Glass Bottles Recycled to Colored Sands

Introduction: Glass Bottles Recycled to Colored Sands

About: You may recognize Dan and Denise Rojas from their appearances in various made for tv movies and national commercials. As the hosts of Green Power Science, they share Fresnel lens and alternative energy ideas...

This is an easy DIY glass crusher that will give you a great upper body workout and produces beautiful colored sand that can be used for planters or glass melting with a large Fresnel Lens.

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    4 Discussions

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    heathbar64
    heathbar64

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Great idea! all but the exercise part. I guess I would try to motorize the operation.

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Very interesting, Dan.

    Can you make sandpaper with that ground glass?

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    EmcySquare
    EmcySquare

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    WOW !! great idea !!
    But you need to figure out the right size of the grain and glue to the paper with the right type of glue... and make it smooth and even without any clusters...

    Another idea: why not try to make some polishing compound? you could mix it to some sort of paste like... toothpaste? and then use it to brush things and make them shiny, mabe even mirror-finish !