Some inexpensive resources for wet plate stuff

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  1. gr82bart

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    Wow, that is cheap! I've been getting glass from the local Home Depot in 16x20 sheets and cutting down. The 16x20 is $5 (plus tax of course) so less than $0.50 per 8x10 is fantastic.
     
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    The shipping on 90 sheets of glass might even it out a bit more, though.
     
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    i got the same deal from my local glass store in wheaton, il. so, you might want to check local businesses to see if they can provide the same deal.
    gayle
     
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    It would be great if you gave the name and contact info of your local glass company. It might come in useful for someone else. Thanks.

    Regards, Art.
     
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    If you order UV blocking glass and plan to coat wet plate negatives and print in any Alt process (albumen/salt/pt/pd/etc) you'll run into some issues with the whole "UV blocking" aspect of the glass.

    :smile: just an FYI.
     
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