Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece

Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece
19.04.2015
Cubitts • Spectacles • Glasses
Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece

Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece.

Using the technical drawings, we mark out the shape of the frontpiece on the  cellulose acetate. We then start cutting out the lens with a fretsaw, before moving to the milling table. 

This is a precision and time consuming task, and one of the most important skills in handmade frame making.

To be continued. Stage three: hand polishing.

Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece Cubitts Bespoke. Stage two: cutting the front piece