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Old 2005-08-23, 8:21pm
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Default Got any good Boro recipes?

I have been working with boro for the last few weeks and I'm in love with the stuff. I have been working with Doug's recipes as well as Lori and Rochio's book. Got my second oxy con and I'm burning through mandrels with reckless abandon! Doubled my productivity. Does anyone have any favorite boro recipes they would like to share.
I made one up tonight but I can't tell you yet if it's pretty or awful. i'll post a picture tomorrow. Clear base covered in amazon bronze rolled in small clear frit and melted in. Then rolled in butterscotch frit and randomly dotted with chocolate, then two coats of clear frit again and melted smooth annealed at 1050 for 1/2 hour. It may be a vomit bead but it's all mine!
What have you tried? was it good?
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Old 2005-08-24, 6:26am
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Ok so the experiment more or less the vomit bead i was expecting. Actually it's much darker than I thought it would be. Glad I only did one. here it is.
The second set is a better experiment. Chocolate crayon rolled in butterscotch frit and encased. Come on tell me about your boro gone bad and your best invented boro too.
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bumping this up in hopes someone will respond
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