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    Re: Bullseye pollution problems

    I'm surprised they haven't just moved the plant elsewhere as an FU to the folks who were making the accusations without taking into account other industries in the area.
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    Re: Show off your stations!

    Where's your incoming air come from?
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    Re: Pre made bails

    My phone keyboard's driving me to drink.
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    Re: A better rim job

    There's a cracking off technique too that I still think is dark magic.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4yovEi7j7E
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    Re: Northstar and TAG

    My guess is simply that Paul's getting old and wants to retire. 6 months from now you'll find out Abe has acquired the recipes and Paul's retiring.
  6. Thread: Mental block

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    Re: Mental block

    Lots of times, that's why I keep a notebook with me to jot down ideas so I can look back at them when I'm standing there with torch block.
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    Re: Glasscraft Webinars

    Glad to see you're still working on webinars, but I thought Glasscraft was closing? Or selling itself, or yes. ?
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    Re: what shades are you rockin and why?

    FWIW, I accidentally scratched to hell a pair of Julbo glacier glasses I loved and sent them to Mike to have to lampworking lenses fit in, and he did a great job. They're like poindexter thick (my...
  9. Thread: neon sign

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    Re: neon sign

    Neon's expensive AF, that's part of the problem.
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    Bitch, please.

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    Re: any other glass blowing forum

    What, we're not good enough for you?!?!?

    Just kidding..this place is great for boro. But lampworketc is more soft glass based, and this is good for furnace work info: http://talk.craftweb.com/
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    Re: Hot head torch

    Folks do it. You can get the hose with the inline regulator from an RV supply place.

    The only caveat is that propane tends to be dirtier than MAPP so it's going to muddy your colors. Also,...
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    Re: Weird glass habits

    I find EDM to be great for point pulling sessions
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    Re: Not Quite A Lathe, Handwork Assistant

    Whoa!
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    Re: what shades are you rockin and why?

    I just got a new pair of full coverage shade 5's. I had accidentally scratched up the lenses in my sunglasses, but I liked the frames, so I sent them in for custom lenses.

    They were Julbo...
  16. Re: Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

    I'm not fond of the curly-que things or the spun out flowers, but I do like his older vases.
  17. Thread: Octopus

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    Re: Octopus

    Thanks folks!
  18. Thread: Octopus

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    Octopus

    Hi ho, Krammit the Frog here.

    Errr...I had someone ask me to make them an octopus pendant. I've never actually done one, but after watching the video below, it seems straight forwarfd enough. ...
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    Re: concentrator beeping

    If I'm not mistaken, that beep is a low purity warning.
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    Re: 3D Printed glass

    Maybe it's like calling Paramore "the human lathe". Someone decided to call themselves "a 3d printer"
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    Re: are classes getting more and more expensive?

    I think they have gone, up, but, assuming you're turning around and turning that knowledge into something you can use to up your game (and hopefully recoup that cost), it may be worth it.

    Having...
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    Re: Fire polishing casted glass

    There's another conversation going on about this, have a look.

    http://www.talkglass.com/forum/showthread.php?65425-Fire-polishing-sandblasting-with-soft-flame-annealing-needed
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    Re: Want to make glass torch. Valve sourcing?

    Maybe he just wants to do it for the sake of doing it. Have fun, just don't blow yourself up.

    FWIW, the quartz folks occasionally use glass torches.

    If you're looking to make a butane...
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    Re: Pattern copyright

    It doesn't necessarily take full out litigation to do damage. Over in the bead world, folks routinely see their listings vanish or their shops temporarily barred on Etsy when someone like Pandora...
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    Pattern copyright

    https://consumerist.com/2017/03/22/supreme-courts-ruling-in-cheerleader-uniform-case-could-lead-to-higher-prices-for-clothing-furniture/

    It could wind up being really bad. Prior art may be...
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