cutting glass with oxy acetelyene torch?

tom.selleckSeptember 18, 2011

can i do this or will something bad happen? Thanks

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toomuchglass(5)

I don't think it will cut - it will melt .

    Bookmark   November 4, 2011 at 9:53PM
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carol6ma_7ari(zones 6 & 7a)

The glass will shatter long before it reaches melting temperature. Be careful! Unless it's really thick (more than 1/4") you can simply score it with a simple cheap glass-cutting tool, then break it on the scoring line.

Carol

    Bookmark   November 11, 2011 at 10:03AM
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jolj(7b/8a)

You can bend bamboo with a torch, but glass is not going to be pretty. Glass pops like concrete when you heat part of it.
I am a welder.
I would think for the cost of gas, you could buy the tools for this job.
It would help if you told us more & sent a few photos too.
Check out "U-TUBE", before doing any new things, someone, some where, has done it & it may be on line.

    Bookmark   December 14, 2011 at 9:01PM
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ilovetogrow z9 Jax Florida

How hot does a torch get? You'll need a lot of heat. Maybe a wet saw might be smarter? Paula

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 7:29PM
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