Chicago School of Glass Art

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Markay Giving a Demo On Glasskolben

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Glaskolben Workshops are Posted



Its that time of year to start gearing up for the holidays!  We have lots of ideas for gift items you can hand craft, both easy and more complicated. Stop by the studio and check out the newest Holiday issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly, or all the holiday pattern books we have in our collection.

We have posted the dates and times for our annual Glaskolben workshops.  Cost is $125.00 which includes all your materials except the Mapp/Propane canister. Each student will need to provide one canister of Mapp/Propane fuel which can be purchased at any hardware store.  (See picture under Glass Blowing classes) Call today to reserve your spot.

Because we have limited space for these workshops, all students will need to pay for the workshop at the time they register to reserve their spot.  Unpaid spots will not be held.  Workshop fees will not be refunded if you are unable to attend unless we can fill your spot.  

Please note that we have added two workshops in December as well as three workshops in November.  

Lane Tech South Face

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Today was a very productive day at Lane Tech Clock Tower despite it being 90 plus degrees in the clock tower. Today’s job was cleaning out the south face on the clock tower of all the broken glass and bad cement. Tomorrow we will be cutting out the new glass pieces in the studio and getting ready for the install on Wednesday and Thursday. We are really enjoying being a part of history at Lane tech.


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No Saw

Thats right No Saw. I had to post this one right away because of the people that I hear wanting to use a glass saw to make thier cuts and I keep telling them no. Well, to the right of Josh is the piece I had to cut and the next picture is the glass cut and with only a glass cutter, No Saw.  


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Climb The Clock Tower

Here are a few quick pictures showing you what we do to Climb The Clock Tower at Lane Tech for the repair work. To bring up the tools we put them into a bucket and lift it up with a rope.  The hole is so narrow that you have to swim through the hole otherwise your shoulder won’t go through the tiny opening. 


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Studio Hour Changes

New Retail Hours for the Studio

Tuesday     10 – 2

Wednesday  10 – 6

Thursday    10 – 6

Friday   By Appointment Only  (Please call the studio by 6:00 PM on Thursday to schedule an appointment.

Appointments will be made as we are able.)

Saturday  10 – 4

On Wednesdays and Thursdays, when we have classes running, we will be here til 9:00 PM.

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Lane Tech Is On The Way!

Lane Tech Is On The Way! This morning the challenge of removing broken glass and making templates has begun.  Our current goal is to do a face every week and a half. We will we keep posting as we go. And now I’m gonna go eat lunch cause I’m hungry.  



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