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From CD to 3D
small device for converting old cds into a large structure
We all have loads of CDs that are either
faulty or redundant. Disposing of these is
a problem, for which this is another
solution, albeit a Halfbaked one. (with any
From CD to 3D is a small device, similar in
size and design to that of a Foreman grill.
When you want to dispose of
a CD, you
pop open the cover or the device, drop in
the CD, and close the lid. You then have to
set the "curvature output" control.
Switching on the device causes the CD to
be heated and forced into a slightly dished
shape. It also receives four equidistant
holes at the cardinal points, close to its
Your CD is now ready to join the others in
a pile, waiting for the day when you have
nothing better to do, except begin
assembling them together. This is
achieved using the drilled points to join
them to each other with short wire twists.
This result is the creation of a giant,
mirrored ball, of little use to anyone,
except for tumbling down a grassy hill.
* note construction of ball not
recommended to be undertaken in a small
George Hart's sculptures
More fun with CDs (and other media) [imaginality, May 19 2007]
George Radebaugh's CD sculptures
[imaginality, May 19 2007]
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||All that's needed is for one village to show a little initiative, and it could become as famous for its annual CD-rolling as Cooper's Hill is for its cheese-rolling. [+]