Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Tempered glass can be drilled. Just apply slow pressure on the drill bit.
The rest of the story: Give that technique a try and let me know how it works for you!
Tempered glass can’t be drilled. If you drill it, the glass will shatter. This fact is why a lot of mass manufactured aquariums have a sticker on the bottom of the tank that clearly states the glass is tempered.
How to do tell if a piece of glass is tempered? The easiest way is to put on a pair of polarized sunglasses and look at the piece of glass. Black lines will appear on the glass especially when you rotate your head and look at the glass sideways.
Note: I did find this article on eHow telling you how to drill tempered glass. I’ve never heard of this technique before and I didn’t find it on any other searches so I’m extremely skeptical that it will work.Browse the Store! Questions?