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Has anyone ever made a motion lamp.
I thing the rising heat from the bulb or candle made the inside rotate giving the illusion of motion

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tonedeaff (author)2012-12-31

Has anyone instruction and pics of how to do these

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mpilchfamily (author)2012-12-31

All you need is a semi transparent outer sleeve and inner sleeve. Or at least have cutouts on the outer sleeve where you want the inner sleeve pattern to show through. It all comes down to making the sleeves. Other than that making the base and the vented top for the inner sleeve is easy enough.That is if you have ever seen one of these lamps up close. And yes the rising heat from a conventional incandescent bulb spins the inner sleeve so you want to use light materials on that inner sleeve.

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