Hi Everyone this is my first instructable. Please be gentle.
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We have built two bottle buildings.
One is a small storage building made with a variety of different bottles. The other is a larger building made primarily of wine bottles, with design accents made of old ashtrays, glass floats, candy dishes, glass blocks and Japanese floats, this building was originally built as a small concert space that will seat 50 people plus a small stage. We have also hosted art shows in the space.
This instructable will focus on the building of the walls of bottles. You will be able to incorporate bottles into your own structures or make garden walls with bottles. I will post other instructables that will take you through the building process from start to finish.
Step 1: Materials
Bottles, lots of bottles, in assorted shapes and colors if you would like.
Optional: Heavy weight glass candy dishes and ashtrays, glass block, Japanese floats and other interesting found glass objects.
Type S mortar mix.
Ivory dish detergent
Wood posts, sizes vary depending on your project I used 6X 8 treated posts.
Bolts to connect the treated post size depends on the size of your posts.
Lots of sponges
A mixing bucket or wheelbarrow to mix mortar.
A hoe or shovel for mixing mortar
Medium sized trowels (one for each person laying bottles)
A level (standard or a string level)