video How To Make A Cocktail Stirrer Snail
Learn how to make a cool snail out of a cocktail stirrer.
instruct394 years ago
i love it! unfortunatly i dont think i have any cocktail stirrers.
ive always been interested in glass work and this seems to be as close as i will get without doing it professionally!
pennyf244 years ago
Hmm.... I'm going to try this one soon that is for sure. I have tons of stirring sticks just kicking around. This seems simple and straightforward to do. Though they are different colours... I hope that it still works. Will post my pics when I get done a few. :D
I once impressed a girl by tying one into a bow using the tea light that was on the table. Never thought to make a animal for her. (I was waiting for a friend who was VERY late).
Yay!!! Now, if I ever start drinking, I'll have something cool to do with the stirrer!
jonnyboy3236 years ago
Well it took two try"s buy I finally got it. Thanks!!!! Awesome Instructable
paperpope (author)  jonnyboy3236 years ago
Good work on the antennas, jonnyboy323 :) I failed to mention this in the video - When heating the snail's belly in order to join it to the base, be careful not to melt the antennas. In the video, you can see that my fingers protect them as I'm holding the snail above the flame.
That's brilliant! So the plastic curls on itself, just like that?
paperpope (author)  mouthwashninja6 years ago
Yes, the plastic curls on itself, but sometimes you need to stop it from deviating off of the spiral and let it cool off for a second.
SoapyHollow6 years ago
Hee! That's wonderful. :)
secretsoto7 years ago
that is art
mmalecky7 years ago
Now, the next lucky girl to sit next to me at the bar will get a nice little gift. :]
wowuser38947 years ago
yutzwagon7 years ago
Cute. Very cute. I'll have to try that...
DOOD!!! this is sooo kool! now i just gotta go buy sum cocktail stirrers!
Royski7 years ago
Brilliant. If I go to a restaurant where they have the equipment, I'm going to try it.
Coulro7 years ago
very creative, I like, muy macho.
cubemonkey7 years ago
That was awesome!
flowox7 years ago
that is pretty cool. Now I'll have to find some cocktail stirrers..............LOL
wellyba7 years ago
O love it cool music too
Shifrin7 years ago
This is really Creative, I'm looking forward to seeing more Instructables like these! Keep it up! -Shifrin
inquisitive7 years ago
Brilliant! I admit to a fascination in melting things all my life to see what they can transform into-this is high on my to do list when I light my next candle. Thanks!
WoodWinds7 years ago
Very cool idea, and the music would make Quentin Tarantino proud.... Do you do blown glass art?
AlvinMaker7 years ago
super awesome
wow that was amazingly simple but it looks so cool
How did you come up with this? That is something I have try next time I'm out.
Thats really cool!! Cool music too.
That is really neat.
I totally agree, this is pretty awesome. ;-)
Cool! I would never have thought of using that method for the antennas!
fabianoecjr7 years ago
pure awesomeness !!!
Patrik7 years ago
Genius! How the heck do people come up with these things? :-D
Who knows? It's this kind of stuff i look for on this site! Thanks!
Ushanka7 years ago
ningo7 years ago
Magnificent. Only trouble is, this is going to seem like a really good idea the next time you are out, having had a few drinks, and see a cocktail stirrer. Mmmmm...the smell of burning plastic and searing flesh.
That's too cool!