February 26, 2015 AT 6:00 pm

Free Form NeoPixel Sculpture


Fred Bartels shared a great NeoPixel light sculpture on Thingiverse.


A prototype for a larger long-term project to create light sculptures for libraries that celebrate the role of libraries in their communities. (I’m looking for collaborators for this project so if you think you might be interested please get in touch.)

This one was fairly easy to design and make. It didn’t take a lot of printer time or material and the assembly went quite smoothly once I got the hang of it.

I’m using 1/8″ clear acrylic rod. The central dowel is 11/16″ or 3/4″, I can’t remember which. I used an 11/16″ spade bit for the dowel holding hole.

The bulbs are available from a previous project. See below.

The neopixel strip is from Adafruit.



Download available on Thingiverse

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