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I'm building a model railway layout for my Father and I wanted to add some lighting to the buildings.

Whilst at a Pound/Dollar store I saw these garden solar power lights, for 1.00 Pound/Dollar each.

Then I had an Instructable thought.
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Step 1: Tools & Materials required.

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Soldering Iron.


Hot glue gun.

Rocket Glue / Super glue.

Model building, available from Model stores.

Solar garden LED light.

Assorted plastic strips, available from Model stores.

Step 2: Take the Lamp apart.

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Take the lamp apart and disgaurd everything except the Solar panel and the circuit board.

Step 3: Cut out the roof.

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Cut the inside of the roof to accommodate the solar panel, use some of the plastic strip around the edges.
Then glue into place, along with the windows.

Step 4: Make a bracket for the curcit board.

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Using some of the plastic strip assemble a bracket to hold the board.

Step 5: Attach the curcit board.

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Using the hot glue attach the board, re-solder the solar panel, and tape over the wires.

Step 6: Turn out the lights !

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All done.....