Terra Cotta Patio Lights

Terra Cotta Patio Lights

    Bring a warm glow to any outdoor living area with this unique lamp. Durable terra cotta material endures the outside elements and adds a relaxed garden atmosphere anywhere. What's more, you made it yourself. Tip Making more frequent, less aggressive cuts will produce better results. Using too much pressure or cutting too quickly may crack the terra cotta.

    You need

    Step 1

    draw on pot

    You need:


    Draw your own design or trace a pattern on the outside of a terra cotta flower pot. Note: The bottom of the pot is now the top.


    step 2

    cut the pot

    You need:


    Using the 562 tile cutting bit and a Dremel rotary tool, start the cut by grinding into the pot at a 45° angle, once you've cut through the wall of the pot, continue cutting by while keeping the bit 90° to the pot.


    To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.