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Teardrop Pendant Light - laser cut

by robyward, published

Teardrop Pendant Light - laser cut by robyward Jan 23, 2011

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This is a laser cut teardrop pendant that I'm in the process of making. I think I'll end up with 3 separate drops as lights hanging in a circle at different heights. I have a forum at http://www.sharemake.com/groups/laser-cutters/forum/topic/tear-drop-laser-cut-pendant-light/ on the whole process.

This is just the prototype but if you like it make it. It all works and fits together fine.

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I just made one but I think I need to change the little spaces a bit as it is hard to put together. I used clue then but then realized if I use clue that I cant change the bulb anymore.
I can not figure out the combination to mount it! help me please!
Hello, you used the cardboard that measure? 3mm? or 4mm?

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GNU - GPL
Teardrop Pendant Light - laser cut by robyward is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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Instructions

Just cut this out of some 3mm material, clip it together with a light fitting in the middle and your done.

Note: I nested 2 extra verticals encase I broke any. You may not need the extra 2, I'm pretty heavy handed...

I just made one but I think I need to change the little spaces a bit as it is hard to put together. I used clue then but then realized if I use clue that I cant change the bulb anymore.
I can not figure out the combination to mount it! help me please!
Hello, you used the cardboard that measure? 3mm? or 4mm?
Hi there, great design.
I want to make it out of acrylic, but need to know the size as I will be using an A0 laser to cut it, will it fit? Thank you :)
Hi...I made mine out of 4mm veneer and it looks awesomein our room!Can't wait for your next 2!
What are the exact measurements for this? Please help!! Thanks!!
Here's my result. I used the "Regolit" floor lamp from Ikea for the stand.
Thats awesome where are you from?
San Jose, California, although I'm originally from Sweden.
How tight are the tolerances? Would 1/8 inch (3.175 mm) material work?
I don't think so but feel free to change the drawing
i really like your design and i am currently working on a lamp design based on your work.

because you specified the license to be "none" as in all rights reserved i am not able to publish my new design here without your written consent to do so.

is it ok with you if i publish the new lamp design on thingiverse?

best regards
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Yeah for sure, sorry haven't been on the site for a while. I will change the license.
nice project perfect for learning!! We made one in toulouse france...cheers for the design
Awesome guys, looks good. Thanks for the feedback and the picture. :-D
Firing up the laser cutter for this one. I have some edge glow orange that wants to be one of these.

:)
Sounds cool, you'll have to post a picture when your done!! I would really like to see what the contrast between the edges and the sides looks like. ;)
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