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Tom Cowell
Serve

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Make-it-Yourself

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Homewares

Waste Materials

Spirit Bottles

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A simple yet stylish serving dish made from a recycled Bombay sapphire Gin Bottle, placed upon a well finished oak wood plinth

Materials & Equipment List

70cl bottle of Bombay Sapphire, 19mm dowel, Rubber O-Ring, 20mm x 120mm piece of dark timber, Diamond tipped circular saw, Flat bed grinder, Bobbing Sander, sand paper/ glass sand paper and disc sander.

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

-Mark out the Cutting LineRemove any form of packaging, labels, plastic etc. To start you will need to mark the whole way around the bottle, just above the center line, approximately 5mm-10mm,
-Cutting The GlassFirstly cut off part of the bottle neck, leaving just one indented ring remaining (this will allow the O-RING to fit perfectly later on) . Score along your markings carefully using the diamond tipped saw (this will weaken the glass makin
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-The Handle Collect a 19mm piece of Dowel and cut to 140mm in length,and flatten the dowel to 1/3rd of its width, creating an almost semi-circular shape. Depending on the spirit bottle sand one end of the dowel to fit the curve of the bottles neck. Once s
Collect a 20mm x 120mm piece of dark timber. Using a Bobbing Sander carve into the wood a shape into which the serving dish can sit. Sand the wood using sand paper to create a nice smooth finish, filleting the corners.
Now piece everything together to create your product.
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Tom Cowell

Ware

United Kingdom

21 year old from ware, hertfordshire. Studying product design at nottingham trent university...

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