How to Make a Homemade Glass Bong with Simple Materials

If you are looking for a way to enjoy your favorite herb or tobacco without spending a lot of money on a store-bought bong, you can make your own at home using some simple materials. A glass bong is a great option because it is durable, easy to clean, and provides a smooth and cool smoke. Here are the steps to make a homemade glass bong:

  1. Gather supplies. You will need a glass bottle, a piece of glass tubing, a propane torch, a working surface, a grommet or cork, a stem or tube, and a bowl. You can find these items at hardware stores, online shops, or head shops. Make sure the glass bottle has a long neck and a wide base, and the glass tubing is about the same length as the bottle. The grommet or cork should fit snugly into the hole you will drill in the bottle. The stem or tube should be long enough to reach the water inside the bottle, and the bowl should be attached to the end of the stem or tube.
  2. Clean the bottle. Empty the bottle and wash it out with warm water. Remove any labels or stickers from the bottle. Dry the bottle thoroughly.
  3. Drill a hole in the bottle. Mark a spot on the upper curve of the body of the bottle where you want to drill the hole. This is where you will insert the grommet or cork and the stem or tube. Use a 3/4″ diamond drill bit to drill through the glass. To prevent the glass from cracking, run water over the drilling area and start drilling slowly. Apply gentle pressure and increase the speed gradually until you make a clean hole.
  4. Insert the grommet or cork into the hole. Push the grommet or cork into the hole you drilled in the bottle. Make sure it is tight and secure.
  5. Insert the stem or tube into the grommet or cork. Push the open end of the stem or tube through the grommet or cork until it reaches the water inside the bottle. The bowl should be facing upward on the outside of the bottle.
  6. Add the bowl to the end of the stem or tube. If you have a separate bowl, attach it to the end of the stem or tube using some adhesive or tape. If you don’t have a bowl, you can make one using a highlighter and some foil. Empty the contents of a highlighter and remove any plastic parts. Wrap some foil around the wide end of the highlighter and press it down to form a bowl shape. Poke some small holes in the foil for airflow.
  7. Fill the bottle with water. Pour some water into the bottle until it covers about an inch of the stem or tube inside. Don’t fill it too much or you will get water in your mouth when you smoke.
  8. Test your bong. Pack some herb or tobacco into your bowl and light it up. Place your mouth over the mouthpiece of the bottle and inhale slowly. Enjoy your homemade glass bong!