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Infinity Mirror Illusion.
Extremely simple concept with stunning results.
The illusion may look complicated but it was really very easy to make.
Details of materials and construction for Infinity Mirror Illusion
The sizes and measurements i’ve provided may not be 100% accurate. Feel free to experiment with your own materials and measurements.
I picked up all of the materials in the video from Hobby Lobby ..except for the mirrored tint.
1 – 7″ Cardboard lid 1 1/2″ height
1 – 9″ Cardboard lid 1 1/2″ height
1 – 15 bulb LED light strand
1 – 7″ diameter mirror
1 – 1′ X 1′ 1/10″ thick plexiglass or real glass (whichever you prefer — real glass will give a cleaner result)
Take the 7″ Cardboard lid and mark a spot every 24 degrees on the outside rim halfway between the top and the bottom.
That will create 15 marks around the lid for the LED’s
I used a hand drill to create the holes for the LED’s. Make the holes a little smaller than the LED’s so that they’ll fit snug
Push the LED’s into the hole. Push them in far enough so that they visible from the inside.
Cut the bottom of the lid out.
Glue the mirror in the middle of the inside of the 9″ lid.
Place the 7″ ring with LED’s into the 9″ lid. The small ring should sit directly on top of the mirror.
Cut a piece of mirrored window tint and apply it to the plexiglass / glass.
Attached the plexiglass/glass to the top of your lids.
I used duct tape to hold the glass to the cardboard lids then cut black construction paper to cover the sides and back.
I cut a ring out of silver construction paper and placed it on top to hide the duct tape.
I used velcro to hold the battery back to the back or the top of the infinity mirror device.