Introduction: How to Make a Cocktail Stirrer Snail

Learn how to make a cool snail out of a cocktail stirrer.

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instruct39 made it! (author)2011-08-14

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!

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pennyf24 made it! (author)2011-03-05

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

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Dream Dragon made it! (author)2010-10-06

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).

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duckythescientist made it! (author)2010-09-25

Yay!!! Now, if I ever start drinking, I'll have something cool to do with the stirrer!

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jonnyboy323 made it! (author)2009-03-31

Well it took two try"s buy I finally got it. Thanks!!!! Awesome Instructable

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paperpope made it! (author)paperpope2009-04-02

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.

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mouthwashninja made it! (author)2009-01-10

That's brilliant! So the plastic curls on itself, just like that?

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paperpope made it! (author)paperpope2009-04-02

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.

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SoapyHollow made it! (author)2009-02-14

Hee! That's wonderful. :)

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secretsoto made it! (author)2008-05-27

that is art

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mmalecky made it! (author)2008-04-25

Now, the next lucky girl to sit next to me at the bar will get a nice little gift. :]

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wowuser3894 made it! (author)2008-03-07

lawls

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yutzwagon made it! (author)2008-02-28

Cute. Very cute. I'll have to try that...

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fancypenguin845 made it! (author)2008-02-08

DOOD!!! this is sooo kool! now i just gotta go buy sum cocktail stirrers!

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Royski made it! (author)2008-01-25

Brilliant. If I go to a restaurant where they have the equipment, I'm going to try it.

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Coulro made it! (author)2008-01-22

very creative, I like, muy macho.

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cubemonkey made it! (author)2008-01-21

That was awesome!

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flowox made it! (author)2008-01-20

that is pretty cool. Now I'll have to find some cocktail stirrers..............LOL

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wellyba made it! (author)2008-01-20

O love it cool music too

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Shifrin made it! (author)2008-01-19

This is really Creative, I'm looking forward to seeing more Instructables like these! Keep it up! -Shifrin

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inquisitive made it! (author)2008-01-17

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!

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WoodWinds made it! (author)2008-01-17

Very cool idea, and the music would make Quentin Tarantino proud.... Do you do blown glass art?

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AlvinMaker made it! (author)2008-01-16

super awesome

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alvincredible made it! (author)2008-01-16

wow that was amazingly simple but it looks so cool

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Deltaforce2555 made it! (author)2008-01-16

How did you come up with this? That is something I have try next time I'm out.

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joejoerowley made it! (author)2008-01-16

Thats really cool!! Cool music too.

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Spl1nt3rC3ll made it! (author)2008-01-16

That is really neat.

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)GorillazMiko2008-01-16

I totally agree, this is pretty awesome. ;-)

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Einsteins Circuitry made it! (author)2008-01-16

Cool! I would never have thought of using that method for the antennas!

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fabianoecjr made it! (author)2008-01-16

pure awesomeness !!!

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Patrik made it! (author)2008-01-16

Genius! How the heck do people come up with these things? :-D

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jonnyboy323 made it! (author)jonnyboy3232008-01-16

Who knows? It's this kind of stuff i look for on this site! Thanks!

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Ushanka made it! (author)2008-01-16

Awesome!

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ningo made it! (author)2008-01-16

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.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)2008-01-16

That's too cool!