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« Reply #350 on: December 02, 2006 08:42:27 PM »


I just bought a toaster oven at a thrift store for $2.99.  I tested it before I paid for it.  All elements worked.  I see some melting beads coming as soon as I can get to a store!

I think Craftster is going to be my undoing.  Rule #1.. housework first, crafting later.  (bribing my inner child... yes, that's what I am doing)
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« Reply #351 on: December 03, 2006 11:28:18 AM »


I just bought a toaster oven at a thrift store for $2.99.  I tested it before I paid for it.  All elements worked.  I see some melting beads coming as soon as I can get to a store!

I think Craftster is going to be my undoing.  Rule #1.. housework first, crafting later.  (bribing my inner child... yes, that's what I am doing)
you are so lucky! 3 bucks for a toster oven!?!
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« Reply #352 on: December 03, 2006 01:38:36 PM »

I just got done using my dad's drill press to make a hole in a meled bead piece- it worked quite well and after that I used a blo torch to smooth the edges.
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« Reply #353 on: December 03, 2006 01:46:09 PM »

weeeeeee!!!!!
I just bought some beads today.
I can't wait to try this
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« Reply #354 on: December 04, 2006 09:26:13 AM »

You can see the whole process of melting beads in silicone baking pans here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=136609.0

I just figured I'd give you a link so you could find it again!
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« Reply #355 on: December 07, 2006 03:54:07 PM »

That's amazingly awesome!
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« Reply #356 on: June 24, 2007 05:30:54 AM »

a soap dish i made for my dad.
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b355/ferone17/100_1086.jpg


I tried to make this candle holder.
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b355/ferone17/100_1087.jpg

but it ended like this

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b355/ferone17/100_1093.jpg

it's not as happy as i wanted. What could i do so it doesn't melt wrong?
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« Reply #357 on: August 05, 2007 07:41:29 PM »

my first melting bead experiment in is the oven. i warned the neighbors before hand that there would be odd smells, but that everything was fine. yet both families have stopped by at least 2 times each now, just 'making sure everything was undercontrol' and the little kids that are out side keep saying that something is on fire.

to make this a thousand times better, my husband is a firefighter. and the guys at the firehall have called already, just to see whats going on, as they've had complaints of odd smells coming from our house.

i don't care though because everything i have seen so far is grogeous! and i want some for me!
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« Reply #358 on: August 05, 2007 07:43:12 PM »

kira, it's so funny they call from the firehall!! Cheesy
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« Reply #359 on: August 05, 2007 08:06:31 PM »

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well they all know my husband is home, so they figured they call and if they coulnd't get ahold of us, then they'd pile into the truck and come investigate. and they also know that if we did have a fire or something, they would be the first one i'd call in a panic. though it usually happens when the hubby is at work.
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