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anthony marsh
4-Feb-2010, 18:07
I need the method for making a ground glass.I've been told that it's not a complicated procedure.Does anyone have the information?

dsim
4-Feb-2010, 18:16
This link has some info.

http://www.dokasphotos.com/techniques/ground_glass/

cowanw
5-Feb-2010, 08:06
I had nothing else to do for 5 minutes
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=56358&highlight=ground+glass
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=21208&highlight=grinding+glass
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=13367&highlight=grinding+glass
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=9761&highlight=grinding+glass
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=1574&highlight=grinding+glass
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=41718&page=3&highlight=ground+glass
Regards
Bill

imagedowser
6-Feb-2010, 13:06
Don't use silicon carbide, use aluminum oxide. I start with 15 to level the glass then go to 9, 7, and 5 to finish. Obsessives can go to 3.... Read the Dokas post. It's fun, and rewarding. Two hours to do an 8x20, 4x5s in 45min or less once you get it down. If anyone has a method of clipping corners neatly i'd love to try your method, it's difficult to "make nice" freehand.