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Do you have lots of spare computer parts? Do you like to be prepared for emergencies? Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? Do you get what I mean ...
To start, let's review the tools and materials for the project. Nearly all materials for this project were recycled, salvaged, or reused. The project...
First thing is to open up the power supply. Remove the four phillips screws that hold the cover on the power supply, and then remove the cover. The c...
The battery used for the project is a 5 amp-hour sealed lead-acid battery. It fits nicely inside the power supply case. The terminals on the battery ...
The lamp is a 12-volt, 11-watt light bulb left-over from another project. It would typically be used in outdoor, low-voltage landscape lighting, power...
Wiring on a flashlight is pretty basic. A complete circuit is just Battery Positive to Switch to Bulb and back to Battery Negative. Since this is a r...
One classic element of a lantern is a distinct handle, separate from the body of the light. (Unlike a flashlight, where you simply grasp around the en...
With the wiring finished and the handle done, the whole thing just has to be assembled back together. Now is the time to glue in place the lamp and t...
Once the lantern is together - go test it out! It's great for camping, blackouts, Trick-or-Treating - heck, you might even throw the whole thing insi...
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