Making a wooden LED Cube

I watched this video by DIY Perks, where he created a headset stand with wood, plexi glass and LED’s. After watching the video, i really wanted to test out the concept. I went to Clas Ohlson and picked up some plexi glass sheets, which i brought to FIX makerspace and started working.

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I started out by cutting matching squares of the plexi glass and a wood plank i found

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Clamped together and drilled / screwed together

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Everything sanded smooth

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Some doodling

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Arduino Nano + led strip

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Put it on top of my led cylinder to see the glow effekt. great success!

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Using hot glue as usual

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Leds spaced correctly by soldering on some header pins in between

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Applying some stain for extra cool

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The staining filled the cracks in the plexi, which distored the even glow

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I opened it to fix the issue, and found out that the screws had cracked the plexi severely. Next time i will drill a larger hole before screwing.

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