Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Glass Studio Rental


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STARworks Glass Lab is a state of the art glass studio built by Wet Dog Glass, one of the top glass equipment fabricators in the country. The shop is equipped with a 740 lb Electric Day Tank furnace and a 250 lb gas furnace, a 9, 12, 15 & 18-inch glory holes and a 21" glory hole available on special request. There is a stack of four front-loading annealers and a third, large front-loader. We also have two large top loading annealing ovens that are capable of reaching higher temperatures for kiln casting. The garage has ample space with a port for pipes and rods.

For more detailed information, contact Joe Grant at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or 910-428-9001.


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  • First time studio users of STARworks Glass Lab must receive written approval of the Glass Instructor or Head Technician before being allowed to rent time in any of the specific shop areas.
  • There is a minimal rental time of 2 hrs. for hotshop usage, with 1 hr. additional increments unless renting in front of or behind another renter. No half hour rental periods for the hotshop.
  • There is a 30 minute minimum for cold shop rental.
  • Rental time must be prepaid and cancellations must be made at least 24 hrs. prior to rental time, failure to do so will result in charges for time.





Gloryhole Rate Per Hour
9" $25.00
12" $25.00
15" $30.00
18" $35.00


Miscellaneous Rate
Fusing Oven $25.00 per firing
Garage $5.00 per hour
Hot torch/fluffy torch $5.00 per hour
Cold Shop Equipment $15.00 per hour

10lbs/hr provided

glass usage above 10 lbs/hr $2.50 per lb
Glassblowing Bench Tools Provided
Face Shield/Flame Retardant Jacket Provided
Kevlar Gloves Provided
Blocks Provided
Garage Tools, Pastorelli, Fork Provided



Renters will pay a $30 charge for each 12-16 hour annealing cycle. Longer cycles or larger annealing ovens will be an extra charge to be determined by the studio coordinator.


Casting oven rates are determined by the number of hours in the cycle.  Call (910) 428-9001.