Introduction: Minion Lamp

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I was playing around with my diy vacuum forming machine, and i vacuum formed a minion. I decided to paint it and the put a light inside to create a minion lamp.

Step 1: Gather Materials

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  • diy vacuum former
  • object you want to vacuum form (i used a minion)
  • led finger-light
  • paint
  • scissors
  • glue

Step 2: Forming

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vacuum form the front and back

Step 3: Paint

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Paint according to your taste

Step 4: Install Light

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  1. i put a piece of hot glue stick on top of the led so it would diffuse the light better
  2. then mount it inside (as shown)
  3. close the minion and hot glue it

Step 5: Enjoy!

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use as a night light, hang it on your wall or just as a fun flashlight


seamster (author)2014-11-12


What is that plastic you used?

Tom Howbridge (author)seamster2014-11-19

he used hdpe (from milk bottles) i have a little a video showing aswell

Tom Howbridge (author)2014-11-13

cool, the process used for making the minion seems a bit familair :)

ed shtern (author)Tom Howbridge2014-11-17

I got the idea from the minion in your project.

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