|Glass Pliers: This tool was designed for a big job. They have one curved edge and one flat edge which meet at the tip. They are used for holding and breaking the glass along the cut (score) line.|
|Glass Grinder: Good glass makers know that no matter how good they become at glass. A glass grinder makes this task seem effortless. Its job is like a sander. It is to smooth out the edges of the glass after its been cut.|
|Glass marking pens: An ink marker is used to trace the pattern onto glass. Darker glass will need a special light colored paint marker.|
|Glass Cuter: This tool takes
time to master, but can preduce a good score. (A score is the line that
you cut into the glass.) Picking the glass cuter is a very important choice
. People who have worked with glass for many years know that the glass
cutter can be a great success and also a big failure. The key to making
it a great success is to have a relaxed hand .
Cutter with steel wheel, is the least expensive and sometimes its nick name is " beginner". You can get them in a lot of shapes and what they are made of such as metel plastic and wood.
|Drawing Equipment: If you were in charge of the drawing stuff, you would need a pencil, eraser, ruler, drawing paper, partener card, carban paper, drawing square, and masking tape.|
||Solder: This is used to hold the metal together. It is like glue for metal. Stained glass uses a soft solder of tin and lead.|
||Soldering Iron: This is used to melt the solder onto the metal frame.|
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