Instructables: exploring - outside - light http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 03:58:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY lightweight glamping party lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lightweight-glamping-party-lights/
DIY lightweight glamping party lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SMALL.jpg thijsv Lightweight camping doesn't have to be boring and without style. This Instructable helps you to make your own 7 gram glamping lights to set a party atmosphere around your camping spot. All you need are some basic tools you find around the house, some electrical tape, colourful LEDs, coin cell batter...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
Indestructible Solar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Solar-Light/
Indestructible Solar Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SMALL.jpg funtogether Being alone, in the dark, on a cold, damp night isn't an experience that most people want to have. Unfortunately, it happens. Sometimes it happens because your flashlight ran out of battery, got dropped and broken, or you just forgot to bring a flashlight. This light was made to help you with all...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:39:15 PDT
Flower Pot Heater - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Pot-Heater-DIY/
Flower Pot Heater - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/FBRG/IDFW77ER/FTJFBRGIDFW77ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/FBRG/IDFW77ER/FTJFBRGIDFW77ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/FBRG/IDFW77ER/FTJFBRGIDFW77ER.SMALL.jpg Ehlers_TV Today I'll show you how to build a candle powered heater, using a few flower clay pots , nuts, washers........and candles.Clay/Terracotta flower pots absorb the thermal energy of the candles and convert it into radiant space heat. It reaches temperatures of 160F to 180F and stays hot for hours. CAUT...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:19:39 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People http://www.instructables.com/id/CampingOutside-Alarm-System-for-Detecting-Beast-an/
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Now is summer, lot of people are going enjoy the wildlife while camping in the nature. If you ever slept in the nature in a tent you know how formidable is to hear the noise of any beast in the darkness, (example a bear). There are some techniques to flee from a bear but the best is remain far from ...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 01:47:22 PDT
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-red-head-torch-for-astronomy-Under-10/
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SMALL.jpg Sir__Walter Getting a glimpse of the night sky on a budget can be difficult, my cheap refracting telescope has a hard time taking enough light in from distant sky objects as it is, improving your own vision at night by using a red light is a great way improve your amateur sky gazing experience. A red light can ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:56:43 PDT
Camping light http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-light/
Camping light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/914Y/ICRXM591/F9D914YICRXM591.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/914Y/ICRXM591/F9D914YICRXM591.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/914Y/ICRXM591/F9D914YICRXM591.SMALL.jpg jmh474 Welcome to my very first instructible.Im going to be taking my family on our first ever camping trip, (which we are looking ford to), after looking at list of advised camping equipment, i started my hunt for the trip, but i could not find a light i wanted so being a big fan of instructable i thought...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:39:19 PDT
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-tent-with-Sugru-magnets-a-bottle-cap/
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a simple yet genius idea for all you outdoor types — whether you're heading into the countryside for the weekend, off to a festival or setting up camp for your kids in the back garden. Using Sugru + magnets you can keep the most essential piece of your kit (your torch!) right where you need...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
Locating the Sun by polarizing sunglasses. http://www.instructables.com/id/Locating-the-Sun-by-polarizing-sunglasses/
Locating the Sun by polarizing sunglasses. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/E3ZM/IAINFW1V/FRBE3ZMIAINFW1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/E3ZM/IAINFW1V/FRBE3ZMIAINFW1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/E3ZM/IAINFW1V/FRBE3ZMIAINFW1V.SMALL.jpg tonytran2015 by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia)Anti-glare polarizing sunglasses reduce ground reflected polarized rays. They can be used to locate the Sun even when it is hidden from view by clouds or by the horizon. In this way, they can even do the main task of "sky compass" and similar instruments. Ba...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 15:22:28 PDT
Ultimate 10 Watt USB Bicycle Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-10-Watt-USB-Bicycle-Generator/
Ultimate 10 Watt USB Bicycle Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/837A/I8765OBN/F6O837AI8765OBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/837A/I8765OBN/F6O837AI8765OBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/837A/I8765OBN/F6O837AI8765OBN.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This Instructable is on how to create an Ultimate 10 Watt USB bike generator system combining dynamo and solar energy! It combines my previous Instructables for Solar USB Charger and Bicycle Solar/Dynamo USB Charger + Tail Lights with a new SivaCycle Atom dynamo wheel generator :Previous Instructabl...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:20:18 PDT
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you how to make some useful electronic gadgets for your bike. The instructable contains a solar power bank with a very high 7000mAh capacity that can be recharged with a build in 5v solar panel or with a recycled CPU fan. The full cost for me was less then 10 bucks, bu...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
GLOW IN THE DARK BIKE-Bici que brilla en la oscuridad http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOW-IN-THE-DARK-BIKE-Bici-que-brilla-en-la-oscuri/
GLOW IN THE DARK BIKE-Bici que brilla en la oscuridad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SMALL.jpg garpk2 Hi! This is my first instructable and I wanted to make something that could be very interesting for the bicycle contest. So what I've done, A glow in the dark bike!Hola!Este es mi primer instructable y quería hacer algo chulo y que llamara la atención para el concurso de bicicletas. Así que... ¿qué ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:23:25 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Hiking around in the jungle involves lots of walking. Having pants that stay up is a non-trivial aspect of this! But after a couple years of rainforest adventures, I still hadn't found a nice solution to this.Jungle Pants Problems: They stretch out from moving around (you need an adjustable belt) ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SMALL.jpg giokoll Check out this guide that shows how i made my El wire Bicycle Rim Lights! The idea Hi guys,I was thinking how to make my bicycle rims illuminated, shinny and cool during the night,and all the projects i could find were by using leds.So i started working on this, but the result was a little bit di...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Safe cycling in darkness http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-cycling-in-darkness/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:10:17 PST
Safe evening/night cycling in urban area http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-eveningnight-cycling-in-urban-area/
Safe evening/night cycling in urban area - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N25F/I6NI4LVI/F4AN25FI6NI4LVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N25F/I6NI4LVI/F4AN25FI6NI4LVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N25F/I6NI4LVI/F4AN25FI6NI4LVI.SMALL.jpg vybard Everyone will immediately notice your bicycle even in heavy traffic. Fix mini light on wheel spikes. Choose rihgt pair of them. Distance must increase from centre to side. Curiosity awakes even dreaming car driver :) There are many nice wheel-light devices in the market, but this one easy to find a...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:41 PST
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Handheld-Capacitor-Flashlight/
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BZUM/I66D4314/FUXBZUMI66D4314.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BZUM/I66D4314/FUXBZUMI66D4314.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BZUM/I66D4314/FUXBZUMI66D4314.SMALL.jpg zeropt Most flashlights nowadays use store bought alkaline batteries to power them. Battery companies are making their batteries last longer and longer. After a good camping trip, most batteries will run out after the constant use. There are rechargeable batteries such as Ni-Mh and Ni-Cd rechargeable batte...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:34:43 PST
smallest survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/smallest-survival-kit-1/
smallest survival kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/PVME/I6001XDK/F1NPVMEI6001XDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/PVME/I6001XDK/F1NPVMEI6001XDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/PVME/I6001XDK/F1NPVMEI6001XDK.SMALL.jpg AlexZ2 I wanted something small that could make a fire, have a light source, a blade, paper with contact info (it can double as fuel for the fire), pills and some tape. What is inside There is a meter of electrical tape wrapped around the container. There are 8 matches, a light from a light up balloo...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:11:01 PST
Underwater lights - insulated in old jam jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-lights-insulated-in-old-jam-jars/
Underwater lights - insulated in old jam jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/IO6A/I5UXA6I3/FGEIO6AI5UXA6I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/IO6A/I5UXA6I3/FGEIO6AI5UXA6I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/IO6A/I5UXA6I3/FGEIO6AI5UXA6I3.SMALL.jpg chrlilje At the art ship Illutron we often use lights under water. For illumination and decoration. It is a beautiful effect, and it gives a touch of magic to performances on water. Leave the lights on for a few hours, and millions of little fish will be attracted and circle the lights. I recently went to Li...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:50:50 PST
USB Rechargeable Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-Fire-Starter/
USB Rechargeable Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/EFEY/I5A7XROB/F4OEFEYI5A7XROB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/EFEY/I5A7XROB/F4OEFEYI5A7XROB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/EFEY/I5A7XROB/F4OEFEYI5A7XROB.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This Instructable is for a USB rechargeable Fire Starter. I've tested this with lighting some paper towels on fire and could be promising for a camp fire starter device. Here are the list of materials:MATERIALS:QTY DESCRIPTION1 2" Long piece of Kanthal 28 ga wire http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kanthal-A1-R...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:33:43 PST
Retrofitting a Nemo 8C dive light with a LED spot http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-a-Nemo-8C-dive-light-with-a-LED-spot/
Retrofitting a Nemo 8C dive light with a LED spot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/BG5C/I53HYU94/FX0BG5CI53HYU94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/BG5C/I53HYU94/FX0BG5CI53HYU94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/BG5C/I53HYU94/FX0BG5CI53HYU94.SMALL.jpg chrlilje A friend of mine have several old Nemo 8C dive lights. It is a sturdy lamp, favored by many divers around the world. But as with anything having a classic halogen light bulb inside, the power use is high, and the light output is only great when you have absolutely fresh batteries. As a test, we have...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:04:30 PST
A light portable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/A-light-portable-swing/
A light portable swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GQ1B/I4J7A0K3/FKEGQ1BI4J7A0K3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GQ1B/I4J7A0K3/FKEGQ1BI4J7A0K3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GQ1B/I4J7A0K3/FKEGQ1BI4J7A0K3.SMALL.jpg niels.carnoy This a schoolproject where the mission was to make a swing,which you can take with you to the park and is easily to use Buy your materials The things you wil need to buy are- 15 meters of polyester rope - 2 cord tensioners ( make sure you buy the right size ) - 3 multiplex plates from 4mm x510x16...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 10:46:40 PST
How to make a foldable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Swing/
How to make a foldable swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1MGV/I4MMQT7I/FDV1MGVI4MMQT7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1MGV/I4MMQT7I/FDV1MGVI4MMQT7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/1MGV/I4MMQT7I/FDV1MGVI4MMQT7I.SMALL.jpg joyce.devoogt.5 Have you ever wanted to just take a break and do something fun outside? I have a solution. Now you can swing anywhere you want with this foldable swing! It hardly takes any space and it's super light so you don't have to drag along a heavy swing, which you can't even hang properly in a tree. And the...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 08:01:46 PST
No Solder BMX Light Mod For Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Solder-BMX-Light-Mod-For-Under-10/
No Solder BMX Light Mod For Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VBZI/I49RVMOH/F79VBZII49RVMOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VBZI/I49RVMOH/F79VBZII49RVMOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/VBZI/I49RVMOH/F79VBZII49RVMOH.SMALL.jpg JM1999 *UPDATE*I have now added a night - shot of the spread of the LED,please take a moment to notice it :)I have had this idea in my head for a long time, I have always wanted to add a led to my bmx bike securely.So I started looking around and I ended up finding some "cool white" led's - they turned out...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:15:46 PST
Fire Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Torch-2/
Fire Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/UBQ8/I3H6UB2O/F3EUBQ8I3H6UB2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/UBQ8/I3H6UB2O/F3EUBQ8I3H6UB2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/UBQ8/I3H6UB2O/F3EUBQ8I3H6UB2O.SMALL.jpg BuilderBro1 Hi! So this is my first Instructable. I wanted to do something special for my first, so I decided to do this.I'm going to try to do other Instuctables like Legos, Weapons, Cool Projects, and random things.Well, here we go. Materials So I had wanted to do this for awhile so I gathered the Materia...
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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/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Quick Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Light-Mount/
Quick Light Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This is a very quick answer to how to mount any flashlight onto a bicycle. All you need are two hose clamps and a flashlight. If it's not intuitive, the next step explains how. Steps One clamp should be slightly wider than the flashlightThe other clamp should be slightly wider than the bicycle ha...
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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/
Fixed my bike light and bike trailer reflector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct Hi folksDon't you hate it when you drop some plastic thing and it breaks on you? Landfill? No! Sugru! I am a year-round cyclist in Whitehorse, Yukon. When it gets dark, lights are important. The problem is the black clip which attaches the light to the seat post snapped, so any bump in the ro...
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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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By: coyote-eyes

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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...
By: acoens

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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...
By: MechanicalMashup

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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
The Remote Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Remote-Match/
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By: Kiteman

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 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/
High power LED slide projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/2Y0A/HVCUO6O4/FL62Y0AHVCUO6O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/2Y0A/HVCUO6O4/FL62Y0AHVCUO6O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/2Y0A/HVCUO6O4/FL62Y0AHVCUO6O4.SMALL.jpg universalist If you have old camera lenses, a macro bellows and a high power LED flashlight, you can use those to build a battery powered projector.As high power LED lamps are much more efficient than classic slide projectors, and camera lenses are often brighter than their often cheap projector counterpieces th...
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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/
12 volt DC solar set-up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZNRX/HTK2G8M5/FZXZNRXHTK2G8M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZNRX/HTK2G8M5/FZXZNRXHTK2G8M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZNRX/HTK2G8M5/FZXZNRXHTK2G8M5.SMALL.jpg buildingandblogging This is how I made my 12 volt DC solar panel and wind turbine set up. I have a solar panel and a wind turbine charging threw a charge controller. A charge controller converts the solar panel into energy to charge batteries. I use it to power: 12 volt heater/light 12 volt led light 12...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:37:27 PDT