 2, Terranova 2, Fire Lotus, Aurae,...

Psyche, Terra 2, Terranova 2, Fire Lotus, Aurae, Triton

Also whatever Striking Color (brand) you can get your hands on!
Forum: Website help and critique 2011-05-20, 12:19pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,794
Posted By emkay
Also, I'm looking at Dayanahost, and it looks...

Also, I'm looking at Dayanahost, and it looks better - do they raise the prices of the website when the paid-for time runs out? Also, I don't know which plan I need! I want to put up a bunch of...
Forum: Website help and critique 2011-05-20, 12:15pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,794
Posted By emkay
So even though ipage seems to have "claimed" my...

So even though ipage seems to have "claimed" my domain (i.e. if I cancel the page the domain name stays there), I can just snag it back through godaddy? How do they know I own the domain name to...
Forum: Website help and critique 2011-05-20, 11:58am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,794
Posted By emkay
I found a ton about switching your whole website,...

I found a ton about switching your whole website, but all I want is the name (To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.). I will build a...
Forum: Website help and critique 2011-05-20, 10:49am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,794
Posted By emkay
Can I transfer my domain name to a different host?

I made the mistake of purchasing my domain name through a host (ipage), and now that my year is up, I need to renew it. I know there are cheaper options out there, and I have a friend going into web...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-04-23, 6:10pm
Replies: 995
Views: 196,260
Posted By emkay
Hey Kalera, I was looking at your leaf tutorial,...

Hey Kalera, I was looking at your leaf tutorial, and I have a question about the press that you use: do you think it would work for boro, or are the leaf plates too thin? It isn't really a technical...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-04-20, 12:37am
Replies: 74
Views: 5,976
Posted By emkay
I'm going to join the "I'd like to buy some...

I'm going to join the "I'd like to buy some crackberry" crowd. I have wanted to snag some to mess around with - rubino is hating me and I want to see if I can get better colors from cranberry. If...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-03-23, 10:07am
Replies: 15
Views: 7,045
Posted By emkay
I am curious to know this too! The only ones I...

I am curious to know this too! The only ones I have seen are uppercase.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-03-14, 11:16am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,720
Posted By emkay
Typically, when you throw glass things at high...

Typically, when you throw glass things at high speeds, they break. I could see the large holed ones being more fragile than the small holed ones, but unless they are super thin, I can't see them...
Forum: Boro Room 2011-03-03, 11:50pm
Replies: 100
Views: 13,514
Posted By emkay
I'm going a little boro crazy lately. ...

I'm going a little boro crazy lately.

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(same marble, about 1 1/2'')

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Forum: Boro Room 2011-02-27, 7:41pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By emkay
Inspire me with maroon!

So I am on a boro kick lately. I have a lady that wants me to make her a pendant in maroons or pinks. Can I get some color advice and inspiration in picture form? I'll post what I come up with as...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2011-02-17, 11:56pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By emkay
I bought an ebay press from him a while ago. It...

I bought an ebay press from him a while ago. It cost me slightly under 30 dollars (well, outside of shipping) and was about a 25mm lentil press. I thought the quality wasn't going to be great...
Forum: Torch Questions 2011-02-17, 1:51pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By emkay
There are so many things that you learn by...

There are so many things that you learn by actually experiencing things. I would not even for a second consider buying things without testing out a hobby first. Would you go and buy scuba gear and...
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