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any questions regarding cold working, hand beveling, grinding and polishing of glass objects, and repair of glass

Experience in the area

38 years of glass art sculpture, stained and beveled glass, teaching of cold working techniques


glass craftsman magazine Profitable Glass Glass Patterns Quarterly


Beveling and Engraving Class at Denver Glass Machinery in 1979

Past/Present Clients

Frank Sinatra, Shirley Temple, Axl Rose, Denzel Washington, The Sultan of Brunei, Cuba Gooding Jr., NBC, Warner Bros., to many to list

What do you like about this subject?

Glass is an amazing medium to work in, and I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I believe there is always more to learn, and I challenge myself to try new things that have never been done

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Prashant S Akerkar07/22/13101010Dear Kent Thank you. Thanks & Regards .....
Jo Ann09/21/11101010Quick response time. Patient & friendly.
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Pam12/25/10101010The steel wool did the trick, though .....
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Recent Answers from Kent Lauer

2013-07-15 old church windows:

Hi Joe,        It's hard to say without seeing the windows, but from your description I wouldn't think  they would be worth that much. I think it would be a good idea for you to look on Ebay so you can

2012-12-12 Ring Saws and Silicone Spray:

Hi Richard,       I'm guessing you want the silicone spray to help extend the blade life, or facilitate cutting. I never heard of using silicone for this purpose, and I don't think it could possibly hurt

2012-09-30 Tiffany Window:

Hi Randy,    If you can send some pics of the window and a close up of were it is signed that would help a lot. Send the pics to     If you like include your phone number and I shall

2011-12-17 cork wheel:

Hi Alan,      The Cork wheel you have is for the pre-polish step of beveling glass, not many people use them anymore, and missing spots means the wheel will have to be dressed down so those spots are gone

2011-09-19 Taurus II ring saw:

Hi Jo Ann,      I'm glad you were able to find the belts, and you've really done it already, the saw blade goes on almost exactlythe same way you put the belt on. I think the best thing to do would be


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