Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - bulb http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:00:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 "Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Hand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-1/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Glass and Wood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-and-Wood-Lamp/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 21:53:08 PDT
DIY E14 to E12 Light bulb adapter from a E14 lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-E14-to-E12-Light-bulb-adapter-from-a-E14-light/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:19:16 PST
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-light-bulb-changer-on-a-stick-from-w/
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/O1PC/HLSHJ1LF/F5SO1PCHLSHJ1LF.SMALL.jpg Branebot So if necessity is the mother of invention, then in my case, the father is stinginess... and when they have a mutant baby, it looks like this picture... What actually happened is:  I was walking out to my car to drive the the hardware store and buy a light bulb changer on a stick, as I hadn't been ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:47:54 PDT
Rainbow Pinecone Spoon Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Pinecone-Spoon-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SMALL.jpg domenic3 Intro: This is a light that i have made. What inspired me to make this design is a pinecone as shown by the design. This is a multi coloured spoon celling light that is a fun but fiddly project that doesn't cost much. there are also many different colours with the light that I bought. Body: Steps: ...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 00:07:23 PDT
The safe and easy LED BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/The-safe-and-easy-LED-BULB/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 04:04:48 PDT
Tres lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tres-lamp/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 20:21:37 PDT
Light Bulb Fitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Fitting/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 12:30:30 PDT
21 W Led Bulb (1450 Lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/21-W-Led-Bulb-1450-Lumens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SMALL.jpg peterbd I wanted a high output LED bulb for use in an exterior motion detector lamp.  The high efficiency bulbs are no good as they take time to warm up, and the LED bulbs available are too low output.  Normal bulbs consume a lot, and need to be replaced often.  So I decided to make one.  The leds should la...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:54:38 PDT
Totally Handmade Cardboard Pendant Lamp. Easy to make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Handmade-Cardboard-Pendant-Lamp-Easy-to-m/
Totally Handmade Cardboard Pendant Lamp. Easy to make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Fellows, Here I am again with my latest instructable, an awesome & professional looking pendant lamp made of cardboard, and that too totally handmade, which means you don't need any 3D softwares, laser cutter etc. The best part is , it's very simple and easy to make, and once you finish it no...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 04:45:22 PST
Candle Light from an old Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Light-from-an-old-Bulb/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 08:03:14 PST
Simple 12v Metal Halide Driver 35W http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12v-Metal-Halide-Driver-35W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/6CGX/H1JUJEHJ/F5J6CGXH1JUJEHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/6CGX/H1JUJEHJ/F5J6CGXH1JUJEHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/6CGX/H1JUJEHJ/F5J6CGXH1JUJEHJ.SMALL.jpg jonathanmlang How to make a mh driver that will run on 12v
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Sat, 5 May 2012 03:44:26 PDT
Solar bulb. Sun Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-bulb-Sun-Catcher/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 12:20:15 PDT
New Guard for a Trouble or Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Guard-for-a-Trouble-or-Work-Light/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 04:25:41 PDT
How to build a SOLAR BOTTLE BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-SOLAR-BOTTLE-BULB/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:12:06 PDT
workshop spot light http://www.instructables.com/id/workshop-spot-light/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 05:14:03 PDT
Stop CFL lights from flashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-CFL-lights-from-flashing/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 18:13:18 PDT
Burnout Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Burnout-Lamp/
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 12:10:38 PST
Glow in the Dark Light Bulb Night Light (Glo-Bulb) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Light-Bulb-Night-Light-Glo-Bulb/
Glow in the Dark Light Bulb Night Light (Glo-Bulb) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/F3R6/FUF36PIN/F0MF3R6FUF36PIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/F3R6/FUF36PIN/F0MF3R6FUF36PIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/F3R6/FUF36PIN/F0MF3R6FUF36PIN.SMALL.jpg CYNICALifornia I'm not sure why but I have this fixation on things that light up and projects involving light bulbs (see my oil lamp and record lamp)Anyway, I think that as the world switched to CFL's its is a shame to throw away all those wonderful light bulbs. After all, the CFL might give light, but it is not a...
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