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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-01, 4:10pm
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yup, Vetro is harder, but one source would be on...

Yup, Vetro is harder, but one source would be on shop websites that still have some to sell like ABR
https://www.abrimagery.com/store/index.php/vetrofond-rods-104coe-c-789_281

And these might...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 9:09pm
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I found it easier to learn what DH would do by...

I found it easier to learn what DH would do by using it as frit first, before trying to work it as a rod.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-30, 9:01pm
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Count me in the 'only had one class' group - an...

Count me in the 'only had one class' group - an adult ed offering using Mapp gas and hot head torches; I believe it was 2 hours on two nights. The first night was mainly learning how glass reacted to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-29, 9:43am
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I think the global economic down trend means...

I think the global economic down trend means folks don't have those extra $ to spend on buying glass. That same economic trend also means lots of people don't have extra $ to buy things like lampwork...
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-09-24, 7:48am
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Croft Eeusk
:lol: Yup, spit works well - as long as you...

:lol: Yup, spit works well - as long as you haven't been eating anything lately.

It's one of the things art conservators use to clean sensitive items because it has natural enzymes that break...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-21, 11:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Have you tried the FB destash groups to look for...

Have you tried the FB destash groups to look for some?


dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-04, 1:55pm
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Possibilities to explore: ...

Possibilities to explore:

https://terminalcityglass.com/


https://artistryinglass.on.ca/

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-08-20, 1:28am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,217
Posted By Croft Eeusk
"Glass rocks' - We used to call that 'Arkansas...

"Glass rocks' - We used to call that 'Arkansas Obsidian' :lol:

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-07-05, 10:03am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Croft Eeusk
You might also try ebay - I'm seeing a lot of...

You might also try ebay - I'm seeing a lot of lampwork tools listed right now.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-27, 2:52pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Welcome to LE. As ESC said, google is your friend...

Welcome to LE. As ESC said, google is your friend in that search. You're likely to turn up more presses & graphite shaping tools however.

There are several threads on LE about tong vs press, etc.,...
Forum: Tutorials 2020-06-21, 9:21pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Croft Eeusk
This is a recent thread in Boro Room ...

This is a recent thread in Boro Room

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314189

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-09, 12:38pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Congrats! Getting closer. dj

Congrats! Getting closer.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-28, 11:09pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By Croft Eeusk
It's so much easier to control bead annealing w/a...

It's so much easier to control bead annealing w/a digital controller.

I started out w/a kiln w/an analog controller for lampworking because it was cheaper. It was so much harder to get correct...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-23, 3:17pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Definitely recommend Glass Hive! And second the...

Definitely recommend Glass Hive! And second the digital controller as well.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-19, 1:25pm
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Banana goes well w/almost everything, but it's a...

Banana goes well w/almost everything, but it's a bit untidy combined w/glass :lol: :-\"

dj
Forum: The Dark Room 2020-04-18, 4:52pm
Replies: 2
Views: 4,145
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Cool Photo box

From American Science & Surplus catalog online, a photo box w/LED light strips. Sturdier than the one I've done - do-it-yourself from a cut out box & paper - for sure. And w/the built in lights, much...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2020-04-18, 8:02am
Replies: 22
Views: 6,460
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-17, 2:20pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,097
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Good luck to them - and everyone drooling while...

Good luck to them - and everyone drooling while waiting.

But I ordered something Feb. 11 and it still hasn't arrived. Must be a very slow boat.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-15, 8:02pm
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By Croft Eeusk
A windshield now is laminated poly-vinyl butyral...

A windshield now is laminated poly-vinyl butyral & tempered glass. I'm not sure it would be safe to melt - depends on age etc. of vehicle. You might find info from a glass or auto recycling firm.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-03, 11:25am
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Croft Eeusk
There are several good threads - sandblasting or...

There are several good threads - sandblasting or etch resist. Here's two:

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98741
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-01, 7:41pm
Replies: 1,000
Views: 218,575
Posted By Croft Eeusk
BUMP! Learned so much from this thread -...

BUMP!

Learned so much from this thread - from Kalera & all the others who posted. It's time to revisit all this good stuff.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-21, 4:39pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By Croft Eeusk
I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon. ...

I found fillers & filter kits on Amazon.

dj
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 11:23am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Just so you know you're not alone ;) This...

Just so you know you're not alone ;)

This is part of a Thank You email I sent to Corina Tettinger in 2010, after starting in 2005, where I called her my #1 Enabler. Because her book is really the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 4:37pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Yup, very normal. Fire & gas & flying glass!...

Yup, very normal.

Fire & gas & flying glass! Oh My!

You'll get more comfortable the more you practice, but there's just a primordial thing in the back brain that still comes out 'Ooook!!' as...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-21, 7:36am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By Croft Eeusk
Don't know if this will be of use - but these...

Don't know if this will be of use - but these were brought up in a simple Google search on slag.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0921344902001714
...
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