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I am a crafter and tend to be smarter than the average bear, but I've never learned anything whatsoever about electronics. I'm highly skilled in other areas but not this. It's been decades since high school and I must admit science class was a snooze fest at that time and the coach teaching the class skipped whole chapters in Physical Science. I'd love to get started on an easy LED project, but not sure if this one is even too advanced for a total noob. I mean I can do things like use a soldering iron, solder & repair copper water pipes, and have been a silversmith, more. I've rewired lamps, but that's about the extent of my "electrical knowledge". I understand most of this instructable, and would like to extrapolate to a same-color-LED not-in-a-jar application, but there are things said that assume I know more, like what kind of switch, assuming they come in different sizes/voltages(?). Can you recommend something like a "For Dummies" place to start for a total noob that only knows how to screw in a 110v light bulb? I am familiar with most of the components you mention. I even have some heatshrink I bought at an electronics supply store to make tubing necklaces. I just don't have any electrical "sciency" knowledge and honestly don't want to study for two weeks before I can make something. I don't expect anyone here to educate me, just point me in the right direction to get started, please? I love this cool project.
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Great idea! Love it!!
Here is my version. It's pretty much the original plan. I decided to embed steel pinballs throughout the base as counterweights. There are 10 of them, and it seems to steady it perfectly. The bulb is an LED and was $5 at Lowes.
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