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Removing/Sanding/Polishing the threads off of glass bottles

Hi there. I was just wondering if it's possible to polish the threads off of a screw top glass bottle to a clear finish like the threads had never been there (or at least give off that impression from a short distance).

I just thought I'd ask here since I haven't been able to find anything online about doing something like this, and I'd rather not ruin a perfectly functional screw top bottle if it's gonna be ugly.

The reason I ask is because I would like to use a cork in some have some empty Kraken rum bottles lying around without the screw top making it look silly.

I was thinking of going the knife sharpening route and just removing as much material as I could with rough sandpaper, then going finer and finer to attempt to polish the neck clear. I also saw some glass filler on Amazon, but that is probably not food safe like I want it to be.

If anyone has some insight for or experience with working with glass without access to glassmaking equipment, I'd very much appreciate it.

Thanks in advance!

Submitted May 21, 2021 at 04:27AM by PsychoSunshine
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