Instructables: exploring - workshop - green - light http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:17:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 PDT
Halogen to LED work light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Halogen-to-LED-work-light-Conversion/
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:11:35 PDT
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar-Nightlight/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:03:32 PDT
Basic Cinematography Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Cinematography-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/B498/HFPTELKA/F62B498HFPTELKA.SMALL.jpg 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
How to Make an Industial-Style Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Industial-Style-Lamp/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:48:51 PST
DIY Solar Lamp with help of Mother Nature & CABOT WoodCare Products http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Lamp-with-the-help-of-Mother-Nature-CO/
DIY Solar Lamp with help of Mother Nature & CABOT WoodCare Products - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SMALL.jpg spottedwalker Here is another Solar Light project I made from found and recycled items. My motto is that I don't through away items until I know for sure it has out lived it's usefulness.This project idea came about when I found this weathered tree sapling that a honey suckle vine had helped shape it's unusual f...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 20:52:49 PDT
Reused Solar Lighting for a Bicycle Helmet-Trash Tech http://www.instructables.com/id/Reused-Solar-Lighting-for-a-Bicycle-Helmet-Trash-T/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:05:43 PDT
Restoring Plastic Solar Cells like New http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Plastic-Solar-Cells-like-New/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 21:28:11 PDT
How to build a SOLAR BOTTLE BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-SOLAR-BOTTLE-BULB/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:12:06 PDT
Campaign Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Campaign-Lamp/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 10:16:54 PDT
Cold Cathode Light Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Cathode-Light-Tube/
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Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:28:13 PDT
Pvc Hand drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Pvc-Hand-drill/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 23:58:43 PDT
Cut your electrical use for lighting by over 80% http://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-your-electrical-use-for-lighting-by-over-80/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 20:09:19 PST
Metal Halide to Induction Light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Halide-to-Induction-Light-Conversion/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 11:14:35 PDT
Mood Crystal Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Crystal-Light/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 13:42:58 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
Bike Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Generator/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2009 10:54:38 PST
Make a Solar Powered Torch out of old Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Powered-Torch-out-of-old-Garden-Light/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2008 21:16:26 PST
Traffic Cone Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Cone-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 14:12:14 PDT
Mood lighting using recycleables http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-lighting-using-recycleables/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:01:52 PDT
The Beer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beer-Light/
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Thu, 1 May 2008 16:37:02 PDT
How to Save Energy and Money! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Energy-and-Money/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SMALL.jpg greeenpro Surprisingly simple steps on how to help your bank account and our planet...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2008 16:45:07 PDT
Small eco-footprint living room light http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-eco-footprint-living-room-light/
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Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:25:19 PDT
Home-made Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Sun-Jar/
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Sat, 18 Nov 2006 19:44:19 PST
Ultimate Night Vision Headlamp - 500+ lumens with only 8 watts http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Vision-Headlamp---500%2b-lumens-with-/
Ultimate Night Vision Headlamp - 500+ lumens with only 8 watts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DINK/TYBEUKIKP7G/FENDINKTYBEUKIKP7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DINK/TYBEUKIKP7G/FENDINKTYBEUKIKP7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/DINK/TYBEUKIKP7G/FENDINKTYBEUKIKP7G.SMALL.jpg dan Headlamp flashlight technology takes a quantum leap! You can have it all: * Intense brightness * Lightweight * Long life * Low cost * Rechargeable * Unbreakable * Small * Waterproof * Unique shocking turquoise color Race proven! I put the light to the ultimate test by competing in the Gold Rush 24-...
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Thu, 16 Nov 2006 06:28:15 PST