postheadericon How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

Three Parts:Preparing the bottlesCutting the bottleMaking the lantern or hurricane lampCommunity Q&A

Got any useless empty wine bottles in your house? If so, consider recycling them into something chic and useful instead. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make your own bottle candle holder or hurricane lamp.

Part 1 Preparing the bottles

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

1 Collect an empty wine bottle that you consider is suitable for this project.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

2 Wash and clean each bottle. Remove the label, any dirt or grime and allow the bottle to dry fully. Part 2 Cutting the bottle

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

1 Snugly wrap an industrial hose clamp around the wine bottle. This will be your guidance line when scoring the bottle.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

2 Start scoring using a glass cutter.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

3 Heat the scored line for about 3 seconds. Light a candle or use a lighter to do this.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

4 Cool the scored line with an ice cube. Rub the ice cube around the heated area. Then wait for the glass to split apart gently.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

5 Use sandpaper to smooth the edges of the cut glass. Part 3 Making the lantern or hurricane lamp

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

1 Place a tea light candle in position. Lower the cut wine bottle over it. Position the candle in the place where you’d like it to burn. Place it on a tile, saucer or terracotta container base if you are concerned about the surface burning.

How to Make a Wine Bottle Hurricane Lamp

2 Enjoy the light thrown out by the bottle lamp. This looks awesome in the outdoors at night!

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