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/diy/, I come to you in an hour of need. I have recently picked up Star Trek: The Next Generation on blu-ray and have been watching it. While watching it, I noticed these lamps (see image); from my googling, they are seem to be Rougier Brain Lamps, or Rougier Tube Lamps.
Long story short, I want one, but they are far too expensive (http://www.ebay.com/itm/c1970-Rougier-Canada-Mushroom-Brain-Tube-Lamp-Acrylic-Star-Trek-/2710563056
88?pt=Antiques_Decorative_Arts&hash=item3f1c36fe18 As an example).
So I come to you. I've found a bit of information on there here (http://www.objectplastic.com/2009/02/rougier-tube-lamp-unknown-designer.html), note how it talks about the side panel being screwed on, they seem to be made of acrylic according to the previous website. However, I was thinking I might be able to get away with making one of PVC...do you guys thing that might be possible? . As someone with minor experience making things by hand (some welding and small gas engine rebuilding in high school about 5 years ago), do you think this would be a project I could feasibly do?
I also was wondering what suggestions you might have about putting the actual lamp apparatus inside all of it? I'm sure heat would be an issue with PVC, or am I mistaken?
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Sup /diy/, drafting/CAD general.
So far I've got Vectorworks and Autocad Architectural 2013 student licenses, and I kind of prefer Autocad for floor planning and Vectorworks for light plotting. All I really want to do is light floor planning (mostly hobby, but I might actually build a small cabin in the future) and lighting plots for theaters.
feel free to share any tips, links, etc
>autocad free student licenses
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Sup /diy/, /an/ recommended I ask here as well.
I know this is a long shot, but would any of you happen to know about reputable places to buy animal pelts from?
I've been looking on and off for a while now, and I have found several places, I'm just not well versed in who's a good seller and who isn't.
/an/ has already suggested checking local taxidermists, so I'll stop by the ones I know of and see what they have.