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Glass Torchwork: Basic Color

Use colored glass to make a necklace pendant. Lampworking techniques

  • 3 hr
  • 90 US dollars
  • Mankato Makerspace

Service Description

Want to learn the molten mysteries of glass working? We will give you hands-on experience and one on one instruction about glass blowing (torch work) basics. This class will introduce you to how glass moves in its liquid state and how it can be manipulated in a stress-free environment! Participants will receive personal instruction about glass working basics, safety, equipment use, torch techniques, and kiln annealing. You will be making your very own colored necklace pendant in this lesson! This course is designed for beginners who are enthusiastic about trying new things and want to learn the mysterious art of glass working in a safe and encouraging environment. TICKETS : -Class size is two students max. -1 ticket per student -Sign up with a partner! so you can enjoy this exciting new experience with your significant other, bestie or family member. -Your ticket covers all class fees which pay for fuel and materials, equipment use and kiln annealing (pendants will need to go through an overnight annealing cycle and can be picked up at the Makerspace the following day or if you live out of town can be sent to you via postal service). If you are a Current Mankato Makerspace Member use coupon code MEMBER DISCOUNT to get $5 off your class ticket Sign up with Friends! We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so long. Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant, but please help us out by following these protocols: If you have been feeling sick please communicate with the instructor to postpone or reschedule. Open communication is Key! Sanitize your hands and Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out before you leave. Your Instructor for this class will be Dustin Swiers. If you need to get ahold of him to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask him a question or advice about a project, or commission him to make something for you please contact him here: Dustin Swiers: dustin.swiers@gmail.com 507-273-0745


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Must cancel or reschedule at least 2 hours before the class. To Reschedule or Cancel please do so Via our website Mankatomakerspace.org By logging in to your account (or create an account using the email address which you put when signing up for the class) go to MY BOOKINGS and from there you can select the class and you can reschedule or cancel. Some classes are one time only and so will need to cancel. side note: please, consider your instructor and their time. many instructors prep for their class for hours to have things ready for you and some travel from a great distances as well.


Contact Details

  • 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN, USA


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