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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-28, 11:23pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By AlivELampworK
i bought a lot of it from people through Facebook...

i bought a lot of it from people through Facebook over the last month. prices between $40-$100 a pound, depending on who was selling it to me and what kind of quantity. most of it was around $65.
Forum: Sale Rack 2014-02-22, 6:08am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,469
Posted By AlivELampworK
i'd like to add my two cents in about the new...

i'd like to add my two cents in about the new sandstone.

the application i used sandstone for, in the first batch, was for it to be a grayish ivory base that held very thin CIM tuxedo lines crisp...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-19, 10:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By AlivELampworK
To view links or images in this forum your post...

To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 1 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-09-29, 5:02pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,560
Posted By AlivELampworK
can i just say, thank you all so much for...

can i just say, thank you all so much for including me and for such a wonderful weekend!!!!!! what a wonderful group! could not have asked for a better weekend with y'all. thank you so much. :love:
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2013-08-20, 9:47am
Replies: 24
Views: 6,560
Posted By AlivELampworK
i cant get this link to open. :( i am so...

i cant get this link to open. :(

i am so excited for this event!! can't wait to see everyone. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-12, 1:14pm
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By AlivELampworK
hmmm. where do you work?? this sounds...

hmmm. where do you work?? this sounds interesting. do you know if it has a # associated with the batch? if you know it, let me know and i'll talk to my coworker about it.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-06, 7:28am
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By AlivELampworK
can you elaborate on this? tubing, rod? soft,...

can you elaborate on this? tubing, rod? soft, boro, quartz?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-02-01, 4:57pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,844
Posted By AlivELampworK
a crunch or squeeze.

a crunch or squeeze.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-01-02, 11:38am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,064
Posted By AlivELampworK
polishing with a variety of grits, all the way up...

polishing with a variety of grits, all the way up to cerium oxide.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-12-28, 7:18am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By AlivELampworK
triton. y'all can have the rest of it. :biggrin:

triton. y'all can have the rest of it. :biggrin:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-12-07, 5:02am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By AlivELampworK
amen. i think classes are great. i have...

amen.

i think classes are great. i have taken a LOT of classes. but i think the skill comes from an absolutely ridiculous amount of practice. even when it feels like you're failing, you need to...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2012-11-01, 6:53pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,733
Posted By AlivELampworK
paula thank you for donating to our TN bead...

paula thank you for donating to our TN bead group!! i really appreciate it, it will go a long way in BOC beads!! :love:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-10-17, 4:37am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,302
Posted By AlivELampworK
it would happen that i'd comment in a thread like...

it would happen that i'd comment in a thread like this, and then go make a bead and do the most dumbass thing. i had opal yellow pulled and it happened to fall into the copper green pile of stringer,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-10-16, 5:06am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,302
Posted By AlivELampworK
i use an old test tube holder, it has 14 tubes....

i use an old test tube holder, it has 14 tubes. also, i only pull 14 colors at a time, with enough variation that you can pretty much tell the difference. (for example, i wont pull cobalt blue and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-10-16, 5:04am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By AlivELampworK
PJ i love the grit method. for my super big...

PJ i love the grit method. for my super big beads, i have to do it that way, there just isnt a diamond file long enough to reach through the hole.


we use foredom bits in our shop.
To view...
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2012-09-14, 4:02am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,049
Posted By AlivELampworK
second that! or penland, pilchuck, appalachia...

second that! or penland, pilchuck, appalachia center for craft. my first pick would be penland, obviously. :grin:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-16, 8:50am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,943
Posted By AlivELampworK
oh no no no not dumb at all!! as a beadmaker you...

oh no no no not dumb at all!! as a beadmaker you are totally in control of the beads you make! no regulations on the beads you "have" to be making. if making tiny tiny beads makes you happy, do that....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-16, 6:18am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,943
Posted By AlivELampworK
i'm not totally sure what you mean by acceptable....

i'm not totally sure what you mean by acceptable. do you mean for use in jewelry? or a specific technique? you can make beads whatever size you want! (says the girl who makes 1/4 pound beads, haha!!)...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-10, 4:41am
Replies: 61
Views: 8,868
Posted By AlivELampworK
yeah getting that amount of quartz to squish a...

yeah getting that amount of quartz to squish a paddle would be frustrating and take a ton of time with a small torch. hydrogen on the other hand.. :)

ETA: if you dont have proper eyewear for...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-08-10, 4:32am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,847
Posted By AlivELampworK
malcolm is a super nice dude! it was awesome to...

malcolm is a super nice dude! it was awesome to meet him at the gathering. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-09, 4:38am
Replies: 61
Views: 8,868
Posted By AlivELampworK
ok amigos! let me do some fiddling and i'll let...

ok amigos! let me do some fiddling and i'll let you all know! :love:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-08, 5:16pm
Replies: 61
Views: 8,868
Posted By AlivELampworK
Not in quartz, smartass!!

Not in quartz, smartass!!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-08-08, 9:40am
Replies: 61
Views: 8,868
Posted By AlivELampworK
:lol: they've never heard of it? :lol: ...

:lol: they've never heard of it? :lol:




the welding torch wont work any better than the bead torch.



yeah if anyone wants to i could definitely make some. :)
Forum: Boro Room 2012-07-17, 8:25am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,204
Posted By AlivELampworK
it is full of information. an amazing watch. its...

it is full of information. an amazing watch. its a really interesting community of people and hearing some personal accounts of the movement is really really interesting.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2012-05-22, 6:27am
Replies: 48
Views: 11,473
Posted By AlivELampworK
three dogs. one is 7 pounds, one is 8 pounds, one...

three dogs. one is 7 pounds, one is 8 pounds, one is 10 pounds. weighs less than most people's single dog AND glass stash...but more than my glass stash. :lol:
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