[Lab] Glass Cutting
darcy at inventorArtist.com
Sat May 31 09:33:27 EDT 2014
The hobby CO2 lasers can engrave glass but I don't think cutting will work
unless you want to run it for a couple days. :)
I happen to have a glass cutter (which I've never used). I may have a
couple of them. You are welcome to borrow.
I'm at the library today making rubber band planes. Feel free to pop by
centerpoint if you want to borrow. But let me know so I remember to bring
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On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Jamie <jamie at steppinofftheedge.com> wrote:
> There's a few stained glass stores in town that you could very likely
> bring the piece to and they'd help you do what Jim described. Depending on
> the length / angle / curve to your cut, there are other types of plyers
> which help ensure a clean break. Straight lines can be done w/o them too.
> I'm also curious if anyone has used a laser cutter to cut glass. I've been
> looking around at various CO2 specs online and not entirely clear whether
> cutting or only engraving is really possible staying in the DIY / Hobbyist
> spectrum of tooling.
> On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 1:41 AM, Jim Kiskis <jim.kiskis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Get a glass cutter tool for about 5 $ just make your mark on the opposite
>> side run some light oil down the line then use the glass cutter tool to
>> score the surface and then pop it apart
>> Sent from my iPad
>> > On May 31, 2014, at 1:02 AM, Kevin Anderson <kehander at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello everyone,
>> > I have a 0.25" thick piece of glass, roughly 1.5' x 2.5'. that I need
>> to cut down somewhat. I've never cut glass before. Would someone here be
>> able to suggest an appropriate facility for this activity? I doubt I'll be
>> needing to make similar cuts again in the future.
>> > Thanks, Kevin.
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