How to Make a Light Bulb Terrarium

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Introduction: How to Make a Light Bulb Terrarium

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Today I will show you how to make a Terrarium out of an Incandescent Light Bulb.

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Step 1:

Use hacksaw blade to cut the top of the aluminum end of the lightbulb. Wear glasses and gloves to protect yourself from tiny bits of glass that will break when taking out the inside of the bulb.

Step 2:

Once the top of the bulb is cut off, Use your flat head screwdriver to break the glass insulator.

Step 3:

use pliers to pull out the internal filament. It will break and then you can dump it out into the box.

Step 4:

Apply small amount of glue to each of the 4/3 comers of the stone. These make the stone steadier.

Step 5:

Apply a sufficient amount of adhesive to one side of the stone to glue the bulb to the stone.

Step 6:

Finally, add small rocks, sand, topsoil, tree bark, small plants and moss variety.

Step 7:

Arrange the stone and tree bark around the plant.

Step 8:

Add a few drops or sprays of water. To keep your terrarium in tip-top condition, spritz once a week with a water.

Step 9:

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    3 Comments

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    borden365
    borden365

    Question 7 months ago on Step 8

    Does it have to be glued to a stone?

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    Ideaship
    Ideaship

    Reply 6 months ago

    Yes it does.

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    Amit_Jain
    Amit_Jain

    Question 1 year ago

    How long can it stay like this ?