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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Geometric Cut Paper Table Lamp

Add a warm glow to your life with this kirigami lamp

By Andrew Barnes

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Figure A: Finished lamp

I’ve been making cut and folded paper lamps for a while now and get a lot of pleasure from designing, building, and enjoying them. I was thinking that I’ve gotten so much from Instructables I would give a little back.

You can probably get this lamp made in an afternoon (depending on paint drying time) and it should cost about $15-$20. It uses simple techniques of symmetric and asymmetric pop folds that can be the basis for more complex designs. My goal when designing is to make things with a single sheet of paper that ...

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