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I decided to try and replicate one of NZ designer David Trubridge's amazing pendant light shades (be sure to check him out if you haven't already. His work is stunning) while I was off work for a week with the flu. And I had to use what I had around the house cause I was too crook to drive for supplies.

Originally I had put it together with double sided tape and it held up nicely for about a year until recently, a few pieces started to came apart, I thought I'd better do it properly so I took it apart, glued the entire shade back together, took photos of the process and here we are.

It's a little rougher looking now, I was too lazy to scrape all the double sided tape off before gluing. But any roughness disappears at night as the brilliance in a Trubridge design outshines.

Step 1: You will need:

  • 10 - 12 Laminated pieces of A4
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Double sided tape or Contact Adhesive
  • Paper Clips / Bulldog clips
  • 2x 85g cans of spray paint
  • 5x bendy folder clips?
  • Shape Template
<p>Just made a variation on this as a reuse project using plastic milk bottles as raw material, and push pins as connectors. The template needed to be scaled down slightly, but it works pretty well. In hindsight the connectors could probably have been made from the bottles as well (or perhaps the caps). A couple more pics up on my Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tijowa/. Thanks!</p>
<p>This looks Gorgeous! </p>
thank you all for viewing and your kind words are much appreciated. ive admired sacred geometry for a long time and you are right atremante, metatrons cube would be the ultimate. any ideas for a material? im not too familar with arduino lights will do some research. thanks great idea
now improve upon your design (awesome as it is) and craft Metatron's Cube! I ;-) you've given excellent ideas ty!
better yet combine this instructable with the Chameleon Arduino lights!
<p>So beautiful!!!</p>
<p>Wow, this is gorgeous!</p>
simply beautiful..! :)

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