There were a couple Elu router on eBay a little while back that had been
modified for use on glass. I'm not sure what all was done to them, but they
had a bottle attached to the side with a tube going to the base plate to
lubricate and cool likely.
yes. you can do it with diamond edged tools in a glass router (grinder). the
diamonds are held in a sintered nickel backing. they don't look like normal
router bits though, as they have no edges.
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stained glass work, awful messy as the wheel is in constant contact with a
watered sponge. Don't expect to get polished edges unless you are willing
to so invest a lot of money in graduated wheels.
you can get a polished edge by carefully heating it in a kiln, but that
usually looses most of the profile. a wet belt sander can also be used, but
then you're limited to a flat profile. you can use a flexible backed diamond
pad on a hand grinder to do roundovers. the grinder will have to have a
center water feed.
I have seen some elaborate machining of glass. This was done with a
computer controlled mill and copious amounts of water coolant. A thick
blank of glass was reduced to about 30% of its initial weight by relief
of material from one side. Anything is possible if you have enough
money and time.
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