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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...


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. ...


Practical Applications of Tension in Glass (Beginner)
Cold Working Glass:  Informational: 
Practical Applications of Tension in Glass "Annealed glass," "safety glass," "tempered glass"...Confused? Learn the differences through these Glassbreaking Demos. ...


Easily Sandblast Glass, Crystal, Rock and More with Micro Sandblasting. (Intermediate)
Cold Working Glass:  Informational:  Sand Blasting: 
Easily Sandblast Glass, Crystal, Rock and More with Micro Sandblasting.Dr. Lew takes you through the entire process of creating a crystal award for the Utah Shakespearean Festival. When the video starts, all Dr. Lew has done, is print out his black and white design onto clear transparency film from his computer or any copy machine. This same process can be completed on any glass, crystal, stone, tile, metal (and many more) item. Micro Sandblasting requires no artistic ability, is easy to learn, ...


Amanda Simmons works in kiln-formed and cameo engraved glass (All)
Kiln Formed Glass:  Cameo Glass:  Informational: 
Amanda Simmons works in kiln-formed and cameo engraved glass, inspired by the glass artists of America. ...


Drilling Glass (All)
Informational: 
Keeping Things Wet When Drilling glass it is important always to keep the drill bit and glass wet, otherwise the glass gets too hot and will break. There are a variety of things you can do to achieve this. Drill under water in a containerDrill in a ring of clay, plasticine, etc., holding water. To do this, you need to make a ring about 50 mm in diameter and press it around the drill site. Fill the ring with water and a little diamond coolant. This will cool the drill site and glass. Diamond...


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