Konstruktor DIY Kit - If I Can Make it Anyone Can

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Generally when I buy D.I.Y assembly products I give up half way , but the Lomography Konstrukor was so simple to make and looks beautiful .

When I got my Konstruktor I was so excited and pleased, the box it came in was absolutely beautiful and I will definitely be finding some other use for it now my camera is made.

I wanted to dive straight into making it but I knew if that happened I would only get it half made and possibly lose parts, so I made do with just admiring it until I had a quiet house and was able to use the whole table to carefully layout all the parts. I was nervous starting and just kept thinking what if I destroy my whole camera. However, the instructions were easy to follow and on one or two occasions when I did go wrong I could easily remove the screw and no harm was done to the camera.

What I found to be incredibly helpful and stopped me feeling I had perhaps gone wrong was a seven-part series of YouTube videos put up by the ‘lomographicsociety’. It made things so much easier to be able to watch someone do the steps before I did.

Here’s a link to the YouTube videos:

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I am really impressed with this camera, it was simpler than I thought to assemble and was even enjoyable and relaxing to make. I found it educational and leaned about how the inside of a camera works. It is also very good value for money and a beautiful camera.

I have yet to decorate the outside of my camera, as I am waiting for inspiration to come to me but at the moment I’m excited to get out and about in the world and take photos with it.

written by aoifeodwyer on 2013-08-09 in #reviews #made #diy #new #camera #konstrukor #excited #building #pretty

3 Comments

  1. vonkrueger
    vonkrueger ·

    how long you take to assemble it?

  2. aoifeodwyer
    aoifeodwyer ·

    hey , not fully sure because i do a little, stop then start again later . but id say around an hour

  3. cliona
    cliona ·

    nice videos

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