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Beating Bubbles

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Beating Bubbles

Postby Chris_Petrauskas » Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:57 pm

Watch the Lesson at:
https://videos.bullseyeglass.com/videos/beating-bubbles/

Please discuss and comment in this thread.

Thanks!
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Re: Beating Bubbles

Postby jestersbaubles » Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:59 pm

Good beginner's lesson -- thank you. I have two comments:

I typically have better luck ramping up slowly to a bubble squeeze (the traditional 50/hr after an initial soak temp to the bubble squeeze, so for me -- sys96 -- hold at 1100 and then ramp at 50/hr to 1250 and hold the allotted time).

Interesting that you left off using shims/chads.

Keep the great info coming :)

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Re: Beating Bubbles

Postby katiecellist » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:54 am

Hi, I have had problems with the special glass to change the silver to gold. The bubbles formed are large and distort the work. How can I avoid that?
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Re: Beating Bubbles

Postby marykaynitchie » Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:47 am

Hi Katie,

Do you have a photo? Also, can you tell us more about the materials you are using, how they are arranged, and give us your firing cycle?

Looking forward to learning more about your project!

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