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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...
August 1st 11 12:20 AM
by RCG.FAQ.BOT Go to last post
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Thanks for everything by Bart V[_2_]
Hi folks, If there's anyone left to read this that is - thanks for answering all my questions over the years. Thanks to you I became a pretty good stained glass dude. Too bad it never took me anywheres income, or jobwise, although I did end up with a few nice pieces for myself. I'll probably keep...
May 8th 11 12:31 PM
by barktasobe Go to last post
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Crafts and glass work by Andrea[_2_]
Iím searching for a place to sell my crafts and glass work and I'd like to share my findings with the group. The most popular places to sell DIY handmade are ebay and etsy. I stumbled upon another site selling jewelry, crafts, handmade, etc. It's completely free. The site is...
January 19th 11 08:55 AM
by AnselNobel Go to last post
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Crafts and glass work - selling online at no cost? by Jessica
Iím searching for a place to sell my crafts and glass work and I'd like to share my findings with the group. The most popular places to sell DIY handmade are ebay and etsy. I stumbled upon another site selling jewelry, crafts, handmade, etc. It's completely free. The site is...
June 29th 10 07:14 PM
by Ron Parker[_2_] Go to last post
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microwave kilns? by Larry[_2_]
Hello all, I've seen an ad for a kiln which goes in the microwave to fuse small glass objects. has anyone tried one? Any issues, problems? Is it practical? I wish to fuse belt buckles and the medium one may fit my needs..... thanks in advance, Larry
May 10th 10 11:35 PM
by Jerry Go to last post
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need advise: high alkali crucible melt by Permafacture
I am planning to make sodium/potassium silicate through the furnace route in a crucible furnace. I am unfamilar with precautions necessary for very high flux mixtures as opposed to regular soda glass. Will alkali "fumes" hurt my kiln. Will molten alkali destroy a regular glass crucible? I have...
May 10th 10 03:32 PM
by Douglas Wiggins Go to last post
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rounding over the sharp edge of a cut neon tube by William Wixon
hi, wondering if i could ask a question, worried it's been asked many times before, apologies if it has. i got a few 4 foot long broken lengths of neon tube. i want to cut them into approximately 16 inch long pieces and heat the cut ends to round over and smooth off the sharp broken...
May 10th 10 01:00 PM
by Douglas Wiggins Go to last post
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Failed copper patina on stained glass by Adrian
Hi all I'm having dificulty with getting a decent copper patina on the solder joints on Tiffany-style stained glass items. After soldering, I give the soldered seams a good clean with detergent supplied by my friendly local stained glass shop. Then I dry the item, and apply copper patina...
May 3rd 10 11:54 PM
by Nancy W. Go to last post
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laminated glass tubes by Androcles
"Bernhard Kuemel" wrote in message ... Hi! I make display glass tubes with high pressure content (up to 200 bar). To protect the tubes from damage and to protect the spectators from shrapnel in case of an explosion I try...
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January 20th 10 06:53 PM
by AngiePI Go to last post
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Q: Best Glue by Matthew Lybanon
I am making some 3-dimensional glass objects, made of stacks of stained glass triangles. I have tried several types of glue, but after it dries I can easily pull the triangles apart. I would like to use a glue that is colorless and will keep these triangles stacked. Has anybody done...
December 28th 09 01:38 PM
by Matthew Lybanon Go to last post
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laminated glass tubes by Uncle Al
Bernhard Kuemel wrote: Hi! I make display glass tubes with high pressure content (up to 200 bar). To protect the tubes from damage and to protect the spectators from shrapnel in case of an explosion I try to make a protective cover. Try? There is no "try." Do, or do not. 200 bar...
December 18th 09 04:23 PM
by Uncle Al Go to last post
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black magic patina etc by NoBody
Anybody know if there are any brush-on, rinse-off acid washes for solder/came etc in colors other than black and copper? Golden maybe? Greenish aged type? Where to get? Personal observations of use? TIA, Bob
December 6th 09 04:52 PM
by Steve[_3_] Go to last post
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Christmas presents:handbags for your family by limeng333333
Christmas is right around the corner. Do you have a list handy? Do you know exactly what youíre buying everyone, or what youíd like to buy? Are you stressed yet? Itís amazingly easy to get stressed already, especially when youíre dealing with having to do everything for your family. do you go...
December 3rd 09 03:33 AM
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Patina Buddy????? by NoBody
I'm getting chemicals etc for applying patina and I see this clump of "brass wool" that is supposed to do something fabulous. Anybody use it or know what the heck it does?
December 1st 09 10:17 PM
by NoBody Go to last post
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Art Glass Top Sites by DownEastSG
New top site list open to all art glass websites. Free to join! http://stainedglassville.com/artglasstopsites/
November 17th 09 01:51 PM
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Enamel & Glass In Same Kiln? by Dana Crawford
Can I use the same kiln for both enameling and fusing glass? I read something that said you can't do this, but no reason why was given. Does it have to do with using leaded enamels? Also, is it necessary to have an exhaust hood over the kiln that vents outdoors, or is this not necessary if I don't...
October 8th 09 03:10 PM
by Dana Crawford 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...
August 16th 09 12:20 AM
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Iridescent glass by No Body[_2_]
Does anyone know how the iridescent coating on stained glass is made, and what the stuff is made of? I'm wondering how to remove select areas on a piece.
August 10th 09 07:32 PM
by No Body[_2_] 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...
August 1st 09 12:20 AM
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Query regarding glass surfaces? by Gas Bag
Iíve got a query relating to glass surfaces. Iíve noticed that glaziers can fit special non-reflective glass to picture frames. Iíve felt the surface of this special type of glass, and it is very very slightly rough. It is perfectly clear and the picture can be seen perfectly, but there is no...
July 16th 09 06:57 PM
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