OUR GLASS BLOWING FACILITY is built for soft glass off-hand glass blowing processes (traditional molten glass). 100% brand new equipment with top of the line products from: canned heat, Olympic color rods, Steinert industries, Denver glass machinery and more.
REQUIRED 1-2 YEARS DIRECT EXPERIENCE RENTING TO USE OUR HOT SHOP. If you aren't to this level yet, we offer professional glass blowing lessons to prepare you for studio rentals. OWNER ON SITE AT ALL TIMES *
GLASS BLOWING STUDIO - Use our equipment/ owner is on site at all times. scroll down to send us a message about your rental time
$50/HR GLASS BLOWING SOFT GLASS RENTAL (MINIMUM 2 HR RENTAL)
-135lb Pot furnace
-Double door 42" annealer
-21" Clam shell annealer / used as garage or pick up box
-12" lap grinder with brand new pads and magnets
-Cold-working chop saw for glass and murrini
-54"x48"x42" Bench with separate metal table for waxed tools
-Track, Rollers, yolk, shields for glory
-48" Marver table + other smaller metal tables
-Assortment of pipes, punties, pipe hangers for self puntying
-Jacks, tweezers, blocks, paddles
-Torches map gas and hand held minor torch for finishing
*GLASS MATERIAL FEES APPLY FOR OVER 8LBS OF GLASS USED
YOU MUST COME 15 MINUTES EARLY TO SET UP.
$5 DISCOUNTED Frits, Rods, Powers, Recycled Colors Available
$10 AND UP NEW Frids, Rods, Powders
$5-15 Dichroic sheets / cane / millefiori / hand made murrini
$15 AND UP for purchasing larger qtys
$5 AND UP sheet glass for roll ups, have us cut it for you or cut your own!
Beyond our amazing soft glass studio side, we have a full torch working set up with everything you need to produce your own work. We love sharing our space with local artists, visit us soon!
To qualify for open studio rental you will need to pass a basic torch test for safety reasons. We want to ensure you have a wonderful and safe experience at MGA.
$30/hr PER PERSON Torch Studio using M.G.A. equipment (MINIMUM 2 hour rental)
-3 NEW Boro and Moretti Glass Torches in a variety of sizes
-Table, chairs, ventilation, clean work station provided (please clean up after your session)
-Gas and oxy tanks with regulators, hoses, flash back agressors
-Glass color available for purchase not included in fees
-21" and 42" Box annealer for all of your finished work (located next to table) set up for boro or moretti (call us with your pref.)
-Intermediate metal shaping tools & fracks to keep items warm
-Please bring your own blow-hoses or advanced shaping equipment if needed.
INSTOCK COLORS: Boro Northstar, Boro Momka, Boro tubing and rod, Thick stumps, Moretti Soft Glass (For blowing pick ups and more), stringers, dichroic glass, powders and more.
-$1 and up single rods - assortment of clear and color boro, moretti
-Bulk packs of CLEAR boro stumps, rods
-Bulk packs of Color boro rods
-Dichroic sparkly glass, frits, powders, more
WE ANNEAL your work after you leave our studio. Artwork will be available the next day for you to pick up unless we are closed for any reason. Schedule a time for pick up before coming back to the studio to ensure we are there! We do not guarantee perfect annealing processes, sometimes glass breaks and we do everything we can to anneal your work properly but we are not responsible for damaged or broken artwork in any way. Mantra Glass Art is not responsible for any injuries, cuts, burns, accidents related to coming to our studio, leaving our studio, producing artwork and more. We will have you sign a waiver when you come to our studio before starting, by renting our studio out you agree to all Mantra Glass Art terms and conditions that apply to our waivers and our websites.
Rent out our space to create your own fused glass artwork (must pass a cutting and gluing test before renting). Must have 6 months direct experience using fused glass to rent.
$30 Glass Firing / Annealing Ovens
-Fill up to 1/2 of our 42" annealer with your incredible projects! We will do all of the firing work allowing you to create and play more.
-Larger space available for big works
$50 Glass Firing / Annealing Ovens
-Fill the entire 42" annealer with your incredible projects! We will do all of the firing work allowing you to create as many works as you like that will fit into the annealer properly
-Larger space available for big works
$95 PRO PACKAGE WITH STUDIO RENTAL, FIRING
-2 hr studio fusing rental time
-Included fire of artwork up to 48" total space
-Safety glasses, cutters, breakers, rozers
-Professional glass glue
-Bring any materials you want to work with in 96COE OR pay for materials at our shop! Pricing for sheet glass is $10/sheet and up depending on size and color.
FIRINGS WILL HAPPEN ONCE A WEEK* UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. THIS CAN TAKE 1-2WEEKS FOR YOU TO GET YOUR ARTWORK BACK FROM US IF GET REALLY BUSY!
Mantra Glass Art is not responsible for any injuries, cuts, burns, accidents related to coming to our studio, leaving our studio, producing artwork and more. We will have you sign a waiver when you come to our studio before starting, by renting our studio out you agree to all Mantra Glass Art terms and conditions that apply to our waivers and our websites.