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Stained Glass Class For Beginners

Rochester Makerspace

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

Stained Glass Class For Beginners

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We have recently changed our ticket options for members and non-members of the Rochester Makerspace. If you are a registered member of the space, please choose our member option. Adversely, if you are not a member please choose our general admission/Non-member ticketing option. If you would like to become a member of the Rochester Makerspace, click here to be directed to our webpage for more information on how to sign-up and receive our awesome member benefits!
4 Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30
October 1, 8, 15, 22

Class Description

Come to the Rochester Maker's Space to learn the basic skills for making a stained glass project. The Tiffany Stained Glass method will be taught which involves using copper tape to surround small pieces of colored glass to then solder together. Projects may include, but are not limited to, small windows, sun catchers, garden ornaments, jewelry, boxes and terrariums.

Required Materials

All the necessary materials will be provided by the Makerspace. However, after the first class you may want to consider purchasing some extra equipment recommended by our instructor.

Supplies are not necessary for the first class, but may be recommended if planning to pursue Stained Glass as a hobby outside of the classroom. Students can purchase everything at Milestone Glass Creations (call for hours, (585) 288-7830) on Culver Road at the corner of Culver and University, Dan’s Crafts and Things, or any on-line stained glass company.  Prices should be comparable.

(Strongly recommended if planning to pursue Stained Glass as a hobby at home):
  1. Glass: $4-50 depending on scale of project (wait until after first class to purchase)
  2. Glass Cutter: Between $5-30 depending on quality, Jeanne, the owner of Milestone Stained Glass will let customers try out different cutters before purchasing
  3. Glass Pliers: $12
  4. Lead Free Solder, 1 lb: $20, may need more depending on project
  5. Flux: $4
  6. Flux Brush: 40 cents
  7. 7/32 Backed Copper Tape: $10
Optional: Soldering Irons, stands and glass grinders will be available at the Makerspace to use during class time but you may want to purchase your own for home. Prices range between $20 and $60.
Have questions about Stained Glass Class For Beginners? Contact Rochester Makerspace

When & Where

Rochester Makerspace
850 St. Paul Street
(use rear parking lot & entrance)
Rochester, NY 14605

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

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Rochester Makerspace

The Rochester Makerspace is a nonprofit community workshop and art studio located near downtown at 850 St. Paul Street. We're here to encourage learning, creativity and collaboration by providing low-cost and free access to sophisticated tools, offering a wide variety of classes, and by providing opportunities for “makers,” artists and craftspersons of all kinds to meet and interact with each other.

In addition to the classes and events listed on this page we also invite to attend the following activities, which do not require registration or a ticket:

 Every Thursday Night from 6 to 9:30 PM - Weekly Community Night & Open House.

You are invited to come and use the Rochester Makerspace for free. Bring something to make or work on, help with a group project, or just come to meet other "makers" and see what we have to offer. (Sorry, but nonmembers can not use our wood or machine shops because of insurance issues.)

 Every Thursday Night from 6:30 until 9:00 PM - Rochester Stained Glass Meetup

Learn how to work with stained glass or bring a project to work on if you already know how. We have lots of tools and grinders and enough supplies to teach you the basics. We also usually have an instructor. Free.

 Every Thursday Night from 7 until 9:30 PM - Microcontrollers & Robotics Meetup

Work on your Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone projects with other users of these small inexpensive computers. All skills level are welcome and you don't need to be a member. We'll help you by sharing our knowledge and experience.

A family membership currently costs $40 per month and it gives you access to these tools and other tools every day from 8 AM to 10 PM.


A woodworking shop with a new SawStop professional cabinet table saw, a new Rikon Deluxe 14-inch bandsaw, a Jet 6-inch planer, a Grizzly 15-inch thickness planer, a chop saw, a drill press, two scroll saws, a central dust collection system, and an air filtration unit.

Two Solidoodle 3D printers.

An electronics bench with oscilloscopes, power supplies, soldering irons, and more.

A Computer Lab

Machine Tools

Sewing machines

Stained glass grinders and tools

Bike Repair Station

Workspace and work tables

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