Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:26:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Remote-Controlled-Lamp/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:18:52 PDT
DIY PROJECTOR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PROJECTOR-LAMP/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:28:16 PDT
Medieval lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-lantern/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:48:44 PDT
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-acetone-lamp-from-reused-materials/
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 I must confess it, I have a weakness for lamps, basically I feel attracted to anything that emits light, I've made oil lamps, gas lamps, I've used LED's, neon bulbs,... I've tested many forms of creating light, but very few as beautiful as this one. In this instructable I'll show you how to create a...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:26:12 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Homemade Lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Lightbulb/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:27:45 PDT
Windowed paper cube lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowed-paper-cube-lamp/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:07:01 PDT
Twin Socket Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Socket-Pendant-Light/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:29:10 PDT
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Light, So Easy And Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLight-So-Easy-And-Chea/
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Light, So Easy And Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hello today I'm going to show you how I made this awesome lamp shade for under ten dollars! Also if you could vote for me for the contests if you like the ible that would be awesome! :) so let's get to it, Materials So in order to make the lamp you need:-A paper lantern (I got mine on eBay, but y...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:07:29 PDT
IKEA HACK: easy lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-easy-lamps/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:29:49 PDT
Swirly PVC Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-PVC-Pendant-Light/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:19:11 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Modern lamp with iPhone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/modern-lamp-with-iPhone-charger/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 13:15:26 PDT
Grass Patio Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Patio-Lamp/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:20:26 PDT
Hand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-1/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Bright Idea Lamp Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Idea-Lamp-Man/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:29:15 PDT
An Awesome Wooden Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Awesome-Wooden-Lamp/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:40:53 PDT
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-Watt-DIY-Light-for-Indie-Film-and-Photography/
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I am an indie film maker/photographer. If you want to see examples of the light in action for video, visit www.youtube.com/propergents. If you want to see examples of the light in action for my photography, visit www.curtosnoir.com I was inspired by Griffin Hammond and his 800 watt light. Here is hi...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:11:42 PDT
Origami Light!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Light/
Origami Light!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FLYZ/HW4OHYAK/FSPFLYZHW4OHYAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FLYZ/HW4OHYAK/FSPFLYZHW4OHYAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FLYZ/HW4OHYAK/FSPFLYZHW4OHYAK.SMALL.jpg janpreet.kaur Play! Compose! Cut! Stick! THINGS YOU WILL NEED!! 1. Thick paper (250 gsm) or mount board (we will print/ draw template as soon in image, on this and will make triangles) Results vary with thickness of paper/ board used. (I used Thick paper, so we can see light from behind the paper too, if we w...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 16:23:59 PDT
Steampunk Copper Lamp with Rock Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Copper-Lamp-with-Rock-Base/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 22:13:03 PDT
Laser Cut Constellation Projection Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Constellation-Projection-Lamp/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:52:56 PDT
Brass Industrial Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Industrial-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
F1 Exhaust Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/F1-Exhaust-Lamp/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 17:21:37 PDT
Steampunk Porch Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Porch-Light/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:58:16 PDT
Edison bulb pendant light fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-bulb-pendant-light-fixture/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 15:13:33 PDT
Recycled Wooden & Metal Scrap Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wooden-Metal-Scrap-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:27:24 PDT
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-Turn-Signal-Lamp/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:35:27 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 PDT
Kid's Travel Globe Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Travel-Globe-Night-Light/
Kid's Travel Globe Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/M6HO/HVXC5AKC/F35M6HOHVXC5AKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/M6HO/HVXC5AKC/F35M6HOHVXC5AKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/M6HO/HVXC5AKC/F35M6HOHVXC5AKC.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy step by step Instructable for creating an interactive child's night light. Night lights are essential in most children's nightly routine, creating a source of comfort and protection from the monsters under the bed and creatures in the closet. This globe night light goes one step further. Not...
By: kelleymarie

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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:55:17 PDT
Amped Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Amped-Floor-Lamp/
Amped Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SMALL.gif Dean444 Home Depot sells a very nice Lithonia Lighting Vela flush ceiling mount lamp that thousands have installed. We are going to re-purpose this light into a far more valuable one-of-a-kind beautiful floor lamp.The lighting fixture is going to be taken apart and all of the pieces will be utilized in this...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:13:41 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Lamp with Himmeli Shade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Lamp-with-Himmeli-Shade/
Reclaimed Wood Lamp with Himmeli Shade! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZLW6/HVQWEYAC/F4PZLW6HVQWEYAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZLW6/HVQWEYAC/F4PZLW6HVQWEYAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZLW6/HVQWEYAC/F4PZLW6HVQWEYAC.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Reclaimed Wood Lamp with Himmeli Shade!I pulled an old pallet apart...and there were big wood blocks between the layers.They were junk and were placed in the "burn later" pile.Last weekend we lit a smore's fire and I found one of the blocks in the burn pile...Instantly in my head, it became a rustic...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 17:01:55 PDT
Hanging Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skateboard-Light/
Hanging Skateboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SMALL.jpg joey24dirt This is a great little idea that was brought to my attention a few months back. As a Skater for ten years + in my younger years I just had to have my very own Skateboard Light. So this is my instructable for a Hanging Skateboard Light. Have fun! What You Will Need... For this build you will need....
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:45:02 PDT
Vintage Look - Jungle Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Lantern/
Vintage Look - Jungle Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding A simple photography inlay lantern built out of 3D printed parts for home decoration, mood lighting and pure awesomeness!Overall it's a 30 minute DIY project (excluding printing time). The Parts You need very little parts since the main body parts are 3D printed.Here is the bill of materials:- 3D...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 00:44:10 PDT
Solar Charged Stereo Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charged-Stereo-Cooler/
Solar Charged Stereo Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/VGPC/HVGXIFKG/FTIVGPCHVGXIFKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/VGPC/HVGXIFKG/FTIVGPCHVGXIFKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/VGPC/HVGXIFKG/FTIVGPCHVGXIFKG.SMALL.jpg jtjaeger This instructable outlines a portable solar charging station, stereo, and LED light that is built into a playmate cooler. It is an all-in-one portable unit, as you can charge your phone or tablet with solar power, fill a room/beach/field with music, and also have an area light.You can set this up at...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:26:24 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Light/
Reclaimed Wood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SMALL.jpg RobertBean If your in the market for a new light you may notice most of them are made of the same materials or follow the same design. Not to mention the price you pay for the unique, modern ones. This tutorial will show you how to build a light that has a unique design, is easy to construct, and fairly chea...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:34:43 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamps and light are a necessary part of every household, allowing us to keep playing, working, and living into the night. Since they can be found in almost every room of the house, I thought it would be fun if they could be themed. While recently at Ikea, I saw the Brån Lamp, a beautiful glass based...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
Vintage Flash Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Flash-Lamp/
Vintage Flash Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/D238/HUYBHYDD/F3FD238HUYBHYDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/D238/HUYBHYDD/F3FD238HUYBHYDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/D238/HUYBHYDD/F3FD238HUYBHYDD.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Ever since I found my first vintage flash in a junk store I wanted to make a lamp out of one. They are actually very beautiful objects and also now very useless. No-one would even dream of using one of these as a flash, plus the fact that finding the bulbs would be a mission in itself! So in...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 15:28:14 PDT
Concrete Lamp - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-DIY/
Concrete Lamp - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SMALL.jpg çcgdm It only takes a few supplies to have a lightening that seems as if it is created by the touch of a designer . Get ready! We are getting started! Step 1 : Tools - Lean concrete - One big and one small plastic container for moulding - 3 timber footing with a diameter of 28 mm - Insulating material...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:52:56 PDT
Transparent Lampshade Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Lampshade-Design/
Transparent Lampshade Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SMALL.jpg şözsüngü What do you need? • 200 x 150 cm Plexiglas Thickness: 3mmOptionally color and texture may vary dependent.• Plexiglass adhesive (Chloroform)• electrical wiring• 8 watts color night light Do yourself template First of all we need to model our design in 3d platform. To make it 3d i used software ca...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:41:50 PDT
Solar Powered Ostrich Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Ostrich-Egg/
Solar Powered Ostrich Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Some time ago I won an instructables contest and received all kinds of solar powered gadgets. Wonderful! Among those things were three solar powered camping lights. A fun design, like a bulb with the middle part missing. I put them outside in the garden and at night they shine with a bright white li...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:37:24 PDT
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
Pipe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Light/
Pipe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SMALL.jpg chriskauzmann This is a very simple project to make creative and unique lights out of standard available hardware. Step 1: Tools All you need is:1. Flat head screwdriver2. Box cutter (or other way to strip wire) Step 2: Supplies What you'll need: 1. 3/8" pipe threaded both ends 2. 3/8" T-joint 3....
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:12:41 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
Secret Message Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Message-Light-Box/
Secret Message Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SMALL.jpg enauman1 My 7th graders love to make things and we just got a 3D printer, so I came up with this light project. It's a small box with a design cut out from the inside, almost all the way through. When you shine a light from inside you see the design. When you turn it off, it's hidden! Cool! What You Need ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 16:27:41 PST
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLamp-Easy/
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/TQKJ/HREI85DB/F8CTQKJHREI85DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/TQKJ/HREI85DB/F8CTQKJHREI85DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/TQKJ/HREI85DB/F8CTQKJHREI85DB.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 For under ten dollars I made this very stylish but simple color changing light fixture. It was soooo easy to make and the result is a great eye catcher! Gather Materials Ok so to start this project off we need:-A white Chinese paper lantern (dollar store or I bought a 12" one off eBay for $1.25...
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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
Clairvoyant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clairvoyant-Lamp/
Clairvoyant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan The idea is to have a lamp with words swirling in it using the principle of a lava lamp. The words move around making phrases and statements of different meanings. It works great as a mood lamp too and helps you think. (Video of a working lamp is here and also on the last step of this Instructrabl...
By: AwabHassan

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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:28:40 PST