Glass Studios

From glassblowing and flameworking to sandblasting, coldworking, and kiln working, Pratt's Glass Studios are fully-equipped to meet the needs of students or artists at any level of experience.

Studio User Guide
Frequently Asked Questions



The Hot Shop: Available for both blowing and casting glass.

  • 975 lb. day tank with Spectrum Premium Nuggets
  • 3 glory holes of 15″, 18″ and 24″ diameter appropriate for any size work
  • annealing included with access, access options for more space and/or longer cycles
  • full array of hand tools, pipes, garage, powder booth, hot plate, oxygen/propane torches

Click here to access Pratt’s Hot Shop Calendar


The Cold Shop – The only rentable cold shop in Seattle!

  • belt sander
  • 80 grit flat wheel
  • 220 grit flat wheel
  • diamond pad flat wheel
  • drill press
  • Spatzier engraving lathe with sintered and electro-plated wheel sets
  • polishing lathe for pumice and cerium
  • 7” and  14”diamond saws
  • flex shaft
  • hand lapping supplies
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Sandblasters

  • Two pressure pot sandblasters with 100g and 150g aluminum oxide
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The Flameworking Studio

Pratt’s studio is fully equipped to meet the needs of flameworking artists at any level.

  • 11 work stations
  • Large selection of Red Max, Nortel Major and Minor torches on liquid oxygen
  • 2 bead kilns, 3 medium annealing kilns, and 2 large annealing kilns
  • full array of hand tools
  • ventilation
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The Fusing Studio

  • 5 fusing ovens on GB5 controller
  • ample workspace with light tables, hand tools, slumping molds and kiln furniture
  • Rayzist kit, wet diamond edge grinder
  • oval kiln for kiln casting
Kiln Sizes:

  • kiln #1, 48” wide x 24” deep x 12” high
  • kiln #2, 33” wide x 22” deep x 7” high
  • kiln #3, 28” round x 9” high
  • kiln #4, 24” round x 9” high
  • kiln #5, 46” wide x 24” deep x 8” high
  • Oval kiln, 48” wide x 24” deep x 12” high
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Glass Studio Access Payment Addendum 

Item    
Hot Glass*#
(4 hour blow slots)
All GHs  $165/4hrs $650 full shop with any 2 GHs (8hrs)
Hot Glass Casting $500/4hrs with 3 day anneal Limited access
Hot Casting Annealer Per calendar day $40
Hot Shop Extra Annealers Per calendar day $40 (#4)
$30 (#5)
Flameworking** Per calendar day $20 daily
Fusing Studio Per calendar day $25
Fusing Studio Kilns & Annealers*** Per calendar day $25 (#1 and 5)
$20 (#2,3,4,6)
Oval Kiln Per calendar day $30
Mold Room Per calendar day $25
Coldworking $20 per 1 hour ($10 minimum)  
Sandblaster $30 per 1 hour ($15 minimum)  


* Hot Shop Access Card awards a $50 discount to the 5th blow slot purchased.

# $40/hr to extend blow slot (if time/space available).

**Flame Shop Access Card awards 1 free session after 5 sessions purchased.

***Kiln Access Card awards 1 day free Kiln Access after 5 days purchased.

No replacement provided for lost, stolen, or damaged Access Cards.

*If you cancel fewer than 24 hours before scheduled blow slot, you’ll be charged a $35 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your blow slot at least one hour before it starts, you’ll be charged for the entire cost of the blow slot.


For more information on Pratt’s Glass Studios, please contact Scott Darlington at 206.328.2200 x266 or sdarlington@pratt.org

For more information on becoming an Accessed Artist in Pratt’s Glass Studios, please download the GLASS Studio Access Program FAQs (PDF).