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  1. Thread: Toooooooob

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    Want To Buy: Toooooooob

    I break'em a lot so I don't buy nice shit anymore... lol

    I really dig the cup style people been knocking out these days. Anyone got a $100 - $150 cup they wanna sell a fellow lampworker?
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    Re: DIMBW's Beginning

    Got some 14 and 18mm GonG tools and been making some slides.

    That purple and pink slide is my second encalmo ever, two wysteria's and pink satin
    http://i.imgur.com/JAr9Rzxl.jpg

    The slide with...
  3. Thread: Booth Questions

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    Re: Booth Questions

    With razor blades
  4. Thread: Booth Questions

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    Re: Booth Questions

    How do you know I dont want that?
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    Re: Booth Questions

    Thanks Jimmi for the helpful and entertaining post. That table top display is exactly the kind of thing I have been thinking about
  6. Thread: Booth Questions

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    Re: Booth Questions

    Haha nahhh, this is a more informal venue
  7. Thread: Booth Questions

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    Booth Questions

    Heya heya,

    So I'm pretty new to the whole glass scene and have mainly been selling on the internet and through a few local shops. I'm gearing up for my first vendor booth at a county fair and was...
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    Re: Crucible Question

    Awesome! Im not looking to go to war with my hammer, I just think it would be an awesome addition to the studio.

    Now onto the question of who has a crucible and is willing to melt all my scrap...
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    Crucible Question

    So I have about 20-30lbs of scrap glass in lined box. Mainly shit from the bottom of my quench jar after I empty it, but lots of blow tube and short rods and stuff. I want to have it all melted into...
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    Re: Old machinist wants to learn to work glass.

    It may not scare you, but it will startle you. When it does try not to smash your gather into the face of the torch
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    Re: Old machinist wants to learn to work glass.

    Check your area for an Airco or an Oxarc. They rent K-tanks pretty cheap, if your looking to save on upfront cost, renting on o2 tank is a good step. As far a kiln goes keep an eye on the member...
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    Poll: Re: Aura Lens or Phillips?

    I've only ever used Phillips 5's and never experienced any eye fatigue so far but I'm pretty new.
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    Re: RyanBaker's Progression: Journey Through The Wu

    Try condensing back down toward your punty and when Its almost as flat as you like, then switch your punty the to face and then press your back flat. I'm thinking your getting all your art on the...
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    Re: Lever2stackS's Progression Thread

    I just spent way too much time staring at your glass. Stellar work and amazingly fast progression.
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    Re: Marble/Pendant Kiln Strike Help

    Thanks for all the replies everyone.

    Do you think I could be over striking them by working them a second time? A lot of the time I make my vortex's and kiln them to work into a pendant another...
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    Marble/Pendant Kiln Strike Help

    Heya heya

    I was hoping someone may be so kind as to point me in the right direction for kiln striking deeply encased color in marbles and pendants. I've tried temps of both 1160 and 1175, soak...
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    Re: RyanBaker's Progression: Journey Through The Wu

    If your punty is off axis when twisting the vortex your can twist color onto the front.
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    Re: RyanBaker's Progression: Journey Through The Wu

    Leave a bit of space between your lines when making a vortex and then melt them in nice before puntying up and twisting. This will help with trapping air between color.

    Also if you leave a bit of...
  19. Thread: Glass Rack

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    Glass Rack

    So I want to build a rack to hold all my color and longer lengths of clear. I figured I'd tap this source of knowledge before I set to work as you guys have prolly got some good ideas floating around...
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    Re: If you could do it all over again ...

    Looks like a nice setup. I have a wall bench and am glad I didn't go with an island bench. My bench is like 7' long and up against the wall with my torch on one end directly in front of my inline...
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    Re: Your elusive creative genius

    Great listen! Lampworking is the first time I have ever really created anything artistically and so far its been such a great challenge and outlet. There is so many techniques I haven't even tried...
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    Re: Old machinist wants to learn to work glass.

    I'm in Wenatchee, if you ever make it around your welcome to give the Phantom a whirl
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    Re: DIMBW's Beginning

    12 Golden Retrievers, it was crazy.
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    Re: Glassblower problems

    Having to curb my coffee consumption because shakey hands make for a bad sesh.
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    Re: DIMBW's Beginning

    A few new pendants. Between the 100 weather, 12 puppies, and my work schedule getting flipped upside down I haven't gotten as much torch time as I would liked lately. But pups are gone, getting used...
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