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  • Hugh Potter

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    February 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm
    quote Shane Drew:

    I have used toughened glass on my bench since 1992. Been thru 3 sheets in all that time (2 broke due to stupid staff using a hammer to nail wood, and trying to move a 1200 x 3600 bench with a winch)

    Make sure you keep using fresh blades, and don’t use the blade tip to cut, and you’ll have a good surface for many years. When it gets scratched to the point its unusable, flip it over.

    same here, nice firm surface too, i hate the idea of any surface the knife blade can cut into and steer off course, which is icredibly important if you’re hand laminating / countour cutting by hand (as i need to do on occasion.)