12 Things To Do With An Empty Beer Bottle

12 Things To Do With An Empty Beer Bottle

If you’re like us, you’ve gone through your share of beer in your life. Each of those empty bottles probably ended up in a recycling bin somewhere. Instead of disposing of your next empty case, consider putting it back to use with one of these projects.


Glass Bottle Tiki Torch

Hosting a late night shindig outside, use some of the empty bottles from you last case to craft some tiki torches. Instructables


Solar-Charged Lanterns

Have a tad more skill than is required to build the tiki torches? Consider making these solar-charged lanterns. Popsci


Xylophone Made From Beer Bottles

Would could be more entertaining after downing a few high ABV IPAs than treating your guests to a musical interlude? Inhabitat


Beer Bottle Soap Dispenser

Stop buying disposable dispensers and just use an old beer bottle and keep refilling it with some liquid soap. One Dream Design



You can get drunk like a king by transforming an empty beer bottle into one of these goblets. Practically Functional


Salt & Pepper Shakers

Lots of Mexican restaurants we’ve been to have done this with old Corona bottles and you can too cause it’s super easy. S Pres Oh


Beer Bottle Candles

When the power goes out and you think you have to drink your beer in the dark, you’ll be glad you made a few of these. Secret Angry Gerbil


Beer Bottle Chandeliers

You’re gonna need to drink a decent amount if you want to make a few of these. The results are pretty sweet. Instructables


Bottle Lamp

Pick out a nice bottle since this can stay on your nightstand for years. Instructables


An Arrowhead

Try not to do this one if you’ve just had a few, but turning a piece of an empty into a glass arrowhead is a pretty neat idea in our book. Knappers Anonymous


Herb Planters

The cut off top of an old bottle in some water makes for a manly little herb garden. Design Sponge


Guitar Slide

If you play guitar and want to save a few bucks on a slide, the neck of a bottle can be crafted into one. Instructables