Introduction: DIY Jar Lamp
that is the final result.
scroll to see how to make one yourself
Step 1: The Materials Needed
(x1) Artificial turf (false grass)
(x1) pair of compasses
(x1) soldering iron & solder
(x1) battery holder(3 aa batteries)
Step 2: Step 1
take the jar and with a pair of compasses trace to circle on a paper
Step 3: Step 2
cut the paper trace.
and mark the circumference of the circle on the artificial turf
then, cut the turf and place it inside of the jar (can be glued in place but not mandatory)
Step 4: Step 3
turn up your soldering iron
and bring the LEDs
and solder the black terminal of the led to the negative side of the battery holder
and then solder the red terminal of the led to the positive side of the battery holder
Step 5: Step 4
cut the black wire that is solder to the battery holder to two pieces (in the middle)
take the "ON\OFF" switch and solder one of its pins the black wire and the other pin of the switch to the other black wire
Step 6: Step 5
put the battery holder on top of the jar (it supposed to be aligned with the jar's ring(if it's not fitting, use file or sandpaper)
Step 7: Step 6
put something on top of the grass (in my case a smurf with suicide rope hanging, the rope is glued between the LEDs
Step 8: Step 7
enjoy your creation.
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