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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-04, 8:49am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By samandsha
Here's the easiest way I have found for me. Heat...

Here's the easiest way I have found for me. Heat the end of the rod to glowing hot. Let the glow go out and pinch. You will be able to pull several soft glass stringers. The boro will barely let...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-06, 6:33am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By samandsha
I think the 96 COE that was a short lived CIM...

I think the 96 COE that was a short lived CIM offering had a color that was called St. Nick. I had some at one time. I'll look when I get to the studio and see if I have anymore left.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-02-18, 8:59am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,450
Posted By samandsha
Yup, more oxygen will help you. Feel free to...

Yup, more oxygen will help you. Feel free to contact me with questions. If I can help, I surely will ;-D
Keep your work very close to the flame. Taking it out, even to go to a torch top marver...
Forum: Boro Room 2012-12-10, 9:02am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,473
Posted By samandsha
I met him at Milwaukee and got one of his pieces...

I met him at Milwaukee and got one of his pieces for my collection. What an awesome fellow and amazing artist! Go see him if you get a chance ;-D Samma
Forum: Boro Room 2012-12-10, 8:59am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,002
Posted By samandsha
I took a class with Suellen Fowler last year and...

I took a class with Suellen Fowler last year and we did mix Amber Purple. Unless you have Popeye arms and buckets of hundreds laying around...you're in for an expensive and challenging adventure.
Forum: Boro Room 2012-10-16, 5:59pm
Replies: 28
Views: 5,221
Posted By samandsha
Wendy, I'm so glad you went with the Infinite...

Wendy, I'm so glad you went with the Infinite Rim. I decided when getting mine, I could 70.00 my way thru five or six that I didn't like and still have to end up buying the IR. So, like you, I...
Forum: Boro Room 2012-10-13, 2:17pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,019
Posted By samandsha
I do use the 3mm round and the 4mm flat...both...

I do use the 3mm round and the 4mm flat...both work great for me ;-D
Forum: Boro Room 2012-09-08, 5:04pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,234
Posted By samandsha
We have a bakery in the same building as our...

We have a bakery in the same building as our studio. First Friday Art Walk and a couple sweet torch buddies brought me one ;-D (They are even soft glass peeps)
Forum: Boro Room 2012-09-08, 6:03am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,234
Posted By samandsha
I worked boro last night and BOOM...there was a...

I worked boro last night and BOOM...there was a 5" snickerdoodle! ;-D Samma
Forum: Boro Room 2012-06-07, 6:17am
Replies: 36
Views: 10,671
Posted By samandsha
Duane - If you get a chance, try Double Mai Tai. ...

Duane - If you get a chance, try Double Mai Tai. It's almost impossible not to get color with that one ;-D Same deal, heat to honey and strike.
Forum: Boro Room 2012-05-24, 6:31pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By samandsha
Oh, how very French ;-D Thanks, Deb

Oh, how very French ;-D Thanks, Deb
Forum: Boro Room 2012-05-24, 8:29am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By samandsha
Kool...I just joined too. Will edit listings to...

Kool...I just joined too. Will edit listings to include LE. Is there a team tag that we also use? Thanks - Samma
Forum: Boro Room 2012-04-22, 5:40am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,543
Posted By samandsha
The boro frit I like the best is clear. Be sure...

The boro frit I like the best is clear. Be sure to get a big jar of clear frit. It workes wonders on all kinds of colors. Samma ;-D
Forum: Boro Room 2012-04-20, 5:54pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,741
Posted By samandsha
In place of the white, try NS Mint. It's creamy,...

In place of the white, try NS Mint. It's creamy, super light and works great under color that you want to lighten without the cracking problems ;-D Samma
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 5:49am
Replies: 75
Views: 9,251
Posted By samandsha
Liquid oxy comes in big tanks...big big tanks. ...

Liquid oxy comes in big tanks...big big tanks. We run our studio on a large liquid oxy tank. 10 torches available. Even on a heavy months a tank will last us close to or slightly over a month.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 5:33am
Replies: 53
Views: 7,613
Posted By samandsha
"If you can take the heat...you just might be a...

"If you can take the heat...you just might be a tool"
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-04, 5:26am
Replies: 101
Views: 11,884
Posted By samandsha
With both hands full of molten flaming...

With both hands full of molten flaming goo....RESIST all urges to swat the wasp walking across your diddys ;-D There's just no easy answer here.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-02, 1:25pm
Replies: 101
Views: 11,884
Posted By samandsha
I have one marble and one eyeball shape scars. ...

I have one marble and one eyeball shape scars. Seems to be a right of passage, huh? I'm done now, they can hit the floor all they want ;-D
Samma
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-02, 1:23pm
Replies: 75
Views: 9,251
Posted By samandsha
I have a Cuda and at the studio use either tanked...

I have a Cuda and at the studio use either tanked oxy or liquid oxy. At my home studio, I run the same torch with 3 Ex15's. ;-D Samma
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-04-02, 10:10am
Replies: 101
Views: 11,884
Posted By samandsha
DO NOT try to snap your knees shut to catch a...

DO NOT try to snap your knees shut to catch a marble and keep it from hitting the floor. This is definitely the ONE time you will make the catch! And wearing shorts no less. ;-D Samma
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-03-23, 4:11am
Replies: 53
Views: 7,613
Posted By samandsha
I always say lampworking is like gambling. You...

I always say lampworking is like gambling. You win just often enough to keep you coming back to the table ;-D Samma
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-03-08, 10:32am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,095
Posted By samandsha
Just a couple more spots left on the...

Just a couple more spots left on the Thursday/Friday class. Come join us ;-D Samma
Forum: Boro Room 2012-02-20, 11:56am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,881
Posted By samandsha
I just tried a sample of Queen Bee the other day....

I just tried a sample of Queen Bee the other day. Still at the studio in the kiln. I'm anxious to see the bead. I do remember when trying the glass, my first thought was...OH, I'mma' need a pound...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-06, 1:59pm
Replies: 172
Views: 22,533
Posted By samandsha
With art supplies, I've always been "Hey, I...

With art supplies, I've always been "Hey, I bought it, it's mine, I'mma' use it ;-D" I deny myself in almost every other aspect of life, but supplies, I'm just not gonna'.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-12-23, 7:24pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,305
Posted By samandsha
I use a cabinet base with a piece of birch for...

I use a cabinet base with a piece of birch for the top. A bathroom vanity should work too. Check Craigslist. Leave an over hang so you can get your legs under it when sitting. This gives a great...
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