Once the water in the bottle is replaced with smoke, quickly place your finger back over the hole on the bottom of the bottle to trap the smoke. When you’re ready to take a hit from your waterfall gravity bong, simply remove the downstem and bowl, place your mouth over the bottle opening, remove your finger from the hole in the bottom of the bottle and inhale.
The waterfall bong is a slightly simpler method requiring fewer components. Here’s how to make and use a waterfall gravity bong.
You’ll need to assemble the following to make a bucket gravity bong:
A gravity bong can be an excellent smoking choice whether you’re in a pinch and need a makeshift way to smoke or if you simply want to mix up your typical smoking experience. Best of all, gravity bongs are simple to construct and require items that you probably already have laying around the house. This guide provides everything you need to know to make two types of gravity bongs.
Hold your finger over the hole in the bottle to avoid spilling any water. Now, put your downstem/bowl combination back onto the top of the bottle and pack it with a pinch of ground-up marijuana.
You can make a bowl using a piece of aluminum foil. Fold a square piece of foil and place it over the top of the empty bottle. Gently press down with your fingertips to create a slight bowl shape and use a paperclip, toothpick, or some other tool to poke several small holes in the foil.
When you’re ready for more smoke, remove the downstem and bowl, position your mouth over the opening, remove your finger or tape from the hole in the bottom of the bottle, and inhale. Repeat the entire process until all the smoke is gone.
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- An empty plastic bottle
- A container filled with water (it needs to be larger than your plastic bottle, as you’ll eventually need to push the plastic bottle down into the container of water)
- Scissors or box cutter
- Downstem and bowl, or alternatively, aluminum foil
How to Make a Gravity Bong A gravity bong can be an excellent smoking choice whether you’re in a pinch and need a makeshift way to smoke or if you simply want to mix up your typical smoking