Glass blowing and pot furnace

Bookings: For bookings contact the Artistic Program Coordinator on (02) 6163 4519 or e-mail: If you’re in the Red Room, dial 119.
Cancellations: 24 hours notice is required to cancel a booking. 50% of hire fee will be charged if less notice is given.


DaySession times
Wednesday8am - 12pm12.30pm-4.30pm
Thursday8am - 12pm12.30pm-4.30pm5pm - 8pm
Friday8am - 12pm12.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday8am - 12pm12.30pm-4.30pm
Sunday8am - 12pm12.30pm-4.30pm

Standard usage

Standard usage guidelines are to help us manage the hotshop to ensure everyone has enough glass and annealing space. Standard usage for a four hour session is 15 kilos of clear furnace glass and an overnight annealing cycle. If you anticipate exceeding standard usage or require something special, please let the Artist Program Co-ordinator know.


Glory Hole Hire Large 3hr$199.10 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Medium 3hr$181.50 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Small 3hr$165 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Large 4hr$265.65 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Medium 4hr$242.55 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Small 4hr - No Glass Furnace$181.50 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Medium 4hr - No Glass Furnace$199.65 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Large4hr - No Glass Furnace$219.01 (plus GST)
Sandcasting Daily$1100 (plus GST)
Glory Hole Hire Small 4hr$219.45 (plus GST)
Extra Glass per KG$10.40 (plus GST)
Garage Hire 4hr$30.25 (plus GST)
LPG Torch and Bottle 4hr$33 (plus GST)
Pipes and Punties Hire 4hr$15.75 (plus GST)
Sculpting Torch 4hr$34.65 (plus GST)
Pot furnace - Self-mixing (subject to approval by Technical Manager)$475 (plus GST)
Pot furnace - In-house mixing (subject to complexity of colours)$575 (plus GST)

Available for use at no charge:


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