Want to contact Batman for help? Do the Joker and Bane scare you at night? then this Bat-signal is a perfect night-lamp for you! This is a low-powered replica of the bat signal which can be used as a small night lamp at home. A fun and exciting project to do for all batman fans!

PS: the Bat-signal is a distress call by commissioner Gordon of the Gotham city police department. It is used as a method of contacting Batman.

Step 1: Materials

  • Empty cardboard roll
  • Glue
  • Foil - aluminium or tin
    Silver paint
  • Butter paper/ Tracing sheets
  • Black paper sheets
  • Scissor and blade
  • black acrylic paint
  • permanent marker
  • a light-bulb holder with a low wattage light-bulb
  • a long wire with a plug
  • empty small plastic bottle (as stand)
  • electrical insulating tape
  • empty matchbox - small
  • another box (as base)
  • Enthusiasm!

<p>Love all of the recycled materials you incorporated in this...simply spectacular! :)</p>
<p>thank you :)</p>
<p>Thank you.<br>the best part about using recycled materials was that i barely spent any money making this. all materials i picked up from different parts of my house:p</p>
<p>Great instructions and easy to follow. </p>
This is awesome, great job
<p>Fantastic and simple. I can easily see a tiny little commissioner Gordon standing next to it.</p>
<p>This is awesome!</p>
<p>Nice work :). Cool design :) </p>
<p>Looks Awesome!</p>
Wow man loved it
<p>I have a shuttlecock cardboard roll, but I am worried it'll be too thin.. is there some minimum circumference?</p>
a shuttlecock roll may be a little small, but it may work well too!
<p>wickeeeddd,.. love it,..:)</p>
<p>wondering what the range is, looking to have a batman themed party and would like to have 4 in each corner of the dance floor beaming on to the roof, ceiling is 18 ft high but wondering how well it works before i make and buy supplies for it</p>
the lamp is a nightlamp and the bat silhouette is mild and soft.<br>it does not project onto the wall because of the butter paper used.<br>however, if you replace the butter paper with clear glass or a transparent sheet of plastic, it may project onto the wall (but then it won't be usable as a nightlamp anymore!)
I love this nerdy project!!! Awesome for the superhero lovers.
<p>looks great! just 6 inch for a bat man symbol! :3</p>
<p>You can put the difusion paper on the botton, and put the bat symbol on a glass, it will look much better</p>
how long is the cardboard?
<p>it is six inches long.</p>
great job! May I suggest using metallic tape instead of gluing aluminum foil? it would make it go a lot quick. ?
<p>it definitely would, but it would also make it a lot more expensive.<br>I've made this with materials one can find in the house itself, without having to specifically buy them.</p>
<p>Look great!haaha!:-P</p>

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