The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:05 am

Elorrum wrote:Fishy, and AntiM.. I love that you know pontils from shinola. Before I look it up, I'm guessing it is some bit of prefinishing, mold marking. Brb. Were marbles handblown glass? Good morning trivia.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:11 am

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A "ponti" is the rod on which hand blown glass is "gathered". The piece itself is created past the end of the ponti. When it is finished it is cut off and annealed in the lehr. It leaves a mark. That's got to be the pontil. Look for it on the bottom of glasses. I recommend the Mexican glasses, tumblers or margharita glasses. The stuff with air bubbles in it. Is the expensive art glass it's got to be cut and polished, because you never see it on those.

I miss working with glass. Not as much as AntiM misses her brother, Larry, though.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:37 am

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:45 am

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Take a day off and go to Benicia. They have multiple glass studios there, and you should find one that will let you watch. I bet you'd find it fascinating.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:57 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Elorrum
Take a day off and go to Benicia. They have multiple glass studios there, and you should find one that will let you watch. I bet you'd find it fascinating.

sounds like a good field trip. I did enjoy seeing some glass blowing on playa, 2011? one of the plazas 4 ish. There's a neat documentary on glass blowers focusing on pipes, bongs, awesome art. Degenrate Art
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby maryanimal » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:08 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Elorrum
Take a day off and go to Benicia. They have multiple glass studios there, and you should find one that will let you watch. I bet you'd find it fascinating.


I love Benicia. My father and stepmom used to live there. (God only knows why they moved to Bakersfield.) They have an area there with artist studios/apartments. Have fun fishyfriend!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:48 pm

briefly , in 1970's there was a period of handblown
Marin (Sausalito) loved glass
but then grow your own took over
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:03 pm

and #11 for the winner!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:49 pm

Man this board is slow...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:52 pm

Good afternoon all!

You know I am particularly parched today. Can I just get a drink of water?

What? No water? Isn't this a bar? What's "radical self-reliance" supposed to mean?

All right, I'll take a Maker's Mark and water, hold the whiskey.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:17 pm

When the Beatles white album was fully re-mastered from the original master tapes and digitized losslessly, Manson was asked what he thought of the results.
He said it was just incredible how good they sound now!

With a shrug and a grin he added, "Man, listening to them now it turns out they weren't really talking to me after all."
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Patsh » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:11 pm

*happy dance* :mrgreen:

In early May, four days of Saguaro Man, and now confirmed, in late August, a week of Burning Man!

YAY!!! 8)

**more happy dance**

All that's needed now, is another wonderful Hof Party to round things out perfectly!!
hint, hint

So, now, a hefty drinkie, (or more) and to happy dance until I'm dizzy! :shock:

(any Kraken in the house?) :wink:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:22 pm

Manson said #4
Oh my god, it's HUGE!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:24 pm

Haha scrolled further down. Could've sworn Charlie said #4 :oops:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:43 pm

Triken wrote:*happy dance* :mrgreen:

In early May, four days of Saguaro Man, and now confirmed, in late August, a week of Burning Man!

YAY!!! 8)

**more happy dance**

All that's needed now, is another wonderful Hof Party to round things out perfectly!!
hint, hint

So, now, a hefty drinkie, (or more) and to happy dance until I'm dizzy! :shock:

(any Kraken in the house?) :wink:


yay Triken!!
and yeah, it's gonna happen. Just gotta see when the snow melts and such to get in.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Patsh » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:09 pm

Count us in!
That Hof is a veritably magical place, I must say!!
And maybe the stove will be in, too, by then!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:18 pm

I see that everybody from our camp last year have tickets -- and were on the board just now. Woohoo!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:34 pm

I hope lots of eplayans can make the next one.
and yeah, one of my first trips up will be to install the stove and hearth........barring big winter damage.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:38 pm

Whew, what a day! I'm back home now, seeking treatment for a sometimes debilitating vodka deficiency.

The board really bogged down for a bit there this afternoon, Fishy. We didn't come close to breaking a record, but we did get upwards of 400 or so concurrent users (many of whom were refreshing and posting a lot). I'll follow up with the tech team and our cloudy overlords over the next few weeks, I want to see what we can do to improve performance and scalability.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:40 pm

*pours for Trilo*

you, sir, are a hero!!!

*raises glass*

I toast you.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Patsh » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:57 pm

I'll drink to you Trilo, too... any day!!!

YAY for a job well done!

CHEERS!!!!



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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:42 am

A Happy Sappy Valentine's Day to one and all!!!

Glad to have Woosh back! Hi Triken, 420, Trilo, Elliot and of course, our virtual mayor of Da Bar, YG.

Weather getting balmy here this week so maybe we'll get an early thaw. Itching to get up to the Hof to PARTY!

Now to bed

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:49 am

Hiya, Martymarty!

Glad you have good weather.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:34 am

Hey good morning, happy Valentines Day, and wow those tickets sold out fast! :shock:

*starts ECM*

*taps foot*

*fills mug*

Okay this is important:

ygmir wrote:*pours for Trilo*

you, sir, are a hero!!!

*raises glass*

I toast you.


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:56 am

Play safely on V-day!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:08 am

*wanders in, makes CCCP*
Thanks MDF!
Yeah, can't say enough about our Trilo. good man.

Hi Marty!! yeah, I'm really looking forward to a Hofparty.....maybe more than one, since it seems everyone can't make it usually.
It looks like the stove testing is pretty much done, all systems seem working , and darn close to what I want.
The only real issue is the ovens seem to only want to get up to 350 or so at the most. But, I've thought of a work around.

So, next project: Service, fix minor issues and Learn to use my band saw, saw mill to make incense cedar paneling for inside the Hof, and lumber for other projects.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:08 am

FIGJAM wrote:Play safely on V-day!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ^Rhino! » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:36 am

Trilo, I speak for myself here when I say this but I'm sure that others feel the same way:

WELL DONE! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO!!

It took me a mere fifteen minutes in the queue until I got to the part where I got the ticket opportunity, aned a mere three more minutes until I got the confirmation e-mail. It felt good, knowing that I'd be returning. Happy Valentine's Day!
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