Instructables: exploring - workshop - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:00:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wax on Ice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-on-Ice-lamp/
Wax on Ice lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SMALL.jpg dswaim This project is one in a line of projects exploring impermanence in design. This project in particular explores chaotic, one of a kind form making through barrier free molding. The final form in this instructable was my first attempt, but many iterations could easily be made by reusing the same mate...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:06:59 PDT
the "mini solar book", torch and charger http://www.instructables.com/id/the-mini-solar-book-torch-and-charger/
the "mini solar book", torch and charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi The "mini solar book" is another solar power supply and charger, which acts as LED light too. Its torchlight function is very useful and effective. Indeed white LED only consumes 20 mA, so it will provide light for about 30 hours with a single charge of the battery, and with solar cells addition its...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:41:49 PDT
Firefly Jar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Jar/
Firefly Jar! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/CV8G/HS18IS4N/F4KCV8GHS18IS4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/CV8G/HS18IS4N/F4KCV8GHS18IS4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/CV8G/HS18IS4N/F4KCV8GHS18IS4N.SMALL.jpg pawanvs99 Its cheap and easy! Make your weekend useful by decorating your garden with as many jars of fire flies hanging from the trees! It takes less than 10 mins to make one of these. So try it out! What you need! Any colour festival led lights will do! (its all right if some leds don't work) ...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:29:06 PST
Cardboard Radio Controlled K-9, that Talks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Radio-Controlled-K-9-that-Talks/
Cardboard Radio Controlled K-9, that Talks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4AMD/HRGNQ292/FL54AMDHRGNQ292.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4AMD/HRGNQ292/FL54AMDHRGNQ292.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/4AMD/HRGNQ292/FL54AMDHRGNQ292.SMALL.jpg steve-gibbs5 Doctor Who has had many companions over the years, and when fans get asked "Who is your favourite Dr Who companion?", you will usually hear answers like Rose Tyler, Sarah-Jane Smith, Captain jack Harkness, Leela and Jamie McCrimmon among a few others. But whenever I get asked, I have one simp...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:40:37 PST
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLamp-Easy/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I would like to share one of my favorite projects how to make a bottle lamp. You do have to invest about $15  for a diamond bit, but the bottle lamps can be made for less than $10 and they make amazing gifts or sold for a profit at craft shows and Etsy shops. Before we start i made this instructable...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Controlled-Entertainment-Center/
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose UPDATE: Arduino and iPhone code is posted!  If you are interested in purchasing a control system (complete with: Arduino control box, ID LEDs for routing to your devices, colored LED strips for ground lighting, and iPhone/iPad app) please send me a personal message! I'd very much like to start selli...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:19:15 PST
Vintage LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-LED-Chandelier/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:07:12 PST
Create an Awesome Shard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Shard-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this video Instructable I will be showing you how to build a really awesome shard light! To create this shard light you'll need the following materials. An LED light strip: http://www.ebay.com/itm/130989784958?var=430194331591&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 A piece of 12mm...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:21:38 PST
Light-Up Dry Erase Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Dry-Erase-Message-Board/
Light-Up Dry Erase Message Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FF40/HQ45AYJ2/FJNFF40HQ45AYJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FF40/HQ45AYJ2/FJNFF40HQ45AYJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FF40/HQ45AYJ2/FJNFF40HQ45AYJ2.SMALL.jpg bennelson Turn an old picture frame into an illuminated message center! In this Instructable, I'll walk you through how I made a light-up message board to leave notes or artwork on. For more DIY crafty recycling, check out my blog at Ecoprojecteer.net If you like this project, please vote for it in the con...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 21:14:10 PST
Simple LED Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Desk-Light/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:21:29 PST
10W LED fiber light source http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-fiber-light-source/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:45:40 PST
Sparkly origami LED cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkly-origami-LED-cubes/
Sparkly origami LED cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/44IM/HN825P6T/FQ844IMHN825P6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/44IM/HN825P6T/FQ844IMHN825P6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/44IM/HN825P6T/FQ844IMHN825P6T.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I've been working on the idea of these cubes for a while. First I was trying to make it into a pendant, but I couldn't work away  the battery. I wanted to put the battery inside, but when you put something inside an object you're going to light from the inside, you can see the battery from the outsi...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 09:27:15 PDT
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Instructable-Glass-Top-Desk-With-AmbientB/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:42:04 PDT
From a dim garden light to a bright flash light. (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-dim-garden-light-to-bright-flash-light-solar/
From a dim garden light to a bright flash light. (solar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box I was in the dollar store the other day and saw this tiny garden rock, once I looked closer I noticed it was more than a rock. It was a solar garden light. It only costed one dollar and out of curiosity I had to buy it. I was browsing the web the other day and came across a product review for a sola...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:37:38 PDT
Desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-lamp-1/
Desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SMALL.jpg domenic3 This is an desk lamp that is great project  to build your skills. This is a great skill development activity. This is a lamp that can be changed to almost any other design, it incorporates aluminium and wood for a brilliant look. I created this light at school and used machines such as a milling mac...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:37:51 PDT
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-50-Fleas-In-One-Night/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:05:34 PDT
Evenly backlit IKEA frame with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Evenly-backlit-IKEA-frame-with-LEDs/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 21:25:14 PDT
A fancy LED reading lamp made from a spray-can http://www.instructables.com/id/A-fancy-LED-reading-lamp-made-from-a-spray-can/
A fancy LED reading lamp made from a spray-can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VXFU/HJW8WIM4/F89VXFUHJW8WIM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VXFU/HJW8WIM4/F89VXFUHJW8WIM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VXFU/HJW8WIM4/F89VXFUHJW8WIM4.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio Foreword: This is my first publishing here, also don t hesitate to ask me, if my try to write it in english makes no sense at some point ;) The Idea: Another  time as my deodorant spray went empty i wondered what could i do with this nice brushed aluminum can instead of throw it into recycling bag...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 15:03:35 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-LED-Bunk-Lights-home-built-wooden-lase/
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SMALL.jpg 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
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar-Nightlight/
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's spring which of course means two things:   - Rain, snow and snow-shovels have left wornout, damaged and broken solar garden lights in the yard.   - Garden centers are running specials on new solar lights (I found several stores selling them for $1 each) I managed to avoid throwing out several ...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:03:32 PDT
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Indirect-Multicolored-Accent-Light/
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SMALL.jpg 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
Bicycle headlight shelf lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-headlight-shelf-lamp/
Bicycle headlight shelf lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SMALL.jpg zralla Hi everybody , i'm from italy and i love bikes. I ride 'em , fix 'em and create stange object with old parts. You can find some of them here: http://www.2you.it/ilmecca/Page7.html                                                             (it's in italian but the photos are self explanatory) or h...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:50:59 PDT
Modern standing lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-standing-lamp/
Modern standing lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SMALL.jpg HHarry I opted to create a standing lamp with the connecting steel pipe as thin as possible. The lamp had to represent something elegant and unusual, with the use of modern lighting technology. With the right tools this lamp is easy to make. The total cost was around 25 dollar. Materials and Tool...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 15:56:28 PDT
Giant Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Sun-Jar/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:57:00 PDT
LED lamp for your workspace/ desktop/ table... http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lamp-for-your-workspace-desktop-table-1/
LED lamp for your workspace/ desktop/ table... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SMALL.jpg maybolicious The Black & White collection. Designed and crafted by Maybolicious. I wanted to make a led lap for my desktop area that you can also use for reading at night. I have always like how Black and White compliment each other and have this distinct appeal that you can not miss. For this project I used ...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:52:12 PDT
Nest table lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Nest-table-lamp/
Nest table lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SMALL.jpg HHarry After a long cold winter, the sunlight is getting warmer and we enjoy to go back outside: the first flowers blossoming, the birds singing, … This atmosphere of springtime inspired me to create a new table lamp. This lamp is easy to make and cost around 30 dollars. Materials and Tools Mate...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:18:58 PDT
Simple looking LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-looking-LED-wall-light/
Simple looking LED wall light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SMALL.jpg HHarry My little sister needed a new wall light for her dressing. She asked me to give it the looks of a spotlight with the wide beam angle of a regular light. The result is this wall light. The total cost was around 35 dollar. Materials and tools Materials Wooden board (MDF 12mm) L...
By: HHarry

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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 17:41:23 PDT
Shoji Style Solar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoji-Style-Solar-Lamp/
Shoji Style Solar Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/LP9B/HF23QPU8/FGMLP9BHF23QPU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/LP9B/HF23QPU8/FGMLP9BHF23QPU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/LP9B/HF23QPU8/FGMLP9BHF23QPU8.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This Instructable details the making of a Shoji style solar lamp. A scan of the garage revealed everything I needed to make a solar version. This instructable has been entered into the Lamps and Lighting Contest - your vote will be a huge help. The lighting module is re-used from a solar pathway li...
By: MidnightMaker

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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 18:39:13 PDT
LED CAR TAIL LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CAR-TAIL-LAMPS/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2009 05:18:51 PST
3D Printable Ninja Light Sword / Katana Color Changing LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Ninja-Light-Sword-Katana-Lamp-W-RG/
3D Printable Ninja Light Sword / Katana Color Changing LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/XDD4/HET139MJ/FQAXDD4HET139MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/XDD4/HET139MJ/FQAXDD4HET139MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/XDD4/HET139MJ/FQAXDD4HET139MJ.SMALL.jpg Peoples-Exchange This is a fully open source 3D Printable Ninja Sword Lamp. It is both easy to build (providing you have access to a 3D printer) and very affordable. My total cost to build was less then $32 and I have included links to where I purchased the e...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:45:46 PDT
Changing an halogen spotlight into an LED spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-an-halogen-spotlight-into-an-LED-spotligh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/B6ML/HEQENCZ6/FVBB6MLHEQENCZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/B6ML/HEQENCZ6/FVBB6MLHEQENCZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/B6ML/HEQENCZ6/FVBB6MLHEQENCZ6.SMALL.jpg Ume Too This is an very easy instructable. At first i took an normal 100W/75mm halogen spotlight and remove the reflector and the socket. Then i took an 8W LED modul from Seoul Semiconductor, which could be connected directly to 230V. I fixed it to an heatsink, using thermal compound. The wire has to be sol...
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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:04:55 PDT
21 W Led Bulb (1450 Lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/21-W-Led-Bulb-1450-Lumens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/DDOY/HELXCJYO/F0TDDOYHELXCJYO.SMALL.jpg peterbd I wanted a high output LED bulb for use in an exterior motion detector lamp.  The high efficiency bulbs are no good as they take time to warm up, and the LED bulbs available are too low output.  Normal bulbs consume a lot, and need to be replaced often.  So I decided to make one.  The leds should la...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:54:38 PDT
Totally Handmade Cardboard Pendant Lamp. Easy to make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Handmade-Cardboard-Pendant-Lamp-Easy-to-m/
Totally Handmade Cardboard Pendant Lamp. Easy to make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/Y8M4/HDOWANCU/FR3Y8M4HDOWANCU.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Fellows, Here I am again with my latest instructable, an awesome & professional looking pendant lamp made of cardboard, and that too totally handmade, which means you don't need any 3D softwares, laser cutter etc. The best part is , it's very simple and easy to make, and once you finish it no...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 04:45:22 PST
robot lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/O767/HD4VGAK3/FXGO767HD4VGAK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/O767/HD4VGAK3/FXGO767HD4VGAK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/O767/HD4VGAK3/FXGO767HD4VGAK3.SMALL.jpg champx Here is a simple way to make an original lamp! just take an old motorcycle headlight, use fasteners to put the legs, make holes for eyes and mouth, buy a cheap RGB LED bulb with remote control and here is a mood lighting out of the ordinary!
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:35:53 PST
USS Enterprise using 123D Make http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Enterprise-using-123D-Make/
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:08:58 PST
The wire-less Ikea LEDstrip : gruesome green hack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-wire-less-Ikea-LEDstrip-gruesome-green-hack/
The wire-less Ikea LEDstrip : gruesome green hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/YYO1/HCV91U6P/F6KYYO1HCV91U6P.SMALL.jpg raalst   I have to get up while it is still dark and I do not want to wake my wife too much. On the other hand I would like to be able to know what I'm wearing by other means than the laughter of co-workers. So I needed a LED strip in my closet. Ikea sells a nice one, called "Komplement". I got one of th...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 12:09:26 PST
Stylish Half-bottle LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Half-bottle-LED-Lights/
Stylish Half-bottle LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/FJ27/HCB8HH0B/F9EFJ27HCB8HH0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/FJ27/HCB8HH0B/F9EFJ27HCB8HH0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/FJ27/HCB8HH0B/F9EFJ27HCB8HH0B.SMALL.jpg kukubee Hello everyone! I want to show you how I converted some daily used objects into a stylish array of four LED lamps that can be used anywhere in the house. I made them for the kitchen table, and they look so good that I will make another set for my desk. These are not capable to replace your standar...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:37:28 PST
Replace instrument panel lights on 2000 - 2007 Subaru Impreza http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-instrument-panel-lights-on-2000-2007-Sub/
Replace instrument panel lights on 2000 - 2007 Subaru Impreza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SMALL.jpg bpw89 It's really frustrating when the lights behind your gauges burn out, because you can't tell how fast you're going or how much gas you have left! Luckily they are easy to replace. My car is a 2004 Impreza sedan. This procedure should be identical for all 2000 - 2007 models. Other Subarus will be sim...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 21:36:50 PST
Best N Easy : LED-STRIP CAR GLOW http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-N-Easy-LED-STRIP-CAR-GLOW/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:44:50 PST
Steampunk Vacuum Tube Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Vacuum-Tube-Night-Light/
Steampunk Vacuum Tube Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/JGKN/HAWBWLAW/FYWJGKNHAWBWLAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/JGKN/HAWBWLAW/FYWJGKNHAWBWLAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/JGKN/HAWBWLAW/FYWJGKNHAWBWLAW.SMALL.jpg botronics My 5 year old granddaughter wanted a night light for her bedroom. Recently I have been building things with a Steampunk look, so this give me an excuse to build another project. This project uses some recycled materials that can be found at your local thrift store. Vacuum tubes can be found on Ebay ...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:19:40 PST
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Interior-LED-Lighting-Multicolor/
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SMALL.jpg samalert Finally a super project you will like when daylight goes by 6 and dark side captures. If you like or this helped you get into your shoes or inspired to do something similar or more creative than please don't feel shy to VOTE ! I will be contesting for LED contest which closes on 7th Jan 2013 so plea...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:43:42 PST
Power Distribution Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Dirstribution-Box/
Power Distribution Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SMALL.jpg stevie1 For starters, I built a rack for my truck to throw some "off road" lights on.  I wanted a box to control these and some reverse lights.  I also got an old remote starter from my dad that happened to have some aux outputs on it.  As soon as I found this out, I wanted to hook them up to control my lig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:11:30 PST
LED Flashlight Conversion 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Conversion-2/
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 16:54:24 PST
LED Flashlight Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Conversion/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 15:51:45 PST
LED Christmas Light Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Christmas-Light-Repair/
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 18:45:16 PST
Ebook led light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebook-led-light/
Ebook led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GNY8/HA4MG4EA/FYKGNY8HA4MG4EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GNY8/HA4MG4EA/FYKGNY8HA4MG4EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/GNY8/HA4MG4EA/FYKGNY8HA4MG4EA.SMALL.jpg 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
How to Make an Improbably Bright LED Task Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Improbably-Bright-LED-Task-Lamp/
How to Make an Improbably Bright LED Task Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/E1MI/H994XG28/FU2E1MIH994XG28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/E1MI/H994XG28/FU2E1MIH994XG28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/E1MI/H994XG28/FU2E1MIH994XG28.SMALL.jpg spcutler Fiat Lux!  The rallying cry of every scientist, engineer, handyman, or anyone that has to work on small fiddly bits.  You can never have enough light when working on some things. I wanted a replacement for my 250 watt halogen--a lamp which, while sufficiently bright, was so hot that it was impossib...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:39:33 PST
Aluminum Copper Colored Beer Bottle LED Light Chandelier (With Cap Saver Display) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Copper-Colored-Beer-Bottle-LED-Light-Chan/
Aluminum Copper Colored Beer Bottle LED Light Chandelier (With Cap Saver Display) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/CLSO/H4AGI8QW/FYNCLSOH4AGI8QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/CLSO/H4AGI8QW/FYNCLSOH4AGI8QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/CLSO/H4AGI8QW/FYNCLSOH4AGI8QW.SMALL.jpg Elemental LED Hi everyone! This is Michael with Elemental LED! This has been a long awaited project of mine and I am so excited to show it to you all! Hooking the lights up is fairly simple on this project but it is the chandelier frame that can be a little tricky. I suggest coming up with a design you like and ...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:33:34 PDT
Preventive lights for door edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Preventive-lights-for-door-edge/
Preventive lights for door edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JP4E/H3NN9NEL/FN5JP4EH3NN9NEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JP4E/H3NN9NEL/FN5JP4EH3NN9NEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JP4E/H3NN9NEL/FN5JP4EH3NN9NEL.SMALL.jpg carlos- This project consists in a simple lights system on the edge of the vehicle's doors that helps preventing accidents with cyclists or even other vehicles. Many cars have a reflective or a not very noticeable courtesy light on the inner side of the door, but they're not always very effective for this p...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:54:46 PDT