Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - light Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:36:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Secret Message Light Box
Secret Message Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> enauman1 My 7th graders love to make things and we just got a 3D printer, so I came up with this light project. It's a small box with a design cut out from the inside, almost all the way through. When you shine a light from inside you see the design. When you turn it off, it's hidden! Cool! What You Need ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 16:27:41 PST
Ambient light Diy_master Very cheap and easy ;) Led strips (warm white, maybe is too much yellow) are glued with hot gun on metal stick Headphones mount
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:08:54 PST
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy!
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mulrich125 For under ten dollars I made this very stylish but simple color changing light fixture. It was soooo easy to make and the result is a great eye catcher! Gather Materials Ok so to start this project off we need:-A white Chinese paper lantern (dollar store or I bought a 12" one off eBay for $1.25...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
Crayon Candle Chikpeas Brother This could be a lifesaver in a power outage! How it works: The crayon's paper functions as a wick, slowly burning down the crayon while consuming the wax. These candles burn for about 5 minutes, so just a 12-pack will provide you with an hour of light!
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:36:25 PST
Build a wooden LED light fixture at TechShop
Build a wooden LED light fixture at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> babylonfive This Instructable shows you how to build a simple LED light fixture, with a laser cutter. It uses multiple layers of material glued together to achieve complex shapes easily. I manufactured and constructed this item at TechShop. The first thing you should do is consider the final look you wan...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:42:09 PST
LED-Lamp for any room
LED-Lamp for any room - More DIY How To Projects]]> Layer 8 I was tired about all the lamps you can buy, often they dont fit in the room... so... build it your self. Buy your stuff Buy industriall profile: Here in Germany it's easy to buy them for example from ITEM, when you want to do that, wirte them a mail with your order.
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 10:50:20 PST
Solar out door work lights
Solar out door work lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> rdamon1 So we just moved are barn and now competing against the day light to fill in the old foundation and bury new electric and water lines before the ground freezes.To fix are little dilemma and go green at the same time I decided to take an old lawnmower battery that was lying around, a 5 W solar panel,...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 18:39:25 PST
GoPro: Clip On Ring Light
GoPro: Clip On Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chee Seng I recently bought a GoPro which gave me a bunch of new projects, so I thought it was about time I try and make my own Instructable to document it all, so here goes :) GoPro's suck at night. There I said it. They're made for adventure, great outdoors and DAYTIME use, so the light they capture at nig...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 10:40:41 PST
DIY E14 to E12 Light bulb adapter from a E14 lightbulb
DIY E14 to E12 Light bulb adapter from a E14 lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> charge11595 After my father purchased LED bulbs online, we were very disappointed that the bulbs were too small to fit the old sockets. Since some of the old bulbs were burnt out anyway, I decided to up-cycle them to fashion adapters for the new bulbs. An E14 to E12 adapter would work, though this modification...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:19:16 PST
Tic-tac Torch
Tic-tac Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> eva_maree_dixon Simple Project Materials : Tic tac containerSmall light circuit or old book light Tape Knife markerNOT ALL MATERIALS IN PIC!!! Light It Up Firstly I am doing this instructable with a old cheap reading light but if you are doing it with a simple light circuit it's pretty easy to follow;First ...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:55:07 PST
Recreating the Moooi Random light by Bertjan Pot
Recreating the Moooi Random light by Bertjan Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> twall2 There are a number of tutorials out there for this particular fixture. I recommend watching a few of them. I looked at about three before embarking on this and the result is below. This is only MY method of doing this project. I encourage you to experiment and find your own best way. And please feel...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:48:28 PST
Secret Lightbox
Secret Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ghild.Zero I took that picture used Canon DSLR Camera on my Secret Lightbox Let me introduce my room That is my room and I want build a Lightbox in that room. hmmm...seems will make my room more crowded... So i have an idea to make a Secret Lightbox... Have you any idea where is my Secret Lightbox ? hihihih...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 22:55:27 PST
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
Emergency Office Flashlight Lampshade bloomautomatic Had a power outage at work this morning. Used my LED Mag-Lite, a styrofoam cup and some tape to make a quick lampshade.  The tape kept the cup held up, the cup diffused the light nicely throughout the room.  I was very pleased with the results!
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:25:14 PDT
Name in Lights! Well, initials at least.
Name in Lights! Well, initials at least. - More DIY How To Projects]]> sedhig Since me and my girlfriend happen to have the same first initial, I thought it would be quite cool to immortalise it in lights, just like Broadway! Plus, it would make a nice lamp for the living room! Parts First of all I had to figure out how many lights and what kind of lights I was going to us...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:54:59 PDT
Galvanized pipe and glass insulator wall sconce
Galvanized pipe and glass insulator wall sconce - More DIY How To Projects]]> spradlinb With some 1/2" galvanized pipe, some connectors, glass telephone insulators, and some time you can create a unique wall sconce for your home. My wife found examples of these in Pinterest and Etsy and wanted to have them for our new house, so we decided to try making our own. You can keep track of ot...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:17:25 PDT
USB or AC powered flashlight
USB or AC powered flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> beljar4 Change this battery powered flashlight to USB powered or AC powered by using the AC charger with a USB port for any 5V device. These are the things you will need. 27 LED flashlight from discount tool store USB cable 3 feet (approximately) of red and black wires 5 ohm resistor or equivalent heat s...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 01:10:24 PDT
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage
How to make a light bulb changer on a stick from what other people call garbage - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wiring Up Neon Light Workshop Sign - BBKP savvas_papasavva I did a neon sign workshop the other weekend.  I hadn't left the country in two years, not that I really go on holiday, but I was in need to doing something a little different.  The opportunity to get involved in a day course with came up, and I took it.  I tinkered aro...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:24:58 PDT
Rainbow Pinecone Spoon Light 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
Make a Beautiful Petal-Light DIYPerks In this video, I will show you how create this beautiful petal light. It's so simple, anyone can do it! You can buy the LED bulb from eBay. Here are the links: UK buyers International buyers
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:43:39 PDT
DIY | 12v Large LED Cabin Light M.Hawse $42 DIY | 12V LED Cabin Light (with wall-washer style night light) 12" Wide x 36" Long x 2 3/4" tall | 72 Watts @ 100% | I use a PWM Dimmer for a power range of 3W to 71W for use in Houseboats, RVs, Garages, Laundry Rooms, Workshops, Artist's Drawing Areas One of these is installed above each of th...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 16:45:55 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> M.Hawse      This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these myself. I also built and installed them without assistance, so it's an easy project.  You will also see photos and video of a black-stained, RGB LED Bunk Li...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:26:52 PDT
Build an action figure lamp damianzuch Hey you! Go take stuff from your house and glue it to other stuff and make neat things! It's easy and very nearly free and all your visiting relatives will say "oh, he/she is so creative" and then you can give it to them for their birthdays!!! I don't have process photos of this build but really, i...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 17:06:38 PDT
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> pheintzelman Before I started this project I scoured the web for a similar light. When I couldn't find one, I decided to build this.  I like to fiddle with things but have very little construction experience. This turned out quite nice and looks store-bought but this project is straightforward and almost anyone ...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 11:15:07 PDT
Basic Cinematography Tutorial nroy5 So here's my tutorial on some basic cinematography to make your films look a lot more like they do in the movies. Keep in mind that there are many different ways of accomplishing the movie look. Depending on the genre of movie, and what you have available to you. (For example, if you have little to ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:30:32 PDT
Nightlight Projector
Nightlight Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyContraptions This is a simple project I made not long ago. It looks nice, is simple to make, and will light up a room.                                         Materials:                                                                                                                                                ...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 16:34:31 PDT
LED Star constellation light
LED Star constellation light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paulbacca This project is to make a larger LED light than the previous night light that I have done. It uses more LED's but had less electronics to do so it is easier for those that are not into soldering etc. It's really quite simple so I hope you'll give it a go. If it's not for you, your kids will love it....
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:42:56 PDT
"Thing", light please!
"Thing", light please! - More DIY How To Projects]]> fraz75 A nice chandelier inspired Thing of the Addams family. A hand reaches out from a mysterious box in the ceiling and holding a light bulb. I love this idea! Now I'll try to explain how I realize it. Realization of the hand First, I am dedicated to the realization of "Thing" and I ​​used the techni...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:11:07 PDT
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 Bulb Fitting
Light Bulb Fitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> darrenhall Hiya. I am always making extensions and adapting our lighting throughout the house for use with my wife's projects, or mine. We needed an extension to place a hot bulb into an area with mould - apparently it does not like light and heat. Off I went dutifully to our local Macro and bought a fitting ...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 12:30:30 PDT
Art In Light macydalydog These are photographs of my four foot by four foot, wood base and plastic cup instillation.  It is back lit with drilled holes and Christmas lights and took about three months to create.
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 18:09:06 PDT
Bubble Wrap 60's Lamp Jessie Marie With an ever-growing accumulation of bubble wrap, I began to wonder what I could do with all of it to make some kind of eye-popping decoration. I decided to create a simple flashlight opperated lamp with some everyday items I had lying around in my scrap bins. Now this groovy bubble wrap hanging lam...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:30:46 PDT
Dining Room Light - When you can't afford it, MAKE IT!
Dining Room Light - When you can't afford it, MAKE IT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmitch77 After I completed the Garage door table, my wife and I wanted to shed some light on it.  The fixture we had was something I had installed when I built our dining room addition several years ago.  It needed replaced with a more "interesting" look - one that would match the table.  The light we liked ...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 11:38:26 PDT
Make a Pose-able LED Light Johnnytheguy Here is  a quick and easy modification to make your USB LED or other light pose-able, so you can easily aim it where it needs to be. You can take an existing light, or use one of the many nifty Instructables. I used the same concept to make a flower LED light for my daughter (http://www.instructable...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 23:01:57 PDT
Rainbow Lanterns
Rainbow Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> shiba Get Inspired! I stumbled across these Chinese-style lanterns while at Michaels (local craft store). I always wanted to purchase white ones when I saw the cool ones at IKEA, but their cost made me feel otherwise. Luckily the ones at Michaels were only $1USD each, so I picked up one of each color. ...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 09:28:46 PDT
The Alva Dimmable Chamber Lamp
The Alva Dimmable Chamber Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> GrissleFist   Inspiration can be found in a pile of junk. Sometimes, you can put it together with a good imagination and invent something.                                                                                                     -Thomas Alva Edison  This is an easy to make dimmable lamp that I put t...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:47:14 PDT
Convert low voltage wire system lights to wall mounted lights confu An easy way to use lights designed to be used in low voltage wire systems as a wall mounted light. Since I built this some time ago, I have no step-by -step pictures, but I think it´s pretty self-explanatory and easy to reproduce. Materials: a light for low voltage wire systems transformator for lo...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:20:32 PDT
Precision LED Task Light
Precision LED Task Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> russ_hensel Sometimes you need a little more light in just the right place, perhaps not a lot of light but precisely where you need it - one solution is this precision LED task light. I built my first because despite a nice light on my band saw the machine cast a shadow on just the place I wanted to see: where ...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 05:45:24 PST
L.E.D. Light box see more here. materials used: 1. PWM motor controller 2. Power supply  3. L.E.D. light strips adhesive backed 4. terminal block 5. 12Guage electrical wire

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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:19:11 PST
Candle Light from an old Bulb
Candle Light from an old Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> Murpheus! I came up with this idea as i was disconnecting an old bulb in my house... what we will need... What you will need: - 1 old Bulb (i prefer E24 or B22) - 1 old nozzle from burner motor - Copper wire (for the Base) - 25cm of wick - Lamp Oil - And of course a cup of Coffee... How to Break the Bulb...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 08:03:14 PST
PVC Camera and Light Mount
PVC Camera and Light Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanteInfernal I've been wanting to do time-lapses of my art work for a long time, but never had the capacity to record any art I was doing non-digitally.  When I bought a webcam I thought I'd found the answer but I realized I never had the right angle.   Because we're engineers and solving problems is what we do,...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 17:36:31 PST
My industrial Hallway light installation Falkenberg Hi Folks, Here I show you the light installation I´ve done in my hallway/Corridor, it´s getting an industrial look again (wich the whole flat slowly becomes). it`s made of three old steel boxes (wich i found in the cellar of an wrecked house), an old gauge, thre ceramic lamp sockets and sometextil...
By: Falkenberg

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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:34:55 PST
Magnetic Lamp and Tool Holder - Using Microwave Salvage Parts
Magnetic Lamp and Tool Holder - Using Microwave Salvage Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> russ_hensel There never seems to be enough light in the shop, and when working with a band saw or drill it can be very important to clearly see what you are doing.  I had an old broken lamp hanging around thought it would be good to adapt it to a magnetic base, that would let me stick the light on my tools and ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:46:16 PST
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> skidrum My mother was eyeing the Asian-style lamps at Target and World Market, so with Christmas approaching, I decided to build her one. This project can be completed with basic woodworking skills and less than $20 worth of materials. If you're interested, read on! Tools - Jigsaw: I purchased a Makita 432...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:01:18 PST
Daylight/moonlight two-way LED fishtank light
Daylight/moonlight two-way LED fishtank light - More DIY How To Projects]]> kpuff My wife wanted a new fish-tank for Christmas, so I decided to make a two way light for it using white and blue LED's. I made a LED light bar out of aluminum and a power supply for it. LED light bar I wired 5 blue LED's in with the white ones as the blue light really brings out the color in the fi...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 19:55:34 PST
Light Box
Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> delno Time: around 6 hours Cost: up to $35 A light box is a box with one translucent side that allows light to pass through. Light boxes are functional in many different crafts/arts including photography, illustration and design. Cheap light boxes online start around $40, so I thought I could build a ni...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 16:36:11 PST
The Ultimate beach house light fitting
The Ultimate beach house light fitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> robkitch Having moved to the land girt by sea last January and set myself up on the Central Coast I felt the new extension I built needed something special. Inspiration hit me at the beach, literally. A guy came out of the water with a bust surfboard with the light shining through a hole in it; so I should ...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 04:45:46 PST
cheap tiny inspection light
cheap tiny inspection light - More DIY How To Projects]]> champx I wanted a light inspection but I did not spend a lot of money in it! for this assembly must: - 5g sugru ( - Optical fiber ( about 2$) - Cheap led light (about 2$) ...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 06:09:45 PST
Ebook led light
Ebook led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paxpan It will not be the prettiest or the best, but surely is the cheapest I've ever seen. Its construction is very easy and took me only 30 minutes of work (once compiled the material, of course). I used some of the material I had at home for other projects, so the most expensive was the battery. No ser...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:53:23 PST