Easter Egg LED Lamp

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Introduction: Easter Egg LED Lamp

About: Kentkb aka Kent K. Barnes. Husband , Father and Grandfather. Tinkerer and Maker . Life long curiosity in how things work. Tech bon vivant. Favorite toy as a kid: a brass and steel wind up alarm clock that ...

I had two fluorescent lights blow out this week, so I took them apart ....of course!

So I put LED Tea Lights in Tea and Sake cups that my wife Laurie had thrown, and faster than a Bunny; Egg Lamps!
Happy Easter!

Step 1: Removing the Bulb

Wearing gloves I removed the first Bulb, it came off really easy as if the glue had melted!

Step 2: Second Bulb

The second bulb took more .... ah.... "help".
I was a little harder but gave under firm pulling.

Step 3: Bulb Removed

Not bad, though the second one had a sharp edge were it broke a small peice off.
This i filed with a diamond file.

Step 4: Led Lights Added

I have both tea lights and flickering tea lights and found a tea cup that fit the Bulb.

Step 5: $1.99 Xmas String.

I also had this nice cheap sting of AA powered blinky Xmas lights that gave a neat effect.

Step 6: It All Comes Together....

Now with the bulbs fitted to the cups and the lights installed time to test.

Step 7: Thats It!

Very pleasing and simple!
"Parts is Parts", as I like to say.
Save your old stuff and Make someting new out of it!
Happy Easter!

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    22 Discussions

    I did try some real eggs, it was messy and just too small.

    very cool havr you tried it with replacement globes from the hardware store

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    Works well with all the sizes I tried, but really like the egg sized best.
    Thank you! kkb

     Yeah,
     I have some RGB type LED Tea Lights for the Holidaze, Will tear one apart soon too.
    Swell thank you for the Comment .

    Kent

    SJ, Thank you , My wife Laurie was one reason I made these, we used to burn real candles in the house, but went to LED's a few years back. The LED's are nice but the need to be inside something to really "Shine"!

    Yeah, It turned out that way. I had held on to the glass after the bulb burned out thinking there may be a use.

    Even though I was expecting eggs, like real eggs, this is much more excellent. Amazing result, the Instructable was well written out, the pictures are great. Keep up the great work, I'll see if I can do this or not. And I like that Makers: thing that you have. +5/5 stars. Go eggs!

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    Thank you for your comment. Something is not trash until there is no other use for it.... This was a fun one to Make too!

    Awesomeee. I really want to try this out. Where did you get the tea LED light things? Awesome job once again, +1 rating. (added to favorites)

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