On Tuesday 14 June 2005 10:48, Gene Johnson wrote: > If you scratch a piece of glass, that's where it will break. Might try > masking off very fine lines and painting, then peeling off the tape. > > But making real groundglass is pretty darn easy. If you have a lapidary > supply anywhere you can get a lifetime supply of 600 grit abrasive powder > for very little money. Just put a pinch between two pieces, mix with a > little water to make a thin paste and rub the two pieces together until you > have a nice even matte surface. Doesn't take long at all. They come out > very nice and bright and you can pencil or sharpie all the grid lines you > want on them. You can even make a cheap fresnel with one of those full > page magnifiers from an office supply house. You may laugh, but they're > definitely better than nothing in reduced light. You have to support the > magnifier well while you cut with a very fine tooth saw because they break > quite easily. > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Breukel, C. (HKG)" <C.Breukel@xxxxxxx> > To: "Pure Silver (F) (E-mail)" <pure-silver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 3:07 AM > Subject: [pure-silver] (Slgthly OT): gridlines on groundglass. > > > > To realy finish this project in a nice way I would like to have grid > > lines on the glass. I could draw them carefully, or make an overlay of a > > grid printed/copied on a sheet of transparant material. But I was > > wondering if there is a method of engraving the glass with tiny straight > > scratches, and then rubbing in say India ink? I get the impression I'm not getting some messages. I didn't see the first message in this thread. But to the point. http://www.satinsnowglass.com/html/downloads.html Download print them out. Nick ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.