Making glasses out of beer bottles


If you’ve ever been curious on making glasses out of beer bottles, in this post we’ll show you multiple ways to do it. There are multiple approaches that require different techniques, tools, and hability. Down bellow, we will show the different methods

Disclaimer: every method shown below should be carefully made by an adult with safety gloves and glasses.

Vidrillete Studio

Difficulty: easy. Tools required: Vidrillete Studio, sandpaper stone. Time: 1 to 3 minutes. Finish: high.

  • Clean the bear bottle, dry it and remove any label.
  • Place the empty bottle inside the Vidrillete Studio.
  • Turn on the Vidrillete Studio.
  • Spin the bottle 60 seconds until you hear the “crack”.
  • Take out the two pieces and smooth the cut with sandpaper.

Sewing thread

Difficulty: medium. Tools required: sewing thread, cold water, 70-degree alcohol, lighter or match, water sandpaper. Time: 5 to 10 minutes. Finish: poor.

  • Empty the bottle.
  • Roll the bottle with a sewing thread about 10 or 12 turns.
  • Carefully soak the thread in 70-degree alcohol, trying not to wet the bottle.
  • Carefully light the string with a lighter or match.
  • Once the fire is out, submerge the bottle in cold water.
  • After the crack, take out the bottle of the water.
  • Unwind the thread carefully.
  • With the water sandpaper smooth the cut.

Copper wire

Difficulty: hard. Tools required: copper wire, kitchen burner, heat resistant pincers, cold water, sandpaper. Time: 10 to 20 minutes. Finish: medium.

  • Empty the bottle.
  • Roll the bottle with the copper wire making one complete turn around the bottle and leave a rect line at the end.
  • Take out the copper from the bottle.
  • Grab the copper with the pincers by the rect line and put it to the kitchen burner on at maximum. Leave it there until few seconds after the copper starts to change color.
  • Put the hot copper in the bottle and leave it the there for 10 seconds.
  • Take out the copper of the bottle.
  • Submerge the bottle on cold water.
  • After the crack, take out the bottle of the water.
  • With the sandpaper smooth the cut.