Introduction: The Tesseract-from the Avengers

Science fiction is in my opinion the most intellectual and creative form of art. This object, known as the tesseract is a source of pure energy in the marvel universe. First appeared in the movie captain america, then the avengers, it is in fact an object of fascination, and having one in your room is damn cool!

If you are a sci-fi fan you should check out this instructable for a step by step guide for building the tesseract.

Step 1: Raw Materials

I have made it for using it as a nightlamp. Thats why I've used a 3V adapter instead of a coincell battery.

1.A blue-colored file, I have used a blue-colored office-file used for keeping papers. Make sure its transparent.

2. Synthetic cotton

3. Blue LED

4. Wires

5. Transparent tape

6. A 3V adapter.

Step 2: The Cube

I have made a 8 cm square faced cube. I used a ruler and pencil to draw out the straight lines and then made markings after proper measurements.

After that, I used scissors to cut out the sheet according to the markings.

Use transparent tape to the attach square faces together.

Attach five sqaure faces, leave out the last. We will attach that later.

Step 3: Use of Cotton

Insert synthetic cotton in adequate amount inside the cube. The purpose of the cotton is to spread the intense light coming out from the blue LED.

Step 4: The Last Face

Make a hole in the last face for passing the wires. Insert a blue LED in such a way that it stays just at the centre of the cube. Attach the face with the rest of the cube with tape.

Step 5: Finishing

Find an appropriate place for keeping you tesseract lamp. Then connect a 3V adapter and light it up.

Comments

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cheyenne_marie made it!(author)2015-06-29

This is awesome! Now I just have to figure out how to make it into a prop for my Lady Loki cosplay...

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starwarsgeek1 made it!(author)2016-02-01

maybe have the cord run up your sleeve so you can hold the tesseracts in your hand

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starwarsgeek1 made it!(author)2015-08-26

ive been wanting to do one of these sometime soon.

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IonzyM made it!(author)2015-05-21

One word. EPIC! :D

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-25

LOL :D

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freakhanya made it!(author)2014-07-19

nice project. like to do one..

How to get the Synthetic cotton..

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-19

Thanks man!! Well I got the cotton from an upholstery shop....Good luck getting them!! You can use normal cotton too!

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Tarun+Upadhyaya made it!(author)2014-07-12

Congratulations for making to the finals :)

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-13

Thanks a lot!!

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shazni made it!(author)2014-07-11

Congrats on making the finalists! This btw is very nice project :-)

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-11

Thank you!!

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Darthorso made it!(author)2014-07-08

Ah, great! Nice and easy!

Maybe you can find a way to add some transulecent textures on cube's surface (to be more look-alike the original Tesseract), so the led inside can create an even better result! :)

Btw, great project! Congratulations! ;)

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Thanks for the support !!

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Darthorso made it!(author)2014-07-08

My pleasure! :)

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doodlecraft made it!(author)2014-07-08

The tesseract is where it belongs! Haha, love it! :)

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Nice one :D !!

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Bradin4945 made it!(author)2014-07-08

Awesome idea

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Thanks for the support !!

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Tarun+Upadhyaya made it!(author)2014-07-08

Beauty in simplicity :). I loved how you have used day to day object to create something so awesome :)

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Thanks a lot!!! India's first featured author commenting on my article...that's really special for me!!

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BDubs made it!(author)2014-07-07

i might make one but i would put a battery and a wireless charger in mine

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Yea..great idea...would make it more real!

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chatsbk007 made it!(author)2014-07-08

I would surely start workin on this one......maybe add a bit or two.......Nyc work though......

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

Thank you!

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dushyantahuja made it!(author)2014-07-08

Nice and simple - would probably make sense to add a current-limiting resistor

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-08

thanx!

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Crafted298 made it!(author)2014-07-03

cool

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Eldalote made it!(author)2014-07-03

Well...I think I'll have a new lamp in my room! :D Great project!

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S0uraV_DAS made it!(author)2014-07-03

Thanks a lot! :)

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