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Magazine Light

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Zhou Hui
Magazine Light

Project Type

Make-it-Yourself

Category

Lighting

Waste Materials

Books & Magazines

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This light made form magazines pages. The magazine is a very common item in the home. It is just too good to just throw away. The paper is a versatile material with many uses. flexible, ductile. It can be soft. It can be strong.This light is sort by colour, the outer hoop is dark colour and inner hoop is light colour.Gentle lights, setting off a warm and comfortable atmosphere.

Materials & Equipment List

MagazinesInvisible threadRolling tool

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

Step1.Take an old lampshade.Cut the fabric from the shade and you will be left with two hoops.
Step2. What you need: invisible thread.
Step3. What you need: rolling tool and waste magazines.
Step4. Creat the rolls: Use a rolling tool approximately 4mm in diameter,such as a wood rod.Begin rolling at one corner and roll the page tightly around the rolling tool.Stop rolling from the opposite corner. Finishi rolling and stick the page.Repeat to creat approximately 170 rolls.
Step5. Measuring scale: The hoops are measured in a graduate to the nearest 1.5cm.
Step6. Cut rolls into 20cm long.
Step7. Attach the rolls: Using invisible thread, wind the magazine rolls round to the hoops.
Step8. Finish.
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Zhou Hui

Nottingham

United Kingdom

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