Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 20:06:49 PST BLOX v1.01 5 Steps to Install LED Lighting Strip in Headlights for Toyota http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Steps-to-Install-LED-Lighting-Strip-in-Headlight/
5 Steps to Install LED Lighting Strip in Headlights for Toyota - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SMALL.jpg ethan7557 LED lights are more popular, since theirs advantages of high efficiency and long life spans. Some of my friends tried to use led lighting to decorate their autos. Cool! One idle day, I decided to make a led lighting DIY project, install led strips in headlights on my Toyota matrix. Now let’s start. ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 23:34:19 PST
Light Bulb Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Oil-Lamp/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:37:37 PST
Sculpted by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-by-Fire/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:50:18 PST
Zip tie Spiral Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Spiral-Pendant-Lamp/
Zip tie Spiral Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya What would yo do if you have a piece of garden hose, some led strip and lots of zip ties? If I were you I could think of nothing but a lamp :D. Yes , a lamp and I love that expression on your face :)So Hello My dear fellows, I'm back after a break with my another original lamp project. Thank you dea...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:51:39 PST
Wooden USB-powered RGB-LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USB-powered-RGB-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:46:30 PST
Halogen to LED work light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Halogen-to-LED-work-light-Conversion/
Halogen to LED work light Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 Halogen Work Lights are great, they are super bright and are nice a portable, most even come with a nice Tri-pod stand ! However if you have used one you know they are NOT perfect, first off most have two 500-watt bulbs, that's 1,000 watts total !! See Halgen lamps are in-efficient sending most of t...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:11:35 PDT
Maglite Switch Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Maglite-Switch-Replacement/
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 16:24:31 PDT
How to make a unique paper lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-unique-paper-lampshade/
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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:17:28 PDT
Easy Elegant Slat Wood Floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Elegant-Slat-Wood-Floor-Lamp/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 04:20:37 PST
A recycled Mushroom Cloud LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Recycled-Mushroom-Cloud-LAMP/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:04:14 PST
DIY Wood Veneer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Veneer-Light/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:55:37 PST
teddy bear lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/teddy-bear-lamp/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 11:31:51 PST
mains operated 25nos. led Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/mains-operated-led-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 May 2011 11:15:42 PDT
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
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
Ex Machina Sound Reactive Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-Wall-Inspired-by-Ex-Machina/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:23:56 PST
DIY - WOOD PENDENT LAMP // FREE TEMPLATE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-WOOD-PENDENT-LAMP/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 08:06:13 PST
Make Candles at Home without Wax from Common Household Materials - Easy, Quick, Minimalist http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candles-at-Home-without-Wax-from-Commo/
Make Candles at Home without Wax from Common Household Materials - Easy, Quick, Minimalist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SMALL.jpg Adeldor How to make candles at home from scratch with lard or vegetable shortening, glass jars and yarn - without wax! Making jar candles is easy. They're low cost, odorless, long burning and perfect for emergency or blackout. With patterned jars, they cast an attractive light. The use of vegetable shorteni...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:34:54 PDT
Install LED lighting strips on Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-LED-lighting-strips-on-Motorcycle/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:45:43 PST
Making oil lamps and candles for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-oil-lamps-and-candles-for-free/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:42:39 PST
Fooling the projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Fooling-the-projector/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2008 21:50:04 PST
Glass Bottle Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Oil-Lamp/
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Tue, 23 Jan 2007 15:05:37 PST
Concrete LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-LED-Lamp/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:40:50 PDT
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 02:41:18 PDT
Steam Punk Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Pipe-Lamp/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:11:07 PDT
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Light-Bulbs-Without-Getting-Cut-or-S/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:31:23 PST
Bright Idea Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Idea-Light/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:51:28 PDT
Give Old Ugly Lamps New Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Old-Ugly-Lamps-New-Life/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 17:24:45 PDT
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Diy-Black-Light-For-Making-Things-Glow/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:38:51 PST
Make a CLL (Compact LED Lamp) from a dead CFL(Compact Fluorescent Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CLL-from-a-dead-CFL/
Make a CLL (Compact LED Lamp) from a dead CFL(Compact Fluorescent Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/2SXX/FVDBZTHS/F9R2SXXFVDBZTHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/2SXX/FVDBZTHS/F9R2SXXFVDBZTHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/2SXX/FVDBZTHS/F9R2SXXFVDBZTHS.SMALL.jpg electrosam Compact Fluorescent Lamp(CFL) is becoming popular day by day because of its ease of instillation and low power requirements.They have a fairly good life of about 2 to 2.5 years depending on use. I was having 4 dead CFLs and was wondering how I can recycle them. I got an idea to make Compact LED Lamp...
By: electrosam

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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 12:48:24 PDT
Iris Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Iris-Lamp/
Iris Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/86KK/ICX7KJJL/FQG86KKICX7KJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/86KK/ICX7KJJL/FQG86KKICX7KJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/86KK/ICX7KJJL/FQG86KKICX7KJJL.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Iris Lamp is a disc shaped wall lamp with a mechanical iris built in. Turn the disc and LED lights click on, shining through the moving iris and glowing through wood veneer.This lamp is based on the Eclipse Lamp that I posted previously. I'm fascinated by mechanical movement in design that's typ...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:56:02 PDT
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-LED-TV-Backlight-A-Laymans-Version/
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Makers,If you are wondering what makes this DIY backlight instructable so special when there are already so many available, read on :).These days everyone has a TV , to be precise an LED, LCD or Plasma TV. So why need a TV backlight? A simple answer is to reduce strain on eyes and add a great ...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 03:29:39 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
The Castaway - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/CEE3/FTK89N2H/F5XCEE3FTK89N2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/CEE3/FTK89N2H/F5XCEE3FTK89N2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/CEE3/FTK89N2H/F5XCEE3FTK89N2H.SMALL.jpg TommyHans Hello fellow instructabees! This is an instructable on how to build a big, beautiful, hanging lamp just like this one I have hanging in my room. You may be saying to yourself, "But Tommy, why would I want one of these wonderful, room warming, hipster-huggin, mood makin, hanging gems of glorio...
By: TommyHans

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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
Hidden Silhouette Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Silhouette-Lamp/
Hidden Silhouette Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This simple wooden block has a secret: with the click of a switch it becomes a table lamp! Using plywood, wood veneer, LEDs, and some simple electronic wiring, this project comes together in about a weekend to make a fun lamp for the home or office. Design The idea for this project was pretty sim...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:10:45 PDT
Naked Bulb Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Naked-Bulb-Lamp/
Naked Bulb Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/JEXD/IC37D914/FRVJEXDIC37D914.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/JEXD/IC37D914/FRVJEXDIC37D914.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/JEXD/IC37D914/FRVJEXDIC37D914.SMALL.jpg Albert Borland This Instructable is supposed to be for everyone, that is looking for a nice little nightstand lamp, that is original on the one hand, yet cheap on the other. The whole project is made from an old lamp and some scrap wood. What you need Materials: some scrap wood old lamp socket (I got mine from ...
By: Albert Borland

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:18:48 PDT
Built in Low Voltage Fence Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-in-Low-Voltage-Fence-Lighting/
Built in Low Voltage Fence Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JNQE/IC37DOIH/F5GJNQEIC37DOIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JNQE/IC37DOIH/F5GJNQEIC37DOIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JNQE/IC37DOIH/F5GJNQEIC37DOIH.SMALL.jpg Two Paddles Design We love the soft glow of outdoor lighting, but we would rather avoid the look and cost of 90% of what is sold and we much prefer a custom built-in look. These lights can be built as an extension onto just about any existing fence that is made with wooden 4x4 posts with a minimum amount of cost and ...
By: Two Paddles Design

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:56:04 PDT
Glow in the dark Batman Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-Batman-Light/
Glow in the dark Batman Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SMALL.jpg FeyeCreations A few days ago I posted this Batman Light to 9gag. I got a lot of positive reactions and people asked me to do an instructable on this, so here it is. When I started on this project it wasn't clear what it was going to be yet. That is why some steps may seem weird or in the wrong order. Cutting ...
By: FeyeCreations

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:50:29 PDT
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicorn-Emoji-Rainbow-Lamp/
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SMALL.jpg randofo The Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp is a backlit unicorn wall-hanging that glows bright with rainbow magic. Of course by "rainbow magic" I am actually reffering to a controllable double-wide, super-bright, rainbow LED strip. This lamp was made in commemoration of the creation of the unicorn emoji, the Su...
By: randofo

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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:52:31 PDT
Wine Bottle Edison Bulb Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Edison-Bulb-Lamp/
Wine Bottle Edison Bulb Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A41N/IBFS4ZD8/FS4A41NIBFS4ZD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A41N/IBFS4ZD8/FS4A41NIBFS4ZD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/A41N/IBFS4ZD8/FS4A41NIBFS4ZD8.SMALL.jpg Schaf77 This instructable shows you how to make a vintage Edison bulb lamp using a wine bottle. A note on the wine bottle: This is a large wine bottle with a diameter of 4''. Materials 1. Wood - 1st circular piece is 6" in diameter, 2nd and 3rd circular pieces are 9" in diameter, and the wood is pine.2....
By: Schaf77

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:33:32 PDT
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rs100-hardly-2-bottle-lamp/
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SMALL.jpg Ashwin e i Hey :)During one of my many trips a day in search of food to the kitchen store room, i found this really good looking wine bottle. Sad news is, it was empty and the good news, i have an empty bottle! :) I had seen these really expensive lamps with fancy wire mesh shades and had always wanted one. We...
By: Ashwin e i

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:45:38 PDT
X-Ray Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Ray-Lamp-Shade/
X-Ray Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Most radiology departments use digital imaging technology now, so if you have real X-Rays on film the broken bone has probably healed long ago. Now it's time to give them a new use. Some people find the images of bones creepy, but personally I think the skeletal system is fascinating. The X-Ray Lamp...
By: CobyUnger

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 05:46:32 PDT
Easy Sliding Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sliding-Lamp/
Easy Sliding Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SMALL.jpg randofo This easy sliding lamp uses tension to be easily repositioned vertically along a steel cable. The design was inspired by the Parentesi Lamp which I saw in the book Nomadic Furniture 2. While the design is very similar, my version uses easy-to-find parts such as a bike handlebar, exercise weights, an...
By: randofo

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:46:03 PDT
Paper cylinder lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-cylinder-lights/
Paper cylinder lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SMALL.jpg narced133 Our railroad-style apartment has a long 45-foot hallway that never had working lights. After spending 4 years trying to convince our landlord to fix them I decided to build my own. The lights are constructed of a metal frame wrapped in a cylinder of thin lace paper with a strip of LEDs running down ...
By: narced133

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT
stacked lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/stacked-lamp/
stacked lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The best way to experience the world is through interaction, and this stacked lamp just begs for you to play with it. Since there's no wrong way to stack this lamp you can position it any way you want, then change it up whenever you're tired of the design! Making your own stacked lamp is easy; you c...
By: mikeasaurus

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 06:15:34 PDT
LED Plank Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plank-Light/
LED Plank Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SMALL.jpg makerblog While browsing at Pinterest I found a picture of a LED Plank Light an fell immediately in love with the design. The build is actually ridiculously easy. You will need:1 LED Strip (about 1m)2 Wood Planks1 Smaller Wood Plank in the height of your LED Stripes heightsome Wood Glue Glueing First glue ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:02:40 PDT
Making a Fun Paper Lantern with the Silhouette Cutting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Fun-Paper-Lantern-with-the-Silhouette-Cut/
Making a Fun Paper Lantern with the Silhouette Cutting Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NUBU/IAJHHHTJ/FCBNUBUIAJHHHTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NUBU/IAJHHHTJ/FCBNUBUIAJHHHTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/NUBU/IAJHHHTJ/FCBNUBUIAJHHHTJ.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens So here we go again with another Silhouette Instructable. What an amazing machine! This time I made a cool paper lantern, perfect for party decorations or cool accent lighting. This project uses a piece of black construction paper. A piece of vellum paper, a glue stick, some clear tape, a bamboo ske...
By: Chuck Stephens

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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 20:08:59 PDT
Bicycle Frame Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Frame-Lamp-1/
Bicycle Frame Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5HCI/IAG0PRMG/FZ45HCIIAG0PRMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5HCI/IAG0PRMG/FZ45HCIIAG0PRMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5HCI/IAG0PRMG/FZ45HCIIAG0PRMG.SMALL.jpg JPBlind So...I got my hands on a broken KTM carbon fiber bicycle frame, and decided not to throw it away, and do a cool looking lamp.The frame got crushed by a truck in a warehouse, it was pretty damaged in the rear, but the front was new. Lets start the project, go to the first step :D Cuting the frame ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:44:55 PDT
Make a portable usb powered led lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portable-usb-powered-led-lamp/
Make a portable usb powered led lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/095M/IA81RPSN/FG1095MIA81RPSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/095M/IA81RPSN/FG1095MIA81RPSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/095M/IA81RPSN/FG1095MIA81RPSN.SMALL.jpg jimmystyler I'm going to show you how to build a bright and cheap portable usb led lamp that you could use while doing multi purpose jobs. It's always useful to have a spotlight for example when soldering, when working on your motorbike, or when doing your favourite diy things. This device will be powered by an...
By: jimmystyler

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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:52 PDT
Add Solar Powered LED Lights to a Harbor Freight 45 Watt solar panel kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Solar-Powered-LED-Lights-to-a-Harbor-Freight-4/
Add Solar Powered LED Lights to a Harbor Freight 45 Watt solar panel kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/TAO7/IA0WMKL8/F4ETAO7IA0WMKL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/TAO7/IA0WMKL8/F4ETAO7IA0WMKL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/TAO7/IA0WMKL8/F4ETAO7IA0WMKL8.SMALL.jpg Tom Hargrave Last fall I added a Harbor Freight 45 Watt solar panel kit to my outside storage building. I wanted lights in the building but it was not worth the cost to run power to the building just for lights. The lights have been great at night but the two florescent bulbs that come with the kit do not provid...
By: Tom Hargrave

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Sat, 23 May 2015 20:47:06 PDT