Cut Glass And Turn Them Into Storage Jars
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Use a tile saw to cut the bottles. Slowly rotate bottle across the blade
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Use belt sander to clean up the edges and round them over just a bit so nothing would be too sharp
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For the first set of lids, I rolled out plasticine modeling clay
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Then made a dam around the lid. Leave about half an inch of space between the lid and the dam
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Mix and pour some mold Star 30 from Smooth-On, a silicone mold making material
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Pour into clay mold. Once it sets remove the clay
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For first set of lids I used Quikrete countertop mix in white
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Use orbital sander to vibrate the air bubbles out of the concrete. Use a putty knife to smooth tops
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Cure concrete for 24 hours. Then remove from molds and place on jars
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For this concrete mix it’s helpful to remove some of the larger pieces of gravel out of concrete
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Made wooden lids using Carvey 3D carving machine and scrap 3/4” thick maple and walnut boards
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Sand some of the rough edges and finish lids with food grade wooden countertop finish
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For more details to make these apothecary jars visit Homemade-Modern.com
RYOBI Tile Saw
Carver 3D Printing Machine
RYOBI Belt Sander
Mold Star 30 From Smooth On