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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-26, 7:08pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By Aja
Hi, Vickie- looks like you're my student! Looking...

Hi, Vickie- looks like you're my student! Looking forward to meeting you. The above quote is what you need to look for. Mine is a 3M Tekk P100, found it at Lowes. If you'd rather not drop that kind...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-06-26, 6:13pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,021
Posted By Aja
Glenda, I don't think you mentioned whether you...

Glenda, I don't think you mentioned whether you use regular mandrels or puffy mandrels, but hopefully this might help a bit:
Try to lay down equally sized spacer beads
Keep wall thickness the same...
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-02-10, 8:30pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,469
Posted By Aja
Just got my Sandstone today and it is gorgeous!...

Just got my Sandstone today and it is gorgeous! Can't tell a difference from the original in color, reactions- great curdling, etc.
Forum: The Dark Room 2013-08-08, 8:34pm
Replies: 76
Views: 33,268
Posted By Aja
It takes up quite a bit of space, Joy- my desk...

It takes up quite a bit of space, Joy- my desk top is probably close to 4' or more across and it is pretty filled with enough space for the backdrop in the middle.
Forum: The Dark Room 2013-08-08, 5:17pm
Replies: 76
Views: 33,268
Posted By Aja
I have to second Hayley's opinion- mine arrived...

I have to second Hayley's opinion- mine arrived yesterday evening in the mail and got a few pics this morning:
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One thing that is particularly nice when comparing it to my old...
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2011-10-22, 1:54pm
Replies: 28
Views: 5,313
Posted By Aja
I'll be there Sandy, sharing a table w/ Mary...

I'll be there Sandy, sharing a table w/ Mary Tarara- come by and say hi! :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-30, 5:15pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Aja
Lawsy, this was from years ago, but this is...

Lawsy, this was from years ago, but this is Lauscha Cocoa w/ Copper Green stringer work. Love the combo- not sure if the turq. will react the same as the CG?
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-01-29, 5:13pm
Replies: 89
Views: 20,161
Posted By Aja
I made the mistake of using the Harbor Freight...

I made the mistake of using the Harbor Freight grit sample pack w/ some hollows in my tumbler- and they're pretty much a bust- once they dry they're ashy looking and not nearly as smooth as the 1000...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-11-09, 6:23pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Aja
Ditto on Hayley's suggestion- I usually just tilt...

Ditto on Hayley's suggestion- I usually just tilt the bead and gently agitate it to let the solution out. Since I usually have baking soda inside the bead after neutralizing the etching solution, a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-07-12, 5:43am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aja
Oops, that's what I get for posting late at...

Oops, that's what I get for posting late at night- sorry, Pam, totally went over my head you were talking about the glass makers, lol.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-07-11, 8:16pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aja
It's the nature of handmade that no two will ever...

It's the nature of handmade that no two will ever be EXACTLY the same- hence the reason it can't be compared to something that is machine made/managed like the pharmaceutical allusion.
Some artists...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-21, 5:02pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,770
Posted By Aja
Thanks, Hayley ;) Patti, it's slightly...

Thanks, Hayley ;)
Patti, it's slightly addicting and opaques are usually more reactive than transparents, in my opinion (unless you're talking silver glass). I also like being able to mimic the look...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-13, 5:20am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By Aja
Here is what Teresa (To view links or images in...

Here is what Teresa (To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.) does
I've also noticed the beads that I've worn most often has a softer...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-04-02, 10:03am
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Aja
My bead collar did that the first couple of times...

My bead collar did that the first couple of times I used it and the smell was strong even w/ my ventilation running. It should burn out and not smell for too long- maybe run a couple of cycles w/o...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-12-29, 1:56pm
Replies: 956
Views: 192,072
Posted By Aja
Thanks, Angie ;)

Thanks, Angie ;)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-12-29, 12:35am
Replies: 956
Views: 192,072
Posted By Aja
I love having a smaller peg to core these beads-...

I love having a smaller peg to core these beads- it's a little tricky getting the length just right on the bead since hte smaller diameter doesn't have as much room for error. sorry i'm tyuping w/o...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-06, 3:34pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,535
Posted By Aja
Try it w/ lauscha cocoa or steel blue and also...

Try it w/ lauscha cocoa or steel blue and also effetre med. or dk. red
Sorry about the old pics, but they're the easiest to find at the moment..
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-17, 8:04am
Replies: 956
Views: 192,072
Posted By Aja
Thanks, Dave!

Thanks, Dave!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-10-16, 2:18pm
Replies: 956
Views: 192,072
Posted By Aja
Here are just a few of the beads I've cored so...

Here are just a few of the beads I've cored so far w/ the liner and I love it! The deburring tool also saves loads of time.
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Dave, I emailed you a week ago and haven't heard anything...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-07-24, 1:31pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Aja
Considering how people melt down glass from...

Considering how people melt down glass from bottles and other sources, don't see why you wouldn't be able to- just a question of getting all the bead release out to keep from contaminating the glass....
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2009-02-27, 10:25am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,040
Posted By Aja
Ooo, I love that 3rd bead! Off to look at the...

Ooo, I love that 3rd bead! Off to look at the blog...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-23, 10:42am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,219
Posted By Aja
Thanks, Lea! aja

Thanks, Lea!

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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-22, 5:01pm
Replies: 46
Views: 8,219
Posted By Aja
My fave right now is Ghee- I like to fume it and...

My fave right now is Ghee- I like to fume it and see what effects I can produce. The consistency is nice, too. They're the three middle beads.

Sangre is up there among my favorites. I have a...
Forum: Website help and critique 2007-11-19, 7:34pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By Aja
Kara, you go under 'your Etsy' and click...

Kara, you go under 'your Etsy' and click 'Shipping Options' and then you can set up different shipping profiles. I have two different profiles, one with just US shipping and one with international...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2007-10-15, 4:51pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,593
Posted By Aja
I love this glass- you should definitely play...

I love this glass- you should definitely play with it before you decide to give it away. I've noticed the longer you work it, the more orange tones show. Could just be me :razz:
Here is a set with...
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