Holder for "glass beads making" mandrels

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Project by Serradura posted 06-26-2013 11:40 AM 1441 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of Willow, Pine and Meranti. No powertools used. Glass beads are made on a stainless steel mandrel and are used in different sizes. I made this for a local artist, in line with her workshop.

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#1 posted 06-26-2013 12:57 PM

Nice design! Maybe i¨ty to copy. Thanks for sharing

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#2 posted 06-26-2013 01:52 PM

Nice holder, some of those hand made beads are incredible
Have you any pictures of her work?

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 06-26-2013 02:17 PM

@ Jamie Speirs: Here’s a link to here website… Tineke's Glass Beads

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#4 posted 06-26-2013 02:25 PM

My son in law and his brother are good glass blowers. His brother is really a professional and actually gives lessons. I don’t know much about it but it sure is fun to watch them. This will make a nice piece for a shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 06-26-2013 03:17 PM

Now that’s fancy. My wife and I do lampworking (glass bead making) as well. We use a piece of 2×4 with a bunch of holes drilled in it to hold our mandrels. I’d better make sure she doesn’t see this!

-- Kean - It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye.

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#6 posted 06-26-2013 04:52 PM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 06-27-2013 02:16 AM

very nice,i’m sure she’s very happy with it.great job.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 06-27-2013 02:44 AM

Great job.

-- Todd

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