Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:44:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
SparkTruck's Simple Circuit Town! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circuit-Town/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:27:13 PST
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
the glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/V1BD/I88LLQVK/FCZV1BDI88LLQVK.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Thank You !!!so suprising for me, just get to the final with my glowig egg. Thanks to everyone here at instructables I can't belive just go so far with one of my projects. Hope I can show you more nice, funny, cracy, .... stuff soon.Just have to say Thank You to everyone who has voted for me...........
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!We wanted to share how to make your book covers light up with LEDs and creative circuits (also known as soft-circuits). We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits! What...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Night-Vision-Device-CAUTION-NOT-SAFE-FOR-EPLI/
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SMALL.jpg kinasmith Have you ever been concerned about how many Instructables about making DIY Night Vision there are, and yet there are no Anti-Night Vision Instructables? How many DIY Drone tutorials are there, but no anti-Drones? How do we protect ourselves and our privacy from the proliferation of these new tools t...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:59:27 PDT
Cube Light ala Rubik Cube Light of Awesomeness http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Light-ala-Rubik-Cube-Light-of-Awesomeness/
Cube Light ala Rubik Cube Light of Awesomeness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SMALL.jpg Lord_Pruitt Ok, so I've needed a light over the bar I built in my kitchen. Instead of something conventional, right out of the box, I decided that it would be cool to have a Rubik cube style light. I came upon this idea by all the other Rubik cube projects - everything from costumes to furniture. But what re...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:02:22 PST
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-STRIP-COLOR-ORGAN-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLER/
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SMALL.jpg lsanjaysha its a RGB LED STRIP ORGAN and don't used any microcontroller. its based N-channel mosfet. Parts Hi,Its a RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLERand here is the part list .1) 3.5mm audio socket- 1ps2) 12V, 2AMP power adaptor- 1ps3) 5m of RGB LED Strip.- 1ps4) Prototyping board- 1ps5) N-c...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:36:23 PST
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinkie-Pie-Cake-Topper/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:00:27 PST
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
BLUE LED RING http://www.instructables.com/id/BLUE-LED-RING/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:41:30 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Portable light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-light-table/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:19:31 PST
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Display-Finger-Ring-w-Photo-transparan/
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Want to show off those pictures of yours in a cool way? Sure you do.I found these really nice LED, cool white modules from adafruit.com. I love photos, so one thing lead to another, and after researching to see if there were rings that showcased photos,using LED, I couldn't find any, just the key ch...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 07:24:50 PST
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skyline-Greeting-Card/
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SMALL.jpg eludemann Create a twinkling light-up skyline greeting card. Materials Needed 1/2 sheet white card stock1/4 sheet black card stockConductive copper tapeLED stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)Small binder clip3V battery Prepare Your Card Fold your 1/2 sheet of white card stock in half to cr...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:29:33 PST
Light Up Paper Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Cube/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-micro-LIGHT-for-SJCAM-M10/
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SMALL.jpg frapedia Action cameras have become very popular in our days, but when there is not enough ambient light they suffer even at sort distances. There for, it is always handy to carry in your pocket a micro-light which will help your camera and save the day!This one can be used as a pocket flashlight too. Intr...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:38:16 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
Zentangle Chibitronics Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Zentangle-Chibitronics-Box/
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By: Warriorlibrarian

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:52:20 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliecube-Charlieplexed-4x4x4-RGB-LED-cube/
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd This is a Charlieplexed 64 RGB LED 3D Cube. The CharlieCube has a total of 192 LEDs and is controlled by 16 arduino pins wired through 16 spires of 4 LEDs and 4 connections. The 64 connections that 16 spires of 4 leads are wired in such a way that they only need 16 micro-controller (arduio) con...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:58:19 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
By: sheetmetalalchemist

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
LED Snowflake Decoration from cheap effect light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Snowflake-Decoration-from-cheap-effect-light/
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By: joejoetheclown

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:38:02 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry This project is not only really, really fun to build, but also fun to use. If you love books or know someone who does, this is an awesome project to make. It is extremely light and literally paper-thin. It is also really easy to personalize and the battery pack design can be used for any small proje...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
1W LED Lantern Using 2 AA Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/1W-LED-Lantern-Using-2-AA-Batteries/
1W LED Lantern Using 2 AA Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/BNIU/I4CMMLZP/FRJBNIUI4CMMLZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/BNIU/I4CMMLZP/FRJBNIUI4CMMLZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/BNIU/I4CMMLZP/FRJBNIUI4CMMLZP.SMALL.jpg skibum30 This is my first project using a 1W LED. By using a DC-DC boost module, I am able to power the LED with two 1.2V rechargeable AA batteries. You can omit the DC-DC module and use four AA batteries instead if you wish but check your resistor values.Because of the current limiting integrated circuit (L...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:26 PST
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table-the-easy-version/
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SMALL.jpg dushu I've been fascinated by infinity mirrors ever since I built my infinity mirror clock. But this time I wanted to make something simpler - so I decided to convert my center table into an infinity mirror table. You can use this instructable to convert nearly any surface into an infinity mirror. The ...
By: dushu

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:03:57 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
LED Running safety belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/4TRF/I4C2NG32/FMD4TRFI4C2NG32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/4TRF/I4C2NG32/FMD4TRFI4C2NG32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/4TRF/I4C2NG32/FMD4TRFI4C2NG32.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I would like to apologize in advance for the quality of the pictures and video. My point and shoot camera could not compensate for the light and dark differential and the cellphone blew everything out with the flash off the reflectors. to get the whole idea of how this works please view the inline ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
Light Box Photo Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Box/
Light Box Photo Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SMALL.jpg Spaceman Spiff Someone told me 1/3 of success is based solely on how something looks. I don't know how accurate that is, or even how one would even measure that, but it's true that good image accounts at least partially to effective marketing. Many things go into making that perfect image. Quality photography e...
By: Spaceman Spiff

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:11 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
Laser Pointer Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Our dog has tons of energy and always wants to play. However, play time can be exhausting to the humans of the house. We found out a few months ago that the dog loves to play ‘chase the red dot.’ Boredom leads to creativity, so we attached a laser pointer to her head with a bandana and small pie...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
DIY Glowing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-Bracelet/
DIY Glowing Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PJMA/I45HNG2U/F06PJMAI45HNG2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PJMA/I45HNG2U/F06PJMAI45HNG2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PJMA/I45HNG2U/F06PJMAI45HNG2U.SMALL.jpg nodcah This bracelet puts magic at your fingertips! This circuit board bracelet is a sweet addition to any halloween costume, blacklight getup or everyday outfit! Using a lithium ion battery for power, an ATtiny85 controls four high power LEDs using input from a button. Also, special functions have been im...
By: nodcah

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:29:23 PST
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-oil-lantern-in-to-an-led-lantern/
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 So here is my first instructable. So be soft on me. Here is me showing you how to transform your oil lantern in to a led lantern the easy way. And you are still able to change it back just by removing the non original parts. Tools needed:wire cuttersWire12v power supply 3 5mm leds (any color you wan...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:14:25 PST
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Glow-of-the-Electron-Valve/
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WVA0/I3THN51V/FEQWVA0I3THN51V.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil Nerdmance is in the air! This is a tongue-in-cheek romantic gift for my dear, sweet, long suffering wife.Dig through your "in progress" electronics bin and find some long forgotten project to resurrect as cheeky nerd gift.In this case, I'm using a fried data logger, an old electron tube, and a slow ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:29:33 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys....We Are Back....Everyone Wants To be Iron Man One Time in his own life.....So here we present you IRON MAN ARC REACTOR BANG BANG TAG....We Got this idea from our native place where children play games like, Police-Thief in which One Becomes A hero (Police Inspector) And The other become...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Hidden Wire Art Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Wire-Art-Light/
Hidden Wire Art Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/B8G6/I3KCALEO/FJDB8G6I3KCALEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/B8G6/I3KCALEO/FJDB8G6I3KCALEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/B8G6/I3KCALEO/FJDB8G6I3KCALEO.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker You've been looking for the "killer application" to justify purchasing a 3D printer? Think about lighting fixtures, the unique ones that can't be found in "big box" stores. A 12 volt LED picture light and invisible wire (metal tape) will cost over $800. A lamp, socket, tape, transformer and plastic ...
By: MikeTheMaker

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:20:38 PST
LED-coaster/LED-onderzetter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-coasterLED-onderzetter/
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By: Alexander Magielse

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:30:12 PST