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HOW TO DRILL HOLES IN GLASS
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Tip #101
How to Drill Holes In Glass

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Description:
Grinding glass with the notched end of a soft metal tube is a quicker way of making a hole than power drilling using a twist drill bit. Rotating the notched end of a metal tube in contact with the glass lubricated by a mixture of oil and emery powder, will produce a clean through hole.

Use:
Screw or bolt holes in mirrors; holes in glass lamp stands for wires or fasteners; cuts in glass ornaments; attaching hinges or fixtures to glass doors; are examples of projects requiring holes drilled through glass.

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