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by helenrudy
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Removing glass plug from diamond drill bit
Replies: 25
Views: 15713

Re: Removing glass plug from diamond drill bit

Before Drilling the glass, I drill through a thick kitchen sponge so the sponge fills part of the core. Then I dip the sponge into water and that helps to keep the core drill wet when drilling the glass. You can keep on dipping the sponge filled drill into water until the job is finished. The glass ...
by helenrudy
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Diamond Band saw- cutting speed
Replies: 3
Views: 2434

Re: Diamond Band saw- cutting speed

Thanks Brad. I will calculate the speed and see how that relates to the gryphon. I have a direct water feed onto the blade so I do not think its insuficient water.

Cheers

helen
by helenrudy
Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Carving wheels
Replies: 3
Views: 3094

Re: Carving wheels

Thanks I will. H
by helenrudy
Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Carving wheels
Replies: 3
Views: 3094

Carving wheels

I know you get what you pay for, BUT I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations on starter carving wheels for battuto. Something a novice like myself can cut their teeth on (no pun intended) with reasonable results and without spending $600.00 on a sintered diamond wheel at His Glass I was th...
by helenrudy
Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Diamond Band saw- cutting speed
Replies: 3
Views: 2434

Diamond Band saw- cutting speed

Hi I have just converted a Rigid wood bandsaw to a wet diamond bandsaw. Does anyone have any recommendations on speed of the saw blade. I am cutting 3/4in slab that is a vertical drop slump (Doug Randall shape) and I am getting some cracks running into the vessel sides. I then grind down the edges u...
by helenrudy
Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Tempering Bullseye Glass
Replies: 16
Views: 7711

Re: Tempering Bullseye Glass

Wow. Thank you all a great discussion. Helen
by helenrudy
Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Tempering Bullseye Glass
Replies: 16
Views: 7711

Re: Tempering Bullseye Glass

Yes. the videos seem to show it works.
Thanks
Helen
by helenrudy
Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Tempering Bullseye Glass
Replies: 16
Views: 7711

Re: Tempering Bullseye Glass

Have you ever used Flex tec from his glass?
by helenrudy
Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Tempering Bullseye Glass
Replies: 16
Views: 7711

Tempering Bullseye Glass

Can 1/4 in or 1/2 in thick fused bullseye glass be tempered to meet code requirement for architectural installations? :?
by helenrudy
Wed May 08, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Bullseye fiber paper causing opaque glass to be Matt
Replies: 5
Views: 3056

Re: Bullseye fiber paper causing opaque glass to be Matt

I have been lazy with the paper. I hate it when the opaque glass sometimes stick to shelf and leaves a dent.
by helenrudy
Wed May 08, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Bullseye fiber paper causing opaque glass to be Matt
Replies: 5
Views: 3056

Bullseye fiber paper causing opaque glass to be Matt

I am making some pieces where the base glass is opaque bullseye color, red, blue etc. and it is fired directly onto the fiber paper On the shelf. The opaque glass where it is fired onto the paper is losing its sheen and is Matt and almost has a dusty appearance. Does anyone know why. Any thoughts on...

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