[Lab] lampshade thot

j ross waterfallclose at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 18:45:26 EST 2014

Often lampshades have an internal plastic support for fabric that also acts
as a heat shield.  Maybe acetate or mylar?  I've done acetate cutouts with
a vinyl cutter but not a laser yet.

Using LED, halogen or fluorescent bulbs will of course cut down on the max

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com>wrote:

> What's a good material to make a lamp shade from?
> I'm looking for something I can laser cut but isn't flammable. (I mean it
> wont burn on it's own very easy).
> I suppose paper is okay but I'm not sure about putting it in proximity to
> hot stuff. If things go wrong (it tips), I want it to be safe...
> I just have this urge to make a lampshade from one of the snowflake
> patterns that came forward.
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