Basic Warm Glass Workshop 080512 @ MakeIt Labs
Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
Learn to make: Glass plates, Glass cast objects, and Glass beads using heat and gravity. Basic Warm Glass Workshops will be held monthly. Materials, tools, firing costs will be provided (already included in ticket) in a open structured learning plan that helps you bring out the creative with in guidelines
you would learn how to:
score and cut glass
shape and cold work glass for assemblely
form a glass mold
load a casting
operate a kiln
trim, edge and grind finish pieces.
Project ideas will be provided. Most projects and ideas welcome.
(take a right at "45 crown st." on to a dirt road after greenerd. This road curves right to the back of 29, near the train yard.)
* "Membership" of Makeit Labs leads to discounts http://www.makeitlabs.com/about/join
Special project material needs should be communicated at least a week before the workshop.
About the instructor: Paul Hardin has been working with glass, recycled glass and LED lighting effects with a concentration on fusing and casting large flat works. His day job is as a electronics engineer with background in hardware and firmware design. http://www.makeitlabs.com/about/meet-the-board
When & Where
MakeIt Labs: DreamIt. LearnIt. MakeIt.
We are an Open-Access Workshop (a.k.a hackerspace) in Nashua, NH. We're a collection of Engineers, Makers, Hackers, Inventors and Tinkerers who just love building cool things. http://makeitlabs.com/