Living Arts Centre

Studio Fees
$470.00+ HST (One slot per week/ 6 hours in the hot shop, 12 hours of coldworking, and one annealing cycle.)
$794 + HST (Two slots per week, 12 hours in the hot shop, 24 hours of coldworking, and two annealing cycles.)
Separate fee for cullet use per month. Calculated by market value and amount (in lbs) used per slot.

Facilities, Equipment and Benefits
  • 2 Hub consolidated MU 300 free-standing pot furnaces - 385lb crucible
    • Cristalica cullet
  • Glory holes with foot-activated pneumatic doors with Pine Ridge ribbon burners and pipe warmers:
    • 1 large (20 “ x 38” interior dimensions)
    • 1 small (12” x 32” interior dimensions)
  • 6 annealers with digitry control panel
  • 1 clam-shell fusing kiln with digitry control panel
  • 2 benches
  • 3 marvers
  • 1 sandblaster
  • Powder booth
  • 2 colour pick up annealers
  • 1 wet belt sander
  • 2 diamond saws – 1 medium, 1 large
  • 1 lap grinding wheel with 24” magnetic diamond pads (45, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140, 200, 325, 400)
  • 1 silicon carbide loose grit lap grinding wheel
  • 1 Glasstar lathe with diamond wheels
  • Polishing wheels (cork and felt)
  • Compressed air in cold room and at each bench
  • Exact propane torch
  • 2 oxy/propane torches with torch minder
  • 1 Nortel Ranger oxy/propane torch
  • 1 Nortel mid-range oxy/propane torch
  • Drill press with water feed swivel and drill bits
  • Foredom Flex Shaft Dremel
  • Pastorelli forks and garage tools/forks
  • Casting balls / ladles
  • Individual storage lockers and shelves