• Image of 4 Glass Domes for First Presbyterian Church of Oakland + 1 Sample
  • Image of 4 Glass Domes for First Presbyterian Church of Oakland + 1 Sample
  • Image of 4 Glass Domes for First Presbyterian Church of Oakland + 1 Sample

Glass Lighting Domes for First Presbyterian Church of Oakland
PRODUCTION PROCESS PART 1 & 2

TOTAL PROJECT COST: $1780, broken up into 2 payments of Starting Cost (pt 1) & Completion Cost (pt 2). See detailed descriptions below and payment options in the drop down menu.

STARTING COST: $1,050
(Process Part 1)
For wooden mold* & first finished sample in green glass
Estimated Delivery Time: 5-7 weeks from order (depending on arrival of mold)

Breakdown of cost:
• Mold: $865 (making, shipping & handling) approximately 4-6 week processing time.
• First sample dome production cost: $185:

- 1 hour hot glass blowing
- glass studio rental
- labor cost for glassmaker & assistant
- glass color (priced per kilo raw colour)
- overnight annealing (glass cooling process)
- cold shop work
- equipment rental
- labor cost
- saw cutting & rough grinding (semipolish) the edge of the glass dome
- inspection & delivery
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Proceeding to process part 2 upon approval of the sample piece. Additional sample pieces can be made at additional cost.

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COMPLETION COST & DELIVERY: $740
(Process Part 2)
For 4 finished green glass domes.
Estimated Delivery Time: 5-10 days from order
Labour Time: 4 hours
These green glass domes will be exactly the same as the first sample provided, unless otherwise specified that substantial changes in color or glass thickness need to be made.

Breakdown of cost:
• 4 glass domes production cost: $550

- 4 hours hot glass blowing
- glass studio rental
- labor cost for glassmaker & assistant
- glass color (priced per kilo raw colour)
- overnight annealing (glass cooling process)
- cold shop work production cost: $190
- equipment rental, 2+ hours
- labor cost
- saw cutting & rough grinding (semipolish) the edge of the glass dome
- final inspection & delivery
- cold glass finishing labour

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ADDITIONAL SAMPLE PIECES:
Will be made by request, hopefully won't be necessary but are not included in the total cost.
• Sample dome production cost: $185.

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NOTES:
*Potential lifetime durability of a wooden mold is shorter than a metal mold but as you only need a few pieces this is the type of mold more suited to the project (cost efficiency.)