What Is a Technique for Cutting Tempered Glass?


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To cut tempered glass, first you must clean the glass, heat it in a craft oven to 900 degrees Fahrenheit and allow the glass and oven to cool for eight hours. Carefully use a glass cutter and dowel to cut the glass and separate the pieces.

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Use extreme care in cutting tempered glass, and wear protective equipment at all times to prevent injury. After heating and cooling the glass, cut it on a flat surface using moderate pressure in a single, smooth motion. Place a dowel under the cut, and press down on both sides to separate the glass. Use a whetstone to smooth the edges, which will smooth the glass and make it safer to handle. The glass may be tempered again after it is cut.

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