Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - lamp http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 07:57:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy LED Lamp Shade For Desktop Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Lamp-Shade-For-Desktop-Monitor/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 16:34:00 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-lamp-LED-conversion/
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon One problem with old things is they can be hard to keep working. I had this fluorescent tube lamp from the 80's with a fantastic large magnifying lens but it's really inconvenient to replace the bulbs. My solution was to replace the scary old transformer with a DC converter and LEDs.LEDs are 3.3v an...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:34:59 PDT
Some LED projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-LED-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SMALL.jpg hkerr Stacked Glass LED Light Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. Easy to make with a nice finish. LED Lamp with Test Tube Nice looking lamps. (pictures a little fuzzy) Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino LED Origami Airhockey LED LED Rollie Led Ladder Game (Attiny85...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:28:34 PST
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Lamp/
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Place this near your favorite cuddle spot (works well in the bathroom, bedside, or anywhere you can use some gentle illumination) for instant soft light. Imagine bringing a loved one (or intended loved one) to your home and not having to make a spectacle or be obvious turning down the lights to set...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 00:34:22 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 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 video softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-video-softbox/
LED video softbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SMALL.jpg philippoMC Hi, my name is Philipp, i am 15 years old and from germany. I built six softboxes for shooting photos or for making videos. They operate at 12v DC and can be mounted on tripods. On the bottom I used someting like these for mounting the lights on a tripod: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B000LWCB...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:02:32 PST
Lego Man Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Man-Space-Lamp/
Lego Man Space Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Messing about with some Lego recently, I found an original Lego spaceman mixed in amongst the rest of blocks. For those old enough to remember, the spaceman was quite simple, featuring the classic smiling face and the famous Space logo. He was too good to put back into the mix so I decided to work ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:13:47 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-Tonic-Water-Lamp/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:15 PST
Make A Glowing L.E.D Triforce! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Glowing-LED-Triforce/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:18:00 PST
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Led-Light-Night-Lamp-Less-than-5-USD/
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SMALL.jpg webagencys Hi Please Check My YouTube Video for Clear Steps To How To Make Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USDMy English Writing Was Not Too Good So i Created Video For it
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:28 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Laptop-Keyboard-Light-1W-high/
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SMALL.jpg bhvm Eyes are Precious,Today we will Be Modifying a Cheap keyboard Light into the Ultimate,Brightest, High power Light to Protect them. As Some of you may Know, I have already Modified an Ebay/ Chinese Laptop Keyboard light with 7.62mm Superflux LEDs sometime Back. The guide for the same is here-http://w...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:20:50 PST
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-desk-lamp-using-sugru-ikea-nick-nacks-and-kitr/
LED desk lamp using sugru, ikea nick-nacks and kitronik kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6NUD/I1TRTDCT/FN16NUDI1TRTDCT.SMALL.jpg ChickenGrylls I never seem to have enough light on my desk these days, the light from my desk lamp seems to cast too many shadows and takes a little too long to be bright with a modern energy saving bulb. I saw the new Kitronik Desk Lamp Kit on a recent visit to their HQ and was inspired to make my own desk lamp....
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:13 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
The Healing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SMALL.jpg dt4art The lamp is designed to be environmentally friendly with visible and touchable functions. The branch is the symbol of nature. The natural shapes give us comfortable feelings and emotions.It is an aesthetically artistic item even the branch lights off. I design for a person who needs to decorate easi...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SMALL.jpg LMS23 OverviewThis LED lamp is an interactive design product. It is a rectangular prism base that can hold in multiple light slots that complete the circuit and light up. It gives users the power to manipulate the design and change the lights based on several situations and as they see fit.Material Whil...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
Simple LED Meditation Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Meditation-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:03 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Lighten up your picture frames (LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighten-up-your-picture-frames-LEDs/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:09:08 PDT
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bookmarker/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:45:06 PDT
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Emblem-Light/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:07:28 PDT
LED LAMPS OUT OF OLD LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-LAMPS-OUT-OF-OLD-LAMPS/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:10 PDT
Underlight your Dalek (or other project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Underlight-your-Dalek-or-other-project/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:49:54 PDT
8 mm LED on AC http://www.instructables.com/id/8-mm-LED-on-AC/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:28:33 PDT
Craft a futuristic room light upcycled out of an old hard disc drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-powerful-room-light-by-an-old-HDD/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:17:58 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Book-Reading-Lamp-and-Torch/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:47:03 PDT
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-a-LED-with-one-AA-battery-in-a-solar-lamp/
Light up a LED with one AA-battery (in a solar lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/IH5X/HZGTF7U9/FSZIH5XHZGTF7U9.SMALL.jpg Tom_Toffi In my lastest project i want to build a little solar lamp. So i went to my local electronics distributor and want to buy i little solar cell. The solar cell has an output of 2V and the battery an maximum output of 1.2V, which is quite to low to drive any standard white LED. Sure there is an easy way...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:48 PDT
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-mood-light-upgrade/
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By: madworm

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:57:17 PDT
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
ice light http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-light/
ice light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/1VPZ/HXVR3UPN/F8S1VPZHXVR3UPN.SMALL.jpg gruban it is simple project things we need 1.ice 2.led3.9v battery4.paper cup led connect LED with battery then make a hole on paper cup then place the LED final add some ice in paper cup to make the light
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:07 PDT
IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-reading-light-upgrade/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Origami Paper Glowie http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Paper-Glowie/
Origami Paper Glowie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7XA8/HVPX6G83/FWT7XA8HVPX6G83.SMALL.jpg cadebot The Origami Paper Glowie is a battery-powered lamp that looks clean and sharp. Its portability allows for it to be placed nearly anywhere around your home, and it is sure to appeal to you and your guests.Continue reading to learn how the lamp is made! Trim the Paper To construct the cube, I recom...
By: cadebot

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Tue, 27 May 2014 18:59:07 PDT
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Glow-Blocks/
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SMALL.jpg bhvm I love LEDs~! People who have been following me know this very well. Now here's a New one for you. LED GLOW BLOCKS! LED Glow blocks are a neat way to accentuate your Posh Living room, Add a fill to your Existing Lights, for use as a Elaborate and artistic Night lamp or a cool and Diffused light sou...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:24:15 PDT
Mini Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lamp-2/
Mini Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/AO6Z/HUYM50PO/FCBAO6ZHUYM50PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/AO6Z/HUYM50PO/FCBAO6ZHUYM50PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/AO6Z/HUYM50PO/FCBAO6ZHUYM50PO.SMALL.jpg alilovic007 This lamp is very easy to make. Just follow the steps. Material MaterialThese small LEDs can buy on eBay. Blue circle serves as a mounting base for a lamp.The green wire is the carrier of LEDs.For this job you need about 10 minutes How to make a lamp First you need to roll the wire as in the s...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 13:20:50 PDT
Flower Lamps (Barbara + Peter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Lamps-Barbara-Peter/
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By: SHS_PnE

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Thu, 1 May 2014 17:38:03 PDT
Louis and Alex's LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Louis-and-Alexs-LED-Lamp/
Louis and Alex's LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/IASM/HF23K6R8/FKEIASMHF23K6R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/IASM/HF23K6R8/FKEIASMHF23K6R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/IASM/HF23K6R8/FKEIASMHF23K6R8.SMALL.jpg SHS_PnE STEP 1: Gather your materials 2 x CD's 6 x LED's 1 x 12 inch 1' diameter pvc pipe 1 x XYZ PVC connector 2 x 90 degree PVC elbows 6 x LED resistors 1 x USB connector 1 x sauter 1 x sautering iron/kit wire for circuit 1 x drill Gather Materials STEP 1: Gather your materials 2 x CD's 6 x LED's 1 x 1...
By: SHS_PnE

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Thu, 1 May 2014 17:37:43 PDT
Led Milkshake Hat Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Milkshake-Hat-Lamp/
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By: SHS_PnE

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Thu, 1 May 2014 17:36:32 PDT
RGB LED Film Strip Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Film-Strip-Lamp/
RGB LED Film Strip Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/M38Q/HUM7D27Z/FESM38QHUM7D27Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/M38Q/HUM7D27Z/FESM38QHUM7D27Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/M38Q/HUM7D27Z/FESM38QHUM7D27Z.SMALL.jpg pjakowetz I saw a filmstrip lamp on imgur a while ago, and was pretty keen to recreate it.... but with a twist. I had recently brought some cheap LED 5050 tape from china, so thought it was an ideal time to hack something together. This is definitely just a prototype, and will be creating v2 in the near futur...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:35:59 PDT
Mini Reader's Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Readers-Lamp/
Mini Reader's Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/QXP2/HTVIEYTW/F9PQXP2HTVIEYTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/QXP2/HTVIEYTW/F9PQXP2HTVIEYTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/QXP2/HTVIEYTW/F9PQXP2HTVIEYTW.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Everybody, Did you Ever Whished a Lamp which is about only 7cm Long and 5cm width? In this instructable you will be seeing a lamp which was made from a childhood 4$ game and some LED's.   Get the Parts.... 1. Mechanix Kids Engineering Game 2. (1) 3W Cool White led (without base - ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 02:50:08 PDT
Electrical Tape LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrical-Tape-LED/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:59:41 PDT
Pet Coke Bottle LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Coke-Bottle-LED-Light/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:21:25 PDT
DIY: Amazing Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Amazing-Jar-Lantern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/1TGX/HRP9EXRX/FDG1TGXHRP9EXRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/1TGX/HRP9EXRX/FDG1TGXHRP9EXRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/1TGX/HRP9EXRX/FDG1TGXHRP9EXRX.SMALL.jpg macobt Jar Lantern that run on battery,inside there is one White Led Diode,2 AAA bateries and on  lid there is handle and switch. Join to American Hacker:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 14:35:45 PST
Vase of ice and fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Vase-of-ice-and-fire/
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By: Ginko Balboa

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:29:41 PST
Lamp with bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-with-bulb/
Lamp with bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/A3WP/HRBE3WXP/FJSA3WPHRBE3WXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/A3WP/HRBE3WXP/FJSA3WPHRBE3WXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/A3WP/HRBE3WXP/FJSA3WPHRBE3WXP.SMALL.jpg Tezeusz I apologize for the pictures, I never thought I'd put on Instructables this article.For more projects like the facebook page! Container Recycling dose of a deodorant or air wick.First i wanted to use deodorant container, but we found that no balance, you'll see why, so I used the air wick contain...
By: Tezeusz

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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 12:21:46 PST
24 Watt LED Lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Watt-LED-Lamp/
24 Watt LED Lamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JKFO/HOHYD1CB/F3DJKFOHOHYD1CB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JKFO/HOHYD1CB/F3DJKFOHOHYD1CB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JKFO/HOHYD1CB/F3DJKFOHOHYD1CB.SMALL.jpg Dipankar This high power LED lamp is made out of a discarded PVC pipe of 110 mm diameter. I have used 24 numbers of 1 watt LED’s which gives a powerful light, and is very good for lighting up your work table when you require more light to do some intricate work. Parts you will need. 1. AC Transf...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 03:29:31 PST
Solar powered window lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-window-lamp/
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 04:36:23 PST