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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-26, 6:22am
Replies: 28
Views: 13,396
Posted By LyndaJ
I just use an appropriately sized rubber band. It...

I just use an appropriately sized rubber band. It works for a year or kore and the. I just replace it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-18, 9:33am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By LyndaJ
I sent one I for repair several years ago....

I sent one I for repair several years ago. Seamless transaction.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-01-13, 8:27am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By LyndaJ
My favorite tool. There's a little bit of a...

My favorite tool. There's a little bit of a learning curve, but it's great for getting base shapes done quickly and evenly. I have trouble with my thumb and this has been a lifesaver.

They sell...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-05, 5:45pm
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By LyndaJ
You can tumble too, if the beads are smooth.

You can tumble too, if the beads are smooth.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-10-05, 5:45pm
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By LyndaJ
Ok. It takes a little longer.

Ok. It takes a little longer.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-22, 7:42pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,237
Posted By LyndaJ
Not as much unless you really overheat it. ...

Not as much unless you really overheat it.

They also have a stiff black that spreads even less
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-16, 11:44am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By LyndaJ
152138. Here's an example

152138. Here's an example
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-16, 11:40am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By LyndaJ
pearlescent white??

Put clear over the mist for a more shampoo effect.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-21, 7:39am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By LyndaJ
I think Jen Geldard taught something like that

I think Jen Geldard taught something like that
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-03-19, 8:41am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,156
Posted By LyndaJ
Yes, absolutely. I do miss their odd rods. ...

Yes, absolutely. I do miss their odd rods.

They come out with odd sheet glass, but it's annoying to have to use that.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-02-18, 9:38am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,936
Posted By LyndaJ
Aurora is worth more due to silver content.

Aurora is worth more due to silver content.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-12-16, 8:53pm
Replies: 56
Views: 21,402
Posted By LyndaJ
Awesome! Thank-you.

Awesome! Thank-you.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-12, 8:17am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By LyndaJ
You can make silvered stringer that works the...

You can make silvered stringer that works the same as 104 silvered stringer. Same exact process.

For the shards, it's been a long time since I made them, but they require a slightly different...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-09, 5:52pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By LyndaJ
Depends what you want it to do. Can you elaborate?

Depends what you want it to do. Can you elaborate?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-02, 6:24am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,937
Posted By LyndaJ
I had that a few months ago. I had read here, I...

I had that a few months ago. I had read here, I think, that poorly mixed bead release could cause that. I took the bead release out in a glass measuring cup and used a stick blender to mix it. No...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-19, 9:24am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,023
Posted By LyndaJ
Several thoughts Bullseye sells 8-9 mm rod that...

Several thoughts
Bullseye sells 8-9 mm rod that gives a little more flexibility in size

Schott makes glass that is compatible, and if you're willing to order late quantities, you can get large...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-09, 8:13pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By LyndaJ
If that happens, it usually feels sharp. I...

If that happens, it usually feels sharp. I wouldn't use in jewelry for others or sell with sharp areas. I've looked at those holes under magnification, and there are usually some pretty thin areas of...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-08-04, 6:21pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By LyndaJ
Brazee studio in Cincinnati teaches beginners...

Brazee studio in Cincinnati teaches beginners classes.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-16, 9:40am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By LyndaJ
Or pink striker

Or pink striker
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-24, 7:37am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By LyndaJ
Raku has generally been stable for me. Some other...

Raku has generally been stable for me. Some other colors, not so much. I've had cracks show up >6 mo. I suspect lead content may play a role. Higher annealing helped, but I ended up getting a small...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-20, 8:15am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By LyndaJ
They can be melted in. They react with french...

They can be melted in. They react with french vanilla (and similar colors) like 104 silver glasses - dark reaction lines. So melt in slowly if you I'd with reactive colors. They can be reduced and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-04-10, 8:28am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By LyndaJ
Agreed on the too hot assessment. Same...

Agreed on the too hot assessment.

Same thing happens with encased florals. You have to press in stages. Deep heat, let he outside firm up, press a little - repeat.

When it's really hot and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-18, 10:21am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,719
Posted By LyndaJ
I have two. One for pandora size 3/16 and one for...

I have two. One for pandora size 3/16 and one for regular (1/16, 3/32, 1/8)

I had the adapter for doing pandora size beads for thank-you regular size - which I had first - and the weight made it...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-03-14, 2:38pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By LyndaJ
Mine only sticks if I don't ream out the inside...

Mine only sticks if I don't ream out the inside before I start flaring. I use the deburring tool for that. I use a tubing cutter, and have noticed that you have to change the wheel every so often so...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-07, 5:03am
Replies: 89
Views: 20,713
Posted By LyndaJ
Eileen, I put in a tablespoon or so of sand, my...

Eileen, I put in a tablespoon or so of sand, my beads to tumble, extra beads to increase the tumbling action, and fill halfway with water.
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