Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - desk Thu, 28 May 2015 19:52:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
Automatic Drawer Lights
Automatic Drawer Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> r1dd1ck913 My computer desk is in the back corner of a large living room. The room only has one ceiling light in the very middle of the room. When ever I need to look though a drawer in my computer desk I have to grab a flash light to see what I am trying to get. I have finally said enough is an enough. So now...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:27:07 PST
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes There are three things I really like about this thing, the altiods tin (who doesn't love those?), the LEDs, and that it's USB powered. At my work bench, I have always had a regular incandescent light bulb. Then one day the fixture decided it was done, and quickly died. I have been messing around ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:26:01 PDT
Street light floor lamp
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Hand Light
Hand Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> travderose I'm not exactly sure how this idea came to me but I thought it would be pretty cool to make a casting of a hand holding a lightbulb as a sort of desk lamp. So here it is! And you can do it too! I completed this project in less than a day never having done this before. It's not too tough to do, it...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Foam Cork Light
Foam Cork Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> tuckerpbrown Materials-Cork Foamboard-Box Cutter-Ruler-Cuttingboard-Light bulb-Socket Cut out shape I cut out six shapes with a box cutter to end up with a hexagon design. Angular Cut Next I cut the corners of each foam side (the inside) at a 45 degree angle so they would fit together better. Connecting ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:13:33 PDT
Simple LED Desk Light
Simple LED Desk Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> enelson8 I was tired of having to get new light bulbs and having to readjust my desk light, so I built my own easily movable LED desk light. First receive the materials First you must get the materials shown here, solder, a soldering pencil, solid and stranded wire, LED lights, a bread board to test the c...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:21:29 PST
Tres lamp
Tres lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> timwikander For my third project as an Instructables Artist in Residence, I set out to design a simple yet sturdy desk lamp that almost anyone could make.  Drawing inspiration from scrap project materials and Hoang M Nguyen's "Lampfire", Tres Lamp is a customizable lamp that can be constructed with the most bas...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 20:21:37 PDT
Light table drawer in a standing desk. 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
Gearbox Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jonnyd55 Check out the video to see how the gears move to turn the light on/off and also acts as the dimmer. This was a result of a need for me to create an example GCSE Engineering project for my students and I really wanted to make something from scrap engine parts I bought of ebay.......Somehow I ended...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 14:29:43 PST
SteamPunked USB LED desklight with clock 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 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 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
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Inexpensive DIY light fixture 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