Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:01:52 PST BLOX v1.01 Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
LED Sound Reactive Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I really liked Dan Chen's Instructable Ex Machina Sound Reactive LED Wall. It was so easy to follow, and the results were great. I created version using cardboard and vellum, as you can see in the image with the red LED lights in the middle - note the Arduino and breadboard hanging off the side.The ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bathroom-Vacancy-Sign/
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SMALL.jpg rikuzenith This is my first electrical project ever, so I'll also try to make this instructable nice for other beginners to follow.I live in a small house where the laundry machine couldn't fit into the bathroom so it had to stay in the hallway. The water pipes have to go from the bathroom door, therefore it c...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00:40 PST
IR Flashligt (torch) in the Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Flashligt-torch-in-the-Budget/
IR Flashligt (torch) in the Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WV9N/IK7N8E4C/FZ6WV9NIK7N8E4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WV9N/IK7N8E4C/FZ6WV9NIK7N8E4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WV9N/IK7N8E4C/FZ6WV9NIK7N8E4C.SMALL.jpg RandomHacker Here we see how to make a quick IR flashlight. We need: -A battery - IR led lights. You can either use the LED from an old TV remote, or buy them on eBay or any other electronic store (http://www.ebay.com/itm/5WATT-5w-5-modes-940nm-infrared-IR-LED-night-vision-flashlight-/180824820467?pt=LH_Default...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:32:31 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-3/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YRI3/IK8KS0DN/FG6YRI3IK8KS0DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YRI3/IK8KS0DN/FG6YRI3IK8KS0DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YRI3/IK8KS0DN/FG6YRI3IK8KS0DN.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 Today I'm going to make an automatic night light for my room. It's a very cool DIY.This is one of the Cool Circuits I have made....I think you people would probably like my project. Gathering Materials...... First Step in a project is planning and gathering materials. So now lets gather the item...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 10:34:08 PST
Lumia 5.2 Grow LED - Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumia-52-Grow-LED-Plants/
Lumia 5.2 Grow LED - Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/AWAJ/IK7N7OQ9/FMOAWAJIK7N7OQ9.SMALL.jpg MarioC58 DIY LED GROW Light from parts purchased on the internet, parts list is on youtube video link.Make your own beast! I'm going to scale this up but love the spectrum of these chips, I'm going to incorporate them into my build they are a bit pricy atm but hopefully in time they come down. I know a lot o...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:00:14 PST
Mini Light Seeker http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Light-Seeker/
Mini Light Seeker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/UEOJ/IJYUM7Y7/FVYUEOJIJYUM7Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/UEOJ/IJYUM7Y7/FVYUEOJIJYUM7Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/UEOJ/IJYUM7Y7/FVYUEOJIJYUM7Y7.SMALL.jpg BGprojectz Make your own mini light seeker robot. What do you need - Attiny 85- DIP8 IC holder- Programmer for the Attiny ( I used a arduino uno as programmer)- 2x mini motor (specifications: 12x6mm, voltage 1.5V, current 20mA) When you choose your motors, keep in mind the Attiny can only handle a max of 40...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:53:10 PST
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sensors-With-a-Microprocessor/
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SMALL.jpg rickharris In my previous Instructable I showed how simple commands could be used to turn on a microprocessor output and light an LED.http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC...I should stress I am not connected with Picaxe and these projects are ones I used in School to teach programming to school k...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:48:51 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Raspberry Pi Zero Moon Light (Controlled with Smart Phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Moon-Light-Controlled-With-Smart-Phon/
Raspberry Pi Zero Moon Light (Controlled with Smart Phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/HPOK/IJQO3KF6/FI8HPOKIJQO3KF6.SMALL.jpg funwithnewtech Welcome! Here's how to build a smart-phone controlled light. I found a very nice "moon shaped" lamp at Ikea - but really any lamp will do that has a simple 2-prong AC plug.This will work with any raspberry pi. (I have not tried it on the Raspberry Pi A models). This tutorial uses a Raspberry Pi...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 16:47:18 PST
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Clock-Repair/
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey Fixers. My wife gave me a vintage flip clock for Christmas, the Panasonic RC-6030. Unfortunately for me, only a partially functioning clock arrived. In this Instructable, I repair the two parts that were no good, the burnt out 40 year old bulb and the noisy motor that still haunts my dreams. ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:44:04 PST
Sound Driven Laser Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Driven-Laser-Effects/
Sound Driven Laser Effects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KRRC/IJQO1BII/F9HKRRCIJQO1BII.SMALL.jpg Nreal Spark What are these Sound Driven Laser Effects supposed to be?These laser effects are obtained by placing a mirror in specific positions on a speaker while inputting certain frequencies to this sound emitter and aiming a laser to the mirror. The position of your laser and mirror determine where the effec...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:14:52 PST
Arduino Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Switch/
Arduino Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NWFP/IJQ01QAG/FCBNWFPIJQ01QAG.SMALL.jpg PavlosS In this tutorial we are going to construct a very simple light switch using an Arduino Uno, a photoresistor and a little bit of code to turn an LED on and off based on the lighting of your room. So let's get down to business ! What we'll need Here is a list of all the components that we are goin...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:44:28 PST
IOT Ambilight Speakers (with BLYNK) http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Ambilight-Speakers-with-BLYNK/
IOT Ambilight Speakers (with BLYNK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/VZ39/IJQ26S89/F7BVZ39IJQ26S89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/VZ39/IJQ26S89/F7BVZ39IJQ26S89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/VZ39/IJQ26S89/F7BVZ39IJQ26S89.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel The 'Internet of Things' Ambilight speakers is a set of speakers designed to be controlled over the internet (hence the term IOT). They can light up any color you want and can be controlled from any device able to run a program called " Blynk" Which is available for IOS and Android. It is made fro...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:20:39 PST
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-NeoPixel-Deco-Lights-via-Digispark-ATtiny85/
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SMALL.jpg martynov For this Instructable we need a WS2812 LED strip, also known as NeoPixel, and any MCU that could be programmed via Arduino. I use Digispark, it is a very nice tiny MCU based on ATtiny85. It has a special bootloader called Micronucleus which provides the ability to upload a program directly trough US...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:20:28 PST
Mini USB Laser Light Saber http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-9volt-Battery-Annoying-Noise-Module/
Mini USB Laser Light Saber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U4LP/IJQO2LQL/F0YU4LPIJQO2LQL.SMALL.jpg John_Singleton_ This is how to make a small usb light saber. Since the new Star Wars came out I decided to make this. Get What You Need What you need is-1 strawA USB with wire ( I used an iPhone charger)One laser diodeA button switchTape Cut The USB Wire Their are two wires that you don't need because they do...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:00:57 PST
How to Make a Gun Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Gun-Controlled-Lamp/
How to Make a Gun Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/V8BM/IJM0100J/FXXV8BMIJM0100J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/V8BM/IJM0100J/FXXV8BMIJM0100J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/V8BM/IJM0100J/FXXV8BMIJM0100J.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Hello!In this tutorial I will be explaining how I made my gun controlled lamp. The lamp is controlled by an IR remote. You can watch this tutorial on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkURR2CLd5iDc0B11...Parts List:- Arduino Uno- 2.1mm plug with a 9V battery clip - 5V relay modulehttp:/...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:26:24 PST
Hue & Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Hue-Me/
Hue & Me - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SMALL.jpg DaveyV Hue & me is een Ambilight die reageert op video. Dit project is aangeleverd door de Hogeschool van de Kunsten Utrecht. Een werkend tastbaar prototype die gebruikt maakt van Arduino en een interactie tussen gebruikers of een interactie tussen een gebruiker en een systeem realiseert.Davey Verhoef - G...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:12:02 PST
Luxo Jr. Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxo-Jr-Robot/
Luxo Jr. Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/W92H/IJHHO98U/FZPW92HIJHHO98U.SMALL.jpg Timvdv Attention: This is a work in progress!Video of the finished productChristmas Pixi (on facebook)IntroductionPixar is famous for their Luxo Jr. lamp. I like the character of the lamp so much I actually wanted to interact with it myself. Therefore I needed a robot arm. Luckily I don't have to start fro...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:42:25 PST
Smartphone Controlled Ceiling Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Controlled-Ceiling-Fan/
Smartphone Controlled Ceiling Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/NSZV/IJHJQC5W/FF7NSZVIJHJQC5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/NSZV/IJHJQC5W/FF7NSZVIJHJQC5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/NSZV/IJHJQC5W/FF7NSZVIJHJQC5W.SMALL.jpg JayH25 Stop worrying about the haze of mystery surrounding "connected" things... I've done the work, now you get to be the hero! I started working with Arduino and Raspberry Pi about a year ago, and I'm gonna cut out all the crap that doesn't work and we're gonna get a ceiling fan and it's light funct...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:18:39 PST
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Make-an-Electroluminescent-Edison-Lamp-/
How (NOT!) To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp | Homemade EL "Coil" Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q8YU/IJQNYPY5/F3MQ8YUIJQNYPY5.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In this instructable, I am going to show you How To Make An Electroluminescent Edison Lamp. Well, that, was what this Instructable was originally about. I thought of attaching EL Wire inside a mason jar at an up-and-down zigzag way, Which would make it look like a pretty awesome Edison Lamp! Though...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:42:21 PST
The LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LED/
The LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 LED is a type of P-n junction diode. It is always used in the Forward-Biased mode.'LED' stands for - " Light Emitting Diode " , which means that it's a Diode which emits light .This is the main difference between an ordinary diode and a LED.More information about the LED and its theoretical concepts...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:34:20 PST
Icosahedron Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Form/
Icosahedron Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AEZ3/IJEKLA5U/FVVAEZ3IJEKLA5U.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry My goal was to make a large sphere with some flat planes to create a round form that is virtually clear, with minimum glare so I could photograph into the center of it. The benefits of an icosahedron over a true sphere are that you can make it with the minimum of space and waste, and each of the two...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:37:57 PST
DIY Star Wars LightSaber ( Bi-Colored ) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Star-Wars-LightSaber-Bi-Colored-/
DIY Star Wars LightSaber ( Bi-Colored ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O9HM/IJG24A13/FZHO9HMIJG24A13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O9HM/IJG24A13/FZHO9HMIJG24A13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/O9HM/IJG24A13/FZHO9HMIJG24A13.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello guys and welcome to our another instructable.Today we are going to make DIY Star Wars LightSaber.So let's start making this awesome light saber. Watch the Video... Watch the video for detailed instructions on how to make the Star Wars DIY LightSaber with all required components and extra in...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 05:06:45 PST
Sparkling Skipping Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkling-Skipping-Rope/
Sparkling Skipping Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UUR5/IJ8Z7N8F/FA3UUR5IJ8Z7N8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UUR5/IJ8Z7N8F/FA3UUR5IJ8Z7N8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UUR5/IJ8Z7N8F/FA3UUR5IJ8Z7N8F.SMALL.jpg RR 1409 HI guys!!!!!Today we're gonna make a skipping rope that glows.Its simple to make and even children can make it. Requirements You will need the following items -: Skipping rope Two 9v batteries One Tape roll (transparent) 4-5m Led strip (You can use waterproof one too) Battery Snap Rolling the...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:51:16 PST
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-UFO-Lamp/
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Inspired by the various alien abduction style lamps out there, I made an attempt to design and create a simplified mini version that was entirely 3d printed except for the LED lights. Not only does it light up, but it also glows in the dark after you turn off the lamp! It's designed in such a way, ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:27:04 PST
Itty bitty Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Joule-Thief/
Itty bitty Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SMALL.jpg Victor805 A Joule Thief is a simple circuit that takes advantage of the inductive kickback produced by an inductive element (a wound toroid in this case) to step up the voltage. This extra voltage at the output of the circuit can be used to power devices which would not work with the input voltage alone. In t...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:13:03 PST
Crystal Key Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Key-Lock-Box/
Crystal Key Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/RXP8/IJ7WOI79/FKIRXP8IJ7WOI79.SMALL.jpg PrinceBlasphemy Have you ever wanted to keep something safe, but boring old boxes just aren't your style? Have you been dying for a glowing lockbox that's opened by a crystal? Here's the remedy to that. This is a great way to impress anyone you're willing to show off your treasure trove to, with a feeli...
By: PrinceBlasphemy

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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:14:30 PST
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Stephanotis-Steampunk-Nixie-Tube-Bedside-Compa/
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott I wanted to give my daughter something totally different for her birthday in April 2015 and eventually decided on making something in a Steampunk theme. It started out as just the lamp unit but looked a little bare in the middle so I added a Nixie Tube clock to it and this was the end result. The ...
By: Roddy Scott

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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 13:57:35 PST
Coloring led light http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-Led-Light/
Coloring led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SMALL.jpg 9000612 It is a coloring led light Get Battery Pack with 2 AA Batteries Get a dc led circuit Connect negative and positive wires to the plots on the picture
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 06:18:49 PST
LED Heart plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Heart-Plaque/
LED Heart plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SMALL.jpg nemodude At work my co workers and I were tasked with making light up plaques in order to learn how to code rgb led's. I, like always, wanted to take things a step further and make something fancy. With my strange heart obsession, i decided to make a dripping heart plaque that changed colors depending on my ...
By: nemodude

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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 06:14:48 PST
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Great-Lightsaber-Hilt-Cheap-From-Scr/
How to make a great lightsaber hilt cheap from scratch!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/SXYH/IJ6CFYU7/F13SXYHIJ6CFYU7.SMALL.jpg Russell Miller I made this lightsaber with materials that I had laying around so it only cost me time and brain power. This was made for a friend of mine for his birthday. His last name is cut into the side and the colors come from a combination of two of his favorite. Each step tells you the materials and tool...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 22:58:46 PST
Test Elasticy of Electroluminescent Paint for Tfcd http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Elasticy-of-Electroluminescent-Paint-for-Tfcd/
Test Elasticy of Electroluminescent Paint for Tfcd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SMALL.jpg olmo.meijs For ACD’s concept design project we are designing an inflatable bar and are interested in new options to place advertisement or other messages on the material. Since the product will be inflated, deflated, folded and stored, the material will bend, fold, stretch and shrink. It would therefore be int...
By: olmo.meijs

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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 08:11:25 PST
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Rainbow-Ore-Lamp/
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel What is it? Gold Ore? Iron Ore? Diamond Ore? Redstone Ore? What kind of Ore is it?It's RAINBOW ORE!Bad introductions aside, what I did was hack one of these redstone night lights. They are basically a nightlight that glows at different brightness's when you tap it. But being only red is pretty borin...
By: PerfectPixel

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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:44:29 PST
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Police-Strobe-Light-With-Scanner-Rgb-Leds-and-Ardu/
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SMALL.jpg BGprojectz It's not a real flash pattern used by police. Just a few loops programmed by me to demonstrate some possibilities.DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES REGARDING THIS TUTORIAL.Use it only indoors and in private property! It is not permitted to impersonate a police officer...
By: BGprojectz

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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:10:39 PST
Modulating audio on a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Modulating-Audio-on-a-LED/
Modulating audio on a LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2XBK/IJ1TWJ7E/FHU2XBKIJ1TWJ7E.SMALL.jpg TheICMan [I made some changes to also support a microphone]In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how audio (music or sound) can be transmitted over a light beam generated by a LED. This project includes 2 parts: The transmitter, that takes the audio and modulates it using the LED The receiver, that rec...
By: TheICMan

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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:59:31 PST
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stair-Lighting/
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SMALL.jpg snikogos Hello Everyone!This is my first Instructable so please bare with me. Any comments and suggestions will be greatly appreciated! I wanted to share my project in the hopes it can simplify your research, planning, design and execution. Like with any project, it's always a good idea to research anything ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:42:13 PST
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/Beambox-NEXT-the-Tower-That-Glows-to-Your-Commands/
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Beambox NEXT is the second version of the cheap, easy to build light tower. It runs off of an Arduino Nano and costs less than $15. What's new is this version is the redesigned base, accompanied by 3 capacitive touch buttons and a much heavier wooden base making it less prone to falling over. The Be...
By: PerfectPixel

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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:51:39 PST
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/GlowChips-a-Simple-and-Cheap-LED-Lamp-Unit/
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SMALL.jpg Xyiro Have you always wanted to light up your desk in a futuristic/minimalistic manner?Fear no more, as the solution is finally here!GlowChips!This lamp unit can be easily made by almost anyone. The idea is incredibly simple and it's very easy to make. My desk has been lacking a light source for some time...
By: Xyiro

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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 09:29:30 PST
Convert your halogen desk lamp into a LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Halogen-Desk-Lamp-Into-a-LED-Lamp/
Convert your halogen desk lamp into a LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/NFR5/IIUOOUGB/F88NFR5IIUOOUGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/NFR5/IIUOOUGB/F88NFR5IIUOOUGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/NFR5/IIUOOUGB/F88NFR5IIUOOUGB.SMALL.jpg Makersteve In this Instructable, i am going to show you how to convert one of those power-hungry halogen desk lamps in to a 10x more efficent LED lamp with about the same brightness. I apologize for any grammar or spelling mistakes wich might appear, Im a German, so dont expect perfect english :p. Take it ap...
By: Makersteve

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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:30:56 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
Wake-up ceiling light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SMALL.jpg Frans van Buul I like the idea of a wake-up light, simulating sunrise in the morning to wake up in a gentle fashion. There are many commercial products for this, usually having the form factor of a stand-alone bedside lamp. I thought the entire concept would actually work better if it were integrated into our bedr...
By: Frans van Buul

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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
Beating Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Beating-Heart-1/
Beating Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/YNTN/IIYUNMPN/F43YNTNIIYUNMPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/YNTN/IIYUNMPN/F43YNTNIIYUNMPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/YNTN/IIYUNMPN/F43YNTNIIYUNMPN.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Published on 3-Jan-2016this instruction would show how you can make your own music light box that react with sound.Circuit operation.1-we have the power supply section, which takes the power from a USB port and store it in the battery. 2-we have the switch which then either takes the power source t...
By: Applied Electronics

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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 18:39:51 PST
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SMALL.jpg doktorviktor I decided to experiment with Cordless Drill transformation into LED lamp because aspects:ᐈ refurbishing and re-use of useless Power Tool with burned motor unitᐈ handy form of sturdy plastic body of broken drill equipped with two sets of Ni-Cd 12 V, 1,4Ah Battery packs as well as a well made battery ...
By: doktorviktor

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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-7-Segment-Clock-cardboard-Clock/
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SMALL.jpg Qu4l1ty Hey everyone! I build "screen" from cardboard, and i want to show how to make it. It has 4 digits and between them is two dot. It´s very cheap, and you need only 30 leds, cardboard and some transistors. If you want to do something without using lot of money, this is good project for you :) Lets begi...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:55:13 PST
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-FallingMeteor-Shower-Light/
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SMALL.jpg geekrex As a maker i always get up in making something or the other when ever i am free,recently we had Diwali in India.Diwali is one of the largest and brightest festivals in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope ove...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:38:07 PST
DIY LED panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Panel/
DIY LED panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OSYV/IIT70WGS/FYOOSYVIIT70WGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OSYV/IIT70WGS/FYOOSYVIIT70WGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OSYV/IIT70WGS/FYOOSYVIIT70WGS.SMALL.jpg hanashoib How much did it cost me to make this panel? £0.00!!I had a few things lying around the house from previous projects so I put it together to make this. You might not have all of these things but it might inspire you to use some of your leftovers. Think about the things you can use I needed somet...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:33:53 PST
Mechanical Strobe LED Light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Strobe-LED-Light-DIY/
Mechanical Strobe LED Light DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/9COX/IIT4VWJC/FLH9COXIIT4VWJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/9COX/IIT4VWJC/FLH9COXIIT4VWJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/9COX/IIT4VWJC/FLH9COXIIT4VWJC.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS Just for Fun! I created this video to show you how can you make a "Mechanical" strobe light effect. Without any "difficult" circuit like 555 timer chip, but with two motors, First is DC Motor and is working with 12V Battery is coupling with "Washing Drain Pump Motor" it is a Permanent Magnet AC Moto...
By: GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS

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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:12:56 PST
Pink Floyd Light Dispersing Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Pink-Floyd-Light-Dispersing-Poster/
Pink Floyd Light Dispersing Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/K992/IIQC85X0/FO8K992IIQC85X0.SMALL.jpg PawelJ If you like the video please vote for my instructable in the homemade gifts contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts2015/This was meant as a birthday present for my girlfriend who's an avid Pink Floyd fan, but it got pushed a few months and turned into a Christmas gift! The origina...
By: PawelJ

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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:58:34 PST