As hashish slowly approaches full re-legalization, increasingly glass blowers preserve popping up, however what number of of them will really train you ways to make your personal glass pipe? Luckily, I got here throughout one such glass blower, on the Gypsy Jane Festival, who not solely sells quite a lot of completely different inventive glass creations, however he’ll additionally train you ways to make them your self. In reality, he despatched me a pair glass nug jars so I may present you the kind of high quality to anticipate from C&H Glassworks, which relies in Lakewood, Colorado.
WHAT TYPE OF CLASSES DO THEY OFFER?
But earlier than I get into the glass pipe classes, I need you to understand that there’s extra to C&H Glassworks than only a bunch of stoners making pipes, to allow them to get much more stoned.
You see, they’ll open up their studio and let individuals come test it out, in addition to arrange occasions just like the one they’re internet hosting on December sixth & seventh, the place you possibly can really make your personal glass ornaments for the approaching vacation season. And hey, $30 to make your personal, distinctive glass piece in 15 minutes to grasp in your tree is definitely a reasonably good, seeing as how there are reminiscences linked to, and which means behind, the decoration you create.
And, if you’d like to shell out $45, additionally they have 30-minute lessons the place you possibly can be taught the fundamentals of actually blowing glass, the old-fashioned means! I’m undecided what precisely you’ll be making throughout this class, however you’ll have knowledgeable glass blower proper by your facet, working with you 1 on 1, in order that your piece comes out pretty much as good because it probably can, when you be taught the ropes.
But, if you’d like extra than simply an introduction to glass blowing and may afford to pay $210, you will get three hours of a hands-on, 1-on-1 studying expertise to train you not solely the fundamentals of glass blowing, however you’ll even have loads of time to actually map out and push your creativeness along with your newly-learned expertise.
Heck, in case you already know what you’re doing, you possibly can really lease their glass studio, at $35/hr, and work on some glass items at your personal tempo. How many locations have you learnt that may do that!?
But let’s get into what you actually got here right here for…
LEARN HOW TO MAKE A GLASS PIPE FROM A PRO
Now, this class can be a three hour, 1-on-1 lesson, so that you’re taking a look at a $210 price ticket, however the focus of this class goes to be solely on the creation of glass pipes. And, given the price of quite a lot of the glass items I’ve purchased through the years, that’s not a foul value, because you’re going to be taught a brand new talent, create the kind of pipe you need, and truly get to take it house and smoke out of it!
Sure, you’ll nonetheless have to study how to use a torch, store security, what provides you’ll want, and the way to arrange your office, however you’ll additionally get to see a number of demonstrations on completely different glass pipes, earlier than you even get began. All of those completely different lessons might be scheduled and bought by way of THIS PAGE, however do these guys even know what they’re speaking about? I imply, I haven’t confirmed you any of their work but, so how can I anticipate you to shell out a bunch of cash for these classes, with out exhibiting you a number of the finish merchandise?
CHECK OUT THESE STASH JARS
Corey Silverman, the “C” in C&H Glassworks, was variety sufficient to ship me a few the glass stash jars, which have been made for the competition we met at, and so they’re really fairly good. They each seem to be blown glass, as you possibly can see within the picture under, and would maintain across the similar quantity of herb (most likely about little greater than a half ounce), however the inexperienced jar has a pleasant tilt to it, which could make it simpler to seize a number of nugs out of it. They even have fatty corks, to assist seal within the dankness, and are etched by the artist on the underside.
The blue, white, and orange jar is shut to four inches in diameter, at its widest level, with a 2 and 5/16″ diameter opening. It’s about three inches deep, and it seems that it will preserve sufficient mild out of your jar to preserve your cannabinoids from degrading. I sort of like how one can really feel the ridges of the completely different colours of glass on the surface, however I’m undecided how I really feel concerning the $75 price ticket. Sure, that’s most likely a mirrored image on the time put into the piece and the supplies wanted to create it, however I’d be extra seemingly to shell out some money for the opposite nug jar, because it’s priced so much decrease. Call me low cost in case you like since, as you possibly can see at their retailer, they actually create some high-quality artwork once they’re within the studio, however let’s transfer onto the subsequent jar.
The inexperienced, white, and glittery inexperienced jar with a tilt, can be about four inches in diameter, at its widest level, with the identical dimension opening, however it has extra of a flare to it, which could make it simpler to get your hand in there. And this jar is barely deeper, in case you measure at an angle from the opening, diagonally to the again, however it doesn’t block out fairly as a lot mild. Now, you’re most likely solely going to use this jar for herb that you just plan on smoking quickly, so it won’t be that a lot of a difficulty, however I do want the lean design somewhat higher, for allotting functions. And guess what else I like? That it solely prices $40!
If you’re going to spend shut to $100 on some good greenery, what’s one other $40 to encase it in some artful glass? These stash jars are available in quite a lot of colours, which trigger the value to fluctuate, and you’ve got three choices to your cork: plain, or laser etched with a single pot leaf, or a hoop of pot leaves.
Sure, you possibly can go to C&H Glassworks to buy quite a lot of completely different glass creations, however once they’re opening up their studio to you, and are prepared to train you their craft, why wouldn’t you make the most of that?