View Full Version : GH + furnace + marver + yoke + bench for sale

George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:00 PM
The "going our separate ways" special, abridged version:

- 6KW / 80lb wire melter + crucible, thermocouple, Auber ramp/soak controller, rolling door. Needs new elements. SOLD.

- 16" GH, 2800 IFB, built per Hub Consolidated plans in Glass Notes. w/ rolling yoke + 4' track, 10"/6"/1" doors, variable speed blower, Gibberson burner head, 1" solenoid shutoff valve. $2200

- Large bench w/ cherry seat, detached table, height adjustable. $1200

- 45.5" x 26.5" x 3/4" thick marver on 4" steel casters. SOLD.

- 6 Spiral Arts pipes, 2 counterweighted SA punties, 6 bit punties. Priced per, see below.

All items FOB Detroit, Mich 48201. See below for pictures + measurements + details; all questions gladly answered: (313) 831-9060 / george@georgevidas.com

George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:07 PM
6KW wire melter, designed to fit 80lb (14") High Temp crucible. Walls are 2.5" of 2800" IFB with grooves, 4" of 2300 fiber, 4" Roxul mineral wool, with galvanized steel + angle iron frame. Crown is 3" of Kastolite 30. Sill / retention ring separates elements from pot chamber, Kastolite in the back, Mizzou for the sill. Floor is 3" of Taycor + 4.5" of 2300 IFB + 5" of Pete's block insulation (vermiculite + cement + clay), with 4 adjustable levelling feet.

Crucible has gone to temp twice, each time gently ramped both up and down.

12" type S thermocouple, alumina sheath, + 25' of extension wire. Auber Controller, 60A mercury switch with door trigger, 40A SSR.


George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:15 PM
16" bespoke glory hole, per Hub Consolidated plans in Glass Notes. 2800 IFB, backed with 3" of bulk fiber. Doors, back wall, retention ring, burner block out of Kastolite 30. Gibberson burner, variable speed blower + controller from Ward; 1" solenoid shutoff valve rated for NG. Only has about 200 hours on it.

Floor to hole center: 35" +/- several inches of adjustment; each leg has a 1" nut + bolt for levelling.
Retention ring, ID: 16"
Inside of retention ring to back wall: 26"
GH Inside diameter: 20"
Doors: 10", 6", + 1" warmup door

Yoke has heavy duty V-groove casters on a 4' angle iron frame, stainless steel ball transfers, 360 top pivot, height adjustable +/- ~6"

GH barrel is not welded to frame.

Asking $2200, with yoke & track & blower & burner.

George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:19 PM
This bench was sort of a labor of love: rest your laurels on 33" x 15.5" x 1" of solid Michigan cherry.

Bench rails, usable length: 25"
Rail width, outside to outside: 34"
33 1/4" floor to top of rail, height adjustable.
26" seat to floor.
Heat shield.

20" x 22" detached table w/ plywood top, 23 1/2" tall
With MAPP gas receptacle, tool holders, lower shelf.

Asking $1200.

George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:23 PM
45.5" x 26.5" x 3/4" marver. Top is hot rolled steel, held on with tapped holes.

Frame is 2" angle iron, painted. 4" steel swivel casters, 2 of which lock in place. Bottom shelf is an aluminum/plywood laminate, which as you can see holds up relatively well to a dribble of hot glass.


George Vidas
07-16-2013, 06:33 PM
All pipes and counterweighted punties are chromoly Spiral Arts with metal mouthpieces. The bit punties are solid stainless.

XL Standard pipe, 13/16" diameter: $160
XL Standard pipe, 13/16", need to be straightened: $130

Workhorse pipe, 3/4" diameter, needs to be straightened: $125

13/16" counterweighted punty, $145

Stainless steel bit punties, 3x 3/8" diameter, 3x 5/16" diameter: $10/ea

2x Large cup pipe, 11/16" diameter, SOLD

Standard cup pipe, 5/8" diameter, SOLD

1/2 counterweighted punty, SOLD

Some other odds & ends:
- Kevlar gauntlets + cover mitts, gently used: $50
- Half a roll of 2300 fiber: $30
- Second Auber ramp/soak controller, wired in panel, + mercury switch and SSR (like furnace controller as above, except in slightly more cramped but stainless steel panel, currently used to control a ceramics kiln for annealing): $300

David Jacobson
07-16-2013, 07:04 PM
I'm interested. Got an annealer?

George Vidas
07-16-2013, 07:54 PM
Kind of. We were using a tiny old ceramics kiln, controlled by an Auber with 40A SSR + 40A mercury switch. 6" K-type thermocouple, alumina sheath. It's listed at the bottom of the pipes post, asking $300. If someone wants it, the tiny old ceramics kiln could be thrown in, but it's not really anything to look at. 16" ID, hex kiln, 13.5" floor to ceiling.

David Jacobson
07-17-2013, 04:15 AM
I'll call you today. Probably this afternoon around 5 p.m. my time.

George Vidas
07-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Furnace and marver are sold.

The 3 cup pipes and small counterweighted punty are sold.

George Vidas
09-01-2013, 02:52 PM
Equipment still available as of 9/1:

GH/yoke/track, now asking $2000

Bench, now asking $1000

Pipes: 2 XL standard pipes, 1 workhorse pipe, 1 XL punty, 6 stainless punties.

Misc: gloves, 1/2 roll of 2300 fiber

Delivery available in the general vicinity of SE Michigan.

George Vidas
09-20-2013, 04:02 PM
GH + misc sold pending payment.

Remaining: bench (willing to shorten for the not-giants out there), pipes: 2 XL standard pipes, 1 workhorse, 13/16 counterweighted punty; 3/4" straight punty.