Glass Cutting Hints:
Required: A Flat surface
with a thick poster board cover
You can make one and ONLY ONE CUT.
Cut Slowly (~6 in./sec.)
Cut Perpendicularly to the glass edge
Before breaking (snapping) the glass, Wear Glasses & gloves.
Clean glass well with
alcohol and tissues.
Use (2) double-stick tapes (NO slip) on the straight edge.
Oil glass wheel cutter's Bearing. Roll oil OFF wheel edge.
Holding the cutter
firmly like a pencil, start the cut on the
glass flat close to the top edge and with a even 5-6 lb.
pressure, cut continuously past the bottom edge.
(A good cut will make a scratching sound, Not crunching).
IMMEDIATELY, holding the glass flat, bend the glass down at
the cut (up) exactly over the table edge for a (clean) break.
For Curved (long) Cuts:
Place your fists together with your thumbs holding down
the glass and on either side of the cut (up), roll your
fists on your 2nd & 3rd little finger knuckles.
For Thick Glass Cuts:
Place glass cutter handle under cut and press down on both sides.
Best/Cheap Glass Cleaner : ( 3% Hydrogen Peroxide ~ H2O2 )
Add 1 or 2 drops of
liquid dish soap per cup of H2O2
and shake in spray jug.
Spray ( well ) window, rub with your hand and use a good squeegee.
Window disappears ( Many days ).
Also great to clean sponges.
itch: Dip tooth brush in H2O2
( Kills bacteria, Cleans, Calms and Cools )
H2O2 is a Powerful, Healing mouthwash BEFORE bushing with toothpaste.