Tricks of the Trade—Taming the Elusive, Disappearing Guideline

by Joseph E. Godek of Chippaway Art Glass


Tips for using graphite pencils to mark guidelines. By going over the score lines on glass pieces before grinding to shape, tiny microscopic graphite particles become embedded in the line and only disappear when the glass is ground right up to the score for a perfectly cut and shaped piece.


This article was originally published on page 8in the Fall 2011 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly.
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