How to Hollow Out a Lightbulb

This is the first step in order to complete any of the lightbulb crafts that I will be posting over the next few days...

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How to Hollow Out a Lightbulb
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WARNING: This craft is vary dangerous. Please use common sense as well as the proper safety equipment.

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These are the supplies I used.

These are the supplies I used.

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First you need to pry the metal circle that I'm pointing to off. The next step shows the process in a video.

First you need to pry the metal circle that I'm pointing to off. The next step shows the process in a video.

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Now you need to break the black glass. To do this, I stuck a tool in the hole and applied pressure. The next step shows the process in a video. NOTE: Be careful as this type of glass tends to fly off.

Now you need to break the black glass. To do this, I stuck a tool in the hole and applied pressure. The next step shows the process in a video. NOTE: Be careful as this type of glass tends to fly off.

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Now break the rod in the middle and pull it out.

Now break the rod in the middle and pull it out.

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This is what you should see after you remove the rod.

This is what you should see after you remove the rod.

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We now need to break the glass insulator. This process is similar to the black glass. Stick a tool in the hole and apply pressure until it breaks. The next step shows the process in a video.

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Once you break the glass insulator, you need to pull out the components.

Once you break the glass insulator, you need to pull out the components.

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View of the inside...

View of the inside...

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Check my account to see what crafts you can do with your hollow lightbulb!

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