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Glass Studio

IMAGE: KSU Glass Program, Sean Mercer and Susan Taylor Glasgow

The glass shop is located in the Michael Schwartz Center building at the corner of Summit and Morris, room 192. The 6000 square foot complex includes a spacious, window lined common work area and hot shop, 600 square foot cold shop, secure spacious graduate studios, individual undergraduate major work areas, a designated plaster room, and a small gallery area. The shop includes two glass blowing stations fed off one furnace, multiple casting ovens, and a well equipped finishing area.

Hot Shop

2 350 lb. Capacity invested crucible furnaces
1 100 lb. Color melting invested crucible furnace
2 IFB glory holes
Glass blowing hand tools
Sand box
Casting ladles and tools
15 Ovens for casting, annealing fusing and slumping

Cold Shop

2 30" lap wheels
1 18" lap wheel
2 water cooled diamond saws (14",10")
1 20" oil cooled diamond saw (self feed)
Diamond band saw
Wet belt sander
Merker lathe w/assorted diamond wheels and stones
Drill press
Pumice and Cerium polishing wheels
Pneumatic grinders
2 24" reciprolaps
2 Sand blast cabinets

Flame Shop

1 Carlisle bench torch
6 Minor bench torches
4 National hand torches
1 Bethlehem Lab Lathe
1 Litton Engineering lab lathe


Oxy/Acetylene rig (cutting, welding, heating)
MIG Welder
Vertical Metal band saw
Horizontal Metal band saw
Wood band saw
Compound miter saw
Milling/Drilling machine
Metal Lathe
Misc. hand tools

IMAGE: Glass Studio, Graduate Space, Tim Stover
IMAGE: KSU Glass Program, studio views
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