What is the general equipment needed for sandcarving?

Basic equipment needs for sandcarving:

  • Blasting equipment consisting of a cabinet, a pressure blaster, a dust collector, and reclaimer
  • A computer with graphics software
  • A special art film material to print images on
  • An exposure unit
  • Art film
  • Photoresist
  • A washout station (optional)
  • Tables for product preparation, clean-up, and/or color application
  • An appropriate respirator

   —Professional Glass Consultant

Ruth Jan 2018

Ruth Dobbins

With over 35 years in the glass business, Ruth Dobbins offers experience in fused and cast glass, as well as in glass-etching techniques. She owns Professional Glass Consultants with her husband Norm and holds a master's in printmaking and art history.

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