HOW TO MAKE a DIY GLOW STICK!

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Introduction: HOW TO MAKE a DIY GLOW STICK!

This projects is an easy way to make a DIY non toxic glow stick!

WHAT YOU NEED-

RGB auto colour changing led,
Pen,
9 volt battery clip and battery,
Solder and soldering iron,
Rotary Tool OR Hack saw and sand paper,
470k Resistor.

Step 1: Cutting and Sanding

First you need to cut the top of the pen off,
Then give it a light sanding to smooth out the edges.

Step 2: Soldering the Led and Resistor!

Place the led in the top of the pen and it should fit snug!
Then solder the resistor to the longer lid and a black wire to the shorter leg.

Step 3:

Now the resistor should be soldered to the red lead of the clip,
And the black should be soldered to the black lead of the clip.

Step 4:

Lastly glue the glow stick to the clip,
And connect the battery and...
'"WOW"
IT WORKS GREAT!

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To turn it off simply un clip the battery:)

How do you turn it on and off ?

I like that you used the barrel of a pen. Looks great!