Cutting a glass block
Cutting a glass block Transporting glass Cutting out a round hole Lapping the edges Cutting a window frame

Who are they and what do they do? A glazier manufactures glass window panes for all kinds of glazing.

What are the activities of the job? Cutting flat glass and glass with wire reinforcement to the exact dimensions, glazing windows, doors, glass walls, display windows, neon signs and other structures, fitting large mirrors to walls including public buildings such as hotels, exhibition and business premises, etc.), installation of partitions with glazed parts, - puttying windows and other glazed areas.

Where is it done and under what conditions? In glazing workshops, on site, in the interior of buildings, in private houses; sometimes you may be exposed to dust, and work at a height is to be expected as well as changing weather conditions.

What tools/equipment do they use? Mostly diamond cutters, cutting machines, hand drills, grinders, grinding machines, their own hands and legs.

What do you need to succeed? You need an apprenticeship, manual skill and dexterity, accuracy.

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