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Metal Enameling Starter Kit

Metal Enameling Starter Kit

Item# 75840
1 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Good little kit, December 11, 2013 5 stars
Pros
this little kit has everything that you would need to get started and make wonderful enameled jewelry. You can plug in the kiln and start enameling. It may seem that the instructions are not clear, but enameling is really that easy. You just plug in your kiln, wait for it to get hot - about 15 minutes, then you clean your metal and shift the enamel onto the metal blank. You put the metal into the kiln and watch to see that it is all smooth and shiny. Take it out of the kiln and let it air cool. Then you continue putting on others layers of enamel. It is fun and easy.
Cons
The instructions included could be better. But purchase another book with this kit and it will be well worth it.
Other Thoughts
This kit has been given a bad rap. It's a great deal and will be perfect for a beginner. You need to be a self learner and have the ability to be brave and just try something without tons of instruction.
Delphi EZ-Pro Deluxe 15-6 Kiln

Delphi EZ-Pro Deluxe 15-6 Kiln

Item# 68813D
Hidden menus, January 26, 2013 2 stars
Pros
Good price for the size. Can fire ceramics and glass.
Cons
You can't get to all of the programs. They are in the controller, but you have to call and get special instructions to get into the metal clay, bead annealing and ceramic programs. I had to call Delphi Glass to be told to call the manufacturer. Jen Ken Kilns was not able to tell me how to get into the ceramic menu. It is not an easy thing to follow. NOT in the owner's manual.
Other Thoughts
Thanks to the nice people at Delphi's tech support. They left the phone and went and played with the kilns and then called me and talked me through the process. NOT an easy to use kiln unless you only want to melt glass.
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joined:Oct 28, 2007
location:CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA US
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