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My lit printed coro signs

Discussion in 'Corrugated Plastic (Coro) & 3D Printing' started by vincerules, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. vincerules

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    Very nice looking.
    The present will be a very nice touch.
     
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    I love the present, do you have any daytime photos.

    Kev
     
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    Thanks for compliments... here's a quick and dirty "how to".

    I found a local print shop that prints on coro, i decided to get some 18"x24" prints done to test this method out

    The first is the christmas present:
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    and the second was the TUNE TO sign that I had printed in reverse so that on the outside it just looks like a white box until it is lit up at night time:
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    Here is the box I made up. just cut some coro strips, all the same width, and hot glue them to the outside.
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    You can see that I used 10 of these lights for this size print, you can choose whichever lights you want.

    The last step is to hot glue the print to the rest of the box:
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    and here is how i will place the reversed tune to sign:
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    Note: I plan on cutting this one in half to make 2 separate boxes, for now this is just to test it out.


    That's it! If you have any other questions let me know.
     
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    bjpc2716 need more lights to light up the world

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    very cool good one love it
     
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    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

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    Nicely done. Simple yet very effective
     
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    bluzervic 65,768 Channels, 185 Universes

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    Very nice.....wonder if any local print shops around here will do that

    -Blu
     
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    Nice Idea. Very well done.
    Here is one I also did with coro. These were made with 2 pieces of Coro bent in to "U" shape then tapped together (same lighting setup inside with a 3 channel controller). The coro was then wrapped with conventional ribbon. VERY VERY easy and very cheap also can be any size. fold down flat for storage.

    RGB Coro Presents test
     
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    Look great, do you have pics of the presents in daylight or during making?
     
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    Both concepts are very cool.
    One can be very creative while the other is simple but effective.
    Thanks to both for sharing.
     
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    Here is a pic in daylight and one with the inside exposed.
     

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    Both methods will look great in the displays. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great job. .. ;)
     
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    Ɠαяєтн Mae gen i C.L.A.P ei heintus iawn

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    :) I like these!
     
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    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    very nice indeed.
     

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