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« on: May 05, 2008 01:30:26 AM »

I saw one on a Nesquick (powdered chocolate milk mix for those of you who are unfamiliar with the stuff) commercial and loved it.  I had a few records left over from when I was making bowls out of them (I figured out how to make stretched ones so they really look like bowls!).  Turns out, I only had five left, I wish I had more but..... Here's what I made from the five I had left.  It looks a lot better in person than it does on the wall.  I just couldn't get any -really good- pictures of it... It's supprisingly bright, it gives off enough light to see clearly in my livingroom.

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2008 01:40:01 AM »

coooooool!  I would love to put my hands on some vinyl records, but I cant find them in my town Sad
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2008 07:31:39 AM »

that is super cool!!!!! Smiley i love it.

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2008 07:35:31 AM »

Wow it looks great on and off, such a contrast!
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2008 08:13:55 AM »

That is just great!  I need to hit up my local resale shop for more records now I think ... then learn how to make a lamp...

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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2008 08:23:36 AM »

that is so cool!   it looks like a flower all lit up!  did you use LEDs or regular bulbs?

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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2008 09:04:42 AM »

Please tell me how you did it! I must have one for my seventies themed room!
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2008 09:05:08 AM »

that's very awesome! i always like to see records used in crafts!

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« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2008 12:12:33 PM »

that's dope. I would also like to know how you did it, AND I would like to know more about the stretched record bowls you talked about....how did you stretch them out, me and my scratched vinyl want to know!

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