Garden Light Ideas | Custom Globes for Solar Lamps

In this build video, I design a 3D printed globe for some inexpensive garden lights and give them a custom look. The build didn’t go exactly as planned, but check out how things turned out!

What was the other design supposed to look like? Well, I was going for a Rougier Tube Lamp style. It turns out that I miscalculated the diameter of the straws needed to completely cover the surface of the solar lamp. To make matters worse, the glue I was sure would work had some sort of chemical reaction with the straw plastic, and wouldn’t bond. It just turned into a disaster. I don’t think this will be my only attempt at making that style of lamp, but it just didn’t work out for this project.

That was my project day!

If you liked this project, check out some of my others:

DIY Halloween Decorations: Animated Skull

The ThrAxis – Our Scratch-Built CNC Mill

Instant Parade!

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