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slumping glass: how to??? by Larry[_2_]
I am wanting to slump glass. I would like to know where I can learn all of the processes whether it be a school, a book, the web ???? thank you in advance for any info. Larry
April 23rd 09 02:06 AM
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solder oxidation by No Body
I have two pieces, both made by me 30 years ago; one is a copper-foil window and the solder is as shiny as the day it was made. The other is a lamp with zinc came soldered together and it is grey and dull, both zinc aznd solder alike. Any ideas why the difference?
April 21st 09 06:02 PM
by Chemo the Clown Go to last post
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ceramic kilns: heard they are not compatible with glass??? by Larry[_2_]
Hello, I was recently informed that once a kiln is used for ceramics, it can not be used for glass: is this true???? Thanks in advance Larry
April 9th 09 03:40 AM
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Using glass for Sci-Fi pendants by [email protected]
Wanted to show off my new sci-fi pendants, using dichroic glass and watch parts... www.thewatchman.etsy.com
April 7th 09 05:51 PM
by Kris Krieger Go to last post
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Patina verus metal-paint...? by Kris Krieger
Hi, all, I have tried using Patina on copper-foil pieces, but wasnt' all that impressed with it. I do know that metal paint (specifically, Rustoleum brand enamels) seem to totally seal the surface AND are just about indestructable. Tghe "hammered metal" finishes look pretty decent. Also,...
April 7th 09 05:43 PM
by Kris Krieger Go to last post
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'Serious' soldering iron - recommendations please ? by Adrian
HI Folks My usual weapon of choice is a temperature-controlled Weller 100W iron - which works very well for tiffany-style suncatchers, tealights and so on. Recently, I've been getting more commissions for copper-foil-based window / door panels - with correspondingly longer seams to be...
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April 5th 09 07:17 PM
by Kris Krieger Go to last post
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Seeking Glass Instructors-Boston by WilloughbyBaltic
Willoughby and Baltic in Somerville, MA will be expanding its course offerings to include beadmaking, lampworking, stained glass, glass blowing, fusing/slumping, mosaics and neon. Our glass studio is expected to be up and running by the late summer/early fall of 2009. If you are an experience...
April 2nd 09 07:23 PM
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making laminated glass tubes by Bernhard Kuemel
Hi! I have glass tubes filled with liquid CO2 at high pressure and need to make it safe in case the tube explodes. Currently I put it in a protective polycarbonate tube, but I'm worried the PC might not last long enough. Some of the tubes might be in use for 100+ years. They are meant to be viewed...
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April 1st 09 03:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Charter & (pointer to) FAQs by RCG.FAQ.BOT
CHARTER for REC.CRAFTS.GLASS PREAMBLE: The newsgroup rec.crafts.glass was created primarily for the purpose of discussion related to working with glass. In order to improve the mechanism whereby we may do so without undue distraction, we, the netizens of rec.crafts.glass, do hereby ratify...
April 1st 09 12:20 AM
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Charter & (pointer to) FAQs by RCG.FAQ.BOT
CHARTER for REC.CRAFTS.GLASS PREAMBLE: The newsgroup rec.crafts.glass was created primarily for the purpose of discussion related to working with glass. In order to improve the mechanism whereby we may do so without undue distraction, we, the netizens of rec.crafts.glass, do hereby ratify...
March 16th 09 12:20 AM
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BEEKEEPİNG SİTE OF TURKEY by ASSALE.NET
BEEKEEPİNG SİTE OF TURKEY.. www.assale.net
March 9th 09 10:53 PM
by ASSALE.NET Go to last post
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Diy Kiln by Scott Peterson
Hi, Does anyone know where I can get the parts to build a custom kiln. I'm looking for fire bricks, heating elements, and the holders for the elements so that they can be hung from the lid. also any free instructions or suggestions. I'm looking to build a 3' x 4' x 10" kiln. Thanks to anyone...
March 2nd 09 03:34 AM
by Scott Peterson Go to last post
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Charter & (pointer to) FAQs by RCG.FAQ.BOT
CHARTER for REC.CRAFTS.GLASS PREAMBLE: The newsgroup rec.crafts.glass was created primarily for the purpose of discussion related to working with glass. In order to improve the mechanism whereby we may do so without undue distraction, we, the netizens of rec.crafts.glass, do hereby ratify...
March 1st 09 12:20 AM
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crazy wildass idea by Tom[_2_]
Anybody ever melt a glass object down into a puddle, let it cool, and work with the resultant sheet of glass? I found something....
February 25th 09 06:28 PM
by Tom[_2_] Go to last post
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I'm looking for information resources tools on making jars by pantagruel
by making jars I mean especially how the lids of jars are threaded, tools for doing so. Thanks, Bryan Rasmussen
February 17th 09 10:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS: Jen Ken af 24 e glass kiln - $800 DFW FTF Only by Byron
Jen Ken af 24 e 24" glass kiln. Used maybe 4 times... $800.00 FIRM Am NOT desperate and will accept no less.. Paid around $1200 new for this..Will not respond to lowball offers.. You can look at specs he http://www.stainedglassconnectionfl.com/glass-kilns.html The AFG 24E is the newer model...
February 17th 09 06:18 PM
by Byron Go to last post
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Charter & (pointer to) FAQs by RCG.FAQ.BOT
CHARTER for REC.CRAFTS.GLASS PREAMBLE: The newsgroup rec.crafts.glass was created primarily for the purpose of discussion related to working with glass. In order to improve the mechanism whereby we may do so without undue distraction, we, the netizens of rec.crafts.glass, do hereby ratify...
February 16th 09 12:20 AM
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Form for banker's lamp by Glassman[_2_]
Does anyone know where I can get a form (for copper foil construction) for a banker's lamp shade? Thanks, Glassman
February 12th 09 04:32 PM
by Glassman[_2_] Go to last post
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Polishing pads - name, mfgr...? by Kris Krieger
Hello, I had seen some polishing pads, useful for buffing the edges of fused glass & so on. The oduct is like a sponge, as the diamond-embedde dpolishing pad on one side. Can anyone tell me what they are called, or who makes them? I'm trying to find out where to buy them, but it's dificult...
February 6th 09 03:15 PM
by Duck Furr Go to last post
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cutting surface by Terra
I'm looking at a table made of a sheet of plywood for cutting on, 1" thick and very hard, but I've been offered a formica bar countertop. It's hard and smooth, plus even the smallest flakes and shards will come off cleanly. What are you guys using? ** Posted from http://www.teranews.com **
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February 4th 09 11:39 PM
by Kris Krieger Go to last post
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