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Newbie needs to buy a grinder
Hi, folks! First I must tell you all that I have been watching this newsgroup for about a month and find you all very informative and highly entertaining! Thanks! I have been dabbling in stained glass...
14 years ago 25
 
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I hope you'll forgive a brief plug: I manage the video library at Technical Video Rental. We're now in our third year of renting out instructional and craft videos online, and delivering them via...
14 years ago
 
Double sided mirror?
Anyone know who sells glass that's mirrored on both sides and what the approx sq ft cost is? Thanks! -- JK Sinrod Front surface mirror. The kind you use in kaliedoscopes. Check your distributor...most...
14 years ago 5
 
Pattern material and matching glass
I have been experimenting with 6 to 10 mil (0.006-0.010) thick mylar as a pattern. Since there is 0.02 clearance in the cutter wheel, I can get right next to the cutter wheel and get good support from...
14 years ago 13
 
cutter clogs
hey all. I've been having to replace cutting heads far too frequently in the past year. i use Toyo TC 10 s and they keep getting clogged, not dulled! I try cleaning them out with lube plus x-acto plus...
14 years ago 16
 
FA: Schauer and Blythe jewellery & glass fusing enamel...99c per ounce
Schauer and Blythe jewellery & glass fusing enamel...99c per ounce I'm offering 50 ounces of the above in mixed form and colors starting at only $49.50 for the lot. you know your enamels this is a...
14 years ago 2
 
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
 
New pattern methods and pattern making materials
Many pattern materials and methods of transferring a pattern to the glass have been discussed in books and newsgroups. Methods I have seen use Light tables, pattern paper, carbon paper, mylar, spray...
14 years ago 1
 
Leaded glass for kiln casting
I would like to ask you, which US companies produce color leaded glass (24 - 48 % PbO), which can be used for kiln casting (melting in plaster molds). What is the price? Thanks for answer and help....
14 years ago
 
fusing glass in pottery kiln
Can I fuse different pieces placed on stacked shelves in the kiln? Will the temp. be too different shelf to shelf to predict what the result will be? If you have a ceramics kiln it might work being...
14 years ago 5
 
Chihuly Blown Glass Art at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden - Pictures
My girlfriend took me to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for their Dale Chihuly hand blown glass works exhibits, and I'm glad I went. I enjoyed seeing the glass sculptures integrated with the...
14 years ago 2
 
My Stupid Pot Melt Fire
How smart can I be? I had this one of 3 of my kilns, sitting on a wooden dolly, so I could wheel it around when I needed to. The bottom has always been perfectly cool to the touch, but this kiln is 3...
14 years ago 28
 
Schauer and Blythe jewellery enamel $3 per ounce great colors
Genuine Schauer and Blythe Jewellery enamel. Beautiful red yellow violets blues etc Package of 42 ounces, 1050 grams of mixed color. please email for hi res photo's $120 US plus postage ($15 to US...
14 years ago 1
 
Glastar II has 1/4 bit, but lacks table--why?
The Glastar II has a 1/4 inch bit, but without the table or a similar way to wet the diamond surface of the 1/4 inch bit, like the standard 3/4 inch bit, it seems like a strange add-on. If the...
14 years ago 3
 
Kilns & Insurance
Any of you that have a kiln run into any problems with getting insurance, or raised rates? Or do you just keep quiet about it? Curious.... had a little fire and wondering if I should make a claim or...
14 years ago 20