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My little cousin was on the Internet one day and found a picture online of a faucet value night light that plugged into a wall socket. He really liked it and wanted one. So he showed me the picture and asked me to make it for him. But since he doesn't have outlets near his bed, which is where he wanted it to go, I decided to make it a LED night light.

With just a few random supplies that were around my house I made my little cousin a Faucet Night Light and he loved it so much.

I hope you enjoy this as much as he did.

I found this light for sale from designer Kevin Shaffer and can be purchased here

Step 1: Materials

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-Faucet/Hose Value 3/4"
-Pacifier
-(3) Small G10-A 1.5V batteries
-Micro SPST Switch
-Green Rectangular LED
-Electrical Tape
-Hot Glue Gun + Hot Glue
-Soldering Iron
-Heat Shrink Tubing
-Wiring
-Drill
-Wire Stripper/Cutter
-Optional Helping Hands

 
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elkaddalek5 months ago

I would put a memory button switch under the plunger of the faucet, so when you tighten the faucet it presses on it & lights up.

mrandle1 year ago

http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Valve-Light-Switch-for-a-Pipe-Lamp/ This would be a really cool addition.

ginpero1 year ago

i really like to have one for me!!! thanks for the idea!!

This is amazing!!! :)

-CCCP-1 year ago

I am making one with a spare pressure relief valve I have.

-CCCP-1 year ago

Cool. I am making one with a ball valve instead.

Oh wow! I really love the look! Excellent job!

do you have a wiring diagram that you could add to this pleas?

la_america2 years ago
Radioactive waste awesome!
love it! must have! must build it!:))
freetree1232 years ago
Ccccccooooolllllllllll. Llllloooovvvvveee it
Es divertido este tipo de truquitos que ayudan a crear atmósferas en el hogar, haciendo mas agradable la estadía en la casa. lo intentare y luego les comento que tal me fue ( Propiedad raiz envigado colombia ).
VoicesOnAir2 years ago
This is incredible. I'm planning on making this for my girlfriend who left for college and wants something to decorate her room with. But I also have the same question as mikem5906, won't the 3 1.5 over power the 2.2v LED and burn it out? And seeing as I'm new to electrical work. could i directly solder a resistor to the wiring? Without a board?
kpomerleau2 years ago
It would be awesome if you could come up with an idea to make these kind of lightbulbs!
http://1800recycling.com/2011/04/old-taps-recycle-liquid-light/#.UesC6j84uaY
kpomerleau2 years ago
Awesome idea!!!
cody3052 years ago
how does the water connect up to it?
I hope your not serious dude?
agis68 cody3052 years ago
its ornament!!!!
WazIt2 years ago
Fantastic project, love it.
Gregbot2 years ago
NICE!
zool222 years ago
i found one that plugs in to the wall and the handle turns the light on and off
already made to order cheap .. https://www.etsy.com/listing/150537087/faucet-night-light-water-tap
pablomosh2 years ago
like
pablomosh2 years ago
like
mikem59062 years ago
I made a video about your project. Gave you a shoutout in the comments.!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xem-49ED6ro
cover art - bpofnl.jpg
mikem59062 years ago
Isn't the three cells an over voltage situation? 1.5v x 3 is 4.5v. With no resistor in place and a forward voltage of 2.2v on the LED, you're likely burning out LEDs rather quickly. Or did I miss something?
PirateLabs2 years ago
Very cool idea and well thought out. Excellent idea to use the nipple for the drip...well done.
I submitted four entries in the contest, (well none came to finals:( ) BUT the day I saw your entry I knew you would be a winner. AWESOME & CONGRATULATIONS :)
boston09 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya2 years ago
Thank you so much! It feels good to finally win one. I was in your boat for so long, no matter how many I entered I just couldn't finish where I wanted. So please don't stop making these, I actually really like your instructables a lot. I'm sorry you didn't win but you can only go up from here!

Thank you again!
:)
I won't stop. Its just the beginning :). Thank you for kind words.
Cheers!!!!
icej752 years ago
I really loved this. Thinking about making one for my boys, but my oldest got scared when he saw the glowing green goop dripping and is scared it will turn him into a monster. GREAT JOB!!!
boston09 (author)  icej752 years ago
hahah well if he does in fact turn into a monster..please post a photo
M.C. Langer2 years ago
Amazing!!! congratulations for the Grand Prize!!!
boston09 (author)  M.C. Langer2 years ago
Thank you!!
see-me2 years ago
Hey thanks, this is really cool!
How did you attach the drop to the faucet?
boston09 (author)  see-me2 years ago
Thank you! I just attached it with hot glue because it would be the same material as the drip
see-me boston092 years ago
Great, thanks!
gnoone2 years ago
Cool idea.. would be even cooler if you used the blue handle to turn it on and off.. gonna try that myself when i get the time.. thnx!!
exactly my thought! I would be very interested in seeing this, if you decide to make it! still, the use of the soother is genius!
shazni2 years ago
how do you change batteries once it wears off??? can you remove the nipple ? will it then remove all the soldering?
please let me know...as i read the whole instructable and couldn't figure it out...the faucet looks like it's permanently fixed.
boston09 (author)  shazni2 years ago
the 3M strips have a tap on them that you just pull laterally to remove from the wall, its not shown in the picture, I apologize
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