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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-16, 9:23am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,926
Posted By luvhotglass
Thanks I just went to the Thompson website but...

Thanks I just went to the Thompson website but whenever I click on a product the page is blank.
Eileen which one are you ordering?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-14, 9:38am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,926
Posted By luvhotglass
Where to buy Enamel Sample Pack

Can someone direct me to where I can purchase an enamel sample pack? I thought Frantz sold them but didn't find any.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-10, 1:53pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By luvhotglass
That's a great idea!

That's a great idea!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-08, 11:14am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,017
Posted By luvhotglass
Yes ketchup really does work. Put the shavings...

Yes ketchup really does work.
Put the shavings or pieces in a small jar with a few squirts of ketchup lemon juice and thin it out with a few drops of water. Shake. Let it sit. Shake again. Then...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-09-19, 7:03am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,083
Posted By luvhotglass
It looks like an old odd batch from Vetrofond. Is...

It looks like an old odd batch from Vetrofond. Is it more Purple than Pink? Ill try to post a pic of my rod.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-06-04, 4:47am
Replies: 23
Views: 6,967
Posted By luvhotglass
Mike, I'll be stalking you! lol I recently...

Mike, I'll be stalking you! lol

I recently posted in the tips section looking for a substitution for the Vet. Lt. Ivory. I really didnt get much out of it.

Nolly. . . . I have Bullseye stashed...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-31, 9:40am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,005
Posted By luvhotglass
Sorry I guess I should elaborate. I really...

Sorry I guess I should elaborate.

I really like the color (no streaks) porcelain like and the "non" reactiveness base.
In the past I've tried to substitute effetre light ivory but it doesnt work...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-05-31, 6:49am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,005
Posted By luvhotglass
Substitution for Vetrofond Light Ivory

Please help. I need to find a substitute for Vetrofond Light Ivory.
Any suggestions?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-24, 4:52am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,230
Posted By luvhotglass
About 7 years ago I took a class and the...

About 7 years ago I took a class and the instructor was all about using recycled material. We broke bottles and just stuck the pieces (slowly and carefully) into the flame. Just make sure you use...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-24, 4:36am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By luvhotglass
Wow thanks everyone for the great ideas! ...

Wow thanks everyone for the great ideas!

Nailpolish, why didn't I think of that? duhhhhhhhhh

Steiconi, I love the idea of the sticky labels. I must try that.

Thanks again, You guys are great!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-23, 10:16am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By luvhotglass
Thanks Jamie Lynne. Of course I have the liquid. ...

Thanks Jamie Lynne. Of course I have the liquid.
I guess I could try it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-23, 9:56am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By luvhotglass
Resist Gel Gone Bad

Just like it says.
My resist gel has gone bad.
Any tips on household items I can use in place of it?

Would Elmers glue work? or is that too soluable?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-06, 3:12pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By luvhotglass
So I checked with the girl and she thought that I...

So I checked with the girl and she thought that I could just make a bead and slip it on to a bobby pin and maybe glue it. But thats not going to work work.

I'm wondering if I could use some really...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-05, 5:54am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By luvhotglass
Update I made more beads and cleaned them by...

Update

I made more beads and cleaned them by hand and they were fine. Smooth as a "babies bottom" (sorry couldnt help myself)
I think its my drill bit.

Im going to look into the polish. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-05, 5:45am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By luvhotglass
Beaded Hair Pins

Someone just asked me to make them Hair Pins (bobby Pins) with a lampwork bead on it.
At first I thought they meant a head pin. (Easy I thought. lol)
Then I realized that the hair pins usually...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 6:37am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By luvhotglass
I dont know if this is a trend but I've been...

I dont know if this is a trend but I've been asked to make more brightly/hot colored beads. Oranges, blues greens.

Purple is always a favorite too. (if you can find the right one)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 6:28am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By luvhotglass
Maybe its my bit. I did use it under water. ...

Maybe its my bit. I did use it under water.

Any recomendations?

I also thought it might be the glass. Its not a color I normally use (green) and it was very shocky.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 5:16am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By luvhotglass
Lol I was in such a rush when I posted this I...

Lol I was in such a rush when I posted this I didnt even think. . . .

Yes the bead holes are puckered but they are not as smooth as when I just use the bead cleaning reamers. The roughness isnt...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-03, 8:04am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By luvhotglass
Help! My holes are rough!

Hello everyone need some advice here. . . . . .

Just cleaned out a bunch of BHB's with a dremmel and all of the holes are a little rough. You cant see them but you can feel them.
What can I do...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-22, 6:37am
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By luvhotglass
Question/Help on Lining Beads

I was gifted some tubing to line bhb's.

Now what?

I do have a tube cutter and electronic callipers.

However, I dont have a machine/press to line them. Ive looked into them and they are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-01, 8:27am
Replies: 32
Views: 6,156
Posted By luvhotglass
Same here. I first used the 5/32 mandrels but...

Same here. I first used the 5/32 mandrels but even
uncored some beads didnt fit. So i now use the 3/16 exclusively!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-01-25, 1:34pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By luvhotglass
Teal - ? Green ? or ? Blue?

So, I was asked to make 3 Teal spacer beads. Sure no problem, or so I thought. . . My first mistake was not asking for more specifics. Since I had both the Light and Dark Teal (Effetre) and it was...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-10, 10:18am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By luvhotglass
YES YES YES!!!!! IT WORKED!!! Thanks for the...

YES YES YES!!!!! IT WORKED!!!

Thanks for the info.

I made a few small "test" beads just to see what happened. I used a reallly pale aqua (it looks almost clear). It looks like a very light...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-10, 5:56am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By luvhotglass
Yes Jaci, I encased the white with clear and it...

Yes Jaci, I encased the white with clear and it still fumed, although not as bad. I kind of like how it looks but not what Im looking for.

I also thought about using a pale color or maybe even...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-09, 12:23pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By luvhotglass
White that plays well with silver

Hope someone can help out.
Is ther any white glass that can be used with silver glass? That stays white?
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