Glass Polish Finish Explain and Options

Glass Cold Working

Cold working involves manually polishing the glass with a succession of grits, from rough to fine.  Each finer grit polishes the surface one stage smoother, and then you go on to the next.

Using glass polishing systems, a skilled glass polisher can remove almost any form of scratch, mineral or spatter damage from any glass surface.

Standard Glass Finish

Fiber paper separate glass from the kiln shelf during glass fusing operations. May give a nice finish to a piece of fused glass art work.

The finish may have a little texture and the glass maintains its transparency. It may have a little opacity.

All Glass pieces have a polished finish on 3 sides.

High Polish Finish (on the back of the sculptures)

Glass grinding is done on flat metal surfaces to produce a smooth finish. It is a widely used abrasive machining process in which a spinning wheel covered in rough particles (grinding wheel) cuts chips of metallic or nonmetallic substance from a workpiece, making a face of it flat or smooth.

In order to have a clean and polished finish, the glass has to be sanded with diamond discs of different grit until it reaches the polishing discs. On a 7 to 9 inch piece of glass, the process use 7 different disck can take 35 to 45 minutes per part. The finish will be completely polished and transparent.

All Glass pieces have a polished finish on 3 sides. This service is for the back of all the scuptures.
Cost:  $30 pieces up to 12 inches (Small pieces)
           $45 pieces over 12 inches  (Large Pieces)

Standard Glass Finish

High Polish Finish


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