• Gleam is a hanging vacuum formed lamp that combines rustic, minimalistic and industrial aesthetics into one.
    The project is focused on understanding the vacuum forming process by designing | fabricating a small plastic lamp. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Process
    The process consists of a series of steps that included:
    °turning a block of milled | glued poplar on the wood lathe into the desired shape
    °cutting the mold in half and mounting each piece on ¾” MDF to create the plug for the lamp
    °vacuum forming each half and using the band saw | router to trim the excess plastic
    °bonding | refining the lamp shade and finalizing it with a high gloss paint job

  • Final Product
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