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where to get fiber optic scraps for art project Answered

Where can I get fiber optic scraps, 1-2mm glass for an art/tech project? 2-5 ft long about a laundry basket  to small truck bed full.        Houston TX


simplest way is to break up Christmas trees, there are miles of fibre in them, I paid about 5 bucks for the ones I used.

at one to two millimetres thick, that isn't comms fibre, that's purely art fibre. comms fibre is a fraction of a mm thick. My tree fibre IS 1mm, so you can get it from that source, you just have to hunt for it. the alternative it's to buy it....

You could ask your local telephone or computer network installation company if they have any offcuts.

A-ha at least I now have a term for their scraps, Thanks!

try craigslist
Try verizon, not the main company but the vans that you see driving around.