Introduction: HDPE Upcycling Lamp
Make a stylish lamp with low cost everyday materials.
Step 1: Get HDPE Bottles
Gather at least 20 HDPE milk or juice bottles
Step 2: Wash HDPE Bottles
Wash milk or juice bottles after use to avoid residues
Step 3: Cut These 3 Pieces From a Bottle
Cut these 3 pieces from an HDPE bottle. Repeat at least 15 times
Step 4: Join This 2 Pieces Using Zip Ties
Join these 2 pieces using zip ties as shown in the images
Step 5: Keep Joining Pieces Until You Get a Pentagon
Keep joining pieces until you get a pentagon. Repeat
Step 6: Assemble One Pentagon in the Top of the Other
Assemble one pentagon in the top of the other
Step 7: Repeat the Last Step
repeat the last step. Now you have 3 layers of pentagons.
Step 8: Join the Flap Shaped Pieces at the Bottom of the 3 Layer Assembly
Join the flap shaped pieces at the bottom of the 3 layer assembly. Locate the flap shaped piece between the other pieces.
Step 9: Add These Pieces in Each Side of the Bottom Pentagon
Add these pieces in each side of the bottom pentagon. The handles faces out of the lamp.
Step 10: Mount Your Lamp Beneath a Source of Light
Mount your lamp beneath a source of light.
Turn on the light. Enjoy your lamp