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Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-18, 2:28pm
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Rig as in a torch set up? I couldn't begin to...

Rig as in a torch set up? I couldn't begin to tell you. It's a LOT of money and you would need to decide if you want to continue on with glass to make the investment worth while. Perhaps it would be...
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-17, 3:25pm
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Three Muses Glass
You 'might' be able to Polish the cuts with a map...

You 'might' be able to Polish the cuts with a map gas torch, but it looks like you'd want them to be very smooth and level for best sound and that's going to be hard without an oxy/gas torch I'd...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-11, 11:45am
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Three Muses Glass
For head pin wires, yes. Widget supply has a long...

For head pin wires, yes. Widget supply has a long double ended pin vise for about $5. It just takes a sec to unscrew the collet enough to pick it up with long tweezers and put in the kiln. Don't use...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-02, 2:27pm
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I did a little googling and it looks like it's...

I did a little googling and it looks like it's faux opal. There are a few ways to get the look...or try to. An interesting base glass (or two), a little dichro, and/or silver foil, and/or some silver...
Forum: Boro Room 2019-11-28, 1:31pm
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Three Muses Glass
GTT has an FAQ on their site- Flow Rates for GTT...

GTT has an FAQ on their site- Flow Rates for GTT Torches- that should tell you.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-18, 4:10am
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Three Muses Glass
The puffy stuff is high temp fiber blanket, it...

The puffy stuff is high temp fiber blanket, it helps insulate and retain heat. It does shed sometimes and should be gently vacuumed from the area. Not good to touch or breathe. Yes on the bricks. The...
Forum: Studio 2019-09-12, 4:58am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I can't really see but do you have a kiln stand...

I can't really see but do you have a kiln stand there? If not, you should get one to elevate it off the floor. And perhaps some Hardi board (cement drywall type stuff) on the walls behind it. And on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-09-04, 2:34pm
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Three Muses Glass
It's a 5 lpm oxycon?

It's a 5 lpm oxycon?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-08-01, 7:46pm
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Vinegar and salt is supposed to work pretty well....

Vinegar and salt is supposed to work pretty well. I've had good results with ammonia, salt, and a sprinkle of baking soda.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-19, 4:27pm
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Yes, search for Magpies Glass Cache. She has a...

Yes, search for Magpies Glass Cache. She has a website and also is on FB. I can't do links on this tablet.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-07-11, 4:17pm
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Try a search for coin bezels too. But, imo (worth...

Try a search for coin bezels too. But, imo (worth what you paid for it), they sound a bit heavy already, adding metal might make them too much for earrings. Maybe try drilling some holes with a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-27, 6:09am
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Three Muses Glass
you might be able to find a small independent...

you might be able to find a small independent welding supply shop that would but like Dix said, most won't.
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-06-15, 6:46am
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Beth Bead Burner on NG?

I have an old Bethlehem Bead Burner. Does anyone know if household natural gas is sufficient?
Forum: Torch Questions 2019-06-05, 4:26am
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I know this sounds terribly simple and you've...

I know this sounds terribly simple and you've probably thought of it, but did you check the breakers and/or try plugging it in a different place to see?
Forum: Boro Room 2019-04-14, 8:01am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,173
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Northstar and Momka also have glitter/sparkle...

Northstar and Momka also have glitter/sparkle rods. Maybe some of the newer companies too but I don't know enough about them. The good news is a little goes a long way and some of them have to be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-10, 5:29pm
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Good for you for being safety minded! You may be...

Good for you for being safety minded! You may be able to find a Hothead here in the Garage Sale by putting up a wanted ad, or there are a few facebook groups to do the same.

It doesn't sound like...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-10, 8:12am
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Three Muses Glass
First things- eye protection and ventilation. If...

First things- eye protection and ventilation. If you know you'll be going to boro, you'll need other glasses too. It's not a cheap thing to do. BUT you can start with a Hothead torch* and a fiber...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-04, 3:00pm
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Three Muses Glass
There are these inserts with screws-...

There are these inserts with screws- https://www.axner.com/threadedinsertsforcabinetknobs.aspx

I didn't get them from Axner, but I'd have no problem buying from them again. I got them from an...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-03, 9:42am
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Will you be making them directly on the nut (no...

Will you be making them directly on the nut (no bead release)? If so, I don't know (and don't recommend it anyway), but there are other alternatives if you'd like to hear them. Don't want to assume....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-06, 6:42pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Three Muses Glass
I have. It broke very quickly. I thought maybe...

I have. It broke very quickly. I thought maybe adding some graphite but never tried it, just gave up and bought more Fusion.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-02-15, 8:14am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Hi Karen! Generally, greens and chromium? (I...

Hi Karen! Generally, greens and chromium? (I think) colors don't like to go that hot for long.
What I have found with some of the MA colors, Moonstone especially, is that even with itself, that 1100...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-10, 5:20pm
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Hi Lory, welcome! Need lots more info- glass...

Hi Lory, welcome! Need lots more info- glass used, annealing schedule, did they go right in or are you batch annealing...things like that.
Forum: Boro Room 2019-01-06, 11:46am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Have you looked in the boro tutorial section...

Have you looked in the boro tutorial section here? There is a ton of good info.

What is this tool you mention? I've never heard of it.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-12-17, 1:18pm
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Three Muses Glass
It sounds like the opposite may be happening, the...

It sounds like the opposite may be happening, the gas is too strong pressure for the oxy. A flash back arrestor isn't needed with oxycons as the airflow isn't stong enough to open the valve (keep one...
Forum: Boro Room 2018-12-15, 5:05pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,116
Posted By Three Muses Glass
Eileen, the centerfire of the Hellcat is a...

Eileen, the centerfire of the Hellcat is a mini-cc and you'd be better off with 2 5's if you have them. But yes, you can do oxycons for inner and tanked for outer.
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