Making Miniature Tiki Lights, Part 3

Making Miniature Tiki Lights, Part 3

site de rencontre entre retraitГ© I’m not going to mince words: This hut-style tiki lamp was a hassle.

Starting on the lamp base

find Starting on the lamp base

Making the bottom of the lamp

site de rencontre homme et femme gratuit Making the bottom of the lamp

have a peek here I happen to own a rather large industrial hole punch, so I used it to punch out a big hole for the bottom of the lamp. I didn’t think having the light diffuse from the sides of the lamp would be enough. (I used pieces of mat board for the top, bottom, and roof, as it’s much sturdier than paper.)

Making the roof, one panel at a time

https://wimenshop.com/minyrew/5277 Making the roof, one panel at a time

Gluing the "walls" in place

http://tucsokraj.hu/media/mamiya/1944 Gluing the “walls” in place

https://bristolquakers.org.uk/drova/3174 The “walls” of the hut are made of parchment-style craft paper and – again – more scraps of bamboo placemat. And gluing them was very, very tricky. (I don’t recommend Superglue for this kind of project. It soaks through paper and looks awful. By the way, NEVER use Superglue on fabric.) I painted the roof and bottom brown.

Drying next to the first two lamps

opcje binarne nielegalne Drying next to the first two tiki lamps

I added bamboo thatch roofing, which wound up taking longer than expected, since I had to put it on in layers and wait for the glue to dry each time. And don’t worry, I trimmed that uneven fringe when the glue was completely dry.

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