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To Bore Holes In Glass

Any hard steel tool will cut glass with great

facility when kept freely wet with camphor dissolved in turpentine. A

drill bow may be used, or even the hand alone. A hole bored may be

readily enlarged by a round file. The ragged edges of glass vessels may

also be thus easily smoothed by a flat file. Flat window glass can be

readily sawed by a watch spring saw by aid of this solution. In short

the most brittle glass can be wrought almost as easily as brass by the

use of cutting tools kept constantly moist with Camphorized Oil of