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How do ya cut plate glass and what tools are recommended?

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Once you score the glass you snap it off by applying pressure at the score line like your score line is a hinge and you are breaking it free as if it was rusted tight.

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Hi,If you want to cut glass left over form old project or somebody gave it to you for what ever reason the first thing you need to do is make sure that the glass is plate glass becouse if you try cutting tempered glass its going to blow in your face.
Usually tempered glass has a stamp somewhere in the corner which proves that is tempered and the company that tempered it. After you know for sure that your glass is plate glass you need:

1.Safety glasses
2.Glass gloves
3.Glass cutter
4.Straight edge
5.Cutting table or flat surface covered with felt or short hair carpet
6.Measuring tape
7.Clamps (to hold your straight edge while you score the surface)

The thing is you dont cut glass,you score it with the cutter and then brake it.Please let me know what kind of glass are you going to cut so I can be more specific.

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