Instructables: exploring - workshop - led - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:42:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
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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 ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 03:29:39 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...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:10:45 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 ...
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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/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:52:31 PDT
Batman http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-3/
Batman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks When I did the LED Light box project I bought a couple of sets of LED's. This set has the remote and is RGB not white which means they can change colours.Cut out your image you wish to have back lit from the LED's. I used a scroll saw but depending on your image you choose you could use a jigsaw or ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:26:03 PDT
Wind Turbine Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Model-1/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:51:53 PDT
garden pallet corner sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/garden-pallet-corner-sofa/
garden pallet corner sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SMALL.jpg AlecR1 here is my corner sofa I made for my garden I collected pallets and pallet sides from work they chuck them away so was more than happy for me to take them and up cycle them first step my first step was collecting enough pallets I then selected the better condition ones to use as the top and back ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:05:24 PDT
Detachable 360deg "Mag-Lights" for Workshop Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Mag-Light-Workshop-Glasses/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:56:06 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 ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT
LED Plank Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plank-Light/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:02:40 PDT
Make a portable usb powered led lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portable-usb-powered-led-lamp/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:52 PDT
LED Lighting for Home with Dimmer: DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-for-Home-with-Dimmer-DIY/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 00:19:30 PDT
LED Acrylic Glass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Glass-Sign/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:48:58 PDT
Replacing h7 oem headlamps with led! http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-h7-oem-headlamps-with-led/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:23:04 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
Bedside Reading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Reading-Lamp/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:30:30 PDT
Speaker to Desktop Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-to-Desktop-Lamp/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:33:19 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-Light-Shelf-Power-Box/
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
Vintage Flash Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Flash-Light-Lamp/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:08:03 PDT
LED Floodlight Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Floodlight-Power-Station/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:15:47 PDT
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
Wood LED Logo Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-LED-Logo-Sign/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:14:48 PST
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-A-NOCTURNAL-SOLAR-LIGHT-BULB/
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/ZSOW/I6RSX8OI/F8YZSOWI6RSX8OI.SMALL.jpg deba168 In India, one of world’s largest, most populated countries, over 74 million rural households live without power. Children study in harmful smoke,average people spends 5% of their income on lighting fuel,people burns wood for lighting.A single kerosene wick burns an estimated 80 litres of fuel, produ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:12:37 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snake-Trouble-Light-Lamp/
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Wedge it in a crack. Get some light behind the refrigerator to inspect or under the couch to find that lost screw. Coil the en...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
Fluorescent to LED conversion under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-to-LED-conversion-under-30/
Fluorescent to LED conversion under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KKIW/I6007YG0/FLQKKIWI6007YG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KKIW/I6007YG0/FLQKKIWI6007YG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KKIW/I6007YG0/FLQKKIWI6007YG0.SMALL.jpg ChrisP14 Welcome to my first 'ible. I have done a lot of projects, but this is the first time I've documented one well enough to create an 'ible. The purpose of this was to create an LED lighting fixture that was as bright as a the original fluorescent, and even more economical on power. The side benefit wou...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:43:05 PST
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Zoetrope-with-USB-Chargers/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:46:28 PST
Day and Night Time Lighting for Developing Communities: Hybrid Moser Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-and-Night-Time-Lighting-for-Developing-Communi/
Day and Night Time Lighting for Developing Communities: Hybrid Moser Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/H4DA/HSCYANOZ/FXAH4DAHSCYANOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/H4DA/HSCYANOZ/FXAH4DAHSCYANOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/H4DA/HSCYANOZ/FXAH4DAHSCYANOZ.SMALL.jpg hayesms In my Technical Communications course at Rose-Hulman, I worked with a fantastic team of three other students to complete a research project intended to aid the efforts of our Engineers Without Borders club. Our specific project was meant to give Gomoa Gyaman--a small, Ghanaian, subsistence farming c...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:25:19 PST
LED Tracing Light Box (simple and awesome) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tracing-Light-Box-simple-and-awesome/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:56:23 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Enchanted-Forest-Mushroom-Lights/
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/WY1I/I4CMMM1L/FAIWY1II4CMMM1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/WY1I/I4CMMM1L/FAIWY1II4CMMM1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/WY1I/I4CMMM1L/FAIWY1II4CMMM1L.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Welcome to this Instructable on how to make an awesome-looking mushroom light! I had this idea after taking part in last year's Make It Glow contest with my Shard Light instructable, and I'm excited to be taking part again this year with these mushroom lights.If you think this Instructable deserves ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Pipe-Lamp/
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/6LDW/I3VI35WI/FB16LDWI3VI35WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/6LDW/I3VI35WI/FB16LDWI3VI35WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/6LDW/I3VI35WI/FB16LDWI3VI35WI.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun little project to build out of scrap pipe and an old mason jar. Another option is to buy the parts from the hardware store which should run around $50.This lamp was built from purchased ½” pipe and fittings. The fittings are generally bagged. The pipe comes with labels glued to the...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
Yet another Batman lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-Batman-lamp/
Yet another Batman lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4A4N/I3XU2YCS/FWB4A4NI3XU2YCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4A4N/I3XU2YCS/FWB4A4NI3XU2YCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4A4N/I3XU2YCS/FWB4A4NI3XU2YCS.SMALL.jpg dmilesson Been thinking about making fun bed light for my son, and came up with this one after I saw a similar bookshelf. But it turn out there's quite a few of these already, I discovered. But here's my version. You'll need: MDF wood board LED strip Wire 12V Connectors Adaptor Paint SwitchJigsaw Dr...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:19:54 PST
The Positively Amazing Negative Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Positively-Amazing-Negative-Lamp/
The Positively Amazing Negative Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/AP0U/I3XTX901/FDPAP0UI3XTX901.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/AP0U/I3XTX901/FDPAP0UI3XTX901.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/AP0U/I3XTX901/FDPAP0UI3XTX901.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Having a love for retro tech, (including the good old fashioned 35mm camera) I wanted to make something that would bring that technology back in a way that is easy to display. Remembering the light table from my high school photo class, a lamp was the best answer to the dark, filmless, black and whi...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:34:22 PST
Laser cut wood veneer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wood-veneer-lamp/
Laser cut wood veneer lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SMALL.jpg Andrius Sta This laser cut dodecahedron wood veneer lamp is part of a “Temporaries” series that I designed together with Toon Welling and Jonathan Kraayeveld. In case you want to buy one or see the other shapes here’s a link to our webshop. In case you want to make one yourself please follow through with the in...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:09 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-bender-and-plexiglass-lamp/
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SMALL.jpg Thomas_V Hello,We are three students Industrial Design in our second year at University of Ghent.We were instructed to design and make a plexiglass chandelier that chould be produced with our own designed DIY plexiglass bender.We were allowed to use standard DIY tools and digital production techniques like l...
By: Thomas_V

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Light Your Drill / Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Your-Drill-Mill/
Light Your Drill / Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/009Y/IC5C529S/FZ3009YIC5C529S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/009Y/IC5C529S/FZ3009YIC5C529S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/009Y/IC5C529S/FZ3009YIC5C529S.SMALL.jpg joe.andolina Good lighting is important to doing good work. This is a simple project to help get your drill press or milling machine out of the dark. You will be installing an LED ring around your spindle. What I like about this mod is that its cheap, quick and illuminates your spindle from all sides. Parts A...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:14:38 PST
Swing Light: a bicycle powered glowing swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Light-a-self-powered-glowing-swing/
Swing Light: a bicycle powered glowing swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/V5SE/I3N2D867/FAMV5SEI3N2D867.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes If you follow these steps you can produce a glowing swing for a swingset that generates its power using a bicycle dynamo. The swing motion is not impeded by the setup, and you can run at least 3.5 meters of 12V LEDs off of it, as well as charge 12V batteries you may wish to include in the setup (or...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:59:18 PST
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Scooter-Motorcycle-Headlight-Brighter-by/
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SMALL.jpg bhvm I have this Lil' Scooter named Honda Activa.And like most other 2 wheelers, It has so called "Headlights" that are dim as candles.Stay with me and you'll learn how its easy to make them very bright and for not much. The culprit Most of the people might be thinking that the weak link for poor illu...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:48:16 PST
Customizable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flux-Inspired-Customizable-Desk-Lamp/
Customizable Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/WQUC/I3H6W4Z3/FWEWQUCI3H6W4Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/WQUC/I3H6W4Z3/FWEWQUCI3H6W4Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/WQUC/I3H6W4Z3/FWEWQUCI3H6W4Z3.SMALL.jpg mrconnoranderson This instructable will guide you through the necessary steps of creating a smart desk lamp, which can connect to the internet, respond to touch, and can adjust its color and brightness. Don't feel that you have to follow the machining steps super rigidly as the lamp can ideally fit whatever form its...
By: mrconnoranderson

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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:32:11 PST
Landing Strip Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-Strip-Light-System/
Landing Strip Light System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you've ever had the pleasure of navigating a large vehicle into a small space, you may understand how difficult it can be occasionally. Signalling proper entry with a dangling tennis ball or floor bumper might do the trick, but what if you want more? With your very own landing strip lighting syst...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:51:11 PST
Custom Kitchen Island with LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Kitchen-Island-with-LED-lighting/
Custom Kitchen Island with LED lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SMALL.jpg JeffS2 :::Build a kitchen island with LED accent lighting and pots/pans hanger.:::This was my custom kitchen island that I was allowed creative freedom. The client let me do whatever I wanted to do. To date it is still my favorite piece. Materials used:- 3 types of Bamboo 3/4" Plywood- 3/4" furniture birch...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:40:16 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standing-Lamp-w-Shelves/
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar If you want to try you hand at making a lamp this is a really great and simple project that combines a lamp with a piece of furniture. Storage shelves are always in demand and pairing that with a lamp makes a lot of sense. This written tutorial is a companion to the video to make the whole process e...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
LED Circuit Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Circuit-Board-Table/
LED Circuit Board Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/TZSE/I2KSB2BP/F20TZSEI2KSB2BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/TZSE/I2KSB2BP/F20TZSEI2KSB2BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/TZSE/I2KSB2BP/F20TZSEI2KSB2BP.SMALL.jpg Izrail This is a LED lighted reclaimed sewing table. I decided I saw the beauty in this piece of furniture and knew I could do something special with it. I used a Circuit board in the top cause my house is circuit board themed. I got this table from an auction for $2. I got the circuit boards from the salv...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:01:50 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
Make A Cordless Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/GVQB/I2LM25V6/F57GVQBI2LM25V6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/GVQB/I2LM25V6/F57GVQBI2LM25V6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/GVQB/I2LM25V6/F57GVQBI2LM25V6.SMALL.jpg imwilly Recently designed and constructed this light-box which requires no 'mains' power supply. Just insert a 9V DC battery.Have just finished my upload file and wanted to share.Now everyone can make their on light-boxes. Wanted to get it out there before someone tried making everyone pay for it.Cheapest A...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Time-Crack-in-the-Universe-Wall-Light/
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad If building a TARDIS is too intimidating for you, how about the next best thing, having a crack in time and space appear in your own room? This instructable will show you how to make a reasonable facsimile without unleashing the powerful forces contained within. Ok, that could only happen if you kne...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Fin-Lamp/
Balloon Fin Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SMALL.jpg jezzybear This is a 3d printed lamp that looks like a balloon. The lamp has a fin design that creates light and shadow affect. There are holes in the top of the balloon that allow little shapes of light to project onto the ceiling.The lamp is printed in three parts; the lampshade, the lamp lower and the cell...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:43:45 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/C9UM/I24M3T14/FMYC9UMI24M3T14.SMALL.jpg MaterialBall Tiny LEDs emit a lot of light, but the light is poorly directed. Making your own reflector doesn't give a neat result in most cases, so why not reuse a reflector?I found out that GU10 halogen spots are easy to disassemble, and easy to reuse. This particular lamp was a cheap one I got included with a...
By: MaterialBall

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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST