Measure where you want to cut the mirror.
Cut mirror. Pull the mirror so the half of the score line is off the edge of the surface you re cutting on. Clean the mirror 3 measure the mirror and make your cut line. For example if you would like a 2 ft 0 61 m wide mirror measure 24 inches 61 cm from one side of the mirror. Use a metal ruler to measure the mirror and find where you want to cut.
How to cut a mirror a guide june 2020 1. Measure in 3 4 different places and mark each spot with a small dot with your permanent marker. If you want to custom cut a. Choose a quality glass scoring tool that meets your needs.
Use your marker to identify the scrap side of the cut. Anyone can do this. 4 make sure you are wearing protective eyewear and gloves 5 prepare your glass cutter by cleaning it very well make sure it is dry. Hold the side that is.
In other words mark the cut line so that it will be removed with the discarded piece of mirror. You can use running pliers to pull and gently wiggle the off cut. There are a couple ways you can do this. Lay newspaper on the table or area you will be working on 2.
Smooth it out running sanding foam sandpaper or a smoothing stone along the cut edges of the mirror will allow the edges to smooth so they are safer to handle. You ll be cutting on the reflective side of the mirror so wipe it down thoroughly to remove any grit. This is extremely simple when using the proper tools. Work your way down the score line and keep pulling.
Most scoring tools feature. So it s best to cut your mirror a touch on the small side. Step 4 placing the blade. This video shows how to cut glass and mirrors with a manual hand held glass cutter.
How to cut mirror method 1 of 3.