Etching My Beer Bottle Cups

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Introduction: Etching My Beer Bottle Cups

About: Maker, adventurer, aerospace enthusiast. Digital fabrication evangelist.

The epic conclusion to my make-a-beer-bottle-into-cup saga. Here I show how I did some simple chemical etching to give some character to my drinking vessels.

Previously I showed how to cut a glass bottle using a hot water method, and also how to finish/polish the cut edge into a smooth, drinking-friendly lip.
 - https://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-a-Beer-Bottle-with-Hot-Water/
 - https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cup-from-a-Cut-Beer-Bottle/

http://www.winstonmoy.com/2013/02/glass-etching-mini-project-next-level-beer-bottle-cup/

Music Used:
Angels (Manila Killa Remix) - The  XX @https://soundcloud.com/manilakillamusic/angels-manila-killa-remix-the
Kinetic 2 - Audio Network

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    Is it just me or does the etching get more noticeable as it dries?

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    It does. Water fills in the microscopic imperfections that scatter light and create the frosted glass effect.