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Project by ptofimpact posted 419 days ago 664 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lamp from Makers Mark Whiskey bottle. Base is Basswood, routed edges, latex paint.

-- Pete in NC





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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 417 days ago

Looks good, creative reuse of the wine bottle. Like to see it lighted.

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FaTToaD

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#2 posted 415 days ago

Looks great! I’ve been thinking about doing this with some “fancy” wine bottles. How hard was it to drill the hole in the bottom of the bottle?

-- David

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#3 posted 415 days ago

FaTToaD, Thanks, I bought 2 glass bits on Ebay, the ones that cut out a circle, not the spade type, put the bottle in wood vise with foam around it, held a damp sponge on the bit as I drilled. Went slow, took about 5-10 minutes, wasn’t too bad, wore protective glasses. Held the bit on an angle to start, then gradually lifted it flat on bottle bottom.

-- Pete in NC

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