Glass Cutting | Methods & Ideas

Glass Cutting

How to cut glass

Glass cutting is a fundamental skill any kilnformer needs to be able to master.

If you’ve never cut glass or you’re unconfident in your abilities, there is good news. This is a skill you can improve! With proper cutting tools and techniques, even beginners can learn how to produce clean, accurate glass shapes.

In our video lesson below, we will teach you how to properly score a piece of glass and how to break the score.  We'll also show you how to cut circles in glass.

Need some extra practice?

Sign up for "Crash Course in Glass Cutting," a one-hour glass cutting class at a Bullseye Resource Center near you. Check out our full class schedule.

Helpful Resources

Improve Your Glass Cutting PDF
Safety in the Kiln-glass Studio PDF

Featured Products

Toyo Self-Oiling Cutter (7010)
Bohle Silberschnitt Self-Oiling Cutter (7155)
Bohle Silberschnitt Cutting Fluid (7157) (7136)
Running Pliers (7008)
Breaking/Grozing Pliers (7006)
Browse more glass cutting tools in the Bullseye Online Store