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Ever felt sad throwing away this stylish looking liquor bottles when they were empty because the missus wants to get rid of "junk"? Ever felt that if only I could make use of this stylish bottle in some way around the house so that I can still keep it. Now, you can convince your wife that I am gonna make a lamp for you with my liquor bottle :)

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a hanging lamp from a whisky bottle.
 
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Step 1: Materials required

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Following is the material that you will require for this project:
1. Whisky/Liquor bottle - 1
2. Glass cutter - 1
3. Medium Grit Sand paper - as required
4. Drilling Machine and bits - small to large
5. Common electrical wire - 2 meters
6. Bulb holder - 1
7. Two pin plug - 1 
8. Screw-in Hook - 1
vonronge2 years ago
You need to warn people. Over time, a high wattage bulb will heat the glass, and if it cools too fast, the glass will crack. Sometimes explode. Seriously.

The glass will not break. A light bulb is made out of glass. It gets hot. It cools down. Very thin glass, which does not break. How is it going to heat up this thick bottle and break it. Have you ever tried to crack a bottle using heat and cooling it? It is hard to get it to crack at all, even with a deep score line. Go ahead and try to break it. Buy a 100 watt bulb and give your best effort to break the bottle putting it in direct contact with the bottle, heating it as hot as you can and then turning it off. I will be impressed if you get even a hairline fracture.

you could use an LED bulb, they are nice and cool, and endorsed by captain planet.
gparmar1 (author)  vonronge2 years ago
Vonronge, thanks for the tip. I`ve included a precautionary warning.
drmojo2 years ago
i'm just saying... step 1 should be 'Drink the Contents'. Step 2 could be 'Sober up'. Very nice decor for the 'Man Cave'. I did something similar for my little brother's house, he had too many bottles around.
gparmar1 (author)  drmojo2 years ago
Ha Ha Ha!
This looks beautiful :). Thanks for sharing.
gparmar1 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya2 years ago
Tarun, you are most welcome.