This is a work in progress but having a hard time trying to decide what to put in the open area above the switch and I am looking for idea's from other members.
Please feel free to give your thoughts & idea's and I am also asking that if possible can you all please rate my work.
Thank you hope you all like it.
Well this is the best meter I could find for free I know it work's however I cant get it to work properly ... every time i connect power to it the meter slams the other side, Could anyone help me with this issue?
Built a knife switch for above it would look sharp !
Grasshopper1221 – I would suggest you consider a brass ship-type thermometer. These can be very expensive, but can also be found really cheap. After some research, I was able to snag one on ebay for less than $5 with shipping! I installed it into the the quasi-steampunk oak cabinet that holds my desktop computer, so I can always check the temp. inside the box;-)
I have pretty much scrapped this piece and thinking of something better. possibly make a twin and go from there. It's a real nice looking light, I have allot of idea's but nothing to show for it yet. <br><br>And thanks for the input Winged Fist that does sound like a great idea.
if you put one of those power flip switch things it would look amazing.
Well I tend to agree however I have no idea what a flip switch thing is.
yes i wasn't super descriptive im thinking about on of these<br>http://www.google.com/imgres?q=big+breaker+switch&amp;um=1&amp;hl=en&amp;biw=736&amp;bih=702&amp;tbm=isch&amp;tbnid=7x4pzArHxcsI3M:&amp;imgrefurl=http://www.vectorstock.com/royalty-free-vector/big-breaker-switch-vector-508536&amp;docid=azoCHVyH05rnOM&amp;imgurl=http://www.vectorstock.com/i/composite/85,36/508536/big-breaker-switch-vector.jpg&amp;w=380&amp;h=400&amp;ei=yEv3TuHnAoLe0QGlpPmfAg&amp;zoom=1<br> or this<br>http://www.google.com/imgres?q=old+power+kill+switch&amp;um=1&amp;hl=en&amp;biw=736&amp;bih=702&amp;tbm=isch&amp;tbnid=VhVKaRH7HrASNM:&amp;imgrefurl=http://www.flickr.com/photos/gonzohst/2696475391/&amp;docid=YSJHI_XNI97xEM&amp;imgurl=http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3058/2696475391_e42cd6c6e3.jpg&amp;w=500&amp;h=375&amp;ei=h0r3TsCqLIHs0gGS0ODHAg&amp;zoom=1
ahh yes i see your point! I like that alot however I dont have any and I already have the switch for this in place I cannot use 1 but I shall on a later project!! thanks again for the input great idea!!<br>
Is this light hooked directly to the houses power or is it powered by battery?
These Are LED light's (low voltage) as of right now there are battery powered 3 AAA but when complete it may be USB powered. Hope that helps.
Nicely done! (I would have only made it bigger!) anyways I agree with @oldmicah <br>a nice meter of some kind would look great!... personally I would go more simplistic and either wood-burn (pyrography) a design in, or use some thing like a brass stamping of filigree.... (which reminds me I need to finish my ESC (Energy Storage Container) converter and pack light... all it needs is some exterior work...)<br>
Looks great! What did you use for the bulb?<br><br>If it were me, I'd put an old style ohm meter kind of gauge. (round dial with red needle that ramped up higher based on how much voltage went through). Print out a backing with something like Aetheroscope with a big red section marked 'danger'. But then I'll probably be paying for my kids' therapy.<br><br>
Thank you very kind of you.<br>I used 2 super bright LED's and a white heat resistant mess, sorry don't know the proper name of the stuff but I find it alot in toaster microwave ovens. But it seems to defuse the light pretty evenly. I like the guage idea alot thankyou for the input! <br>

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