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Hey... Loving the Precious Plastics initiative, but every day I am dismayed by the amount of "not currently recycled" plastics that need to be thrown away. I'm determined to do something about it on a domestic scale...  I have been collecting ours this year and have hatched a plan to make it into lampstands... Here's the plan - looking for comments... 1. Design a lamp stand. 2. 3D print it in sections that will fit in my oven easily (probable 3) 3. Make plaster moulds with wide funnels / necks 4. Cram the mould with shredded plastic and heat in domestic oven.  Windows open! 5. Squish it into the mould.  Re-fill and repeat until solid-ish up to the right level 6. Put the parts together, add electrics, sell it at craft fair. Does this sound like a goer?  I will post updates as I go...
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