Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 May 2018 12:53:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Le Petit Prince Rose Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Le-Petit-Prince-Rose-Lamp/
Le Petit Prince Rose Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/29K3/JH6JA310/FGW29K3JH6JA310.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/29K3/JH6JA310/FGW29K3JH6JA310.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/29K3/JH6JA310/FGW29K3JH6JA310.SMALL.jpg LobsterBerry “All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little PrinceLong-time Instructables user, first-time contributor. My partner and I have a special place in our heart for the book Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince). We thought it would be fun t...
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Tue, 15 May 2018 09:53:24 PDT
Make Your Own Starry Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Starry-Night/
Make Your Own Starry Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/17OG/JG2VZRLB/FIB17OGJG2VZRLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/17OG/JG2VZRLB/FIB17OGJG2VZRLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/17OG/JG2VZRLB/FIB17OGJG2VZRLB.SMALL.jpg glennederveen I saw the contest space challenge and there were not allot of entries so i thought why not. In this DIY I explain how you can make your own children nightshade.What do you need? a cana lamp on batteries perhaps or a small candle some spraypaint for the can exterior Clean your can Before you clea...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:09:04 PDT
Concrete and Acrylic LED Lamp With a Wooden Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-and-Acrylic-LED-Lamp-With-a-Wooden-Base/
Concrete and Acrylic LED Lamp With a Wooden Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QGBQ/JGCJ4U4S/FNNQGBQJGCJ4U4S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QGBQ/JGCJ4U4S/FNNQGBQJGCJ4U4S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/QGBQ/JGCJ4U4S/FNNQGBQJGCJ4U4S.SMALL.jpg Creativity Hero In this Instructable I’m going to show you how I made a concrete and acrylic LED lamp with a wooden base.Here I’ll try to embed tiny acrylic pieces into concrete, which will guide the light from the LED light source to the concrete surface.Materials:Acrylic sheet https://amzn.to/2HmrgDfQuikrete http...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:59:40 PDT
[Updated]Floating Lunar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Lunar-Night-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:05:54 PDT
Blinking LED Concrete Garden Stepping Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Your-Steppin-Stone/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:11:38 PDT
How to Make a Booklamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Booklamp-1/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:56:48 PDT
Spirit Bottle Bike Wheel Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Spirit-Bottle-Bike-Wheel-Chandelier/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:29:24 PDT
Modern/Industrial-Style Table Lamp / Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/ModernIndustrial-Style-Table-Lamp-Desk-Lamp/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2018 23:28:53 PDT
Super Bright / Variable Brightness LED PANEL http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-Variable-Brightness-LED-PANEL-CRI-90/
Super Bright / Variable Brightness LED PANEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U8T1/JFMTN9DZ/F0YU8T1JFMTN9DZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U8T1/JFMTN9DZ/F0YU8T1JFMTN9DZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/U8T1/JFMTN9DZ/F0YU8T1JFMTN9DZ.SMALL.jpg diyperspective In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make super bright, very sturdy, properly cooled, variable brightness, accurate color producing LED PANEL for photography, video work or any general lighting.This LED panel's design focuses on the lighting quality, durability of the panel and the LED...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2018 09:50:08 PDT
Decorative Mountain Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Mountain-Light/
Decorative Mountain Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/VD5G/JFCSXCEI/FHDVD5GJFCSXCEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/VD5G/JFCSXCEI/FHDVD5GJFCSXCEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/VD5G/JFCSXCEI/FHDVD5GJFCSXCEI.SMALL.jpg LEO337 Hi,today I am going to show You how to build this beautiful Mountain Light. It´s easy to make and will add a nice touch to Your bedroom, especially at night!This is my first Instructable, so I would be very happy to hear from You what is good and what should be improved. Thank You!Tools & Materials ...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:04:30 PDT
Articulating LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-LED-Lamp/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:23:05 PDT
Illuminated Diorama http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Diorama/
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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:56:44 PDT
DIY "Floating" Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Floating-Night-Lamp/
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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:51:12 PDT
Christmas Tree Trunk Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Trunk-Reading-Light/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:57:52 PDT
Labware Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Labware-Chandelier/
Labware Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6XP8/JEIV9HKL/FSG6XP8JEIV9HKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6XP8/JEIV9HKL/FSG6XP8JEIV9HKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6XP8/JEIV9HKL/FSG6XP8JEIV9HKL.SMALL.jpg harryMake Hello Fellow Makers,Today I will share with you how I made a chandelier from reclaimed laboratory glassware. Scavenge There's shop here in Basel called offcut that sells surplus material from local shops/factories/museums. This place is full of surprises. I try to come here once a week just to s...
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Sun, 11 Mar 2018 16:27:12 PDT
Make Your Own Industrial Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Industrial-Chandelier/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 10:31:42 PST
Globally Synchronized Wifi Touch Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Globally-Synchronized-Wifi-Touch-Lights/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:36:48 PST
African Art:CNC Vs Light http://www.instructables.com/id/African-ArtCNC-Vs-Light/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 08:52:35 PST
Curved Wood and Acrylic LED Lamp With Concrete Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Wood-and-Acrylic-LED-Lamp-With-Concrete-Bas/
Curved Wood and Acrylic LED Lamp With Concrete Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KO4R/JE4KOXQI/FFNKO4RJE4KOXQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KO4R/JE4KOXQI/FFNKO4RJE4KOXQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KO4R/JE4KOXQI/FFNKO4RJE4KOXQI.SMALL.jpg Creativity Hero In this Instructable I’ll show you how to build a shaped wood and acrylic LED lamp with concrete base.I’ll show you some tips on how to work with concrete, how to make different shapes out of wood, and how to bend acrylic the easiest way. Be sure to watch the video to see the entire process of creat...
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Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:08:11 PST
2018 Olympic Torch Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/2018-Olympic-Torch-Lamp/
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Wed, 28 Feb 2018 04:16:02 PST
CONCRETE LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/CONCRETE-LAMP-2/
CONCRETE LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TG84/JDYUSROO/FMFTG84JDYUSROO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TG84/JDYUSROO/FMFTG84JDYUSROO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/TG84/JDYUSROO/FMFTG84JDYUSROO.SMALL.jpg TheTugaHandyman Make your own concrete lamp very easily with this instructable!I use it on my bedside table... Materials & Tools * WARNING *This DIY is designed to be used in Europe at 220 volts. The plug and lamp holder must be changed to be used in other parts of the world.Electricity can kill, be very careful...
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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:21:37 PST
Fruitcake: a Translucent Terrazzo Floor Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fruitcake-a-Translucent-Terrazzo-Flo/
Fruitcake: a Translucent Terrazzo Floor Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/ES41/JDYV2A1T/FO4ES41JDYV2A1T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/ES41/JDYV2A1T/FO4ES41JDYV2A1T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/ES41/JDYV2A1T/FO4ES41JDYV2A1T.SMALL.jpg brianbmadden Terrazzo is a beautiful and resilient composite material made of crushed aggregate such as glass, quartz or other stone, contained within a pourable binding agent, like concrete or other polymer, polished to a smooth surface finish and often used for flooring or walls. For the designer in me (and so...
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:15:06 PST
Wooden Hanger Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hanger-Lamp/
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 22:59:28 PST
Kerosene Lantern Wall Sconce http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerosene-Lantern-Wall-Sconce/
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Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:46:30 PST
Living Art LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Art-Arduino-Controlled-Desk-Lamp/
Living Art LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/DWAY/JDKKOVJS/FXSDWAYJDKKOVJS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/DWAY/JDKKOVJS/FXSDWAYJDKKOVJS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/DWAY/JDKKOVJS/FXSDWAYJDKKOVJS.SMALL.jpg Modustrial Maker I made this “Living Art” LED lamp from plywood and an Arduino-controlled LED matrix. The Arduino Nano is programmed to creates colorful moving patterns, aka, “living art.” However, it is also practical for use as a desk lamp, table lamp, or bedside lamp, since an LED push button allows you to switc...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:52:34 PST
Peripher http://www.instructables.com/id/Peripher/
Peripher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JB3P/JDKKJ249/FBFJB3PJDKKJ249.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JB3P/JDKKJ249/FBFJB3PJDKKJ249.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JB3P/JDKKJ249/FBFJB3PJDKKJ249.SMALL.jpg melaniegloeckler The project approach was to design a glass luminaire that makes optimum use of the properties of the glass and does not restrict itself to traditional „bulb packaging“. Carving the Plaster / Positive Moulded Part The shape of the glass body to be blown must first be carved out of plaster. To do t...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:05:01 PST
LED Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Box-1/
LED Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/SAAF/JDKKLIVU/FTESAAFJDKKLIVU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/SAAF/JDKKLIVU/FTESAAFJDKKLIVU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/SAAF/JDKKLIVU/FTESAAFJDKKLIVU.SMALL.jpg 1C1OOCC This is a simple LED accessory for you to decorate your Valentine's day. Preparation You need the following materials.Red LED diode (dia. 3mm) , 2 pcs50 Ohms resistor, 1 pcsHDX contactless sensor, 1 pcsCR2032 coin battery, 1 pcsCR2032 coin battery holder, 1 pcs3d printed Heart-Box component, 2 p...
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:25:21 PST
Embedded LEDs for Indicators http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedded-LEDs-for-Indicators/
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Tue, 6 Feb 2018 08:54:33 PST
Ceiling Light With Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-Lamp-With-Pattern/
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Fri, 2 Feb 2018 10:04:02 PST
Wood Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pendant-Light/
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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 14:27:15 PST
Workbench Light Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-Light/
Workbench Light Led - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/6K9I/JD2F9OR2/F8P6K9IJD2F9OR2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/6K9I/JD2F9OR2/F8P6K9IJD2F9OR2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/6K9I/JD2F9OR2/F8P6K9IJD2F9OR2.SMALL.jpg D-TeK Check the above video for all the steps ​The Wood Circles Cut your circle woods, glue them togheter to be a little bit larger than the led stripe Finishing the Circles using a saw cut a small section of the wood and grind one of the sides then drill a small hole in it, is is going to lock the ...
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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:37:20 PST
DIY Wood & Acrylic Color-Changing LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Acrylic-Color-Changing-LED-Lamp/
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:24:30 PST
Steampunk/Industrial Bottle Lamp - Rüdllampen http://www.instructables.com/id/SteampunkIndustrial-Bottle-Lamp/
Steampunk/Industrial Bottle Lamp - Rüdllampen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I3YH/JCUUHEZV/FGGI3YHJCUUHEZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I3YH/JCUUHEZV/FGGI3YHJCUUHEZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/I3YH/JCUUHEZV/FGGI3YHJCUUHEZV.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax This project uses a blue water bottle with the bottom cut out for a lampshade and standard plumbing fittings for the base. It casts a lovely blue light with some direct light reflecting off the table top. It has an inline dimmer switch. It uses a bulb that has LED's but is made to resemble a squi...
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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:48:06 PST
Giant Ice Cream Sandwich Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Ice-Cream-Sandwich-Chandelier/
Giant Ice Cream Sandwich Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/Q2PT/JCUUJ2BR/F2DQ2PTJCUUJ2BR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/Q2PT/JCUUJ2BR/F2DQ2PTJCUUJ2BR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/Q2PT/JCUUJ2BR/F2DQ2PTJCUUJ2BR.SMALL.jpg KeithDecent --- Please take a look at the embedded video for detailed demonstrations of the techniques described in this guide. It will help a bunch, thanks! ------So this is a project that I made mostly just for fun, that turned out to be pretty popular. I can't tell you why other than to say, people love ice ...
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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:12:14 PST
Store Front Lighting With Copper Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Store-Front-Lighting-With-Copper-Pipe-Lamp/
Store Front Lighting With Copper Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/VGER/JCGK37QD/F8EVGERJCGK37QD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/VGER/JCGK37QD/F8EVGERJCGK37QD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/VGER/JCGK37QD/F8EVGERJCGK37QD.SMALL.jpg made2hack A friend recently asked me to help light up his store front with some copper pipe lamps. We decided to use 18mm Copper Pipe with inserted LEDs to create the lighting. Cutting Copper Pipe I began by cutting some 18mm copper tubing to various sizes. I deburred the edges as well as sanded the joint...
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:25:04 PST
Cypress Ceiling Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Cypress-Ceiling-Light/
Cypress Ceiling Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/R0DE/JCAUIDFT/FGHR0DEJCAUIDFT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/R0DE/JCAUIDFT/FGHR0DEJCAUIDFT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/R0DE/JCAUIDFT/FGHR0DEJCAUIDFT.SMALL.jpg rayp1511 I made a Instructable called the Hanging Cypress Table I was never really happy with the way it came out, so I took it apart and made a ceiling light out of it. I removed the wood filler I had put in the holes and brushed on a few more coats of Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish. Gathering the E...
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:39:38 PST
Pentagon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pentagon-Lamp-1/
Pentagon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/I6A1/JC2Y80BA/FEII6A1JC2Y80BA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/I6A1/JC2Y80BA/FEII6A1JC2Y80BA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/I6A1/JC2Y80BA/FEII6A1JC2Y80BA.SMALL.jpg BerendBeumer Project end result Inspiration The inspiration for this project came from a lamp I saw during my visit to Freedom Lab in Amsterdam. The complex shape of the half dome and the intricacy with which all the angles matched up fascinated me. I Took a bunch of pictures and decided to build a scaled dow...
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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 21:13:30 PST
Anyone Can Make a Grand 3 Feet Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Anyone-Can-Make-a-Grand-Chandelier/
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 11:48:42 PST
Ceiling LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-LED-Light/
Ceiling LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9WO2/JBQUL88X/F159WO2JBQUL88X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9WO2/JBQUL88X/F159WO2JBQUL88X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9WO2/JBQUL88X/F159WO2JBQUL88X.SMALL.jpg Deep silence The goal of this instructable is to create a tailored ceiling lamp with a modern look, using mainly aluminium sections and LED strips. I made mine because I wanted a continuous ceiling light in a L shaped corridor using the only two hanging points available.Materials needed some U shaped, 20m...
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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:39:21 PST
Clothespin Mobile Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothespin-Mobile-Lampshade-1/
Clothespin Mobile Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/V27P/JBQUHGZT/FZSV27PJBQUHGZT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/V27P/JBQUHGZT/FZSV27PJBQUHGZT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/V27P/JBQUHGZT/FZSV27PJBQUHGZT.SMALL.jpg JimNeilBerg I made this lampshade last year just for myself, not documenting the steps. But I'll do my best to recreate what went about! :-) I call it MOBILE, because you can move it around, putting any kind of light source inside. Besides different electrical solutions, I've actually used tealights! Worked ver...
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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 04:18:35 PST
Concrete Lamp (7) http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-7/
Concrete Lamp (7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/T92I/JBMJZ10S/F3DT92IJBMJZ10S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/T92I/JBMJZ10S/F3DT92IJBMJZ10S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/T92I/JBMJZ10S/F3DT92IJBMJZ10S.SMALL.jpg Stamatis K A concrete lamp from a measuring cup... Hi! For this one you need a plastic measuring cup, textile cable, a toggle switch an E27 plastic socket, a bulb, soldering iron and some tools. Mark and make a 30mm hole on the bottom of the cup to attach the bulb, using a soldering iron. Also make two...
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:28:40 PST
DIY Auto Operated Diwali Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Auto-Operated-Diwali-Lantern/
DIY Auto Operated Diwali Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BHAS/JBGU92H9/FDQBHASJBGU92H9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BHAS/JBGU92H9/FDQBHASJBGU92H9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BHAS/JBGU92H9/FDQBHASJBGU92H9.SMALL.jpg suhaslabade Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere). It is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India,Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. One of the mo...
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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 05:34:13 PST
D20 Inspired Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/D20-Inspired-Chandelier/
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 06:57:17 PST
Sheet Metal Flower Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Metal-Flower-Lamp/
Sheet Metal Flower Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/DG7O/JBE10KHZ/FGSDG7OJBE10KHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/DG7O/JBE10KHZ/FGSDG7OJBE10KHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/DG7O/JBE10KHZ/FGSDG7OJBE10KHZ.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've always enjoyed making lamps, and this one in particular was for a mentor who had enLIGHTened me during an internship (and happened to be complaining about needing a new lamp).The design was inspired from this and this: both are lamps made from modular strips, but I was away from my precious pap...
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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:24:40 PST
Starlight - Easy Welding Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Starlight-Easy-Welding-Project/
Starlight - Easy Welding Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/WCAH/JBCJOP7N/F4PWCAHJBCJOP7N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/WCAH/JBCJOP7N/F4PWCAHJBCJOP7N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/WCAH/JBCJOP7N/F4PWCAHJBCJOP7N.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce A super easy welding project for a first welding project or a quick gift for the mid winter celebrations......a starlight to light up those dark mid winter nights......if you live in the northern hemisphere...infact great anytime of the year. Inspiration This is a mid winter gift for my wife who ...
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:22:36 PST
Tiny Oak Ring Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Oak-Ring-Lamp/
Tiny Oak Ring Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/WH9B/JB6UG4F6/F78WH9BJB6UG4F6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/WH9B/JB6UG4F6/F78WH9BJB6UG4F6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/WH9B/JB6UG4F6/F78WH9BJB6UG4F6.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift I decided I wanted to make a wooden lamp as a gift for my sister, but my supply of suitable wood was a little low. After many measurements I realised it was possible to make a lamp, with the design I wanted, but it was going to be small... Really small :) It would need a small bulb, and a small bulb...
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:38:06 PST
Concrete Lamp (3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Concrete-Lamp/
Concrete Lamp (3) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/4TP8/JB6UBO83/F2E4TP8JB6UBO83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/4TP8/JB6UBO83/F2E4TP8JB6UBO83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/4TP8/JB6UBO83/F2E4TP8JB6UBO83.SMALL.jpg Stamatis K Another DIY concrete project, this time a little, cute concrete lamp. Let's go! Tools you need: Rubber to metal adhesive (I mostly use the 3M Industrial Adhesive), vinyl electrical tape, super glue, a screwdriver, a modelling knife, a reamer, a marker and a soldering iron. Parts you need...
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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:56:17 PST
Concrete Lamp (2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Table-Lamp/
Concrete Lamp (2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LVXO/JB6U5QB2/F77LVXOJB6U5QB2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LVXO/JB6U5QB2/F77LVXOJB6U5QB2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LVXO/JB6U5QB2/F77LVXOJB6U5QB2.SMALL.jpg Stamatis K Another concrete lamp, one of my favorites. It will take you less than 30' to make one!Let's see how... Parts you need:A plastic food box, a complete cord (with switch and plug), an E27 socket, two socket rings and a rubber protective furniture pad. Tools you need:Rubber to metal adhesive (...
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:32:31 PST
LED Lighting Countertop Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-Countertop-Drill/
LED Lighting Countertop Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/644Z/JB6U3DYP/FUV644ZJB6U3DYP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/644Z/JB6U3DYP/FUV644ZJB6U3DYP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/644Z/JB6U3DYP/FUV644ZJB6U3DYP.SMALL.jpg bezerra_paulopftz Working safely is crucial. Another thing that bothers me is the waste of natural resources. This is a simple design that gathers stuff that would otherwise go to waste.Faced with these two needs: security and reuse. This idea came about to reuse these materials and develop a luminaire for use on a b...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:45:16 PST
Concrete Lamp (1) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-DIY-Concrete-Lamp/
Concrete Lamp (1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/23BZ/JBGUC6BE/FYF23BZJBGUC6BE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/23BZ/JBGUC6BE/FYF23BZJBGUC6BE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/23BZ/JBGUC6BE/FYF23BZJBGUC6BE.SMALL.jpg Stamatis K Hi! Let's see how to make one of these concrete lamps. Ok, let's start. Connect the wires to a toggle switch. Apply super glue around and on the top of the switch. That will prevent water from penetrating into the switch. Insulate everything with plenty of 3M Industrial Adhesive or rub...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:04:31 PST