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Welcome to The Glass Key

The Glass Key opened its doors in December of 1999 as a source for stained glass materials, supplies, and tools with a full schedule of classes. The Glass Key carries a complete line of glass craft materials, supplies, and gifts including:

  • Glass
  • Fusing Glass
  • Kilns
  • Kiln Supplies
  • Kiln Repairs
  • Tools
  • Books and Patterns
  • Great Gift Items
  • Custom Windows
  • Kitchen Cabinet Inserts
  • Gift Certificates available
  • Lamps

Home

 

Welcome to The Glass Key

The Glass Key opened its doors in December of 1999 as a source for stained glass materials, supplies, and tools with a full schedule of classes. The Glass Key carries a complete line of glass craft materials, supplies, and gifts including:

  • Glass
  • Fusing Glass
  • Kilns
  • Kiln Supplies
  • Kiln Repairs
  • Tools
  • Books and Patterns
  • Great Gift Items
  • Custom Windows
  • Kitchen Cabinet Inserts
  • Gift Certificates available
  • Lamps

Supplies

The Glass Key is your source for all your stained glass supply needs. Whether you are a beginner just getting started or an accomplished stained glass artist looking for some unique glass or a replacement part for your grinder, The Glass Key has it all including textured and untextured plain or mirrored glass in hobby size and half sheets including all of the following types and brands:

 

  • Spectrum
  • Bullseye
  • Oceania
  • Uroborous
  • System 96
  • Wissmach
  • Kokomo
  • English Muffle
  • Glue Chip
  • GNA
  • Youghiogheny
  • Armstrong
  • Lamberts
  • Freemont
  • Armstrong

 


 

You will also find a great selection of other supplies including:

  • Warm Glass Supplies
  • Hand Tools
  • Grinders/Saws
  • Bevels
  • Bevel Clusters
  • Mosaic Molds
  • Cutting, Etching and Sandblasting
  • Soldering Irons
  • Grinder Replacement Parts
  • Copper Foil Tape
  • Lamp Making Supplies
  • Kilns

When it comes to books and magazines about stained glass The Glass Key has a bigger selection then any bookstore or library including:

 

  • Kid Books
  • Theme Books
  • Mosaic Books
  • Warm Glass Books
  • Lamp Books
  • Aanruku Stained Glass Series
  • Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine including hard to find back issue

Class Schedule

 

  • Class Schedule May – August 2018

Stained Glass – Copper Foil – $210.00

This is a beginner’s stained glass class.  The technique taught will be in the copper foil method.  Students will learn all the steps needed to complete their first panel as well learning how to care for their tools.  This is a 6 week course that will meet once a week.  Depending on the pattern you select you may have homework.   Tools and Supplies are not included. Project is to be no larger than 11×17

  • Wednesday                 May 2 – June 6                   6:30-9pm
  • Thursday                      Aug 23 – Sept 27              6:30-9pm

Stained Glass – Copper Foil – $210.00

This is a beginner’s stained glass class.  This class is the same as the above and will meet 2x’s a week to be completed in three weeks.  Depending on the pattern you select you may have homework.   Tools and Supplies are not included. Project is to be no larger than 11×17.

  • Tues/Wed                   July 10- July 25                    Noon – 2:30pm
  • Tues/Wed                   July 10- July 25                    6:30pm – 9pm

Prairie Style Lamp Shade – $175.00

In 3 weeks you will learn how to construct a 4 sided lamp.  We will discuss how to select glass, construct the sides and finish your lamp off.  You may bring your own pattern or choice one of ours.  You must be knowledgeable in the copper foil method to take this class. Tools and Supplies are not included.

  • Thursday                     May 17 – May 31        6:30pm – 9pm

Stained Glass – Lead Method – $210.00

This class is for students with prior glass experience.  Students will receive the basic instructions in the lead came method.  You will learn how to handle and cut lead came, solder the joints and finally glaze/putty your lead panel. This is a 3 week class.

  • Thursday                     Jun 14 – June 28          6:30pm – 9pm

Lantern Workshop – $75.00

Create your own back yard lantern in 2 easy weeks. You will design 4 panels approx. 7 ½ x 10 ½ to go into an existing metal lantern.  Finished size of your project will be 8 x 17. Students will need glass and hand tools. Lantern frame is included.

  • Wednesday                 June 20 – June27         Noon -2pm
  • Wednesday                 June 20 – June 27        6:30-8:30pm

Groutless Mosaic Workshop – $55.00

Make an 8×8 mosaic mirror without all the mess. This class is suitable for all ages.  Tools and Supplies are included.

  • Saturday                       May 12                              Noon -2pm
  • Thursday                      July 26                               Noon -2pm
  • Thursday                      July 26                               6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Saturday                       Aug 4                                 Noon -2pm

Mosaic Mirror – $275.00

Students will make an 11×17 mosaic mirror suitable for hanging. Basic cutting experience is helpful but not necessary. Bring your cutting and breaking tools, patterns and ideas will be provided. Wood, frame and mirror is included in this 3 week class.

  • Saturday                      May 19 – Jun 2            noon – 3pm

Stained Glass Water Fountain – $250.00

Build your own table top stained glass water fountain. In the first class you will do all the prep work and pick your pattern as we discuss the steps needed to complete this project.  All materials (except glass), is included in the fee.

  • Saturday                      Jul 14 – Jul 28              noon – 3pm

Glass Etching – $125.00

Ever wanted to have an alternative to cutting letters or numbers for a glass project?  Ever wonder what’s the difference between acid etch and sand blasted?  Here’s your opportunity. No glass experience necessary.

  • Saturday                      Jun 16                             noon – 3pm
  • Thursday                     Aug  2                             noon – 3pm

Springtime Wind Chimes – $55.00

No glass experience necessary, suitable for all ages. Supplies and inspiration provided. Choose from wood or re-cycled bottle.

  • Saturday                      Jun 23                            noon – 3pm
  • Friday                            July 6                              noon – 3pm
  • Thursday                     Aug  2                             noon – 3pm

 


Fused Bud Vase – $55.00

Make your own bud vase for flowers, to hang on your wall or sit on our counter. Standard supplies are included in the price of the class. Projects will be picked up a week later

  •  Saturday                      Apr 24                          noon – 2pm
  •  Saturday                       July 30                       noon –  2pm
  •  Wednesday                 Aug 8                           noon – 2pm

Fused Mushroom Nite Light – $55.00

Make your own mushroom nightlight. This class is suitable for all ages and glass experience necessary.  Tools and Supplies are included.

  • Friday                             July 27-Aug 3                         noon – 2pm

Xmas in July – Fusing – $45.00

Create Christmas ornaments to hang on your tree or give as a gift. Patterns and supplies will be provided. No experience necessary. Items will be picked up the following week.

  • Thursday                       July 12                         noon – 2pm
  • Thursday                       July 12                         6pm – 8pm
  • Thursday                       July 19                         noon – 2pm
  • Thursday                       July 19                         6pm – 8pm

 

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Welcome to The Glass Key

The Glass Key opened its doors in December of 1999 as a source for stained glass materials, supplies, and tools with a full schedule of classes. The Glass Key carries a complete line of glass craft materials, supplies, and gifts including:

  • Glass
  • Fusing Glass
  • Kilns
  • Kiln Supplies
  • Kiln Repairs
  • Tools
  • Books and Patterns
  • Great Gift Items
  • Custom Windows
  • Kitchen Cabinet Inserts
  • Gift Certificates available
  • Lamps