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by vance galliher
Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: etched tempered glass problem...
Replies: 31
Views: 7599

Re: etched tempered glass problem...

good to see your name again doug . I hope life is well with you and yours . this is becoming more how this happened rather than how to solve it. I'm open to any and all comments on this matter...
by vance galliher
Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: etched tempered glass problem...
Replies: 31
Views: 7599

Re: etched tempered glass problem...

danny baronian just called and we had a good long conversation. thanks danny ! the take away from our talk is...try pledge. spray it on wipe it off. i'll give it a go on Monday and see what happens.
by vance galliher
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: etched tempered glass problem...
Replies: 31
Views: 7599

Re: etched tempered glass problem...

didn't mean to send that yet... here's a reply from az Hi Vance I gave a detailed reply which got lost...not sure what I did wrong. In brief, my guess is that the glass may have had deep scratches before you started. It's not always easy to pick something like this up either before and especially af...
by vance galliher
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: etched tempered glass problem...
Replies: 31
Views: 7599

Re: etched tempered glass problem...

IT'S A HEAD SCRATCHER TERRY
by vance galliher
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: etched tempered glass problem...
Replies: 31
Views: 7599

etched tempered glass problem...

I have encountered a very unusual situation after etching a panel (27”x 12.5') of tempered glass. After glass company installed panel, the client called and asked how to clean off some horizonal “lines” that were on the etched side of glass . My question was what “line” is she talking about ? I blas...
by vance galliher
Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: i need help in locating...
Replies: 1
Views: 831

i need help in locating...

a drag head for my old, but reliable, summa D60 plotter. the tightening clamp that secures the blade/pen holder broke years ago but I was able to repair it. unfortunately summa doesn't sell just that part. you have to buy the whole head. summa sells them only new for $568. any ideas where I might fi...
by vance galliher
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Flashed Glass
Replies: 2
Views: 1224

Re: Flashed Glass

will, the only way I know is to give a close look at the edge...you should be able to tell which side the color is on
by vance galliher
Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Pock marks in matte centers
Replies: 30
Views: 11157

Re: Pock marks in matte centers

...perhaps you didn't read my post Andrew, but we are out here....hahaaa ... and this exchange between you and dan is what mike and others created this site to be. we all benefit from sharing our "stuff "
by vance galliher
Thu Mar 12, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Pock marks in matte centers
Replies: 30
Views: 11157

Re: Pock marks in matte centers

nothing to add...other than we all thank you both for the conversations that benefit us all.
by vance galliher
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: hand gilded boat name with v-carved effect
Replies: 3
Views: 2039

Re: hand gilded boat name with v-carved effect

or if you're doing a surface gild... it could look like this. midgleys letters are 1.5" hdu flat cut.


after rereading your post henry...you asked for a v-carved look, not prismatic
by vance galliher
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: brushes...
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: brushes...

thanks terry...I kept adding an "es" to brush
by vance galliher
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: brushes...
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

brushes...

I can't seem to find a website for mack brushes... is there one ?
by vance galliher
Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letterhead meet, Kent, England 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1376

Re: Letterhead meet, Kent, England 2014

thanks danny for posting that...good to see dave's smiling face and the many other unknowns. looks like they all had a great time !
by vance galliher
Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: World Wide Gilding Workshop
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: World Wide Gilding Workshop

kevin...I'm sure it's everything you'll ever need to know about glass and gold...and much more !
by vance galliher
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Noob - After some easel advice.
Replies: 6
Views: 3017

Re: Noob - After some easel advice.

hahaaa....would like to see what that 12 dollar hot dog looks like danny
by vance galliher
Wed May 14, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: question about surface gilding and sealer...
Replies: 5
Views: 1821

Re: question about surface gilding and sealer...

thanks for replies... bruce, lee called me yesterday and suggested using quick rather than slow size because of the "slow" curing time long after i lay my leaf. do you have any thoughts about that ?
by vance galliher
Mon May 12, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: question about surface gilding and sealer...
Replies: 5
Views: 1821

Re: question about surface gilding and sealer...

no tinting (?) nor spraying will be involved. i'll be using slow size so i can gild next day. lee, do you have nancy's number ? perhaps i could call her and she could answer my questions.....thanks
by vance galliher
Sun May 11, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: question about surface gilding and sealer...
Replies: 5
Views: 1821

question about surface gilding and sealer...

i'm gilding some molding attached to cabinet panels with 12k white gold. surfaces will be completed/finished w/lacquer coat when i get them. i'll tape/size...next day lay roll leaf. these cabinets are for a private residence backbar and will be cleaned, so i need to seal. urban from W&B Gold Leaf (W...
by vance galliher
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Urban craftsmen at work (video)
Replies: 4
Views: 1769

Re: Urban craftsmen at work (video)

what i fine amazing is that the painter doesn't step in the paint !
by vance galliher
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Second hand electro pounce for sale?
Replies: 12
Views: 7097

Re: Second hand electro pounce for sale?

francois, here's the label
by vance galliher
Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Second hand electro pounce for sale?
Replies: 12
Views: 7097

Re: Second hand electro pounce for sale?

this is the first pouncer i make from an old transformer...........then i bought a used electro pounce sr
by vance galliher
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: France from the past
Replies: 14
Views: 5153

Re: Old Pictures : Paris (France) 1900-2013

thank you erik...site needs to be updated since i created it in 2004...hahaa, my god, that's 10 years of new work
by vance galliher
Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: France from the past
Replies: 14
Views: 5153

Re: Old Pictures : Paris (France) 1900-2013

thank you pat. interesting, when i use internet explorer, the arrow buttons are not there, but with google chrome they are (?)...now i can enjoy the pics !
by vance galliher
Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: France from the past
Replies: 14
Views: 5153

Re: Old Pictures : Paris (France) 1900-2013

i've gone to rue89, but i don't see where or what i click to advance to next picture. thanks for any assistance
by vance galliher
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: shutterstock for vector image ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2682

Re: shutterstock for vector image ?

hi danny, the coast guard sent me this one as what they liked.......
by vance galliher
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: shutterstock for vector image ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2682

Re: shutterstock for vector image ?

i was not taking issue about the cost...i just didn't know if there were other options out there that had more selections
by vance galliher
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: shutterstock for vector image ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2682

shutterstock for vector image ?

i need an vector nautical certificate border for a glass panel i'm carving/etching for the coast guard. found one on shutterstock.com they like. apparently i have to buy two images for 29 bucks. do you know of any other options ? thanks
by vance galliher
Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Double Dip Gallery
Replies: 8
Views: 3135

Re: Double Dip Gallery

i'm just passing by on a late friday night...and all i can say is WOW ....i'll go back and take a look
by vance galliher
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Looking for good software advice.
Replies: 25
Views: 9183

Re: Looking for good software advice.

thanks for the reminder frank, i just forgot that's how i do it all the time . but i am curious about the left/right click approach.
by vance galliher
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Looking for good software advice.
Replies: 25
Views: 9183

Re: Looking for good software advice.

robare, as a corel x3 user, i'm interested in how you set this up .......

"Left click on the mouse to zoom in...Right click on the mouse to zoom out." ?
when i left or right click mouse, it just selects object...
thanks for info.......