Cutting Glass Strips
Here are some tips for cutting glass
strips for fusing. The emphasis is on cutting narrow
strips, 3/8" (9cm) or thereabouts.
This first section of tips deals with the glass you're
If you're inexperienced, start with transparents, then move to
opaques as your experience level and confidence grows.
Don't tackle really tough glasses (such as white) without some
previous strip cutting experience.
Remember that to cut best each type and thickness of glass
requires a different amount of pressure. Practice will
help you realize which pressure level works best for the glass
3. Clean the glass. It's easier to
cut clean glass than dirty glass.
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next part of this tip, which centers on tips about your glass
cutter and other tools.
Copyright 2005 Brad Walker. All rights
Most of these tips came from
posters on the Warm Glass bulletin board.