DIY Mason Jar Mugs
August 6, 2010 1:55 PM Subscribe
So, I've been saving all the nice mason jars that Classico pasta sauce comes in for sometime and decided I could do with a nice set of mugs. But I'm unsure of how to best attach handles.
posted by gzimmer to grab bag (14 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
For handles I'm going with drawer pulls which from mock-ups I've done look really nice.
Originally I was going to try and use some epoxy (bought JB weld for this)
and just adhere the metal handle to the exterior glass. But there is very limited surface area on the handle side, as well as the fact that the the glass is by no means perfectly flat.
I'm now considering carefully drilling mounting holes for the handles to be properly attached via two screws. However, I'm worried about how to screw the screws into the handle since the head would be inside the glass. Maybe one of those drillbit extenders? Also worry-some is possibility of rust on the screw head contaminating the liquid in the drink. Might need to use silicone for sealant...
Anyone have any other ideas on how to make this happen?