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1. The sculpture




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1. The sculpture

For this lamp, I made a tree out of galvanized wire. I'll need to explain how to build the sculpture separately. Any type of sculpture will work; the important thing is to run two sets of wires to the LEDs. In this sculpture, the body of the tree acts as the negative wires in the circuit, and a set of thin green enameled wire acts as the positive wires. Together, they will deliver electricity from below the roots to the LEDs mounted at the leaves. The enameled wire is carefully wrapped around the trunk to be half-hidden. Notice that one of the galvanized wire at the roots is sticking straight down, and that the enameled wires are wrapped around it. Those will go into the base of the lamp and will be connected to the rest of the circuit.