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Glass Cutting The Tools (All)
Glass Cutting:  Informational: 
There are a large number of styles and types of cutters available on the market.It is best to get the feel of one before buying. You can try various styles out in classes, and usually shops will have examples for demonstration.  The cutters above are inexpensive and that is the only advantage.  The one on the left with a turret of wheels is unsuitable, as the need to have a number of spare wheels might indicate.  It also is unsuitable as its design obscures the cutting line in use...


Glass Cutting Techniques and Safety (All)
Glass Cutting:  Tutorial: 
When cutting glass your are first scoring the surface to weaken the glass and then second, breaking along the score line. The glass will always follow the path of least resistance. It is important to keep this in mind when “cutting” glass as it has significant implications for scoring and breaking. Use the cutter by moving it away from you, so you can see the cartoon lines as you score. When using a straight edge, you can pull the cutter toward yourself or push it away, whichever suits ...


Cutting Glass Cutting Shapes (All)
Glass Cutting:  Tutorial: 
Outside Curves Outside curves are usually the easiest curve to break out. You do not have to worry about breaking the piece, as the break - if it goes off the score line - will be away from the piece rather than into it. Outside curves normally have complimentary inside curves. So on the principle of making the most difficult break first and the easiest last, the outside curve will be broken out last. Unless, of course, there is a straight line on the other side of the curve when that w...


Cutting Glass (All)
Glass Cutting:  Informational: 
Cutting Glass Cutting thin sheet glass is almost as easy as it looks in this video clip...but not quite! Curves really are much trickier than straight lines. The process shown would have been completely familiar to medieval window glaziers. ...


Cutting Glass with a Diamond Saw (All)
Glass Cutting:  Cold Working Glass:  Informational: 
Cutting Glass with a Diamond Saw Throughout glass history, workers have needed to saw pieces of glass cleanly. Using string and gritty mud-like slurry, ancient Egyptians and Greeks, for example, spent days accomplishing what the modern electric diamond saw does in seconds. ...


Glass cutting in a Venetian workshop on Murano island (All)
Glass Cutting: 
Glass cutting in a Venetian workshop on Murano island. Working on a wooden template glass is cut to suit prodject....


Practice Making Glass Circles (Beginner)
Glass Cutting:  Tutorial: 
Practice Making Glass Circles Practice making glass circles on the Circle and Border System from Morton Glass Works. ...


Learn to cut glass into shapes (Beginner)
Glass Cutting:  Tutorial: 
Learn to cut glass into shapes by learning the basics of cutting art glass into shapes using relief cuts. ...


Cut perfect compound curves in glass (Beginner)
Glass Cutting:  Tutorial: 
Cut perfect compound curves in glass How to cut accurate compound / complex curves for stained glass. The cutter used here is a self oiling type. Glass cutters always give the best results when it is in near new condition. You will not be able to achieve the cuts I show here with a blunt, no oiled rusty ass cutter, so, buy a new one, put oil in it and you'll be good to go... :-) Good luck Suitable for the deaf, written instructions within the video. ...


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