Instructables: exploring - outside - light http://www.instructables.com Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:41:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 12V LED aluminum garden lights http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-LED-Aluminum-Garden-Lights/
12V LED aluminum garden lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SMALL.jpg mattcabb I don't like those solar lights with low brightness and cheap materials that fade within few weeks. So I made my own LED garden lights to use in my drive way and backyard that are modern, elegant and cheap to make. Powered by 12V controlled from my alarm system which turns it on automatically at giv...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:44 PDT
Camping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Light-1/
Camping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/XEJV/IRF7U9A0/F3BXEJVIRF7U9A0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/XEJV/IRF7U9A0/F3BXEJVIRF7U9A0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/XEJV/IRF7U9A0/F3BXEJVIRF7U9A0.SMALL.jpg tom_sanremo A quick and easy camping light that uses very little power, about 6A at 12V. It throws out a good omni directional light which when it is placed on a spare tent pole or star picket can be very handy when setting up camp after dark.I can't claim that this is my idea so here is a shout out to Chris fo...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 01:04:27 PDT
5 minute build - Tin can cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Build-Tin-Can-Cooker/
5 minute build - Tin can cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SMALL.jpg chris_maker If you ever find yourself in the situation where lugging a huge camping stove around with you on a survival trip is not an option, try making this small, light and portable tin can cooker that will only take 5 minutes to knock up. It's about as simple as it gets, two household items that everyone ca...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:16:12 PDT
$20 Streetlamp / Streetlight http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Streetlamp-Streetlight/
$20 Streetlamp / Streetlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/W38K/IPYCAG9V/FDBW38KIPYCAG9V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/W38K/IPYCAG9V/FDBW38KIPYCAG9V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/W38K/IPYCAG9V/FDBW38KIPYCAG9V.SMALL.jpg madmungo Welcome to the instructable for a very cheap streetlight. We really needed something to light up our front yard because we live in the boonies and it gets very dark at night.The lights that you can buy in the shops are really expensive and the minimum is about 100 euros, and more like 200 if you wan...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:24:48 PDT
DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 PDT
Bug Repellent Jar Torches http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Repellent-Jar-Torches/
Bug Repellent Jar Torches - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q68S/IP91VFQ4/F2UQ68SIP91VFQ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q68S/IP91VFQ4/F2UQ68SIP91VFQ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/Q68S/IP91VFQ4/F2UQ68SIP91VFQ4.SMALL.jpg jonesaw We got eaten alive this week, not a fun way to start the summer. I have been meaning to plant a border garden around the yard with insect repelling plants, but that project is still a little ways from being done and we needed something right away. I figured tiki torches would be good but I wasn't ab...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:48:40 PDT
Concrete Fire Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Fire-Bowl/
Concrete Fire Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7GS8/IP9R8I2N/FZ57GS8IP9R8I2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7GS8/IP9R8I2N/FZ57GS8IP9R8I2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7GS8/IP9R8I2N/FZ57GS8IP9R8I2N.SMALL.jpg _mpo_ This bowl is made out of fireproof concrete.The pictures below give only an overview of the individual stepsfor a larger and better view, download the Pdf file :)
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:42:58 PDT
Light up the perimeter of your yard with (solar) light posts http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-the-Perimeter-of-Your-Yard-With-solar-Lig/
Light up the perimeter of your yard with (solar) light posts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/17PF/IOSPEXI2/FMJ17PFIOSPEXI2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/17PF/IOSPEXI2/FMJ17PFIOSPEXI2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/17PF/IOSPEXI2/FMJ17PFIOSPEXI2.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show a way to setup an automatic lighting perimeter around your fenced yard using those cheap solar LED lights by setting them on very easy to use posts... your fence posts! Materials For this you need...Fence posts. If you have PVC posts (as I do), or wood posts, it i...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 09:11:13 PDT
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bike-Light-5-Minute-Make/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:28:43 PDT
LED Camping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Camping-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:28:19 PDT
Out Door Fire Fly Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Out-Door-Fire-Fly-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 08:11:30 PDT
Solar Mason Jar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Mason-Jar-Light/
Solar Mason Jar Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/5DY3/IO6E3UV6/FZA5DY3IO6E3UV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/5DY3/IO6E3UV6/FZA5DY3IO6E3UV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/5DY3/IO6E3UV6/FZA5DY3IO6E3UV6.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog Great Mood Lighting for Outdoor Wedding!Please vote for wedding contest top right of page.This Instructable will show how to add inexpensive solar ambient mood lighting to your favorite backyard gathering area. These are in no way expected to give much light, simply to mark an area or a little glow....
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Sun, 15 May 2016 21:46:01 PDT
LED Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bike-Light/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:21:54 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
under glow for your bike for under 25$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Glow-for-Your-Bike-for-Under-25/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:49:43 PDT
How to make a bike light with greater visiblity http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bike-Light-With-Greater-Visiblity/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 03:05:22 PDT
MAKE A CANDLE WICK!!!! QUICK AND EASY!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-CANDLE-WICK-QUICK-AND-EASY/
MAKE A CANDLE WICK!!!! QUICK AND EASY!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/3RDV/ILA1AQRO/FB63RDVILA1AQRO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/3RDV/ILA1AQRO/FB63RDVILA1AQRO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/3RDV/ILA1AQRO/FB63RDVILA1AQRO.SMALL.jpg fraser02 This is quite a simple instructable, only takes a few minutes, not much work and can be very handy for....lots of stuff:) Wicks can be used for candles obviously, so you can see when there's no lights even if you don't have the candle wax to stick it in, (and if you do), very small and portable, whi...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 23:19:43 PST
Cheap mtb led front light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mtb-Led-Front-Light/
Cheap mtb led front light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SMALL.jpg Willemtech I used 1 5w12v led in this build, you can also use more powerfull led spots or use more than 1With this setup the battery will last around 5 hoursThe price of the parts was around 20 euros You can find almost all the parts on ebay or your local lumberyardThe led is 500 lumenYou can charge the batter...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:05:02 PST
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Giant-EYEBALL-Bike-Lights/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:03:19 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, In my previous Instructable, I built a USB powered LED bicycle light, that worked very well, But for some reason (maybe because i bike at high speeds), there seems to be a visibility issue, as the cars and other bikers didn't see me passing, and i always had to stop suddenly , sometimes in a ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
UV Handlebar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Handlebar-Light/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 08:36:39 PST
TRON style bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/TRON-style-bicycle/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 03:33:23 PST
Super Bright - Simple Low Cost DIY Bike Frame Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-Simple-Low-Cost-DIY-Bike-Frame-Lighti/
Super Bright - Simple Low Cost DIY Bike Frame Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SMALL.jpg pobriant Biking at night, especially in most US towns and cities, can be a scary experience. Even on a "safe" street or trail means crossing intersections with cars who simply do not have a clue about driving with pedestrians and bikes. And while superbright bike headlights are great at letting cars know y...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 18:20:02 PST
PARTS LIST http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Bike-Helmet-Mod/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 18:21:51 PST
Super Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Waterproof-Matches/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:54:27 PDT
DIY Self-Leveling Bike Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Self-Leveling-Bike-Light-Mount/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 16:12:19 PDT
Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Bivy-Keep-your-sleeping-bag-dry-and-warmer/
Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SMALL.jpg Heeboore If you have an tent that has lost or never had sufficient waterproofing on the bottom, then you probably know how unpleasant it is to wake up in the middle of the night and discover that you are sleeping in a puddle. The Semi-Bivy provides an completely waterproof layer that also provides insulation...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 20:09:33 PDT
Homemade Electronic Igniters http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electronic-Igniters/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:36:04 PDT
Lightweight LED bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lightweight-glamping-party-lights/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
Indestructible Solar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Solar-Light/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:39:15 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People http://www.instructables.com/id/CampingOutside-Alarm-System-for-Detecting-Beast-an/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/914Y/ICRXM591/F9D914YICRXM591.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/914Y/ICRXM591/F9D914YICRXM591.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/E3ZM/IAINFW1V/FRBE3ZMIAINFW1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/E3ZM/IAINFW1V/FRBE3ZMIAINFW1V.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N25F/I6NI4LVI/F4AN25FI6NI4LVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N25F/I6NI4LVI/F4AN25FI6NI4LVI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BZUM/I66D4314/FUXBZUMI66D4314.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BZUM/I66D4314/FUXBZUMI66D4314.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/PVME/I6001XDK/F1NPVMEI6001XDK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/PVME/I6001XDK/F1NPVMEI6001XDK.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/IO6A/I5UXA6I3/FGEIO6AI5UXA6I3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/IO6A/I5UXA6I3/FGEIO6AI5UXA6I3.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/EFEY/I5A7XROB/F4OEFEYI5A7XROB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/EFEY/I5A7XROB/F4OEFEYI5A7XROB.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/BG5C/I53HYU94/FX0BG5CI53HYU94.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/BG5C/I53HYU94/FX0BG5CI53HYU94.SQUARE.jpg https://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
DIY designer plywood swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-swing/
DIY designer plywood swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/SI2B/I4MMMJGK/FZFSI2BI4MMMJGK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/SI2B/I4MMMJGK/FZFSI2BI4MMMJGK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/SI2B/I4MMMJGK/FZFSI2BI4MMMJGK.SMALL.jpg ferred1 This is the plyswing .In 6 easy steps i will show you how you can make your own one! Materials and Machines Materials :1 plywood +-1000x1000x18mm 2x180mm M10 threaded rods 4 lock nuts M10 2xcarabiners20 washers inner diameter 10.5-11 mm 2 pieces of plastic 8mmx20x80(rope 8-12 mm thickness): 2 p...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
How to make a portable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-portable-swing/
How to make a portable swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/I3UV/I4J77OR4/F4JI3UVI4J77OR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/I3UV/I4J77OR4/F4JI3UVI4J77OR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/I3UV/I4J77OR4/F4JI3UVI4J77OR4.SMALL.jpg FO20 Introductionmaterials usedRope: 20 meters of strong rope with a 10 mm DiameterTextile: Strong textile, army stock bag could do the trickEyelets for Tarpaulins: This is for attaching the rope to the swing.Wood: The rope connecting piece is made out of wood. This wood needs to be very strong as your e...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:25:26 PST