Based on an evaluation of an individual’s knowledge and proper use of equipment through successful completion of HOT SHOP GLASS classes or prior experience in a similar environment as determined by staff, individuals may rent studio time to work independently.
The studio operates two glass blowing benches, 14″ and 21″ glory holes, frontloading annealer and state of the art 300lb electric moly furnace. Studio uses Spruce Pine batch 87 and has a selection of Gaffer, Kugler and Reichenbach color in rod and frit for purchase. Studio rental includes use of clear glass, one bench and glory,annealer space, steinert pipes and punties, cherry blocks and Jim Moore tools. Renters making large work or using excessive amounts of clear glass many be charged an additional fee for glass and annealing space or time.
Private Classes, Rentals and Demonstrations are also available by appointment. Cost is $65 per hour for one instructor and one bench.
Experienced glass blowers may rent studio time with Hot Shop Glass staff approval. Cost is $45 per hour.
Call HOT SHOP GLASS for reservations (262-833-0095).
All fees for classes and rentals must be paid in advance! Fees are refundable only if we fill your space with a student on the waiting list. All students must sign a waiver of liability, comply with all studio policy and procedures and be over age 14 unless with the approval of their parent/guardian and Hot Shop Glass staff. Parent or guardian must sign a release for those 14-17 years old. Please click here to download our safety policy and release forms.
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