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by Susanbuckler
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: spray kiln shelf
Replies: 6
Views: 5302

spray kiln shelf

Is it effective to spray kiln on a shelf using a simple household spray bottle - one you'd use to spray water on plants? I'm going to fire irid face down and want to be sure the kiln washed surface is in good shape. I've also read about the pros and cons of using thin fire when firing irid face down...
by Susanbuckler
Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Joining up stringers
Replies: 16
Views: 7460

Re: Joining up stringers

Thanks Valerie
I thought that might be the best solution as I struggled with the stringers tonight
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Joining up stringers
Replies: 16
Views: 7460

Re: Joining up stringers

If someone could give me some additional tips for cutting 2mm stringers, I'd be grateful. Doing my best to follow Cynthia's advice but I cannot seem to cut the stringers so they are all the same length. The piece I am working on has a base of two 2 mm pieces of tekta, with a design consisting of 2mm...
by Susanbuckler
Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Art, philosophy, and content
Topic: Silence
Replies: 26
Views: 22428

Re: Silence

I love this forum too
While I've not had much time for fusing in many months due to busy work schedule and family responsibilities, I frequently read this forum and love the way it keeps fused glass alive for me
Thank you to all
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Sand corner of mold?
Replies: 1
Views: 2139

Sand corner of mold?

Happy holidays to all Finally have time to get back into my studio and I noticed a couple of the corners on BE molds are deteriorating slightly. Would you recommend sanding them a bit to even it out and then reapplying kiln wash ? Can I reapply kiln wash just to those spots or should I reapply it to...
by Susanbuckler
Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Business Topics
Topic: Designing a new studio
Replies: 38
Views: 26771

Re: Designing a new studio

No studio suggestions Marty
But I'd like to be one of those 10 students
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Mailing magnets
Replies: 8
Views: 6769

Re: Mailing magnets

Thanks Charlie& Dana
by Susanbuckler
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:26 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Mailing magnets
Replies: 8
Views: 6769

Re: Mailing magnets

Dana
Can you give me your source for the small bags? I can't find small ones in small quantities. Thanks
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Mailing magnets
Replies: 8
Views: 6769

Mailing magnets

Ok...magnets done...any suggestions on best way to send them? Does each one need to be individually wrapped to be safely mailed? Thanks for the advice
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Kickstarter molds
Replies: 8
Views: 4340

Re: Kickstarter molds

My molds came too
Thanks, Brad
Excited to try them out
Where on your site are the directions?
by Susanbuckler
Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: kiln replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 6315

Re: kiln replacement

Thanks
I'll try bowing down after I close the lid
by Susanbuckler
Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: kiln replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 6315

Re: kiln replacement

Valerie and others,
What kind of general maintenance do you suggest for a kiln?
I vacuum the elements and inside
What else?
Thanks
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Thu Jan 02, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: kiln in unheated garage
Replies: 9
Views: 4493

Re: kiln in unheated garage

Rosanna
Do you think the controller could break due to the cold? I wouldn't want to chance it.
i have a small space heater... could use as you suggested
thanks for the advice
by Susanbuckler
Thu Jan 02, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: kiln in unheated garage
Replies: 9
Views: 4493

kiln in unheated garage

Hi My kiln is in an unheated attached garage. I've never had problems firing it during the winter....but it has never been this cold since I've lived in this house. Temps in the mid hudson valley of NY will be below zero at night and single digits during the day. Does anyone think there are issues I...
by Susanbuckler
Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Glue for fused work
Replies: 24
Views: 16136

Re: Glue for fused work

cheap liquid pump hairspray - currently using suave
i put it in a small bottle & use it with an eye dropper
by Susanbuckler
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Help putting frit in mold
Replies: 5
Views: 3174

Re: Help putting frit in mold

Shelley
I've thought about doing this too
what kind of molds are you using?
Susan
by Susanbuckler
Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Devit Problem with BE
Replies: 21
Views: 10205

Re: Devit Problem with BE

I keep the plug out of the peephole the entire process.


why?

Susan
by Susanbuckler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Photos and Stuff
Topic: Taking photos
Replies: 7
Views: 4628

Re: Taking photos

Thanks for the replies & information.
Great reference website, Marty
Thanks Mike for the Idea of editing in photoshop. it did not occur to me but I think should solve most of my problems.
Risa....my spouse is also a photographer. He'll do the photoshop work for me.
by Susanbuckler
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Photos and Stuff
Topic: Taking photos
Replies: 7
Views: 4628

Taking photos

I could use some help. I have a difficult time taking good pictures of my plates & bowls. No fancy camera....using either my cell phone or iPad. Any suggestions for better pictures? I've put pieces on a light box, but that distorts the colors. Also tried putting the pieces on a while piece of pa...
by Susanbuckler
Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Board Help
Topic: Flagging a topic for easy retrieval later
Replies: 4
Views: 5843

Re: Flagging a topic for easy retrieval later

Thanks, Brad.
I've been emailing the topics to myself & now have quite a collection.
What an easier way to do this.
Susan

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