Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - desk http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:36:07 PST BLOX v1.01 USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-desk-light-or-work-bench-light-in-an-a/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:26:01 PDT
Street light floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-light-floor-lamp/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Hand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-1/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Foam Cork Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Cork-Light/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:13:33 PDT
Simple LED Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Desk-Light/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:21:29 PST
Tres lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tres-lamp/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 20:21:37 PDT
Light table drawer in a standing desk. http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-table-drawer-in-a-standing-desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/NSNF/HE7D2EA7/FVJNSNFHE7D2EA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/NSNF/HE7D2EA7/FVJNSNFHE7D2EA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/NSNF/HE7D2EA7/FVJNSNFHE7D2EA7.SMALL.jpg nosyt   This wasn't the original plan. I found the desk on the curb years ago. I mounted it to the wall in the basement workshop. The light box I made also years ago and it used to have legs. I was going to move it out of the basement, but I had an idea and it looked like it would fit. After a moment with...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:23:53 PDT
Gearbox Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Gearbox-Lamp/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 14:29:43 PST
SteamPunked USB LED desklight with clock http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunked-inspired-USB-LED-desklight-with-glow-i/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/B4XW/GW89LXBE/FFFB4XWGW89LXBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/B4XW/GW89LXBE/FFFB4XWGW89LXBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/B4XW/GW89LXBE/FFFB4XWGW89LXBE.SMALL.jpg Grasshopper1221 Inspired by other members. Made from VCR Parts and super brite LED's . And now this is finished with new switch 
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 19:07:13 PST
LED mini table or desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-mini-table-or-desk-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/2DIZ/GSI522Z0/FIT2DIZGSI522Z0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/2DIZ/GSI522Z0/FIT2DIZGSI522Z0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/2DIZ/GSI522Z0/FIT2DIZGSI522Z0.SMALL.jpg jmengel We've got an office nook that has some high powered (200W) halogen lighting overhead that is too much for simple working on the computer at night but I don't like having the LCD monitor as the only light especially as our keyboard isn't lighted.  Faced with such a conundrum I came up with the pictur...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:26:49 PDT
Mini Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/SAO8/GJQEHP7J/F68SAO8GJQEHP7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/SAO8/GJQEHP7J/F68SAO8GJQEHP7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/SAO8/GJQEHP7J/F68SAO8GJQEHP7J.SMALL.jpg prosper58 A small lamp i built a few days ago that only took a couple of hours to make. I just used a few parts i found around the house. It's pretty effective for it's size. A cool addition to the desk. Main components: Homemade mini lampshade, flashlight bulb, thick solid core wire, small pvc pipe, short...
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:24:26 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Inexpensive DIY light fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-DIY-light-fixture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/LIKD/FOHXBOF8/FDZLIKDFOHXBOF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/LIKD/FOHXBOF8/FDZLIKDFOHXBOF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/LIKD/FOHXBOF8/FDZLIKDFOHXBOF8.SMALL.jpg timwasson I was building my home office in my basement when I encountered a problem. I wanted a lamp to light my desk, but I also wanted to keep it off my desk and mount it to the wall or ceiling. I wanted an industrial, utilitarian look, which was hard to come across while I was looking through the various h...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 17:37:04 PST