October 2018

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October Newsletter

Have you ever wondered if you could sandcarve a pumpkin? We have that answer and more in this month’s newsletter. Keep scrolling to find out what we’ve been up to and what we’re looking forward to as summer turns to fall!

Sandcarving Workshop at Bogi’s Garage

You’re invited! Join Darin Jones with IKONICS Imaging and Bogi at Bogi’s Garage in Phoenix, AZ on October 13-14, 2018 for a hands-on Sandcarving Workshop. Bogi and Darin are offering two different hands-on sandcarving courses. Join us for one or both courses! Experience sandcarving glass, crystal, ceramic, metals and more with Intro to Sandcarving and/or Advanced Techniques.

>> Register Today

Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar

Join us on November 15-16 in San Antonio, TX for a comprehensive 2-day workshop on three revenue-generating business technologies – lasers, sandblasting and sublimation. Designed for beginners and advanced users, the seminar will be co-hosted by Trotec laser experts, sandblasting experts from IKONICS Imaging, and sublimation experts from JDS Industries. Click here to read all the details!

>> Register Now

A Touch of Elegance

It’s never too early to prepare for the upcoming holiday season! Lake Superior Glassoffers stunning glass and crystal blanks with ready-to-ship inventory, including our line of Crystal Ornaments. Classic and sophisticated, personalized crystal Christmas ornaments add a hint of elegance to the tree and go well with any holiday decor.

>> Shop Crystal Ornaments

Cheers to the Holidays

 Our LSG HollowWare Crystal Stemware line offers the ultimate in quality, style and sophistication. Personalized stemware makes the perfect gift for weddings, housewarming parties, the upcoming holidays and more. Stock up now!

 >> Shop Crystal Stemware

Product Feature: CrystalBlast 4828 Artist Station

Our CrystalBlast Artist Station is designed for sandcarving larger panels, allowing the operator to work the entire part surface using the front brushed operator work port and full width window. The unique slit rubber curtain seals against the brushes allowing the operator to move from one side to the other while the grit is securely contained within the cabinet.

 >> Learn More

Can You Sandcarve a Pumpkin?

In this episode of our popular web series, Will It Blast, Peter and Amber put a pumpkin to the test just in time for Halloween. Check out the video to find out if a pumpkin can be sandblasted or if it turns to mush.
>> Watch the Video & Find Out

COMING SOON… Season 2 of Will It Blast will be premiering in our upcoming newsletter. Don’t miss the fun, subscribe to our YouTube Channel today!

Clogged Machine? No Problem

If you turn on your blaster and no abrasive comes out, it is most likely a clogged nozzle or clogged hose. Wes Barton from IKONICS Imaging discusses these two common issues and how to address them in October’s Tip of the Month, enjoy!

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Don’t Miss Us on Facebook Live

We share tips and tricks throughout the month on Facebook. Watch the next Facebook Live video for a chance to comment on a topic you would like us to cover. Update the following settings to receive notifications when we are live!

Facebook Mobile App: Go to our page. Click the “Following” button. Turn “Get Notifications” to on. Under “Edit Notification Settings”, choose “Standard”.

Facebook on a Desktop: Go to our page. Click the dropdown arrow next to “Following”. Click the pencil icon next to “Notifications”. Choose “Standard”.

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