To live sustainably means also: to tinker sustainable and not to separate us from used objects too quickly, but to give it a second chance. As is the case with a glass bottle, for example, which becomes a bottle lamp. And with that we really mean all kinds of bottles – small and large, made of beer or wine, transparent or matt, in color…
To build a lamp out of the bottle itself sounds too complicated, but it is not. On the contrary. With the right tools and materials, you can create an original DIY bottle lamp. It is cheap and child-friendly. Try it by yourself!
Create original bottle lamp yourself
In our picture gallery you will find plenty of inspiration and inspiration. In addition, you can see how you can cut a glass bottle right and simple at the bottom of the video. Did you know that there is not just one, but several variants to cut a bottle of glass. And which? They find out here ,
We also list the materials and tools you need to build a glass bottle lamp.
Glass bottle easy to cut – a video:
In principle, you need:
- one Glass bottles Schneider
- a flat-nose pliers
- ice cold water
- hot water
- water resistant abrasive paper
- a diamond grinding block
- two large, shatter-proof shells
- a lamp holder with lamp cable
- a light bulb
- and of course an empty glass bottle
Find a special glass bottle cutter
General work steps for the DIY bottle lamp
First of all, you should cut the clean, empty bottle precisely using the glass cutter in the lower part. Then fill the two bowls each with ice cold and hot water and immerse the already cut bottle one after the other into the one and the other bowl. The large temperature difference causes the complete breakage of the glass in a few seconds and you get the desired glass part.
Cut the glass bottles first
The more precise you cut, the more evenly the fracture becomes
The edges of the edges should be carefully grinded first with the sanding pad and then with a piece of sandpaper, so that the bottle lamp is then secure against injury. The actual lampshade is thus also finished.
Carefully smooth the edges of the edges
Basically, the construction of a bottle lamp is similar to that of the simple one DIY lamp , All you need is to thread the lamp holder with the cable through the bottle neck, and insert a light bulb. Voilà!
In this way, you can build as many and different bottles of glass bottles yourself. As you have seen, it is quite simple and fast. An additional advantage: DIY lamps from glass bottles are quite cheap and environmentally friendly. They also give you a sense of satisfaction that goes hand in hand with the original DIY look.
Original chandelier from wine bottles
Instead of throwing away all the empty wine or beer bottles in old glass containers, you can turn them into beautiful DIY lamps. To build an original bottle lamp yourself is a relatively easy and fast matter. Depending on your needs and desires, you can create not only pendant lights, but also table lamps and even entire chandeliers. Revive your upcycling spirit and give glass bottles of every kind a new chance to serve you faithfully and beautify your living room.
A lot of fun and a lot of fun!
Build modern table lights
Vintage Hanging lamp from beer bottle
Outdoor outdoor pendant lights made of glass
Flashlights with elegant design
Effective bottle lamps without cutting
Retro chandelier from crystal bottles
Innovative lamp design from wine bottle
Transparent wine bottles are turned into hanging lights on the balcony
Depending on the cut, you can create a different lamp design
Belly glass bottles and larger light bulbs for a WOW effect
If desired, you can leave the glass bottles with the original labels
Or cut the bottles in different lengths
Even small wind lights fit into the bottle lamps themselves
Single bottle lamp with nostalgic touch
Hanging lamps from glass bottles are simply outstanding in every room
A wooden board or pallet as well as metal chains are particularly recommended
Put on original upcycling ideas for bottle lamps!