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What is this on Google Maps???

Working today at Abaca Glass at www.abacaglass.com We are searching for an answer.  We have since seen this a couple more times on Google Maps and starting to think it might be a reflection, BUT, of what? We were searching out a house to do some window glass replacements (IG’s units) for one of our […]

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How To Cut Glass & Mirror

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How to Use a Glass Cutter Necessary Reading:   There are all kinds of glass cutters and we believe that it depends particularly on what you feel comfortable with.  We use Fletcher Carbides and Oil Cutters, pending on the job and the type of glass.  The hone on the cutting wheel is what makes the […]

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Glass is Fun but Fishin’ is Great

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Paying a fishing guide to go fishing is only something that you would do if you would like to catch more fish that you have on your own fishing trips. I have only teased my fishing guide by telling him I would never tell anyone that I paid for fishing, just because I am old and most my friends always catch fish when they go with me.

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1st Generation of Abaca Glass “Old Glazier”

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Glass and “Us” go back a Long Way Back when I was too young to drive (I received my license while I was 15 – Drivers Ed – 1965) there were two things I enjoyed more than anything else; Working and Playing. After I learned a few good work habits and got paid for doing […]

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How Do I Remove Moisture from Between My Window Panes?

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How to remove water from between my window glass panes? Quick Reply IS:  You cannot remove the water from between your window pane glass on insulated window glass units…successfully. Are your windows so “foggy” you think your view to the outside world is like looking through a plastic milk carton?   This is caused from […]

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Glass Window Tint Film

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Can I put window tint film on my insulated glass units? Putting a WINDOW TINT FILM on your windows to reduce the heat is perfect… UNLESS you have insulated glass windows in your home or business. FYI – Double Pane – Thermal Pane Triple Pane is all INSULATED GLASS UNITS We call them IG’s.   […]

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“Goin’ Green” in my Windows

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What does it mean to “Go Green” in my windows?   It generally means to live an environmentally friendly lifestyle. To our government it means to meet Energy Star® requirements.                         What is Energy Star®? A program sponsored by the US Department of Energy […]

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From Our House Glazier:  “Old Glazier” Tips and Comments   From Wikipedia – “Glazing”, which derives from the Middle English for ‘glass’, is a part of a wall or window, made of glass.[1][2] Glazing also describes the work done by a professional “glazier“.   So, “Old Glazier” is a glassman who has spent more than […]

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Glass Knowledge

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WEIGHTS: Glass Weight per Square Foot 1/8″=1.64 lbs.sq.ft. 3/16″=2.45 lbs.sq.ft. 1/4″=3.27 lbs.sq.ft. 3/8″=4.91 lbs.sq.ft. 1/2″=6.54 lbs.sq.ft. 3/4″=9.84 lbs.sq.ft. 1″=13.11 lbs.sq.ft.   MEASURING: Formula for figuring Square Feet: From inches to feet- L” x W” divided by 144= Square Feet   Formula for figuring Linear Inches: rectangles: (width x 2) + (length x 2) = linear […]

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