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Wooden Cabinet for Glass Storage321 viewsThis cabinet has been sitting under Deane's workplace for 5 or 6 years and so we snavled it so I could use it to store my lampwork glass rods. It is 2.3 mt high x 1.08 mt wide x 34 cm deep and only just fits under the ceiling and boy, did the guys have fun getting it in there. ...and then getting it upright. Thankfully they only took a couple of tiny pieces of paint off the house in the process...
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My current messy jewellery making area392 views
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The rearranging process333 viewsWe spent the 3rd December 05 moving our entire upstairs office down into our entertainment area and the entire lounge arrangement that was previously down here upstairs... This is my jewellery making stuff that still needs to be put away.
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...and the other side323 viewsSee my nice clean jewellery making table...
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Deb's new (and thus "clean") lampworking area.370 views
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My Work Areas302 viewsJewellery design area on right in foreground. Book and magazine shelving is underneath my lampworking area.
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My Jewellery Table275 viewsThe table was originally an old radio outside broadcast table which had turntables, a console and cartridge machine in it. Hubby covered the holes left by the equipment with pine and there you have it.
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My Hot Head setup275 viewsI attach my torch directly to the bottle via a Primus Adaptor. These adaptors are made especially for these torches so you can get them from anyone who sells lampwork equipment.
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Propane bottle217 views
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Craftek kiln - floor damage232 views
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Craftek kiln - roof cracks208 views
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Craftek kiln225 views
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Messy Jewellery Table - December 5, 2006211 viewsFor Lou...
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My Messy Studio - May 2007197 viewsMy jewellery making area looking towards lampwork studio.
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My Messy Studio - May 2007178 viewsMy lampworking area.
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My Messy Studio - May 2007179 viewsMy glass storage.
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August 2007 - Studio Pic prior to OG15162 viewsThe Disaster Area...
While I was totally looking forward to receiving my Oxygen Generator, I was NOT looking forward to having to clean this mess up...!
This view is from in front of my computer area.
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August 2007 - Studio Pic prior to OG15167 viewsThe view of my actual lampworking bench.
...So much mess to clean up... :-(
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August 2007 - Studio Pic prior to OG15166 viewsMy glass area.
The bookcase will stand next to this which means I have to swap all my glass around so I don't stab myself on the longer Bullseye rods...
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August 2007170 viewsBroken Beads & Shells on my studio windowsill.

These broken beads will be given a new lease of life one day. Fusing, PMC and Polymer Clay will all play a part.
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August 2007 - Glass Storage area rearrangement177 viewsMoving the bookcase to here meant all of my glass rods had to be rearranged. The 40cm rods which were overhanging the left side shelves had to be transferred to the right side so as to avoid the possibility of nasty accidents involving cuts and stabbings...
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August 2007 - Lampwork Bench175 viewsSee how clean it is!!!
All there is to do here (apart from mess it up with glass rods and tools) is add a hood to the Ventilation. (Not necessary but it will look a bit tidier.)
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August 2007 - Studio view from computer area.196 views
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August 2007 - Glass Storage area before rearrangement165 viewsYuck! How messy was this!!

I am thankful that I only had this small amount of glass to rearrange...
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August 2007 - Lampwork Bench before...189 viewsIsn't it messy!!! lol

Cleaning up such a mess is not my idea of a fun time, but the incentive made it bearable... lol
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August 2007 - Studio Pic prior to OGSI 15162 viewsOh my goodness... What a disaster...!

I hope I don't let my studio get this messy again...

Must be good. Must be good... hehe
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August 2007 - Lampwork Bench after cleaning.164 views
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August 2007 - Studio view from computer area. After cleaning.157 views
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August 2007 - Glass Storage area rearrangement156 views
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August 2007 - Broken Beads and Shells on windowsill.154 views
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August 2007 - Studio view before cleaning.156 views
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August 2007 - Lampwork Bench before cleaning.161 views
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August 2007 - Glass Storage area before rearrangement176 views
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Creation Station225 viewsI am still tossing up whether to keep using my Creation Station or getting rid of it. I am finding it to be a bit intrusive to my work area/tool placement. I am trialling a few different positions for the arm rests and I have found this to be the best so far.
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Garage Studio192 viewsWind break set-up.
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Garage Studio - April 2005204 viewsVentilation set-up.
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The "Barley Box" style ventilation that hubby made for me for Christmas 2007.216 views
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My Magazine and Book case172 viewsRunning out of room, running out of room...
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Clean this mess up!147 viewsRan out of gas so turned the kiln off and am going to tackle this instead...
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Day two of cleaning.132 viewsWell, you wouldn't know it by looking at this pic, but I did actually make a dent in putting some things away yesterday. Only to replace them with the light tent and wire and tools for wiring up one of my vessels.
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My Shame File...144 viewsStill a mess... I need a cleaning fairy...
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Double Mini142 viewsYay!! These are available in Australia now. You can get them from Arnolds Scrapbooking in Brisbane. (I am not affiliated with them at all, just extremely happy that they are now in Aus...)
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Double Mini - Lampwork Section146 views
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Double Mini - Sterling Silver and Gold Fill/Vermeil section.148 views
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Double Mini - Semi-Precious section.112 views
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Double Mini - Wire, Thread, Seedies and everything else section.124 views
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My Glass Cutters109 viewsThese are the type of cutters I use to cut my glass rods, dichroic, murrini etc.
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Glass Storage March 2009126 viewsI intend on rearranging all my glass...
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Glass Storage March 2009118 views
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Stage 2: Get Hubby to assemble Purple Pantry.152 viewsI am stoked that I found this pantry in this colour. On collecting it from the back of the store tho, the guy tells us that it is the store lighting which makes it look purple and that it is actually white. DOH!!
But yay... Under my lights at home it is still purple, so I am happy. :-)
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