I drill things

Drilling a hole in a demijohn is a tedious task.

photo 1 (7)

First thing I did was practice. This bottle was from The Grumpy Goat, a wonderful independent beer and ale shop. It was delicious and useful.

I used a diamond drill bit to create a perfect (ish) circle. To stop any glass blowing into my lungs I used Plasticine and water. With the help of an extra pair of hands to top up the water eventually it went through.

Now for the real bit.

photo 4 (15)photo 5 (12)

The same process here with the demijohn. The glass is far thicker and it took a while just to make a small hole.

photo (3)

Well, just 30 seconds too long. It’s not the neatest hole and it’s a little disheartening that it has been cracked, but the little grommet with cover most of it.

Not long to go before I can use it.

HR.