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How to repair a chipped glass drinking vessle?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Linas, Apr 19, 2006.

  1. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
    Ive got this drinking vessle called a porron and the tip of it is chipped and i want to fix it so i cant drink out of it again.
    And what do you recomend to reconstruct the chipped tip, the original hole is still in tact, but on 1/2 of it its chipped.
    The vessle looks like this.

  2. simpy1


    Mar 31, 2005
    New Zealand
    A "drinking vessel" eh? Hmmm :smug:

    You could just get a glassblower to cut the tip off. Or make you a new one.

    On the cheap maybe some epoxy resin type stuff would do it?

    If it IS actually for drinking out of...the can't you get a normal glass?
  3. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
    Yes, i know it looks like a bong, but its really not. Its a traditional spanish drinking vessle. As you can see in the pic, there is liquid in the vessle. And the problem with cutting off the tip is that i need to keep the integrety of the hole, otherwise if the hole is huge, i cant get a good stream to come out of it. Here is a pic of me while living in barcelona using my vessle with wine and soda. Picture407.
  4. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Jebus! That bong water looks like it is a century old.
  5. It takes a real man to drink the bong water.

    Or a really stoned one.
  6. Diego


    Dec 9, 2005
    San Francisco, CA
    fill it up little by little with acrylic (cyanoacrylate will work find, AKA super bonder, krazy glue, etc). Add a tiny drop, let it dry. Repeat 1x10E+N times (that's a lot). When is filled up and slighlty protruding sand it of to renew the shape.
  7. Diggler


    Mar 3, 2005
    Western PA
    I must respect anyone who is concerned with keeping the integrity of the hole.

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