My friend Bill has been wanting me to make him one of my large parade lanterns (AKA party beacon) for quite a while. He wanted several different masonic themed panels along with his gunsmithing notice. Unfortunately I could not figure out a way to get all that information tin punched onto the lantern without it looking like an odd star chart. So we talked more about it and simplified the design to one repeated image with his initials added. This lantern was an interesting challenge and was fun to make. I look forward to seeing it lit up outside Bill's camp at an upcoming event.
Here is what it will look like at night, minus the blur I hope.