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What's cool? Fiber optics. What's cooler? Lasers. What's awesome? Fire fans. This instructable was inspired in part by fire fans and in part by the b...
.25" fiber optic rods cardboard cutting mat (for use as a material) heat shrink tubing wires super bright green laser pointers (these ones are awesome...
Whatever length you want them.
Cut some cardboard with holes in it and stick your rods through to see what hole spacing works for you.
Cut the cutting mat into rectangles of two different sizes, each about 1.5" wide. Drill holes the exact width of your fiber optic rods. If you're cle...
Connect the ground ends of a red LED and a yellow LED. Connect tilt sensor's outputs to the red and the yellow, and the input to power.
Use 3:1 shrink tubing if you have thin rods like the ones on the ends of my fan. Solder together all of the reds, all of the yellows, and all of the ...
Mount the tilt sensor, switch, and battery to the bottom of the cutting mat so they won't be jostled during use.
If you didn't skip to this step from step 4, you'll have to use a really long drillbit and a hand drill. Drill the larger strip of cutting mat so tha...
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Posted:Apr 15, 2011
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