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sweetielaMay 30, 2005

I have seen a very interesting wind chime made out of glass soda bottles that have been flattened. The sound is amazing.....does anyone know how to flatten the bottles...????Thanks in advance for any help.....Tammy

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TwoMonths

they used to do that in the 70's. I think they used torches to heat them and sometimes they stretched the necks out.

I found a site on how to do it with a kiln.

Here is a link that might be useful: Guide to fusing, slumping, and related kiln-forming techniques

    Bookmark   May 30, 2005 at 11:35PM
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toomuchglass

My friend is making them now ... they're getting popular again . You do need a kiln - it takes about 45 minutes to flatten them & VERY high heat.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2005 at 6:41PM
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