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Hot Shop Rental

We have new state of the art hot shop equipment to enable glass artists to create stunning glass art and functional products.  Proper care and maintenance of our equipment is essential for all users and to ensure a safe working condition for all hot shop users. Before you can rent our space, you will be asked to demonstrate your abilities and must be approved by our studio head.

COVID UPDATE: Until Covid has passed, renters will be required to be vaccinated and provide their own assistant, or work solo (subject to approval of studio manager).  Barrio Glassworks may be able to provide assistance with advance notice.


  • 300 LB Canned Heat Electric Molly Furnace

  • Kugler Clear Glass (cullet)

  • 12″ Canned Heat Glory Hole

  • 18″ Canned Heat Glory Hole

  • (2x) Canned Heat Annealers (36″w x 29″d x 27″h)

  • Canned Heat Garage (36"w x 13"d x 17"h

  • 24" Skutt Pick Up Kiln​​


Rates include use of glory hole, up to 10 lbs of clear glass per hour, pipe warmer, pipe cooler, bench, marvers, Jacks,Tweezers, Shears, Diamond Shears, Paddle, shared use of a garage, blocks, and regular 20-24 hr annealing cycle.  More than the allotted glass will be charged at $2/lb. of glass removed from the furnace (includes the work, knockoff, and drip off).  The Hot Shop must be scheduled for a minimum of a 4-hour session and approved by the studio head. Rates subject to change without notice. Rates at time of booking will be honored.

  • 12″ Canned Heat Glory Hole – $45/hour

  • 18″ Canned Heat Glory Hole – $55/hour

Rental Extras

  • Use of 4 blow pipes, 4 punties - $25/session

  • Use of Fluffy Torch - $5.00/session

  • Use of Pick up Kiln:  $5.00/session

  • Long Anneal – 24+ hours Rate and availability TBD

  • Use of Ben Sharp Oxy Pro Hot Torch – $10/session

Hot Shop rentals
Hot Shop rentals

If you want to book more than 4 hours, simply include a note in the following booking screen.

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