Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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64 • A&E MID-MAY 2019 We abrasive etch glass. I am par- tial to silicon carbide 120 grit. I use a self-contained, abrasive recovery system with great interior lighting, an air cleaning exhaust system attached, and a pressurized delivery system set at approximately 30 psi. But it goes deeper: how to pro- It's the Resist! By Wren H. George, WrenSong Creations tect the areas of glass that we want to remain clear. After all, it is the contrast of clear to etched glass that creates the interest. Resisting the effects of the abrasive, therefore, is the quest. I have three categories of resists used in my studio regularly: cuttables, photos, and founds. Business Tip Three categories of resist to consider for sandcarving An assortment of resists. IMAGES COURTESY WREN GEORGE 64 • A&E MID-MAY 2019

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