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Cartons light

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Michelle
Cartons light

Project Type

Make-it-Yourself

Category

Lighting

Waste Materials

Tetra Packs

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Materials & Equipment List

Innocent cardboard cartonstissue paperfoam boardlight bulb tapesand paperneedle and threadcutterUHU glue

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

1.	With the washed cardboard cartons, cut out the top part leaving 2cm away from the top line.
2.	Cut away the barrel lid so that the carton top is flat.
3.	Using sanding paper for finishing to sand away the colour, focusing on the face that is facing outward.
4.	Measure and then cut out the tissues paper to cover the lid. Tape to secure
5.	Seaming the cartons together.
6.	Once it gets to the size wanted, seaming them together to form a circular shape.  Repeat the steps so there is two cartons circular shape to layer.
7.	Put a light under the top layer and draw out the shape on paper
8.	Cut out the shape just drew on foam board, and a hole in the middle for holding the light bulb in place.
9.	Place it in the top layer to test if it is fit.
10.  Glue the two layer together using UHU glue.
11.  While waiting the glue to dry, complete the circuits of the light by   connecting the cable the plug and the bulb.
12.  Put the light into the cartons light from bottom to top, so the light is facing downward.
12.  Put the light into the cartons light from bottom to top, so the light is facing downward.
13.	  Cut a small stripe away form only one of the bottom cartons, letting the cable stay in  place.
14.	  The light is complete! Place it anywhere in the house to light up.
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Michelle

Nottingham

United Kingdom

A BA (Hons) Product Design student at NTU, UK...

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