Video: How to Drill a Hole Through a Glass Bottle

If you are going to drill a hole through a glass bottle, please be careful! When working with glass you really do want to wear gloves and eye protection. Some of the guys in these videos are playing dangerous while drilling holes in bottles, but please please please work smart. If your bottle explodes, or your drill bit slips you can come back and thank us!

How to Drill a Hole Through a Glass Bottle

Nice quick and easy video that walks you through drilling a hole in a bottle.

Drilling a hole through a glass bottle using a plastic guide:

If your drill bit wanders, you might try out this nifty plastic mold as a guide.

Cutting bottles in half:

There is a really satisfying “pop” in this video as they use alternating hot and cold water to cut the bottle.

After you drill a hole in your bottle, or even if you cut it in half, please come back to share your work. We would love to show the world what you created!

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2 Responses to Video: How to Drill a Hole Through a Glass Bottle

  1. jack houweling June 30, 2017 at 4:12 pm #

    My video (coke bottle) is not linked back to me, please add my link or remove it.


    • Jon Rawls June 30, 2017 at 7:40 pm #

      Hi Jack,

      I apologize if we misused your video.

      Youtube does include both links back to your video, as well as any other links you embed yourself. But I don’t want to use your video against your wishes so we removed it. Thank you for reaching out to us.


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