Instructables: exploring - technology - Led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:28:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SMALL.jpg Aron Hoekstra For my wife & I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we've finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater. In the planning phases, my wife fo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Musical Visual Mania http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
The glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
LED CUBE CODE GENERATOR 4x4x4 Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE-CODE-4x4x4-Arduino/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:09:00 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
LED Lamp With Sleep Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lamp-With-Sleep-Timer/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:06:20 PDT
CNC NeoPixel Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-NeoPixel-Jewelry/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:16:47 PDT
The Boominator: 360° of 115dB music http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boominator-360-of-115dB-music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:45:23 PDT
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
Pokeball Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokeball-Speakers/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:10:47 PDT
Simple Soft Circuit Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soft-Circuit-Button/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:45:08 PDT
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-STRIP-COLOR-ORGAN-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLER/
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SMALL.jpg lsanjaysha its a RGB LED STRIP ORGAN and don't used any microcontroller. its based N-channel mosfet. Parts Hi,Its a RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLERand here is the part list .1) 3.5mm audio socket- 1ps2) 12V, 2AMP power adaptor- 1ps3) 5m of RGB LED Strip.- 1ps4) Prototyping board- 1ps5) N-c...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:36:23 PST
900 LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/900-LED-display/
900 LED display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FP12/I6W2SWWD/FH5FP12I6W2SWWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FP12/I6W2SWWD/FH5FP12I6W2SWWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FP12/I6W2SWWD/FH5FP12I6W2SWWD.SMALL.jpg brmarcum It's very common for tech companies to have booths at trade shows to show off what they have and how their products can benefit your application, and Digilent is no exception. With the ECEDHA conference coming up, Digilent Marketing Director Larissa Swanland decided we needed something big and flash...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:27:07 PST
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinkie-Pie-Cake-Topper/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:00:27 PST
Tutu with Embedded LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutu-with-Embedded-LEDs/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:00:32 PST
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
LED Backlight TV Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlight-TV-Trigger/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:05:33 PST
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-functional-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Simple Blinking LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Blinking-LED-Circuit/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:05:48 PST
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-Controlled-MIDI-Controller/
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SMALL.jpg bergerab One huge issue in the world of digital music production is keeping that analog warmth (that resonated from reel-to-reel systems and tubes) in modern day digital music. Many swear that analog systems have a sound that can never be replicated by bits, and hope is lost for digital music to match that a...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:10:15 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Arduino RFID Lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Lock-box/
Arduino RFID Lock box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/5MFH/I6M2M3LM/FZW5MFHI6M2M3LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/5MFH/I6M2M3LM/FZW5MFHI6M2M3LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/5MFH/I6M2M3LM/FZW5MFHI6M2M3LM.SMALL.jpg aidenv Hi, today I will be showing you how to make a RFID Lock box. Preperation You will need1x wooden box - http://www.amazon.com/Darice-9151-58-Rectangle-Woo...1x Parallax READ-ONLY RFID scanner - http://www.parallax.com/product/281401x Arduino Uno - http://store.arduino.cc/product/A0000661x Mini Hobb...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:28:56 PST
Clap activated LED strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-activated-LED-strip/
Clap activated LED strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/666Z/I6HSMJZ3/F78666ZI6HSMJZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/666Z/I6HSMJZ3/F78666ZI6HSMJZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/666Z/I6HSMJZ3/F78666ZI6HSMJZ3.SMALL.jpg CsabaP This Instructable shows you how to build a clap activated LED strip. The whole project is based on the Adafruit's Secret Knock Activated Drawer Lock, where the user can record a secret knock pattern which will open the lock inside the drawer. I thought that I could use this to siwtch an LED strip on...
By: CsabaP

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:09:24 PST
Luminch Color LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminch-Color/
Luminch Color LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/1696/I6GCVR05/FTP1696I6GCVR05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/1696/I6GCVR05/FTP1696I6GCVR05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/1696/I6GCVR05/FTP1696I6GCVR05.SMALL.jpg el-Raza The first time I saw the Luminch One by Francisco Castro, I was surprised by the simplicity and the magical experience. However, since there never can be enough magic, I decided to make one with a little twist: the Luminch Color.The Luminch Color not only allows to turn the lamp on and off with a si...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:17:23 PST
ArduDroid: A Simple 2-Way Bluetooth-based Android Controller for Arduino RGB led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduDroid-A-Simple-2-Way-Bluetooth-based-Android-C/
ArduDroid: A Simple 2-Way Bluetooth-based Android Controller for Arduino RGB led strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/3L4P/I63F2JIB/FOX3L4PI63F2JIB.SMALL.jpg ironheartbj18 INTRODUCTIONGET IT ON google PLAY "ardudroid" appARDUDROID (formerly Andruino) is a simple Android app to help you control the pins of your Arduino Uno (or clone) from your Android phone wirelessly. It's both an Android app and an Arduino program. ArduDroid employs a simple Android user interface to...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 01:11:56 PST
Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Arc-Reactor/
Solar Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/FWSS/I7N634QT/FZKFWSSI7N634QT.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean The idea of Iron Man's infinite power Arc Reactor is awe-inspiring and led me to create the next best thing..a solar Arc Reactor night light! How it works The solar cell charges a lithium ion battery during the day and at night the LED Arc Reactor style ring switches on.The circuit uses a LDR esp...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:49:56 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
Super Light Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SMALL.jpg Joohansson The aim of this project is to maximize the flight time/ battery life of the very famous Hubsan X4 quad-copter. This will show how you build your own for very low cost, simple to build and fun to play with. The 3D print is 100% designed by me for use with spare parts from the Hubsan H107L model. It c...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Love Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Spark/
Love Spark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/2TN8/I5WCP60K/FVG2TN8I5WCP60K.SMALL.jpg Aj Creations Love Spark is a heart shaped pendant that blinks an LED every three seconds and that time is based off of a research conducted by Amy Witter at the University of Melbourne concluding that people think of their friends & loved ones, on average, every 3 seconds. So it's not all just a fancy, blinky-bl...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:01:12 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
Simple LED Backlit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this Instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple but nice looking LED backlit sign. I built the project only with things i had lying around my electronic shop so the materials i am using are not the appropriate ones but the final product ended up pretty well. Things you'll need H...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Portable light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-light-table/
Portable light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SMALL.jpg silvertinkerer Have you ever wanted to trace something, but no tracing paper to be found? Need to be able to take your tools with you? There have been many times I have wanted a light table, many of those times in places that would not be able to take a big bulky item. I have created a lightweight, small but big e...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:19:31 PST
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Display-Finger-Ring-w-Photo-transparan/
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Want to show off those pictures of yours in a cool way? Sure you do.I found these really nice LED, cool white modules from adafruit.com. I love photos, so one thing lead to another, and after researching to see if there were rings that showcased photos,using LED, I couldn't find any, just the key ch...
By: The Juliart

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 07:24:50 PST
DIY LED heart http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-heart/
DIY LED heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SMALL.jpg Rusivan In this article I will try to tell you about the gift I made for my girlfriend!I got here is a LED heart.I apologize for my bad English! The basis of the scheme is a microcontroller Atmega8, 1K resistor, selected in such a way as not to overload the microcontroller ports. SMD resistors and diode...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 09:17:33 PST
FAKE ACCESS PANEL http://www.instructables.com/id/FAKE-ACCESS-PANEL/
FAKE ACCESS PANEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SMALL.jpg THE GOOSE I wanted a fake access panel for my futuristic door i made. so here it is.materials1. 1 piece of white plexiglass 12x202. 1 piece of clear plexiglass 12x203. 1 piece 1/4" plywood4 1 piece of 1x1 1/4" 6'5. led lights that suit your build.6. alum. tape7. wood screws8. solder, heat shrink, tape, wire,...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:16:13 PST
Non Soldering Solar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Lantern/
Non Soldering Solar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FO1P/I5P7JERS/F0IFO1PI5P7JERS.SMALL.gif JoshuaZimmerman Outdoor solar lighting has become extremely popular in the past few years, yet how many people do you know that can explain how it works? Luckily solar is a super simple power source which we can use alongside some simple electrical tricks to make a fun project. This non soldering version is perfe...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skyline-Greeting-Card/
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SMALL.jpg eludemann Create a twinkling light-up skyline greeting card. Materials Needed 1/2 sheet white card stock1/4 sheet black card stockConductive copper tapeLED stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)Small binder clip3V battery Prepare Your Card Fold your 1/2 sheet of white card stock in half to cr...
By: eludemann

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:29:33 PST
Light Up Paper Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Cube/
Light Up Paper Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SMALL.jpg eludemann Make a tiny paper lantern with just a simple circuit and some origami skills! Tools and Materials Needed 6in x 6in copy paperconductive copper tapetwo LED circuit stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)one 3V batterysmall binder cliprulerpencil Plan Out Copper Tape Path Fold the copy...
By: eludemann

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-micro-LIGHT-for-SJCAM-M10/
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SMALL.jpg frapedia Action cameras have become very popular in our days, but when there is not enough ambient light they suffer even at sort distances. There for, it is always handy to carry in your pocket a micro-light which will help your camera and save the day!This one can be used as a pocket flashlight too. Intr...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:38:16 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST