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This is a great night light or just to have for atmosphere. We took our instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/ and modified it a bit. Skip to step 7 to see ...
LED Holder LED (Color) Fender Washer Magnet Wire Toggle Switch Wire Cutters Solder Soldering Iron Electrical Tape Drill 3V Coin Battery Film Canister With Lid (closes inside) ...
Place a bead of glue into the bottom of the film canister and add your magnet. This will need to be a fairly strong magnet to hold the ...
Strip the wires leaving about 1/4 inch of wire exposed. Place the wire on to 3 volt coin battery. Using the electrical tape, tape the wires on to ...
Cut the negative wire in half. Splice the wires connected to the battery at both ends of the extra black (negative) wire. *Cooler battery holder shown in pictures. ...
Take the negative wire that is connected to the "battery holder" and wrap it around the outside prong of the toggle switch. Solder the wire to the switch. ...
Most LEDs that we have found have the longer leg as positive. We bent the negative leg (the shorter) up so that we could easily see the difference. ...
Drill a hole just slightly larger then the toggle switch switch into the side of the film canister. We found it easier with the lid on. We also ...
Slide switch through the side hole and tighten screws. Hot glue the exposed wires but do not glue to the side of the canister or you may not ...
Turn your light on in a dark room and enjoy!
We used a few other colors and a LED that changed color. The effects are great!
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