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« on: October 20, 2005 02:42:03 PM »

Since the KY board is the only place I can post this and anyone actually know what I'm talkin about I'm asking you all. Has anyone made any crafts using Ale-8 bottles? Or have any ideas for some cool stuff to make with them?? Please post pics if you have any...
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2005 07:43:34 PM »

Ale-8(1) is awesome. It's a little harder to find it up here(NKY). but when I drive down to the farm(OWENTON) its everywhere. I would look up bottlecap on this site. There are projects for earing's, belts, purses, picture frames etc etc.
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« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2005 10:58:58 AM »

ah...ale8...reminds me of drinking ale8 hooch in college...

i have no ideas about ale8 crafts... maybe you could do something with obscure sodas? use Moxie from Maine, Ale8, Ski...

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« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2005 11:58:30 AM »

iloveeighteisrock, they carry it at Biggs.  I just saw it there yesterday.
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2006 11:34:34 AM »

Well....For some Ale-8 art...

An Ale 8 pinwheel.
An Ale 8 birdhouse (I have no idea how to drill glass)
An incense burner. 

For an incense burner, you'd have to drill a hole on the bottom of the bottle and a few on the sides. Light the incense (so it's burning, not inflamed) and drop it in it.

You could make a light out of it but that would be complicated.

Anymore ideas, just ask.
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2006 08:07:47 AM »

I've seen flattened ale8 bottles as wall hangings at some local craft festivals. It almost looks as though the bottles would have to be heated to do this.  I'm not sure.

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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2007 05:51:20 AM »

I'm a new crafter, but old Ale-8 drinker, and the first thing that comes to mind would be functional art like taking the cardboard 6 pack holder, cutting it apart and coating it with clear duct tape to make a wallet or purse or bag or something. Man, that stuff is good and just now available in western Kentucky. I just about flipped when I saw it in Kroger.
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2007 06:09:31 PM »

I bet you could make the flat bottles with a torch!!!  BTW, has anyone has SKI?  That stuff rocks too!!!!

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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2008 01:47:13 PM »

How about an Ale 8 hummingbird feeder???  I know we have plenty of those amazing creatures flying around  Smiley

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