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« on: April 01, 2011 02:02:45 PM »

I have somewhat successfully cut a few bottles, but what I am looking for now is a way to preserve the label on the bottle. Any ideas out there?
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2011 08:44:28 AM »

What will be the intended purpose of the bottles once cut? This will help in giving the answer since we do not know if you will be using them for water, dry or whatever else. Smiley

« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013 09:35:59 AM »

I have somewhat successfully cut a few bottles, but what I am looking for now is a way to preserve the label on the bottle. Any ideas out there?

We used a airplane grade varnish my husband got from work and painted it on over the label with a small overlap on the glass bottle.  We use it the bottle with the varnished label for olive oil and haven't had an issue with the oil breaking it down or ruining it and it's been 1 year.  We don't wash it, only a quick wipe with a damp cloth to wipe off excess oil. 

I don't think airplane grade varnish is something anyone can get but I bet boat hull varnish is the closest in quality. 

Hope it works!
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