Zapper on Steroids and Moose Tail
for bigger things! Or, at the very least – melting bigger cords. Our regular Thread
Zapper II is designed to cut and fuse regular synthetic threads, leaving
no ends frayed – but the Zapper Plus heats to a sizzling 2400 degrees
and melts the ends of the cords so that they stay nice and tidy. Excellent
they don’t serve his kind there, and throws him out. The next night, the
string comes back, this time, tied up. The bartender looks at him and says,
“Hey – didn’t I tell you not to come back? Aren’t you a string?” And the
string looks him in the eye and says, “No, I’m a frayed knot.” The bartender
is still suspicious, so he pulls out his Thread Zapper and says – “I’ll re-fuse
speaking of Kumihimo – we’re collecting the Kumihimo-related
stuff from around the site and putting it on one page for easy finding. That
includes these very
nice end cap and toggle clasp sets, bundled in nice little
kits, including jumprings, to make it easy for you to cap off your braided
beauties. We’ll be adding more to this page – I have another stack of Kumihimo-ish
stuff waiting to be added.
Viking Knit or Dutch Spiral or Peyote Tubes, it’s not like the bead police
will come and get you. 😉
btw. In addition to the smaller Mousetail and
even tinier Bugtail,
we are starting to get the larger sized 3 mm Moosetail.
I called it Moosetail, because, quite frankly, I didn’t think you would get
all excited about something called “Possum Tail.”
little bit of this and a little bit of that new around the site tonight –
I really like these Sterling
Twisted Wire Connectors. I hung one each off a pair of ear wires for
instant earrings – but I think they have lots of uses!
Columns and Waves are starting to come in.
Not too many this week, but expect a “wave” of them soon!
Nabber – a thimbley sort
of sticky pad for picking up a single bead, or capturing an escapee bead.
Please note – the Bead Nabber is fundamentally different from a Bead Napper
– which is a cat that sleeps on your half-finished projects. (Tell me – how
can a cat snooze on a tray full of needles and not wind up looking like a
click on a link or a picture above, or start with the Main
Page, if you are feeling intrepid, (there is a LOT of stuff there), or
chunk it down into bite-size portions by checking out t
he categories: Click
on a link and go crazy! Firepolish, Pressed
Crystal, Seedbeads, Stone
and Pearls, Preciosa
Cool Beads, Findings, Metal
Clay & Supplies or Books,
Kits, Tools. Look for the “new” tags!
projects. A new one every week.
is Now Open – Please call ahead to check
availability and reserve a spot.
at our new location – so don’t automatically
drive to the old place by mistake – details on our About