This step by step tutorial of how to cut square glass bottle in 3 simple steps. Using recycled empty liquor bottles that can be repurposed into a functional items is what self sufficient homesteaders do…. it is a mindset.
To make a cut square glass bottle, you will need the following materials, sandpaper 80 and 280 grit, hot, and cold water and glass bottles. Also, the following tools will be required. They include glows, kettle, and glass cutter. Follow the steps below to achieve this feat.
Glass Liquor Bottles
Hot and cold water
Sandpaper 80 and 280 grit
Safety glasses and gloves (just in case the bottle breaks)
Plastic Dishwashing Pan
– First and foremost, you will need to make a straight and height line that can be used to make one nice pass with a glass cutter. You can use 2 pieces of scrap wood to do this.
– A regular glass cutter can be used to make one strong pass all around the bottle. Avoid making several passes to get deeper cut, a single cut will do. Else you ruin the project by causing multiple splitting lines.
– Employ the use of physics and thermal stress. Heat glass and make it cool down very quickly. In a bid to crack the cut line, ensure to use cold water to cool it down.
– To make it done faster you could give a light tap on the glass. However, it is recommended that you take your time to repeat the process at rest cut line if you get only a part of glass off.
– For acceptable results, ensure to wet sand the glass by using a 60 grit sandpaper to smoothen the edge.
– If properly done well, you will be left with a nice and glossy surface with no sharp edges.
Now you have your unique vase, big glass for a drink or a small glassware for storing some of your kitchen tools.
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