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Coolest backyard everEclectic Landscape, Toronto

DIY bottle wall at the back of the bar

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tucker603 wrote:May 13, 2014
  • Greg Hahn
    The monkey label is painted on and it survived a Canadian winter no problem. We put rubber washers between the bottles to keep out the water, but it didn't work very well. If you haven't seen it yet here is a video showing some of the mistakes and lessons learned while making the wall


    Peeling off all the labels was by far the hardest and most time consuming part.
  • tucker603
    I did watch your video, several times. I baked the bottles in the oven for 20 minutes at 250 degrees. That worked really well. That's how I spent my Saturday night! I looked up the monkey wine and it's 50.00 a bottle. If I cracked it I would be furious? I live in NH so I expect a few breaks. Although I might take them in for winter. I did buy washers as you suggested.
    I need 48 bottles. I found some cheap ones at Christmas Tree shop that have no labels, what a joy that was.

    Thanks for all your advice. I will send a picture when it's done.

    Martha
fatdan1 wrote:Apr 9, 2014
  • fionslong
    very nice
  • fatdan1
    Great Stuff!!!

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siffordgd
Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to 9 Imaginative Ideas for Industrial Rebar in the GardenMar 22, 2014

With wine bottles. Bottle trees are common in the southern United States, where legend portrays them as a way to capture evil spirits. Typically a metal frame or pieces of rebar are placed in the ground and topped with inverted wine bottles.For this creative take on a bottle tree, wine bottles were threaded onto pieces of rebar, making a unique and whimsical privacy screen.

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amanda_bryan41
Amanda Bryan added this to ScreeningApr 13, 2019

I like that it's different, uses colors and materials--all while creating enough privacy and still being airy. Not really a fan of the bottles per se.

sherrylgilbert
sherrylgilbert added this to sherrylgilbert's IdeasAug 9, 2018

Makes a privacy screen with bottles

becky_pritchard
Becky Pritchard added this to FencesApr 16, 2018

Would love a panel or two like this! It's rebar!

silvia_belissima
SILVIA Belissima added this to Ideen von SILVIAMar 18, 2018

3. DIY-Ideen aus gebrauchten GlasflaschenHübsche, gern auch farbige Glasflaschen (vom Flohmarkt oder einfach Altglas aus dem Eigenbedarf) lassen sich nach einer gründlichen Säuberung auf unterschiedliche Weise zu neuem Leben erwecken. Oft kommt die Lichtdurchlässigkeit des Materials zum Tragen, sei es bei einer Verwendung der Flaschen als Lampe oder als Teil einer Mauer. Das Flaschen-Sammelsurium im Foto bildet – thematisch passend – die Rückwand einer Outdoor-Bar. Für diese Gartendeko wurden die Flaschen am Boden aufgebohrt und auf Metallstäbe gezogen.

jo_fishwick
Jo Fishwick added this to landscapingMar 15, 2018

Rebar with bottles as whimsical screen

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