Coldworking Classes

 

Coldworking 1

 
Coldworking 1 class

Practical Coldworking for Glassblowers and Kilncasters

Need to finish your glass object in the Cold Shop but just not feeling confident to bring your piece to the machine? This course is for you! Learn the tips and tricks for finishing your pieces in the Cold Shop efficiently and easily. This course covers the use of all our Cold Shop equipment. Course topics range from removing puntis on the lathe, sawing through blown and solid glass, beveling edges to prevent chipping, loose-grit wheels and hand-lapping, and bringing surfaces to a high polish. You are welcome to bring in work that you are questioning how to approach or practice techniques on pre-made objects provided for you.

No experience required.

3-weeks

$200

 

Upcoming Classes

Practical Coldworking for Glassblowers and Kilncasters
200.00

Mondays 6pm-9pm

September 30 - October 14, 2019

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Coldworking 2

 
Coldworking 2

Decoration

In this course students explore the decorative potential of glass through cutting and engraving processes. Students are introduced to traditional exercises that translate into individual designs. Surface decorating is introduced with what is known as “rich cutting.” Specialized cutting and polishing equipment will be used to execute the work.

Prerequisite: Completion of Coldworking 1 recommended but not required.

6-week course

$350

 

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Coldworking 3

 
Coldworking 3

Lamination

Lamination is the process of gluing sheets of glass together with specialized glues and archival dyes. In this special topics course, students gain confidence in understanding practicality and characteristics of different types of glues and epoxies. Students learn how to properly mix two-part epoxies and how to prepare glass for lamination. Once glass in laminated, the glass will reach it’s final form by grinding a polishing.

Prerequisite: Completion of Coldworking 1 recommended but not required.

6-week course

$450

 

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