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mcbeth
« on: February 25, 2013 09:27:43 AM »

Spray painting outside in the winter really sucks and in the end isn't all that effective.


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I started with a pear.

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Which I took apart and spray painted:

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Added fabric to the inside and painted the thread lines:

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The led bulb won't get too hot inside but I did stab some vent-holes. I used epoxy for the magnets and hot glue to stick it to the pole.

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Testing the brightness:

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The basket is leather with stuff all over it.

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And finished:

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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2013 10:01:06 AM »

oooh pretty
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013 10:11:36 AM »

Love it! What a great idea!
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2013 11:15:45 AM »

Wow!
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2013 03:09:09 PM »

Awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2013 08:33:10 PM »

What a cool transformation!! This is great.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013 10:58:49 PM »

That's a really clever reuse!
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2013 11:23:45 AM »

Very steampunk!
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2013 11:30:01 AM »

love this! Great idea!
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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2013 11:09:49 AM »

Fantastic, I love this.
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