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how would you recommend making a cone out of plexiglass, about 2 inches in hight and 3/2 inches in diameter? Answered

im trying to make a glowing led cone, but i am not sure on how to go making the cone out of plexiglass. is there a way to form one? with a flat piece of plexiglass that is.

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kelseymh (author)2009-04-08

Same way you make a cone out of paper. Heat the plexi so you can bend it, and join the edges with epoxy.

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Pkranger88 (author)kelseymh2009-04-08

The only precaution is about the heat. You'll want to heat it slowly and avoid direct heat sources such as a heat gun, which will cause the 'glass to bubble or burn. If it's fairly thin, you can boil it in water. It sounds like a small piece, so this could work. If not I would place foil on top and bottom and stick in an oven and slowly heat it until it's pliable, depending on the thickness.

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phalanx447 (author)2009-04-08

I think this would be a good way. It looks complicated and like it would cost a lot, but once you read it and see the required goods/time, I'm sure you will find it to be worth the effort. All you will need is a mold.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-good%2c-cheap%2c-upgradeable-sheet-plastic-vacu/

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