Step 3: Inner ring
Step 4: More parts
Then got a scrap pcb, cut it into a circle and hot glued some components onto it.
Step 5: Intial assembly
Step 6: Time for Lights
Step 7: Now it just needs a display box
Step 8: Parts and cost estimate
--The rest of the parts were just found in scrap piles i have laying around from other projects, and circuit boards that i scrounge parts from.
--The acrylic i used can be purchased or ordered online at any plastics/acrylics site. Because of the size of the pieces, they shouldn't cost too much. I got mine from home depot. I made my acrylic ring by first cutting a circle out, then drilled lots of holes on the inside, and then just sanded and polished till it was to my liking.
--total cost i would guess under $100, depending on how much you scrounge and can find.
--Also above is a pic of the Led circuit that i built, using a 9volt battery as my power source.