fraser ross: DIY pen
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jul 13, 2011
fraser ross: DIY pen


‘DIY pen’, a flat-packed constructable pen by fraser ross

the ‘DIY pen’, created by glasgow-based designer fraser ross, is assembled by users from a single, postcard-sized sheet
of plywood, with no additional tools or materials required besides a hairdryer to set its heat shrink exterior coating.
finalized from over 100 prototypes, the structural components of the flat-packed design punch out of the plywood sheet
for construction, while a range of colours and custom printing is possible on the shrink rubber finish.


video demonstration of the construction of the ‘DIY pen’


view of finished pens


several of the 100 prototypes for the project, in which each pen can be constructed completely out of the parts in a single small board


closer view

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