Introduction: Dino Lamp

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My dorm room here at school is very dark since we only have one window. So fix this problem in a pretty cool way, I decided to make a lamp. But not just any lamp. A dinosaur lamp. You see, my roommate is as he puts it "startled" by dinosaurs, so I thought it would be fun to make a dino lamp and "startle" him. It was a success and it lite the room nicely.

All it takes is a few materials:
-empty milk containers
-knife/scissors
-template
-lighting parts
-time
-pen

Be safe and have fun....if you would like to see a full instructable, just let me know and I'll be glad to add one.

Comments

apapercraft made it! (author)2015-12-31

Nice dino lamp. I made a similar lamp, not a diplodocus, but a triceratops. You can check it out here

ardeepapercrafthouse.blogspot.my/2015/12/dino-lamp.html

ecstasy426 (author)2012-12-09

Has anyone found any luck getting a template for the plastic cut-outs yet? Would love to try this with my little girl...

boston09 (author)ecstasy4262012-12-11

you can find them here, I just copied the template picture and scaled the size up and printed

scoochmaroo (author)2012-01-03

Yeah, this is very cool. Would be amazing if you could share a printable template (if you have rights to one or can make one on your own!) and do up a full step-by-step. It looks super fun!

l8nite (author)2012-01-02

oh yea... and templates or where to get them !

GitarGr8 (author)l8nite2012-01-02

Thinkgeek.com used to carry these kits, I have two at home, but it appears they've stopped carrying them. Do a google search for "DIY Dinosaur Lamp" and you should find them, looks like this site has them for sale.

l8nite (author)2012-01-02

I would definitely like a full step by step "ible"

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