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by rodney
Tue Apr 13, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: anneal question,,,,,
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

thannnnnk you gentlemen for the comeback

i do appreciate it

rodney
by rodney
Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: anneal question,,,,,
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

anneal question,,,,,

im wondering if i made a thick vase shape, that was not annealed,,,and later, once it was totally cooled, i put it into the kiln or a furnace to heat it up again,,,would it heat up and stay in one piece, or would it heat up and break,,,,thanks,,,,rodney
by rodney
Mon Apr 12, 2004 2:07 am
Forum: Business Topics
Topic: "Collectors' Discount"
Replies: 30
Views: 23260

i read the comments of brock and bert,,,,,i agree with them,,,rodney
by rodney
Mon Apr 12, 2004 2:03 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Thin glass question....
Replies: 7
Views: 3956

Re: Thin glass question....

Is it possible to get glass to go thin in the kiln....I have some bullseye rods and was wonderinf if I cut them up small will they flaten out in the kiln? Alan :) what if you got the rods, laid them in the kiln and put another kiln shelf on top of them, making a glass rod sandwich,,,,seems like the...
by rodney
Sun Apr 11, 2004 12:00 am
Forum: Business Topics
Topic: "Collectors' Discount"
Replies: 30
Views: 23260

Rodney, I am pretty sure that a 10% collector's discount is fairly standard at most of the top notch galleries. However, as I stated before, that's not Marty's problem to deal with. I don't see how it benefits him in a retail/show setting the same way it would a gallery, unless of course it is a co...
by rodney
Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:28 pm
Forum: Business Topics
Topic: "Collectors' Discount"
Replies: 30
Views: 23260

ive never heard of a collectors discount,,,,,if they are a collector of the person whos work they are seeing,,,maybe,,but if they say, "oh i got billy jilley and jo mo at home, im a collector",,,well, so what but then again, it could be that 85% of somthin is better than a 100% of nothin,,,,but for ...
by rodney
Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: what is she doing,,,Q
Replies: 8
Views: 3937

charlie wrote:it looks like kiln wash on an interior mold.


thanks charlie, ,,,,i thought all these pieces were blown,,,thanks,rodney
by rodney
Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:29 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: what is she doing,,,Q
Replies: 8
Views: 3937

what is she doing,,,Q

at this address is a woman brushing something on a shape, does anyone have any idea what and why,,,,thanks,,,rodney

http://www.houstonstudioglass.com/2002_Work.html
by rodney
Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:05 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 6893

Rodney: You can take a small amount (a few teaspoons full depending on the saturation you want to acheive) of Kugler POWDER (or Bullseye powder, for that matter), mix with a small amount a gum arabic and then mix with clear large frit. The powder/gum arabic mixture will coat the frit and will produ...
by rodney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 6893

thanks for that info,,,,what i have in mind is taking the 90coe scrap that i get for about 75cents/lb (if anyone knows where to get it cheaper, i would appreciate that) and mix the super saturated frit with the clear frit, to make a transparent colored clear,,,any ideas, seems like it would work tha...
by rodney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 2:26 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 6893

are these types of glass what is used to make enamel

thanks
rodney
by rodney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 12:52 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 6893

yes, i think this is it,,,KUGLER COLORS,,,not sure, anyone else out there have any idea on this,,,,thanks,rodney
by rodney
Mon Apr 05, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 6893

SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q

i know there is colored glass that is available that has SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,something that i could break up, and mix with clear to make transparent colors,,,does anyone know the name of this glass, and where to get it,,,,thanks,rodney
by rodney
Sat Apr 03, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Stamping on Glass
Replies: 16
Views: 9269

THANKS FOR THIS INFO,,,,

paul could you talk about the difference between powder and enamel,,,,i know i can make my own powder, but how do you make enamel,,,
thanks
rodney
by rodney
Sat Mar 27, 2004 1:22 am
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: FRIT CASTING,,,size Q
Replies: 1
Views: 2559

FRIT CASTING,,,size Q

i realize that if i use fine grain powder, then the glass will opaque,,,what would be the smallest mesh size that i can use, and still get a translucent glass,,,does temp and hold time have anything to do with this,,,,any help in this matter is appreciated,,,,thanks,,,,rodney
by rodney
Thu Mar 25, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Critique?
Replies: 17
Views: 9747

excellent work,,,,, one thing,,,, on the ICE PRINCESS,,,i think it would have come off better if the eyes had a little difinition,,,just a tiny bit of carving, to make the princess look like she has eyes,,,,the way it is now, its more like a blind, blank stare, but its still wonderful,,,,maybe you c...
by rodney
Sun Mar 21, 2004 2:38 am
Forum: Photos and Stuff
Topic: Critic's Corner (temp) Jim's Flagstones
Replies: 10
Views: 6900

Re: Critic's Corner (temp) Jim's Flagstones

[quote="Jim Wolverton"]If you have not read Brock's thread on criticism in Kiln-forming please do so first. This is posted here for a critique in the spirit of that discussion. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, i read the critique thread,,,,so here goes,, you need to sell ...
by rodney
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Criticism
Replies: 65
Views: 27745

Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:05 am Post subject: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- i remember my first art criticism,,i was in the second grade,,,the teacher said that my drawing looked like chicken scratching,,,i knew it didnt and didnt care what she tho...
by rodney
Sat Mar 20, 2004 10:26 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: charlie miner,,,cast glass
Replies: 0
Views: 1961

charlie miner,,,cast glass

today i went to this place ,,,http://www.visitsantafe.com/businesspage.cfm?businessid=1094 what a setup,,,glass blowing and giant casted glass,,,very nice people, they gave me a tour,,,all the way from the waxes to the application of the patina,,,,if you get a chance, it is well worth the effort,,,r...
by rodney
Wed Mar 17, 2004 11:59 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Warm Glass Dictionary
Replies: 43
Views: 24993

definition

the dictionary is great,,,wonderful idea,,,there is nothing under letter Y,,,here is suggestion

yee ha..... the tern used when at last the problem is solved, quickly followed by "its about time" or "now what"

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