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These lights bring a nice warm light to your outdoor living area. Terra cotta is a durable material that can withstand the elemets and it still adds a relaxed garden feel to your evironment.
 
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Step 2: Draw your Design

Once you have chosen your design, draw it or trace it on the outside surface of the terra cotta pot.

NOTE:  the bottom of the flower pot is now the top.

Step 3: Cut 'n Grind

Now using the tile cutting bit and your dremel, start the cut by grinding into the pot at a 45ish degree angle, once you have cut through the wall of the pot, continue on cutting out your design, keeping the dremel at a 90 degree angle.

Once your pattern is all cut out, then use the grinding stone bit to smooth the edges of your cuts.

Step 4: Oooooo ahhhhh

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Now, place the small candle in the middle of the saucer and then cover it with the inverted terra cotta pot.

Step back and admire your work,
good job
mary candy3 years ago
cool ;)
boston09 (author)  mary candy3 years ago
thaank you
l8nite3 years ago
what a cool idea ! these would also make great faux jackolanterns
Doddity3 years ago
Yea that's definitely a storm-trooper helmet
boston09 (author)  Doddity3 years ago
you got that right my man
mikeasaurus3 years ago
Looks like it creates nice ambiance.

Is it just me, or does the pattern resemble a stormtrooper helmet?