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Topic: faux lucite purse made from plexiglass (:  (Read 2807 times)
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fromsophia
« on: January 06, 2009 12:01:27 PM »

I was inspired by the lucite purses of the 1940s-60s but I modernized it and made it a little more industrial




I used a heat gun to bend the plexi my dad helped with a little bit of the technical stuff like the opener. It is my design. everything is metal or plastic no fabric involved. It is really easy to carry and is light for what it is made of.
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turtlelove
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009 12:04:49 PM »

i love this 'hitting 'this rocks'' where did you find all the materials?
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fromsophia
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009 12:08:58 PM »

an amazing surplus store called sky craft and ace hard wear.
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threehang
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009 12:57:38 PM »

this is super awesome.

this rocks!
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beautyproof
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2009 04:26:35 AM »

How on earth did you manage to bend the plexi so perfectly!?
Impressive!
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paperrabbit
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2009 07:47:43 PM »

very cool.
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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2009 09:59:25 AM »

Wow, amazing!
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2009 12:10:44 PM »

Wow, really fantastic! Very edgy and cool. What did you use as a strap?
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« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2009 12:53:52 PM »

Industrial steel wire casing
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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2009 01:37:41 PM »

This is so impressive! I love this style of purse, i cant find them anywhere! Yours is aweseome, so rocks!
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