Instructables: exploring - living - led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:52:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Bubble Gum Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Gum-Machine-Costume/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:13:46 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
3D printed LED bracelet with motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-LED-bracelet-with-motion-sensor/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:25:32 PDT
Wooden Lion/Wolf Art (Pallet Wood) 16+ color bulb (LED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-LionWolf-Art-Pallet-Wood-16-color-bulb-LED/
Wooden Lion/Wolf Art (Pallet Wood) 16+ color bulb (LED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/I9GK/HRTKIWDG/FFGI9GKHRTKIWDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/I9GK/HRTKIWDG/FFGI9GKHRTKIWDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/I9GK/HRTKIWDG/FFGI9GKHRTKIWDG.SMALL.jpg pzflexnutz88 Awesome Lion-wolf art decor made from old pallet boards and a shower door, hand carved, & 2 LED light bulbs shine the design!!! Pick a Design Pick a Design I chose one that looks both like a wolf and a lion.. I blew it up at least half of the size of the old shower door I salvaged. Cut and Fit...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:31:48 PST
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
Scott Pilgrim electronic & papercraft mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Scott-Pilgrim-electronic-papercraft-mod/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:02:25 PST
Crystal Ball Light Sensitive Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Ball-Light-Sensitive-Night-Light/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:10:03 PST
Glass fiber custom build picture frame; SNOOPY http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-fiber-custom-build-picture-frame-SNOOPY-1/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 07:54:35 PST
Parking Meter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-Meter-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:37:37 PST
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Bead-Keyring/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:18:59 PST
fake candle safe http://www.instructables.com/id/fake-candle-safe/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 19:57:02 PST
Christmas Light in a Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Light-in-a-Jar/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:51:39 PST
LED remote controlled christmas tree retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-remote-controlled-christmas-tree-retrofit/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:35:54 PST
Led Shoebox Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Shoebox-Sign/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:36:17 PST
Make a Light-Up Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Light-Up-Holiday-Ornament/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:23:34 PST
Sacred Geometry influenced 3D Printed Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Sacred-Geometry-influenced-3D-Printed-Pots/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:53:00 PST
Living Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Wall/
Living Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/XKQT/HP4YPKER/FO7XKQTHP4YPKER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/XKQT/HP4YPKER/FO7XKQTHP4YPKER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/XKQT/HP4YPKER/FO7XKQTHP4YPKER.SMALL.jpg timmylip LED lit 2' square steel vertical wall on wheels; walking requires a long sturdy extension cord for full effect. Lighting support provided by my friend John "Parts" Taylor of LumiGeek. CAD file support provided by my friend Aaron Porterfield. Design I embarked on an exploration of what a living wa...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:11:02 PST
Santa Beard Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Beard-Mask/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:26:48 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements No 2: Major blackout - flashlights + bike inner tubes = awesome http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-No-2-Major-blackout-fl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/SC32/HOUG1MJE/FRISC32HOUG1MJE.SMALL.jpg confu In advance of some predicted meteorological disturbances (aka the first winter storm in the EU this year) I checked our flat for its "major blackout capabilities". Seemed fine so far, enough candles, lighters, matches, food and water, even plenty of (recharcheble and single use) batteries for most ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:24:27 PST
Plushie LED Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Plushie-LED-Ornament/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:57:16 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
"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
A floor lamp made with a mic stand http://www.instructables.com/id/A-floor-lamp-made-with-a-mic-stand/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 00:30:08 PST
Pressure plate switch for Halloween decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-plate-switch-for-Halloween-decorations/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:43:16 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
El Día de los Muertos (The Day of The Dead) http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Día-de-los-Muertos-The-Day-of-The-Dead/
El Día de los Muertos (The Day of The Dead) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I wanted to install an audio system in his hat so Pirate Pete the glow in the dark skull could recite this poem unfortunately I didn’t have the time this year. So I settled with making him glow with flashing lights and now I have until next year to make him say.     El Día de los Muertos   I b...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:15:39 PDT
Pop Bottle Ghosts with LED Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Bottle-Ghosts-with-LED-Eyes/
Pop Bottle Ghosts with LED Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SMALL.jpg kneimanis This is my first Instructables Article! I must start off by providing the creative influence of the Evil Mad Scientist website which promoted their LED Ghosties on the NPR radio show during the 16 day government shutdown... so by some strange chance both my youngest daughter and I were listening ab...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:59:29 PDT
Halloween Sugru Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Sugru-Lights/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:30:27 PDT
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SMALL.jpg M3G I was wandering around the dollar store trying to find cool last-minute decorations for Halloween when I saw a cool plastic skull. As I left the Halloween aisle I spotted a bunch of cheap LED headlamps and flashlights. Suddenly, I had an idea; I looked down at the skull and saw how well let the ligh...
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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/
Make wearable LED eyelashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SMALL.jpg pojken This project is SUPER EASY. I had never soldered or worked with LEDs prior to making this. For this year's costume, I really wanted to make LED eyelashes since I just discovered tiny surface-mounted LEDs (SMD LEDs) - normally they are used on circuit boards After doing some research, I found Soomi...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
Halloween Light-Up Pipe Cleaner Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Light-Up-Pipe-Cleaner-Necklace/
Halloween Light-Up Pipe Cleaner Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SMALL.jpg nerfrocketeer Halloween is just as good an excuse to give gifts as birthdays or Christmas! Making holiday-themed gifts is always fun, especially on Halloween! You can make the prefect Halloween light-up necklace gift with only a few simple materials that will make this Halloween even more fun! Materials You wi...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:51:44 PDT
Talking Pumpkin Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Pumpkin-Costume/
Talking Pumpkin Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 Thank you for viewing my Instructable!  Today you will learn how I made a "Pumpkin Halloween Costume" It may seem like a tough task but if you are patient you to can achieve this build. How ever if you think this project is not for you than maybe some of the aspects you learn will help you create y...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:27:55 PDT
Arduino Light Display With Vixen http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Display-With-Vixen/
Arduino Light Display With Vixen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 I will show you how to create your own computerized light show!!  If you have any questions or comments feel free to post. WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING THIS PROJECT USES HIGH VOLTAGE! IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO HANDLE HIGH VOLTAGE HAVE A FRIE...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:00:21 PDT
Laser Cut Edge Lit Halloween Display - I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Edge-Lit-Halloween-Display-I-made-it-at-/
Laser Cut Edge Lit Halloween Display - I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SMALL.jpg dr04bps Recently I've been experimenting with the equipment at the Allen Park/Detroit TechShop.  If you are unaware of TechShop, please go out and get to know them at  techshop.com. After the introduction course for laser cutting, I thought I'd throw together a quick project to hone my basic skills. This p...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:02:15 PDT
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA) http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-saving-Loft-bed-for-a-bookwormnight-owl/
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L8BA/HMEXU25B/FF2L8BAHMEXU25B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L8BA/HMEXU25B/FF2L8BAHMEXU25B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/L8BA/HMEXU25B/FF2L8BAHMEXU25B.SMALL.jpg CryoFireProductions So here's my situation. I currently share a bedroom with my younger brother, so i only get half a room to myself. Being the creative teen that I am, i just can't let this slide. So here's the idea. If i can't get more floor space to myself, why not utilize the air above me for space? And thus the lo...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 22:55:58 PDT
Walnut and Aluminum Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-and-Aluminum-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BZGR/HMEXSKNR/F9ABZGRHMEXSKNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BZGR/HMEXSKNR/F9ABZGRHMEXSKNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BZGR/HMEXSKNR/F9ABZGRHMEXSKNR.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables! This is going to be one of my entries to the Improve Your Room Youth Design Challenge.  This project was inspired by domenic3’s LED strip lamp.  I decided to see if I could create something similar that suited my needs a little better. The changes I made to Domenic’s design ar...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 16:35:10 PDT
Dollar Store Glowing Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Glowing-Eye/
Dollar Store Glowing Eye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/OFFO/HM33VSJO/FVUOFFOHM33VSJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/OFFO/HM33VSJO/FVUOFFOHM33VSJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/OFFO/HM33VSJO/FVUOFFOHM33VSJO.SMALL.jpg monterreymachito Halloween, a great time to explore your creativity.  The Dollar Store is a wonderful adjunct to support your Halloween projects, affordable and troves of opportunities to create something new that is affordable. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a glowing eyeball using compone...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:34:26 PDT
Dollar Store Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Pumpkin/
Dollar Store Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SMALL.jpg monterreymachito Why pay exorbitant prices for kitschy Halloween decorations when you can make your own cheaply and quickly? This instructable will show how to make a simple Jack O' Lantern using materials only available at Dollar Stores. We'll start with this basic design and explore further in other Instructable...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:21:07 PDT
LED helmet for dementia, alzheimers, parkinsons? http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-helmet-for-dementia-alzheimers-parkinsons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/4FC2/HLZRX82J/FBY4FC2HLZRX82J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/4FC2/HLZRX82J/FBY4FC2HLZRX82J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/4FC2/HLZRX82J/FBY4FC2HLZRX82J.SMALL.jpg zawy Follow this instructable at your own risk.  This is not FDA or UL approved. This uses 1,512 red and near-infrared LEDs to shine light into the brain. UK researchers claims this relieves the symptoms of dementia and therefor possibly Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.  The effect of these wavelengths of li...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 09:14:49 PDT
LED Lighting Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-Frame/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:19:04 PDT
Make a Cool/Creepy License Plate Decoration! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CoolCreepy-License-Plate-Decoration/
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 09:21:24 PDT
Vodka bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vodka-bottle-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/C4JE/HKZAVJV8/F5WC4JEHKZAVJV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/C4JE/HKZAVJV8/F5WC4JEHKZAVJV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/C4JE/HKZAVJV8/F5WC4JEHKZAVJV8.SMALL.jpg ashuinfy You just need a spare empty VODKA bottle and one 1W or more LED lamp
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 14:34:23 PDT
Jars of Glowing Spirits http://www.instructables.com/id/Jars-of-Glowing-Spirits/
Jars of Glowing Spirits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NN3V/HKM947SF/F1WNN3VHKM947SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NN3V/HKM947SF/F1WNN3VHKM947SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NN3V/HKM947SF/F1WNN3VHKM947SF.SMALL.jpg Finding Pie Glowing spirits aside, this project can be described in a single line: "A 9-volt battery powering a pulsating circuit that drives a UV LED to illuminate fluorescent-dyed water in a spray-painted mason jar." Circuit components: • 3cm x 7cm double-sided blank PCB [USD12 for 20pcs from eBay] • 0.5W 30...
By: Finding Pie

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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/
Jar of Hearts (easy-without programming) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/X4N7/HJZ8527P/FYBX4N7HJZ8527P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/X4N7/HJZ8527P/FYBX4N7HJZ8527P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/X4N7/HJZ8527P/FYBX4N7HJZ8527P.SMALL.jpg faziefazie In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple Jar of Hearts. This is simple instructable for anyone just starting out with LEDs, little soldering and uses some basic electronics. It's simple, without micro controllers or timers. And this is can be the best gift for your friend, family ...
By: faziefazie

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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