Glass Blowing & Pot Furnace



4 hour sessions, Wednesday to Sunday
Session times:
8.00am to 12.00pm
12.30pm to 4.30pm

Standard Usage

Standard usage guidelines are to help us manage the hotshop to ensure that 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 Artist Program Co-ordinator know.



Small glory hole  (GH1 &GH2) $199.50/4 hour session +GST
**************************************** *********************************
 Medium glory hole   (GH3)  $220.50/4 hour session +GST
**************************************** *********************************
 Large glory hole  (GH4)  $241.50/4 hour session +GST


Tool Rental

Pipes and punties  $15.00/4 hour session +GST
 ***************************************  *********************************
 Sculpting torch  $33.00/4 hour session +GST
 ***************************************  *********************************
 Garage  $27.50/4 hour session +GST
 ***************************************  **********************************
 LPG torch and bottle  $33.00/4 hour session +GST



Glass  $9.90/kg +GST
**************************************** **********************************
Annealer #10 & #11 for longer annealing or extra space  $33.00/day +GST

Available for use at no charge:


Thursday Nights

From Thursday 7 August 2014 we will be open for artists to work here through until 8.30pm every Thursday and will have one of our Technical staff here on site.
3 hour Hotshop session on Thursday night
Session from 5 – 8 pm
Sm Glory $150 +gst
Md Glory $165 + gst
Lg Glory $181 +gst

Pot Furnace

Pricing has now been set and we are open for bookings! Prices as follows:
Self-Mixing: $475 (subject to approval by Canberra Glassworks Technical Manager)
In-House mixing – $575*
*subject to complexity of colours – more complex colours may attract additional chemical charges


For bookings contact the Artistic Program Coordinator on 02 6163 4519 (direct), e-mail: or if you’re in the Red Room dial 119.


24 hours’ notice is required to cancel a booking. 50% of hire fee will be charged if less notice is given.


CGW_Helpful information_Hot Shop_Blowing

Policy – Glass quality Policy

What's Hot this Week

    Like us on Facebook