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BG MANDRELS SEE THE FULL LIST BELOW
all sizes and styles
The list below is an attempt to carry all the different supplies of Mandrels available today on the market for Lampworkers. Your requests are always listen to and we will accept special orders.
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 2mm
2 mm
Out of stock...available in 2.4mm see below...With the 2mm Puffy Hollow Mandrel you can make hollow beads and also shards. Of course, you can also use them for either large hole beads or blown vessels. On these mandrels the small hole on one side allows you to form the bead around the hole by creating regular wall discs on either side of the hole, as you would have done in the usual fashion..Here's a MINI TUTORIAL.........................................1) When the symmetrical disks are formed on the predipped mandrel (see *d'ions below for dipping), bring their edges together using a graphite paddle, making sure to patch over any 'holes' that may be in the glass..2) Heat the bead so it has a plasticity,then blow thorough the cool end of the mandrel very gently. Remember! just short/little puffs to form the shape..3) Whilst holding a finger over the hole of the undipped end.. rotate the formed bead slowly to keep balanced,the bead will shrink slightly..4) Return the bead to the flame and just heat gently,keeping the heat consistently even all over..5) Whilst keeping the bead and mandrel level,turning at the same time place the undipped end in your mouth, blocking the tube with your lip/tongue to prevent the bead collapsing and in readness to puff into the tube again..6) Whilst the end is still covered turn slowly to heat until glowing, now puff gently and if hot enough, the bead will start to inflate..7)Repeat the process keeping the end covered, and puffing the glowing bead to expand some more..8)Once the bead has reached the best size, let it cool whilst evenly balancing and rotating. 9)Anneal ......................................... *Dipping Method:to dip the end of the Puffy Mandrel that has the side hole,dip the mandrel in the bead release well past the side hole, just as you would a regular mandrel. Place your finger over the dipped end of the mandrel and gently blow through the other end to clear out the bead release from the side blow hole in the hollow mandrel... leaving the dipped end of the mandrel tube plugged wth. the wet release,so that the dipped end is sealed. Allow to dry out very thorougly overnight before use. Make sure to clean out well after with use of 1.6mm mandrel from the inside To create SHARDS: Blow the walls 'super' thin and then you can break up the bead to use as shards. Using any of the Double Helix glass (see listed under Double Helix) makes enchanting colour shards. Another method is to uniformly blow the glass thin and then pop it by blowing in extra air. VIDEOS:Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 2.4mm
2.4 mm
A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 3mm
3mm
Out of stock...A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Blown Beads
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...see the various specific mandrels, eg Puffy and Hollow Tubes,with differing diameters, to create these blown beads.These beads are not for sale
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 4mm
4mm
A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 5mm
5mm
Presently out of stock...A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 6.3mm
6.3mm
A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel 8mm
8mm
A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Puffy Hollow Mandrel EXTRA LARGE 12.5mm
12.5mm
..Extra large Puffy Mandrel 12.5mm. A tutorial is listed above for the Puffy Mandrel...see the text written up under the 2mm size. Here are two excellent videos that illustrates the process. The first Video is by Jeannie Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vjNhEuh4Ng This Video is by Sanita Seile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih5QVjwwRVg
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BG Mandrel Pack 1.6mm
1.6mm
Packs of 10...1.6mm There are 72 Mandrels in 250 gm. is only Size:1.6mm This is the standard size diameter.High quality stainless steel, low heat transfer,all mandrels are 25cm long and polished ends for easy removal of beads.
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BG Mandrel Pack 2.3mm
2.3mm
Packs of 10...Medium size. There are 29 Mandrels in 250gm. Made of high quality stainless steel, low heat transfer, and ends polished for easy removal of beads. All mandrels are 25cm long.
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BG Mandrel Pack 3.2mm
3.2mm
Packs of 10...3.2mm There are 16 Mandrels in 250gm. High quality stainless steel, low heat transfer, ends polished for east removal of beads. All mandrels are 25cm long.
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BG SOLID MANDREL 3.96mm
3.96 mm x 250mm
SOLID MANDREL 3.96 mm x 250mm (5/32")
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BG PANDORA SOLID MANDREL 4.76mm
4.76mm x 250mm
The 4.76mm mandrel or 3/16" is the same diameter that is usually used for making Pandora style beads. (This diameter +/- .02 is slightly smaller than the .25" or 1/4", 6.4mm diameter). Please take into account that you will need a thick coating of bead release on this mandrel (ie dip twice) to slightly increase the diameter of the bead hole so as to accomodate the 5mm silver tubing insertion for fit Pandora Beads. Are you looking for tubings that fit beads made on 3/16 / 4.76 mm mandrels with inside diameter big enough for Pandora bracelets? Only Santa Fe jewelry supplies carries that special size. See the Santa Fe WEB site: www.sfjssantafe.com The following tubing size is what you will need : 5.08mm OD 27ga Wall Economy Sterling Silver Round Tubing Oart No # 118205
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BG SOLID MANDREL 5mm
5mm x 250mm
....SOLID MANDREL 5mm x 250mm
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BG SOLID MANDREL 6.4mm
6.35mm x 250mm or 1/4 inch
SOLID MANDREL 6.35mm x 250mm or 1/4 inch
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BG HOLLOW MANDRELS VARIOUS SIZES AVAILABLE BELOW
Various sizes
Hollow mandrels are available below in various sizes. Uses include blowing molten glass on the tip to create shards,hollow beads or dip in bead release and wind glass around to create large hole beads. TUTORIAL: Hollow Mandrels and How to Blow Shards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulWiCOP3ygs .....Also another excellent tutorial by Jennifer Geldard on You Tube 'Blowing Silvered Ivory Shards' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11s1H6pI8GA
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BG HOLLOW MANDREL 6.4mm
6.4mm
6.4mm diameter. Method of Blowning Beads on the end of a Hollow Mandrel....see listed under "ALL MANDRELS" Here are two videos that illustrate the process as well as the equipment needed. Finger Holders and Diamond Shears are also available under 'Equipment and Tools'.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgaN1q4enk0.... Another from David Penso...watch at 39.56 to see the process : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phb3vjDs1PE
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BG HOLLOW MANDREL 10mm
10mm or 3/8 inch
10mm or 3/8" diameter.Method of Blowning Beads on the end of a Hollow Mandrel....see listed under "ALL MANDRELS" .... Here are two videos that illustrate the process as well as the equipment needed ... Finger Holders and Diamond Shears are also available under 'Equipment and Tools' ......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgaN1q4enk0 Another from David Penso...watch at 39.56..... to see the process : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phb3vjDs1PE
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BG HOLLOW MANDREL 12.9mm
12.9mm
12.9mm diameter.. Method of Blowning Beads on the end of a Hollow Mandrel.....see listed under "ALL MANDRELS" Here are two videos that illustrate the process as well as the equipment needed.. Finger Holders and Diamond Shears are also available under 'Equipment and Tools' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgaN1q4enk0... Another from David Penso...watch at 39.56..... to see the process : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phb3vjDs1PE
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BG HOLLOW MANDREL 4.75mm-5mm
4.76 diam. hole x 5mm outer diam
HOLLOW MANDREL 4.76mm diameter hole Outer is 5mm .. Method of Blowing Beads on the end of a Hollow Mandrel.....see listed under "ALL MANDRELS" Here are two videos that illustrate the process as well as the equipment needed.. Finger Holders and Diamond Shears are also available under 'Equipment and Tools' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgaN1q4enk0... Another from David Penso...watch at 39.56..... to see the process : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phb3vjDs1PE
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BG Extra long Mandrel Pack 1.6mm for 10
1.6mm
1.6mm There are 53 Extra Long Mandrels in 250 gm. For those of us who prefer longer mandrels 300mm x 1.6mm PACK of 10 Size:1.6mm Made of high quality stainless steel, low heat transfer, and ends polished for easy removal of beads. All mandrels are 300mm long
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BG Extra long Mandrel Pack 2.3mm for 10
2.3mm
2.3mm There are 24 Extra Long Mandrels in 250 gm. For those of us who prefer longer mandrels 300mm x 2.3mm PACK of 10 Size:2.3mm Made of high quality stainless steel, low heat transfer, and ends polished for easy removal of beads. All mandrels are 300mm long.
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BG Extra long Mandrel Pack 3.2mm for 10
3.2mm
3.2mm There are 14 Extra Long Mandrels in 250gm. For those of us who prefer longer mandrels 300mm x 3.2mm PACK of 10 Size: 3.2mm Made of high quality stainless steel, low heat transfer, and ends polished for easy removal of beads. All mandrels are 300mm long.
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Crystals ETCHING CRYSTALS SMALL 118ml..4oz makes up 6.5 fl.ozs
4oz or 118ml SMALL
OUT OF STOCK...This product is supplied as a crystal.Shipped dry in container. When mixed with boiling water and glass beads are immersed for 10 to 20 mins. they will appear with an etched velvet satin surface. The large open mouth jar makes dipping glass beads, marbles and sculpture into solution easy.Small size container has 2" or 5mm diameter opening. Not effective on borosilicate glass.Full directions are on the container.Safety advise, always wear gloves when handling this product...See this video for instruction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7t5yBAyYvc
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Crystals ETCHING CRYSTALS LARGE 472ml..16oz makes up 26 fl.ozs
472 ml or16oz LARGE
IN STOCK....This product is supplied as a crystal.Shipped dry in container. When mixed with boiling water and glass beads are immersed for 10 to 20 mins. they will appear with an etched velvet satin surface. The large open mouth jar makes dipping glass beads, marbles and sculpture into solution easy.Small size container has 3" or 90mm diameter opening. Not effective on borosilicate glass.Full directions are on the container.Safety advise, always wear gloves when handling this product... See this video for instruction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7t5yBAyYvc
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BG ROUND BAR MANDREL HOLLOW STAINLESS 12.7mm
12.7mm diameter
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BG ROUND BAR MANDREL HOLLOW STAINLESS 15mm
15mm diameter
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BG TWO HOLE BUTTON MANDREL ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND LISTED BELOW ON THIS PAGE IN 1.6mm 2.3mm and 3.2mm HOLES
1.6mm or 2.3mm or 3.2mm
To make these TWO HOLE BUTTONS, please see these Button Mandrels below. There are three sizes available for hole sizes 1.6mm 2.3mm and 3.2mm MINI TUTORIAL: To coat the two prong button mandrel, dip in a deep jar with bead release. Bead release will be deposited over the end of the prongs for the holes. You can also plan to make the button in the middle of the guides. That's ok too! You can also paint the release on with a brush. Allow to dry. Another Tutorial with photos here: http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75515
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BG Bead Annealing Mandrel Rest 20.5cm width x 7cm ht
20cm width
New Delivery in stock...This Deluxe 20cm.5 width x 7cm ht x13cm long, KILN Mandrel Rest is the ultimate annealer accessory. Bigger, better, and much tougher than the original mandrel rest while giving you up to twice as much mandrel capacity. Properly placing your beads in the annealer is a great way to avoid denting or the sticking of your beads. With a stable base and 2" height, the rack safely suspends all your beads, preventing them from touching each other or the annealer and becoming damaged. Use the front tier to rest your mandrel on, or choose the back tier, with its larger holes, to insert the tip of your mandrel in. Choose the size that best fits your annealer, 8" or 12" width. Depth measures 2" between the perforated panels and 2 behind the back panel for stability.
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BG Bead Annealing Mandrel Rest 30.5cm width x 7.5cm ht
30cm width
New Delivery in stock....This Delux 30cm.5mm width x 7.5cm ht x 13 cm long, Deluxe KILN Mandrel Rest is the ultimate annealer accessory. Bigger, better, and much tougher than the original mandrel rest while giving you up to twice as much mandrel capacity. Properly placing your beads in the annealer is a great way to avoid denting or the sticking of your beads. With a stable base and 2" height, the rack safely suspends all your beads, preventing them from touching each other or the annealer and becoming damaged. Use the front tier to rest your mandrel on, or choose the back tier, with its larger holes, to insert the tip of your mandrel in. Choose the size that best fits your annealer, 8" or 12" width. Depth measures 2" between the perforated panels and 2 behind the back panel for stability.
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B.G. TUTORIAL on USING A HOLLOW MANDREL TO BLOW SHARDS
Shards :How To make
This is an excellent You Tube video from Brad Pearson demonstrating how to use our Hollow Mandrels and How to Blow Shards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulWiCOP3ygs .....Also another excellent tutorial by Jennifer Geldard on You Tube 'Blowing Silvered Ivory Shards' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11s1H6pI8GA
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BG CABOCHON MANDREL 12.7mm
12.7mm x 23mm handle
Cabochon mandrels are typically used more in an up and down direction, so the 23mm length is more convenient as it doesn't bump the table and other objects as you woek. The larger size cabochon mandrels not only make large cabochons, but also can be used like a painter's palette to make one or more irregular pieces at a time across its face.FOR A WRITTEN TUTORIAL, HOW TO DIP,SEE under the listing 'Cabachon Mandrel 25mm' TUTORIAL :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ZlRGeOA4w
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BG CABOCHON MANDREL 15mm
15mm x 23mm handle
Cabochon mandrels are typically used more in an up and down direction, so the 23mm length is more convenient as it doesn't bump the table and other objects as you woek. The larger size cabochon mandrels not only make large cabochons, but also can be used like a painter's palette to make one or more irregular pieces at a time across its face. FOR A WRITTEN TUTORIAL, HOW TO DIP,SEE under the listing 'Cabachon Mandrel 25mm' TUTORIAL :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ZlRGeOA4w
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BG CABOCHON MANDREL 18mm
18mm x 23mm handle
Cabochon mandrels are typically used more in an up and down direction, so the 23mm length is more convenient as it doesn't bump the table and other objects as you woek. The larger size cabochon mandrels not only make large cabochons, but also can be used like a painter's palette to make one or more irregular pieces at a time across its face. FOR A WRITTEN TUTORIAL, HOW TO DIP,SEE under the listing 'Cabachon Mandrel 25mm' TUTORIAL :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ZlRGeOA4w
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BG CABOCHON MANDREL 25mm
25mm x 230mm Length
.This size presently out of stock....Cabochon mandrels are typically used more in an up and down direction, so the 230mm length is more convenient as it doesn't bump the table and other objects as you work. The larger size cabochon mandrels not only make large cabochons, but also can be used like a painter's palette to make one or more irregular pieces at a time across its face. TUTORIAL FOR DIPPING: Dip the mandrel inside the bead release container and spin or tap inside the container to remove excess release with a smooth layered application left on the mandrel. A kitchen spoonful of release can also be used for this process, then use the back of the spoon to spread the release evenly on the cab. It is best to air dry these mandrels rather than flame drying to prevent the release from cracking, then slowly heat in the flame as well as the front where the glass is to be applied, making certain you have the mandrel hot enough for the glass to stick. If you don't have the glass adhered to the mandrel it may come off if you turn it upside down. Keep adding glass, while pushing. Be careful not to pull your glass away from the cabochon. If you want to remove the rod, then use the heat to cut the glass, never pull. Anneal in the usual way. The cab can be removed by twisting and lifting.You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzlXFYIKatU ANOTHER : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ZlRGeOA4w
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BG Oval and Round Cabochons
Various Shapes and Sizes Mandrels
This Round Cabochon is mounted in a ring...For Dipping procedure and the link to a video TUTORIAL,see listed under the 'Round Cabochon Mandrel 25mm'...Oval Cabochons are created in the same manner on the Oval Cabochon Mandrel
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BG Oval Cabochon Mandrel 6.35 x 12.7mm
6.35 x 12.7mm
Oval Cabochon Mandrel 6.35 x 12.7mm 6.35 x 12.7mm Out of stock at present...Small,Oval Cabochon Mandrel 6.35 x 12.7mm. Ideal for making rings or pendants. For a TUTORIAL listed see under the 'Round Cabochon Mandrel 31.5mm'
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BG Oval Cabochon Mandrel 9.53 x 19mm
9.53 x 19mm
...Out of stock...Medium,Oval Cabochon Mandrel 9.53 x 19mm. Ideal for making rings or pendants. For a TUTORIAL see listed under the'Round Cabochon Mandrel 31.5mm'
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BG Large Emiko Mandrel 19mmx38mm
19mmx38mm
Out of Stock...19mm diam. hole (3/4") on a handle length 250mm. Ideal for making large hole discs. TUTORIAL: Watch Heather Trimlett on this video for tips on using this mandrel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X56AdXd1h84 She begins to use this same mandrel at 27.38 marker HERE'S ANOTHER TUTORIAL using this mandrel to create rings: http://deesignedbeads.blogspot.com/2008/11/rinig-tutiorial.html?m=1
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BG Medium Emiko Mandrel 18mm x 40mm
18mmx 40mm
Out of Stock...18mm diam. hole or 11/16" on a handle length 250mm. Ideal for making large hole discs. Watch Heather Trimlett on this video for tips on using this mandrel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X56AdXd1h84 She begins to use this same mandrel at 27.38 marker
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BG Small Emiko Mandrel 4.76mm x 50mm
4.76mm x 50mm
4.76 diam. hole or 3/16" on a handle length 250mm. Small Emiko Mandrel 18mm x 40mm. Ideal for making large hole discs and beads. Watch Heather Trimlett on this video for tips on using this mandrel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X56AdXd1h84 She begins to use this same mandrel at 27.38 marker
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BG TWO HOLE BUTTON MANDREL 1.6mm
Hole size 1.6mm length 275mm
MINI TUTORIAL: To coat the two prong button mandrel, dip in a deep jar with bead release. Bead release will be deposited over the end of the prongs for the holes. You can also plan to make the button in the middle of the guides. That's ok too! You can also paint the release on with a brush. Allow to dry. Another Tutorial with photos here: http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75515
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BG TWO HOLE BUTTON MANDREL 2.3mm
Hole size 2.3mm length 275mm
MINI TUTORIAL: To coat the two prong button mandrel, dip in a deep jar with bead release. Bead release will be deposited over the end of the prongs for the holes. You can also plan to make the button in the middle of the guides. That's ok too! You can also paint the release on with a brush. Allow to dry. Another Tutorial with photos here: http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75515
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BG TWO HOLE BUTTON MANDREL 3.2mm
Hole size 3.2mm length 275mm
MINI TUTORIAL: To coat the two prong button mandrel, dip in a deep jar with bead release. Bead release will be deposited over the end of the prongs for the holes. You can also plan to make the button in the middle of the guides. That's ok too! You can also paint the release on with a brush. Allow to dry. Another Tutorial with photos here: http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75515
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