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by jim simmons
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Photos and Stuff
Topic: cut, carved and polished
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: cut, carved and polished

Love it.
the other Jim
by jim simmons
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Silver foil & leaf
Replies: 9
Views: 1297

Re: Silver foil & leaf

Thanks for posting the results. That is one of the reasons that this board is so darned good.
People like you that have a question that needs answered and then discover a cure on their own, then publish the results for the rest of us.
Thank you so much.
The other Jim =D>
by jim simmons
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Silver foil & leaf
Replies: 9
Views: 1297

Re: Silver foil & leaf

There is a product called "Tarnex" that works wonders.
Just dip the silver in and the tarnish comes off in about 1 or 2 seconds at the most.
Ten just immerse in hot water , pull out, let dry and you are good to go.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: ridigizer with fiberboard
Replies: 4
Views: 2199

Re: ridigizer with fiberboard

OK, thanks Kevin
I will try the fiberboard.
Will I need to apply a glass separator?

The other Jim.
by jim simmons
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: ridigizer with fiberboard
Replies: 4
Views: 2199

ridigizer with fiberboard

Do you need to apply ridigizer to fiberboard?
If so, how to apply.
Thanks in advance
the other Jim
by jim simmons
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: zyp coating
Replies: 13
Views: 2805

Re: zyp coating

Hi Kevin drywall sanding attachment ? Could you please explain ? I really can not do any even moderately heavy lifting anymore using kiln wash seems the most sense to me. I was even given a bottle of liquid equivalent of a zyp type and chose not to use it. Buy a drywall sanding attachment for collec...
by jim simmons
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: metal panels
Replies: 6
Views: 1644

Re: metal panels

What Dana said.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: zyp coating
Replies: 13
Views: 2805

Re: zyp coating

First of all, Dana. Let me congratulate you on all of the hard work you and Tanya have done for people in the warm glass field. You both have done a lot to further the education and the fun of the warm glass community. Next, Thanks for posting the MSDS for zyp coatings. I think that a lot of people ...
by jim simmons
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: zyp coating
Replies: 13
Views: 2805

Re: zyp coating

Hi Brad The other reason is that I am wanting to try a couple of techniques that thin fire won't work with. These are some stack firings that consist of stacking 13 layers of glass and then have them spread out. I am afraid that thinfire would get embedded in the bottom layer. And because I don't ha...
by jim simmons
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: zyp coating
Replies: 13
Views: 2805

Re: zyp coating

Hi Brad.
Because I have developed a bad shoulder that prevents me from lifting anything heavy.
My mullite shelves are just to heavy to lift to scrape and lift out of the kiln.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: zyp coating
Replies: 13
Views: 2805

zyp coating

Formally known as mr97.
Has anyone used it instead of kiln wash on a shelf for fusing?
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: metal panels
Replies: 6
Views: 1644

Re: metal panels

Alaska copper and brass has several outlets. I would give them a search.
They handle all kinds of sheet, rod and pipe metals.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Fusing antique glass
Replies: 12
Views: 2478

Re: Fusing antique glass

What Kevin said.
The other Jim [-(
by jim simmons
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Round piece of glass.....sagging
Replies: 4
Views: 1191

Re: Round piece of glass.....sagging

Into what kind of a mold?
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: How to keep parts aligned during fusing?
Replies: 11
Views: 2541

Re: How to keep parts aligned during fusing?

Oh, BTW, Did Kevin say "be sure to keep notes?" This is an absolute necessity if you want to repeat a process at a later date.
Or to modify a. result
Not to seem boring,be sure to keep notes, be sure to keep notes, be sure to keep notes.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: How to keep parts aligned during fusing?
Replies: 11
Views: 2541

Re: How to keep parts aligned during fusing?

Think on it for a minute.
What happens during the fusing process?
The glass gets SOFT.
Remember that gravity is a LAW and NOT just a good idea/\.
For more info email me.
The other Jim
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by jim simmons
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Using Rare Earth Oxides
Replies: 8
Views: 1932

Re: Using Rare Earth Oxides

Hi Dana. I don't understand your reference to Facebook.
Thanks
Jim
by jim simmons
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SSR question
Replies: 17
Views: 4021

Re: SSR question

Me, being the ultimate optimist, :lol: the price of getting 2 ssr's is definitely worth the peace of mind.
MTF is a weighted average. Might last for 900,000 hours, might fail after 1 hour.
The other Jim
by jim simmons
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Another beginner's question
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Re: Another beginner's question

Hi Havi.
Here is another site to convert anything to anything
The other Jim

https://www.google.com/search?q=1+ounce+%3D&cad=h

https://www.google.com/search?q=1+ohttp ... +%3D&cad=h
by jim simmons
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Another beginner's question
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Re: Another beginner's question

Havi

3/8 = 0.95 cm
3/4=1.9cm
The other Jim

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