This video shows how I cut the glass for my bowls, mats and coasters.

If the glass is transparent, I can lay it over the pattern on a lightbox, and trace along the lines with the cutter.

If it's opaque, I cut out the pattern pieces in cardboard as a template, and draw round them with a sharpie.

Once I've scored the glass with a Toyo glass cutter, I break the curves with Silberschnitt running pliers. The head of these pliers is adjustable, so I can angle it exactly across the score line, getting the best possible break.

They're expensive but worth it!


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