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Tips Sorted by Date -- 2005

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2005

August 1, 2005 -- About Warm Tips

August 2, 2005 -- Vacuuming (or Hoovering) the kiln

August 3, 2005 -- Refractory materials for the kiln worker

August 4, 2005 -- Acid polishing of glass

August 5, 2005 -- Removing kiln wash (shelf primer) from glass

August 6, 2005 -- Cordierite and mullite

August 7, 2005 -- Bending glass stringer in a candle

August 8, 2005 -- Drop ring basics

August 9, 2005 -- Drop ring basics, part two

August 10, 2005 -- Removing kiln wash from glass, part two

August 11, 2005 -- Bottle slumping

August 12, 2005 -- The Creative Can of Beans

August 13, 2005 -- The Creative Can of Beans, part two

August 14, 2005 -- The Creative Can of Beans, part three

August 15, 2005 -- Removing kiln wash from glass, part three

August 16, 2005 -- Ceramic fiber

August 17, 2005 -- Ceramic fiber, part two

August 18, 2005 -- Emergency kiln element repairs

August 19, 2005 -- Removing kiln wash from the kiln shelf

August 20, 2005 -- Drawing lines with glass powder

August 21, 2005 -- Bottle slumping -- removing labels from bottles

August 22, 2005 -- Cleaning up "thinfire" paper from the kiln shelf

August 23, 2005 -- Preventing kiln wash sticking to glass

August 24, 2006 -- Cutting glass strips

August 25, 2005 -- Cutting glass strips, part two

August 26, 2005 -- Cutting glass strips, part three

August 27, 2005 -- Cutting glass strips, part four

August 28, 2005 -- Kiln wash formula for glass kilns

August 29, 2005 -- Grit

August 30, 2005 -- Emergency Kiln element repairs, part two

September 1, 2005 -- Screen printing on glass

September 2, 2005 -- Increasing the height of a brick kiln

September 3, 2005 -- Preventing kiln wash (shelf primer) sticking to glass, part two

September 4, 2005 -- The best grinder head for edge grinding glass

September 5, 2005 -- The graphite kiln shelf

September 6, 2005 -- Using glass stringer and a candle to make small balls or round beads

September 7, 2005 -- Preventing kiln wash (shelf primer) sticking to glass, part three

September 8, 2005 -- Cold working equipment for the kiln-worker

September 9, 2005 -- Determining the coated side of dichroic  or iridescent glass

September 10, 2005 -- Ceramaguard

September 11, 2005 -- Ceramaguard, part two of two

September 12, 2005 -- The Glass kiln controller

September 13, 2005 -- Richard La Londe's "liquid glass" medium

September 14, 2005 -- Vermiculite

September 15, 2005 -- Rigidizing fiber board

September 16, 2005 -- Choosing a glass kiln

September 17, 2005 -- Choosing a small glass kiln

September 18, 2005 -- The bead annealing kiln

September 19, 2005 -- COE and melting point for common metals

September 20, 2005 -- Mica

September 21, 2005 -- Firing tempered glass

September 22, 2005 -- The standalone controller

September 23, 2005 -- Silver contamination

September 24, 2005 -- Sources for mica powder

September 25, 2005 -- Rigidizing fiber board, part two

September 26, 2005 -- Rigidizing fiber board, part three

September 27, 2005 -- Glass enamels

September 28, 2005 -- The small segmented kiln

September 29, 2005 -- Mesh size

September 30, 2005 -- Vermiculite board

October 1, 2005 -- Vermiculite board, part two

October 2, 2005 -- Paradise Paints

October 3, 2005 -- Sink molds

October 4, 2005 -- Emergency kiln wash substitutes

October 5, 2005 -- Pre-firing fiber paper

October 6, 2005 -- Striking

October 7, 2005 -- Boron nitride

October 8, 2005 -- Boron nitride, part two

October 9, 2005 -- Striking, part two

October 10, 2005 -- Pre-firing fiber paper, part two

October 11, 2005 -- Fused pattern bars

October 12, 2005 -- Stainless steel sink molds

October 13, 2005 -- Plaster

October 14, 2005 -- Thompson Enamels

October 15, 2005 -- Mixing Green Beans with Brown, part one

October 16, 2005 -- Mixing Green Beans with Brown, part two

October 17, 2005 -- Pre-firing fiber paper, part three

October 18, 2005 -- Metal spinning

October 19, 2005 -- Metal spinning, part two

October 20, 2005 -- Essential kiln safety equipment

October 21, 2005 -- Nested slumped bowls

October 22, 2005 -- Devitrification Spray

October 23, 2005 -- Plaster/Silica mixtures for mold making

October 24, 2005 -- Making your own glass frit

October 25, 2005 -- Making your own glass frit, part two

October 26, 2005 -- Devitrification

October 27, 2005 -- Devitrification, part two

October 28, 2005 -- Cleaning glass with denatured alcohol

October 29, 2005 -- Etching dichroic glass

October 30, 2005 -- Ferro Enamels

October 31, 2005 -- "Compatibility" -- a poem

November 1, 2005 -- The wet belt sander

November 2, 2005 -- Devitrification, part three

November 3, 2005 -- Electroforming

November 4, 2005 -- Drilling holes in glass

November 5, 2005 -- Signing your work with an electric engraver

November 6, 2005 -- Fused bracelet making

November 7, 2005 -- Devitrification, part four

November 8, 2005 -- Laminated glass

November 9, 2005 -- Liquid Light

November 10, 2005 -- Keeping glass stringer from moving

November 11, 2005 -- Plaster/silica mixtures for mold making, part two

November 12, 2005 -- Plaster/silica mixtures for mold making, part three

November 13, 2005 -- The pattern bar box

November 14, 2005 -- CMC

November 15, 2005 -- Tin bloom

November 16, 2005 -- Mold Mix 6

November 17, 2005 -- Wet belt sander safety

November 18, 2005 -- Troubleshooting cracks in fused glass

November 19, 2005 -- Troubleshooting cracks in fused glass, part two

November 20, 2005 -- Adhesives for glass

November 21, 2005 -- Slumping glass that's larger than the mold

November 22, 2005 -- Quartz glass

November 23, 2005 -- Mixing Green Beans with Brown, part three

November 24, 2005 -- Mixing Green Beans with Brown, part four

November 25, 2005 -- Mixing Green Beans with Brown, part five

November 26, 2005 -- Hearing protection

November 27, 2005 -- Hearing protection, part two

November 28, 2005 -- Determining the amount of glass needed for kiln casting

November 29, 2005 -- Inclusions

November 30, 2005 -- Fused bracelet making, part two

December 1, 2005 -- Adhesives for glass, part two

December 2, 2005 -- The handheld water fed grinder

December 3, 2005 -- Fusing wire inside jewelry

December 4, 2005 -- Glass saws

December 5, 2005 -- Fused pattern bars, part two

December 6, 2005 -- Drying plaster/silica molds

December 7, 2005 -- Glass saws, part two

December 8, 2005 -- Inclusions by category

December 9, 2005 -- How to tell stainless steel from aluminum

December 10, 2005 -- How to tell stainless steel from aluminum, part two

December 11, 2005 -- Fusing wire inside jewelry, part two

December 12, 2005 -- How to tell stainless steel from aluminum, part three

December 13, 2005 -- Faux polishing

December 14, 2005 -- Faux polishing, part two

December 15, 2005 -- The front loading kiln

December 17, 2005 -- Cubic zirconia

December 18, 2005 -- Basic glass cutting

December 19, 2005 -- Cubic zirconia, part two

December 20, 2005 -- Faux polishing, part three

December 21, 2005 -- Fusing wire inside jewelry, part three

December 22, 2005 -- Viscosity

December 23, 2005 -- Preventing uneven bowl slumping

December 24, 2005 -- Basic glass cutting, part two

December 25, 2005 -- Basic glass cutting, part three

December 26, 2005 -- Basic glass cutting, part four

December 27, 2005 -- Fusing wire inside jewelry, part four

December 28, 2005 -- Preventing uneven bowl slumping, part two

December 29, 2005 -- The top loading kiln

December 30, 2005 -- Minimizing trapped air bubbles

December 31, 2005 -- Determining the amount of glass needed, part two

 

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