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Question About The Thickness/weight Of A Tile Tool.

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Posted by David Gede on July 31, 2003 11:27:56 UTC

Well after 2 years of sitting on my project, I finally got started. As luck would have it, I believe I made a mistake right out of the gate.

I am using Dan Cassaro's kit and getting ready to grind the 8" glass. I set up the mold for the dental plaster. While all my notes said that the tool should be 1.5 times the thickness of the glass, when it came down to it, I remembered 2.5 times. So I now have a solid tool that is approximately 3 inches thick.

Bottom line question is does this matter? While the tool is a little heavy it is not unusable. I am concerned that the extra weight might effect the grinding.

Should I use the tool as is, try to sand it down, or chalk it up to experience and recast a new tool?

Thanks,
Dave

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