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Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2018-08-09, 3:59am
Replies: 323
Views: 93,540
Posted By caliglassguy
I usually try to look at which part of the jelly...

I usually try to look at which part of the jelly looks best then flatten one side where I want to put my backing. I then use full rods of backing color and heat and stripe the color on trying hard...
Forum: Studio 2016-05-12, 9:59pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,470
Posted By caliglassguy
Really nice setup there :-) I'm still working on...

Really nice setup there :-) I'm still working on my shedio , custom built 10' x 12' ....cant wait till its finished. Walls are framed so far worked on the front deck/ porch a bit today ...might...
Forum: Boro Room 2016-05-07, 11:01am
Replies: 20
Views: 6,098
Posted By caliglassguy
This is a cool thread ....some beautiful stuff...

This is a cool thread ....some beautiful stuff here....soooo I guess the only way to bump a thread is to submit a reply
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-16, 7:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By caliglassguy
Thanks for all the replies :-). I think I was...

Thanks for all the replies :-). I think I was making them hollow because I was making some functional glass art and using tubing. I wasn't sure if the different cooling rate of glass and metal of the...
Forum: Boro Room 2016-03-15, 2:44pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,278
Posted By caliglassguy
Where did you get the skull mold? I want one too

Where did you get the skull mold? I want one too
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-03-15, 1:48pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By caliglassguy
question on making drawer pulls

I'm making hollow or blown glass boro drawer pulls. Would I just glue in a threaded 1/4 - 20 metal insert for threading to screw it to cabinet or drawer?
Forum: Torch Questions 2016-02-16, 8:51pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,454
Posted By caliglassguy
I started out on a Carlisle CC mini which is a...

I started out on a Carlisle CC mini which is a good starter torch ( I loved the cc mini) I was doing soft glass 104 coe and did manage to do some Boro on it but slower going trying to melt the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-16, 7:49pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,295
Posted By caliglassguy
Oxygen Generator and Homefill Hookup Questions

Ok so I have an airsep II with the compressor filling 4 K-TANKS all hooked together. My question is are you only supposed to capture the oxygen from the supplied coiled line or can you connect...
Forum: Boro Room 2016-01-20, 8:24pm
Replies: 101
Views: 32,806
Posted By caliglassguy
My first torch was a CC mini and yes it will melt...

My first torch was a CC mini and yes it will melt boro. I've made some decent size boro marbles on mine. I was on tanked oxygen though....not sure what oxy supply you're using.
Forum: Boro Room 2015-12-29, 10:07pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,248
Posted By caliglassguy
Really beautiful implosion!

Really beautiful implosion!
Forum: Tutorials 2015-08-30, 9:53pm
Replies: 13
Views: 12,451
Posted By caliglassguy
that's a really great 1st try

that's a really great 1st try
Forum: Boro Room 2015-06-04, 10:14pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,863
Posted By caliglassguy
Very different and awesomely kool

Very different and awesomely kool
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-13, 9:07pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,068
Posted By caliglassguy
You tube is a great resource for videos on fuming...

You tube is a great resource for videos on fuming and glass videos in general. While they primarily make pipes Revere Glass on you tube has some great hi-def videos and I believe they may have a...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2015-02-10, 1:30pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,188
Posted By caliglassguy
What are the Glass Stock West Dates 2015?

Just trying to schedule vacation around this and looking at calendar Sept 7th is labor day this year so my question is ;Are GSW dates Sept 2nd -6th?
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-01-16, 9:13pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,535
Posted By caliglassguy
also your oxygen pressure at 35 psi is way high...

also your oxygen pressure at 35 psi is way high for a red max try turning that down to 20 to 25 psi or so . hope that helps
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-16, 9:10pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,245
Posted By caliglassguy
also helps when coming out of the kiln to avoid...

also helps when coming out of the kiln to avoid burns is just to have the longer 9 inch or even 12 inch mandrels and for the glass itself to introduce slowly in the back of the flame and even wave it...
Forum: Torch Questions 2015-01-16, 9:00pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,170
Posted By caliglassguy
Bethlehem Grand Torch?

Anyone heard any news as to when they are releasing the Bethlehem Grand torch?
Forum: Boro Room 2014-12-25, 7:47pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,436
Posted By caliglassguy
Love it all the yellow submarine the insane...

Love it all the yellow submarine the insane marble from Larry the moons OMG the bear tea lights from marcel geez everyone is so talented!! Hope you all had a great Christmas. I hope to renew my...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2014-08-05, 6:29pm
Replies: 203
Views: 27,055
Posted By caliglassguy
Hi All , just wanted to say I won't be able to...

Hi All , just wanted to say I won't be able to make it this year :( A lot of things going on in life and a lot of change, though quite a bit of it is good change :) I will miss you all as I had a...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-06-04, 9:16pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By caliglassguy
I got to take John Kobuki's last class given at...

I got to take John Kobuki's last class given at Glass Stock last August and he used the Chinese White for his marbles. It really does work great but for
sure use ventilation.
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-01-21, 8:59pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By caliglassguy
I'm pretty sure I read that the oxycons don't...

I'm pretty sure I read that the oxycons don't like too cold of temps. May try buying a small heater that has a blower fan and turning it on in your studio for a half hour or so befoore firing up the...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-01-09, 7:26pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,815
Posted By caliglassguy
Beth Champ oxy use

It uses quite a bit of oxy set at the recommended 20 psi. I personally just invested in a home fill and am in the process of setting that up. Basically I'm awaiting a whip I ordered because I didn't...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-01-06, 10:04pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,815
Posted By caliglassguy
First Impressions

Well I finally got my new Champion torch up and running. Built a foot switch for it had some extension hoses made at my local weld supply store, and fired it up. My first thoughts were, it seemed to...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-12-28, 6:50pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,854
Posted By caliglassguy
Those are both awesome Bernhard! I too struggle...

Those are both awesome Bernhard! I too struggle with doing tubing and wigwags as well.
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-28, 12:01pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,815
Posted By caliglassguy
OK so I have bought one but I am still in the...

OK so I have bought one but I am still in the process of setting it up. I did hook it up to my foot switch that I made for my bravo torch but only to test it out. I had to remove the plywood that I...
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