Instructables: exploring - living - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:14:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Liquor bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-lights/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:08 PDT
Stain Glass Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Stain-Glass-Surfboard/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:04:24 PDT
Vintage Camera Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-Lamp/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:33:59 PDT
Custom Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mirror/
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Thu, 28 Dec 2006 21:05:49 PST
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting) http://www.instructables.com/id/lit-gazebo-footing-landscape-lighting/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:39:12 PDT
The World Cup Rhythm - Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-World-Cup-Rhythm-Lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:49:06 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
Molotov Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Molotov-Lantern/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Night Walker Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Walker-Lamp/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 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
Jar Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lights/
Jar Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SMALL.jpg nealdog simple and cheap indoor/ outdoor solar lights The supply's! supply's...box cutter/ utility knifehot glue and gunsharpiemason jar or other vesselcheap solar lightscrew driver is optional but makes fitting easier. getting to work one of the first steps...take apart your solar light. it should br...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:01:36 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 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
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Music-Box-for-my-Valentine-You-are-my-sun/
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 A Music Box for my Valentine complete with a light-up, tie-dye stained glass sunshine. Parts List: Wooden Box (holds the parts and presents as the final project) Micro switch (allows everything to cut on when the box lid is opened) Music box (electric motorized) [Mine plays "You are my Sunshine"...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 16:15:25 PST
DIY drum shade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drum-shade/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:28:40 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolph-the-lighted-bottle-reindeer/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 PST
Parametric Twisted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Twisted-Lamp/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:09:12 PST
Tea Light for Two -- make your own pendant light from a tea set http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-for-Two-make-your-own-pendant-light-from/
Tea Light for Two -- make your own pendant light from a tea set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SMALL.jpg Deeg I am a tea geek and I wanted something in my kitchen to reflect that.  What would be better than a tea set hanging from the ceiling?! This light never fails to get a comment from people who see it for the first time and at $250 it was much cheaper than a unique light from the local lighting store. ...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 07:42:39 PST
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
Pumpkin Carving 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Carving-101/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:55:24 PDT
Glow Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Sneakers/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:32:02 PDT
Jack O' Lantern (automatically) changes mug [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-automatically-changes-mug/
Jack O' Lantern (automatically) changes mug [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi 3D printing lets you create many personalized and detailed objects. In this case I modeled a little pumpkin shell containing a cylindrical silhouette to project Jack faces on the pumpkin surface. Printing the shell with a material which lets light pass through, the shape would be seen from the outsi...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 03:14:38 PDT
How to Draw Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Light/
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:52:42 PDT
Glow in the dark Whiteboard (Steampunk) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-Whiteboard-for-sketches/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:22:55 PDT
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Toy-Crane-Lamp/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:02:25 PDT
Sun-Printed Batik http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Printed-Batik/
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By: Lumi

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 10:43:34 PDT
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
Perfect Summer Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Summer-Bangle/
Perfect Summer Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SMALL.jpg Lumi Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare All you'll need f...
By: Lumi

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:01:27 PDT
Tea Light Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Chandelier/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:23:04 PDT
Twig Candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Candle-holder/
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 05:46:28 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
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Conch-Shell-Pendant-Night-Light/
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya My Dear Instructables Crazy People:), Ahh..it feels so good to make a lighted object after such a long time. In reality I never stopped thinking about making lamps & lightings but I was giving a trial in other areas of creativity. :D "When you want something the universe conspires in helping you a...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Sun, 5 May 2013 09:59:05 PDT
Wind Activated Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Activated-Garden-Lights/
Wind Activated Garden Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7561/HD7U1TLT/FAX7561HD7U1TLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7561/HD7U1TLT/FAX7561HD7U1TLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/7561/HD7U1TLT/FAX7561HD7U1TLT.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos   We are all familiar with the traditional garden path lights. In this project, I am going to show you how to make them react to the wind so that they light up and flicker when the wind blows. These wind lights add an interesting visual element to your garden decorations.  Materials Material...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:04:49 PDT
Light for Life: 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-for-Life-3D/
Light for Life: 3D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/BA9H/HFONN9AG/FDSBA9HHFONN9AG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/BA9H/HFONN9AG/FDSBA9HHFONN9AG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/BA9H/HFONN9AG/FDSBA9HHFONN9AG.SMALL.jpg kempton In 2009 i created and published a jacket called Light for Life. It consisted of an Arduino, a set of LEDs integrated into the buttons,and two pushbuttons to activate them. I really wanted to make more of the buttons, but they were hard to make; requiring a drill, glue, and filing down each LED lens....
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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...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Rutbo-turned-Wood-Veneer-Pendant/
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SMALL.jpg pbarton1 The paper coverings on some of Ikea’s lighting can look dated or worn after a while. But I saw an opportunity to turn a “Last Chance” Rutbo Pendant into a wood veneer pendant lamp to hang over our dining table. I like the warmth that wood provides to a modern home. But many of the nice looking wood ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:03:46 PDT
Geared Candleholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Geared-Candleholder/
Geared Candleholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/85O0/HE7CMKCU/FUF85O0HE7CMKCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/85O0/HE7CMKCU/FUF85O0HE7CMKCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/85O0/HE7CMKCU/FUF85O0HE7CMKCU.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker This project is a candleholder with three gears and parallel action arms which move the candles up and down at different rates.It is made from aluminum plate and uses tea lights or small floating candles. The design and the variable gearing make it a playful device. Marking and cutting the Gears ...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:53:39 PDT
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Interchangeable-Color-Ambience-Lamp-Using/
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Fellows, I think I am being obsessed with lights and things which can be used to create awesome light effects. This time it is a very easy to make but elegant, stylish looking table ambience lamp. Believe me it's really easy. All you need is just some wooden or bamboo dining tab...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:07:39 PDT
RGB Spoon Light http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Spoon-Light/
RGB Spoon Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SMALL.jpg LostRite What is a spoon lamp? This is a spoon lamp. Only because I don't know what else to call it.  It is made from the remains of decapitated spoons and a plastic water bottle with a light inside. Really simple to make, really cheap to find supplies, really entertaining to make and watch. This version li...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:35:59 PDT
Handmade Bamboo Lantern. Using old bamboo blinds. http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Bamboo-Lantern-Using-old-bamboo-blinds/
Handmade Bamboo Lantern. Using old bamboo blinds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Dear Fellows, This is like a dream come true, I had always been so much amazed by artwork & furniture made using Bamboo and kept wondering how this strong grass (yes, it is a grass) can be bend to make so many beautiful shapes. Believe it or not, at the back of my house, there is a giant bamboo tre...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 02:26:00 PST
Make a Butter Candle - Emergency Candle McGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Butter-Candle-Emergency-Candle-McGyver-St/
Make a Butter Candle - Emergency Candle McGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Most people wouldn't think of butter as a flammable substance, but in this project they are!  We're making emergency candles that burn for hours .. using some toilet paper, and a bit of butter! Find more projects like this at: www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: An open flame...
By: The King of Random

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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:53:28 PST
VALENTINE NIGHT-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/VALENTINE-NIGHT-LIGHT/
VALENTINE NIGHT-LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano A different type of Valentine for the one you love... A ceramic night light. supplies Clay rolling on 4X16 template Large yogurt container clay cutting tool clay sponge underglazes paintbrushes glaze glue nightlight insert bulb small wood discs  Starbucks straw access to a kiln *****If you ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:23:35 PST
Light Up Lifts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Lifts/
Light Up Lifts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SMALL.jpg electricthread Remember when you were 5 and there were those wicked light up shoes that your parents NEVER LET YOU HAVE because they were too expensive or some other lame excuse?  Well, fret no more! At Electric Thread, we were inspired by those light up sneakers, and decided to create our own "adult" version. A ...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:15:13 PST
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aeroplane-from-an-Aluminium-Can-and-it-flies-too/
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This aeroplane can definitely be improved by measuring before cutting. I didn't do this and it ended up looking a little bit uneven. This aeroplane will fly, but only if you make it from an ALUMINIUM can. Most canned energy drinks use all-Aluminium cans. This model is not a scale version of any real...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:50:52 PST
The Retro Circus Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Retro-Circus-Christmas-Star/
The Retro Circus Christmas Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SMALL.jpg duncanwilkinson This year our Christmas tree was having a "Rudolf's Sweet Shop" theme and so we needed a fitting star to go on top. After hunting in shops and online and not being able to find one, it was time to get my Instructables hat on! The ideal star for the tree would be big, bright red and add something ex...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 17:14:10 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...
By: All that i do

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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...
By: llash-rosenberg

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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:11:46 PST
Elegant Lightbulb Flower Vase w/ copper & wooden base - Repurposed & Reused http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Lightbulb-Flower-Vase-w-copper-wooden-b/
Elegant Lightbulb Flower Vase w/ copper & wooden base - Repurposed & Reused - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SMALL.jpg jawasan  Ok here is a nice gift to make and give for the holidays...or any time of the year for that matter. It's a vase made from a repurposed lightbulb and some scrap copper with a pine wood base. Very simple! Best of all it doesn't cost you much...just time and effort. Awesome! So here we go.... MATERI...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 21:44:00 PST
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