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I am trying to make these bottles with Christmas lights in them and keep breaking the bottle and ideas would be great thank you
 
Posts: 342 | Registered: Mar 24, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have a Dremel hand tool and have used it on so much. They do make a glass cutting accessory, but I haven't used it. That big box store that sells Craftsman is a good place to start.
I found a cute craft idea using mason jars, potpourri and battery operated lights down in the jar with the potpourri. I have seen these sold with a small hole drilled in the lid for the electric lights.
Google cutting glass, Youtube videos and Pinterest as not all bottles are made the same. Good luck.


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Posts: 491 | Location: Houston, TX | Registered: Jan 03, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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When I make glass blocks with lights I used a tile drill bit. This should work on a bottle. Also, drill slowly.

Colleen
 
Posts: 937 | Location: kcmo | Registered: Feb 21, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QbHsaiZB-0 try this it is for glass blocks but do it with bottle
 
Posts: 3066 | Location: Riverside,Ca... | Registered: Sep 21, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I use the drill bit like the one in the link Coco Cathy posted. I ordered mine from Harbor Freight. I have drilled blocks and bottles.

Pattyo
 
Posts: 1433 | Location: Dobson, North Carolina | Registered: Oct 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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thank you I went to lowes and got mine just wondering how many times you can use the bit before they get dull
 
Posts: 342 | Registered: Mar 24, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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A Diamond Drill Bit is supposed to work great.
 
Posts: 54 | Location: Louisiana | Registered: Aug 30, 2012Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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A diamond drill bit is the easiest and best. Also, you need water to keep any bit and the glass cool. Don't press too hard on the drill. Let the bit do the work. Too much pressure will cause the glass to break.
 
Posts: 174 | Registered: Jun 17, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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??? Do glass cutting tools work? Just wondering aloud.
 
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nope but the diamond bit for cutting glass and then run water over it as you cut the glass and it works great
 
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