Instructables: exploring - living - glass - featured Wed, 27 May 2015 11:38:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beer Buds Softball Trophy
Beer Buds Softball Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> DawnN2 Have a great season but didn't quite make the playoffs? Celebrate your team's spirited effort and surprise them with these fun, unique trophies. Materials needed bottle of beer scrap piece of metal (like metal flashing) tin snips file hole punch/awl mallet or leather jeweler's hammer template ...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 19:02:10 PDT
Penny jar
Penny jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may Looking for a neat way to get rid of all your obsolete pennies, and get a unique change jar or vase out of it. Here's your answer, the penny jar! Materials you will need For this project you will need a jar or vase, lots of pennies and of course a hot glue gun and glue. Starting strip First w...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 17:58:27 PDT
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men!
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may In this project we shall be ustilizing sawdust as man glitter!Let's transform some plain boring glass jars into some sawdust decor which would go great with that rustic farm house style theme. Gather your materials You will need something to Glitterfy in a manly way, for this I chose these glass ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 22:33:46 PDT
Classy Warrior Jewelry
Classy Warrior Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia Serial killers and warriors have been known to collect body parts from their victims. Hair, teeth, and nail clippings might serve as a suitable trophy. What if the killer wasn't at war or on the run? What if they were classy and beautiful? I certainly wouldn't advocate killing anyone to make these, ...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:52:36 PDT
Stained Glass Necklace – No Soldering!
Stained Glass Necklace – No Soldering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cheapdiyproject Use silver clay and copper foil tape to make this beautiful necklace without soldering!Years ago, I briefly explored stained glass making as a hobby. I would cut colorful glass pieces with cutters, grind the edges smooth, and solder the pieces into a finished pane of glass. My fingers were covered i...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:49:28 PDT
Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament
Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> zaphodd42 I taught myself stained glass a few years ago. After becoming familiar with soldering techniques and making a few two dimensional panels and windows, I sought to create an interesting three dimensional project. These twelve point stars not only include an element of geometry, but have a truly eleg...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:03 PST
5 things to make from Bottles
5 things to make from Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture What to do with all those empty bottles?Why not try bottle cutting!In this instructable we are looking at 5 things you can make from empty glass bottles. Drinking glass Ashtray Vase Candle Holder Egg CupThere are different techniques to cut the bottles.I personally do it this way.I score the li...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:51:04 PST
Molten Glass & Porcelain Pendant
Molten Glass & Porcelain Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design What makes these beautiful pendants extra special is a crystalline lake of glass in the center of each one. These pendants can be as varied as you want to make them by experimenting with size, shape, colors and type of glass. They are smooth and wonderful to the touch and make excellent gifts. Wha...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:12:29 PST
Wine Bottle and glasses Holder
Wine Bottle and glasses Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging This is a great project for any wine or champaige conisure. This is a bottle and glass holder and carrier. It is made out of a piece of wood. I added stain to mine to make it look nice. This is cool cause you can carry four glasses and a bottle with one hand. Also it looks cool sitting on a counter...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:04:38 PST
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks!
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> AustinLLS Of course browsing dollar stores isn't entirely new to many Instructables users - but maybe you have never entered to one of these budget friendly places for supplies. This is the Instructable for you!Did you see something on Instructables or Pinterest you wanted to try yourself?Did you want to exp...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:29:13 PST
Molecule Wine Glass Charms
Molecule Wine Glass Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhutchison Used these charms to identify your glass at a party.The designs were etched with a wood burner and are representations of molecules to do with drinks:SugarWaterEthanolCitric AcidGlassCarbon DioxideI took a little bit of artistic licence with the glass molecule because of its crystalline structure. I...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:41:39 PST
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass)
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass) - More DIY How To Projects]]> hockeybbot What is that? You have a bunch of friends coming over and no drinking glasses? Do you have any sodas or beer? Assuming you do not realize your friends can drink straight from those, lets make you a new glass.Be warned, this is not a strong glass. It is a cool glass though :D What You Will Need ...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:50:50 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank
Jam Jar Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> smori This piggy bank is meant to look like a real strawberry jam jar so that you can hide your money in plain site. It's perfect for when you need a little extra cash in a 'jam'! Gather Your Materials You will need: jar with a lid red tissue papercardboardMod Podge or another glue that will dry clear...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Tabasco Bottle Shot Glass
Tabasco Bottle Shot Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster Make a shot glass from an empty Tabasco bottle!This is a relatively easy project, and only requires a few simple tools to complete. This is the first time I've ever attempted to cut a glass bottle into two parts, and I was surprised by how easy it was. Unfortunately I didn't get a completely perfect...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 22:58:13 PST
Fun & Easy Jewelry
Fun & Easy Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha About a year ago I started learning to make my own jewelry. It's incredibly easy and I need something to go with a specific outfit or for a specific purpose, I can whip it up in a flash. From start to finish it only takes a couple of hours (because of drying times). It's also a lot of fun, makes gre...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:06:58 PST
Building Skyrim Armor
Building Skyrim Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZombTech In this Instructable I shall teach you the way of foam smithing yourself some epic skyrim steel armor and a nifty iron helmet. I know its not as cool as daedric armor, but lets be honest that stuff is so main stream anyways haha. Well lets get to building now shall we!?What you will need: • Eva foam...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:10:29 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a sea glass mosaic bowl that I made as a Christmas gift.Supplies Bowl (This one was painted at a paint your own pottery studio)Sea glassGlue (hot glue or guerrilla glue)Grout (unsanded works best, but I used sanded for this piece) or plaster of parisSpongeHigh Gloss Stone/Tile...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:49:48 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Mason Jar Pincushions!
Mason Jar Pincushions! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Mason Jar Pincushions!Make an adorable and totally functional pincushion jar!Perfect for filling with all kinds of sewing paraphernalia! Supplies! You will need:Ball Mason Jars...1/2 pint size Elite collection...wide mouth!They are so cute because they are so squatty!Best place I found to buy the...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:50:40 PST
Easy Custom Beer Mug
Easy Custom Beer Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuzukiDHP Great Gift! and super easy!!!Materials Neededexacto knife popsicle stickslatex glovespainters tapevinyl Armour EtchAlcoholBeer MugPrinter Prep your Glass Clean surface off with the rubbing alcohol. Create your stencil Print off what you want to etch, then cut it out. Cut out a piece of vinyl s...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:13:46 PST
Artful Fences
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> Beetlesmart I like to enjoy beauty in everyday things. My family spends a lot of time in our backyard and recently I found myself looking at my drab fence. I was sitting in a patio chair with a blue glass bottled water; the sun was shining through it and it gave me an idea. Bits of glass lit up by the sun wo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres - More DIY How To Projects]]> JayTimeTV The goal was to make 90 centerpieces that would contain these amazing grow spheres that would be centerpieces for a cocktail-esque fundraiser event. Find a good fit Pick out a groovy piece of glassware to display your spheres. Roughly 90-100 jumbo grow spheres fit nicely into one of our large ma...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbridwell Bake Cupcakes And Cool I just used a box cake and icing! You can do home made if you prefer! Go by directions on box! To keep cupcakes moist it is vital to time your cupcakes! Toothpick test is good to go by! Stick toothpick in center, if it comes out clean, the cupcakes are done! As soon as you...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:53:24 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains
Milky window - makeshift curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> spunk When you live on a students budget you want to spend as little as possible on rent. In Germany the concept of dormitory isn't as common as in the US, most students here live in the city center in "shared apartment communities". That's how I lived the last few years and I'm pretty happy with my housi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Sandblasting Glass
Sandblasting Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> heypatima Sandblasting glass is fun and easy! It's a great way to repurpose old bottles to use around the house. Materials needed:- Clean and dry glass bottles, vases, or drinking glasses- Masking tape (a variety of widths)- Exacto knife- Cutting board- Straight edge- Sandblaster- Your design! Setting Up Yo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:01 PDT
Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster)
Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> twimh Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster)Proyecto sencillo para evitar rayones en el barniz de las mesas y darle un toque especial a nuestras reuniones. Materiales -MDF 3mm ( 1/8") de 12 cm X 50 cm -Aerosol transparente o dependiendo del color que elijas para tus piezas-Lijas de No 220 y 420 ( o lija mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:19:58 PDT
Mosaic Stairs
Mosaic Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carebearmom Do you want to make your staircase a focal point in your home? Are your basement stairs lacking luster and you don't want to pour money into a new type of wood? Well a cheap and easy solution is to mosaic your stairs! The greatest cost of the project is time! The rest of the cost depends on what...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:49:59 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis This is the first part of series (hopefully) of Instructables where I will show how to upcycle things to the maximum. I'm going to start with something simple - a glass bottle.Probably many of us have tried making a glass from a wine bottle and threw out the left over part of the bottle. I was doing...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
Keepsake jar with secret messages
Keepsake jar with secret messages - More DIY How To Projects]]> kamadesign Make a wonderful gift for the weddingcouple to treasure for years to come. The idea is to let the guests at the wedding write a word which describes what they wish the happy couple for the future. Words like "happiness", "passion" and "adventures" are written down on a piece of paper, put in a small...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:58:58 PDT
How to Remove Soap Scum
How to Remove Soap Scum - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan We've all seen it. The unseemly hard water and soap scum nastiness that not only leaves glass and tile looking dingy and lackluster, but also uninviting. Sure, there are a ton of products that promise to rid the layers of deposit plaguing your bathroom with loads of harsh chemicals, but as it alway...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:58:01 PDT
EASY DIY Mr & Mrs Etched Glasses
EASY DIY Mr & Mrs Etched Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adambowker98 **Please vote for this Instructable in the Handmade Gifts Contest!**Mr. & Mrs. etched drinking glasses are a great decoration for any wedding! The method of glass etching in this tutorial can be applied to any kind of glass; make Mr. & Mrs. wine glasses, champagne glasses, or anything you want!Befor...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 17:28:29 PDT
How to make jewelry using cardboard and superglue
How to make jewelry using cardboard and superglue - More DIY How To Projects]]> emtsevilla in a nutshell: here we're going to try to make jewelry and stuff by building it with cardboard and superglue, sanding it down, and then varnishing it to strengthen and waterproof it.i started doing this mainly because i wanted to make pretty elaborate-looking pendants and stuff but i didn't have acc...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 08:51:43 PDT
Hidden Message Egg (wine glass magnifying lens)
Hidden Message Egg (wine glass magnifying lens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fikjast Scott For many years my family makes and displays Easter eggs. I try to do something different every year. This year I wanted to combine a hidden message inside the egg; readable with an attached homemade glass magnifying lens. I got the idea from micro-pictures put inside walking canes, rings, lo...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:16:06 PDT
Marble and Metal Pendant Necklace (3 versions)
Marble and Metal Pendant Necklace (3 versions) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fikjast Scott First - let’s say I have collecting issues with marbles. I have bags and bags of marbles – buckets and buckets of marbles. I have marbles everywhere, I love marbles – there, I have said it. I wanted to share some of my marble and metal pendants; three versions 1. The bottle cap style 2. The sun...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:39:27 PDT
DIY Sea Glass
DIY Sea Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart There's something mystic about sea glass. Created by men, transported by currents, sculpted by waves. It shows us that nothing is ever built to last forever. Concepts may survive, objects don't. Sea glass shows us also that even at the end of their life, things can be beautiful. Sea glass is a meta...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:57:39 PDT
Fruit Glass Window
Fruit Glass Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimamonsta Have you ever looked at a slice of fruit and been stunned at how absolutely gorgeous your food can be?Well if the answer is yes then this is the Instructable for you. With the help of mother nature, l will show you how to take fruits and vegetables and turn them into pieces of art. I suppose I sho...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Photo-Pebbles..Easy as D-I-Y!
Photo-Pebbles..Easy as D-I-Y! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kitstart These Cute Glass pebbles are the perfect no-reason-but-just-'cause gift! I wanted to give my mom something that had siblings and I as kids (Mothers Day Gift, Anyone?). These are Super easy so lets get started! What You Need: Supplies:Floral Glass Pebbles (The Less Shiny, the better)Mod-P...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:47 PDT
Pac Man Fish Tank
Pac Man Fish Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj A Pac-man themed fish tank constructed with glass. The design is based on Pac-man for android devices. you can see the screenshot of the same here. Materials and Tools Required Materials Required Glass 5 mm 2 pieces of 10" x 12"  (for the front and back walls of tank) 2 pieces of 10" x...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:29:49 PDT
Simple Sea Glass Curtain
Simple Sea Glass Curtain - More DIY How To Projects]]> Katusha I love colored glass in the sunlight.  I originally wanted to make a rustic beaded curtain for my bathroom, but it was difficult to find inexpensive glass beads with holes large enough to string jute through.  On my search, I came across a little craft pack of sea glass and decided to make do. For a...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:00:34 PDT
Gold Glasses for St. Patricks Day!
Gold Glasses for St. Patricks Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kitstart With a St.Patricks Day party around the corner, I was looking for Creative (and NOT TACKY) Crafts to lighten up my party. I decided to create my own Glitter Glasses to serve drinks in. Heres a fun, quick Tutorial to help you do the same! A little touch of gold to brighten up your day! What y...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:20:55 PDT
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson I like good food and bad puns. Since I've been doing some work engraving glass, and Pi Day is coming up, I thought it would be fun to make some etched pie pans that feature the letter Pi. They are even PYREX brand pans. Get it? Pi-Rex? Enough with the bad puns, let's make some fun etched glass Pi p...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:00:48 PDT
Glass Painting
Glass Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> gbeckett Looking for a new, creative craft? You may want to try glass painting. Much simpler then stained glass, glass painting creates an equally beautiful piece of artwork. It can look fairly similar to stained glass yet it has its own original style. It’s an excellent craft for people of all ages and can ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:31:10 PST
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> antagonizer This is another of my proprietary processes that, up until now, I've pretty much kept to myself. I've used the Paasche air eraser for many years, and with most people using chemicals, I've turned it into a bit of a small business. I'll add a bit of an overview video at the end of this instructable s...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:12:20 PST
How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass
How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pickledkitty In this Instructable, I will show you how to setup a Vitrigraph (Vitri= glass, graph=write, to write with glass). This technique is a fun way to manipulate glass that doesn’t use a torch or crucible to melt it. The results can be used in glass fusing, glass bead making, or any other way that might b...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:22:41 PDT
DIY: Etched typography glasses
DIY: Etched typography glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods Good typefaces are art — fabulous, ready-made graphic art at your fingertips. Etching on glass is one of my favorite ways to showcase beautiful type. It may seem daunting to think of burning graphics onto glass, but you’ll be surprised at how easy it is! What you’ll need: Frisket film or adhe...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:24:14 PST
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> B_Free INTRO: Every year each member our family gives each other a new Christmas ornament. This year I wanted to try giving something a little more personal than the typical store bought ornaments. After flipping through several pages on Pinterest I was inspired to make this little snow diorama in a glas...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design I make a lot of bracelets. When I was choosing one to use for an instructable, I decided to go basic, but versatile. Here are the directions to string a simple beaded bracelet with a clasp. Once you have the technique down, they're pretty easy and you can make tons of variations. Have fun! What Yo...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:11:12 PST
Concrete Christmas Tree
Concrete Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHENG Concrete This concrete christmas tree is made using the same foam forming approach as the Concrete STOP. Materials + Supplies: Foam Plastic Liners Base Board Spray Adhesive Rubber Gloves Tools: Something to Cut Foam Sandpaper 100% Silicone Caulk CHENG Corner and Seam S...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:50:08 PST
Copper wire wrapped pendant
Copper wire wrapped pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> ConnemaraBlue This pendant is made with a fused glass teardrop shaped piece, but you could also use a stone or other items of varying sizes and shapes. The following technique is easily adapted to suit your requirements. No expensive equipment required. Tools and Materials Materials: glass or stone drop ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:16:04 PST
Swarovski champagne glass
Swarovski champagne glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> Flecks This is a very fancy set of champagne glasses, made by me. I did unfortunately not take too many pictures while making this, but i will try to explain as good as possible.  The reason i made this set of toasting flutes (as i believe they are called), is because when my girlfriend and i were in Aus...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:41:53 PDT