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WHAT IS WRONG WITH A BROKEN BOTTLE... NOTHING AT ALL.

DeepSeaDan

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Jun 9, 2013
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I've tossed hundreds of broken top Bottles in the past many Years. BUT, For past couple of Years been keeping some with cool embossing figuring I'd Cut & make a glass out of IT. Bought a Glass cutter a Year ago but still haven' used it yet. Procrastinator I guess. LEON.
If you decide to start cutting, let me know, & I'll share what I've learned thus far. I'm at a point now where cut failures are few and far between. There's never a guarantee that a cut will have the optimal outcome, but there are a few hard-earned lessons that just might help.

DSD
 

UncleBruce

BEER DUDE
Aug 22, 2012
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Show Me State (Missouri)
A broken bottle post of a different nature.
I am from the tiny town of Downing, MO, the town has never had much of population, even today it is less than 300 and my parents still live there. They had this paper label bottle and their stupid cat got up on their fireplace mantle and broke it. Fortunately they did not toss it and the label didn't get destroyed. I took the bottle and for years have looked high and low for a similar bottle. I found a nearly identical one on feebay, it arrived today and I moved the label to its new home. Now I can't decide whether or not to keep the old bottle. The whiskey and cork on the new bottle were my additions, which I think turned out nicely. H. CHOULETT was a liquor merchant so I thought this would be an appropriate way to display it.
downing.jpg
 

logan.the.collector

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Dec 24, 2020
127
63
Tupper Lake, NY
I broke a big blue round cork top poison this year. Just got it home out of the woods, too... it didn't actually say poison or have the crossbones, but it was a heartbreaker. I broke an 1890s whiskey one time in 2014 too... shame.
 

rickmarbles

Member
Feb 24, 2021
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If you decide to start cutting, let me know, & I'll share what I've learned thus far. I'm at a point now where cut failures are few and far between. There's never a guarantee that a cut will have the optimal outcome, but there are a few hard-earned lessons that just might help.

DSD
I have tried to cut and sand- using a tile saw to cut, sanding is what is killing me. any tips
 

ROBBYBOBBY64

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Jan 11, 2020
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New Jersey
I have tried to cut and sand- using a tile saw to cut, sanding is what is killing me. any tips
What are you trying to do? Cut chip free? I have been polishing marble and granite for over 35 years and I find glass to be a breeze to sand and polish.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
 

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