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    Bell Shaped Lithophane

    You know those ceramic candle holders which have the same effect as lithophanes, but with a candle inside them. Well I thought I'd do a LED version:




    It uses PhotoToMesh's surface of revolution. It took me a while to get sizes and thicknesses right, and I used orange plastic because I ran out of white. Full details here:
    http://www.ransen.com/PhotoToMesh/Be...e-(How-To).htm
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    Pretty cool. I may have to give that a shot sometime

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bassna View Post
    Pretty cool. I may have to give that a shot sometime
    It took me several attempts to understand the thicknesses which worked in white ABS and in orange ABS. This ugly photo without interior lighting will give you an idea of what worked:

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    Nice effect

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    Interesting. Good idea

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