Definitions for "Punty"
Keywords:  pontil, rod, hot, shaft, paperweights
A temporary handle attached to the glass piece in work where a "cold touch" of glass to glass to glass will break off easily when the piece is finished.
A solid tipped rod, with hollow or solid shaft, to take glass from pipe so the lip can be worked and for paperweights. Also used for gathering glass for hot bits of various shapes. Usually 54" long like pipes, 1/2" tip most common. Homemade from surplus solid rod $5-8. Solid: A.R.T.Co. $26. Hollow
Alternative term for pontil
Keywords:  pontee, see
See Pontee.