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Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2019-06-27, 10:36am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,036
Posted By magpiejst
HOLLY COOPER Aug 4-10 Massachusetts

Holly cooper at Snow Farm in Western Massachusetts
for five days (and on into the night if you like)
Go to SnowFarm.org for details. Should be terrific!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-10-04, 5:21pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,395
Posted By magpiejst
anyone have details on mm sizes and/or suppliers...

anyone have details on mm sizes and/or suppliers for 3/32 silver tubing?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-12, 8:52am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,813
Posted By magpiejst
double helix, no kiln????

is it possible to get good results on a hot head (i know reducing will be better than striking) without a kiln? i would use a ceramic blanket or 'annealing' beads and could kiln anneal at a later...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2015-02-24, 7:05am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,643
Posted By magpiejst
also not in your area but Snow Farm in western...

also not in your area but Snow Farm in western Massachusetts has week long workshops in a spectacular setting. room and board are included for around $800. It's total immersion.
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2015-02-23, 4:04pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,371
Posted By magpiejst
Shane Fero in May in Brooklyn, NY @ Urban Glass

Five days in May 2015 flameworking with Shane Fero.
check out the description at
https://www.urbanglass.org/classes/detail/flameworking-the-fantastic

I've just enrolled & want to make sure...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-10-24, 9:45am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,600
Posted By magpiejst
need help with Tongue pink

The title makes it sound as if it belongs in the bathroom.
Is there a magical way to get tonue pink to strike with a hot head? It looks dirty white as a rod, it looks dirty white as a bead except a...
Forum: Tutorials 2005-10-06, 8:36am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,907
Posted By magpiejst
this just seems to fit into this thread... ...

this just seems to fit into this thread...

http://www.wimp.com/flashers/
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-27, 6:41am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,092
Posted By magpiejst
Bucket o' Mud rocks!

I really love Bucket O' Mud from Timberwolf studios.
http://www.timberwolfstudios.net/

It can be flame or air dried, I've overworked beads like crazy, tugging when the glass is less than molten,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-21, 7:37am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By magpiejst
okay, i'll bite.... what's a PITA?

okay, i'll bite....
what's a PITA?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-19, 1:08pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By magpiejst
LOL I tried talking to it, you know, nice...

LOL

I tried talking to it, you know, nice anise, nice anise. there there.

it's somehow a relief to know i'm not alone. Hmmm. How about a pound of anise white frit????

j
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-19, 12:21pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By magpiejst
got no kiln. sigh.

got no kiln. sigh.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-19, 10:57am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By magpiejst
GRRRRRRRR. Anise/anice white

Anise/anice white is not being all that nise/nice to me. [-(

Trying to heat it as slowly as humanly possible as far out as i could in the flame (i'm on a hot head) the sucker just snapped and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-08, 7:25pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,529
Posted By magpiejst
Thats another interesting question - which tools...

Thats another interesting question - which tools would you cry if you lost?


magpie
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-09-02, 7:07am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By magpiejst
I was surprised to learn about batch annealing...

I was surprised to learn about batch annealing too since the first workshop I did we popped the beads right into the kiln on their mandrels.

I use a crock pot filled with vermiculite that I got...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-08-26, 2:43pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By magpiejst
Batch annealing - where can I send 'em?

Not a chance in the world for me to get a kiln but I'm making beads like a mad person and the place I've been able to get them annealed will be an on and off proposition. Anyone know of...
Forum: Safety 2005-08-12, 8:32am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By magpiejst
Whew. Thanks much, Mike. Judy

Whew. Thanks much, Mike.


Judy
Forum: Safety 2005-08-12, 7:19am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By magpiejst
Yes but what do I do? Usually, when I remove the...

Yes but what do I do? Usually, when I remove the torch, even if there's something left, it doesn't escape.
Forum: Safety 2005-08-12, 6:36am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By magpiejst
I had unscrewed to torch completely and THEN the...

I had unscrewed to torch completely and THEN the gas was escaping. It wasn't frozen.

Judy
Forum: Safety 2005-08-12, 6:01am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By magpiejst
HH Help, urgent!

Finished a Mapp canister - flame went low, lower, out - so I figured: no gas. Unscrewed torch and heard hiss and smelled gas. I screwed the torch back on but don't know how to proceed. Please help.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-30, 12:47pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,900
Posted By magpiejst
Hey, thank you to everyone who weighed in on...

Hey, thank you to everyone who weighed in on this.
I was really curious. The brief videos on Scott's site are fascinating to watch and I was just amazed that someone went to the trouble to create...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-29, 2:48pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,900
Posted By magpiejst
ooooo. do you think if i ask for one in pif i'll...

ooooo. do you think if i ask for one in pif i'll get one?
:doubt: :doubt: :roll: :grin: :roll: :doubt: :doubt:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-29, 2:16pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,900
Posted By magpiejst
I thought the mandrel spinner was an urban legend....

Has anyone ever seen or used this?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-27, 11:20am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,076
Posted By magpiejst
Looking for hat pins...

Does anyone know a source for hatpins? I have a friend who's a major hat wearer and she complains she can't find many around so I'd like to make her some beaded ones...

thanks,

judy
magpiejst...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-22, 11:03am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,362
Posted By magpiejst
lampwork blowing tutorial

In another thread someone mentioned Carlos Dona's tools and I googled and found pix of his flameworking blowpipes and wonder if there's some instructional thread

611

judy...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2005-07-21, 9:01am
Replies: 48
Views: 9,479
Posted By magpiejst
Not to spoil the fun but I have a serious...

Not to spoil the fun but I have a serious question about glasses - I have the basic didydium ones with the perforated flip out pieces - is there a reason for those beyond the obvious one of...
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