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Forum: Boro Room 2016-07-30, 8:59pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,335
Posted By Onekura
awesome - what a cool challenge. :)

awesome - what a cool challenge. :)
Forum: Boro Room 2016-07-14, 12:03am
Replies: 28
Views: 6,767
Posted By Onekura
Maybe do a special one for silver colors, as this...

Maybe do a special one for silver colors, as this is still something people are struggling with. Normal colors like crayons don't need in-depth explanation, just how to avoid bubbling/boiling. It...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-07-19, 1:05am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By Onekura
ok, it depends on the ammount you want to apply....

ok, it depends on the ammount you want to apply. I use it very sparingly and for me it works best if I take a punty - anywhere between 5 and 8mm - heat it soft and pick up the opal-frit with that. A...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-07-11, 2:49pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,356
Posted By Onekura
my oh my, we all know this - just has to happen...

my oh my, we all know this - just has to happen at some stage. Now, you can either have a little break from the torch, but keep on watching what others are doing and that will eventually give you new...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-06-05, 2:51pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,629
Posted By Onekura
I can't help myself, but that flower looks like a...

I can't help myself, but that flower looks like a painting
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-27, 10:31pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,474
Posted By Onekura
I am very impressed - clean as - wish I could do...

I am very impressed - clean as - wish I could do that :)
Forum: Boro Room 2015-05-14, 6:41pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,938
Posted By Onekura
Thank you, that comment actually made my day :) ...

Thank you, that comment actually made my day :)
And for a beginner, try this: close a tube and paint on stripes of color about an inch from the front all arround with a gap in between each swipe....
Forum: Boro Room 2015-04-19, 2:44pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By Onekura
nice fume - very clean and good color :)

nice fume - very clean and good color :)
Forum: Boro Room 2014-12-09, 11:14pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,608
Posted By Onekura
avoiding condensation in tubing

Hi to everyone!
I was wondering if anybody has a trick to avoid the condensation thats happening inside the tube, while you work it? It happens about 2" from the heated part - actual drops of water...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-11-15, 8:09pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By Onekura
I don't know about Butter, but I have a Egyptian...

I don't know about Butter, but I have a Egyptian white that, if you start it slow you can get it very hot without bubbling - it has to get to a certain stage of "hottness" before you can really hit...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-11-13, 9:02pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,911
Posted By Onekura
This is what happened when I tried Obsidian. No...

This is what happened when I tried Obsidian. No good at all.
Second pic shows my volcanic rock - this works well.
Forum: Boro Room 2014-11-13, 1:50pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,911
Posted By Onekura
What kind of rocks and gemstones can be encased?

I have encased my local volcanic rocks successfully and I know that gilson opals work well, but what others have you tried that worked?
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-16, 2:19pm
Replies: 338
Views: 49,744
Posted By Onekura
I can only get Schott and Simax - Schott was...

I can only get Schott and Simax - Schott was useless for fuming - the colours are dull. All the fume I do now is Simax and I am happy with the colours I get :)
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-12, 10:43pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
Posted By Onekura
I think the tentacles should be thicker - those...

I think the tentacles should be thicker - those are just way too fragile, but what a nice first attempt - and I like the pendant and marble too. What kind of red did you actually use in that marble ....
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-09, 1:53pm
Replies: 338
Views: 49,744
Posted By Onekura
thank you Vitesse6 and Sara, you need 22k or...

thank you Vitesse6
and Sara, you need 22k or 24k gold - 18k is not pure enough
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-08, 12:24pm
Replies: 338
Views: 49,744
Posted By Onekura
could it be that your work piece is not quite hot...

could it be that your work piece is not quite hot enough? I have mine just under glow. Never had sticking problems . .
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-07, 9:26pm
Replies: 338
Views: 49,744
Posted By Onekura
It is gold and silver fume. Silver bullet as in...

It is gold and silver fume. Silver bullet as in glass may exist, but I don't know of it. I call this bullet because of the shape. It is only clear glass with a gold fume at the tip and silver fume at...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-07, 12:37am
Replies: 338
Views: 49,744
Posted By Onekura
just fume bullet :)

just fume bullet :)
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-05, 5:35pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,144
Posted By Onekura
well, it didn't work for me - cracked - and I...

well, it didn't work for me - cracked - and I don't even want to do the big ones, only for cupboards. So the threaded piece would be for a 4-6mm thread - no more. Every time I mix glass with metal it...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-04, 8:32pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,144
Posted By Onekura
Just to show, what I would like to implant into...

Just to show, what I would like to implant into the glass orb. Is that possible?
Forum: Boro Room 2014-10-04, 6:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,144
Posted By Onekura
mixing metal with glass

I would like to make some doorknobs and for this I would need to embed a metal fitting with a thread. Is it possible and are there any tricks to do this? I have tried it before, but sadly it cracked....
Forum: Boro Room 2014-09-11, 6:00pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By Onekura
yes, this one is fumed, but you can have them go...

yes, this one is fumed, but you can have them go inwards too . .
Forum: Boro Room 2014-09-11, 4:11pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By Onekura
maybe like this, only pulled down further?

maybe like this, only pulled down further?
Forum: Boro Room 2014-08-29, 3:25am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,939
Posted By Onekura
And why would you use Schott if Simax does the...

And why would you use Schott if Simax does the same and better? i used Schott with gold and silver fuming and found the colours lack punch, compared to siimax. Personally I would not go back to Schot...
Forum: Boro Room 2014-08-26, 10:01pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By Onekura
the gas should not make a difference - heat...

the gas should not make a difference - heat traveling in glass should depend on the glass. But my guess would be, that you held the tubing in a different angle for the heat to travel up. As the flame...
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