Introduction: Creative Switch: Faucet Lamp

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Use the handles of a faucet to dim LED's

Step 1: Things You Will Need

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  • Faucet
  • 6 LED's
  • 2 #v Button Batteries
  • Electrical Tape
  • Wire
  • Wire Cutter
  • Wire Stripper
  • Solder
  • Solder Iron
  • 2 Potientiometera
    • Possible Supplies
      • Heat Shrink
      • Wax

Step 2: Tape Around the Edge of BatteryWith Electrical Tape

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Also tape the inside of faucet where the battery will sit.

Step 3: Solder All the Anodes Sides of 3 LED's Together

Split the Led's up into groups of 3

Then solder all the anodes together

Step 4: Solder All the Cathode Sides of the Clump of LED's Together

Strip and solder a wire to the cathodes of the LED Clump

Step 5: Strip and Add Another Wire

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Attach the second wire to the ground side of the button battrey using electric tape

Step 6: Solder the Other Two Ends of the Wires to a Potieniameter

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Check to make sure LED's light up before soldering.

Step 7: Secure Anodes Legs of the LED's to the Positive Side of the Battery

Step 8: If Needed, Use Heat Shrink to Make the Potentiometer Handle Fit Into Faucet HAndle

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Step 9: Repeat Steps on the Other Side of the Faucet

Comments

Swansong (author)2016-09-20

That's a unique switch idea!

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