How to Cut a Wine Bottle into a Candle Hurricane
Block garden candles from the breeze with recycled glass bottles
Don't toss your old wine bottles in the recycling bin; use them to block candles from drafts instead. All you need is a few minutes and some glass-cutting tools to fashion hurricanes to place over tea lights by carefully removing the bottles' bottoms.
To create this decorative project for a table centerpiece or garden display, you have to cut the wine bottle cleanly. We've found a simple way to do it, using a little lesson in physics. The idea: Split the glass along a carefully placed fault line using thermal shock.