How to cut bottle ?

yama(7b Ga)January 31, 2007

Sorry. topic isn't good for Japanese garden forum. but no place to ask.

I have beautiful Sake bottles and want to grow plants in bottle. Will you tell me how to cut bottle ?

Thank you..........................yama

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bonhe

U can tie the wire around the bottle where U want to cut it, then put the bottle into the flame, wait until the wire turn red, then U can remove the upper part of the bottle (of course, U MUST use the gloves to touch the bottle to avoid a burn and DO NOT put the stopper into the mouth of bottle to avoid a bomb ;-)). Good luck. Bonhe

    Bookmark   February 1, 2007 at 12:37AM
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yama(7b Ga)

bonhe
Thank you. any wire will work? I have welding gloves. I wll try. Do you any have sugestion of heat source? map gas, propane gas,act/ox torch ? ..............yama

    Bookmark   February 1, 2007 at 9:52PM
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bonhe

Hi Yama,
U can use 20 Gauze wire.
Heat source: grill
Take care. Bonhe

    Bookmark   February 1, 2007 at 11:50PM
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inkognito

Dear Mike: I would hate to see you damage your nice bottle or your nice face so go to the link below for more information and whatever method you try experiment on a non valuable bottle first, you only have one face so be careful.

Here is a link that might be useful: bottle cutting

    Bookmark   February 2, 2007 at 9:26AM
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yama(7b Ga)

Inky
I should give you big, big hug and kiss^^. I tresure this informations.
I saw a plants in winne bottle in Japanese miniture bonsai book. curently I am working on miniture bonsai with non treditional bonsai container such as soap dish, candle holder,floor tile, salsa dish natunal stone drift wood etc, and moss culture.

Bonhe
Thank you . I will work carefully, not to injure myself nor lose my eye.^^

yama

    Bookmark   February 3, 2007 at 9:16AM
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inkognito

Mike: you can hold off on the kisses for as long as you want but if you have another sake bottle that needs emptying I can help with that.I have not seen anything from you at Nachodaddies place yet BTW.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2007 at 4:50PM
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yama(7b Ga)

Inky
I talked with nachodaddy and he set me pass word but can't post some how. I am still studying Buddhism and Japanese history to understand Japanese garden. I have many things to study beside Japanese history,Buddhism.
I will speak to him again..................yama

    Bookmark   February 14, 2007 at 1:29AM
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