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The American Scientific Glassblowers Society Northeast Section Meeting

Event Details

November 2, 2019
10:00 am-3:15 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
$10.00 members $20.00 non members. Includes lunch and snacks.
Contact:
Sally Prasch
413-545-2185

The American Scientific Glassblowers Society Section Meeting

https://www.cns.umass.edu/research/glassblowing

10:30am               Patrick DeFlorio a second-generation glassblower and storyteller will demonstrate fabricating a “Y” tube used to test insect attractants. 

11:30am               Show and Tell - Bring your tools for show and tell. Do you have a tool or torch that makes a job easier. Bring it to the meeting.

Noon                     Lunch - We will have lunch in the dining hall of the University – America’s most awarded dining program https://umassdining.com/locations-menus/worcester.

1:00pm                 Business Meeting

1:30pm                 Ted Boland and Adolph Gunther will talk about putting together a borosilicate box. T

2:30pm                 Raffle - Please bring things to be raffled. We will also have a 50/50 raffle.

3:15pm                 Tour of the Leverett Crafts and Arts  http://barnesgallery.org/index.html They are hosting a glass show for the month of November. This will be a little bit of a drive (10min) through stunning New England countryside. Refreshments will be served.

 

Sponsors:

Yankee Glassblower Inc. - http://www.yankeeglassblower.com/

Prasch Glass - http://praschglass.com/