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 on: Today at 12:16:30 PM 
Started by tomcat - Last post by tomcat
so who is going ? I plan on being there in there Friday

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 on: Today at 10:11:01 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by tomcat
Yep Sue, you are correct, ta muchly - more reading pretty much said the same thing - in effect if you get the full colour in the inital strike - you run a a real danger of losing it in the kiln as overstrike so more testing and note taking - i will get it now i can do it proper  ;D

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 on: Today at 12:18:52 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by awrylemming
I think you may  have struck them too much at the beginning - my silver glass is generally brown with some iridescence when I put it in the kiln and the colours develop during annealing.  Try heat - cool - strike - kiln with each glass and record the results, then those that don't get enough colour repeat that during your next torching session until you get the perfect striking sequence for each glass.  :)

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 on: Yesterday at 01:27:53 PM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by tomcat
alas a lack of any further change - next batch will have to be annealed at a lower temp and see if that saves the colours and prevents a re-strike

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 on: Yesterday at 07:36:13 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by Cornish
Oh nice  :)

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 on: April 26, 2017, 01:59:33 PM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by tomcat
I have put them back in for a few more hrs at 520c to see if they change anymore, but given the starting place maybe I need to reduce the initial annealing temp down a bit  ::)

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 on: April 26, 2017, 10:38:59 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by Jolene
Woah! what a difference!

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 on: April 26, 2017, 09:37:49 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by tomcat
well not exactly what i wanted - a few seem to have pulled a bit of blue out - so do i go hotter longer in the kiln for a last try or simply cut my losses -

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 on: April 26, 2017, 08:30:35 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by awrylemming
What a shame - will keep my fingers crossed for you x

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 on: April 26, 2017, 07:36:00 AM 
Started by Jolene - Last post by Cornish
Very pretty colours and yep remember sulking with silver glass  :D

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