Modo community member Roger Harris explores his techniques for modeling, texturing and lighting a glass bottle in modo 203. If you are new to modo, this tutorial series should help you learn the basics of the software by taking you all the way through a project. Learn basic mo ...more
Out of a Glass Bottle
This craft is great for Mother's Day! Turn a recycled glass bottle into a beautiful flower vase to give as a gift! You'll need to find a sizeable glass bottle and then gather some colored tissue paper, glue diluted in water, a plastic container, scissors, polyurethane sealant ...more
A trick for cutting a glass bottle. Cut a glass bottle with string. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
This video demonstrates how to break a brick with a glass bottle with out breaking the bottle. Break a brick with a glass bottle. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glass bottle bong at home. First, to do this you will need: a diamond bit, glass bottle, bucket with water and a drill. First, grab your drill and with very light pressure, you want to drill into the glass until you break through it. No ...more
Almost everybody knows this trick, but do you? Just watch this science experiment video that you can do in your own home, in your own kitchen, to see how to suck an egg into a glass bottle and hear a crazy sound. The materials for this experiment are simple: an egg, a glass b ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to draw a glass bottle. To start the bottle, you will draw the outline of the bottle starting with the cap to the base. After this, start to shade in the top and around the sides of the bottle. Small lines will create the effect of the bottle seem ...more
This video shows us how to open a glass bottle with your lighter. To open a bottle using a lighter: Hold around the top of the bottle using your left hand. The key is that the index finger must be around the top of the bottle. Hold the lighter with your right hand and place th ...more
A broken bottle is a very dangerous weapon, and creating one quickly and easily in a combat situation can be the difference between life and death. It's also just kind of fun to break bottles. Whatever your motivation, this video will show you how to break a glass bottle quick ...more
Magic? Camera tricks? Did someone build an egg inside the bottle with tweezers as if it were a ship? Nope. This is way easier. Basic science. As simple as a vacuum. The matches in the bottle burn up the oxygen. This creates a negative pressure environment, or vacuum. Voilà ...more
This video describes the process of cutting a beer bottle in half. First a piece of string is tied around a glass beer bottle to gauge the proper length that the string should be. Next, excess string is cut off and the tied string loop is slid up and off of the bottle. Next, t ...more
We've all seen the classic tornado-in-a-bottle science experiment, which uses 2 two-liter bottles to create a whirlpool effect. This version requires you to get the tornado started yourself by spinning the bottles, but what if you want to make it fully automated? Instructable ...more
If you have an excess of glass bottles lying around in your home, don't throw them into the recycling bin just yet. With a little creativity and handiwork, you can make terrariums, hummingbird feeders, candle holders and fish tanks out of them. Not quite the crafty type? It s ...more
Want to make your own glass drinking cups? You don't need to be a glassworker to get creative. Just recycle some of your old beer, soda, or wine bottles into stylish toothbrush holders or glass cups. You can tie a loop of string that was dipped in nail polish remover around a ...more
In this 3ds Max software tutorial, you'll learn how to model a glass-type bottle from scratch. Specifically, this deals with creating a Coke bottle from scratch. It will not show you how to texture the bottle, just how to build it. Learn the basic techniques for modeling the C ...more
This is my best guess at lampworking a borosilicate wine bottle stopper. This is just me winging it, I don't claim to be an expert. If you want to see what the pros do with this floral technique, look up Eugene Rain, Sabina Boehm, John Kobuki and many others.
In this video, bet your friends that they can not lift an entire glass using only a plastic straw. They will most likely struggle, push the glass around a bit and try to balance it all, to no avail. Then, you come along and save the day with this trick! The Set Up: Place a la ...more
In this week's episode of PixelPerfect, Bert delves into the world of glass. Many useful techniques are used in creating a detailed bottle of nail polish in Photoshop. Watch and learn how to create and work with glass surfaces in Photoshop.
This video tutorial shows how to make a cool beer glass out of a beer bottle. This is also a great trick for cutting the bottle; forget the glass cutter or tricks with string and acetone. Just pour oil up to the level where you want the bottle cut off and place a red-hot piece ...more
Champagne is best enjoyed at a cool temperature and a frosted glass creates a festive mood for many drinks. In this how to video, see step by step how a create the perfect frosted glass and learn tips on how to have that perfect glass of champagne.
Dipping your home brewed mead bottles in hot wax gives it a great look and in particular they make them very attractive as Christmas gifts. Enjoy the ancient art of mead making!
Impress everyone at the pub with this fascinating bar trick. You can get a cork out of a wine bottle without breaking the bottle. People will be amazed. This takes a plastic bag and a little breath to accomplish. Try betting to win some beer or money. Fun Party Tricks provide ...more
In this video, I'll show you how to knock the tops off a beer bottles using nothing but beer bottles. It's the perfect trick to perform for when you're at the bar, and it's great to impress friends at party. Video: . All you need for this trick is two glass beer bottles. You s ...more
Take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles on which to play classical music? As someone who has studied music extensively, I've seen many interpretations of famous pieces of music played on glass bottles, but hearing these four interpretations of famous pieces (not all classic ...more
This video is a home remedy for thicker hair. Doctors do not recommend it nor does it have proven scientific basis. If you want thicker hair, it might be fun trying. You will need the following: Rum Caster oil Ceramic cup Jalapeno peppers Tablespoon measuring spoon Kni ...more
First you need to make hydrogen gas which require a few material. Such as a glass bottle, a Full table spoon of aluminum (beer or soda can will work), a half a cup of cold water, a table spoon or two of caustic soda, a funnel, a medium size container of water, a way of cutting ...more
In this tutorial, Tony Vo teaches us how to cut a bottle. You will need: a glass bottle, yarn, lighter, sink of cold water, and acetone or alcohol. First, take your glass bottle and tie a piece of yarn around the part you want to cut. Wrap the yarn two times around, then tie i ...more
Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to get a whole egg in a glass bottle using only 3 matches. This is a really quick and easy trick to perform. Just follow these simple instructions: Grab a glass bottle, 3 matches, and a peeled hardboiled egg. Drop 3 lit ma ...more
A lukewarm can of soda placed in a refrigerator can take about 45 minutes to chill. On the other hand, a lukewarm can of soda placed in a bowl of ice, water, and table salt can take less than 5 minutes. Don't have ice lying around? Wrap your can or bottle in a wet paper towel ...more
Be the life of the party – without wearing a lampshade or starting a conga line – by getting an egg into a bottle. You Will Need * 4 Four wooden matches * 1 A wide-mouth glass bottle that holds at least 20 ounces * 1 A peeled, hard-boiled egg Step 1: Light some matches Strike ...more
This simple experiment will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Make a glass bottle disappear with a lot of glycerin and another glass cup. The results are pretty astonishing. This is a fun experiment to try for yourself, or show off to other people.
You only need a straw, with a bendy bit and a glass bottle of beer. This is a quick way to shot gun a beer.
Balloons are fun, but the helium ones are always more entertaining. So today, we're going to learn how to make hydrogen gas by combining toilet bowl cleaner with aluminum foil. With hydrogen, you get the same lighter-than-air properties of helium, plus it will explode! Histori ...more
Watch and learn with the GOMI crew. This instructional arts and crafts video shows you how to turn your empty cans into cool, beautiful flower bouquets. Recycle cans and make a fun flower design for your bedroom, dorm room or front porch. Place the aluminum flowers in a recycl ...more
This instructional how to video offers a DIY guide to a homemade hookah waterpipe. Watch and learn how easy it is to set up using homemade materials. All you need for your homemade hookah is a thin soda can, glass bottle, lining, metal pipe and a rubber hose.
Glass is one of the least reactive substances known to chemistry. It is the standard container material for almost all lab chemicals because it's so inert. But there are a couple of substances that have strong reactions with glass. Sodium hydroxide, aka solid drain cleaner or ...more
Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors. What you do is tie a piece of string around ...more
First of all to make a glass you need to find a bottle, preferably a gallery glass bottle. Take off the top lid from its pointed top. Clean this cap and if you put it inverted it appears just like a miniature glass. The tutor advises to use empty bottles' caps for making the g ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to roll clay without a pasta machine. First, warm up the clay in your hands and put them between two flat sticks. Next, use a glass bottle or cup to roll out the clay. Make sure the bottle is on the paint sticks as you are rolling. This will leav ...more
Makes 1 liter * 1 pineapple (should be very ripe), peeled, cored & cut into 1" pieces * 1 liter vodka Special Equipment * container for infusing * fine mesh strainer or coffee filter * 1 liter-sized glass bottle or container for storing How-to 1. Skin, core and cut pineap ...more
This video teaches the secrets of making a waterfall bong in simple steps. First take a glass bottle and make a hole near the bottom of the bottle. Now make a hole in the bottle cap and get a wrench socket depending on your cap size. Stick the socket to the cap using glue and ...more
Backyard FX show host Eric has an awesome new tutorial for all you aspiring film makers. He is going to teach you how to make your own fake glass bottles out of household products such as sugar, corn syrup and cream of tartar. This is generally for scenes where a glass bottle ...more
In this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you'll learn how to create your own "ocean in a bottle". The supplies are very simple and cheap, probably stuff you've already got around the house. But the finished effect is pretty impressive. Materials needed: A clear plastic or glass bo ...more
It may sound complicated, but making your own flavor-infused vodka is effortlessly easy with delicious results, and it makes for a great last-minute holiday gift. All you need are some fresh fruit and herbs, a quart-sized mason jar, a bottle of vodka (make sure it isn't the su ...more
Brought to you by Chevy. Video: . DoItYourself.com partnered with Chevrolet to feature 5 how-to/DIY videos focusing on unique backyard projects. Learn how to make an outdoor movie screen, a patio table with a built-in cooler, glass bottle torches, a clean burning fire pit, and ...more
Not many people can drink vodka straight, and that's were fruit infusions come in, and one of the best infusions for vodka is the raspberry. Raspberries create a great-flavored vodka, which can be used for a variety of mixed drinks. This vodka infusion has the fresh juiciness ...more
Infusions make some of the best drinks, especially when made with fruit like blueberries. And gin and blueberries are a perfect match, which is great with tonic water or other drinks. Kevin Martin of Eastern Standard makes a gin infusion he claims "is like gold at the restaur ...more
Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more
When I was younger, my family would go to fancy restaurants and I would invariably order a Shirley Temple. (Ironically, the real Shirley Temple actually didn't like it much.) But it's hard to really find anything offensive in this kiddie cocktail: It's ginger ale with a splash ...more
As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more
If you've got a birthday party to plan for a young budding scientist coming up, a little nitrogen should do the trick. In this project, I'll show you 10 "super cool" tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try, but probably shouldn't! Video: . WARNING: Adult Supervision Nee ...more
Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more
Materials 1 2-liter bottle or large water bottle A small amount of thin scrap wood (sanded) Glasses or 2 hinges that can be tightened 1/4 inch nut and bolt (A 1/4 inch nut and bolt fits most cameras. If it doesn't, find one that does.) 1 or 2 (2 gives more support) clamps wat ...more
Try a new approach to breaking the bottom of a beer bottle out. This video tutorial will show you a new way to bust the bottom of a beer bottle out, specifically a Labatt's Blue. Make sure you put on all of the necessary safety gear, like safety glasses (or just regular glasse ...more
Mead Mead is a delicious alcoholic beverage made by fermenting a mixture of honey and water and, often times, other flavor additives. It was popular among vikings and is made in much the same way as wine. This article will guide you through the making of a gallon of simple me ...more
This tutorial is about making a home made vapouriser with a light bulb.You will require knife,light bulb,bottle cap,a small tube and screwdriver.With the knife slowly and evenly pry the metal tip away from its ceramic base.After you bend the tip away from the ceramic base you ...more
Are you one to pop open a bottle of wine and throw back a few glasses immediately until it's gone? Well, you may not be aware of this, but there is a science to the proper way to open a bottle of wine. In this video, learn from Wine Tasters TV and Giammario Villa the correct w ...more
Captain Campbell james demonstrates how to open a bottle of champagne with merely a spoon. Requirements: A bottle of chilled champagne, champagne glasses, an ice bucket, a napkin, a pretty young lady to impress and poise. Video: .
If you love the idea of bacon-infused bourbon, then you'll love this Bloody Mary cocktail drink. This Bloody Mary strays from its usual main ingredient of vodka with a smoky, rich, bacon-flavored bourbon. Aaron Butler, bar manager at Russell House Tavern puts his own creative ...more
Dr. Kiki creates fire from a pair of glasses, Moujan transforms an empty wine bottle into a lamp, and Heather reveals an underground band who hails from Tokyo! Watch this episode of Pop Siren. David Byrne even turns a building into a musical instrument. But most importantly, ...more