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Old 2012-05-05, 10:56am
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I would like to make some bobbin beads, is there a specific kind that needs to be used? or is it OK to use the good ole metal ones from way back? Thanks in advance.

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Old 2012-05-05, 11:23am
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I would like to make some bobbin beads, is there a specific kind that needs to be used? or is it OK to use the good ole metal ones from way back? Thanks in advance.

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Steel bobbins are best as they can "take the heat" so to speak.
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Old 2012-05-05, 11:25am
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Here's the thread that is in the Free Tutorials section:
http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/sh...ht=Bobbin+bead
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Old 2012-05-05, 11:26am
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Thanks so much.

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Old 2012-05-05, 5:49pm
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arrowsprings sells a bobbin mandrel if you can't find a chopstick or something that holds the bobbins. I buy stainless steel bobbins on ebay.
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