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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-19, 4:59am
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By HelleAlice
rebuilding a pottery kiln into a glass kiln

Can it be done? I have an older pottery kiln, brick insulated, that operates with pyrometrick cones, that I want to remake into a new glass kiln. i was thinking just replacing the kiln sitter with a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-09, 10:26am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,116
Posted By HelleAlice
Thats how I do it too. I have a pile of lists of...

Thats how I do it too. I have a pile of lists of beads that I never made:lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-26, 7:56am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,986
Posted By HelleAlice
Actually, its not heat that is doing it.The...

Actually, its not heat that is doing it.The metals in the glass are in oxidized form, wich means they have lost one or more electrones, and are turned into ions. This is the form that minerals are in...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-10-25, 12:24am
Replies: 154
Views: 24,892
Posted By HelleAlice
Could you buy a smaller size hose clamp and clamp...

Could you buy a smaller size hose clamp and clamp it on? or will that damage the torch?
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-10-03, 12:00pm
Replies: 383
Views: 51,254
Posted By HelleAlice
I just hooked up mine and wow, what a difference....

I just hooked up mine and wow, what a difference. The glass melts so fast its hard to keep up. But, I have question, the manual states that it can run on as lo as 1/4 psi propane pressure, but is...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2008-09-24, 12:37am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By HelleAlice
It's in Oslo, at the norwegian desing and...

It's in Oslo, at the norwegian desing and architecturalcentre (www.doga.no (http://www.doga.no)) the 6. and 7. of december. I think it will be a grat market, with designers from all over europe, and...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2008-09-23, 6:16am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By HelleAlice
It sure does!!

It sure does!!
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2008-09-23, 5:08am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By HelleAlice
I got accepted

I don't know if this is the right place to put this, but...

I just got the email that I got accepted to the "norwegian designers chistmas marked". Its a big cristmas marked here in norway, and...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-09-19, 1:37am
Replies: 383
Views: 51,254
Posted By HelleAlice
I just got the mail that it has shipped...

I just got the mail that it has shipped yesterday. I can't wait
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-08-18, 2:55am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By HelleAlice
What about getting the new Cricket torch, they...

What about getting the new Cricket torch, they aren't as expensive, I think. I have a conkinect now, and it's pretty noisy....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-08-15, 4:28am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,555
Posted By HelleAlice
What is really important for me it keeping enough...

What is really important for me it keeping enough tension on the stringer. If i work too close to the flame, i loose tension and thereby control. I usually anchor it first in a spot on the bead, then...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-08-11, 10:40am
Replies: 383
Views: 51,254
Posted By HelleAlice
Ive ordered mine too. Pink with pink knobs. Now...

Ive ordered mine too. Pink with pink knobs. Now all I have to do is find an oxycon
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-08-11, 10:39am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By HelleAlice
I just ordered a pink Cricket. I don't know about...

I just ordered a pink Cricket. I don't know about the netherlands, but here in norway, you have to have a permit for tanked oxygen, and its really hard to get, so an oxycon is the only way to go for...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-08-09, 4:05am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By HelleAlice
Wow, The cricket looks great, perfect for my...

Wow, The cricket looks great, perfect for my needs. Now all i have to figure out is where to get the oxycon from. It would definately be best if it ran on 220V, and i bet shipping form USA is gonna...
Forum: Torch Questions 2008-08-09, 12:59am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By HelleAlice
Torch and oxycon question

I have decided to start saving up for a big-girl-torch, and since tanked oxygen is illegal exept for registered, approved workshops in norway, an oxycon is the only way to go. I work with 104 now,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-07-30, 12:15am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By HelleAlice
Maybe you can soak it in water with vinegar....

Maybe you can soak it in water with vinegar. Thats what I do with stuff that smells around here.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-07-09, 11:58pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,238
Posted By HelleAlice
Yup, did that too. Fortunately, my arms (and the...

Yup, did that too. Fortunately, my arms (and the rest of my body) is pretty badly scarred from the "Chicken Pox Incident" so the scar blends in nicely with the rest...:lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-06-19, 8:58am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By HelleAlice
The beads I was making that cracked after etching...

The beads I was making that cracked after etching were moretti 031 Pale Emerald Green
here's the thread
http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90735
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-06-19, 8:19am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By HelleAlice
I have also had huge issues with this. I thought...

I have also had huge issues with this. I thought it was the colour I was using, but maybe it more to it than taht. Give me a minute and I'll find the thread.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-06-19, 1:30am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,091
Posted By HelleAlice
My kiln is set to celsius, and I anneal at 505...

My kiln is set to celsius, and I anneal at 505 wich is around 940. I'll have to try the charcoal idea. could I use a piece of drawing-charcoal?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-06-18, 12:50am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,091
Posted By HelleAlice
Silver glass becoming un-reduced in the kiln

I have the chilli pepper bead annealer, and recently I hav had problems with my silver glass becoming un-reduced (oxidized) in the kiln, and loosing its silvery shine. is this common? What can I do...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-05-06, 2:22am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By HelleAlice
I dont know what kind of kiln you are looking...

I dont know what kind of kiln you are looking for, but i just got the chilli pepper bead annealer from the US, and it came out waaay cheaper than anything in norway, even when shipping and dutys were...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-05-05, 3:29am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By HelleAlice
031 Pale Emerald Green I had to do a little...

031 Pale Emerald Green

I had to do a little research, because most my colors are labled with norwegian names, wich doesnt mean much to you guys...:)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-05-04, 12:47pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By HelleAlice
Kimberly: Thats what I thought at first, hence...

Kimberly: Thats what I thought at first, hence the freezer/hot water treatment. but I just cant belive it would survive that, if there were really cracks there...

SusieQ: I use 104, the bead in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-05-04, 12:17pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By HelleAlice
No, because they dont etch, so I just immerse the...

No, because they dont etch, so I just immerse the whole bead in the cream.
It is really odd, the last bead I made I really gave a beating to check it before I etched it, put it in the freezer, into...
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