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The Stained Glass shop closes April 7th and the Fused Glass shop closes March 25th for the season. Please empty your storage trays before the shop closes.

The Glass Shops has Open Studio times for certified users to work on their own Glass projects.

To be a certified user a person must:

  • have completed our Stained Glass Beginner Class to work on their own Stained Glass projects and/or
  • have completed our 4 afternoon Beginner Fused Glass Class to work on their own Fused Glass projects and/or
  • have previous Stained or Fused Glass experience and be ‘certified’ by one of our Senior Monitors [1].

There is a $5.00 session fee for each Open Studio block attended. Certified users can purchase a 30 day monthly pass for $25.00 or a Seasonal pass for $75.00. These passes allow users to attend any Open Studio block while their pass is valid. Any piece brought in for firing, which are made outside the shop, will have a $5 firing fee for each firing.

Glass Shop Schedule

STAINED GLASS (Room 1)FUSED GLASS (Room 2)
Monday9 AM – NoonOpen Studio
Monitor: Gail
Closed
PMClosedClosed
Tuesday9 AM – NoonOpen Studio
Monitor: Bob
Closed
PMClosedClosed
Wednesday9 AM – NoonOpen Studio
Monitor: Gail
Closed
PMClosedClosed
Thursday9 AM – NoonOpen Studio
Monitor: Mike
Closed
PMClosedClosed
Friday9 AM – NoonOpen Studio
Monitor: Gail
Closed
1 PM- 4PMClosedOpen Studio
Monitor: Sylvie
SaturdayAMClosedClosed
1 – 4 PMClosedClosed
SundayAMClosedClosed
1 – 4 PMClosedClosed

Footnotes

[1] To be qualified in Stained Glass, the person must be certified to be competent in the following:

  1. Cutting and shaping glass (Use of hand tools and grinder)
  2. Foiling glass
  3. Soldering foiled glass
  4. How to safely handle glass and soldering irons

To be qualified in Fused Glass, the person must be certified to be competent in the following:

  1. Cutting and shaping glass (Use of hand tools and grinder)
  2. Understand fusing terms such as COE, Tac fuse, Full fuse, Slump, etc.
  3.  Glass compatibility in a kiln
  4. Layering techniques
  5. Effect of kiln heat on glass
  6. How to safely handle glass in all its various forms
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