WarmGlass.com - Search

Search found 173 matches

Go to advanced search

by David Jenkins
Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: marking glass to be cut with Revolution XT
Replies: 13
Views: 11248

Re: marking glass to be cut with Revolution XT

You can also use ChapStik to cover Sharpie marks so that they don't disappear in the water.
by David Jenkins
Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: What BE glasses tend to react with themselves?
Replies: 4
Views: 4254

What BE glasses tend to react with themselves?

I've read the French Vanilla will react with itself (but have yet to do do any testing) - are there others? And, more in the category of idle questions: What is it about the interface between two pieces of the same glass that causes the reaction to occur? Is it a manageable reaction? I.e., can one m...
by David Jenkins
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Any idea what went wrong?
Replies: 13
Views: 12956

Re: Any idea what went wrong?

Were you fusing in the mold? Was the frit between layers?
by David Jenkins
Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Beginner's fusing question
Replies: 6
Views: 4744

Re: Beginner's fusing question

OTOH, some glasses might be fussy about a second trip through the kiln at fusing temperatures, and you may end up getting results you didn't expect or don't particularly like.
by David Jenkins
Tue May 26, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: French Vanilla Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 6167

Re: French Vanilla Woes

I can't help with any useful advice, but I'd like to see some pictures of the various results - would that be possible?
by David Jenkins
Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Fusing silver leaf/foil between glass
Replies: 7
Views: 9946

Re: Fusing silver leaf/foil between glass

Thanks, Jen.

Whether I'm using leaf or foil (it was sold as foil) I seem to be able to handle that for my my limited application. Nice to have the gilder's tip trick in my bag of tricks, but since I'm follicly challenged, I'll have to figure out a different way to impart some static electricity. :)
by David Jenkins
Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Fusing silver leaf/foil between glass
Replies: 7
Views: 9946

Re: Fusing silver leaf/foil between glass

Not a direct answer to your question, but I can just barely manage the handling of silver foil due to its flimsiness. I can't imagine having to deal with silver leaf. More directly to your question, I often use silver foil on top of red and orange opal and capped with Tekta. It maintains its silver ...
by David Jenkins
Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: How to use this bottle stopper?
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Re: How to use this bottle stopper?

@KaCe: I have no idea where I got them. I only know they've been in a junk drawer for a number of years, and made it through a house move.
by David Jenkins
Tue Mar 10, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Broken platter re-fuse
Replies: 6
Views: 4472

Re: Broken platter re-fuse

Picture(s)?
by David Jenkins
Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: How to use this bottle stopper?
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Re: How to use this bottle stopper?

Thanks, Kevin. The kind of stuff I do doesn't lend itself to installation on a cork. I think you're right - they're going to end up back in the back of the drawer.
by David Jenkins
Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: How to use this bottle stopper?
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

How to use this bottle stopper?

I found some unimproved bottle stoppers in the back of a junk drawer - they must be 5 or more years old. I can't figure out how they're intended to be used. Are they for use with fused glass? And if so, how would one best go about affixing glass to the right-angled stem? Here are a couple of images ...
by David Jenkins
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Help buying a Controller
Replies: 9
Views: 5294

Re: Help buying a Controller

The Digitry GB-1 manual states, " Some people are used to being forced to describe temperature profiles in terms ramps up and down, expressed as degrees per minute, and in terms of timed soaks. The GB1 relieves you of the calculations required to specify profiles in this arcane manner. " T...
by David Jenkins
Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Wave mold
Replies: 6
Views: 4879

Re: Wave mold

@ Barbara: Do you saw after the slump?
by David Jenkins
Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Wave mold
Replies: 6
Views: 4879

Re: Wave mold

Agree with Dana. I always square mine off to get the additional stability. I would only add that a lap grinder makes quick and easy work of squaring off that edge. Doing it by hand might entail an awful lot of labor ...
by David Jenkins
Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Cutting, devit spray, and other questions
Replies: 12
Views: 10765

Re: Cutting, devit spray, and other questions

Does the striped piece consist of single layer strips only? From the edges, it looks almost like it's a single layer, in which case the edges will certainly pull in and create something you probably weren't intending to do.
by David Jenkins
Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Need Australian night light base
Replies: 4
Views: 3878

Re: Need Australian night light base

Oh - you mean one of those lights that's upside down? :lol:
by David Jenkins
Sun Jan 11, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Newcomer Forum
Topic: Are Bullseye Videos Lessons worth the expense?
Replies: 18
Views: 17157

Re: Are Bullseye Videos Lessons worth the expense?

Yes, they are.

When I was in graduate school, I was griping about the high cost of books to one of the professors. He said, "If you just learn one thing, or get one good idea, from a book, it's worth its price." And I think I agree. Those videos are a bargain.
by David Jenkins
Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Custom mold
Replies: 10
Views: 6229

Re: Custom mold

Brad Walker can CNC mill a custom mold for you. He has certain constraints on depths, length, and width dimensions. The CNC machine is digitally-controlled, so you will have to supply him with specific dimensions and/or a drawing file in specific format.

He made one for me, and it was spot on.
by David Jenkins
Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Odd crack
Replies: 6
Views: 3974

Re: Odd crack

Can you post a picture?
by David Jenkins
Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: BE ball mold?
Replies: 18
Views: 12147

Re: BE ball mold?

If you decide to grind a flat spot with a lap, be careful you don't grind too much - it's thin down there and you can grind through the bottom in the blink of an eye. Been there, done that ...

Go to advanced search

Warm Glass

2575 Old Glory Road, Suite 700
Suite 700
Clemmons, NC 27012
Phone: (336) 712 8003
Email: wg@warmglass.com