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Meaning of term jacks

A tool shaped like huge tweezers used to manipulate hot glass. Making a Jack line is often the line that will be used to separate the glass work from the blowpipe or pipe with the droplets of water. This tool is also known as a borsella or pucellas.


Category : equipment glass




Curry Art Glass - Hot, architectural, lighting, &, cast glass glossary. Retrieved February 20, 2008, from http://www.curryartglass.com/architectural-cast-glass-dict.htm. , Corning Museum of Glass | Glass dictionary. (1993). Retrieved February 12, 2008,


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