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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-06, 5:32am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,702
Posted By Roshini
I meant 'bead'

I meant 'bead'
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-06, 5:31am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,702
Posted By Roshini
Thanks for the feedback! The piece I am...

Thanks for the feedback! The piece I am attempting to make is much larger than a sculptural beSo,. So I do slowly introduce it into the flame, start from one end and move to the other... However by...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-05, 2:54am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,702
Posted By Roshini
gloves for healing cracks

I have been trying to make sculptural pieces but have encountered several cracks even though I keep annealing as I go along. I thought that if I could take a piece after annealing directly out of the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-07, 2:55am
Replies: 80
Views: 13,303
Posted By Roshini
I have been trying to make a good bead release...

I have been trying to make a good bead release based on the recipes posted here and have had no luck so far. I am now wondering if my ingredients are somehow wrong. I used kaolin light and aluminium...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-24, 3:09am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,342
Posted By Roshini
Thanks! I'll keep those point in mind.

Thanks! I'll keep those point in mind.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-23, 5:07am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,342
Posted By Roshini
kiln questions

I'm planning to get a kiln custom made, as I'm based in India, and the ready kilns will be too expensive considering import duties and shipping. I have a few doubts,

1)Since I'm more into...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-22, 8:24pm
Replies: 16
Views: 8,367
Posted By Roshini
i just got my glass setup 6 months back, so a...

i just got my glass setup 6 months back, so a welding torch will have to wait a bit :( . So if I understand right, the MS itself won't melt at the torch but I can melt brass to join two ms rods. A...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-21, 5:38am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,367
Posted By Roshini
So, I got myself some brass rods and flux and...

So, I got myself some brass rods and flux and melted away. It was an entirely different experience to melt metal rather than glass. I remembered stuff I had learnt in school physics! Yes, it did seem...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-17, 1:38am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,367
Posted By Roshini
Thanks all for the feedback! I use a lynx torch...

Thanks all for the feedback! I use a lynx torch which can give a reasonably small flame. But yes it is by adding more oxygen that I get a sharper small flame which is a problem if the oxygen is...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-04-16, 5:16am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,367
Posted By Roshini
Using the torch for welding mild steel

I wanted to make a stem with little branches out of a 4mm mild steel rod to go with a set of glass flowers I made. I tried melting it at the torch. It was easy to bend it after some heating, but the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-10, 3:20am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
No I don't grow sage, but a bunch of incense...

No I don't grow sage, but a bunch of incense sticks should work I guess.. I still have to try this though n I will.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-09, 12:30am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
Thanks everyone for all the advice! Things seem...

Thanks everyone for all the advice! Things seem to be a lot better now in the eyes department. Dani, I use the Lynx so I guess I've got that covered. As of now my exhaust system is a largish exhaust...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-22, 9:47am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
Dani, When you say several pairs of reading...

Dani, When you say several pairs of reading glasses, do you mean magnifiers? Don't reading glasses need to be prescribed by a doc? And, true someone who had a problem would not be on this board...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-16, 11:57am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
So, I'm following all the advice- better...

So, I'm following all the advice- better lighting, painted the facing wall black and always wearing my protective eyewear. The eye fatigue has certainly reduced. Now my eyes feel tired after I've...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-03-16, 11:34am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By Roshini
Thanks guys for the all the advice! For now I'm...

Thanks guys for the all the advice! For now I'm spending a lot of time healing cracks as I go along. I've learnt the hard way that a neglected crack can destroy my piece.... but it really takes a lot...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-03-01, 12:46am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By Roshini
Annealing for a piece done over many days

Hi, there! I'm still learning my basics at the torch and I'm trying to make a sculptural piece and it's taking me a few days to finish. In my last few attempts, by the third day, the piece keeps...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-17, 10:10pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
Thanks a lot for the feedback! I will try your...

Thanks a lot for the feedback! I will try your suggestions. I don't use any other portective eyewear during the 15 mins of detailed work. Rite now I only do transparent boro, couloured boro is not...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-17, 10:47am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,598
Posted By Roshini
Eye fatigue

I have recently started glass flameworking and am already hooked. I work only on transparent borosilicate glass and wear Industrial SC-9000 frames- Green ACE IR 5.0 (I think they are of the Philips...
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-09-16, 5:45am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Roshini
I'll be using an O2 cylinder...does that matter?...

I'll be using an O2 cylinder...does that matter? I've heard a cylinder doesn't last very long but being a beginner a concentrator seems way too expensive.
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-09-15, 7:27am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Roshini
Thanks LarryC for the prompt reply! I can't wait...

Thanks LarryC for the prompt reply! I can't wait to start using my torch!
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-09-15, 7:18am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Roshini
Setting up my new lynx

My brand new Lynx has finally arrived and I am trying to figure out how to get it set up. I have several queries two among them are,
1.) The Lynx instructions say "Set Propane Tank Regulator to 5 to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 9:30pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Roshini
Will do that Deb!

Will do that Deb!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 11:08am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Roshini
[QUOTE=PittsGlass;4070477] Larger soft glass...

[QUOTE=PittsGlass;4070477] Larger soft glass pieces can be difficult to cool down slowly enough without a kiln, while larger boro glass pieces can handle it better.
QUOTE]
I plan to use Boro only...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 10:23am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Roshini
Is it possible to flame anneal an article...

Is it possible to flame anneal an article immediately after making it, put it in vermiculite and then a week later take it to a kiln to be annealed? My own bright idea would be to put the vermiculite...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-02, 9:23am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Roshini
Maybe.. Just Maybe... I spelt 'annealing' wrong!...

Maybe.. Just Maybe... I spelt 'annealing' wrong! #-o
But I was hoping it was a non issues and so no one was interested in talking about it! Let me check again.
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