Our Cold Shop features double the equipment in 770 sq. ft. including:

  • One 24" Sommer and Maca variable speed flat grinding wheel - 400 grit
  • Two 36" Steinert variable speed flat grinding wheels - 80 grit and 220 grit
  • Two PNP cutting lathes
  • One Merker GNH engraving lathe
  • One 20" MK wet saw
  • Two MK tile saws
  • One Steinert double spindle polishing machine
  • Two Sommer and Maca belt sanders
  • One Vibrolap
  • One 52" w x 28" h x 28" d recirculating sandblaster

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Rent the Cold Shop

Standard Rental $10/hour (minimum ½ hour rental) includes use of lap grinders, belt sanders, pumice wheels, the cerium oxide felt polishing wheel, and grit or pads for hand grinding. 

Plus Rental $15/hour (minimum ½ hour rental) includes the use of Standard Rental equipment plus the use of diamond saws, engraving/punty grinding lathes, handheld air grinders and diamond bits, and the sandblaster.

Rental time must be booked at least one day in advance and you must be a PGC member. 

Open Studio

The cold shop is open and FREE to use for anyone currently enrolled in a multi-week class at PGC while working on pieces from class.  Call for availability.

Open Studio must be booked at least one day in advance. To register for Monday open studio you must call before Friday at 4pm.

Supply Sales

PGC sells a variety of glass, tools and supplies.

If you have any questions, EMAIL or call us at 412-365-2145 x204.

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Winter Hours

We are open today from 10am – 7pm

  • Sun 10am – 4pm
  • Mon 10am – 7pm
  • Tue 10am – 7pm
  • Wed 10am – 7pm
  • Thu 10am – 7pm
  • Fri 10am – 4pm
  • Sat 10am – 4pm