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CrystalMaster Pro 12 Lap Grinder

CrystalMaster Pro 12 Lap Grinder

Item# 75401
1 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Hard worker!, April 5, 2015 5 stars
Pros
Quick, easy. This lap grinder takes as much off as you want in a very short time. If you allow it, it will work hard for you, instead of you working hard. No pressure required!
Cons
When I purchased mine, the directions must have come from someone who thought you could read their minds. Fortunately I am mechanically minded.
Other Thoughts
Thank you, Paul for the great directions [linked to the product as a .pdf]. They are so easy to understand.
Powder Enamel Assortment for Glass Fusing

Powder Enamel Assortment for Glass Fusing

Item# 75814
No COE, September 27, 2011 5 stars
Pros
For the price, the assortment of colors is great. I have been using these for several years now, and have made some beautiful pieces. As far as the COE, these don't have one and can be used on any glass.
Cons
As with all enamels, you have to keep a water supply handy as they dry quick, and it makes it difficult to keep a smooth line.
Other Thoughts
As with everything, trial and error is the way to go. Do some experimenting on small pieces of glass by making sample strips. This way you will have the colors and know how to use them. If you make your sample strips on clear, all you have to do is lay the clear strip on top of the color you want to put it on to know if it will be the right color.
Studio Pro Bandsaw Replacement Blade

Studio Pro Bandsaw Replacement Blade

Item# 7375
0 of 1 found the following review helpful:
Excellent blade, February 2, 2011 5 stars
Pros
Have had my 3000XL for 5 years now and have used this blade consistently except for one time! The cheaper blade lasted about 1/4 as long as the premium blade. I have never had a premium blade break and by the time I am finished with it, there isn't any coating on it!
Cons
Wish it lasted longer!
5mm Diamond Core Drill Bit

5mm Diamond Core Drill Bit

Item# 627161
0 of 1 found the following review helpful:
perfect size, May 14, 2010 4 stars
Pros
This is the perfect size bit for hanging stars or wind chimes. The hole is the right size for putting rattail cord through in a larks head knot.
Cons
Wear out too fast
Replacement Head For Toyo Custom Grip Supercutter

Replacement Head For Toyo Custom Grip Supercutter

Item# 5201
The best Toyo head, May 6, 2010 5 stars
Pros
The Toyo cutter is so far superior to the lesser expensive brand. I have used the same head for about 5 months now, and it still cuts like new. I will never go back.
Cons
None
Other Thoughts
I wish I had changed sooner.
8.5 Oz Water Clear Transparent Medium Frit - 96 COE

8.5 Oz Water Clear Transparent Medium Frit - 96 COE

Item# XF0103
medium frit, December 12, 2009 5 stars
Pros
This new medium frit is the best size for making night-lites. It doesn't take as much to fill a mold and adding pre-cut shapes is so easy.
Cons
If you want smooth edges, try a different size frit.
Other Thoughts
I would definitely recommend this to anyone who does cast fusing or "pictures in glass". My favorite size.
Cyclone Combination Sandblaster

Cyclone Combination Sandblaster

Item# 76905
Mechanical Minded A Must!, February 21, 2009 4 stars
Pros
Having recently purchased the Cyclone Sandblaster beginner kit, I was so excited to get started. It has everything needed to etch just about everything Except Directions. The interior is nice and roomy, and the cabinet itself is nice and solid. Nice quality parts. Can't wait to use it.
Cons
No Directions.
Gryphon Wet Belt Sander

Gryphon Wet Belt Sander

Item# 84101
0 of 2 found the following review helpful:
Gryphon Wet Belt, December 24, 2008 5 stars
Pros
I like the way this particular sander can get more surface sanding done with greater ease.
Cons
none
Other Thoughts
A better way to keep the belt wet would be helpful.
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joined:May 12, 2006
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