About the Studios

The Craft Center offers eight studios for crafters to explore and create projects in a variety of mediums. Drop-in today, explore what interests you, and get crafting!

Surfboard Shaping

Experience the joy of shaping, styling, and personalizing your own surfboard. At the Craft Center, we have a professionally equipped shaping studio ready for use. Small, specialized classes receive step-by-step instructions on how to shape your own personalized board, unique to your liking. With our quarter passes, you have access to the hand tools, storage, and shaping bay required to make your dream board a reality. The final product is yours to glass and customize.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

Ceramics

Practice your wheel throwing, sculpting, trimming, glazing, and more while making unique works of art in our ceramics studio. Our studio is equipped with 16 electric wheels, a manual kick wheel, a slab roller, and two kilns. All clay, glaze, tools, and firings are included with the cost of a class or day pass.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

Flameworking

Bring on the heat: your glass creations, beads, pendants, and sculptures come to life in our flameworking studio. The beginning and intermediate flameworking classes allow you to make all sorts of glass creations from marbles and pendants to glass figurines. The studio is fully equipped with torches, kilns, tools, and safety protection. All tools, safety equipment, propane, glass, and access to the studio are included with a class or day pass.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

flameworking at the asi craft center

Woodworking

The Craft Center woodworking studio houses a lathe, table saw, miter saw, drill press, belt sander, spindle sander, routers, and many hand tools — all to help your project ideas become a reality. Specialty classes are offered for building skateboards decks.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

students in the woodworking studio at the asi craft center

Jewelry

Learn how to cut, form, and solder metal, cast jewelry, set stones, and make your dream jewelry in our studio. Our jewelry studio is equipped with everything you need to make rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, and more. Casting allows participants to form a wax model of their creation, and smithing allows you to express your creativity with raw materials.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

man polishing a ring made at the asi craft center

Stained Glass

Shed new light on your creativity in our stained glass studio. The studio is fully equipped with tools, solder, storage, colorful scrap glass, colorful sheet glass, and copper tape to help you make something memorable.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

stained glass studio at the asi craft center

Bike Maintenance

Need a tune up for your bike? The Craft Center offers personal and specialized instruction to help your bike get back on the road. We have all the necessary tools, equipment, and advice to get your bike up to speed. The Craft Center has five bike repair stations, a wheel truing stand, compressed air for quick tire inflation, a water solvent tank, headset press, fork alignment gauge, tubes, patch kits, cables, and housing. Drop-in anytime during bike advice and our students will help get you started.

*Completing a studio safety certification or class is required to obtain a quarter or day pass.

bike maintenance studio at the asi craft center

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