Lamps and patterns

A project log for Can transformer

Re-use drinks cans as other things using a purpose-built CNC machine to cut them up.

menaduemenadue 05/27/2022 at 04:240 Comments

The can transformer can easily cut patterns in the can like this:

You can then pop a light source inside and use it as either a lamp or a personalised display like this:

When cutting a pattern you do have to be careful to use tabs to keep any areas that would otherwise fall out, like the triangular piece in the 'A' above.