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Cannot wait to do this again

Fascinating and really fun! David is a great craftsman and a skilled, inspiring teacher. The vases... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Absolutely wonderful family experience!

My family and I had a fantastic new experience glass blowing with the expert help from David! David... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Ashley T
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Come visit David Jacobson's glassblowing studio in mid-coast Maine, just minutes from Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville and Belfast. There you will watch David make unique, blown glass objects in his newly renovated 200- year-old barn. Also, inquire...more
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210 Choate Rd, Montville, ME 04941-4623
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating and really fun! David is a great craftsman and a skilled, inspiring teacher. The vases we created look professionally made—David made blowing glass accessible and enjoyable to first-timers like us. (And this won’t be our last time.) After class, we drove into nearby Camden...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you! Love that review. I’m so glad you two had such a good time. And thanks for the plug about my AirBnb. It has been working out very well. Stay here at the suite, go downstairs to try your hand at glassblowing, and then...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a fantastic new experience glass blowing with the expert help from David! David was absolutely wonderful and accommodating. He shared his enthusiasm and passion for the pieces and helped us make some beautiful art as well as life long memories!...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you so much, Ashley. What is fun for me is that I enjoyed myself as much as you did. It is hard not to get mesmerized by glass. And I am very happy that this experience will contribute to your life-long memories. All the...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the beautiful glass blowing studios of Murano, Italy, and admired the artistry of Chihuly in Seattle. Our family trip to Camden, ME drew us to try the class offering of David Jacobson in Montville, ME. The beautiful fall drive to his studio would...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Well, thank you so much for your kind words. It was great to work with all of you, and I had an excellent time. You were all fun to work with. I’m glad I made you feel comfortable. Glassblowing is so much fun, isn’t it....More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We lined up a class to learn about glass blowing with David, and it was the highlight of our trip to Maine! He was easy to communicate with beforehand, and he was waiting to meet us when we arrived. He has a beautiful studio to...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

“The highlight of our trip.” It doesn’t get any better than that for me. Thank you so much, Megan. I had a great time time with both of you. And your pieces are on their way to you. I look forward to when your kids...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Loved visiting David at his studio! His glass creations are beautiful and he was so very gracious! Absolutely Love the piece I purchased for myself. It is now permanently displayed in my Living Room. I have also purchased vases as gifts for my daughter and...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you for your review, and visiting my studio. Yep, you picked out some great gifts.Hope you and your husband come back again some time.

Reviewed June 19, 2018

David made this a highlight of our vacation. What a patient and amazing teacher he is. We made a set of Airstream blue glasses for our camper I was so excited about how they turned out. We had never tried this before and now I...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thanks so much for that great review, Cynthia. You two will be the envy of every Airstream gathering anywhere! I had an excellent time , too, and I do hope you return so we can make some more items for you. Have a great rest...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

Set up appointment for me and my husband to do a class with him a week in advance drove two hours to get to the appointment to find out he forgot it and couldn't do it. Did offer a free class if we come back...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

I apologized before and I will do it again, really sorry that happened. This is the first time I have ever forgotten, not that that helps you. And, believe me, I would have been upset, too, if that happened to me. So, my offer stands...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

David was very welcoming when I arrived after giving a call for a tour. His studio has gorgeous modern works alongside what looks like ancient tools he uses to make them. He demonstrated the step by step process of making beautiful glassware, and was patient...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Hi Maura, Thanks for the great review. I'm very glad you enjoyed yourself, and I enjoyed answering your questions, as well. Hope you come back again. Have an excellent summer.

Reviewed February 8, 2018

I've always thought glass blowing was fascinating to watch and wanted to try it. Glass blowing takes years to learn and perfect so I thought my little fantasy would probably never be realized. The beauty of this glass studio is that David does the more...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Sounds like you had as much fun as I did, Ruth! Thanks so much. The pieces you and your daughters made came out beautifully. I do hope you come back soon with your friends. Let me know when.

Reviewed February 7, 2018

How often do you have the chance to work side by side with a master artist!? It was such fun and so inspiring! David Jacobson is a terrific teacher, knowlegeable, organized, and open to the ideas and cretire impulses of his students. I made a...More

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David J, Owner at Jacobson Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thank you, Juliane. I really enjoyed figuring out how to make the glass ‘stone’ with you. I’m so glad you enjoyed yourself. Thank you for the great review. Come back anytime. Best, David

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