Intro: How to Make a Lamp
Begin by downloading or making a template by finding one on the Internet, or making your own by using the following programs:
Java (must be up to date)
Make sure to have downloaded the; Shades and Sides. All parts must be on the same scale.
Step 1: Print
Next, print the template and all files necessary for creating the lamp.
Step 2: CAUTION!
When cutting the cardboard make sure to layer the template onto the cardboard, also make sure the cardboard is thin or it will turn out like the image above. Choose an easy template so the cutting process is easier than choosing a complicated pattern.
Sides: Transparent paper + card stock + Template
Top & Bottom Bases: Cardboard + Template
Spines: Cardboard + Template
Cut out the pattern of the sides then proceed to glue the transparent paper.
Step 3: Assemble All Peices
Glue Base with top and Base. Glue the transparent paper to the skeleton of the lamp.