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    Glasses made from empty bottles

    Came across this Etsy store that makes "Recycled glasses from
    wine, beer, soda and liquor bottles" (tho' a better description
    might be "glasses from recycled bottles".) The vodka examples
    shown look quite nice and have me checking out my stash to
    see what bourbon bottles might make nice glassware.
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Pretty cool....

    The BTAC bottles would make great rocks glasses.....
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Here is a virtural rendering...
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Quote Originally Posted by birdman1099 View Post
    Here is a virtural rendering...
    You'd probably lose the paper label, even if not in production, but the first time you washed them.
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Quote Originally Posted by barturtle View Post
    You'd probably lose the paper label, even if not in production, but the first time you washed them.

    Man, what a stickler....
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    I'm surprised you didn't mention the fact that the glass would be clear, not brown.... but my response would be..... "Its a picture of one of my big pours...."
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    I saw a kit for this.

    Its a frame with rollers and glass cutter.

    It has a candle to heat the score line and then you put ice on it.

    Has some sort of polishing (diamond dust) powder.

    I think it was about $30.

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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Quote Originally Posted by pepcycle View Post
    I saw a kit for this.

    Its a frame with rollers and glass cutter.
    It has a candle to heat the score line and then you put ice on it.
    Has some sort of polishing (diamond dust) powder.
    I think it was about $30.
    These were quite the popular thing in the mid 70's, sold on late-night TV along with cloth glue, Ginsu knives and clothing-stud kits,

    I even owned one at one time. They require a bit of practice and lots of patience, and don't always work quite right, but make really cool glasses when you do get it all right.
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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Quote Originally Posted by MarkEdwards View Post
    These were quite the popular thing in the mid 70's, sold on late-night TV along with cloth glue, Ginsu knives and clothing-stud kits,

    I even owned one at one time. They require a bit of practice and lots of patience, and don't always work quite right, but make really cool glasses when you do get it all right.

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    Re: Glasses made from empty bottles

    Quote Originally Posted by birdman1099 View Post
    Pretty cool....

    The BTAC bottles would make great rocks glasses.....
    IIRC, Tony (ACDetroit) was thinking about doing this a while back. Joe
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