Torchiere Lamp Shade 2

Three and a half years later, the shade on the living room’s other torchiere lamp crumbled at a touch:

Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 - crumbled
Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 – crumbled

Because I live in the future and had solved this problem in the past, eight hours of print time produced a second shade:

Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 - on platform
Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 – on platform

I sliced the same STL file with PrusaSlicer to get G-Code incorporating whatever configuration changes I’ve made to the M2 over the years and include any slicing algorithm improvements; the OpenSCAD code remains unchanged.

The as-printed shade had pretty much the same crystalline aspect as the first one:

Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 - no epoxy
Torchiere Lamp Shade 2 – no epoxy

Smoothing a layer of white-tinted epoxy over the interior while spinning it slowly in the mini-lathe calmed it down enough for our simple needs, although the picture I tried to take didn’t show much difference.

That was easy …

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