I got some torch time in yesterday and these were some of the best results:
I've been seeing "baleen" beads and reading people referring to "the cuts" - and "the tool", so I decided to experiment just from what I could gather instead of purchasing a tutorial. It didn't turnout too bad for a first try.
Then I thought, while I'm in the zone, why not do a moon vessel. These are always popular and sell quickly, so here's the latest:
It's better than it looks here - really a graceful shape. I should have waited to get a better picture, but just didn't have the patience today.