Instructables: exploring - outside - light http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:12:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Fire Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Torch-2/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 11:48:33 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Quick Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Light-Mount/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:11:09 PDT
Fixed my bike light and bike trailer reflector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-my-bike-light-and-bike-trailer-reflector/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:44:56 PDT
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
Sleek bicycle frame powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-bicycle-frame-powerbank/
Sleek bicycle frame powerbank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SMALL.jpg danleow Motivation:I cycle a lot and I placed quite a few electronic accessories on my bicycle handle bar. My issue is that I use a bicycle pouch to hold my powerbank to power my devices and is quite troublesome to remove and mount back the pouch on my bike each time I leave my bike at the train station. So...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:25:49 PDT
Cooling Yourself and Others http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooling-Yourself-and-Others/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:44:43 PDT
Best Way To Light A Glow Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Way-To-Light-A-Glow-Stick/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:09:22 PDT
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-hollow-inspired-rear-bicycle-light/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:11:21 PDT
Helmet Reflectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Reflectors/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:10 PDT
Universal helmet stick light http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-helmet-stick-light/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:55:34 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SMALL.jpg acoens Sparklers are a fun addition to any outdoor activity - campfires, camping, and just backyard fun - but after noticing the light trails you can see when playing with sparklers, we've been toying with capturing the magic of these novelty items using long exposure photography. The possibilities are vas...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
Smartphone water bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-water-bottle-lamp/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-your-camping-cooler-light-up-like-your-fridge/
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SMALL.jpg MechanicalMashup At night when camping or having a campfire in your back yard. Finding 'your' drinks in the cooler is a pain. You cannot see what drink is yours in the dark of night. Then you freeze your hands fishing around in the ice pulling several out that are not yours. Finally, in pain, you pull your frozen cl...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Tent stake marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-stake-marker/
Tent stake marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Prevent midnight tripping hazards over your tent on your next camping trip by showing where your tent guy wires are with illuminated Mike's Hard Lemonade tent stake markers.This simple hack uses light diffusion inside the bottle to create a soft glow that alerts late-night walkers to where you've st...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:54:56 PDT
Convert your relector into a bike light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-relector-into-a-bike-light/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:00:38 PDT
Lighter Hack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighter-Hack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 07:08:21 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
Easy Star Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Star-Jar-Lantern/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 15:15:49 PDT
High power LED slide projector http://www.instructables.com/id/High-power-LED-slide-projector-for-old-camera-lens/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 17:22:01 PDT
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Light-Sensor-Kit-20/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 20:49:46 PDT
Five Dollar Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Dollar-Bike-Light/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:07:57 PDT
EDC survival tools and everyday useful items http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-survival-everyday-usefulness/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:36:47 PDT
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-bottle-dynamo-giving-power-to-a-unusable-w/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:26:27 PDT
12 volt DC solar set-up http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-DC-solar-set-up/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:37:27 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Match-Box-Shotgun-Shells/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:43:20 PDT
Solar led light Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-light-Bucket/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:33:44 PDT
12 volt led light http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-led-light/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:44:30 PST
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Smart-Phone-Bike-Light/
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Tired of carrying all sorts of bike lights and forgetting to recharge them? Then just use your water resistant smart phone and have a bike light for any weather in your pocket! Great for use in cities or constantly parking and locking up your bike. Best of all, when your charge your phone, you cha...
By: Solarcycle

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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:41:36 PST
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is for a bike tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. This can save a lot of battery power during the day where there are lots of shadows like tunnels, buildings, or trees where you want to be visible without having to get off your bike and turn the tail light on. It...
By: Solarcycle

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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
L.E.D strip 12 volt lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-strip-12-volt-lantern/
L.E.D strip 12 volt lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/AS95/HRI8UAWX/F18AS95HRI8UAWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/AS95/HRI8UAWX/F18AS95HRI8UAWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/AS95/HRI8UAWX/F18AS95HRI8UAWX.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a good lantern for camping, so I deceided to make a 12 volt lantern that I run off of my 12 volt batteries. I used LED strip lighting for the illumination. I wrapped the the led strip around an empty toilet paper holder. I used glue to make sure that it stuck. I soldered red and black wir...
By: wiscdoledino

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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:45:46 PST
The Arduino Chicken Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-Chicken-Incubator/
The Arduino Chicken Incubator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SMALL.jpg DHTArduinoNerd A Little story. Back in 1995 while in high school, I did the most famous science project of my life. I built a chicken incubator out of a cardboard box with a pane of glass to see, a light and a thermometer. It is by today's standards a bare bones incubator and I didn't succeed in hatching anything...
By: DHTArduinoNerd

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:56:25 PST
cycle light helmet LED SUPER EASY. ALL PREBOUGHT PARTS http://www.instructables.com/id/cycle-light-helmet-LED-SUPER-EASY-ALL-PREBOUGHT-PA/
cycle light helmet LED SUPER EASY. ALL PREBOUGHT PARTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SMALL.jpg abieler1 A visible helmet, with front lights and reflective stickers. helmets are good, they add protection but little preventative measures. . Add visibility to a helmet using a front facing light, it helps you see and be seen. there are many designed to fit a helmet reflective tape is good in dayli...
By: abieler1

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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:08:41 PST
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Radiant-Space-Heater/
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SMALL.jpg az√ľkiBEAN This is a simple space heater; and as the name implies, the heat source is a tea light candle. This is going into my camper, so it's actually fairly small.I imagine something like this being lit during a bath or shower to prevent the mirrors from fogging up -of course it'd have to sit next to said m...
By: azükiBEAN

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:07:02 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
By: confu

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Survival Key Chain Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Key-Chain-Sling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a way to store all my key chains and this is what I came up with. You can wear this around your shoulder. It is made out of para cord that I tied to each tool. In the future I am going to get carabiners for each tool so I can detach each tool when it is needed. 1.   life straw water purifi...
By: wiscdoledino

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:56:44 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SMALL.jpg charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
By: charlieCG

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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
By: Assassin Tube

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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Make Beautiful and Useful Ice Luminaries / Luminaria http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beautiful-and-Useful-Ice-Luminaries-Luminaria/
Make Beautiful and Useful Ice Luminaries / Luminaria - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Luminary Time Believe it or not the Holiday Season is upon us. Like it or not the cold weather is upon us as well. When life brings you lemons you make lemonade, right? so when old man winter brings you cold....  you make ice luminaries! Luminaries, also known as luminaria or farolito are a small ...
By: mazzmn

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:57:25 PST
Simple Frosted Glass LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Materials-19/
Simple Frosted Glass LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VNR9/HO7XG9JA/FDJVNR9HO7XG9JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VNR9/HO7XG9JA/FDJVNR9HO7XG9JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/VNR9/HO7XG9JA/FDJVNR9HO7XG9JA.SMALL.jpg jm31181 IKEA lantern with LEDs Materials IKEA lantern 30 led string fairy string lights Assembly 1)make battery cover black.2)attach battery case to top interior of lantern.3)crunch up light string and hang inside lantern. Frost Glass With Etching Solution create frosted glass
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 15:47:44 PST
Green Hunting Hog Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Hunting-Hog-Light/
Green Hunting Hog Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/N33M/HO7XG4MR/FJ9N33MHO7XG4MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/N33M/HO7XG4MR/FJ9N33MHO7XG4MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/N33M/HO7XG4MR/FJ9N33MHO7XG4MR.SMALL.jpg Michael C Hunting lights using green or red lights are more effective and help in not spooking or scaring hog at night. Although red is less visible to animals, green is more visible to our spectrum of visibility and allows the hunter to see a better shot at night. There are a few commercial made green hunt...
By: Michael C

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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:07:29 PST
Glowing light bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-light-bike/
Glowing light bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A4SN/HN2BKFJL/F5AA4SNHN2BKFJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A4SN/HN2BKFJL/F5AA4SNHN2BKFJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A4SN/HN2BKFJL/F5AA4SNHN2BKFJL.SMALL.jpg SLEDHEDONE My son loves the movie "Tron" and wanted the light bike that's in the movie. Ya... They make it but... It's 50+ grand soooooo that isn't gonna happen, sorry buddy.  Btw this is my first instructable, so please be patient. Hopefully it will be the start of something good. Went on eBay and purchas...
By: SLEDHEDONE

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:48:07 PDT
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-powerful-non-blinding-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SMALL.jpg confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
By: confu

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
Camp light / Bucket light http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-light-Bucket-light/
Camp light / Bucket light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/SUJA/HMMFC5JV/F8ASUJAHMMFC5JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/SUJA/HMMFC5JV/F8ASUJAHMMFC5JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/SUJA/HMMFC5JV/F8ASUJAHMMFC5JV.SMALL.jpg droid61 A great camp light for campground camping made from a cheap 5 gallon bucket. Camp light is mounted on a 8 foot PVC pole. You will need bucket with a lid, a fixture mount, a fixture cover and attaching bolts, a light fixture with bulb. Attach the fixture mounting to the underside of the lid u...
By: droid61

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:18:30 PDT
LED bike lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-for-bike/
LED bike lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you wish to make by yourself a powerful lamp for your night bike rides, as some beautiful lights you can buy, the best choice in my opinion is to build it with a commercial LED lamp. Since some of these lamps work with 12V AC current, I decided to use as power source a 12V DC Li-po battery. The l...
By: andrea biffi

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:20:36 PDT
Emergency Thermoelectric LED Lighting ,used oil, Peltier and Joulethief from Solar garden Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Light-using-Peltier-used-cooking-oil-and-Sola/
Emergency Thermoelectric LED Lighting ,used oil, Peltier and Joulethief from Solar garden Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XQGL/HWCJK6TC/FQIXQGLHWCJK6TC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XQGL/HWCJK6TC/FQIXQGLHWCJK6TC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XQGL/HWCJK6TC/FQIXQGLHWCJK6TC.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic The idea is that oil you used for cooking and now you don't need anymore, can be used for lighting. Not super bright but it's a very prototype and for emergencies it's enough. HOW IT WORKS:Heat from a candle goes through the Peltier module into the pot. That produces electricity. And because we hav...
By: Dreamchronic

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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:44:53 PDT
Simple Altoids tin flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Altoids-tin-flashlight/
Simple Altoids tin flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/7BEW/HKM96BN7/F5P7BEWHKM96BN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/7BEW/HKM96BN7/F5P7BEWHKM96BN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/7BEW/HKM96BN7/F5P7BEWHKM96BN7.SMALL.jpg zelda81596 Here is a simple project to make a flashlight out of an Altoids tin in 15 minutes or less.  Gathering the supplies and tool Lets begin with getting everything needed Tool: - Soldering iron - Hot glue gun - Solder - Soldering flux - Tin snips - Drill bit the same size as o.d of bulb socket (not ...
By: zelda81596

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:01:56 PDT
Fixing Bike Lights That Turn on Too Easily With Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Bike-Lights-That-Turn-on-Too-Easily/
Fixing Bike Lights That Turn on Too Easily With Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/P2XE/HJZ85B30/FGWP2XEHJZ85B30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/P2XE/HJZ85B30/FGWP2XEHJZ85B30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/P2XE/HJZ85B30/FGWP2XEHJZ85B30.SMALL.jpg tschieggm As an avid biker, I'm a big fan of safety. Other than helmets, lights are probably the biggest thing a biker can do to improve their safety on the road. Unfortunately I live in a big mean city and like to keep my light in my bag when my bike is locked up. A problem I've frequently encountered with ...
By: tschieggm

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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:28:04 PDT