Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:40:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Studio Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Studio-Light/
LED Studio Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ARH6/I8UUY4MI/FM6ARH6I8UUY4MI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ARH6/I8UUY4MI/FM6ARH6I8UUY4MI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ARH6/I8UUY4MI/FM6ARH6I8UUY4MI.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I made these simple LED studio lights in about 2 days and for less than $30.Materials you will need Harbor Freight Led Work LightUsed TripodScarp steelTruck Bed CoatingJb weld Mark and trim your Steel I started by removing the bracket that attaches the light to the stock floor stand (picture one)...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:32:27 PDT
Light Drum! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drum/
Light Drum! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Light up your life! Opt in to this optic option with the most wonderful way to introduce kiddos (and adultos) to all of light's tricks. From refracting, diffracting, reflecting, diffusing, the light drum is just wonderful. This is one of our favorite projects for awesome science in the dark. What: L...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:22 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hii guys,yesterday i was searching the internet for a flasher or strobe which i would use to slow motion photography or simply fun!!! ;) but i couldnt find any cheap and reliable alternative for those professional strobe light.then a thought struck in my mind that probably i could make one at home u...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
Darkness detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-detector/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:37:15 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
battery clip LED tester. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever put together a circuit and after finishing you find your LED doesn't work? well with this Instructable that will never happen again! I present to you the Battery clip LED tester. Components: Components: female header pins 1k resistorperfboard9v battery clipTools: soldering ironsolde...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
LED Steampunk lamp using old light bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Steampunk-lamp-using-old-light-bulbs/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:20:22 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
One Dozen Egg Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SMALL.jpg krivas Eat eggs. Save shells. Make egg lights. Materials EggsEgg CartonBalloon Lights Eggshells Gently tap the top of the egg against a hard surface until it has a small crack. Use your thumb to push in on the cracked part of the shell. The shell should break and leave you with a small hole. If you ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-lamp-LED-conversion/
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7RSL/I8BGP3QD/FN57RSLI8BGP3QD.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon One problem with old things is they can be hard to keep working. I had this fluorescent tube lamp from the 80's with a fantastic large magnifying lens but it's really inconvenient to replace the bulbs. My solution was to replace the scary old transformer with a DC converter and LEDs.LEDs are 3.3v an...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:34:59 PDT
light-changed band http://www.instructables.com/id/light-changed-band/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:32:28 PDT
Fish Tank Auto Illumination http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Tank-Auto-Illumination/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:28:26 PDT
Circuit Scribe Light Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Light-Theremin/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:40:39 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
TBLC (Tin Box LED Cube) http://www.instructables.com/id/TBLC-Tin-Box-LED-Cube/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:19:20 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FAN7/I7KB9HV4/FU6FAN7I7KB9HV4.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
Make light sleep using the former and LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-light-sleep-using-the-former-and-LED-bulb/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:30:11 PDT
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-1/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/INWW/I7KB2GTP/FBPINWWI7KB2GTP.SMALL.jpg Ayush Naik Automatic night light control system needs no manual operation for switching ON and OFF when there is need of light. It detects itself whether there is need for light or not. When darkness rises to a certain value then automatically light is switched ON and when there is other source of light i.e. d...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:02:29 PDT
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Lightstand-DIY-for-Less-Than-10-Bucks/
Cheap Lightstand - DIY for Less Than 10 Bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/I5XW/I7ELDI0E/FXDI5XWI7ELDI0E.SMALL.jpg FilmTaped Here is a quick how-to video for building a cheap lightstand. While light stands have come down in price, sometimes you can't wait for one the Chinese models to ship. This trick using a painters pole and gym weight will hopefully be helpful in this situation. Simple tip, I know, but hopefully it's h...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:54:29 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!We wanted to share how to make your book covers light up with LEDs and creative circuits (also known as soft-circuits). We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits! What...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
3D Printed Ikea Hack Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ikea-Hack-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:41:50 PDT
LED Bulb For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bulb-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:17:32 PDT
How to Create a Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Light-Painting/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:50:31 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Proximity IR Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Proiximity-IR-Switch/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:33 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
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
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
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
Arduino Light Sensitive Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Sensitive-Stepper-Motor/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:49:27 PST
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-ie-LED-nite-lite-in-a-bottle/
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SMALL.jpg scratchwerk My addition to "-ies" movement. While waiting for another project to dry, I looked around the shop and came up with a simple idea. I have two ways to make this, one is quick, with no on/off switch. The other takes a little longer, but is still easy. Any small bottle can be used. It depends on what s...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:46:26 PST
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Light Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drawing-1/
Light Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/6LVP/I6UNBAZP/FZM6LVPI6UNBAZP.SMALL.jpg Speedy17 Light drawing is basically taking a photo and drawing on top of it. You do this by lengthening the shutter speed. This instructable will teach you how to make a light drawing Materials Needed In order to make a light drawing there are a few things that you'll need to be able to do so. A DSLR came...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:32:11 PST
Drawing with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-with-Light/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:36:37 PST
How to Take Light Painting Photograph (With Interesting Affects) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Light-Painting-Photograph-With-Interes/
How to Take Light Painting Photograph (With Interesting Affects) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WCSX/I6SO18ZL/F46WCSXI6SO18ZL.SMALL.jpg Japanese Dude This instructable will teach you how to create light paintings. This will also teach you about some additional interesting things you can do to your light painting to make more than just a light painting.Before you learn how to make this type of photograph make sure you have creativity and the willi...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 18:09:57 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
Indoor Light Painting With a SLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Light-Painting-With-a-SLR-Camera/
Indoor Light Painting With a SLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/93CN/I6C2JYG0/F6593CNI6C2JYG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/93CN/I6C2JYG0/F6593CNI6C2JYG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/93CN/I6C2JYG0/F6593CNI6C2JYG0.SMALL.jpg MarcAnthonyDeBlasio This Instructable will demonstrate to users how to paint with light using a Single Lens Reflex (SLR) Camera. As long as the audience of this Instructable has a novice idea about how a camera works then you should be just fine. Light painting is a photography art that displays streaks of light in a c...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 06:39:20 PST
Smoke Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Photography-1/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:26:25 PST
Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-102/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:24:29 PST
Sound Reactive Neopixel Bangalore Torpedo http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Neopixel-Bangalore-Torpedo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:12:10 PST
Fan Powered by any Heat Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
Fan Powered by any Heat Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/NWRR/I6W2Q3MD/FRKNWRRI6W2Q3MD.SMALL.jpg Joohansson How to build your own portable thermoelectric device with a quadcopter motor.This project might not have an electrifying impact to the world but it´s a baby brother to my first instructable (Thermoelectric Fan) and just had to be built. It´s much smaller than most similar projects and the top power ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
Old Optical Mouse into high laser light WOW!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Optical-Mouse-into-high-laser-light/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:19:30 PST
New E-mail Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-E-mail-Notification-Light/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:58 PST
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/5EI4/I6M2OE0B/FH65EI4I6M2OE0B.SMALL.jpg giokoll Check out this guide that shows how i made my El wire Bicycle Rim Lights! The idea Hi guys,I was thinking how to make my bicycle rims illuminated, shinny and cool during the night,and all the projects i could find were by using leds.So i started working on this, but the result was a little bit di...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Car Door Handle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Door-Handle-Light/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:09:53 PST
Graffiti Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Graffiti-Flashlight/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:56:52 PST
Sketch Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketch-Board/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:56:39 PST
80cm broken LED TV turned into 50W remote controlled light box http://www.instructables.com/id/80cm-broken-LED-TV-turned-into-50W-remote-controll/
80cm broken LED TV turned into 50W remote controlled light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WINT/I6C2JSLV/F9WWINTI6C2JSLV.SMALL.jpg fefesplace Today we will transform a broken 80cm LCD TV into a remote controlled light box for light therapy. I brought the TV for cheap money as the LCD was broken. The TV used LED technology for the back light and everything worked fine. It's form a Chines brand "HARROW", nothing special. Open the TV The...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:51:13 PST
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST