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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-26, 3:58am
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By nklt0
Try Dark Green Adventurin.

Try Dark Green Adventurin.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-26, 2:16am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By nklt0
I know Bullseye are harder to etch then Effetre...

I know Bullseye are harder to etch then Effetre glass. But I don't know if it make much difference which brand of clear is better.

I usually just lengthen the time glass in the etching solution or...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-16, 2:27am
Replies: 33
Views: 8,294
Posted By nklt0
I'll second what Hayley said about doing multiple...

I'll second what Hayley said about doing multiple reducing pass. Check the bead each time till you are happy with the result. If you are going to encase it, work fast and cool after encasing to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-07-13, 1:35am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,379
Posted By nklt0
I've got the soft side one. It's got the same...

I've got the soft side one. It's got the same problems as the aluminum case, a bit unstable on the go and the beads can fall out if the case got tilted.

HTH
Nancy
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-01-09, 4:56pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,584
Posted By nklt0
Here's an old one - Fish scale ...

Here's an old one - Fish scale
http://www.cauldroncreations.com/fishscale.html
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-28, 4:51pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By nklt0
Is there a dead bug in there? I've had a spider...

Is there a dead bug in there? I've had a spider in mine once.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-21, 4:49pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By nklt0
you good, Di! I've no idea how you managed to do...

you good, Di! I've no idea how you managed to do that. It sure look like devit to me but I've never see my glass do that. How big is it?

On the positive side, I don't think cleanness is the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-20, 10:59pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By nklt0
Did you pick off the cut end? The cut end or...

Did you pick off the cut end? The cut end or any scratch on the surface will develop into devit.

For your first few try, you can possibly get away with ignoring it especially when it is at the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-20, 9:48pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By nklt0
Di, What clear are you using?

Di, What clear are you using?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-15, 6:08pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,639
Posted By nklt0
my little contribution to the word combination: ...

my little contribution to the word combination:
和平 - peace
平安 - safe
福星 - lucky star (usually commenting on a person)
Forum: Boro Room 2011-11-15, 5:27pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,166
Posted By nklt0
try use titanium wire with boro. I read it some...

try use titanium wire with boro. I read it some where that it works and I've had some luck with it. Alternatively, tungsten works with boro, but doubt you can bent a hook out of it easily.

Don't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-09, 5:04pm
Replies: 86
Views: 10,470
Posted By nklt0
Sorry, you are right. HH have no relevance on...

Sorry, you are right. HH have no relevance on this subject. I was reading another thread and got mixed up. But size of the beads is important.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-11-09, 4:48pm
Replies: 86
Views: 10,470
Posted By nklt0
Here's the Bullseye article on Annealing that Pam...

Here's the Bullseye article on Annealing that Pam mentioned.
http://www.bullseyeglass.com/methods-ideas/recommended-annealing-cycle-for-bullseye-glass.html
Also have a read on their annealing time...
Forum: Torch Questions 2011-09-29, 10:15pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,621
Posted By nklt0
Loren Stump is currently travelling around...

Loren Stump is currently travelling around Australia with his Sidewinder and were using it for paper weight making.

However I only see it in action on tanked oxygen so can't comment on how well...
Forum: Boro Room 2011-02-20, 9:06pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,629
Posted By nklt0
hi Deb, I thought you are going to resist! ...

hi Deb,

I thought you are going to resist! :P

Anyhow, since I was standing right behind you, I pretty much know what you were using. The light green transparent stringer is probably English...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-20, 4:32pm
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By nklt0
I'm in Sydney and I went with a kavalier...

I'm in Sydney and I went with a kavalier mechanical paddle. No need to worry about power supply, voltage difference or servicing. It is a bit slow in responding but I think it's more to do with my...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-09-09, 12:13am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By nklt0
So, they are going to fuse/slump the halves? If...

So, they are going to fuse/slump the halves? If so it doesn't have to be perfectly round, right?

So, my cheater's way of going about it is:
1. get them to fuse bullseye strips into a bar...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-05, 9:12pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,810
Posted By nklt0
I think I know what you mean and I think any...

I think I know what you mean and I think any scratch on the clear glass will always result in some scum. Better quality of the clear can help reduce the problem and keeping your component...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-05, 7:07pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By nklt0
Sorry to say this, but I know what you mean. So...

Sorry to say this, but I know what you mean. So I buy from Frantz when I take advantage of their specials. If you know what you like, get them in sheet form and slump it yourself. That's a bit...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-08-03, 4:31pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,736
Posted By nklt0
I've been nipping off the worn end since I start....

I've been nipping off the worn end since I start. This may be obvious, but with the already short mandrel that worn out, I flip them over and use the other end. To be extra environmentally...
Forum: Torch Questions 2010-07-15, 5:08pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,026
Posted By nklt0
Okey, I'm not sure what I'm doing differently to...

Okey, I'm not sure what I'm doing differently to everyone, but I've noticed little to no carbon build up on mine.

Here are my setup:
Torch - WITH factory hose and the brass filter thingy
Fuel -...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-07-08, 6:06am
Replies: 15
Views: 11,176
Posted By nklt0
The technique is exactly the same weather you...

The technique is exactly the same weather you used soft or hard glass. The only suggestion I can give is heat and work slowly still you've got the hang of it. 80% of my implosion pendants are made...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-18, 8:33pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By nklt0
I just filled in some of the the blanks in...

I just filled in some of the the blanks in Hayley's list.

a word combo you can use:
row 6 char 4 + row 4 char 4 = harmony/chorus.

meaning of the characters can change depends on other...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-22, 5:21pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,001
Posted By nklt0
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad269/klumpertj...

http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad269/klumpertje1963/c893656c4bc54cfbe88e59d5f956dbd27f1.gif

Ok, this is what I do, I lay a towel on the table and point the can vertically down into the towel...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-27, 9:47pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By nklt0
Hi Jen, Excellent job! re: working in...

Hi Jen,

Excellent job!

re: working in the middle of the mandrel, you don't have to. I guess what I'm trying to say is you don't have to build your bead right at the end. You can have the...
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