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Tyler Tim
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Odd Find

Post by Tyler Tim » Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:08 pm

So about week and a half ago I was driving to town and on the side of the road was a large glossy black square setting on the snow.. I thought it was a piece of heavy plastic. So pulled over to grab it. Turns out to my surprise it was GLASS. Seems to be a vintage piece of Vitrolite right down to the textured backside. I loaded it into my truck and with a smile and a wink up wards went on my way. It's 28"x 36" about 3/8" thick. Don't know how it got there and in good shape. Had three globs of black mastic adhesive on the back that came right off after setting in the sun.

You just never know what you'll come across while driving down the road.

Now want to do with it... and how should it be cut?
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Sure I paint thing for my amusement and then offer them for sale. A brushslinger could whither en die from lack of creativity in this plastic town my horse threw a shoe in. :shock:

erik winkler
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Re: Odd Find

Post by erik winkler » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:54 am

Tyler,

I am the right person to ask that question I think.
Click on the photo in the link and with your right arrow on your keyboard scroll through the different photo's.
Black glass
Looking forward what you will do with it.
Realizing we are in the 2nd renaissance of the arts.
Learn, copy and trying to improve...
Still in the learning phase ;-)
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Re: Odd Find

Post by BruceJackson » Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:32 am

Great collection of photos Erik. Thanks.

Tyler Tim
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Re: Odd Find

Post by Tyler Tim » Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:49 pm

erik winkler wrote:Tyler,

I am the right person to ask that question I think.
Click on the photo in the link and with your right arrow on your keyboard scroll through the different photo's.
Black glass
Looking forward what you will do with it.
So Erik... on the piece you did, did you score and snap or use a wet saw?
Sure I paint thing for my amusement and then offer them for sale. A brushslinger could whither en die from lack of creativity in this plastic town my horse threw a shoe in. :shock:

erik winkler
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Re: Odd Find

Post by erik winkler » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:25 am

Thank you Bruce.

Tyler,
Score, snap, sand, polish
With freestanding black glass this is absolutely necessary, due to the brilliance of the glass.
Realizing we are in the 2nd renaissance of the arts.
Learn, copy and trying to improve...
Still in the learning phase ;-)
Amsterdam Netherlands
www.ferrywinkler.nl
www.schitterend.eu
www.facebook.com/Schitterend.eu

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