MAKE A FESTIVE LIGHT DISPLAY Feed a 50-light string (get the kind with just one plug) into a hole drilled in a bottle's side. We used a ¾-inch tile bit, then enlarged and smoothed the hole with a conical grinding stone. If u can't cut into glass, use as a vase and have strand come out of top with something decorative like a flower or twigs to distract the eye away from the cord
Using a Dremel tool, I first rough up the sharp cut using a Silicon Carbide conical grinding tip. Oh yeah, wear a dust mask, you don't want to be breathing ground glass! Roughly grind the inside and outside of the edges using the Dremel.
To finish bottle glass: Wear dust mask—don’t breathe glass dust! Placing aluminum tape on inside/outside of rim helps uniformity. Using a Dremel tool carbide conical grinding tip, rough up the sharp cut, and inside and outside of the edges. Continue using drum sanding attachments: 80, 120 then150 grit. If it’s still too rough, sand by hand using 200+ grit. Use a wire wheel on the lip for a shiny silver edge.
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How to make a festive light display with your empty wine bottles. Feed a 50-light string (get the kind with just one plug) into a hole drilled in a bottle's side. We used a ¾-inch tile bit, then enlarged and smoothed the hole with a conical grinding stone.