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Jehu
23-Oct-2015, 11:37
I lost the contact information for the guy who makes up that wonderful ground glass. Can anyone refresh my memory?

Thanks,
Jon

Gerry Miller
23-Oct-2015, 12:02
I don't know who you are thinking of, but I have bought (and just ordered another) from Steve Hopf. Very satisfied.

Gerry

at680
23-Oct-2015, 13:06
I second that emotion! hopfsteve@gmail.com is his email.

Alan9940
23-Oct-2015, 14:03
Glass cut to size needed + 400 & 600 silicon carbide grit + a small piece of 1/4" plate glass for grinding and you can make a very nice groundglass yourself. If you really want to go all out, buy a sheet of borosilicate glass; quite a bit clearer than standard soda-lime glass. And, you'll have some fun doing it!

Jehu
23-Oct-2015, 15:37
I don't know who you are thinking of, but I have bought (and just ordered another) from Steve Hopf. Very satisfied.

Gerry

Thanks, Gerry.
I knew I'd recognize the name. I bought glass from Steve several years ago. Great product at a very reasonable price.

dimento
24-Oct-2015, 09:13
there's a guy called Stephen Shuart who makes glass, reasonably priced: berkeley69@icloud.com he's based in Nantucket or Martha's vineyard. I used his glass in the past for a Seneca 5x7 and a Cambo C1 8x10. D

peter schrager
17-Dec-2015, 19:55
Steven used to sell great glass in shutterbug

DG 3313
17-Dec-2015, 19:58
+1


I don't know who you are thinking of, but I have bought (and just ordered another) from Steve Hopf. Very satisfied.

Gerry

Randy Moe
17-Dec-2015, 20:45
Glass cut to size needed + 400 & 600 silicon carbide grit + a small piece of 1/4" plate glass for grinding and you can make a very nice groundglass yourself. If you really want to go all out, buy a sheet of borosilicate glass; quite a bit clearer than standard soda-lime glass. And, you'll have some fun doing it!

Have you got a source for small quantities of Borosilicate glass. I can't find one. I grind my own and like my own a lot, especially my DIY 11x14, cost under $10 all in.

Pierre 2
17-Dec-2015, 21:02
"Borosilicate glass plates" are available on the auction site (to be used as bed plates for 3d printers). Personally have just used real thin glass from cheap photo frame because I had not though to look there.

Randy Moe
17-Dec-2015, 22:45
"Borosilicate glass plates" are available on the auction site (to be used as bed plates for 3d printers). Personally have just used real thin glass from cheap photo frame because I had not though to look there.

Looks good, but I want bigger than 250mmX200mm. I will keep looking. I want 11X14", which is xxmm X yymm.

Thanks!

David Karp
17-Dec-2015, 23:22
I also recommend Steve Hopf.