The idea for this project was to create unique and modern lights, with cheap and common materials. It is also design to be simple and versatile. Simple so that everyone can make them, and versatile so that people can use them in different configurations. The name Rocket comes from its appearance of boxes with flash at the bottom like rockets flying through the night sky. So. Lets cut down the long intro and start makin some Rocket Magnetic Lights!
Step 1: Gather the Materials
- 1 roll of tape
- magnets (1 each light cover)
- some bluetack
- 1 mini flashlight (find the ones with the switch at the side like the 3-in-1 ones)
- 1 magnetic board
- 1 piece of paper
Step 2: Fold the Paper to a Hollow Box
Yes. Just fold the paper into a hollow box like the picture and staple the side.
A cuboid has 6 sides but a hollow box only has 4 sides. <----- (Hope this helps) :D
Step 3: Install the Mini Flashlight
Stick the mini flashlight inside the cover using the blue tack with the switch button facing up so that it will be easier to press the button like in the picture.
Step 4: Install the Magnet
Stick the magnet to the exterior side of the cover using the tape. It should be placed at the side where the mini flashlight is placed internally.
Step 5: Magnetic Board
Place blue tacks at the back of the magnetic board so the magnetic board can be removed easily from wall surfaces. The magnetic board will be the platform where the light boxes will be stuck to.
Step 6: Finished Product!
The light boxes can be placed on magnetic surfaces but the magnetic board will be the default platform.
Step 7: Positions
The light boxes can also be placed on the table on their own with the light facing up like candles.