Around the corner (literally – they are in the same warehouse) from Steve’s Pies is Flickinger Glassworks. They specialize in “glass bending”, lighting and tableware.
First, we’ll meet Ezekiel. He has been working there for over 20 years and has a lot of passion for what he does. So much so that he was kind enough to invite me in to the studio and he showed me all of the tools used to make and bend glass. Here he is in the front of the building:
Now we’ll see some tools. The lighting was really difficult in here – some spots really dark, others brightly lit with florescent bulbs.
Glass bending molds:
A glass press:
And finally, my new best little friend, Jasper, the store kitty. He followed me everywhere!