Laser Cut Acrylic Lampshade

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Laser Cut Acrylic Lampshade

Done in the traditional stained glass technique of using lead and copper foil, Ben Light brings a different take on the craft by using laser-cut pieces of acrylic. Surprisingly the acrylic didn’t melt despite the necessary heat that was applied. The result is a great proof of concept for more complex works.


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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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