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AD: Our Glass Beads: Made in Italy - With An American Twist! Florence, Italy
Hello, and welcome to Our physical store has been in existence in Florence, Italy for a while now but we'd like to announce the opening of our full-service E-commerce online store. Lily is an...
14 years ago
 
Charter & (pointer to) FAQs
CHARTER for PREAMBLE: The newsgroup 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,...
14 years ago
 
I HATE Ladders
I'm doing this really big Synagogue restoration job where I need to go up to the top of an extended 16 foot extension ladder to get to 5 windows. I'm getting too old for this kind of stuff. Sad to say...
14 years ago 3
 
ammonium chloride (sal ammoniac)
okay...i think that someone here told me how to 'make a block' from ammonium chloride crystals... i can't find that information. would you be so kind as to tell me again...about a pound of the stuff...
14 years ago 12
 
OT - the devil made me send this!
sorry folks...this caught my eye and tickled my sense of humor this early in the day and wanted to share it with you especially when i saw the part about 'electricians'... arlene Five Surgeons Five...
14 years ago 7
 
what do you think of this advice about soldering iron tips?
i found this on the ERSA website... apparently it's not for stained glass production, but general info for all soldering irons... i've always been told to NEVER use flux core solder...but i think that...
14 years ago 59
 
sorry to post off topic but:
you all must get a really great book; dam slow to start out, but read it. 1. The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project) by Chalmers Johnson...
14 years ago 8
 
recommendations?
Okay...a transformer is 'in the mail'...it's a 'table top' model...300watts. a bit more than your standard tourist transformer.. now that this problem is solved, i'm asking for your recommendations...
14 years ago 27
 
articulated arms for beading lamps
Looking for design ideas for an articulated arm to support lamps while beading. The cardboard box and newspaper trick has work well for years with panel lamps, but I'd like to step it up a bit with...
14 years ago 4
 
where are my helpers??
Hi again, Sorry to do this, but I need some more assistance. You may not know of the brands I'm writing about but maybe you've also experienced some of the same problems. There's a German brand of...
14 years ago 9
 
Interesting Kiln Repair development
Here's the latest in my Kiln repair wars. In attempting to patch up my broken coil, it broke in several more places. No worry, I got these cool little tubes that I can crimp on to connect the broken...
14 years ago 4
 
Finished the clock from April
I finished the Octagon clock I started in April after a few practice projects and a class. I see some things that are obvious improvements now, but in general I like the result. Very, very nice! Love...
14 years ago 6
 
Drilling holes in glass
Now that I have started having some fusing successes, I wanted to try drilling holes in the fused glass. I have my little dremel out and set up in a mini-drill press. Also, I probably have just about...
14 years ago 12
 
Recycled glass and compatibility
I recently participated in a group show, kiln processes using recycled glass, sponsored by the Center for Environmental Economic Development (CEED) in California. The show was terrific, the stuff by...
14 years ago 5
 
How do I setup a studio/workshop for Hydrofluoric Acid Etching?
Hi, I am fully aware of the dangers for HF, but can anyone please guide me, ***How to setup a workshop/studio to acid etch 5 feet long sheet of glass?*** I have worked with it in a different country,...
14 years ago 25