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Forum: Sale Rack 2016-03-31, 3:28pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,984
Posted By kartwheel
PM'd you. I'd like a 12 oz jar, thanks

PM'd you. I'd like a 12 oz jar, thanks
Forum: Sale Rack 2015-12-08, 10:41pm
Replies: 48
Views: 13,153
Posted By kartwheel
I'd like this too!

I'd like this too!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-16, 3:53pm
Replies: 27
Views: 9,614
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks. I can't decide which I prefer either,...

Thanks. I can't decide which I prefer either, depends on my mood.
Your idea about the pellets makes sense, plastic is quite slippery. Also I think the soap makes things slippery and so the grit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-04-16, 3:27pm
Replies: 27
Views: 9,614
Posted By kartwheel
Try it without soap. I only have to tumble my...

Try it without soap. I only have to tumble my beads for a few hours (usually 3 or 4 is enough) and they come out with a nice satin finish or like sea glass. Also I only fill to half or less with...
Forum: Tutorials 2015-03-26, 6:26pm
Replies: 21
Views: 17,227
Posted By kartwheel
Hi Keoki, Thanks very much. I'm sorry, I...

Hi Keoki,

Thanks very much. I'm sorry, I don't have a tutorial, but check out the Avenue Beads tutorial. From the picture it looks like the swirly cab is very similar to what I've done, but I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-20, 6:30pm
Replies: 57
Views: 19,784
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks so much Spotty Dots! Since the Gaffer...

Thanks so much Spotty Dots!

Since the Gaffer transparents are so intense (apart from the pale ones I used for the tumbled spacers), I have been experimenting with blending them with either clear...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-20, 3:05pm
Replies: 57
Views: 19,784
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks Steph and Angie!, I've edited my post to...

Thanks Steph and Angie!, I've edited my post to add the colors I could recall.

Elizabeth, Opal white is the best choice. Duck Egg can go dark with some colors, and cream sometimes devits a bit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-19, 11:04pm
Replies: 57
Views: 19,784
Posted By kartwheel
I love Gaffer glass: Gold Pink Extra (GC-110C),...

I love Gaffer glass:
Gold Pink Extra (GC-110C), Pale Rose (GC-112C), Purpur (GC-114C), Violet (GC-115C), Gold Ruby disks(GC-014C)
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hand mixed:
assorted transparents,
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hollows and...
Forum: Studio 2013-06-09, 9:59am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,581
Posted By kartwheel
I agree, those office trailers look great, and...

I agree, those office trailers look great, and maybe way cheaper than a shipping container. In our area containers run anywhere from $2000 to $2000, depending on condition, and that's just for the...
Forum: Studio 2013-06-08, 6:33pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,581
Posted By kartwheel
Hi Sue, Yup, I use a 20 foot shipping...

Hi Sue,

Yup, I use a 20 foot shipping container for my studio, and I love it! We bought it from a company that customizes them to your specifications. Theres sliding glass patio doors in the end,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-03, 11:21am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,890
Posted By kartwheel
I buy seconds whenever possible. I think the...

I buy seconds whenever possible. I think the glass itself is still first quality, just the rod is not perfectly round or smooth.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-02-02, 12:18pm
Replies: 48
Views: 32,159
Posted By kartwheel
Inspiring! Thanks Hannah.

Inspiring! Thanks Hannah.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-01-21, 10:33am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,776
Posted By kartwheel
Beautiful pendant Hannah. Thanks so much for...

Beautiful pendant Hannah. Thanks so much for sharing.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-11, 12:09am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,813
Posted By kartwheel
I got one from Barb Read at RiversEdgeGlass, and...

I got one from Barb Read at RiversEdgeGlass, and I'm really happy with it.
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-25, 5:08am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,933
Posted By kartwheel
I just made some plain beads with porcelain 104,...

I just made some plain beads with porcelain 104, and 2 out of 8 have cracked (so far). I haven't had the same problem with other Reichenbach colors, just the porcelain.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-27, 9:04am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,063
Posted By kartwheel
Hi Duane, The sizes I use, and approximate...

Hi Duane,

The sizes I use, and approximate corresponding ring size are:
5/8" (size 5)
11/16" (size 7)
3/4" (size 9)
13/16" (size 11)

depending on how thick the bead release is, I end up...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-20, 8:56pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By kartwheel
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2011-07-01, 6:35am
Replies: 96
Views: 20,079
Posted By kartwheel
Miriam, thanks for this sweet tutorial. I'll try...

Miriam, thanks for this sweet tutorial. I'll try it tomorrow, but coffee first.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-05-22, 4:59pm
Replies: 248
Views: 63,222
Posted By kartwheel
OMG, these rings are all so gorgeous! ...

OMG, these rings are all so gorgeous!

Thank-you Renee and Sabine for your tutorials. I really want to try these.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-05-20, 1:23am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,340
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks for the great tip, Robin. Labels are such...

Thanks for the great tip, Robin. Labels are such a pita.

Love your bead release too.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2011-05-12, 2:35am
Replies: 45
Views: 104,715
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks Jewlie! I've done this with fine silver...

Thanks Jewlie! I've done this with fine silver (no need to pickle), but hadn't thought of using copper. Definitely will try this out asap.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2011-04-12, 3:21pm
Replies: 67
Views: 40,047
Posted By kartwheel
Thanks so much Kristina! This tutorial is so...

Thanks so much Kristina! This tutorial is so clearly written and photographed, and with so many helpful tips that I feel inspired enough to give it a try.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2011-03-17, 12:38am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,940
Posted By kartwheel
Lori, thanks for the great advise. I have so much...

Lori, thanks for the great advise. I have so much to learn, but the glass keeps calling me to come and play. :)

Karen
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