Removing all the sticky stuff may take a few
minutes and more than one application of the
Goo Gone but the bottle will be squeaky clean
once it's cleaned up and rinsed off.
Once all the adhesive is wiped off the
Smartwater bottle, run the bottle under some hot
tapwater until the Goo Gone residue is washed
off. The plastic should look and feel clean.
Dry the bottle off with a clean rag or paper towel.
Using the same process of marking and cutting,
cut the top of the parmesan cheese bottle about
one inch below the screw-on cap.
do-it-yourself aquarium and semi-aquatic background designs beyond the traditional
Using a straight edge ruler and magic marker,
make a line around the bottle about 5 inches
from the bottom.
In this photo some lumber was used to make an
L shaped frame to make it easier to make a
straight line around the bottle.
The base of the bottle rests on the lower section
of the L shaped frame and the bottle is simply
turned with the marker being held in place.
The black notches on the frame are one inch
Using the utility razor, carefully cut the bottle
along the marked line.
The wood frame also helps with this step but is
DIY Water Bottle
Power Filter with
Screw on Cap
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This project idea is an improvement on the original DIY water bottle power filter
design. The goal was to make the filter safer for long-term use around smaller