* Stained glass equipment is located in the Graphic Arts and Textiles area * DO NOT cut/grind glass in Graphic Arts and Textiles. Instead use the stainless steel work tables in Small Metals area.
Equipment ( Graphic Arts and Textiles)
- There is a drawer labeled "Stained Glass" containing small pieces of stained glass
- There is a plastic tub on the shelves labeled "Stained Glass" containing larger pieces of stained glass
- There is a plastic tub on the shelves labeled "Stained Glass" containing miscellaneous tools/equipment including:
- Running Pliers
- Grozing Pliers
- Glass Cutter
- Some copper foil
- A grinding disc (TODO: Note model)
- (TODO: Complete Inventory)
DO NOT cut/grind glass in Graphic Arts and Textiles. Instead use the stainless steel work tables in Small Metals area.
Working with glass in Small Metals Area
- Cutting/grinding glass should be done on the the stainless steel work tables in Small Metals Area
- Never use the wood tables (to avoid getting glass embedded in the wood surface)
- You don’t need authorization to use the tables
- Always wear safety glasses
- For soldering safety, you can get portable table-top fume extractors from the Electronics Area.
- Return all tools and materials to the Areas where they live: Arts, Electronics, etc.
- You'll need to be able to clean up all the glass dust and debris, for your own safety and the safety of everyone who uses the space after you.
- Wipe up the glass dust and pieces with a wet towel or sponge.
- Do not use a brush, broom or vacuum, because these can disperse glass dust into the air.
- If using a sponge, dispose of it, or keep it with the glass items for re-use. Don’t leave it by the Small Metals sink.
Here’s a link to some safety equipment: https://www.delphiglass.com/glass-tools/safety-supplies/
You should bring your own personal safety supplies, like gloves and dust masks.