Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:51:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
9v led keyboard light http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-led-keyboard-light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:27 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
LED module light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-module-light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:23:20 PDT
Spider-man web shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-man-web-shooter/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:41:39 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
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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
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Glasses with Headlights and a dual Party mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-with-Headlights-and-dual-Party-mode/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:44:44 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Electric (LED) Marshmallow http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-LED-Marshmallow/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 20:07:51 PDT
Altoid's Smalls Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Smalls-Altoid-Flashlight/
Altoid's Smalls Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GNVS/I0YG3YX2/FQ0GNVSI0YG3YX2.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory The world's brightest Altoid's Smalls 3 LED flashlight. It has two wide field 3500 MCD white Piranha LEDs, one on either side of a single 14,000 MCD white LED. All powered by a 3 volt CR2032 lithium button battery. — at volthaus electronics laboratory, Austin TX. Parts The Altoids Small flash...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 02:45:47 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
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 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
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Projection-Mapped-Display-with-P/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:01:27 PDT
LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-2/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:18:22 PDT
3D Printed Mini Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Nightlight/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:19:46 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
LED Pin or Barrette http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pin-or-Barrette/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:40:12 PDT
Light-Up Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cuff/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:05 PDT
The Magnetic Altoids LED Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magnetic-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:31:24 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
Portable LED glove box illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-glove-box-illuminator/
Portable LED glove box illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SMALL.jpg gmiedalien Here is a little battery powered portable glove box light. You can position it on the inside of your glove box using Velcro or other brand hook and loop, so when you open the glove box, the door switch will turn on the light, and when you close the glove box, the light will turn off. (or does it? ...
By: gmiedalien

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:49 PDT
Underlight your Dalek (or other project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Underlight-your-Dalek-or-other-project/
Underlight your Dalek (or other project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/A6QF/I0LCKAYP/F5AA6QFI0LCKAYP.SMALL.jpg BenjieGillam You know how it goes - you take you Dalek out and have a great day, but you get held up and when it's time to come come it's already dark. You try driving Alan (yes, the Dalek's name is Alan - don't ask me why) back but you keep scraping him on the pavement or getting him stuck in potholes because y...
By: BenjieGillam

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:49:54 PDT
Make a tiny long-lasting LED torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-tiny-long-lasting-LED-torch/
Make a tiny long-lasting LED torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/95BS/I0LCK6L3/F0495BSI0LCK6L3.SMALL.jpg BenjieGillam This project is to make a tiny torch that offers comfort in the night and a limited amount of illumination. Red is recommended since it affects sleep the least (and works for longest). A resistor is used to reduce the brightness of the LED, thereby increasing the battery life. You will need: An LED ...
By: BenjieGillam

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:10:08 PDT
Animated Paper Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Paper-Circuits/
Animated Paper Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose An interactive "live" animation that responds to touch without any programming! This is a really fun project and could be incorporated into a book or a greetings card, and also e-textiles, or many more surfaces. There are more examples of pieces I have made on my blog: http://blog.beccarose....
By: Becca Rose

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:07:42 PDT
8 mm LED on AC http://www.instructables.com/id/8-mm-LED-on-AC/
8 mm LED on AC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/3243/I0HZ1LHW/F9P3243I0HZ1LHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/3243/I0HZ1LHW/F9P3243I0HZ1LHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/3243/I0HZ1LHW/F9P3243I0HZ1LHW.SMALL.jpg Dipankar Intro :-This is a very simple and easy to make all-purpose LED light. It runs on AC and gives a very bright light. You can use 12 to 24 White, extra bright LED’s of 8mm-30mA with this circuit.My friend qs helped me with the design of this circuit. I specially thank him for his help. Part list.. O...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:28:33 PDT
Waterproof LED Mini-lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-LED-Mini-lanterns/
Waterproof LED Mini-lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/2R5U/I0LCG5OV/F902R5UI0LCG5OV.SMALL.jpg FunWithBots These simple mini-lanterns have just a few basic parts and make great backyard or party lighting. They take less than 10 minutes to make. Tools and Materials You'll need the following items.Tools: Wire snippersDrill with 3/8" bitMaterials 10mm LED (any color)electrical tape3/4" PVC cap3/4" PVC p...
By: FunWithBots

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:16:27 PDT
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Single-Sided-Joule-Thief/
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SMALL.jpg krummrey This isn't the first Joule-Thief here on instructables. But this one has one big advantage, it has a one-sided board. It is very hard to align two layers when you make a board yourself. So if you have access to a CNC-Milling-Machine, or have everything set up to etch one yourself, this one is for yo...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:14:26 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SMALL.jpg CarlS Digitally addressable RGB LED strips are becoming more available and less expensive through hobbyist electronics stores and direct from factories in China, so it's time to update your holiday house lighting!This project uses an Arduino to control strips of digitally addressable LEDs, and the idea is...
By: CarlS

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-40-Breeder-LED-fixture/
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SMALL.jpg d00dy This build is designed for a "Full Spectrum" dimmable LED fixture for a mixed reef 40 breeder aquarium. This fixture helps achieve the different wavelengths utilized by various coral. This instructable will not go into detail about different types of reef lighting, or the benefits of full spectrum s...
By: d00dy

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:30:53 PDT
Glowing Trainers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Trainers/
Glowing Trainers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/KO9A/I0ENL55Q/F4SKO9AI0ENL55Q.SMALL.jpg a2c7 Here's your end product. Pretty nifty eh?This is not a project for the faint hearted. You're about to destroy a very expensive pair of trainers/sneakers and have to problem solve along the way. Suitable trainers Get yourself some trainers (sneakers, to those of you who're not English) that have...
By: a2c7

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:19:12 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/
Craft a futuristic room light upcycled out of an old hard disc drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/RQYY/I0HYR3HE/FJBRQYYI0HYR3HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/RQYY/I0HYR3HE/FJBRQYYI0HYR3HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/RQYY/I0HYR3HE/FJBRQYYI0HYR3HE.SMALL.jpg LyonCy So you build the Beamboarder from my other Instruction and you don't know what to do with the hard disc drive case?! Or you just want a nice room light on your desk or wall? Here a little instruction how to recycle an old HDD. The mirrow trap in the case bettwen the dics throws the light out of the ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:17:58 PDT
Sugru LED torch keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-LED-torch-keyring/
Sugru LED torch keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/38L7/I028ZBM9/FXI38L7I028ZBM9.SMALL.jpg tommy_uk This is a LED torch keyring made out of Sugru. It was done as part of a Sugru build night at our local Hack Space (makerspace.org.uk) where the idea was to 'make' things out of Sugru. I'm sure it works out cheaper just to go out and buy a torch keyring, but if you want something personalised or like...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:12:16 PDT
Flashing Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Flowers/
Flashing Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/JBTB/I0464PJX/F6ZJBTBI0464PJX.SMALL.jpg smart5 I Made this little LED display for a friend, its based on the Tip31c! This is my first post hope you guys like it.
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:15:27 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/U4GK/I028VK67/F0OU4GKI028VK67.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Ironman is a Fictional Character from Marvel Comics. It was just known to the nerds uptill they made a movie about it. After that movie people started loving Ironman's Role alot. Now almost every (cool) human on earth knows about him and has seen Iron man 1,2,3 and Avengers.Anyways this is his Arc R...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Heart-Using-LEDs-and-555-Timer/
Flashing Heart Using LEDs and 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/B0RH/I028VI3U/F5FB0RHI028VI3U.SMALL.jpg syedhamzahasan Yes I made it for someone special. It is a basic heart made of red LEDs. It has a flashing side too made by using 555 timer IC Components I know some items may not be in the circuit but I assure you that both mine and this circuit works 100%Red Leds - 16 or more330ohm resistors - 1Wyro Board (sho...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:27:50 PDT
USB Night Light (LM385 light sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Night-Light-LM385-light-sensor/
USB Night Light (LM385 light sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/8IFJ/I00TH6KG/FRW8IFJI00TH6KG.SMALL.jpg bneo99 A few months ago, I've ask for a free samples of some TLC555 and LM385 chips from Texas Instruments. A few weeks after that, a friend of mine asked me to build a nightlight for her. I never really made the effort to build one until now, so here is my variant of a simple LM358 light sensor running of...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:04:18 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SMALL.jpg jackiez "Having received the LED's from Instructables for our very own build night, we were amazed at how many there were in the box and at once began to come up with ideas that would put them to good use. Our space decided on a decorative sign that would embody who we are as a space and a program. Our main...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:38:31 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science [Part 2] http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho-1/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science [Part 2] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UQJ8/HZXYJX9X/FQFUQJ8HZXYJX9X.SMALL.jpg jackiez "For the main event of Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, we had a great turnout. Many people showed up interested in creating something with the LED's that we were provided from Instructables. We completed our "FLAGSHIP" sign along with smaller projects like greeting cards. On o...
By: jackiez

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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:36:52 PDT
LED Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Cube/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 13:20:21 PDT