Nicholas Kekic/Tsuga Studios New Hydroelectric Glass Studio

A project in Bellows Falls, VT by Nicholas Kekic dba Tsuga Studios

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After a fire in my old location, I'm creating and building a new glassblowing studio that will use renewable energy to melt my glass.
Backers: 142
Average Pledge Per Backer: $206

Funded: $29,194 of $25,000
Dates: Mar 27th -> Apr 26th (30 days)
Project By: Nicholas Kekic dba Tsuga Studios
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Latest News

Home Stretch

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s the last few hours of my campaign. Thanks to you all, I’ve more than accomplished my first goal! And now, over the past 72 hours, I’ve successfully warmed my new electric glass melting furnace to red hot temperatures. I’ll be melting... (Read More)

Up Next.... hot glass!

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
The new electric furnace is on site... I’ve hooked it up and we are getting to melting temperature soon! More to come, stay tuned!!  (Read More)

Thank you to everyone who came out for my first 3rd Friday Art Walk

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Last Friday was the first public event at the new shop, a soft open as part of the Bellows Falls 3rd Friday Art Walk.  We welcomed about 40 people over the evening, after a mad scramble to clean and set up the gallery portion of the space. Bringing... (Read More)

We’ve met our goal!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to everyone who has helped make this project a success! It is truly humbling to have so many people in my corner as I make this transition and move forward with my new hydroelectric glass shop. As with any project, there is always... (Read More)

Logo T-Shirt design update

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 The T-shirt design is finished! It will be available in two colors, as seen here.  This logo design depicts three gathers of glass on a blowpipe, representative of the three generations of glass blowers in my family.  The shirts are available... (Read More)

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