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Picture of DIY Pentagon Lamp
I am in love with geometrical designs, shapes and figures!

Therefore, I needed to build me something myself..something I could use cheap stuff for that I already have at home.

Step 1: Cutting the skewers

Picture of Cutting the skewers
You need:
- skewers
- sketching paper or tissue paper (light is supposed to shine though it)
- hot glue+ sticks
- a lamp/light bulb/..
 
Dan_1 year ago
how did you get it so clean? Also how did you get the paper/tissue tight? And last question I promise. Did you only do the outside area? Or every single face?
Kion Designs (author)  Dan_1 year ago
Hey Dan_,
clean? well.. thx^^ But I don't know it it is that clean. Anyway! If you have problems using the hot glue for this project I can recommend an all-purpose glue! It's should be transparent. I like the way it is used: you add glue on both parts and wait about a minute to let it dry. After that you press the pieces together and they stick immediately.

Using the paper tissue, you should cover one triangle after another. Start to assess if the piece of paper is big enough to cover one pyramid. Then glue one edge to the first stick of the pentagon/bottom plane. Work your way up to cover the first triangle and go on with that. A ruler so slide over and smooth it can help.
After you covered the first pentagon pyramid use nail scissors or a sharp cutter so trim of the edges of the paper.

I only covered the outside area, but this is a question of your design. It's up to you which way to go :)

I hope this was helpful and thank you very much for the questions. I think it would be nice to post this short conversation in the post itself. Is this ok with you?