Instructables: exploring - living - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:28:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Papercraft skull with glowing eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-skull-with-glowing-eyes/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:56 PDT
10 Awesome First time Authors 9/20/2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Awesome-First-time-Authors-9202014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction This past week we had a bunch of awesome first authors. So I've gathered up 10 of them for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check them out, congratulate them, and welcome them to our awesome community! USA Flag made with diffused LED LED can do awesome things, and this is really pretty! Porc...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:20:46 PDT
Video Tutorial: Magnetic Switch Light Up & Music Sponge Cake http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Tutorial-Magnetic-Switch-Light-Up-Music-Spon/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:23:28 PDT
Aquarium LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Bar/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:28:56 PDT
Leather Craft+Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-CraftLighting/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:33 PDT
Wearable LED Flower Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-LED-Flower-Brooch/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:38:02 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
Bamboo Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Torch/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:01:53 PDT
PCB Hummingbird Necklace on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Hummingbird-Necklace-on-the-Othermill/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 14:15:03 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Light-Fixture/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
LED Lotus Flower http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lotus-Flower/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:50:41 PDT
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Power-Wheels-For-A-Disabled-Child/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:21 PDT
LED Statement Necklace using Washers and Ribbon http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Statement-Necklace-using-Washers-and-Ribbon/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:42:08 PDT
Laser Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Crown/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:37:42 PDT
Junkbot in Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkbot-in-Resin/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:26:44 PDT
Upgrade Your Refrigerator Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Refrigerator-Lighting/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:27:32 PDT
Flickering Origami Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Origami-Lantern/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:41:23 PDT
Light Up Cyber Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cyber-Boots/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:31:49 PDT
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 PST
Parking Meter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-Meter-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:37:37 PST
Plushie LED Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Plushie-LED-Ornament/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:57:16 PST
"Punk Vampire" and "Scary Nemo" Halloween Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Halloween-Mask-Challenge/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 06:26:27 PST
E-Textile Rudolph Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/An-overview-of-the-project-and-what-you-will-need-/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 06:41:43 PST
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Hallway-Runner-Lights/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:15:43 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:36:13 PDT
Make wearable LED eyelashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wearable-LED-eyelashes/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
Dollar Store Glowing Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Glowing-Eye/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:34:26 PDT
Jars of Glowing Spirits http://www.instructables.com/id/Jars-of-Glowing-Spirits/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:49:04 PDT
Jar of Hearts (easy-without programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-of-Hearts-simple-easy-without-programming/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 06:48:40 PDT
Daliesque Book Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Daliesque-Book-Light/
Daliesque Book Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer When I was younger I thought that having Salvador Dali images on my wall made me cool!  I only had a vague idea of what it was all about, and although I liked the paintings in a purely artistic sense, I never was able to delve deeper into their meaning. It wasn’t until in my 20’s that I had a chan...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:21:59 PDT
LED pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-pendant-1/
LED pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SMALL.jpg Thursday I like things that light up. Especially if they're blue. And also necklaces. So, why not combine them? For this project you will need: 1 LED 1 resistor (I'm using a 330 ohm resistor, but any value around 100-500 should work with a standard LED) 1 CR2032 battery conductive thread small pieces of ult...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:00:54 PDT
Lasercut BraceLED bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-BraceLED-bracelet/
Lasercut BraceLED bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SMALL.jpg ynze In 2011 I made a bracelet with ducttape and LED's (I named it BraceLED. Duh.) The bracelet's clasp is a small magnet that also acts as a switch, so the leds only light up when you're wearing the bracelet. This spring (2013) a few things happened: I did a workshop with high school kids, making ...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:09:38 PDT
Harry Potter Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Papercraft/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 22:21:32 PDT
Light for Life: 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-for-Life-3D/
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:10:48 PDT
Light-up Tardis Embroidery http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tardis-Embroidery/
Light-up Tardis Embroidery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/AIRI/HFONER02/FE0AIRIHFONER02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/AIRI/HFONER02/FE0AIRIHFONER02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/AIRI/HFONER02/FE0AIRIHFONER02.SMALL.jpg katzpe Submitted by Cambridge Hackspace for the Instructables Sponsorship Program This is a light-up Tardis embroidery made with felt and sewable electronics.   Materials You'll need: - Cotton fabric in whatever print or color you want - Embroidery hoop - Blue felt - White felt - Black felt - Embroide...
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:22:50 PDT
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Mind-Gear-Lighted-Wall-Fixture/
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Lovers :-), Recently I had to get my wrist watch repaired as it fell down from stairs. Guess what, it was a small misalignment of a watch gear, so the watch guy repaired it in front of me. He used a a small lamp to see details inside the watch  and while I was watching it with c...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
How To Make A Glowing Metal Sign (For Pi Day!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Glowing-Metal-Sign-For-Pi-Day/
How To Make A Glowing Metal Sign (For Pi Day!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/P251/HE7DAWMD/FP3P251HE7DAWMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/P251/HE7DAWMD/FP3P251HE7DAWMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/P251/HE7DAWMD/FP3P251HE7DAWMD.SMALL.jpg wemcdonald I wanted to make something special for my girlfriend's annual Pi Day party, so I decided to use some sheet metal I had on had to make a glowing π sign at TechShop. Here's how you can make something similar yourself! Materials Needed: Sheet metal (mine was 2' x 2') 1/4" nuts and bolts A...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:12:52 PDT
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-Awesome-looking-TLC-Pendant-Paper-Lam/
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya I love pendant lamps, this is the lamp I usually make for special occasions like Diwali (in India), but I thought it is really more than that and came up with this cool idea of using it as a night pendant lamp or just pendant lamp. It is simple and easy, but a little bit time consuming if you apply...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:30:13 PST
Valentine Heartland - Decorative Lamp a.k.a. Land of Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Heartland-Decorative-Lamp-aka-Land-/
Valentine Heartland - Decorative Lamp a.k.a. Land of Hearts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Love inspires!! isn't it? Thats exactly what happened when I thought of making something for my beloved for this valentine's day. I call this Heartland because it has so many hearts (heart shaped craft mirrors) and it depicts (at least according to me) as if hearts are growing from tiny little ones ...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:42:55 PST
Valentine's Gifts for Geeks http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Gifts-for-Geeks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/H7I0/GJ289TN4/FK4H7I0GJ289TN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/H7I0/GJ289TN4/FK4H7I0GJ289TN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/H7I0/GJ289TN4/FK4H7I0GJ289TN4.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Geeks need love too, and there's no better way to show your love than with a handmade gift!  Valentine's Gifts for Geeks is a collection of 15 adorably geeky gifts to make for your Valentine.  These heartfelt (and mostly heart-shaped) projects involve everything from lasers to LEDs and PCBs.  All p...
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 16:20:00 PST
LED Parachute a la CMH http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Parachute-a-la-CMH/
LED Parachute a la CMH - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Create an unidentified floating object! This is a great activity not only on simple circuits, but also on air resistance/drag and aerodynamics. Also easily folds up into the pocket like the parachute people toys, only a lot easier to find at night! This is one of the projects for our Instructables:...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:28:07 PST
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilled-miniature-flower-pot-with-wooden-box-lam/
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SMALL.jpg All that i do First, some background : My fiance had been complaining from a long time now...that how I had stopped making things for her. So for her birthday this year I decided to make her something very romantic and mostly hand-crafted (as far as possible). I was introduced to quilling through a friend who us...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:27:53 PST
LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chandelier-3/
LED Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SMALL.jpg llash-rosenberg Easier to make than it looks. What you need. What you need: Skewers (the sticks used to make shish kabobs) Masking tape LED lights Power supply (I used a 12V power supply) Resistors (I used 560 ohm resistors, but the resistance you need will vary depending on the supply voltage. You can use this...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:11:46 PST
Wooden Christmas tree with colour-changing lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Christmas-tree-with-colour-changing-lights/
Wooden Christmas tree with colour-changing lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/IWWF/2MWEV2ZDMPK/FYEIWWF2MWEV2ZDMPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/IWWF/2MWEV2ZDMPK/FYEIWWF2MWEV2ZDMPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/IWWF/2MWEV2ZDMPK/FYEIWWF2MWEV2ZDMPK.SMALL.jpg Dr Rob Here's how we constructed a wooden Christmas tree decoration with colour-changing LED lights. Required parts and tools You will need the following parts: - 1 piece of MDF (whatever size you want your tree - ours was about 70cm x 50cm) - Red, green and brown paint - Hot glue sticks (lots of them)...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:27:19 PST
jellyfish jewelry for mermaid / merman http://www.instructables.com/id/polyester-chiffon-jellyfish-intro/
jellyfish jewelry for mermaid / merman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/75IP/H8OJE9O7/FX675IPH8OJE9O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/75IP/H8OJE9O7/FX675IPH8OJE9O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/75IP/H8OJE9O7/FX675IPH8OJE9O7.SMALL.jpg necocoa People asked me how to make jellyfish accessories when I blogged these on 8tokyo... it was two years ago! Not late enough to make some accessories for Halloween mermaid? ;) How to make them is very simple and easy, but slightly dangerous. Please make it carefully!! Chiffon fabrics "burn" well. and ...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:06:29 PDT
DIY LED Lanterns for Kids! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lanterns-for-Kids/
DIY LED Lanterns for Kids! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Hi! Tools & Materials Recommended: *Lasercutter (or an xacto and very steady hand) *3D Printer *Basic Soldering Equipment *Durable string *Coloured Cellophane *Cardboard *Paint or Markers *Two-Sided Tape *Hot Glue *3 AAA batteries and holder *Switch *Custom LED Circuit There are three files atta...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 23:11:29 PDT
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Power-LED-Under-Cabinet-Lighting-Great-/
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SMALL.jpg ajmckay First off, let me explain that "High Power LEDs" should probably read "High Intensity LEDs".  By my calculations this whole setup uses about 23w of electricity. Anyways, after getting new kitchen cabinets and getting a nice shiny granite counter top installed it was time to get some truly impressiv...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:13:43 PDT
How to Make LED Circuit Board Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-LED-Circuit-Board-Earrings/
How to Make LED Circuit Board Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/52N9/H6DWVNG4/F0952N9H6DWVNG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/52N9/H6DWVNG4/F0952N9H6DWVNG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/52N9/H6DWVNG4/F0952N9H6DWVNG4.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman These days technology is becoming more and more integrated into our lives. I'm not talking about smart phones, or wi-fi hot spots. I'm talking about seamless integration into our daily lives in ways we don't even notice. One of those ways is through the use of conductive fabrics and threads. Also...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:38:32 PDT
TrollLight..what is it? http://www.instructables.com/id/TrollLightwhat-is-it/
TrollLight..what is it? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/M276/H5JVX4E0/FTEM276H5JVX4E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/M276/H5JVX4E0/FTEM276H5JVX4E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/M276/H5JVX4E0/FTEM276H5JVX4E0.SMALL.jpg joanstanescu Trolls are cute! You can update your Troll so that it light- ups with LEDs! They can then be used as nightlights, bath toys, Christmas or Halloween ornaments as well as necklaces. Come take this journey and learn to use new materials (ShapeLock) that make this project fun and easy. This instructab...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 07:32:18 PDT