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xx   GLASS

Ten projects that are made from ordinary household throwaways. (1) Pillows from old shirts, (2) hanging planters, (3) decorative glass bottles, (4) woven brown paper placemats, (5) rug crocheted from plastic wrappers, (6) rug braided from pantyhose, (7) pillow tops appliqued with lingerie trim, (8) canister set from coffee cans, (9) patchwork coverlet from old scarves, and (10) weaving with old neckties.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 52, 102

Craft projects from castoffs include making decorative glassware by painting designs on old bottles and jars with liquid lead and glass stain.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 53, 104

How to decorate bottles with paints, filigree and ribbon rosettes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1993 (v.71#11) pg. 162, 172

Suggestions for things to make from old bottles and tips on cutting the bottles.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1973 (v.63#10) pg. 81

Tip on cutting a bottle using a simple jig, triangular file, and cord soaked in lighter fluid.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #98 Apr 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 6

How to turn glass bottles or jars into candle holders, vases and wind chimes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1974 (v.4#9) pg. 14

How to use an electric bottle cutter to make candle holders, glasses, etc. from old wine bottles.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 6

Decorate ordinary glass jars to look like priceless porcelain by applying flower prints and painting the inside surface.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jan 13 1981 (v.94#1) pg. 90

Treasures from trash. Things to make from plastic soda bottles, bleach bottles, metal boxes, "L'eggs" containers, paper boxes, glass bottles, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 19 1984 (v.97#9) pg. 98, 142

Decorative glass mug with a wooden handle held on by two aluminum bands. The mug is made from a glass jar with the top cut off.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1980 (v.69#8) pg. 34

Pictures, vases, goblets and bottles are carved from petrified wood and gemstone. Techniques involved include flat lapping, intarsia, carving, faceting, etc.

Quart milk bottle is painted and then stenciled with a cow.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1986 (v.31#2) pg. 55, 85

Making drinking glasses from glass bottles by cutting off the neck and smoothing off the sharp edges of the bottom section.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #499 Dec 1969 (v.65) pg. 110

Drinking glasses the cheap way. How to cut bottles. Requires only a simple jig and an ordinary glass cutter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #656 Jan 1983 (v.79) pg. 28

Tip: How to clear the cloudy interior of a bottle (especially an antique).
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 16

Tips on finding, identifying and selling antique bottles.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #75 May-Jun 1982 pg. 58

Decorative dishes and glassware made from cut bottles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1972 (v.138#6) pg. 104

Tips on cutting glass bottles for use as vases, dishes, etc.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.43#8) pg. 76

Cutting glass bottles with a heated wire to make workshop and lab equipment and household items.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1965 (v.21#3) pg. 30

How to make lamps, wind chimes and a three-tiered snack tray from ornamental bottles, jugs and plates.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1971 (v.27#4) pg. 22

Attractive lamps made from "recycled" bottles. How to convert glass bottles and containers into table lamp bases.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 58