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If you enjoy using tables and drinking beer (not necessarily at the same time), this beer bottle table is going to rock your world. Not only does the final product look great, but if built right, will last years and can hold upwards of 200 pounds.
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Step 1: Gathering the Materials

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Materials needed:
Enough empty bottles of your preferred color to make your desired sized table (I used 27 greens)
Strong glue or epoxy (I used Amazing Goop because it was on hand)
Flat surface to make a nice level base upon (I also laid down a sheet of cardboard for glue drips)
Tabletop of some sort, be creative (I used an 18" diameter piece of wood...lame)

A sink with running water and a stopper
Christmas lights
A dog

Step 2: Decision Time/Build the Base

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Now comes the time that you have to decide what you want your table to look like. Now would be an opportune time to rinse out and soak your bottles in the aforementioned sink to remove the labels if you so wish to go down that path. Keeping the labels on does look cool, but if you want to make your table light up (oh yes, more on this later), the labels can get in the way.

Start out by laying out the bottles designated for the base to how you would like them to be arranged in the end. Begin the construction by applying a generous amount of adhesive to one bottle and press it against a second bottle so that the bottoms are nice and flat. Continue assembling the base into whatever shape you desire, but keep in mind that after the first two bottles are together, you will have to continually check that your joints are where they should be. You don't want to finish a row of bottles to find that your straight line has become an 'S.' Allow the base ample time to dry before moving onto the next step.
knexlad2431 year ago
nice work
warkev3 years ago
Im thinking of doing this but adding this
asager1 warkev3 years ago
i like your thinking. i was thinking the same thing haha. i think its a great idea
1975lola4 years ago
great idea thinking of doing this with my own twist to it.Maybe adding light (christmas lights)on the inside of the bottles.. Have it for oustide patio decor maybe a few differnt colors on the differnt levels of bottles.
 Thanks for this instructable! Here's one I made out of some of my favorite beers. It makes a great night stand!
I'm wanting to build a sauna from beer bottles, but I dont know how to put the bottles together. Would concrete work or some sort of glue. Can you give me some ideas. The table looks pretty strong, but would the glue be strong enough for a sauna?
Use clear silicone (silicone 1) from a caulking gun tube. Its the (basically) same adhesive they use to make glass fish aquariums. Silicone sticks to glass VERY well!
hrnielson4 years ago
I'm guessing this could be done with cans also. Would make it stand out more, since glass bottles mostly are transparent.
You would probably have to fill the cans with something other wise they would probably just crumble
zombiefire5 years ago
ElleHart5 years ago
I have a question. I am going to do something like this for my brother-in-law for Christmas with all Bud brands of beer. I want to make it more of a 'pub' style table. How tall is the one you made with the 3 levels?

Thanks and nice job!  :)   Elle
Shagglepuff5 years ago
Wow, great idea. Just watch out for earthquakes...
beauxjones6 years ago
Great Idea. This is my Homage to the best beer in America "Abita Strawberry Harvest"
that looks great, how did you stick the glass table top down without showing glue?
l8nite5 years ago
 Collecting the bottles for a great project like this isn't a problem... just throw a party... but where do I find an engineer like yours ?
claudiapatx6 years ago
I am not trying to be ugly or that a condom wrapper on the ground next to the table ??? Kinda looks like one! Other than that this is a truly cool idea! Especially for your home bar room.
 methinks it to be a part of an amber bock label, especially since the beers in that picture are amber bock....and the "condom wrapper" says amber bock on it...
OK, I see it now! Thank ye!
mg0930mg6 years ago
This is cool. I was thinking about using beer/soda glass bottles, to make a lamp. I may get around to it. I may do this, when we move.