Watch this surprising way to quickly quarter a sheet of glass

Pretty cool! Via Core77.

Jack Storms’ glass sculptures may take months to complete, but he’s an artist. Below we see two tradesmen, guys for whom time is money, working glass at a decidedly faster pace. Watch as they use a neat trick to break a full size sheet of glass down into quarters:

Can you imagine if any sheet good—plywood, foamcore, plexi—could be broken down that quick? And I dig the guided, adjustable scoring tool they’re using, it’s like a T-square had sex with a beam compass.

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1 Comment

  1. Waves in glass sheets. Will show this to students.

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