With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share step-by-step photos with text instructions
share one or more photos in one step quickly and easily
share your how-to video
When you're finished with this project, you will have a low-cost accent light made with commonly available materials. The project is simple and produc...
Here's the materials and equipment list:Equipment- Craftsman drill press or equivalent (you can do this project with a hand-held drill, but you'll hav...
This is the most fun part of the project. Find a distinctive wine bottle, and drink responsibly. I chose a 2004 Jailhouse Red Merlot with a picture of...
While the bottle is drying, build your jigs. Although this step may seem unnecessary, it makes a big difference. The idea is to build a base onto whic...
Take the 12-inch piece of wire coat hanger, and bend a 90-degree ell about a quarter-inch long on the end. You'll use this to fish the light string o...
Insert a stopper into the hole in the jig. Do not attempt this without the jig; holding the stopper with your hand will result in injuries! Chuck the...
Take a piece of modeling clay, and work it into a rope approximately 4 inches long. Take the rope of modeling clay, and form it into a ring. This rin...
Examine your wine bottle. Look for a place on the back of the bottle, near the bottom, free of labels. You want to drill the hole through the glass, b...
Chuck the hole saw into the drill press. Place the jig on the drill press table, and place the bottle on the jig. Move the bottle until the diamond h...
Fill the squeeze bottle with tap water. Fill the lubricant reservoir with water from the squeeze bottle. Check for leaks at the edges of the clay rese...
Start the drill press and lower the hole saw until it's just in contact with the bottle surface. This is very important: Don't force the hole saw thro...
Check for cracks in the bottle. If you see cracks, discard the bottle. Remove the modeling clay ring and empty the bottle into the trash; you should s...
Remove the 20-bulb light string from the box, and straighten it out. Plug the light string in to ensure it works, then take the #00 stopper and place ...
When you have inserted the last bulb into the bottle, insert the stopper into the hole in the bottle. The stopper will serve as a grommet and protect ...
Plug the light string in. Start feeding the light string back into the bottle, using the 12 -inch piece of coat hanger to arrange the light string in ...
Reinsert the cork in the bottle, or place the cap on the bottle. Enjoy your new wine-bottle accent light!If your friends are like mine, get ready to m...
Tag files as:
Posted:Dec 29, 2008
Wine Bottle LED Lamp
Wine Bottle Lamp
Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle.... Louise Nevelson Inspired Lamp
Beer Bottle Color Organ
wine bottle bog wood lamp
Wine Bottle Lamp
Make a hanging light out of a wine bottle
4 Easy Steps to Creating a Unique Wine Bottle Lamp
The Bottle-abra Accent Light
Mr. Rig It
Recycled Broken Glass Lamp
Download our new apps for iOS and android!
PDF DownloadsAs a Pro member, you will gain access to download any Instructable in the PDF format.
You also have the ability to customize your PDF download.