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Hi all, I'm Malcom Potek. Thanks for considering classes at Potekglass.
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Registration is done online under Class Registration.
Cant find a class to fit your schedule? Classes are updated regularly - check back and there will be more sessions available.
First Thursday of the month
Second Saturday of the month
NEW! Third Wednesday of the month
Now three times a month, Potekglass offers an Open Torch for folks who like to meet, greet, and work the flame. Come for an hour, or come for four. Sign up for a chance to show off your stuff, get inexpensive practice, or just commune with your fellow craftsmen and women.
Torchers need only purchase glass and specific project tools (i.e, mandrels, bead release); torch, safety glasses and basic tool set provided.
A large selection of COE 104 (Italian Soft Glass) rods are available for purchase in single rod, quarter pound, and pound incriments.
We now stock a wide color variety of COE 33 Borosilicate glass and clear Pyrex rods and tubing of varying sizes and wall thickness.
Questions? Send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, give us a call, or stop by the shop to check out the selection.
Certification required. No experience? Get experienced with a Try-iT! Class
Already have experience? - contact Malcom to reserve a seat.
Torch Rental: includes oxygen/propane, annealer and basic tool set (tool set is pick, tweezers, paddle, didinium glasses).
Alpha burner, Minor Burner or Mini CC $15/hr
CC Burner, Bravo, Starfire, $25/hr
"Hey man I got my own tools and a torch on quick connects" $20/hr
23" Steinert laptop grinder-diamond pads, diamond chop saw/ diamond long reach saw - 12'/ ring saw/ wet-feed drill. $25/hr
1/2 day (up to 4 hours) $80
Full Day (up to 8 hours) $100
NEW! Open Kiln
Second Saturday of the month in the 106 Education Lab
An Open Kiln session gives those who have prior glass kiln work experience (via a Try-iT! class or other outside experience), the opportunity to rent:
Also available at Open Kiln: Bullseye fusible system glass for purchase. A wide color palette and variety of sheet, rod and frit glass are available for purchase in the 106 space.
Includes kiln shelves / primer. Digital controller.
Private Lessons:$85 /hr + materials for larger projects.
Customize your glass experience. With 20 years of experience in glass, there are many techniques and projects Malcom can prepare you for and guide you through. From designing and producing your own tiles and lighting in the kiln to techniques on the torch Malcom has experience that only a select few can match.