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Hold cutter wheel perpendicular to glass surface. Usejust enoughpressure to create a gentle hiss sound asthe cutter wheel rolls. A score must always start at oneglass edge and end at another glass edge.Hold cutter wheel perpendicular to glass surface. Usejust enoughpressure to create a gentle hiss sound asthe cutter wheel rolls. A score must always start at oneglass edge and end at another glass edge.

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<ul><li><p> QuickTips: Glass Cutting </p><p>Scoring the GlassHold cutter wheel perpendicular to glass surface. Use just enough pressure to create a gentle hiss sound as the cutter wheel rolls. A score must always start at one glass edge and end at another glass edge.</p><p>Breaking and Running a Score</p><p>Using the Breaking Pliers</p><p>For straight cuts, straddle the score with thumbs, snap glass down and away.</p><p>Use Breaking Pliers when pieces are too small to grasp safely. Pull down and away.</p><p>On more challenging cuts, run the score with running pliers before breaking it. Run from both ends if needed.</p><p>Breaking Pliers can also be used to remove unwanted bits of glass.</p><p>You dont cut glass; you score, </p><p>then break it. </p><p>Always score glass from edge to edge using steady, even pressure. (Draw toward you or push away depending on personal preference.)</p><p>Score line</p><p>Start Edge</p><p>Finish Edge</p><p>Score the Glass</p></li><li><p> QuickTips: Nipping</p><p>Design Random nips make organic design elements, big or small.</p><p>Triangles Triangles are easy to nip from a strip.</p><p>Shape Nibble little bits at a time to create a specific shape.</p><p>Rod Dots Nip short (1/8 - 1/4 inch) sections of Rods to make Rod Dots. </p><p>Always Nip Downward Into </p><p>a Basket! Nip Downward into a Container</p></li><li><p> QuickTips: Using Frit </p><p>Klyr Fire</p><p>Place Sprinkle Fill</p><p>Shape Stencil Outline</p><p>DrawUse drip bottle, spread with swab, or brush on.</p><p>adhesive helps frit stick</p></li></ul>