There I was, with a 3 volt camera battery in one hand and a white LED in the other. It was pretty obvious what I planned on doing. I gathered some additional materials and went to work. Within a couple minutes, I had a working flashlight and in a few more it was finished!

Step 1: Materials List

Here's what you'll need to make this little flashlight...

- High Brightness LED in whatever color you want; I used a white, 7000mcd LED from RadioShack that came in a pack of 2 for $1.99
- 3V camera battery
- Tape (Scotch, Masking, Duct, Electrical, it doesn't really matter)
-Card stock paper
- "HELLO, My Name Is..." name tag sticker

- Scissors and/or X-acto knife
-Needle nosed pliers (optional)
it is good but it would be much cooler if it had a simple switch
It's good, but it would be better with a micro switch added.
is there a way to turn it on and off? ur instructable was good but confused me

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Bio: A Bay Area native interested in electronics, mechanics, and robotics, and automobiles. Formerly the electronics captain of Team 100 in the FIRST Robotics Competition, I ... More »
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