Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:57:09 PST BLOX v1.01 LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SMALL.jpg santiagoleila Wonderlamp ...most everyone is mad here, and I'm not all there myself...______This is a project developed for my MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. I used a lot of the school facilities to build this that are not available to everyone, but I tried to add some ideas about alterna...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Color Adaptation LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
Bird House With Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-With-Night-Lights/
Bird House With Night Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I recently stumbled onto a really cool night-light by Instructable user boddhi15. This got me thinking about building my own outdoor one. I decided to hack a solar power light and add a couple of little lights out the front.The actual hack isn’t very hard, it does however need a voltage regulator ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:32:46 PST
Break Forcing Chair Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Forcing-Chair-Pad/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:14:16 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
LED lit crystal decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lit-crystal-decorations/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 23:42:28 PST
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing http://www.instructables.com/id/CuckooTankard-A-new-approach-on-beerable-computing/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:19:40 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
Busy / Free Indicator Led Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Busy-Free-Indicator-Led-Box/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:01:46 PST
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-with-Axial-Adjustability/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:38:24 PST
DJ Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:10:50 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
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
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
How to 'bling' up a boring staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bling-up-a-boring-staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:14:50 PST
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
Circuit Board Lamp 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lamp-20/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:48 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
UV (black light) painting for everyone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SMALL.jpg fcfelix IMPORTANT: USE UV LIGHT CAREFULLY. BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF UV LIGHT WHEN EXPOSED TOO LONG TO IT. THIS INSTRUCTABLE AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE IT MIGHT CAUSE YOU.Since I was a child I was fascinated by fluorescence, phosphorescence and bioluminescence. Seing the movie Avatar ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IJV2/I2BRF7O5/FG0IJV2I2BRF7O5.SMALL.jpg siliconghost I'm going to show you how to build a simple LED stick figure costume. This project is super easy providing you have basic soldering skills. It was a huge hit in our neighborhood. I lost count of how many people said this was the best costume they had seen that night and how cool they thought it wa...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Clock-FuneLab/
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SMALL.jpg funelab Hello everyone!This is my fifth project on Instructables & Thanks everyone liked this. You have a broken hard drive? You would put it in the trash or sell it on Ebay for a few dollars? Oh no! Get ready to turn your crashed hard drive into a unique clock. This project only requires a little skill, yo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
Matchbox Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Monsters/
Matchbox Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QWJJ/I28OI5IN/FKIQWJJI28OI5IN.SMALL.jpg xGrape Imagine that inside every matchbox lives a tiny monster, each with its own distinct personality. Imagine an entire world built around these tiny monsters. That was the original premise of Matchbox Monsters, an instructible over 2 months in the making, making it the longest project of mine so far. Mo...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:41:36 PST
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficents-Raven-Robotized-raven-with-LED-eyes/
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SMALL.jpg laurakenora Need the finishing touch to make your Malificent costume stand out?Or do you just want an awesome Halloween prop that will impress?This vileness, robotized Raven will get the job done! It took a bit of time but I promise you, the results will be sweet!Here is what you need (it's a quite a few thing...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:35:35 PST
Conductive Poetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Poetry/
Conductive Poetry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead All these conductive materials! There's thread, fabric, copper tape, paint, graphite, etc. But what to do with it? One thing to do with conductive paint (such as Bare Conductive) is to incorporate literature and create poetry that lights up! In this Instructable, I'll show you how.See the last step...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:36:15 PST
Color Recognition Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Recognition-Lock/
Color Recognition Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are a lot of ways that you can activate an electronic lock. You can use passwords, radio signals, or even voice commands. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a lock box that opens and closes based on color recognition. With a color recognition lock, anything can be a key. You c...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:24:15 PST
LED WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-WALL/
LED WALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Music! The rhythm of life, the sound of hundreds of discrete frequencies coming together in synchronous harmony to create beautiful sound that puts us in a trance. But that is just feast for our ears. LED Wall adds a whole new dimension, a visual dimension to your musical experience.LED wall consist...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:41:11 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-mouse-into-a-USB-powered-LED-desk-ligh/
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SMALL.jpg idealab Have an old mouse laying around? Of course you do. Need more LEDs in your life? OF COURSE YOU DO. Let's turn that old mouse into a USB power source for some LED lights. We'll use some Sugru and magnets to make the LEDs capable of sticking to your tower or anything else metal - if you have a keyboard...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:34:07 PDT
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Steam-Punk-Laser-Pistol-That-Lights-Up/
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday This Steam Punk Laser Pistol is easily made from cardboard, felt, paper fasteners, a LED, and a plastic straw. We made these for the Steam Punk World Faire. They look fantastic and are easy to build. You can build this in a short evening and have it ready for any costume. It makes a perfect companio...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:32:16 PDT
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-a-Light-Quick-and-Easy-LED-Courtesy-Lighting/
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SMALL.jpg orlov127 A simple modern luxury that lights up your step when you open the door so you can see where you going before you enter your car. It also shuts off when you shut your door. Watch the tutorial alongside the instructable! Remove the Fuse for the Interior Dome Lights The first thing to begin this aw...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:32:15 PDT
The Finger Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Finger-Drums/
The Finger Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SMALL.jpg dt4art The finger drums are designed to be with visible, audible and touchable functions.It is an aesthetically artistic item connected with visual sounds on Arduino and Processing. Soohyun and I made this for a person who likes to play sounds or perform with a screen. This can be so easy to play. The func...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:26:16 PDT
Yin Yang LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Yin-Yang-LED-Necklace/
Yin Yang LED Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SMALL.jpg birceozkan Abhinyana is a Buddhist monk who provides the teachings of Buddha for everyone with the purpose of helping them get rid of their suffering and achieve happiness. I think it is really important to understand our negative qualities, embrace them and generate some positive outcomes. So, i decided to ma...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:34:17 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
Light Up LED Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SMALL.jpg Karenda As part of the maker club my husband and I run at a local school we came up with these simple light up cards for the kids to get experience with creating a circuit. Although there are many fun products for kids to learn about circuits we found many of them to be cost prohibitive for a club with 60 k...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable I'll show you how to light up your walk with your own LED illuminated shoes! At first you may think that this is useless and an absolute waste of time. However, it serves an important purpose...In my locality, accidents involving pedestrians, usually at night, hav...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 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
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 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