Build Your Own Flashlight: Stylish Ideas With A Guaranteed Eye-catching Effect

Editor   October 4, 2017   Comments Off on Build Your Own Flashlight: Stylish Ideas With A Guaranteed Eye-catching Effect

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

original diy bottles of wine bottles

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

glass bottle cutter buy bottle flasks from wine bottles self build

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

glass bottle right cut for bottle lamp self build

The more precise you cut, the more evenly the fracture becomes

glass bottle cutting bottle lamp self making

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

glass bottle with sandpaper grinders

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. VoilĂ !

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

Create colorful bottles of bottles as bottle lamps


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

colorful glass bottles diy idea for table lamps

Vintage Hanging lamp from beer bottle

beer bottle as a bottle lamp

Outdoor outdoor pendant lights made of glass

flashlights made of glass bottles

Flashlights with elegant design

bottle lamp self build from glass bottles

Effective bottle lamps without cutting

bottle lamp self build with gluehbirnen
green bottle lamp made from wine bottle
round chandelier of green glass bottles
chic bottled lamp from wine bottle
wine bottles as bottle lamps on the table

Retro chandelier from crystal bottles

flashlights made of glass bottles

Innovative lamp design from wine bottle

bottle lamp from wine bottle modern

Transparent wine bottles are turned into hanging lights on the balcony

bottle lamp made of wine bottles

Depending on the cut, you can create a different lamp design

bottles of wine bottles

Belly glass bottles and larger light bulbs for a WOW effect

bottle lamps self-build

If desired, you can leave the glass bottles with the original labels

diy chandelier made of glass bottles

Or cut the bottles in different lengths

bottle lamps from wine bottles as a chandelier

Even small wind lights fit into the bottle lamps themselves

bottle lamps from wine bottles hanging lights

Single bottle lamp with nostalgic touch

bottle lamp self-made from beer bottles

Hanging lamps from glass bottles are simply outstanding in every room

building of glass bottles

A wooden board or pallet as well as metal chains are particularly recommended

carcassing of glass bottles with chains
chandelier self-build from wine bottle bottle lamp

Put on original upcycling ideas for bottle lamps!

wine bottle as a bottle lamp with cable and bulb

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