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Hands On Glass Studio

124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
+1 607-962-3044
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Good Time, Great Experience

My experience was similar to the other reviews. Just to add to those, what’s also nice is that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ShelterSteve
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Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
Unique Experiance

My daughter and I made paperweights. The cost of the private session was more than worth it. We... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
LiLewis13
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or pumpkin. Teens and adults can also participant in a one-on-one lesson to make a paperweight. You'll cherish your treasure and the memory of making it. Unique and affordably priced. Glass gifts made by local artists also available in our retail area. Hands-on activities are available year around by appointment, day and evening hours available. Please call to schedule your appointment!! We are handicapped accessible, and have ample parking. For more information or directions please visit our website. History Established in 1990. Hands-on Glass was originally founded in 1990. It was the first public access studio in Corning, N.Y. offering instruction in glassmaking for all ages and levels of experience.
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124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
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+1 607-962-3044
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience was similar to the other reviews. Just to add to those, what’s also nice is that before you start you are given step-by-step instructions which includes safety measures. Then when you actually start you are given instructions again to make sure everything goes...More

Thank ShelterSteve
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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience in your review, we are glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My daughter and I made paperweights. The cost of the private session was more than worth it. We were helped putting the colored glass on the the pole, shaping the hot glass, every single step of the way! There were lots of photo opportunities while...More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

We are glad you had a good experience! Thank you for your review and for visiting us!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I have always been fascinated by glass making and after reading some reviews made an appointment hands on glass to give it a try. Well I wasn’t disappointed I consider this a must do if you have any interest in this art. Rodi the artist...More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you Nick, glad you enjoyed the experience!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very efficient and smooth process helping laymen making glass objects. I made a pumpkin and had choice of color for both the pumpkin and stem. Never felt hurried and truly enjoyed the entire process. Recommend it to everyone.

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your comment! Thank you for coming and glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time here making our paper weights and glass blowing. We visited the Corning museum and did the sand blasting however the experience at Hands on Glass was by far a much greater experience. The owner, Rodi, was extremely sweet and helpful,...More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and kind remarks!! All the best to your family in the new year and we look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I read reviews about the studio and wanted something more personable for my 2 younger daughters as well as myself to make some pieces. I spoke to the owner, Rodi on the phone to arrange for the session and she was super sweet and helpful....More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Venus, Thank you so much for your kind thoughts and for coming to visit. We are privileged to be a part of your experience here.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We made pumpkins for fall. So many colors to choose from and different color for stem clear, light green and dark green. You blow your own ornaments or pumpkins.

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for coming to see us and for your review, Happy Fall!! Rodi

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We found this opportunity on Trip Advisor and we were extremely pleased. First we went to the museum of Glass and saw many beautiful creations both completed and being made. Then we took a short trip across town to Hands-On-Glass to have our own glass-making...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped here during our recent trip to Watkins Glen and Corning. We made ornaments and paperweights. The owner worked hand in hand with us and spent a lot of time explaining to us how to blow glass and work with glass....More

Thank Kim S
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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your kind comments! Rodi

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

5 of us were here on a Saturday to blow our own glass ornaments. The ladies were very strict on where you could and could not stand to photograph and blow your ornaments - safety first! It was a lot of fun, and we picked...More

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hicks7827
11 November 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
We have 2 styles of ornaments and about 20 different color choices. We do not have the tree or snowman. We also have a pumpkin in 2 different shapes and lots of color choices including choice of stem colors.Thank you for... More
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Charles H
2 March 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, we have accommodated 50 people. If you would like to call we can explain and answer any questions, Call: (607) 962-3044. Thank you.
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Grueber2013
10 March 2016|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
No entrance fee. Fees for the hands-on activities vary depending on activity, range from $24. to $40.
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