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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-08-30, 4:21pm
Replies: 444
Views: 80,106
Posted By KA
No matter how hot the weather is, donít do this: ...

No matter how hot the weather is, donít do this:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190830/291e346b3ddc1c67d9d4d239f51c40ab.jpg
Forum: The Dark Room 2019-08-15, 7:55am
Replies: 6
Views: 4,063
Posted By KA
I know this is a really old thread but if...

I know this is a really old thread but if somebody stumbles across it, I thought I would mention TapTalk. Posting pics using the iPad & TapTalk app is a breeze.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-08-12, 5:26am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,697
Posted By KA
What is this in response to?

What is this in response to?
Forum: Boro Room 2019-07-26, 6:43am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By KA
This is one of the first implosion videos I...

This is one of the first implosion videos I tried. https://youtu.be/RHNMRBj803E
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-23, 8:52am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,492
Posted By KA
Yes, itís a HVO Mighty Mite similar to...

Yes, itís a HVO Mighty Mite similar to this:https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190423/3804bdbd0d8dac51d5055851952b687d.jpg
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-23, 5:32am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,492
Posted By KA
I run three concentrators into an air compressor...

I run three concentrators into an air compressor for a GTT Mirage. I have found 99% oxygen (bottled) is much better for fuming than the 95+/-% oxygen I get with the concentrator(s). I am not saying...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 9:37am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,697
Posted By KA
For sure. They were just experiments. Like fuming...

For sure. They were just experiments. Like fuming with copper. The effect is not worth the danger.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 7:41am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,697
Posted By KA
What metal inclusions can I put in Boro ?

I put a coin in a marble once but got some cracking around the edge of the coin. I also did a brass screw. The trouble with encasing nonferrous metals is the melting point of the metals is below the...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-07, 9:03am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Do you have a sugar bowl? A teaspoon of sugar is...

Do you have a sugar bowl? A teaspoon of sugar is only 16 calories:p
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-01, 12:50pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Thanks. If I was to get, “in the business” of...

Thanks. If I was to get, “in the business” of making spoon, I’d have some practice to make them more professional but I’m pretty happy with them for personal use.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-11-01, 7:07am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
My dietician said I should kick the artificial...

My dietician said I should kick the artificial sweetener habit so I did some spoons to use in my sugar bowl.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181101/d9f306b97e5bd4376659c24ecf8d45ea.jpg
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 4:24pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.

Yeah, the wall thickness was too thin.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-14, 12:59pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on...

Very nice pens. Funny, I have had pen making on my mind, the kind that holds can ink cartridge, lately. I bought one on vacation in Kauai for a model but it rolled off the table and broke.

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Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-09, 6:54pm
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a...

Nice, it looks kind of wintery. It reminds me a little of some icicles I did a few years ago.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 11:21am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
I took out a one acre vineyard this year but...

I took out a one acre vineyard this year but saved some of the grapevine wood for projects.
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-06, 5:32am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Cool, are those wooden sticks?

Cool, are those wooden sticks?
Forum: Boro Room 2018-10-05, 6:08am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
I doní know how I would do that without drilling...

I doní know how I would do that without drilling a hole.

I originally thought about it as a focal bead but one of my nieces suggested putting it on the end of a wand. I am not sure that would be...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-19, 6:57am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I...

I finally got all the supplies to finish this. I am still wondering how to mount it. Drilling a hole kind of scares me.
...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-15, 6:13am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,444
Posted By KA
My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things...

My GTT Mirage has served my needs for the things you mentioned. The only things it is not suited for are large murine and delicate work using small stringers because of the higher pressures. Kimo did...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-09-03, 6:34am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed....

Well, adding a glass bail, that ship has sailed. There is wire wrapping or drilling a hole and glueing a bail on it (pictured). To me, this method is kind of unsightly because the mechanics of the...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 7:27am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like...

Thanks. I have some of Rio’s sterling bails, like a ring with a post, but I was thinking about a wire wrap but I never have done wire wrap and don’t exactly know how to do it. I guess I could just...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:47am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Show and tell!

FacetedÖTeardrop

Here is a piece of boro and I am in the process of faceting. The original glass was imploded Mighty Moss and gold and silver fume stretched into an egg shape.

I have a bunch...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-26, 3:19am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-13, 6:49am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
:P It’s actually easier than it looks. It...

:P

It’s actually easier than it looks. It takes patience and consistency. The facet designs spell out all the angles. Thanks to my father-in-law he left me a $4K faceting machine when he passed....
Forum: Boro Room 2018-08-11, 5:35am
Replies: 130
Views: 17,218
Posted By KA
:biggrin:

:biggrin:
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