Find out about glassblowing facilities and services available through the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Several different shapes of glassware in a piewarmer with Wellington city visible in the background
Samples of glassware created in the glassblowing facility

Man using blowtorch to shape glass
Grant Franklin at work on a glassblowing project

Glassblowing services are provided to the School by Grant Franklin of Glasswork, under contract.

Grant specialises in all aspects of scientific glassblowing, from the design and manufacture of complex speciality items to repairs of laboratory glassware.

Glasswork can also be engaged for other contract work, such as:

  • glass film props
  • awards
  • lamp glass repairs
  • architectural feature panels.

More information and contact details are on the Glasswork website.