Cans and bottles shed light

April 2nd, 2010 in member junk     
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Inner aluminum walls magnify and project lumens optimizing the power of one candle.
the top needs ventilation to release the heat so that the plastic bottle screen does not melt.
Inner aluminum walls magnify and project lumens optimizing the power of one candle.

Inner aluminum walls magnify and project lumens optimizing the power of one candle.


I developed this lantern, thinking of a cost effective method for mounting a magnetic votive in place of the reflector on my bike. I love riding at night, and look forward to trying this one out.


Pattern or design used: My own design - james walter
posted in: member junk, metal, funky, candle holder, , fun, silver-metallic

Comments (2)

junkermidge writes: I bet you'll be the only bike in town with a reflector like that! Very clever.
Midge Posted: 7:30 pm on April 2nd
racers7 writes: That is a very clever light- I also use aluminum cans (dog food cans) poked with artfully arranged holes, filled with tea lights in the summer. Nice. Melody Posted: 3:21 pm on April 2nd
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