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Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby Chris_Petrauskas » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:18 pm

Watch the Lesson at:
https://videos.bullseyeglass.com/videos/master-class-tall-vessels-with-amanda-simmons/

Please discuss and comment in this thread.

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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby Denadknight » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:42 am

Hi, I purchased and watched the video. Why didn’t her 12mm blank spread? I did a 15mm blank Using 2 clear and colored strips total of 3 layers on top of the frame. My blank completely spread out. Where should I have add the extra glass in order to avoid the spread?
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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby Denadknight » Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:53 pm

Am I the only person on here or took this course?

BE can you answer my question ?
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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby marykaynitchie » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:14 pm

Hi Dena,
Sorry for the delay. Our moderators were away last weekend. What was the firing cycle you used for your blank? I will review the video and see if I can help you.
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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby marykaynitchie » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:20 pm

Hi,

Given a long time at full firing process temperature, both blanks will tend to spread as much as necessary to achieve a depth of 6mm.

It's possible that her 12mm blank did spread a bit. A 15mm blank is expected to spread more than a 12mm blank, under similar firing conditions.

Let us know how your piece turns out!

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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby fuzionbyfrances » Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:10 pm

Hi, just watched the video and can't wait to do some testing. Amanda slumped through an 8mm opening, but how is that adjusted for a larger opening. I know I have to make the entire blank larger, but don't know how to calculate the thicknesses with wider drops. Do we still stick to the formula she gave us for calculating thickness of blank needed, even when the size of the blank is larger?
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Re: Master Class: Tall Vessels with Amanda Simmons

Postby beadtyc1 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:16 am

marykaynitchie@bullseyeglass.com wrote:Hi,

Given a long time at full firing process temperature, both blanks will tend to spread as much as necessary to achieve a depth of 6mm.

It's possible that her 12mm blank did spread a bit. A 15mm blank is expected to spread more than a 12mm blank, under similar firing conditions.

Let us know how your piece turns out!

Mary Kay


Amanda mentions in her video that because she is not taking the blank to full fuse, the blank will not spread. Also note that the entire blank is not 12mm thick, only the center is.
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