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Heritage; Served (Part 1)

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Alex Campbell
Heritage; Served (Part 1)

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Homewares

Waste Materials

Spirit Bottles

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"Heritage; Served" is a glassware collection created from used spirit bottles (Bombay Sapphire, Jack Daniels, Southern Comfort, Eristoff Vodka). Each glass within the collection is intended for its original containing spirit, as the heritage and tradition of which has been considered throughout the development.

Materials & Equipment List

Materials;Glass Spirit Bottles with lids (Bombay Sapphire, Jack Daniels, Southern Comfort, Eristoff Vodka).Equipment;Diamond edged bladeCircular Grinding Surface (Grit)Diamond belt grinderAbrasive paper

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

Take the desired bottles that you would like to use the bottom section of for the glassware. Ensure that the bottles are empty, and metal tabs around the necks are removed.
Place bottles into hot soapy water for 10 mins in order to remove the branded labels. (*You may choose not to remove the labels
Wearing protective equipment, use as diamond edged blade to score, then cut through the glass bottle. When finished ensure that you rinse the cut section to wash away any shards of glass. (*You may choose to use packaging to align your cut so it
Grind the cut edge on a disk grinder layered with grit and lubricated with water. Try and achieve a consistent height of the cut edge.
Hold the outside edge of the rim at a 45 degree angle against a diamond belt sander and follow the edge all the way around until you have a soft edge.
Using abrasive sponges starting at an 80 grit, to 200, then 800, polish the edges for a smooth/safe finish.
Repeat the same process for the shot glasses, saving the original lids for the bottom.Serve the drinks how they are traditionally served, to enjoy to it
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Alex Campbell

Nottingham

United Kingdom

Product Design NTU...

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