How to Make a DYI Glass Water Bong at Home in 3 Easy Steps

It’s no secret that the smoking accessories are the new trend in smoking nowadays. And perhaps the most popular such accessory is the bong, followed closely by vaporizers and other devices. Bongs are so appreciated among smokers because they provide a completely new and different experience, very similar to that given by an old-timey pipe.

Investing in a bong can be quite the costly endeavor, but fortunately it’s extremely easy to make one at home. However, if you still want to go the classic route and buy a professionally manufactured bong, check out

  1. Gather all the necessary materials

Naturally, the first step you need to get your DYI bong project started is to gather all the materials you are going to need. Here is a list with everything you need:

  • A glass bottle
  • A ¾” diamond drill bit
  • A downstem
  • A 14mm glass bowl
  • A grommet

Besides the glass bottle which is a common household item, all the other materials might seem a bit complicated to find. But that’s not actually true. All these items can be found at your local hardware store. You need to simply make a list, go there and buy everything you need. These items are not that expensive either.

And as far as the bottle goes, you can either reuse one from a beverage you like or any other kind of liquid, but also buy a manually crafted one if you want something extra beautiful and aesthetically-pleasing. But be careful, because decorative bottles can get expensive as well, so if you’re in the market to spend a more generous sum of money, you might as well buy a de facto bong from the aforementioned store and get it over with.

  1. Drill the hole

This is the complicated part of the entire process, but if you’re careful nothing will go wrong. Now you have to drill the hole in your glass bottle in order to create the bong’s nozzle. Make sure the bottle is clean and also mark the spot where you want to drill your hole. Then, after attaching the drill bit to your power tool, start drilling slowly as not to overheat the bottle. Maintain a steady stream of water flowing on the hole in order to keep everything cool.

  1. Assemble the bong

The last step is to assemble the bong. Put in the grommet, downstem and bowl in order to add the finishing touches. And that’s it, you’re done. Now you can enjoy your homemade smoking accessory. If you want to go the extra mile, you can also decorate it as so to suit your tastes. But you can also leave it like it is. It’s all up to you, really.

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