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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a lamp i made recently on: March 19, 2005 02:27:00 PM
like you see in the pictures above i punched some holes with a sewing machine in the foil and then i sewed it manually to the wire
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a lamp i made recently on: February 23, 2005 06:55:09 AM
I just found these 2 pictures of making the lamp:



(the sticky tape is to fix the glue)
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a lamp i made recently on: February 19, 2005 09:58:49 AM
oh and i almost forgot to say thanks for the comments so far. Smiley

(i am so impolite)
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a lamp i made recently on: February 19, 2005 09:57:09 AM
Most places don't give you x-rays.  Instead they scrape off the image (?) and and reuse them.  If you have a pet, go to family vet and ask if they have any.  Our vet gave me a few puppies and guinea pigs once...

i am quite sure that reusing the developed negatives to these foils is impossible. you can compare that to an normal image, you cant scrape the color off your image and reuse it.

You might get a strong no if you walk into a hospital and ask straight away, but i am sure nearly everybody got a friend or at least a friend of a friend working at a hospital that could make a contact or ask for you.
5  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Frosted glass tutorial -- How to make your own frosted glassware! on: February 17, 2005 01:49:26 AM
Alex:

I was wondering how come your glasses appear to be colored when there done, but during the process look clear/normal?  Please explain.

Thanks!

The "colored" glasses are clear but filled with a colored beverage. :-D  Ya' gotta look really close!


hehe, yes thats true.

thats just "foodcolor" in hot water Smiley

yes, nasty trick, but it does look better and since their intended use is for cockails...
6  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Frosted glass tutorial -- How to make your own frosted glassware! on: February 16, 2005 11:51:41 AM
yes, finding that chemical was really really dificult i called every craft shop in my area, and everybody heard about it but nobody knew where to get it...
finally i found this manufacturer www.tgk.de and looked up the closest dealer.

The chemical for "frosted" is maybe the wrong one... i guess it means "satinieren" and is nothing more like a dull color you apply, but this chemical reallly burns in the glas.

I hope that helps,
Alex
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a lamp i made recently on: February 15, 2005 03:33:03 PM
during my "community service"/ "civilian service" i worked at a hospital.
we cut out the name-tags from the pictures and i could take a whole pile of them home
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / a lamp i made recently on: February 15, 2005 03:03:31 PM
Hi,
I took an used Lamp out of the 2nd Hand Store, ripped the original fabric off and put some xray pictures on. they are glued together and then i punched them with sewing machine.
http://www.weltrevolution.org/works/basteln/lampe.jpg

i also made a smaller tea candle, with a soldered wire:
http://www.weltrevolution.org/works/basteln/teelicht/teelicht2.jpg
http://www.weltrevolution.org/works/basteln/teelicht/teelicht3.jpg

(these are crappy resized pictures, right click ( view image) them to see them fullsized)
9  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Frosted glass tutorial -- How to make your own frosted glassware! on: February 15, 2005 12:28:13 PM
Hi,

i called the german manufactor of the etching creme and they told me to put the plastik bottle into 60C water and wait a bit, i did that an the crystalines in my etching creme were not entirely all gone but a lot smaller then before.
This procedure is also recommended to reactivate the acid power, but this trick doesnt work too often.
i am not sure if my cream is chemical exact to yours oversea but i guess the main components will be the same.

and here is my etched glas:



for more pictures go to: http://www.weltrevolution.org/works/basteln/glas/
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