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Perfect for small studios - torch runs off inexpensive, small MAPP gas canisters
A beginners torch built to last - features durable brass construction for years of use
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The unique design of this torch head produces a clean, hot flame with inexpensive propane or MAPP gas. Turbo Torch design provides more oxygen to the burning gas, which minimizes any darkening of light colored glass. Dial at base adjusts the flow of fuel so you can easily control your flame. Use with MAPP gas or propane (not included), available at most hardware stores.
The Hot Head Torch is Perfect for Beginners!
Heats up quickly, allowing you to make beads fast.
Uses inexpensive MAPP gas, found at your local hardware store.
Easy-to-use dial allows you to control your flame.
Getting started in bead making? This torch head is included in Delphi's Hot Head Bead Making Kit #7335.
Pros : Since I am starting to do glass blowing I found my other head just didn't give me a big enough flame to keep all the glass hot. This one does. So far I am very happy with this head and would recommend it.
"Well, hello there Carlise, my name is Cere. Its nice to meet you. " As a flameworker, the most powerful tool at our disposal is the torch. From raw gas to burning flame, the torch provides the energy needed to take glass from solid state to molten magic. As someone that typically works with Borosillicate glass (32 or 33 COE), I tend to work towards the hotter parts of the flame, however, if you work with Moretti (104 COE), or soft glass, you may find the cooler areas beneficial to you. No matter what kind of glass you are melting in your torch, when properly familiar with the parts and type of the flame, you can bring your work to new levels. Q Oxidizing, Reducing and Neutral What kind of flame do I have, and what does that mean to me? A When being worked, many glass colors are
GLASKOLBEN cylinders are pre-blown clear glass cylinders with blow pipe ends, used for blowing glass balls. Glaskolben cylinders are used throughout Europe for making Christmas tree ornaments. "Glaskolben" is a German word that translates to "glass bulb." WATCH A VIDEO ON BLOWING GLASKOLBEN ORNAMENTS. SUPPLIES/EQUIPMENT Torch head for Mapp Gas use Gas/oxygen torch Glaskolben cylinder 90 COE frits and powders for decoration Ornament cap and loop set (available in gold or silver) COMPATIBILITY Glaskolben is compatible with Uroboros and Bullseye 90 COE glass frit and powders. Do not use any other COE as it may cause stress or fracture. HOW TO BLOW AN ORNAMENT 1. Light the torch and adjust the flame - a broader flame is better. Select a Sealed End Cylinder Glaskolben and introduce it into the back of the flame away from the torch. Rotate it as it is brought into the hotter area of
When I found Cindy Jenkins’ book Making Glass Beads back in 1998, I was immediately hooked on the idea of making glass beads. I’d never seen handmade glass beads nor had I ever seen anyone make one. I was absolutely fascinated… and I still am. Back then, the information was tough to find, but it’s much more popular now. I hope the following information will ease you into the fun world of making your own glass beads. Glass beadmaking is probably one of the easiest mediums to get started in when it comes to the tools and equipment you will need. Let’s start by looking at the basic equipment Torch A good beginning torch is the Hot Head Torch which was made specifically for beadmaking. It burns hot and clean and runs off of a small MAPP gas tank (see description below). Work Surface Find an old table or desk.