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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-20, 12:27pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By hotflashwanda
I love it, but don't use it directly off the...

I love it, but don't use it directly off the copper. I cut the copper into pieces, then bend them a bit to fracture and loosen the layer of dichro, and scrape off the dichro with a razor blade tool...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-12-29, 5:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,824
Posted By hotflashwanda
Yes, Karen is my friend--we are excited about...

Yes, Karen is my friend--we are excited about coming down for the class! :D
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-12-28, 5:50pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,824
Posted By hotflashwanda
Wow! I've signed up and twisted a friend's arm...

Wow! I've signed up and twisted a friend's arm (lightly) so she signed up...this is a great opportunity! Beau's beads are perfection!
Forum: Tutorials 2013-12-10, 2:32pm
Replies: 68
Views: 19,417
Posted By hotflashwanda
Well-put!!!O:)

Well-put!!!O:)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-15, 10:15pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By hotflashwanda
I'd say this order was expedited with great...

I'd say this order was expedited with great service! I own two of Dave's coring tools, and got great service then, too. I liked the first tool so well that I ordered another one for a "backup" but...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-01, 9:08am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By hotflashwanda
Your mini-CC is fine for boro. All dual fuel...

Your mini-CC is fine for boro. All dual fuel torches work fine, just turn that torch flame up so it's nice and big and be patient.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-06-18, 6:43pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By hotflashwanda
Definitely Solara. One of my faves, too. The...

Definitely Solara. One of my faves, too. The more you work it, the sunnier it gets!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-18, 6:41pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,569
Posted By hotflashwanda
I'm absolutely positive that a sulfa oral...

I'm absolutely positive that a sulfa oral antibiotic and a skin ointment that contains sulfa can both cause serious reactions in a person with severe sulfa allergy. I spent several days in the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-04, 1:39pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,569
Posted By hotflashwanda
Flamazine and Silvadene are different brand names...

Flamazine and Silvadene are different brand names of the same thing. Both are a form of sulfa antibiotic, so don't use if you are allergic to sulfa. I am, and I use Bactroban upon the advice of my...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-04, 7:19pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,714
Posted By hotflashwanda
I blew up my oxygen generator one year getting...

I blew up my oxygen generator one year getting ready to do a show in Tucson (working 12-14 hours a day). Had to get tanked oxygen to keep working, while waiting for repair parts. That was over 6...
Forum: Torch Questions 2012-11-08, 3:13pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,728
Posted By hotflashwanda
I use oxygen and sold/gave away my concentrators...

I use oxygen and sold/gave away my concentrators and generator when they were barely used, because I ended up working in boro. The machines were great for soft glass, but there's no way a machine...
Forum: Boro Room 2012-02-13, 4:48pm
Replies: 75
Views: 11,259
Posted By hotflashwanda
:-D Ha,ha! Wouldn't that be great? I hear...

:-D

Ha,ha! Wouldn't that be great? I hear the classes are both full...

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Boro Room 2012-02-04, 12:45pm
Replies: 75
Views: 11,259
Posted By hotflashwanda
Oh, wow, 5 days!! Awesome!!

Oh, wow, 5 days!! Awesome!!
Forum: Boro Room 2012-02-03, 7:12pm
Replies: 75
Views: 11,259
Posted By hotflashwanda
Bob, I will be in your class! Flying down to ATL...

Bob, I will be in your class! Flying down to ATL from Michigan. Can't wait!!!

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-30, 5:16pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,971
Posted By hotflashwanda
I have a collection of brass stamps from Karen...

I have a collection of brass stamps from Karen Leonardo--they are great! Check 'em out at Leonardolampwork.com.

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2011-09-29, 3:19pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,563
Posted By hotflashwanda
I will be there, along with my glass buddy Karen...

I will be there, along with my glass buddy Karen Richard! Not sure what our booth # is, but we'll be easy to find!

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-28, 12:30pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,165
Posted By hotflashwanda
Laura, I don't visibly mark my prices down...

Laura,
I don't visibly mark my prices down (as in changing the price tags). I just mark prices that are lower than they used to be. Those are my selling prices now. Anyone that buys my beads...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-09-26, 5:44pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,165
Posted By hotflashwanda
I've lowered my prices about 10% per year, for...

I've lowered my prices about 10% per year, for the last few years. The $1 per minute torch time used to be my standard, but I want my beads to move at each show, so that is no longer feasible for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-08-23, 3:21pm
Replies: 37
Views: 7,942
Posted By hotflashwanda
I used non-galvanized sheet metal, fitted to the...

I used non-galvanized sheet metal, fitted to the table top including the sides/corners. Painted it matte black, with high-temp woodstove paint. Used it for 13+ years, it's worked great.
Anita
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Forum: Shows and Festivals 2011-08-12, 8:10pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,619
Posted By hotflashwanda
I don't see any glass vendors on the list. Maybe...

I don't see any glass vendors on the list. Maybe next year if they offer lampworking classes again, there will be some.

There are, however, lots of glass beadmakers on the list, myself included. ...
Forum: Boro Room 2011-07-31, 4:12pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,510
Posted By hotflashwanda
For the tangerine, you could use GA Solara with...

For the tangerine, you could use GA Solara with clear frit, then clear encase. For the blue, use GA Indigo Luster with clear frit, then encase. Whether you need to reduce before encasing will...
Forum: Boro Room 2011-07-30, 8:41pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,510
Posted By hotflashwanda
LOL! I agree 100% with Cosmo. Anita ...

LOL! I agree 100% with Cosmo.

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Boro Room 2011-07-10, 11:20am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,398
Posted By hotflashwanda
I use black most often, but Mystery Aventurine...

I use black most often, but Mystery Aventurine looks great if you're using colors that go with it.

Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Safety 2011-06-18, 6:40pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,718
Posted By hotflashwanda
Larry, it sounds like it's going to work. :-) ...

Larry, it sounds like it's going to work. :-)
Anita
www.nitabeads.com
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2011-06-13, 7:24pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,369
Posted By hotflashwanda
Kris, I will see you there! Here's hoping...

Kris,
I will see you there! Here's hoping the customers find us, like the new location, and we have good sales. :-)
Anita
www.nitabeads.com
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