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Old 22nd November 2014, 06:28 PM
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Does anyone know where I can buy a 6x8 (whole plate) ground glass in the UK please?

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Old 22nd November 2014, 08:23 PM
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You could buy a sheet of glass cut to size by a glazer and grind it with polishing grit, 400 followed by 600 grade grit. I ground my own 5x4 ground glass like this.
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You could buy a sheet of glass cut to size by a glazer and grind it with polishing grit, 400 followed by 600 grade grit. I ground my own 5x4 ground glass like this.
Thanks Adrian at the moment I simply do not have anywhere to work on making one myself so instead hope to find one to buy in the UK.

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Hi Richard,
I think Ian Grant does them. (Lostlabours)

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a couple of companies who can probably make one to your specification at a price which may give you a heart attack:

http://www.knightoptical.com/stock/optical-components/uvvisnir-optics/diffusers/ground-glass-diffusers/#stockoptics

http://www.edmundoptics.co.uk/optics/windows-diffusers/optical-diffusers/

http://www.stabitech.nl/GroundGlasses.htm#AvailableScreensForStandardCamer as
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I think Ian Grant does them. (Lostlabours)

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Thank you Alan. Ian is in touch with me and I'm hoping we can sort something out shortly.

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The MPP users website had a link to grinding your own glass using valve grinding paste, the glass being worked against another larger piece.
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Ian's ground glass is a thing of beauty! It fits perfectly and produces a lovely clear image. Thank you Ian.

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