This week in the Shop: Dead Simple Jig for Drilling Bottles

For the last two years, I’ve spent one weekend before Christmas drilling holes in glass blocks to create lighting stands which look like something like this:

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photo credit: ike4014 via photopin cc

This year, he’s asked for me to drill the same hole in a wine bottle.  In order to make this happen, I needed a jig to hold the bottle still.  In the slideshow below is the results.  Maybe you can take it to the next level.

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Make it safe & keep the rubberside down.