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Hi I have to cut the bigger piece to the size of smaller piece, how should I about this so that I dont destroy it?
Material for the glass tubes is glass, untempered most likely, it is a decorative piece for a crystal lamp.
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Score and snap if you're feeling brave. Grinding it with a fine wheel if your not.
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There is a technique for cutting glass tubing where you score around the tube using a diamond point or glass scoring tool, and then you use an electrically heated piece of nichrome wire to to heat the area you just scored. It causes a crack to begin as a result of expansion of the glass and makes a neat cut.
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