Step 3: Heat the Glass

Boil water in your kettle. Over a glass bowl or sink, slowly dribble the hot water along your score line, rotating the bottle with your other hand. Use about half the kettle of water—you want the glass to get good and hot.
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    Tools List

    • glass cutter
      Glass-cutting tool
    • drill
    • bar clamps
    • tea kettle
    • glass bowl
      Glass bowl or sink
    • small plastic bucket
      Plastic bucket
    • gloves
      Work gloves
    • sanding block
      Sanding block

    Shopping List

    Two scrap 1x2s

    Drywall screws

    One scrap ¼x1½-inch lattice strip

    Empty wine bottle