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Red Rocks

Member Since 24 Mar 2012
Offline Last Active Jan 17 2015 02:14 PM

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In Topic: Holding Temp

15 January 2015 - 10:15 PM

Ok to leave the peep open the entire time it is cooling?

In Topic: Hot Wax For Bottoms Of Pots?

15 January 2015 - 10:11 PM

One other thing that has not been really covered on this topic is the dreaded 'burp" from putting smaller pieces directly in the wax at the wrong angle or too fast, 


I tend to put the piece in at a slight angle with one side going in first and slowly easing the rest of the piece in and then quickly removing it.  If you leave it in just a little too long, it actually burns off some of the wax.  I let those cool off and do them again.


 Would love to hear about tricks people have learned over the years on this technique.

In Topic: Hot Wax For Bottoms Of Pots?

15 January 2015 - 09:47 PM

I want to go back and reinforce my earlier post.  I use hot wax with paraffin based lamp oil in an electric skillet set on warm. This setting is around 150 degrees, so it is not really very hot.  `The paraffin lamp oil lowers the melting point and is what allows me to brush the wax on the entire circumference of a 20" platter spinning on a banding wheel in one or two passes.   You get a nice clean line and little to no clean up. 

In Topic: Repeat Customers

15 January 2015 - 09:26 PM

Hi Dianna


Would be most interested in hearing more about you social media strategy?  Most importantly, how do you track your results?


I am a big believer in Facebook advertising, so I am always interested in hearing about how other people use it.



In Topic: Hot Wax For Bottoms Of Pots?

02 January 2015 - 10:44 PM

There are a couple of waxes mentioned on this thread I am not familiar with - what is bulk prill form and what is soy wax? Where are these found?