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Easier to make than it looks.
 
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Step 1: What you need.

What you need:

Skewers (the sticks used to make shish kabobs)
Masking tape
LED lights
Power supply (I used a 12V power supply)
Resistors (I used 560 ohm resistors, but the resistance you need will vary depending on the supply voltage. You can use this site to calculate the resistance. http://ledcalc.com/ )
Hookup wire
Glue (Elmer's Glue works fine)
Tissue paper
Glaze / finish


Tools:

Hot glue gun
Soldering iron (with a small tip for electrical work)
Solder
Wire strippers
Paintbrush

Step 2: Base Structure

Picture of Base Structure
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For the base, you can really create any 3-D shape you want. I created a lot of individual triangles of different sizes, which I then connected to each other.

To connect the joints of the skewers, use masking tape which can be reinforced with a hot glue gun. The masking tape is good at first because it is flexible which is good when joining the two skewers together. The glue helps solidify the structure.
antoniraj1 year ago
very pretty... Nice job...
Incredible work! You should be proud! You've inspired me to make my own (albeit with some alterations.) Will hopefully post a picture when I've finished it. Thanks!
llash-rosenberg (author)  Nathaniel S.1 year ago
please do! I'd love to see what you make!
WOW :). Thanks for sharing. I just loved those little pyramids.
sharine1 year ago
so amazing the chandlier
canida1 year ago
Beautiful!
ckerns11 year ago
Wow, very creative and looks awesome!
craftyv1 year ago
I love it, it's very cubist. I could do the triangles etc. but the wiring and led are outside my experience and therefore this is one Instructable I won't be doing. Well done it's a success.
ynze1 year ago
Such a pretty chandelier! Great!
ChrysN1 year ago
That looks gorgeous!
Kiteman1 year ago
That is really creative - well done!
llash-rosenberg (author)  Kiteman1 year ago
Thank you, I'm glad you like it! It was a lot of fun to make.
antioch1 year ago
wow