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Old 2012-04-21, 8:31am
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Old 2012-04-21, 8:53am
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You might be able to pull it off with something like 44. 50'd go quicker though.
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Old 2012-04-23, 7:40am
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30mm
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Old 2012-04-23, 7:50am
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Anything in the 26-32mm range would be fine.
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Old 2012-04-23, 7:52am
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Funny you should post this Debbie my mom bought me one of these with some air plants in them and ask if I could reproduce them. I thought they would be a great way to practise blowing larger pieces without the pressure of getting it perfect.
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Old 2012-04-23, 8:31am
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What torch are you working on Debbie?
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Old 2012-04-28, 12:41pm
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I am on a scorpion. I played with the design last night using 10MM med wall jut to get a feel for it. I think I can pull this off.

I am going to try and make them for my stepdaughter's reception for the tables. I need to order some 30mm
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Ooo, how neat Debbie! I wish you the best of luck on this project...can't offer any help 'cuz I'm a soft glass gal, but would love to see how you do so I hope you'll post pics!

Also, if you find you end up with "extra" ones, I'd love to buy a couple!
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Old 2012-04-30, 5:43am
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I am on a scorpion. I played with the design last night using 10MM med wall jut to get a feel for it. I think I can pull this off.

I am going to try and make them for my stepdaughter's reception for the tables. I need to order some 30mm
What size is the finished piece going to be?
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Old 2012-05-01, 12:33am
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thats the most important question, id say you could make it out of a variety of different dimater tubing but if its 50mm then i would use 30 or 34
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Old 2012-05-01, 9:13am
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You could probably make this out of 10mm or 50mm or anything in between depending on how you approach it. Lots of ways to make a blown sphere.
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Old 2012-05-01, 10:21am
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What size is the finished piece going to be?
The size of the piece I posted is 3.5". I am not sure mine will be that big.

I just want the look of those to put little trinkets into.
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Old 2012-05-02, 8:30am
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wht is " ?

i get all confused with u not using mm



(is it inch??)
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Old 2012-05-02, 9:35pm
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Yup its an inch, one inch equals 25 mm
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