Skill Builder: Working with ABS and Polycarbonate Film

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

3989 Articles

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Following on the heels of our Working with ABS piece, here’s a Make: Project that furthers your working with ABS (assembling via rivets) and includes use of translucent polycarbonate sheeting to create a cool dodecahedron lamp. Author Charles Platt also gives a brief in introduction to the wonders of the Platonic solids.

Dodecahedron Lamp

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