Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward
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Is it serious?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martika* of MartikasMysticDesign Sep 11, 2013. 2 Replies

Found this on facebook, couldn't resist.... 

WATCH CARISOPRODOL IN BLOO-RAY HD 4D ONLINE FOR FREE AND GET THIS LOVELY SET OF STEAK KNIVES.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Missina Lee Jul 23, 2013. 8 Replies

LOOKS LIKE WE HAVE A NEW WAVE OF SPAM IN TOWN.Maybe it's time to look into anti-spam plug-ins for this board. 

PPEvsHDPEvsCardispolo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martika* of MartikasMysticDesign Feb 14, 2013. 8 Replies

Seriously, there's 10,000 threads about the wonders of one material over another.  Could we just do a quick search before posting?  Please? 

Cooked...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward Jan 28, 2013. 8 Replies

I'm looking for opinions.  A customer bought a (large) fire hoop from me which got damaged, and they're blaming the materials as shoddy.  They want a full refund.  They sent pictures..My thoughts,… 

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Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'help!! carpet burns'
"I'm sorry but the smart-alek in me keeps screaming when I see the headline of this thread: "Try doggy style?"  :)"
Mar 30
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Ann Arbor?'
"I think your best chance of hooking up with other hoopers will be to take a couple hoops to the annual Hemp fest.  "
Mar 28
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Polypro vs. HDPE - Under the microscope.'
"I've found such variances often come by the supplier.  Retail establishments will often have multiple suppliers for the same product if the need for it tends to surge. (Irrigation tubing, naturally, has a very small window when it's…"
Mar 10

Student
Sue replied to the discussion 'Polypro vs. HDPE - Under the microscope.'
"LOL!"
Mar 10

Student
Sue replied to the discussion 'Polypro vs. HDPE - Under the microscope.'
"I think the "floating around the body" feeling comes from the material's spring.  It feels like it deforms as it moves around the body, just slightly, but it's enough to make it feel like it's easier to use.  Just…"
Mar 10

Student
Sue replied to the discussion 'Polypro vs. HDPE - Under the microscope.'
"Ted, yes!  This is very common.  I end up cutting a lot of short pieces of PP to sell as connector pieces over here in the UK because we don't have a suitable plastic connector to use.  The darn stuff cracks and splits all over…"
Mar 10
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Fire spinning clothing'
"Okay, so the more sheer a fabric, the more flammable it is.  Natural fibers are better then synthetics (unless specifically made high heat, like kevlar).  So, cotton, wool, slik, leather are your friends.  When in doubt, go thicker.…"
Feb 13
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Home made fire wicks'
"I think I speak for all the tool makers out thee when i say: "figure it out yerself, fail 100 times, learn something from every 1/3rd failure...."   :) Depending on the strength of your flame you're gonna want at least 4"…"
Feb 6
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Inside fire hooping. Extra advice needed.'
"[smartalek] Don't hoop INSIDE fire, hoop AROUND fire... silly, that's what you're doing wrong! [\smartalek]"
Jan 28
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Valentines Day Idea for my boyfriend. Kinda wanted some opinions.'
"You could hoop to Rocky Horror for all a guy is gonna care.   Wear a red bikini (maybe with strategic hearts/bows/etc) and tie red ribbons off the hoop. Maybe have a robe or trench coat over the bikini. Pop the outfit, do your thing end up on…"
Jan 26
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Rivets & Push buttons'
"I started putting the buttons on the side rather than inside or outside and have kept doing it out of habit.  If on the inside, you might accidentally activate the button.  If on the outside, you might scrape it or activate it.  On…"
Jan 26
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Hoop Certification... Is it really necessary?'
"You should check with your local Chamber of commerce to see if that's a requirement."
Jan 23
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Beginners Guide to Fire Hoop Safety, Fuels and more'
"The truly difficult problem with saying anything confidently about burn care is this: Every person and every burn is different.  This as a given, it's nearly impossible to form a clinical study on burns such that it would make most…"
Jan 7
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Beginners Guide to Fire Hoop Safety, Fuels and more'
"Found it.  Looks good."
Jan 6
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Beginners Guide to Fire Hoop Safety, Fuels and more'
"uh-oh, the permalink is broken. "
Jan 6
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Beginners Guide to Fire Hoop Safety, Fuels and more'
"Yup, that's the one, I found the PDF on my drive.   Unfortunately, I don't have a single better solution.  I do have a lot of information that I gathered some time back from most of the larger Burn Units in the US.…"
Jan 3

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Do you teach hoop classes? *Please only answer 'yes' if you teach classes on a regular basis.
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Do you have a website or YouTube, Facebook or Myspace.
http://www.bearclawfire.com
What year did you start hooping? (e.g. 2003)
Started building fire hoops in 2001
What is your goal for 2014 and why is it important? (Doesn't have to be hoop related.)
Ending tyranny, and helping the economic recovery.

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At 10:29am on June 14, 2011, Digitalis* said…

Hello!

I have a question that Im thinking you can answer! Im just wondering if this fuel would be suitable for fire hooping?

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100112454/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

At 4:36am on January 24, 2011, Caroleeena of Circles of Joy said…
Hi Tedward, Gotta question for you. Sometime ago, you shared a video with me of a Geisha fan dance with collapsible fans that you made. I've been checking your site but I don't see these fans. Do you sell them? If so, how can I find out more about them? (I'm really interested to hear if they close with a flick of the wrist, like a regular fan?) Thanks for your help.
At 5:22pm on July 27, 2010,
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Satina
said…
Happy Birthday fellow Hooper! Hope it was a good one :)
At 8:41pm on February 18, 2010, Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward said…
heheeee
By xmas, there'll be even more stuff... :)
At 8:23pm on February 18, 2010, Kari Shea said…
Thank you for the add! I love your site! It consists of everything on my Christmas Wish List! Some time I just go there to drool lol thanx again!
At 7:45am on October 23, 2009,
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Mrs. Skittles of Sparkle & Burn*
said…
Welcome to Hoop City!
At 9:17pm on October 22, 2009,
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Kinetic Kristen*
said…
Hi, welcome to the community! Thanks for clearing up the confusion in regards to the tubing!
 
 
 

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