Classes being offer
Stained Glass Classes run all the time and you can join in on any day:
Every other Sundays: 10 -12:30pm
Monday night 6 – 8:30pm
Tuesday or Friday Morning 9 – 11:30am
Stained glass classes are also offer thru (School of Continuing Education) Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District but you will come to Toy Town Stained Glass @ 36 Monomonac Rd West Winchendon, Ma. visit on line: www.MontyTechNites.com This will be from September 30, 2021 – November 4th, 2021 6:00 – 9:00pm This is on Thursday Nights
Soldering Classes: Schedule for July 17th or July 18th.
We are scheduling a soldering classes: Limited space 6 people I need at least 3 people in order to run the classes.
Several of my customers and students would like us to offer a soldering class: We will schedule this class for Saturday July 17th 10am – 1pm. If you interested you will need to bring your own solder, iron, flux and a small panel/or pieces ready to be soldered. We’ll cover how to apply the 50/50 and 60/40 solder to your piece. If time permits I will show you how to do a decorator solder piece or adding tin wire to your piece or adding reinforcement to your piece. We will need you to be prepare to start soldering when you arrive. I can only do up to 6 people at a time. Please email or call if interested. First come First served. If we need another class I will offer it on Sunday July 18th from 10.00am – 1pm. (Again I can only take up to 6 people)
Cost = $45.00.
You need to bring all materials, glass already foil and ready to be solder, your solder, iron and flux.
I know several people have asked about fusing classes. This class is 4 weeks. 2021Summer or Fall
The fusing class is offer thru (school of continuing Education) Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District but you will come to Toy Town Stained Glass location @ 36 Monomonac Rd West Winchendon, Ma. Tel # 978-297-7102
go online: www.MontyTechNites.com for more details. If you have any questions please call.
Starting ON October 12, 2021 from 6 – 7:30pm which we will spend time learning to cut glass using a glass cutter, strip cutter and straight edge
October 19th 2021 from 6 – 9pm picking out your mold, getting your mold ready for the kiln, cutting your glass for the mold using a single layer piece of glass and putting your piece in the kiln. Learn some technical stuff behind the work.
October 26th 2021 6 – 9pm you will make 2 – 4 coasters and learn a two layer. You will need to bring the design you want to do but don’t make it too difficult.
November 2nd 2021 6 – 9pm you will make a panel 6 x 8 using all scrap glass, stringers and frit. Some have made Frozen snowman, flower, trees, candles, a wood scene et
some ideas for the coasters you will make single layer plates or dishes & coasters
Examples for the panel piece
Vitrigraph: NOT OFFER AT THIS TIME:
offer on Saturday November 9 from 9:30am – 12:30/1pm OR Tuesday November 12th from 6pm – 9/9:30pm. Pulling your own stringers and making a plate, or bowl or small platter with scrap glass stringers and the vitrigraph stringers. This should be a fun night for all. All materials, glass and kiln time included in the piece.
Cost:$70.00 this includes twice in the kiln, materials and all glass.
Making your own fused Christmas Ornaments class: NOT OFFER AT THIS TIME:
offer on Tuesday November 19th from 6pm – 9pm &/0r Saturday Nov 23rd from 9:30am – 12:30pm. And will be offer on Saturday December 14th from 9:30am – 12:30pm &/or Tuesday December 17th from 6pm – 9PM.
3” circle will be precut for you. You will use scrap glass, frit and strings to make your own design and create an ornament. Make 3 -4 Cost $65.00 Includes all materials, glass and kiln time. Bring some easy designs to create.
Introduction to Texture molds: NOT OFFER AT THIS TIME:
You will be using frit to make your piece. All materials, frit, glass and kiln time is included for this project. Cost will be $55.00 Offer on November Tuesday the 26th from 6pm-9pm and/or Saturday November 30th from 9:30am – 12:30pm
You will pick from a welcome sign, pumpkins or let it snow (I have 4 each of them) and then I have only one peacock. Size is either 6.5 x 8 or 7 x 7. You will learn how to apply and decorate these texture molds. The more detail you want the longer it will take. If you don’t finish you are able to come back during studio time and finish but you will have to pay for the studio time on that day. This piece will be fused and come out flat. We will show you several ways to display your piece.
welcome sign let it snow
pumpkin pumpkin slump for sushi dish
Serving platter molds: NOT OFFER AT THIS TIME:
Because of the size and details on these pieces this will take two classes on Tuesday nights December 3 & 10 from 6pm – 9pm and/or one class on Saturdays December 7th from 9:30am – 2:30pm
Using fine frit to make your piece: We have snowman, pumpkins, and pansy to create.
This is done with one time in the kiln: It’s like coloring with frit glass. This will make a nice serving platter for the holidays. Cost will be $75.00 this class will be 4 – 5 hours.
Please let me know if you want to join any of these classes as soon as possible. Hope to see several of you in these classes. Thank you