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A Possible New Way To Make A Mirror. Maybe, Mabe Not?

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Posted by nebilius caelum/">nebilius caelum on January 17, 2000 22:11:11 UTC

what if someone were to drill a hole in a round glass sheet in the center. placing the glass on a ceramic flowerpot centerd upon the edges of a glass plate, with bolt in the center and everything secure the glass is heat gradualy with a torch untill it begins to reden slightly, then the bolt is carfully pulled downward into pot slightly, in order to slowly bend the glass into a paraboloid. does anyone have any comments?

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