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Don't you just hate it when the power goes out, and you have to lug that huge flashlight around your house. No worries my friends, you can make ...
Here is what you will need:Altoids "Smalls" Mints tin (I got mine at a drug store) Amazon, $23.39 in bulk for 12 packs5MM LED Best Hong Kong, $0.40 ...
This step is extremely important. If any parts of your project comes in contact with the metal tin, the electrical aspect of the project will short out. Use ...
This hole is for your switch. On your tin, you can choose either side you want your switch to be on. I drilled my hole in the little ...
This is a tricky step because you are working in such a small area, so use your components wisely.Start out by attaching two small pieces of hookup wire ...
Take your Dremel tool again and begin drilling a hole for your LED. Take your time, because if you cut it too big, the LED rattles around. I ...
As you pack everything in, continue hitting your switch to make sure that the LED still works. Keep in mind that you can take the cover off, and ...
Well, it fits right in your pocket, so...anywhere! If your power goes out and you need to fiddle with your circuit breaker, grab this and light it up! ...
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