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Forum: Safety 2021-01-17, 9:33am
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
It depends on your Barley box size. My squirrel...

It depends on your Barley box size. My squirrel cage has three speeds and I like the 1100 best. 1000 should be fine but be sure to check out the decibels. Read some threads here on that subject...
Forum: Safety 2021-01-16, 7:58pm
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
That is fine if you wear a half mask respirator...

That is fine if you wear a half mask respirator the whole time. The best system is to completely "capture" the fumes and exhaust them. A Barley box works well for this.

My thread when I set...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-10-02, 6:47pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Good teachers will show you several different...

Good teachers will show you several different ways to do things and will say do what works for you. I had one class where the instructor said to hold the rod one way and turn ( roll ) it always away...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-09-21, 6:29pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,673
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Congrats on the wonderful gifted glass. ...

Congrats on the wonderful gifted glass.

When out of clear I will use my palest of pale transparent colors for clear. I hoard them for just this purpose.
No cracking, no bubbling, no smoky...
Forum: Safety 2020-07-28, 7:20pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Hi, Yes Lampworking, this forum and some forum...

Hi, Yes Lampworking, this forum and some forum members in particular suffered some very hard blows a few years back.

But it is about time for it to make a resurgence. :waving: Frit Happens is...
Forum: Safety 2020-07-17, 11:39am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Maybe get in touch with Tuffnell's. I am sure...

Maybe get in touch with Tuffnell's. I am sure they have heard all about which of the torches they sell have worked best with the in house gas systems on your side of the pond.:smile:
...
Forum: Safety 2020-07-15, 12:26pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Hi and welcome. Try this link. It is the...

Hi and welcome. Try this link. It is the Lampwork forum of the UK. Lots of nice people there.


https://www.frit-happens.co.uk/forum/index.php
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-16, 5:34pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,682
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Ahhhh yes, I remember it well, the newbie...

Ahhhh yes, I remember it well, the newbie dreadful excitements before every torching time. It will get better. :waving:

For the times when you get a piece of shattered glass rod stuck...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-10, 3:09pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
I didn't care that much for either. I went with...

I didn't care that much for either. I went with an Alpha instead. :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-07, 6:08pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Here ya go.:waving: ...

Here ya go.:waving:

https://www.amazon.com/Sodium-Flare-Acrylic-Glass-Working/dp/B000HJMNXQ
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-02, 5:16pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,066
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Welcome to the bead craft. It is a disease and...

Welcome to the bead craft. It is a disease and there is no known cure..
sorry!8-[

https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/

Rivers Glass Beadmakers is located at the address 340 Lamarido St in...
Forum: Studio 2019-06-07, 10:57am
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
I hope you don't mind I turned it in photoshop. ...

I hope you don't mind I turned it in photoshop. It is fantastic! Great job!171616
Forum: Studio 2019-03-02, 10:09am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,457
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
You can go the Frantz website and ask Mike. You...

You can go the Frantz website and ask Mike. You can call him or email. He will know for sure.

https://frantzartglass.com/
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-14, 10:14am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
I think most all of us have tried it. Didn't...

I think most all of us have tried it. Didn't work for me. I soak my beads overnight in a jar of very hot water with dish soap.

Most of the time they are all on the bottom of the jar in the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-25, 6:20pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,892
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
If you really want to impress upon your friend...

If you really want to impress upon your friend safety first, and you like your torch time together and don't want to miss it, you can wear a full face respirator. I have one and use it most of the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-26, 3:12pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
http://lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122...

http://lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122124

https://www.devardiglass.com/starterkits.htm


Lampwork is expensive. But you can have a test run on the cheap with a Devardi kit. All of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-09-26, 5:50pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,241
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Me too, sold the Mega and bought the Alpha!

Me too, sold the Mega and bought the Alpha!
Forum: Studio 2018-09-02, 9:24pm
Replies: 43
Views: 12,219
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Whew! I am exhausted just from reading about all...

Whew! I am exhausted just from reading about all you are doing and how fast you are doing it...LOL It is exciting isn't it?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-22, 5:04pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,694
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
I hear you Bentley. Sometimes just stretching...

I hear you Bentley. Sometimes just stretching your muse will wake it up and do the trick. Try making the impossible for you. Something you may have said in your mind oh, I could never do that!
...
Forum: Safety 2018-07-23, 3:36pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,631
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
The people in charge of the show will be able to...

The people in charge of the show will be able to tell you if you can set up a torch at an indoor show. Sometimes even outdoor shows refuse open flames. Some Fire Marshalls say no. Sometimes you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-28, 4:57pm
Replies: 31
Views: 8,013
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
I probably have about 50 of those colors. I...

I probably have about 50 of those colors. I actually will try to stretch them out as frit, shards, stringers and twisties.:razz: That is when I can bring myself to pull one off the shelves...:pout:
Forum: The Dark Room 2018-06-05, 12:50pm
Replies: 118
Views: 185,715
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
BUMPING This AWESOME THREAD

Need banners? We have some very generous members here that have shared banners here for FREE. :waving:
Forum: Studio 2018-05-03, 7:03pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,988
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Totally agree, loved the beige. What a great...

Totally agree, loved the beige. What a great space for a studio, Congrats.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-26, 12:31pm
Replies: 105
Views: 33,992
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Great Idea and sure beats pulling twisties or...

Great Idea and sure beats pulling twisties or stringers.:shock:

I find that I lose interest in about half the tools as other designs become available from different tool makers. NOW I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-25, 12:15pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,646
Posted By Lorraine Chandler
Sounds good. Replacement air should be pulled in...

Sounds good. Replacement air should be pulled in from behind you over your shoulders.

My personal test is this: I want to feel exactly the same when leaving a torching session as when I went in...
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