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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.

For more information on Pratt’s Glass Studios, please contact Fumi Amano at famano@pratt.org.

Hot and Cold Shop Studio User Guide

Flame Shop Studio User Guide

Kiln Shop Studio User Guide


Frequently Asked Questions


 


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

  • 1000 lb. Spiral Arts Furnace
  • 3 glory holes of 12″, 18″ and 21″ 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


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
 

Sandblasters

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


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
 

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
  • new 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
  • casting kiln, 32” wide x 27” deep x 54” high

Glass Studio Access Payment Addendum 
 
Item Time Price
Hot Glass Access #
single glory hole
4 hours $185 *
2 glory holes (full shop) 8 hours $800 *
Hot Glass Casting Access Limited access $700/4 hrs with 3 day anneal
Hot Casting Annealer Per calendar day $40
Hot Shop Extra Annealers Per calendar day $30 (Upper #1)
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,Skutt)
Casting Kiln Per calendar day $40
Mold Room Per calendar day $25
Coldworking 1 hour  $20 ($10 minimum)
Sandblaster 1 hour $30 ($15 minimum)
Cleanup Fee   $50
Blow Slot Cancellation Fee < 72 hours*   50%
Replacement ID Card Fee   $10


 
# $46.25/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.
 
*If you cancel fewer than 72 hours before scheduled blow slot, you'll be charged a 50% 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 becoming an Accessed Artist in Pratt’s Glass Studios, please download the GLASS Studio Access Program FAQs (PDF).