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Man Builds Awesome Star Ceiling for His Unborn Son

Coolest dad ever.

When you’re expecting your first child, there are, we’d imagine, several things you’d have to do to get ready. Like, say, buying a crib, or figuring out ways to make sure you don’t turn your kid into a weirdo. But one future dad, expecting his first son in June, decided to spend his pre-parenthood days installing a fiber optic star ceiling in the nursery he’s building.

The future father estimated that the tedious project took him about 40 hours. He used 600 fiber optic strands, but broke four in the process, ending up with 596 stars. Here’s the final product:

Here are photos of the entire process, along with descriptions of each step:

 

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