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Learn the easy way to cut perfect circles out of plate glass for art projects, making a glass tabletop, glass coasters, or for repairing round windows. The only tools needed are a glass circle cutter with a suction cup, and an ordinary hand-held glass cutter. The technique is quick and easy to learn. Watch the video to see how it is done. Visit my web site at http://www.mdpub.com for more information on glass working and other projects.
<p>Awesome. What if you want the reverse? A sheet of glass with a 6&quot; hole in it.?</p>
<p>Yes I'm also interested in cutting a circle *out* of glass. mdavis19?</p>
<p>On a whim I just bought about twenty pounds of lead solder, a few hundred pounds of stained glass, about eighty feet of came (the stuff they use for edges of leaded glass), five or six rolls of foil and a few tools, including a grinder and iron, for a hundred bucks. <br><br>I've never dabbled in stained or leaded glass before, but I've been mildly curious about it. The deal was a great chance to test the waters. Since the deal didn't include a glass cutter, I resorted to the trusty ones in my tool box, trimmed a few pieces of scrap that were included, foiled and soldered them. Meanwhile, I bought a couple good ones (carbide wheels) off line. <br><br>When the new cutters arrived, I tested them and, WOW. Night and day. Now I know not to just leave the cutters bouncing off other tools during storage. From what others say, I'll come to appreciate the carbide cutters, if I take care of them (e.g., fill and use the oil reservoirs or dip the tips in oil routinely).<br></p><p>I'm anxious to try some circles now too. Thanks for the tips.</p>
<p>Works flawlessly. I had ruined so much glass before learning this. I appreciate your sharing this.</p>
<p>I want to make concentric circles (&quot;donuts: if you will). How would you remove the center without destroying the part I want to keep?</p>
<p>thanks! That's super useful.</p>
<p>Do you have to use new glass to cut it ? I have never cut any glass before but would like to know if you've ever tried. I'm not even just talking about circles but even squares.</p>
Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

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