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Bring glass projects to life in the comprehensive studios and work areas dedicated to glass.

The Hot Shop supports glassblowing, sculpture, and casting with:

  • Two glass furnaces
  • Two workstations with benches, glory holes, and a shared garage
  • Two pick-up ovens
  • Four annealers
  • Pipe warmer 
  • Pipe cooler
  • Marvers
  • Torches
  • Pipes, punties, ladles, gathering balls
  • Pastorale forks
  • Kiln shelves
  • Hand tools
  • Heat protection

The Flame Workshop supports flameworking and sculpture with:

  • Five workstations with torches
  • Stock rods
  • Hand tools
  • Two annealers
  • Ventilation system
  • Didymium protective glasses

The Cold Shops support glass carving and cold construction with:

  • Sandblaster
  • Grit wheels
  • Diamond lapidary wheels
  • Diamond saw
  • Bandsaw
  • Drill press
  • Polishing equipment
  • Mercker lathe
  • Two Dremel engraving stations with flexshafts
  • Belt sanders
  • Hand sanding and hand lapping
  • Edge grinders
  • UV and HXTOL adhesive work area
  • Flat glass cutting areas and hand tools
  • Flat glass stock

The Mold/Enamel Room supports casting, fusing, and enameling with:

  • Three work tables
  • Wax pots
  • Steaming station
  • Mold-making supplies
  • Plaster-silica, bandust
  • Ventilation hood

The Majors Studio is a secure studio room with shared wall space and expansive windows that provides Glass majors with individual studio work surfaces and shelf spaces to pursue independent projects and develop their personal work.

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621 Huntington Ave,
Boston, MA 02115

(617) 879-7000