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RENT THE COLD SHOP

Rent our Cold Shop for $25/hour for nonmembers and members. Sign up for a monthly or yearly cold shop membership for discount rentals. Rental includes access to all cold working equipment.  Cold shop usage will not be included in memberships starting June 2024. Members in June 2024, will need to have a cold shop membership to book the cold shop online.

In the interest of safety, anyone who wishes to use the Cold Shop must first complete our coldworking level 1 class or have equivalent experience. Additionally there is a yearly mandatory cold shop certification test before access to using the cold shop.

Cold Shop rental includes

  • 24" diamond / pre-polish lap wheel with 60 grit, 140 grit, 270 grit, 325 grit, 600 grit, and cerium discs

  • 2 Cerium polishing wheels ( cerium is included in cold shop rental)

  • 104" vertical wet belt sander with round rubber roller platen with 40 grit, 60 grit, 80 grit, 120 grit, 220 grit, 400 grit, 600 grit, and cork belts

  • Covington Lathe with one arbor and 1 in diameter spindle:  4 in Radiused wheels - 60 grit, 100 grit, 180 grit, 360 grit, and 600 grit wheels and 6 in Radiused wheels: 80 grit, 100 grit, 180 grit, and 360 grit wheels, 3 size cerium wheels

  •  Husqvarna tile saw with 12" and 13.5" diamond saws

  • Diamond coring drill press

  • 220 grit sandblaster

  • Foredom flex shaft with foot pedal and diamonds bits

Booking Policies:

Members are able to book the cold shop 5 minutes before the time of the rental. Cancellations and rescheduling must be done 48 hours in advance.

Please note: We rent to nonmembers as well. All non-member rentals must be processed by email to rentals@publicglass.org, and your request must be approved and the invoice paid before rental time. Any requests made in less than 72 hours for nonmembers will not be approved

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