Studio Rental is available.

Have experience but need a place to work? You can rent studio time in our Hot Shop, Warm Glass, or Cold Working Studios. We supply the raw glass cullet in the Hot Shop, but the color and other supplies are up to you.  (We don’t have extra glass supplies.) 

Hot Shop Rental

Our studio is available for day rental from experienced glassmakers.  $1500/day  Price includes 1-2 assistants as needed.  If more than 10 sounds of glass is used per hour, there will  be an additional charge.

We rent in 2 hour increments for our smallest glory hole..  Hourly rates include use of small glory hole, up to 10 lbs of glass per hour, use of pipe warmer, pipe cooler, bench , marker shared use of garage and/or color box, 1/4 of shared annealer (for 2 hrs) for a regular 16-hr cycle.

  • More than 10 lbs glass/hr  will be charged at $4/lb. of glass removed from the furnace and will include the work, crackoff, and drip off.
  • The Hot Shop must be scheduled in 2-hour sessions.  Any exceptions must be approved by the studio head.
  • Use of our hand tools & pipes is  $25/session.  Please clean tools and shuck pipes before leaving.
  • Torch fees are $3/hour for fluffy (Exact torch) and $5/hr for Oxy-Gas Torch
  • Pipe Storage – $25/month  (pipes must be marked)

Annealing Time

  • Please start your annealer load at the very back of the available space and load pieces as close together as possible.
  • Long Anneal – $25/Each Additional 6 hours (Must be pre-arranged)
  • Additional Annealer space – $50/regular cycle (Must be pre-arranged) per 1/4 annealer

Glassmakers/renters must supply their own color, safety apparel, blow hoses, mouth pieces if using our pipes.  Feel free to bring your own hand tools (please make sure they are labeled, so there is no confusion).

  • Assistants are available for $25/hr

Warm Studio Rental

Do you need a place to do your kiln-forming work?  Do you want to make something work but don’t know how?

You can work on your pieces and set them up for the kiln in our Warm Glass Studio.  Provide us an annealing schedule, or we will work on one together to get your results.

Private consultations and kiln firings are $75/hr.  You can reserve your time. Please bring your own glass.

Warm Glass Studio, Zen, kiln-forming, fusing

Cold Shop Rental

If you have not previously worked in our cold shop, we will provide a short tutorial to review studio protocol.  If you are new to cold working, we will guide you with one-on-one time until you can work independently.

  • Cold working tools are expensive and must be maintained regularly.
  • When finished, all equipment is to be turned off, cleaned up, and dried off.  (There is a wet/dry shop vac there)
  • Each worker must return all pads, belts, and bits must to their proper place.
  • Cost is $30/hour for cold working time (no incremental).  If you are inexperienced a need instruction, the cost is $55/hr until deemed ready to work alone.
Cold Shop, coldworking

Terms

  • Available Rental Hours are Friday – Sunday 10 am – 5 pm.
  • If you have not worked in our studio before, a 30-minute competency “test” is required for the hot shop, and a protocol review is needed for cold working.
  • Everyone who works in our studio or cold shop must read & sign our online safety waiver.
  • We encourage you to schedule regular rental time.  However, we reserve the right to change your schedule if we reserve the time for a group event.  We will notify you as early as possible when this happens.
  •  We need a two-hour notice for glory hole rental to ensure the hole is hot!

We love having you in the studio and look forward to seeing you soon.

Happy glass-making!

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