Introduction: Sharp Pencil Quality TV
The Future of TV is here folks! Sharp Pencil Quality TV!
Here's my papercraft TV set with a film strip of selected frames from a movie. The strip is wrapped arround two pencils. As you turn the pencils film scrolls over the screen. You need to download DIY kit I made from my web site link. They are actualy just PDF files containing the box fold out and a film strip. All you need is to print it, cut it and assemble it. You'll need two pencils (chopsticks might do also) and some glue.
I have done versions for three movies so far. Kill Bill vol. 1, Dirty Harry and Dr. Strangelove.
Sharp Pencil Quality TV
Step 1: Download and Print
Step 2: Cut!
Cut along the full lines, bend on dashed ones. You might use a sharp knife to slightly scratch the paper along the dashed lines so it would bend more easily. Be carefull not to cut it all the way through.
Step 3: Glue!
Apply some glue to the white flaps. Not too much! Don't get your fingers sticky.
Step 4: Assembling the Box
Assemble the top part of the box first. Bend flaps inside. Do not stick the bottom of the box yet.
Step 5: Film Strip
Sut the parts of the film strip. Sharp Pencil Quality TV even let's you make your own edits. Cut, splice and insert any subliminal messages you might want to impose upon yourself.
Step 6: Glue Again
Glue the film strip togather.
Step 7: Stick and Roll
Now for the tricky part.
Glue each end of the film strip to a pencil. It should be at about middle of the lenght of the pencil. Next you need to roll the film to pencils. You should roll it about equaly on each pencil. You might use a rubber band to help you hold the whole thing togather while you roll.
Step 8: Insert
Some tricky stuff again.
You should insert the film in to the box you made. Flaps must go behind the film strip, between the visible part of the strip and the rolls. Flaps will hold the film pressed to the "screen".
Step 9: Ta-daaa!
Stick the bottom of the box. Enjoy!
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