Instructables: exploring - technology - light - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:07:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-data-to-excel-from-an-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:12 PDT
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Light-10-Watt-LED/
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7Z29/HTS5CJKX/F8H7Z29HTS5CJKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7Z29/HTS5CJKX/F8H7Z29HTS5CJKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/7Z29/HTS5CJKX/F8H7Z29HTS5CJKX.SMALL.jpg The Freak This instructables is an extention of the Sunrise Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-1/ by http://www.instructables.com/member/DIY+Hacks+and+How+Tos/. Credits for the original idea and circuit go to that member. I merely adapted it to my needs and materials at hand. The ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:01:53 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Teelight Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teelight-Box/
Teelight Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/6IY9/HSVT9KH5/F1I6IY9HSVT9KH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/6IY9/HSVT9KH5/F1I6IY9HSVT9KH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/6IY9/HSVT9KH5/F1I6IY9HSVT9KH5.SMALL.jpg janth Made in the fablab of the RWTH Aachen (http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/fablab) and for testing a program made in a project course (http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/cutcad - the program itself is not fully functional yet, but at least for this thing it works). Made out of 2mm wood (birch plywood is more stable, ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:58:23 PDT
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoWeather-Ambient-Weather-Indicator/
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/K7J7/HSVT9S20/FRSK7J7HSVT9S20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/K7J7/HSVT9S20/FRSK7J7HSVT9S20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/K7J7/HSVT9S20/FRSK7J7HSVT9S20.SMALL.jpg tombrew We can't all have the desk next to the window. In my case, my coworker at the desk across from mine has the window seat. When it comes time to make the trek down the street to get some lunch, I'm never quite sure what I'm going to find in the great out-of-doors. Do I need my jacket? An umbrella? ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:10:19 PDT
Make a Glowing Rock Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glowing-Rock-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SMALL.jpg mist8k A simple way to make a rock lamp that glows like embers Using Himalayan salt rocks and a strip of L.E.D's.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:20:35 PDT
Chaos Machine (double pendulum) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Machine-double-pendulum/
Chaos Machine (double pendulum) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/AS2V/HSICZTME/F6QAS2VHSICZTME.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Ok people, this is my first Instructable so be nice... I wanted to create a sculpture that combined both my passion for science as well as for art. In particular, I wanted to create movement. The chaos machine is a simple example of chaotic behaviour. Starting the pendulum from a slightly diff...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 18:57:36 PST
LED Floaties (in water!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Floaties/
LED Floaties (in water!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SMALL.jpg liza.stark Originally conceived of and deployed by the Graffiti Research Lab, LED Throwies are a cheap, quick way to create glowing orbs of goodness that stick to any ferro-magnetic surface. Since the parts are inexpensive and the concept is easily grasped, this is a great first electronics project or a fun ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:19:12 PST
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-light-into-the-night-and-maybe-even-party/
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable was made for the January Build Night with Cool Neon. Taiwan is full of neon lights, a very natural setting for the local culture: the bustling night markets, the multitude of stores, the sights, the traffic. Thus building with electroluminescent (EL) wire is really something tha...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:28:10 PST
10W led security light hack http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-led-security-light-hack/
10W led security light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SMALL.jpg dtidbeaux Well i guess I'll start by saying that this is my first able, so be gentle (; lol. I always seemed to have a problem with my halogen security lights burning out. I wanted a simple, cheap, permanent solution. Led's seemed to be the way to go. Im fairly new to 120V electronics and am learning quickly,...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:35 PST
Light Clapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Clapper-1/
Light Clapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/CDU5/HRKR3LRJ/F7SCDU5HRKR3LRJ.SMALL.jpg helenbang This is a project that I quickly made one night because I wanted to 'clap' to turn off and on the light in my room! I have a small room for myself, so I basically have no other noise around. So, I was able to use an amplifier, which finds the value of the sound level in its surroundings. I hook...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:00:31 PST
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sensors-and-MIDI/
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Now that you're up to speed on using Arduino's inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from Arduino. This post is the last installment in a series of workshops I led at Women's Audio Mission. The first two classes ar...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lantern/
Jar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U9C5/HRI8S2ET/F2OU9C5HRI8S2ET.SMALL.jpg randofo The Jar Lantern is a contemporary take on the traditional gas lantern. It was inspired by seeing sunlight refract through my glass water bottle one afternoon, and thinking to myself that it was a bit like carrying a jar full of light. This brief moment of illumination sparked something in my mind ...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
littleBits of Romance http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-of-Romance/
littleBits of Romance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SMALL.jpg tofu911 I just got my littleBits in but I love them because they are a lot of fun to tinker with. Valentine's Day kind of confines love to only one day but I really think it should be celebrated daily. And if you want to make it special, then this is the perfect way to enhance the romantic mood. This inst...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:32:00 PST
Secret Light Bulb Hiding Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Light-Bulb-Hiding-Place/
Secret Light Bulb Hiding Place - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/6XO9/HR3ENDB1/FNL6XO9HR3ENDB1.SMALL.jpg Liam.great98 Do you have any burnt out incandescent bulbs? Don't throw them out! Instead, why not turn them into super secret hiding places? Depending on the size of the bulb, these can be used for storing secret printed messages or passwords, small jewelry, paper money, or anything else that can fit through the...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:55:05 PST
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Side-lit-Acrylic-Sign-at-TechShop/
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SMALL.jpg babylonfive This Instructable shows you how to build a Side-lit Acrylic Sign, illuminated by an LED light fixture. For this project we'll use a laser cutter to cut wood and acrylic. We use multiple layers of laser-cut wood glued together to achieve a complex shape easily, and a laser-cut acrylic cutout provi...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:30:07 PST
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/tilt-switch-activated-glowing-paper-model-LED-ligh/
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SMALL.jpg StijnID This instructable shows how to create paper models, that glow when you turn them around. The only thing you need is some simple electronics! For this project i used a paper template of a diamond, you can find them here: http://www.minieco.co.uk/paper-gems-new-templates/ Of course you can also creat...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:27:42 PST
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Flora-Brain-Machine-Bra/
Adafruit Flora Brain Machine Bra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/KL3G/HQ0T5G61/FRZKL3GHQ0T5G61.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Why? Or why not? There is no try. This is how Bach would have played out his variation on the Adafruit Flora Star Wars Theremin Bra. No. Not really. This is Mitch Altman's nightmare realized on what happens when DARPA gets involved with the maker movement. Let's go with that. I do not recall w...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:36:55 PST
Flashing LED ball with saline water http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-ball-with-saline-water/
Flashing LED ball with saline water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/DJRO/HPZMRMDM/FBADJROHPZMRMDM.SMALL.jpg Noise Maker The LED Ball is a fun project based on the electrical property of saline water. First put the cathode of the LED into a cup with salty water, connect the anode to the positive pole of a battery and also connect a wire to the negative pole of the battery. If you put the loose end of the wire into ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 14:51:37 PST
Light Bar Ambient Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-Ambient-Lighting/
Light Bar Ambient Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SMALL.jpg QuackMasterDan A light bar can brighten your house through the use of ambient lighting. You can lighten up hallways, add a fading glow effect behind your entertainment center, create new patterns in light graffiti or simply add a light source to your house. There are endless possibilities for lighting with a light...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:28:01 PDT
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Interior-Mailbox-Light/
Solar-Powered Interior Mailbox Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/YDAI/HPXFRVGA/FGJYDAIHPXFRVGA.SMALL.jpg rtech My wife recently ran over one of our cheap solar lights and demolished it. The electronics were still intact and operable, so I decided to tackle a little project I conjured up a couple of weeks ago. This project re-uses the electronics from a battery-powered, solar-charged outdoor light and adapts...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:19:01 PST
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibre-Optic-Chandelier/
LED Fiber Optic Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/0HAF/HPT696OJ/F8A0HAFHPT696OJ.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless The chandelier was a fun project that I have always wanted to make so when the opportunity to make it came up, I incorporated it into my major project for my HSC of 2013 (final assessments of high school). I was so pleased with the results that I thought I would publish them for everyone to see. Som...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:51:58 PST
Light Painters Palette aka Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-aka-Light-Box/
Light Painters Palette aka Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/J6EP/HPO2FDI2/F7QJ6EPHPO2FDI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/J6EP/HPO2FDI2/F7QJ6EPHPO2FDI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/J6EP/HPO2FDI2/F7QJ6EPHPO2FDI2.SMALL.jpg jritchey Today I'm going to show you how I made my "light painters palette" aka light box. If your into electronics and photography than this is probably something you are going to like. Supplies: -Arduino (I'm using an Arduino pro mini which requires a ftdi basic to program, But an uno or leaonardo... woul...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:30:07 PST
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/UFO-project-Color-Changing-Glowing-Radio-Controlle/
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SMALL.jpg roballoba I love R/C Airplanes. I love things that light up. I love photography. put them together and you can play at night! This is just in time for the make it glow contest. ***********     PLEASE VOTE FOR MY INSTRUCTABLE IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE HERE  *********** Please favorite and follow to see upcomi...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 01:35:04 PST
TV Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Glow/
TV Glow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/MCI1/HPCLK4U6/F96MCI1HPCLK4U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/MCI1/HPCLK4U6/F96MCI1HPCLK4U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/MCI1/HPCLK4U6/F96MCI1HPCLK4U6.SMALL.jpg enque This project details how to make a diffused light display out of electroluminescent, or "EL", panels and an old cathode ray tube television. For this project I wanted to recreate the glow of a television without the dynamic and distracting snow. To do this I hollowed out the internals of an old CRT...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:41:47 PST
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Light-Up-Glowing-Sword-RGB-LEDs-for-pa/
Multi Color Light Up Glowing Sword - RGB LEDs for painting with light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3LXC/HP81Y37X/F0Z3LXCHP81Y37X.SMALL.jpg roballoba I just got new blades for my windshield wipers and the package instantly made me want to start sword fighting. Blinky light swords for painting with light?!?!!? YES!!! You can create this project for: Photography Special effects called Painting with light Fun glowing sword for costumes Fairy Prince...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:55:04 PST
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Color-Changing-Light/
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a simple color changing light that is great for kids and adults. Looks beautiful in a dimly lit room, great for the holidays, and makes a pretty cool night light. Materials Glue Gun - We are using a low temperature glue gun. It hurts when the glue touches your skin but it does not burn y...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:41:26 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
Temperature-Sensitive Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensitive-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:54:15 PST
Meditation Mandala http://www.instructables.com/id/Meditation-Mandala/
Meditation Mandala - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/TPPJ/HOUG6XB0/FTVTPPJHOUG6XB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/TPPJ/HOUG6XB0/FTVTPPJHOUG6XB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/TPPJ/HOUG6XB0/FTVTPPJHOUG6XB0.SMALL.jpg eliz_julia Hi! We are Eliz and Julia. We are both graduate students in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. Being a student in NYC can sometimes be stressful. We needed to remind ourselves to breathe so we created a mediation mandala lamp that's powered by breath. The light changes colors as you in...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:12:33 PST
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-Arduino-Controlled-Intelligent-Time-Laps/
How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/4ZS6/HOW0IFWX/FH94ZS6HOW0IFWX.SMALL.jpg hlesliebole Project: Light-Sensitive and Adjustable Dynamic Time-Lapse Photography By Holden Leslie-Bole Approximate cost: $70 without the camera I've been doing some time-lapse photography with my GoPro HERO3 for a while now, and I've gotten some great footage.  There have been times, however, when I've wan...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:45:29 PST
SELFMADE GLOWING GHETTOBLASTER http://www.instructables.com/id/SELFMADE-GLOWING-GHETTOBLASTER/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 12:42:45 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
LED Resin Cube V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Resin-Cube-V3/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 18:57:07 PST
DIY Upgrade/ Supercharge your LED Keyboard/ Laptop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Upgrade-Supercharge-your-LED-Keyboard-Laptop-L/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SMALL.jpg bhvm Hello again! Working late night with dingy dim Laptop lights is not the best idea for your eyes. Here we shall Take a normal Ebay LED laptop Keyboard light, and Modify it for better colour (Neutral white) and Brightness. In the first Picture, you can see our final Project. I am afraid that camera w...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:28:59 PST
Fix the Dell OLOD (Orange Light Of Death) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-the-Dell-OLOD-Orange-Light-Of-Death/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1U7Y/GNINET8T/F7M1U7YGNINET8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1U7Y/GNINET8T/F7M1U7YGNINET8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/1U7Y/GNINET8T/F7M1U7YGNINET8T.SMALL.jpg curtisg890 If you have a Dell pc that won't turn on, Chances are that you have a power supply problem. Most of the time the power light will be flashing Orange. Step By Step: (Disconnect all cables, Inc the power) 1. Open the case of your Dell Pc 2. On the power supply box (top right) find the GREEN wire (The...
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Tue, 10 May 2011 10:19:05 PDT
Laser Tripwire Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Tripwire-Alarm/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:07:52 PST
Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrabright-LED-Emergency-Lamp/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 19:03:37 PST
How to take good Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-pictures-without-shadows/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 02:00:19 PST
BRONZE Steampunk SOLAR light, http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-punk-BRONZE-light/
BRONZE Steampunk SOLAR light, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SMALL.jpg jimmysymo I found,an old bronze agricultural water tap used for crops in my Kibbutz in ISRAEL.In the 1950's.It was joined to some 2 inch iron pipes all rusted up.It took me a week to get it all cleaned up.Then I saw that I could make some thing (nice) with it. Using  my spare time it took me another couple of...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 10:11:50 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
RGB LED moodlamp (sitting dog lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sitting-dog-lamp-RGB-mood-lamp/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:33:02 PDT
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Creepy-Halloween-Orbs/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:06:26 PDT
DIY LED LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-LIGHT-BULB/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T4GW/HMMF6RY5/F4XT4GWHMMF6RY5.SMALL.jpg kris754a building this LED light bulb requires medium soldering abilities, the lightbulb might not work in some countries, if you get a shock by it i will not be responsible, don't build it unless you know what you are doing, when it is about using ac power :-)
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:07:53 PDT
LED Taillight motorbike http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Taillight-motorbike/
LED Taillight motorbike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/GYCT/HMKLUF9E/F2FGYCTHMKLUF9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/GYCT/HMKLUF9E/F2FGYCTHMKLUF9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/GYCT/HMKLUF9E/F2FGYCTHMKLUF9E.SMALL.jpg bramsanders1   Hey yawl A while ago I swapped my standard 12v 21/5w bajo light bulb for a LED light because I was eager to improve my motorcycle. I didn't watch the specs of the LED light, which include the amount of lumen. When I took a ride on my bike with my friends they told me, they had difficult...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:28:10 PDT
How to Make a High Fashion Specular Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-High-Fashion-Specular-Reflector/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 11:28:14 PDT
BH1750 Digital Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/BH1750-Digital-Light-Sensor/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 03:24:58 PDT
Persistence of Vision (POV) -2 ways to play- http://www.instructables.com/id/Persistence-of-Vision-POV-with-2-ways-to-play-/
Persistence of Vision (POV) -2 ways to play- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XHFK/HLPR9E4V/F4EXHFKHLPR9E4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XHFK/HLPR9E4V/F4EXHFKHLPR9E4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XHFK/HLPR9E4V/F4EXHFKHLPR9E4V.SMALL.jpg faziefazie After tired of searching POV tutorial that doesn't clear and complicated, finally I found the best one. In this instructable I will be recreating a POV (Persistance of Vision) Wand inspired by amandaghassaei's original design.  When I first saw the instructables I immediately wanted to recreate it w...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 07:40:55 PDT