Fairy Boxes

These light up cubes are cherry wood with rice paper lining and lit by a string of fairy lights.

These are battery powered and portable. They might make nice center pieces for party tables. Or you can just pretend to be Thanos. Who am I to judge.

The inner piece is three layers of .13 ply/cherry and holds a set of rails to wrap the string around and a holder for the battery/switch combo.

The bottom holder is friction fit so you can easily swap batteries. It’s a fun little project and rice paper actually cuts pretty well on the glowforge. Who knew?

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i love the inner core for winding the string of LEDs.
I would have just wadded them up in there. this is much better.

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Yeah, the winding solution is clever! Very appealing results, great job.

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Looks fantastic. Illuminate all the things!

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Fairy lights make the world a better place.

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The internal structure for the fairy lights is clever. Nice!

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Yes, love the inside. Perfect for having a nice even light…

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Ooh shiny, Loove it :heart_eyes:

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Wow! These are just lovely! Lights are a big favorite thing of mine.

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Very nice project! The inside is clever indeed. There is a lot of potential in that to upgrade to LEDs, etc. Nice work!

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I would have just wadded them up in there.

That was exactly what I did with my first few experiments. :slight_smile: The Tesla tower came after a few iterations.

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Next iteration: acrylic tesla tower? Should block less light.

Shorter tabs on the tesla tower would help too, as well as v-shaped tabs.

Excellent concept, very clever.

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Very nice. Love it!

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These are very nice, and like everyone has said … the interior design is fantastic!

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Excellent work!

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Welcome to the forum.

It is against forum rules to ask for files. Many of us have made the same mistake, but if a designer wants to share their designs, they post them in the Free Design section of the forum.

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…Or better yet, add a check box to the posting section that says, “Willing to share” or something like that, then nobody needs to even ask. The info is right in the post. Just don’t limit speech in an open artistic forum. That is ridiculous!

And BTW- Sorry if you are just the messenger and not a moderator but like I said, that response really put me on a bit of a tilt.

The rule is a glowforge rule so you’ll need to take it up with glowforge. Here is the rule:
“If someone shares a print that they’ve made, please respect their sharing and do not ask for the source design or artwork. Designs take work and have value, and when you ask someone to give you that value for free, you undermine their work.”

And here is the link:
https://community.glowforge.com/guidelines

If you get them to change their minds see if you can lift the ban on posting settings outside Beyond the Manual.

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On a personal note to this: The boxes themselves are from MakerCase. However, the screens are a purchase from Etsy so I cannot share them. However, you can buy the set here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/595570804/24-svg-dxf-eps-png-bundle-cut-template

For myself, I like having the rule in place. I don’t have to refuse anyone, so I don’t feel bad. I would much rather try to show people how I came up with something so they can make their own and add their own touches to it. If I just give it to them, I feel less like I have shared and more like I did someone’s homework for them. That’s just my 2 cents.

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Jeff; you’re the one being triggered and freaking out. dkl just gave a matter of fact response. There are reasons why this rule is in place. It is to prevent conflict and protect people’s original designs.

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