Instructables: exploring - technology - reuse - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:43:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Window-like lamp from old computer monitors http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-like-Lamp-From-Old-Computer-Monitors/
Window-like lamp from old computer monitors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/PUXV/IU498BD4/F61PUXVIU498BD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/PUXV/IU498BD4/F61PUXVIU498BD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/PUXV/IU498BD4/F61PUXVIU498BD4.SMALL.jpg stevempotter I wanted to brighten up a dark corner of my workshop/garage so I added a false window, made from 4 old computer flat-screen monitors and some timber and venetian blinds. You could add this lamp to any room or space that could use some extra light and provide the psychological benefit of simulated na...
By: stevempotter

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:33:53 PDT
Rewrapping 18650 Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Rewrapping-18650-Batteries/
Rewrapping 18650 Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MX3B/ITQ3BR0B/FPKMX3BITQ3BR0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MX3B/ITQ3BR0B/FPKMX3BITQ3BR0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/MX3B/ITQ3BR0B/FPKMX3BITQ3BR0B.SMALL.jpg tutdude98 Using 18650s without wrap is dangerous since whole body is actually negative terminal. If you use it without wrap your 18650 could short and potentially caught on fire or explode. If you salvage 18650s from battery laptop battery you could use this guide to rewrap your batteries since most of them a...
By: tutdude98

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:22:54 PDT
Portable LED Tracing Light box (upcycled from LCD TFT)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-Lightbox-upcycled-From-LCD-TFT/
Portable LED Tracing Light box (upcycled from LCD TFT)) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/Z4DX/IP49RX4W/FCOZ4DXIP49RX4W.SMALL.jpg wasteoinc Lightboxes are one of those ridiculously priced items that at the same time they are so easy to make, and thats one reason instructables is full of such projects.There are also many ways to make them, so there are many approaches to the end goal. Here we will try to exaplain ours. Our main goals, wa...
By: wasteoinc

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:25:01 PDT
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Bicycle-Warning-Lights/
Budget Bicycle Warning Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/5H94/IOCJ7TU7/FU35H94IOCJ7TU7.SMALL.jpg EricS8 Get a safety boost, and recycle old plastic! These omni directional warning lights increase visibility, can double as turn signals, and attach to the handlebar ends. Cost can be under $5, with many parts being commonly found recyclable items.WARNING, Make at Your Own Risk"I am not responsible for, a...
By: EricS8

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 18 May 2016 22:40:09 PDT
Scanner Rgb Led Lamp Pwm Controlled by Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Scanner-Rgb-Led-Lamp-Pwm-Controlled-by-Arduino-Nan/
Scanner Rgb Led Lamp Pwm Controlled by Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/Z5V5/IIXJO6DF/FH8Z5V5IIXJO6DF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/Z5V5/IIXJO6DF/FH8Z5V5IIXJO6DF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/Z5V5/IIXJO6DF/FH8Z5V5IIXJO6DF.SMALL.jpg BGprojectz Recycled scanner rgb led lamp pwm controlled by Arduino Nano Final result This is what you get if you follow this instructable. Find a printer Look for a broken hp all in one printer. (Other brands can also have the parts, but I used hp)Try to find a relatively new model. The older ones somet...
By: BGprojectz

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Jan 2016 05:29:45 PST
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
By: bergerab

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-SOLAR-LAMP/
CARDBOARD SOLAR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/NTEX/HVQFCZBF/FR6NTEXHVQFCZBF.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]I made this cardboard solar lamp for reusing the waste cardboard dumped in my dustbin.Through this instructables I try to aware people about the merit of reusing papers/cardboard and adverse effects of cutting tree.Features of my lamp :1. Solar charging : I choose this option to save e...
By: deba168

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 28 May 2014 10:16:48 PDT
Hack a Mag-Lite torch into a rechargeable led torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-simple-old-Mag-Lite-torch-into-a-cool-longl/
Hack a Mag-Lite torch into a rechargeable led torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NT0Z/HRCK3XBE/F46NT0ZHRCK3XBE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NT0Z/HRCK3XBE/F46NT0ZHRCK3XBE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/NT0Z/HRCK3XBE/F46NT0ZHRCK3XBE.SMALL.jpg monjnoux Replace cells on a torch is such a boring thing to do for some of lazy guy like me... (get new cells, opening torch, throw cells in special boxe...blah blah blah) So let's hacking your old Mag-Lite torch into a cool longlasting rechargeable led torch! It's cheap and ecological so it's cool! Let's...
By: monjnoux

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Feb 2014 03:38:57 PST
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Interior-Mailbox-Light/
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SMALL.jpg rtech My wife recently ran over one of our cheap solar lights and demolished it. The electronics were still intact and operable, so I decided to tackle a little project I conjured up a couple of weeks ago. This project re-uses the electronics from a battery-powered, solar-charged outdoor light and adapts...
By: rtech

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:19:01 PST
Solar Tree Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tree-Lights/
Solar Tree Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/47KK/HF23PTW2/F7Z47KKHF23PTW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/47KK/HF23PTW2/F7Z47KKHF23PTW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/47KK/HF23PTW2/F7Z47KKHF23PTW2.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This Instructable shows how to turn solar powered pathway lights into solar powered tree lights. It's not always convenient or safe to to run AC extension cords all over the garden to power lighted decorations. Solar powered lights carry their own power source with them and can be hung anywhere they...
By: MidnightMaker

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Apr 2013 18:38:56 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
Things to do with a old computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SMALL.jpg prodlad Before you crack it open... Updated 31/01/2012 Thanks to MrJentis for some more ideas. Before you go ripping it open remember that you can reuse the whole computer and not just some of the components. 1.-Install Linux Linux is an open source OS that you can install on your old computer and us...
By: prodlad

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
Cyborg zombie evolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyborg-zombie-feeding-on-quotdeadquot-batterie/
Cyborg zombie evolution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/EXMM/FNZAF2CZ/FU8EXMMFNZAF2CZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/EXMM/FNZAF2CZ/FU8EXMMFNZAF2CZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/EXMM/FNZAF2CZ/FU8EXMMFNZAF2CZ.SMALL.jpg masynmachien It is well known from the age of steam to the age of steampunk... whether it is cool, creepy, cute or all three at the same time, bringing a creature to life takes electricity. In the case of this cyborg zombie as single galvanic cell, known as a "battery", even in exhausted state, is sufficient. Th...
By: masynmachien

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 1 Dec 2008 13:22:38 PST