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Complete Beetle Bits Start-Up Kit by Creator's Stained Glass

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Item# 5429
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Product Features

  • Fast, easy, intuitive set-up
  • Makes cutting repetitive geometric shapes a breeze
  • Precision scoring for clean breaks - no more wasted glass!

Product Description

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The Complete Beetle Bits System makes your time spent cutting glass fly. Use it to achieve precise, repetitive cuts quickly. This money saving system gives you all the tools you need in one inclusive set.

Beetle Bits Cutting System
The cutting system features a simple set-up with a swiveling quick compass guide, 18" ruler for precise cuts, 2 multi-directional glass stops for non-slip positioning, a pair of super stops, 23" straight edge and rest, 2 adjustable angle rests and an oil well. Use it to create geometric cuts fast!

Flying Beetle Cutter
Innovative cutter glides effortlessly on the Beetle Bits cutting bar at a 90 degree angle, to give you the perfect score every time. Press down on the button to engage the premium carbide cutting wheel.

Waffle Grids - 4-Pack
11-1/4" square interconnecting Waffle Grids are an excellent cutting surface. They hold tools in place and catch glass shards to keep the cutting area safe and clean. The color coding system aligns with your Beetle Cutter for exact scores.

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Product Details

  • 18" Zero marked ruler
  • 23" cutting bar
  • Swivel rest with compass
  • Glass and bar stops
  • Oil well
  • Flying Beetle Cutter
  • Waffle Gridn Surface included

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Pros : I'm a cabinet maker who had to make leaded glass mission style panels. Geometric by design with similar dimensions. 60 pieces each door panel. As this was a one time request from a client, I didn't want to invest in hundreds of dollars in tools, and was trying to keep it simple and cheap. I'm always looking for a new skill to add to my repertoire, and leaded glass was one of them. After contemplating the number of cuts, I splurged and bought this system, and really glad I did. My panels came out BEAUTIFULLY!!!! 4 identical panels, thanks to this system. My soldering technique??? Well, the 4th panel looks the best. Directions do stink, but this is not Rocket Surgery. While I still don't know what I'm doing, this tool certainly makes me appear like I know what I'm doing. I still have thousands of questions regarding stained glass, but not about this system. It's worth it. There are no cons.
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  •   great for precision cutting
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Pros : This system is great for geometric shapes and identical size strips, squares, etc. The angle tools and the protractor make triangles and diamonds incredibly easy. I have had other cutting systems for strips and angles but this is the best one I have ever used. Still getting used to the Flying Beetle cutter but it does speed things up and reduces the chances of bad cuts and mistakes. The Delphi online tutorial was a great help in setting it up and getting me started. It was clear, brief and to the point.
Cons : The printed instructions are not very clear and printed in a very amateur, photocopied looking document.
Other Thoughts : I would love to see a circle cutter for this system. It is great for the beginner through advanced glass artist. It would have saved me time, frustration and a lot of money in wasted glass when I was a beginner.
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