Instructables: exploring - workshop - bottle - featured Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:18:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Wall Mounted Wine Shelf
Wall Mounted Wine Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattInDetroit In this wine shelf I wanted to utilize metal conduit straps, thinking it would give a unique and interesting look. I wound up finishing the straps with a brass colored paint, and stained the wood... resulting in a different look that my wife and I both agree looks quite beautiful.The directions wil...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:25:59 PST
Lamp With Bottle
Lamp With Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> ade paz ¡¡Sorry for the english translation!!How to make a lamp with your favorite bottles. Materials In this case I will use these materials, but can be changed depending on the bottle and the style you want.You can any type of bottle.1- 1 Small Bottle of 2L or the bottle that we want.2- 1 Tulip (Screen...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:49:21 PST
Wine Rack Tower
Wine Rack Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattInDetroit My attempt at a large custom wine rack. I made a small prototype first to test some of the sizes. I went a little larger with the hole sizes to accommodate a greater variety of bottles sizes. We settled on pine to keep the costs down, but ran the prices for other species. Part of the prototype wa...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 11:25:15 PST
Soda Rope Stripper
Soda Rope Stripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> dr_weidinger Strips of plastic from a soda bottle can be used to lash poles together, and if you hit the lashing with a heat gun, then it shrinks a little bit, making for a super tight hold. Why strips from a soda bottle? Because upcycling material is better than recycling. Additionally, plastic bottles are prac...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:50:22 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks!
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G Someone in the comments of An Unconventional Beer Caddy suggested adding a bottle opener to make it "a complete portable beer station". I thought this was a fantastic idea, so I decided to do something about it. Of course, I could've just bought a bottle opener, but where's the fun in that? I love t...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:58:53 PDT
Lentes reciclables (DIY)
Lentes reciclables (DIY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Manuel190maz En el dia de hoy les voy a enseñar a como hacer unos lentes reciclables con una botella plástica.Estos lentes son muy fáciles de hacer y no cuestan casi nada.Cualquier botella Plástica que ya no estemos usando podemos transformarla en unos maravillosos lentes de protección contra polvo para que poda...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:43:29 PDT
How to Repair a Hose Nozzle
How to Repair a Hose Nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> amjohnny If something is broken, try to repair it before throw it away. It’s not only a thing to save money but also is a thing to help our living environment.My hose nozzle was broken. Its spring was crushed since long time water corrosion. Instead of to buy a new one, I prefer to repair to save it from the...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:53:53 PDT
Bottle Cap American Flag
Bottle Cap American Flag - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheCreativeCollegeKid I have been wanting to do some kind of bottle cap project for a while. So here it is Gather the materials You have to first get enough bottle caps (I did 15 columns with 9 rows in each so I needed 135 bottle caps.) once you get all the caps, it helps to assemble them in the position you are want...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 17:28:34 PDT
LED Heart Light Bulb Lamp for Valentine's Day
LED Heart Light Bulb Lamp for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> techydiy For Valentine's Day this year I have created an led heart in a light bulb lamp. Watch the video! Please subscribe to my YouTube channel! Parts required The parts required for this project are: Clear incandesce...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:32:48 PST
A Great Bending Tool for Solid Material
A Great Bending Tool for Solid Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> ross asselstine I've been making outdoor tables with curved steel legs. The need to bend heavy solid material in a uniform and controlled way resulted in a fairly simple machine that allows for innumerable rates of curvature and chord lengths. The table you see in the image has four main legs that are made of 1/2" ...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:18:44 PST
Glass Cutter by Kreat0r
Glass Cutter by Kreat0r - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kreat0r Hello, a while ago, I saw an Instructable for a glass cutting jig, but it looked a bit limited in the choice of bottles it could cut,and in its stability. so I decided to improve on it.Here is the result. Materials and tools Scrap and leftover wood..a bottle.Glass cutter blade.Jig saw.Electric Dr...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 13:00:58 PST
Drill powered Bottle Opener
Drill powered Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tom Howbridge This was a fun project and very quick to make. Measurements are not critical so have a play around and see what works best ! if you do make it then please send me an email or a message on YouTube I would love to see it ! or comment below under the "I made it " option.Here is the video incase it does...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:35:24 PST
How to Drill a Hole in a Glass Bottle
How to Drill a Hole in a Glass Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, we look at a way to drill a hole in a glass bottle.The procedure is fast, simple and effective.What's needed: Diamond core drill bit Cordless drill Instamorph moldable plastic (optional)Diamond core coated drill bits are great for drilling glass bottles.You will need a...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 17:05:15 PST
Wrench Bottle Opener
Wrench Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leners Today i built a cheap and quick to built bottle opener!I've gotten the idea for this kind of bottle opener from Jimmy Diresta's recent video on 10 DIY bottle openers! Thanks Jimmy! Total cost was about 1$. You can use a wrench you got laying around in one of your dusty drawers. I only own one set of...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 05:37:29 PDT
Bottle Lights
Bottle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> SteveQuinn My wife recently purchased some submersible Led lights with the intention of placing them into an 'empty' Bombay Sapphire Gin bottle.Not being shy of a challenge I set to work acquiring the target bottle!The rest of the Instructable documents how I managed to shoehorn the lights in. Choice of batt...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 14:14:29 PDT
Ladder in a Bottle Trick
Ladder in a Bottle Trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paoson Woodwork In my country, if you're invited to take a liqueur it is quite usual that you would bring in a bottle like this. When I first saw was about 12 years old, and did not hesitate a second to figure out the trick to do it myself. In this case I used a bottle of Jack Daniels, has dimensions and perfect sh...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 06:15:15 PDT
Muffler Splint
Muffler Splint - More DIY How To Projects]]> jprussack How to secure a lose muffler with an aluminum can.It's Simple. In two steps you're car will go from scaring children to humming like an angel.Follow these steps or do a better job by using multiple cans to make a more sturdy splint. I'm three weeks in and the splint is holding up beautifully.Here'...
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 16:10:56 PDT
Wooden keychain bottle opener
Wooden keychain bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> turtle keeper In this Instructables I will show you how to make yourself a wooden keychain bottle opener.This way you will always be able to open your bottle easily because the wooden bottle opener is strapped to your key chain and Is ready to help. Gather materials Items needed wood plank old bottle openerT...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 03:50:43 PDT
Strong Magnetic Bottle Opener
Strong Magnetic Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> KJMagnetics Magnets and beer...what could go wrong? This can be a great little project that will add a restaurant feel to your kitchen or workshop (wherever you prefer to have a cold one). The bottle opener will stick to any ferrous metal surface, like steel or iron, even a fridge door! The strong magnets can h...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:20:43 PDT
Firefighters Bottle Opener
Firefighters Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> desertsniper I built this for a friends fifth year anniversary present. The finished product turned out amazing, they were both extremely happy with it. This instructable can be completed using very basic hand tools and a healthy amount of patience! This is a great present for a firefighter or beer drinker and m...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:00:53 PDT
Glass Engraving | Laser Engraved Whisky Bottle
Glass Engraving | Laser Engraved Whisky Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Trotec Laser Canada For this project, we used a Trotec Speedy 500 and a Speedy 300 flexx machine with a rotary attachment.To complete this project, you will need: Whisky glass bottle or any bottle of your choiceGlass cupsCardboard boxSpray paintEngravers mask Spray paint the cardboard box white Spray paint the box i...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:04:10 PDT
Glass Bottle Cutting Jig
Glass Bottle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Schaf77 This instructable shows the jig I made to cut glass bottles. The method I use is from Jor2daje, here is the link: method uses a torch and something to rotate the bottle while heat is applied. Jor2daje used a lathe which I do not have, so I h...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 20:01:04 PDT
Long Lasting Beer Bottle Tiki Torches
Long Lasting Beer Bottle Tiki Torches - More DIY How To Projects]]> Herman Beerman Man and woman alike have always been drawn to fire. This is why investing a little time and money to make long lasting tiki torches that have some character can be a great addition to anyone's back yard. It can be functional for mood lighting, a mosquito repellant, and a great conversation piece.For...
By: Herman Beerman

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Wed, 13 May 2015 19:37:15 PDT
Nail Bottle Opener
Nail Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbanas I've seen these nail bottle openers online, and thought I would make one. They are super simple, but still very interesting, it can basically be a block of wood and a nail. I also wanted mine to be a little bit smaller and look better. Materials For this project all I used was:- Scrap 1x4- Scrap ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:25:20 PDT
Beer bottle opener pi
Beer bottle opener pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> geq1 If you want a cool gift for a friend who’s into Math, want to be the coolest nerd in the negihbourhood or just want to try metalworking, this is a great project for you. I always wanted to try casting and the Pi/e contest was the perfect opportunity. I decided to make a bottle opener from aluminum. ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:45:21 PDT
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> choopathingy Cutting glass bottles can often be a frustrating task, especially if the score line on the bottle is not perfectly straight. For this reason, I will show you how to make a simple glass bottle cutting jig from scrap wood that is quite versatile when it comes to cutting different sized bottles. My des...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:52:53 PDT
Beer Bottle Candle Holder
Beer Bottle Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G For as long as I can remember my dad has used beer bottles to hold candles. While it looks cool and works pretty well, it's not the safest thing to do. When you add a 10" candle to a 9" tall empty bottle it gets pretty unstable. I decided to make him some candle holders that have the same spirit as ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:05 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster"
Not Your Average "Coaster" - More DIY How To Projects]]> ABCass1 ***UPDATE*** Final Versions are on the bottom HELLO AND WELCOME,First of all I want to give a shout out to mikeasaurus for his helping in this idea from his Coaster bottle opener. Here is a link to his page, , check him out. Well this is not you...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Diesel Punk Wine Rack
Diesel Punk Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robert Chlebowski Here is an easy project to hold bottles of all sorts (Wine, Gin, Vodka etc). This project requires at a minimum 6 hours of time and no tools! - (note, unless things get stubborn, then you may need some WWD40 and a pipe plier.)This rack may end up being a bit of a puzzle, so read the next step thorou...
By: Robert Chlebowski

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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:29:17 PST
Man Cave Bottle Opener
Man Cave Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> solow2ba No man cave is complete without a fashionable bottle opener. This bottle opener features a scroll saw cut football player, wall hanging and a magnetic catch. A simple build with only a few tools and materials. Tools and Materials Tools Needed Scroll SawRouter straight bitdecorative edgingSand P...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:37:29 PST
Bottle Rocket Lamp
Bottle Rocket Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Christian Knuell The bottle rocket lamp is a quite simple project you can finish in one day.Materials: Plywood about 620 x 400 x 15mm (I've used beech plywood)Bottle made of frosted glass (clear glass will not distribute the light evenly) LED spot (don't use incandescent bulbs - they generate too much heat, burn you...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:19:49 PST
Tiki-Torch Bottle Lamp
Tiki-Torch Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture Here is another bottle cutting project. Today we will be making a Tiki-Torch Bottle Lamp.What we need:✓ A main bottle for the lamp✓One or more bottles that are smaller in diameter than the main bottle. These will be used for lampshades/covers.✓A big Jar for the base of the lamp✓Bamboo stick - I ...
By: ShakeTheFuture

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:40:43 PDT
Wine Bottle Table
Wine Bottle Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> fabiola.r.p.3 Hello guys! If you are the kind of people that tend to keep empty bottles here and there and don't know what to do with them after, we thought that this DIY idea would be nice for you since it's not that complicated and all you need is a wooden board of 48" x 32". Some things you'll need! You'll ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:48:04 PDT
A beer for two flames
A beer for two flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi When you wish to decorate a party, or add some interesting features at pub tables, you can use empty beer bottles and a pair of flames. Follow this simple tutorial to understand what I mean. Cut the bottle With an empty beer bottle you can make much more than trash it! If you don't believe me mak...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler)
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Liquor bottle lights
Liquor bottle lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBruzer Instructables send our hackerspace (The Rabbit Hole) a whole bunch of Dremel tools and challenged us to do something creative with them.I decided to make lamps out of liquor bottles. I happen to have a drinking problem (opportunity) ... so liquor empty liquor bottles are abundant where I come from. ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:08 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Catapult Bottle Opener
Catapult Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> keineAhnung Hello,I want to present you my prototype of a bottle opener, which reminds me of some kind of catapult.First of all, here's a video of how it worksIn the video you cant see how far the bottle cap flies, but i can tell you: It flies through the whole room and you might have to search it. And beware: ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:24:36 PDT
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer Gather Your Bottles You will need 12 glass coke bottles for this Instructable, so get drinking.You will also need:Zip tiesLaser cutterBlack acrylic 3mmFairy lightsGlue gun Fire The Laser Cannon Using suitable software draw out 12 pentagons, these will need 2 stitch holes on each side and a jo...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 12:38:53 PDT
the stem lamp
the stem lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi Being able to cut my own empty beer bottles I wished to build something which takes advantage of that nice warm glass colour. A lamp took shape in my brain... The lampshades To see a simple way to cut a glass bottle you can read my previous instructable here. Actually there are many methods and y...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:01:32 PDT
Triangular Pallet Wine Rack for 6 bottles and 4 cups
Triangular Pallet Wine Rack for 6 bottles and 4 cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> foradoescritorio Still on the pallet + wine thing, let's go a little harder. How about a triangular pallet wine rack for 6 bottles and 4 cups? Sounds good right?Time to work.Portuguese version available at by Douglas Schneider.Materials:PalletScrewsWood glueVarnish80 grit sand paper...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 10:42:22 PDT
Liquor Bottle Lamp
Liquor Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables, After I made my Walnut and Aluminum Table Lamp, I decided that I wanted to make something bigger. I came up with a design when I saw an empty vodka bottle in the recycling. In my original design, I wanted to make the base out of round aluminum bar, however I ended up redesign...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 07:21:30 PDT
coaster bottle opener
coaster bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus With Spring here many people are enjoying the the warmer weather, spending more time outside enjoying a cold one on the patio with friends. A common conundrum when entertaining friends is keeping the bottle opener from wandering away; unless you have the bottle opener chained up it's bound to get ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 17:09:39 PDT
Piglet shaped wood burner from an old bottle.
Piglet shaped wood burner from an old bottle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> RuudvandeLooij A gas bottle wood burner, since this instructable I was destined to make one myself. More than a year I'm thinking of this to be a project for me. I got myself the promise of a gas bottle as soon as it was empty. The promised gas bottle however, doesn't want to be emptied, it hasn't been used for ye...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:37:17 PST
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I hate buying things when I can make them myself. A family member wanted a wine bottle holder like this, and I saw an opportunity to make something cool and improve my welding skills. I quite like the idea behind this sort of bottle holder. A chain (something not often associated with holding up an ...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:19:40 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple)
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> snow1434 I would like to share one of my favorite projects how to make a bottle lamp. You do have to invest about $15  for a diamond bit, but the bottle lamps can be made for less than $10 and they make amazing gifts or sold for a profit at craft shows and Etsy shops. Before we start i made this instructable...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
Bottle Cap Brooches
Bottle Cap Brooches - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 First off, I just wanted to say that there are many other great instructables on making similar projects, I just wanted to add mine to the list. I love making little things like this, and these are very easy and cheap to make. The result is a cool little brooch that you can attach anywhere. You can...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 04:57:26 PST
Paw Print Bottle Openers
Paw Print Bottle Openers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina I am a newbie to metal working, and decided to try a simple project to get acquainted with some of the awesome tools we have at the Pier 9 shop (I work here at Instructables, and we have an amazing new shop! Apply to be an AIR and you can use it too!). I made these as christmas gifts for my family w...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 20:50:11 PST
easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again]
easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again] - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi It's interesting to know that you can make a glass from a bottle, engraving a cut all around the circumference and splitting it in two with a few tricks. If you plan to make many glasses and if you wish to obtain a perfect flat cut, you can preferably build your own cutting device. The main advantag...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:28:40 PST