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easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again]

easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts, also like the basic idea to use for marking / cutting larger cylinders

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Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on Make: (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses …

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How to Make Wine Bottle Wind Chime, from wikiHow.com

This is how I cutt bottles. I built this jig to make a clean and straight scar perpendicular to the bottle's vertical axis. The threaded rod and nuts allow the glass cutter to be adjusted to cut different bottle lengths. After marking the scar, I pour boiling water on it and then I plunge the bottle into icy water. Sudden temperature change makes the bottle to split in two leaving a perfect cut. Then I smooth the glass edges with fine grit sand paper.

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easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again]

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