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.