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Make a Moment
Do you have a moment? Create your reality each day by making each moment belong to you. Enjoy a unique moment today by making your very own sand timed hourglass.

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Watch online tutorial.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take two identical plastic bulb humming bird feeders and unscrew their bases.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut the spiral screw tip off both bulbs.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take a plastic bottle cap and drill a hole that will allow sand to pour 60 seconds. Test your hole size with a small hole with a bottle measure enough sand that will flow up to 60 seconds.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Hot glue cap with hole to the end of one of the bulb's tip.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pour measured sand into the other bulb using a funnel and then hot glue the bulb with the cap to seal the bulb with sand.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Hot glue round plastic bead containers to each end of bulbs so create moment glass base stand.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Drill 4 holes in each corner of wood blocks.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Spray paint wood blocks and pipes with copper metallic paint. After paint dries, add hot glue in each holes of one wood block and fasten pipes in each hole. Place over moment glass and then glue/fasten pipes to the other wood block. This will cage the moment glass so it will be tight and secure.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pick out 2 decorative ceramic tiles and hot glue to the top of each wood block base.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Glue on clear gem stones proportionally on each wood blocks.

  • How to make a plastic bottle model. Time   Moment Glass  - Step 12
    Step 12

    Now flip it over and watch the joy of the moment you've deliberately created! ;-)

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MissCindy
MissCindy · Zwolle, Overijssel, NL · 43 projects
Gorgeous! What a cool tutorial! Thanks for sharing! Happy
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