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How to Replace Broken Glass on a Picture Frame

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    • Undo the fasteners holding the back onto the frame.

    • Grab the backing to pull it away from the frame.

    • The back of some picture frames completely detaches from the frame. The frame in this guide does not.

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    • Set the hook of your measuring tape against one of the inside edges of the frame.

    • Pull the measuring tape to the inside edge of the opposite side and record the measurement.

    • Repeat this step on the remaining side.

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    • Set the hook of your measuring tape on the top right corner of the new glass.

    • Pull the measuring tape to the first measurement you got from the previous step and mark it with a sharpie.

    • Repeat this step on the same corner going in the other direction for the second measurement.

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    • Align the cutting mat along the marks you made on the glass.

    • Place the china marker on one edge of the glass, and use the cutting mat to help create a line going to the other end.

    • Place the blade of the glass cutter on the edge of the glass, and follow the same path you created with the china marker to score the glass.

    • Attempt to keep the glass cutter straight and firmly press down while scoring the glass.

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    • Align the scored mark you created on the glass to an edge of a table.

    • Place one hand in the middle of the glass on the table, and grab the end hanging off the table with your other hand.

    • Press down gently on the glass with both hands to separate both pieces.

    • When the glass separates, take care not to drop it. Dropping the glass could result in injury.

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    • Repeat the same process for the other side of the uncut glass.

  7. How to Replace Broken Glass on a Picture Frame: passo 7, immagine 1 di 1
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    • Apply rubbing alcohol to a microfiber cloth.

    • Rub the edges of your glass carefully to remove any marks you created.

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    • Place the top of the glass in the picture frame.

    • Lower the bottom of the glass into the frame.

Conclusione

To reassemble your picture frame, follow step one in reverse order.

Kirk Mills

Membro da: 10/06/22

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