Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - switch Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:02:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 RUSTIC LAMP
RUSTIC LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> aaronXtreme hi, I made a lamp that has a real'y cool feature. It is late night, and your cellphone rings. You can't see where it is, you blindly grope around your nightstand, trying in vain to find that illusive switch that will illuminate your side of the bed. You clumsily turn on the lamp, locate your cellph...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:01:39 PDT
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
Automated light switch
Automated light switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jonnyboy-productions This low tech solution allows you to turn on or off your lights with just a pull of a string you could just put in another switch next to your bed but this is i think cooler And a conversation starter Materials String Knex piece Ducttape rubber band caribeaner clip wall hooks Automated lighswi...
By: Jonnyboy-productions

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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:47:41 PDT
A Finger-Saving Light Switch.
A Finger-Saving Light Switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> bfk Our house was built long before refrigerators grew to become the size of a small garage.  Ours is the maximum width for the space carved out for it at the end of the kitchen counter.  It comes almost to the door leading to my workshop. There's a double switch plate with 2 horizontally operating fli...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 17:37:05 PDT
Portable dimmer cord for Incandescent/Halogen lighting
Portable dimmer cord for Incandescent/Halogen lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> ferrix The halogen lights for my trade show booth are way too bright and hot at full power, so I need to dim them. Now, there are already affordable UL-listed "dimmer switch plug" devices on the market, but they all use 2-prong plug/outlets only.  In certain applications it is desirable (or even required)...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 19:06:49 PST
add automatic closet/cupboard lights
add automatic closet/cupboard lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin In this instructable I will share with you a project of my own that isn't very complicated and is very cool. Basically I installed rows of LED's and hooked them up so they light up every time I open my closet doors and let me see all my clothes properly (very useful if someone is sleeping in the ro...
By: vatkin

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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 11:10:57 PDT
workshop spot light
workshop spot light - More DIY How To Projects]]> agatornz Over one of my benches i needed good direct over head lighting no matter where i was working on the bench.  Not having enough power points near that bench to run several lights, i converted an existing bed side lamp in to a moveable source. What I used (adapt to your design):  A lamp on a met...
By: agatornz

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 05:14:03 PDT
Stop CFL lights from flashing
Stop CFL lights from flashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> tonytieger When a compact fluorescent light bulb is being controlled by an illuminated wall switch, sometimes the CFL bulb will flash when the switch is off. This flashing is very noticeable when it's dark (a bedroom at night for example). If you have a CFL bulb installed in an illuminated wall switch (these ...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 18:13:18 PDT
How To Install a Dimmer Switch Brent from shows you how easy it is to install a dimmer switch.

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Mon, 9 May 2011 15:28:54 PDT
How to hack a Crockpot!
How to hack a Crockpot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ludionis Just in time for Christmas, I'm sharing my most recent work of art, the Crockpot hack!  It is simple, and with a couple of basic tools and spare parts (well, they were spare for me anyway).  I slapped this together in a few minutes after one too many burned dips and cord fights.  I hope it helps som...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 19:05:06 PST
Maglite Switch Replacement
Maglite Switch Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B A Maglite seems to be a most durable flashlight, but mine suddenly flickered "off" while I was using it.  After a couple of attempts to turn it back "on," it went "off" and would not come back "on."  The batteries and the bulb checked out as good.  I decided the switch had to be the problem.  This ...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 16:24:31 PDT
Redirecting a Light Switch
Redirecting a Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> ARusiski This is a simple solution to the problem of inconvenience with a misplaced light switch. My roommate#25;s light switch has been strategically placed in the corner of his room, behind the door by an ingenious electrician. As a result, the person occupying the room must enter the dark room, averting d...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 21:32:46 PDT
Turn off your light switch from bed with pulleys.
Turn off your light switch from bed with pulleys. - More DIY How To Projects]]> icerc Yep, pulley and string simple as that.You will need:4 pulleys (can be done with 3-5)string or fishing line(enough to wrap up the wall, across the ceiling, and down the other wall)Drill & ScrewsTapeHere is a video of it in action: anyone has ideas that woul...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2009 21:55:41 PST