Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:24:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Lampshade For Livingroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Lampshade-For-Livingroom/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:49:17 PST
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization) http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-tea-light-holder-that-is-also-a-data-visua/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:20:22 PST
Plane Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-Light/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:29:30 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/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
Decorative Wood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Wood-Lamp/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:42:16 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Pipe-Lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
Cityscape Christmas Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cityscape-Christmas-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:13:52 PST
Yet another Batman lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-Batman-lamp/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:19:54 PST
how to make emergency candles http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-emergency-candles/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:18:44 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Infinity-Mirror-Perfect-Christmas-Presen/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-bender-and-plexiglass-lamp/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
Light Your Drill / Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Your-Drill-Mill/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:14:38 PST
Star Light Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Light-Tree-Topper/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:06:52 PST
Super Mario Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Skateboard-Light/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:34:23 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standing-Lamp-w-Shelves/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
Wooden Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Space-Lamp/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:15:57 PST
How to make a BAT-signal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-signal/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Wood Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lightsaber/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:48:04 PST
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Lamp-With-Antiqued-Wood-Base/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:48:07 PST
Icosahedron Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Band-Flyer-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Make-an-Awesomefill-in-the-blank-A-lamp-in-th/
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab When I started my residency at Pier 9 just over a month ago, I wanted to quickly test out some of the machines I had recently received training on. One of those was the Metabeam Laser – a 400 watt laser with a 4’x4’ bed –a great prototyping machine! I didn’t want to spend a lot of time on these tes...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:25:34 PDT
How to fix your check engine light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-check-engine-light/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
LED Ambient Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ambient-Lamp/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:21:47 PDT
Black box lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-box-lamp/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:42:27 PDT
Ring Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Pendant-Light/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:21:44 PDT
Halloween Skull hanging lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skull-Pendant-Lamp/
Halloween Skull hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SMALL.jpg Tye Rannosaurus It's almost that time of the year, and in the spirit of truly terrifying (and affordably priced) props, here is my own DIY skull lamp. Use it to cast a little light onto those dark corners of your favorite haunted mansion! Get inspired by the totally awesome designer edition... So, have you seen...
By: Tye Rannosaurus

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Street light floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-light-floor-lamp/
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Flag Pole Solar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Flag-Pole-Solar-Light/
Flag Pole Solar Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/70SD/HZI9B2MF/FRA70SDHZI9B2MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/70SD/HZI9B2MF/FRA70SDHZI9B2MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/70SD/HZI9B2MF/FRA70SDHZI9B2MF.SMALL.jpg markeike This Instructable is for converting a readily available solar flood light into a solar flag pole light.My wife bought me a flag pole for the front of the house recently, and although I love having the flag out there every day, it started to get tedious putting it up every morning and taking it down ...
By: markeike

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:44:49 PDT
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/
Watermelon Floating Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Water is magical, fire is magical, when a little bit of fire is floating on the water, it's super magical!If you are camping by a lake or at a pool gathering, chances are there will be watermelons! Before taking the melon rinds to the compost bin, why not let them shine one more time, and add some m...
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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/
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9094/HYBDIIHC/FZ29094HYBDIIHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9094/HYBDIIHC/FZ29094HYBDIIHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9094/HYBDIIHC/FZ29094HYBDIIHC.SMALL.jpg goldlego This is a terrific lamp that will surely compliment any room. This awesome lamp can change color with the aid of its remote control. Also the remote can adjust its brightness. The style can be customized with 3 different included designs or you can create your own design! Not only does it look great...
By: goldlego

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:18:52 PDT
DIY PROJECTOR LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PROJECTOR-LAMP/
DIY PROJECTOR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3DFF/HY5NTBHS/FCE3DFFHY5NTBHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3DFF/HY5NTBHS/FCE3DFFHY5NTBHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3DFF/HY5NTBHS/FCE3DFFHY5NTBHS.SMALL.jpg tominjose Hi im with my next project diy projector lampThis is a cool and simple diy project try it ,Enjoy Materials Needed Ball (it can be a plastic,wooden which can drill easily) Support stand Base for support Bulb (any type /any watts ) Support part for ball Bulb holder Drill Wires/plugs Brush/paint...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:28:16 PDT
Medieval lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-lantern/
Medieval lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hello friends!Today I'll show you, how I made this medieval style lantern! I made it as a cool camping equipment for larp and historical events. What you will need? rawhide (I used canvas, but I hope I'll have some rawhide from my friend soon) wood plank wooden sticks wire leather thread a...
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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/
Inexpensive Mini Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Knowing a teacher or two and with Momma Cat's bean counting problem, we thought we better come up with an extremely inexpensive turbine. This way the bean counter and teacher in all of us can be happy :-)Why build one of these mini turbines? Well they are inexpensive ;-) There is the wow factor. The...
By: Cats Science Club

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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/
Homemade Lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SMALL.jpg Mr.Fishers3 Ever looked at a lightbulb and thought that doesn't look too complicated, I bet I could make one? With this Instructable you can!This lightbulb is made entirely out of simple, mostly household materials requiring very little in special equipment. The basic construction includes a glass jar filled wi...
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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/
Windowed paper cube lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I was folding modules for a bracelet like this one: candy wrapper bracelet .First I was trying to make really small pieces to turn into a bracelet (still working on that by the way), but then I realised that with changed sizes I could make an open square. Those squares also make great earrings and p...
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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/
Twin Socket Pendant Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/47TE/HYC6GKWS/FZX47TEHYC6GKWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/47TE/HYC6GKWS/FZX47TEHYC6GKWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/47TE/HYC6GKWS/FZX47TEHYC6GKWS.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Now that I live close to the ocean, I can't get enough of it - and of all things nautical. I designed my Twin Socket Pendant Light to resemble coral, so that I can be seaside at all times, even when I'm tucked in at home with no sand between my toes. I got all the parts at my local Home Depot and ...
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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/
IKEA HACK: easy lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Ikea has plenty of things that can be turned into attractive lights. I loved the industrial look of the stainless steel colander, and turning it into a lamp was a breeze with IKEA's inexpensive Hemma light socket set.At $15, this easy project can be remixed and remade in countless ways. Supplies ...
By: mikeasaurus

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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/
Swirly PVC Pendant Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9V2/HWJ9W3AX/FXVV9V2HWJ9W3AX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9V2/HWJ9W3AX/FXVV9V2HWJ9W3AX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9V2/HWJ9W3AX/FXVV9V2HWJ9W3AX.SMALL.jpg shazni Since I did my PVC Pipe bangles, ideas on other ways of using this wonderfully flexible pipe kept crowding my mind. The Pipe is so versatile! While experimenting I also found an easier way of doing these swirls, so read on :-) Materials Large thin PVC pipe about 1 foot. It's the type they use fo...
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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/
Star Trek LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I make a Star Trek LED light from walnut and acrylic. Add some electronics and you've got a one of a kind desk light, or night light! It's also modular so you can update it whenever it strikes your fancy! Finished with wipe on poly and acrylic shined with a spot of windex...
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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/
Modern lamp with iPhone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/90XH/HW0FY1EW/FTT90XHHW0FY1EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/90XH/HW0FY1EW/FTT90XHHW0FY1EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/90XH/HW0FY1EW/FTT90XHHW0FY1EW.SMALL.jpg dalegribble I have wanted to build a custom lamp for some time now. With that want and the chance of winning a scroll was, I figured this was the perfect time. I am referring to the lamp contest. So if you like this instructable drop a comment and I hope you enjoy. Concept & Inspiration My first step was wh...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 13:15:26 PDT
Grass Patio Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Patio-Lamp/
Grass Patio Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/L1KR/HW8QX33D/FV7L1KRHW8QX33D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/L1KR/HW8QX33D/FV7L1KRHW8QX33D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/L1KR/HW8QX33D/FV7L1KRHW8QX33D.SMALL.jpg Cheesetopher After having picked a drill as my 5 year anniversary gift from my job, I was inspired to make some sort of large lamp for the patio of my apartment. I was also discouraged because all I had to make the lamp with was a drill, however the pieces all fell together and I am extremely happy with the end ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:20:26 PDT