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BHIVE

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HUNAH HWANG
BHIVE

Project Type

Make-it-Yourself

Category

Lighting

Waste Materials

Packing Boxes

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How many card board boxes do people have? Do they reuse the boxes or throw away or keep them? The BHIVE is made by Card board Boxes.The design is a reuse lamp which can be made by yourself easily so, it is nature friendly and the card board is recycled as a new lamp. The common card board is given new aesthetic qualities. This card board, explored from a different point of view, becomes a new material not rubbish.The shape of the lamp and the overlapping layers are reflected on bee hive.

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Card board boxesBulbSwitchWire

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Get some used card board boxes around 2-3. Size of boxes about 350
Draw a hexagon on card board and cut into the shape you drew and draw line where above layer will stick on it.
Cut inside hexagon and do not throw away the inside hexagon which can be used for the smaller size parts.
Assemble each of the parts and stick using double sided tape.(careful not to let light come out between layers of cardboard)    -Consider the direction of the hole which will be the direction of the light.
 Make the two halves.
Make a bulb holder and put bulb before the sides of the holder are joined together.
Should leave the bottom of the body, do not stick before the bulb is put
Put the bulb holder and the bulb into half of the body and stick on the bottom using UHU glue.
 Join the two halves using double sided tape and switch on!
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