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Old 2014-03-19, 9:29pm
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Michele R. Michele R. is offline
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Location: On 6 acres in Southern Mississippi
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Hadn't tried hearts before. Most of the tips for doing them made it look like more work than it was worth. Plus I'm not big on heart-shaped stuff...

Your tutorial inspired me to finally try one. Ok - so I made five! My only piece of advice for those trying this method for the first time is to make sure when you're spinning the mandrel to get the point, that you don't try to do it really hard and fast. And if you do, make sure that the potential hot flinging glass is aiming away from your face. Red hot glass heading towards you at a high rate of speed makes you do it a little less vigorous the next time!

BTW - no injuries here - just a wake-up call to take it easy...

I'll post pics tomorrow if they are worthy of this great forum!
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