Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:14:58 PST BLOX v1.01 Solar analemma chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Analemma-Chandelier/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:32:23 PST
Electrifying an antique oil or kerosene lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrifying-an-antique-oil-or-kerosene-lamp/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 03:21:17 PDT
DIY: LED Workbench Light From LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Workbench-Light-From-LED-Strips/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:34:20 PST
Make a Cool Light from a Whiskey Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cool-Light-From-a-Whiskey-Bottle/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:34:15 PST
Weekly Project: Cordless Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Project%3a-Cordless-Lamp/
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Wed, 2 May 2007 18:12:10 PDT
Cardboard Magic Mushroom Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Mushroom-Lamp/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 06:34:14 PDT
How To Create A Beautiful Book Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-A-Beautiful-Book-Lamp/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 09:44:39 PST
Topographical lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Topographical-Lamp/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:31:16 PDT
Make a Popsicle Stick Shutter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Popsicle-Stick-Shutter-Lamp/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:40:42 PDT
Mag-Lite LED conversion (any 2 or 3 xCell Flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mag-Lite-LED-conversion-any-2-or-3-xCell-Flashlig/
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Wed, 6 Dec 2006 11:42:19 PST
Concrete & Upcycled Glass Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Upcycled-Glass-Lamps/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 09:50:56 PDT
Convert a MR16 fitting to GU10 fitting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-MR16-fitting-to-GU10-fitting/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:29:05 PST
Dramatic Wine Bottle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Dramatic-Wine-Bottle-Lights/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 16:16:37 PST
"Loulou" lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Loulou-Lamp/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:30:54 PDT
Drum Set Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Set-Chandelier/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 12:46:53 PDT
LED Kitchen Lighting Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Kitchen-Lighting-Rig/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 03:02:02 PDT
Dandeline Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Dandeline-Lanterns/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:35:25 PDT
Glow-In-The-Dark Epoxy!! Light up your workshop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Epoxy-Light-up-your-workshop/
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 14:22:21 PDT
The Packard Chandelier - I made it at TECHSHOP! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Packard-Chandelier-I-Made-It-at-TECHSHOP/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:45:07 PDT
Wood LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:04:44 PDT
Corner Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Lamp/
Corner Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus A light where it's most needed, in the dark corners of your room. It seems like no matter how many lights I turn on the corners always seem so dark. After a little homework the only corner lighting solution I found was this $900 lamp by Peter Bristol that was made for Established & Sons, a designer ...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:49:43 PDT
Simple 12v compact fluorescent tube ballast/inverter only eight components! updated! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12v-compact-fluorescent-tube-ballastinvert/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 10:09:46 PDT
Recycled Scanner Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Scanner-Hack!/
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Thu, 4 Oct 2007 15:30:17 PDT
Whiskey Bottle hanging lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiskey-Bottle-hanging-lamp/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:30:57 PDT
Carbon Arc Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Arc-Lights/
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Sat, 17 Feb 2007 15:47:51 PST
How to make a lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-lamp/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2009 21:33:04 PST
Shed 12v Solar Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Shed-12v-Solar-Lighting-System/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:57:32 PDT
Inexpensive garage lights from LED strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Garage-Lights-From-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:19:03 PDT
Build a Versatile PVC Light Stand for Under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Versatile-PVC-Light-Stand-for-Under-5/
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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 11:38:48 PDT
Make A 120 LED Work light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-120-LED-Work-light/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:21:02 PDT
Permanent Lava Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Lamp-2/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:34:46 PST
How to make glow in the dark glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Glow-in-the-Dark-Glass/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 06:39:59 PDT
Decorative temple model project http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-temple-model-project/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 02:24:32 PST
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-voltage-inverter-for-fluorescent-lam/
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric Thankyou to Burak Incepinar for letting me document his design. This is his website if you want to check out more awesome designs.This Instructable will help you run any fluorescent light off low voltages, It has been tested to run Compact Fluorescent Lights and Fluorescent tubes up to 15 watt. ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:27:24 PST
How to make a Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lamp-2/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:26:31 PDT
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Light Bulb Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/5N4K/IJUAGTS2/F6G5N4KIJUAGTS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/5N4K/IJUAGTS2/F6G5N4KIJUAGTS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/5N4K/IJUAGTS2/F6G5N4KIJUAGTS2.SMALL.jpg spalbers2015 Instructables project:In making my light bulb oil project based on a photograph I saw on the internet. I will not post the pic here as it may be copyrighted. In my research I tracked the artist down forgot his name this was back in 2013 as I could not find this supposed piece of recycled art that so...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:37:37 PST
Sculpted by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-by-Fire/
Sculpted by Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/934V/IJAAA5FE/FKN934VIJAAA5FE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/934V/IJAAA5FE/FKN934VIJAAA5FE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/934V/IJAAA5FE/FKN934VIJAAA5FE.SMALL.jpg Vyger Sometimes I my quest for firewood I discover some unique trees, or parts of trees. This is a project made from one of those finds. I found this in an area that had been burned over years ago. Many of the willow trees were alive when it burned and so the wood was only partially consumed by the flames...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Wooden USB-powered RGB-LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SMALL.jpg llamamake I made this lamp originally as a last minute(okay, last two days) christmas gift for my sister. I wanted a special but fast-to-build lamp and this is what i came up with with the materials i had on hand that day. This is a rebuild.I was intrigued to program a One-Button control. It allows this 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Easy Elegant Slat Wood Floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/TAZZ/II6C20WI/F12TAZZII6C20WI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/TAZZ/II6C20WI/F12TAZZII6C20WI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/TAZZ/II6C20WI/F12TAZZII6C20WI.SMALL.jpg shazni Doesn't this floor lamp look pretty elegant?? Making it is pretty easy and you can also scale it up and down easily to your preference. My friend saw this image online and asked if I could make it. I of course loved the idea of me trying out something while someone paid for it! I have always wanted ...
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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/
teddy bear lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Never grow up by keeping your teddy bear where they belong, right next to you at bed. This adorable night light is hidden inside a real stuffed teddy bear, casts plenty of light, and is operated through a switch in the paw making it the perfect bedtime buddy for children, and big kids too! I based m...
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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/
mains operated 25nos. led Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/4SXW/GMX1W5UA/FXD4SXWGMX1W5UA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/4SXW/GMX1W5UA/FXD4SXWGMX1W5UA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/4SXW/GMX1W5UA/FXD4SXWGMX1W5UA.SMALL.jpg patrickvaz Hi This is a 25 nos Led  operated from mains of 230v supply. I bought a flourscent lamp adapter from a scrap dealer, because its easy to dismantle (a screw in the middle of the fitting) instead of cutting etc.,.the beautiful thing is, in many homes we find damaged, burnt out CFL, adapters etc., w...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg https://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