Bottle Cutter Project Guides

Tuscany Wine Bottle Vases Free G2 Bottle Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials 2 Wine Bottle – 750 ML Studio Pro ¼” Copper Foil Wine labels or  a 3.5 image   Tools Generation Green (g2) Mod Podge™ Paint Brush Pencil or Fid Two Part Epoxy or Glass Glue     Instructions Read and carefully follow the instructions contained within the Generation Green (g2) bottle cutter manual.   1. Cover the work area with craft or newspaper. 2. Measure 4.75” up from the bottom of each wine bottle and mark with a Sharpie™. 3. Using the bottle cutter, score and s...

Upcycled Keepsake Bottle Free G2 Project Guide

March 19, 2018

You will never forget your first date, anniversary or special occasion when you have this Wine Bottle Keepsake Box to tuck your memorabilia into!   Truly elegant, this treasure keepsake box is made from a recycled wine bottle. Tuck away your love letters, wedding matches, napkins or mementos from your first date inside. It handsomely displays anywhere in your home.   Tips Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. ...

Wine Bottle Luminary Free G2 Bottle Cutter Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials Clear Glass Wine Bottle Krylon Frosted Glass paint 1 Bottle Art Kit - Luminary   Tools Generation Green (G2) Bottle Cutter   Basic Supplies Rubberbands of different widths Desired Embellisments →project Tips Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.   Instructions Read and carefully follow the instructions contained within the G...

“Cool Brew” Beer Glass

March 20, 2018

“Cool Brew” Beer Glass A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: “Cool Brew” Beer Glass Won’t Dad be surprised when he sees what the Easter Bunny left him this year! Create this basket featuring his favorite brews along with an eco-friendly beer glass made entirely from a recycled glass bottle. DESIGNED BY: Andy Spencer SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 2 TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 Hours PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using ...

Beaded Votives

March 20, 2018

BY: Rita Schwab SKILL LEVEL: 4 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 4 hours MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 3 – 7oz bottles (I used Little Kings Beer Bottles) • Studio Pro ¼” Copper Foil • Silver plated wire • 6 silver head pins • Assorted beads • Craft Stick or Fid • Flux brush • Flux • 60/40 Solder TOOLS • Generation Green (g2 ) Bottle Cutter • Soldering Iron • Soldering Iron Stand (optional) • Needle-nose Pliers BASIC SUPPLIES Ruler, Sharpie or mar...

Bottoms Up!

March 20, 2018

PROJECT TITLE: Bottoms Up! This project was based on a stained glass technique called Dalle De Verre. A technique invented in the mid- 20th century of setting large, thick pieces of cast glass into a frame of reinforced concrete or epoxy resin. Our rendition of this technique uses recycled glass bottles instead of cast glass. It is a modern version of an old world technique producing an illusion of thick glass beaming with color. DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth  SKILL LEVEL: 3 (Adult 1-5: 1 bein...

Country Dinner Bell

March 20, 2018

Country Dinner Bell By: Lauren Di Sanza SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 7 hours → PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2) ™ Bottle Cutter • 750 ml Clear Wine Bottle (Light green or brown bottle will work just as well.) • 1 Sheet Each Vellum an...

Fleur de lis Towel Holder

March 20, 2018

Fleur de lis Towel Holder  BY: Rita Schwab  SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE 1 day → PROJECT TIP  • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses.  • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. MATERIALS CHECKLIST Generation Green (g2)  • One 7.50ML green bottle • One cork • Buttons • Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint: black and King’s Gold (yellow) • Me...

Frankenstein’s Monster Luminary

March 20, 2018

Frankenstein’s Monster Luminary BY: Lauren DiSanza SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours (does not include drying time) MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2)™ Bottle Cutter • Bottle Art™ Luminary Kit • Image Art Transfer Paper or Other Transfer Paper • Laser Color Printer • 750 ML Clear Wine Bottle and Cork • Assortment of Washers and Nuts (we used 9 washers and 6 nuts) • Wire and Wire Coiling Tool or Tweezers • 30 - 5 mm ...

Glass Bottle Necklace

March 20, 2018

Glass Bottle Necklace A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: Glass Bottle Necklace DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 5 (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 5 to 6 hours MATERIALS CHECKLIST: · Generation Green (g2) · Glass Bottle Thick glass bottle works best. · Fuseworks™ Microwave Kiln · Fuseworks™ Kiln Paper · Bella Boho Bead collection – (4 brass rings, 1 wooden ring, 2 brass Boho beads) · Large glass bead – 1 · Cord o...

Glass Domes & Candle Shelter

March 20, 2018

“Cheese Please!”  Glass Domes & Candle Shelter A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: Glass Domes & Candle Shelter DESIGNED BY: Rita Schwab SKILL LEVEL: 3 (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult)  TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours → PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. · To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. · Clean the cut bottles in...

Harvest Votives

March 20, 2018

BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 5 hours →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.  MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2)™ Bottle Cutter • 1 pkg. – 5oz Jennifer’s Mosaic™ Assorted Cathedral Glass Chips • Jennifer’s Mosaic™ Wheeled Glass Nippers • Stained Glass...

Jingles Bell Ornaments

March 20, 2018

Jingles Bell Ornaments BY: Lauren DiSanza SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours (does not include drying time) MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2)™ Bottle Cutter • 3 Discarded Miniature Bottles (single serve wine bottles or hot sauce bottles work great) • Assorted Ribbon – Approximately 60” for 3 Bottles • Assorted 1/2 - 1” in Diameter Glass Beads (small enough to fit through the opening of your bottle) • Assorted Buttons (w...

Pedestal Desert Plate

March 20, 2018

BY Andy Spencer SKILL LEVEL: 4 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 days   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2)™ • 1 Clear Bottle - we used an Iced Tea Bottle from Republic of Tea Ice but a 750ml wine bottle would work as well. • 1 Clear Glass Plate 8” Diameter (Purchased from a Secondhand Store) • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Opalescent Glass Chips White – 3 packs •Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Iridescent Glass Chips White – 2 packs • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Wheeled...

Polka Dotted Vase

March 20, 2018

DESIGNED BY: Andy Spencer SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 1 TIME TO COMPLETE 3 Hours →PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. · To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. INSTRUCTIONS: Read and carefully following the instructions contained within the Generation Green (g2 ) bottle cutter manual. 1. Cover the work area with craft or n...

Rainbow Pendant Light

March 20, 2018

Rainbow Pendant Light A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: Rainbow Pendant Light A versatile pendant light which allows you to add light to almost any space! The groovy design features rainbow colored glass gems mosaic on to a recycled wine bottle. DESIGNED BY: Rita Schwab - SKILL LEVEL: 3 (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 4 days PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglass...

Recycled Planter

March 20, 2018

Recycled Bottle Planter BY Rita Schwab and Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 4 hours →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2)™ Bottle Cutter • Studio Pro™ Copper Foil ¼” • Scissors • Emery Paper • Decoupage Medium or Shel...

Ringed Sculpture

March 20, 2018

Ringed Sculpture A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: Ringed Sculpture This unique sculpture made from glass bottle rings, makes for a unique room divider or a sun catcher. DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 3 (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult)  TIME TO COMPLETE: 5 hours →PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. · To ensure top performance keep your...

Seaside Votives

March 20, 2018

BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours   →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green™ (g2) Bottle Cutter • 3 glass bottles (that will nest into one another) • String or cord (to wrap around the top of the cut bottles) • White...

Terrarium

March 20, 2018

Terrarium   DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 3 TIME TO COMPLETE 2 hours (does not include drying times)   →PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. · To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. INSTRUCTIONS: Read and carefully following the instructions contained within the Generation Green (g2 ) bottle cutter manu...

Tuscan Lights Candlesticks

March 20, 2018

Tuscan Lights Candlesticks A Generation Green™ Recycling Project PROJECT TITLE: Tuscan Lights Candlestick Tuscan Lights are one of our most incredibly beautiful and easy to make projects. Made from recycled bottles, these candlesticks will easily grace any outdoor or indoor tablescape. Make a set this weekend! DESIGNED BY: Diana Duvall SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 1 TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 Hours →PROJECT TIP: · Always, wear safety goggles when...

Upcycled Hanging Herb Garden

March 20, 2018

Upcycled Hanging Herb Garden BY Lauren DiSanza SKILL LEVEL: 2.5 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 4 hours (does not include drying time) →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled. MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 3 - 1.5 Liter Wine Bottles •Corks • 33 yards of jute • Elmer’s® Glue • Marker • Craft or Newspaper ...

Upcycled Trinket Box

March 20, 2018

BY: Lauren DiSanza SKILL LEVEL: 4 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours (does not include drying time) →PROJECT TIP  • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 1 Generation Green™(g2) Bottle Cutter • 2 Discarded Bottles with similar diameters • 7/32” Copper Foil • Studio Pro™ Lead Free...

Wildberry Mosaic Candle Shelters

March 20, 2018

SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours  →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.   MATERIALS CHECKLIST   • Generation Green™ (g2) • One 7.50ML green bottle • One cork • One amber colored bottle or amber cathedral chips • 1 pkg Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Cathedral Glass Chips • 1 pkg of D...