Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 May 2018 02:25:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 The any value Joule Thief - Single AA high power white LED driver http://www.instructables.com/id/The-any-value-Joule-Thief-Single-AA-high-power-w/
The any value Joule Thief - Single AA high power white LED driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/8A59/GRAEAXX9/FA88A59GRAEAXX9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/8A59/GRAEAXX9/FA88A59GRAEAXX9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/8A59/GRAEAXX9/FA88A59GRAEAXX9.SMALL.jpg Corrugator Supercilii This instructable will show you how to build a single  AA battery white LED driver that can deliver more 200mW, hence allowing you to use high power brighter LEDs, not those wimpy 5mm standard LED, and  it operates with an efficiency greater than 70%! There are plenty of Joule Thief project around,...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:07:33 PDT
AC-LED Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-LED-Night-Lamp/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 18:52:31 PDT
LED TORCH from discarded mobile BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-TORCH-from-discarded-mobile-BATTERY/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 06:38:21 PST
LED Light upgrade to a Jeep CJ7 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-upgrade-to-a-Jeep-CJ7/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:11:56 PST
DIY PC Ambient Lighting Using Arduino and WS2812b LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PC-Ambient-Lighting-Using-Arduino-and-WS2812b-/
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Wed, 9 Aug 2017 11:17:17 PDT
The 555 FireFly http://www.instructables.com/id/The-555-FireFly/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 05:54:29 PDT
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
Everymans Simple WS2801 RGB LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Everymans-Simple-WS2801-RGB-LED-Strip-Controller/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:15:38 PDT
LED Ring From Recycled Bike Rim http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ring-From-Recycled-Bike-Rim/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 10:01:46 PDT
4x4x4 DotStar LED Cube on Glass PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-DotStar-LED-Cube-on-Glass-PCBs/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 13:58:32 PDT
UV LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Torch/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 02:31:07 PDT
Magical Wand That Lights Up! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Wand-That-Lights-Up/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 20:34:32 PDT
Make a Programmable RGB LED Infinity Mirror with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Programmable-RGB-LED-Infinity-Mirror-With-A/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:39:26 PDT
Add LED Daytime Running Lights on Scion XB http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Scion-XB/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:27:22 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
DIY LED Red Dot Reflex Sight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Red-Dot-Reflex-Sight/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:42:59 PST
The simple Joule Thief. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-Joule-Thief/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 10:38:44 PDT
Easy Guide to Install Flexible LED Strips Over Headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Guide-to-Install-Flexible-LED-Strips-Over-Hea/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 19:52:44 PST
LED Cube 3x3x3 with ATMEGA8 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-3x3x3-with-ATMEGA8/
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 06:00:40 PDT
Batman Wall Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Kickass-Batman-Lampshade/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:34:01 PDT
Battery powered LED grow light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-plant-light-battery-powered/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 18:35:36 PDT
Easy LED Doll's House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Dolls-House-Lighting/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 04:40:11 PDT
How to make LED Headlight for Bicycle using a bottle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-Headlight-for-Bicycle-using-a-bott/
How to make LED Headlight for Bicycle using a bottle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/C7LP/GERPDCAH/FGJC7LPGERPDCAH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/C7LP/GERPDCAH/FGJC7LPGERPDCAH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/C7LP/GERPDCAH/FGJC7LPGERPDCAH.SMALL.jpg sureshmali There was need for a headlight for my Bicycle and could not find one in stores, so I decided to build one myself. Materials Required. 2Ltr Empty Pepsi/Coke Bottle -1pc 1W LED Light -1pc Torch Reflector -1pc Resistor 220K/1W or .5W -1pc Toggle Switch(any switch will do) - 1pc Screws - as required...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 00:36:59 PDT
GLOWPad - an RGB Light Up Mouse Pad. http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOWPad-an-RGB-Glowing-Mouse-Pad/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:10:36 PST
Minecraft Creeper Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Creeper-Detector/
Minecraft Creeper Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/KNWS/JDUKHX1G/FPAKNWSJDUKHX1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/KNWS/JDUKHX1G/FPAKNWSJDUKHX1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/KNWS/JDUKHX1G/FPAKNWSJDUKHX1G.SMALL.jpg allwinedesigns For a couple years, I helped the Children's Museum of Bozeman develop curriculum for their STEAMlab. I was always looking for fun ways to engage kids with electronics and coding. Minecraft is an easy way to get kids in the door and there are tons of resources for using it in fun and educational ways...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:28:57 PST
Simple RGB LED MOOD Colour Potentiometer Without Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-LED-MOOD-Colour-Potentiometer-Without-M/
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Mon, 30 May 2011 01:45:51 PDT
High Power LED Headlight. Oooo so BRIGHT.... http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-LED-Headlight-Oooo-so-BRIGHT/
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 11:03:40 PDT
Make Love With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Love-With-LED/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 06:31:10 PDT
RGB LED Color Sequencer - without a Microprocessor http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Color-Sequencer-without-a-Microprocessor/
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Sat, 23 May 2009 14:06:36 PDT
DIY 100W Led Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-100W-Led-Flashlight-1/
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 06:47:22 PST
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Mirror-infinity-Mirror/
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SMALL.jpg DIY ZE Hey, wanted to show you something different this time. This is infinity mirror. It creates an optical illusion and I will show you how it works and how to make one yourself in video below. Also its cool to look at. [WATCH VIDEO] Parts & Disassemble For this project you will need following items:A...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:42:33 PDT
DIY LED Plexiglass Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Plexiglass-Heart/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2008 09:47:39 PST
Interactive Color-wheel RGB Cube 8x8x8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Color-wheel-RGB-Cube-8x8x8/
Interactive Color-wheel RGB Cube 8x8x8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/U0CK/JC0UH53M/FDFU0CKJC0UH53M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/U0CK/JC0UH53M/FDFU0CKJC0UH53M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/U0CK/JC0UH53M/FDFU0CKJC0UH53M.SMALL.jpg tuenhidiy This is special version of RGB Led Cube 8x8x8, so called "Interactive Color-wheel RGB Cube 8x8x8". Let's see all attached videos to know how it works. Interactive effect: whenever you move led cube in any axis, cube's color will be changed according to color-wheel rule. See DEMO version below. ...
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Mon, 8 Jan 2018 09:40:08 PST
Yet Another Joule Thief Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Joule-Thief-Tutorial/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:13:26 PST
ESP8266 Wireless RGB Headlights (Genesis Coupe) http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wireless-RGB-Headlights-Genesis-Coupe/
ESP8266 Wireless RGB Headlights (Genesis Coupe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/FCW2/J7QGNXAA/F9TFCW2J7QGNXAA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/FCW2/J7QGNXAA/F9TFCW2J7QGNXAA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/FCW2/J7QGNXAA/F9TFCW2J7QGNXAA.SMALL.jpg arashed31 Are you looking to add multi-color RGB LEDs to your headlights? For most people an over the counter kit can probably check the necessary boxes. From the brand names you can get a tested, proven system with some level of a warranty. But what else does it come with? A cheap easy to lose remote? Bulky ...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:07:31 PDT
UFO Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/UFO-Halloween-Costume/
UFO Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/5VUV/GFA3YK0B/F9U5VUVGFA3YK0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/5VUV/GFA3YK0B/F9U5VUVGFA3YK0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/5VUV/GFA3YK0B/F9U5VUVGFA3YK0B.SMALL.jpg Stryker This year my son asked to be an alien in a UFO.  Of course it was after we already had a pumpkin costume ready for him.  This is what I came up with after a few hours in the shop. Materials For this costume you will need; MATERIALS: Cardboard Gorilla and or Duct tape Aluminum  Foil tape Scotch ...
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:02:34 PDT
Weather/Matrix Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/WeatherMatrix-Lamp/
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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 10:29:28 PST
DIY Interactive LED Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Interactive-LED-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:04:47 PST
3x3x3 led cube using a 555 timer and a 4020 shift array IC - no programming (for the complete novice like myself) http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-led-cube-using-a-555-timer-and-a-4020-shift-/
3x3x3 led cube using a 555 timer and a 4020 shift array IC - no programming (for the complete novice like myself) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/H48Y/GX5XKE3M/FIWH48YGX5XKE3M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/H48Y/GX5XKE3M/FIWH48YGX5XKE3M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/H48Y/GX5XKE3M/FIWH48YGX5XKE3M.SMALL.gif ProBodger Seeing a video of an 8x8x8 led cube on you-tube, led me to the instructables website for the first time, now I'm hooked. However, I had or should I say have a fundamental problem absolutely no experience or understanding of electronics. So I am a complete novice! I have endeavoured to learn the fun...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 05:14:55 PST
Lighten Your Step: LED Dance Shoes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighten-Your-Step-LED-Dance-Shoes/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 21:29:15 PDT
Love to Infinity http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-to-Infinity/
Love to Infinity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3F71/IDYKGTM9/FVD3F71IDYKGTM9.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Infinity mirrors are pretty awesome! Since weddings are all about loving someone to infinity, spending infinity together... celebrate that with a light-up mirror!These are quicker and easier than they look to make, but impressive to those not in the know! These fit in with most people's decor, and a...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:28:11 PDT
homemade 100W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-100W-LED-flashlight/
homemade 100W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 This is a simple DC circuit for a 100 Watt LED chip. You can use it e.g. in a flashlight. The maximum brightness will be in the range of 9000-10000 Lumen! You will get all the stuff you need for this build online, e.g. from chinese online shops like banggood. 100W LED chip DC-DC 10-32V To 12-35V adj...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:59:38 PST
LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Torch-2/
LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMI/HMVJ9NOI/F7UARMIHMVJ9NOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMI/HMVJ9NOI/F7UARMIHMVJ9NOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMI/HMVJ9NOI/F7UARMIHMVJ9NOI.SMALL.jpg mahadevrm Simple steps to convert your old bulb torch to LED Torch for just 1 $ Step 1 - Parts & Tools 1.Power LED 1 Watt  with heat sink  - 1 No  --------------                                                   10  Rupees 2.Resistance 10 Ohm  1 watt or 4.7 ohm 1 watt for more brightness - 1 No.  -----   ...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:10:35 PDT
How To Install LED Cabinet Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-LED-Cabinet-Lighting/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 05:29:30 PDT
Open Lights MADE FOR MY WHEELCHAIR http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Lights-MADE-FOR-MY-WHEELCHAIR/
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 08:02:43 PDT
Magnetic LED Panel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-LED-Panel-Light/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:09:34 PDT
Make a pair of Audiostrobe-compatible LED glasses for use with brainwave entrainment software http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pair-of-Audiostrobe-compatible-LED-glasses-/
Make a pair of Audiostrobe-compatible LED glasses for use with brainwave entrainment software - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/RIV0/F4JUPF0E/F3WRIV0F4JUPF0E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/RIV0/F4JUPF0E/F3WRIV0F4JUPF0E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/RIV0/F4JUPF0E/F3WRIV0F4JUPF0E.SMALL.jpg chantling Audiostrobe glasses are used in conjunction with light and sound machines, as well as some brainwave entrainment software. The glasses have LEDs built in which pulse in synchronization with sound, usually either binaural beats or isochronic tones. The light and sound work together to entrain the b...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:04:50 PDT
100W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-flashlight/
100W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/63GU/ID7UUSHA/FFF63GUID7UUSHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/63GU/ID7UUSHA/FFF63GUID7UUSHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/63GU/ID7UUSHA/FFF63GUID7UUSHA.SMALL.jpg vvrtlar During our urbexing light is important, we decided to make one, but ultra strong light. The light source is one LED emitter 100 W, which runs on 32-34 V. Power can be supplied in various ways, through an AC-DC 18 V adapter, car battery or a DIY battery of 11.1 V, which is currently under constructio...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:21:09 PDT
Music LED Light Box Modified Circuit Diagram http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Box-Modified-Circuit-Diagram/
Music LED Light Box Modified Circuit Diagram - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/QMHF/GXB2L6HS/FDSQMHFGXB2L6HS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/QMHF/GXB2L6HS/FDSQMHFGXB2L6HS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/QMHF/GXB2L6HS/FDSQMHFGXB2L6HS.SMALL.jpg Ovrlrd This is my modified circuit diagram to be used with motadacruz's Music LED Light Box Instructable. The idea is that, instead of only using one channel from your audio cable, by using two transistors you can use both channels and wire them to separate LED strings. Here I only show two LEDs in each s...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2012 21:02:11 PST
How to Make a Collapsible LED Light-up Bo Staff for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Collapsible-LED-Light-up-Bo-Staff-fo/
How to Make a Collapsible LED Light-up Bo Staff for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8KSJ/H461X2RE/F1E8KSJH461X2RE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8KSJ/H461X2RE/F1E8KSJH461X2RE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8KSJ/H461X2RE/F1E8KSJH461X2RE.SMALL.jpg Triskite I had about 15 people come up to me over the weekend (at Electric Forest // Rothbury) and ask me where I got my LED staff and how much I paid for it. It seems I'm not the only one frustrated that there's only really one LED staff on the market and it costs about $180! So, here are instructions to m...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:32:30 PDT