Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - featured Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:19:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Make an LED Light Box
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Plywood Hexagon Lamp
Plywood Hexagon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> EstherL6 Make this hexagon lamp in 11 simple steps!#stadslabrotterdamEdit:P.s. Please know that I am not a native English speaker and therefor some parts of my instruction may be badly translated or contain grammatical errors.I do apologize! :) When you see one, please let me know, I will gladly correct them...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:20:38 PST
Pallet CUP Lamp
Pallet CUP Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> OS11 A simple wood box with cups and bulbs. Pretty awesome The Box I found this wooden frame so I just cut them and sand them to make this 5 faces boxes. Stain I used this stain called CAOBILLA, or wengue or dark chocolate (this is how the client want it) Cups I have a dremel so I took a diam...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:49:15 PST
Light Bulb Oil Lamp
Light Bulb Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> spalbers2015 Instructables project:In making my light bulb oil project based on a photograph I saw on the internet. I will not post the pic here as it may be copyrighted. In my research I tracked the artist down forgot his name this was back in 2013 as I could not find this supposed piece of recycled art that so...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:37:37 PST
Cardboard Lampshade
Cardboard Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> janwitc Hi,I'm a student Industrial Product Design. We've got the design challenge to make a new concept with corrugated fiberboard and start from an existing box. I've used an box from a lamp. With that in mind I've tried to make a new lampshade to decorate old sockets or maybe refresh it with a new design...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 03:27:38 PST
3D Head Lamp
3D Head Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> fsl3d You will need:Wood 1/8"Acrylic 1/8"LED Strip 4"BatterySoldering IronSwitchSolderGlue Laser cut Begin by laser cutting your pieces.We're using the FSL Hobby Laser.The "Base" file includes two parts. This will make the solid and the hollow pieces to stack. Cut along the red lines and engrave on t...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:54:09 PST
Han Solo in Carbonightlight
Han Solo in Carbonightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> ossum What You Will Need Han Solo in Carbonite Silicone Mold Cement/Concrete MixHot Glue (about 3 sticks) Silver Spray Paint Black Acrylic Paint Red Super Bright LEDs (I used 27 red 5mm LEDs) Resistors (60 ohm for a 12V Supply, 6 LEDs in series) AC/DC Power Supply (I used a 12V supply, you can...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 05:11:28 PST
Folding Light Table
Folding Light Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> CohenLeadholm Light Tables are perfect for seeing through and tracing from one piece of paper onto another.This was made by the teachers of the Rapid Prototyping class for the James Dyson Foundation Design & Engineering Lab at GCE Lab School in Chicago. Materials To complete this project, the materials you wil...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:17:02 PST
Pipe Lamp
Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> OS11 This os a REALLY EASY project for you side table..Este Es Un proyecto súper sencillo para la mesita de noche... Pipes First of all you can check all the diff design of pipe lamps and you can add all types of things dependin on the size and .... Budget :)This are all 3/4 inches pipes and the redu...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 15:01:47 PST
Puzzle Tea Light Holder
Puzzle Tea Light Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdonoclift I recently built myself a CNC router and have been working like crazy over the past two months to produce Christmas gifts for all the family. I decided a tea light holder would be a nice simple weekend project as well as a good utilisation of some of the hardwood offcuts I bought in a mixed selectio...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:53:38 PST
Lamp for a USB LED light bulb
Lamp for a USB LED light bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> wardenjtkj About a year ago I purchased a USB LED light bulb on Amazon. The light is handy, it can be powered from my PC USB port or from a power bank, but the light was a bit harsh on the eyes. What I wanted was a nice table lamp so I could use it on my desk or to have for a power outage. I discovered that...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 07:41:11 PST
Plastic Lid and Straw Fractal Lamp
Plastic Lid and Straw Fractal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Soren Ferguson Using common materials like straws and plastic lids I've developed a modular system for lamps in any range of size and shape. The basis of the lamp is a simple cut plastic lid with straw supports. A column is built to house christmas lights and from there the design is up to the builder. I've suppli...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:59:39 PST
Boba Straw Polyhedron Lamp
Boba Straw Polyhedron Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> nlahlaf For this project, I was challenged to make a lamp using $1 or less. This colorful polyhedron table lamp is made entirely from other people's "garbage," and the materials cost me absolutely nothing! It is fun and functional, and can rest on any of its faces. The lamp is decorative, easy to make, and ...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:55:45 PST
DIY Wood Veneer Light
DIY Wood Veneer Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShiftyTips I really love to work with wood but I don't have a workshop to make bigger woodworking projects yet :)I saw a very good idea in a Youtube video with wood veneer so I bought some and started to figure out the project.That was a little bit complicated to work with veneer for the first time but after s...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:55:37 PST
Evil Dead Scary LED Lamp Build with Gearbox Designs
Evil Dead Scary LED Lamp Build with Gearbox Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I will show you how I made this rad LED lightbox featuring my favorite character from my favorite movie: Henrietta from Evil Dead 2. If you are on a mobile device and would like to see the video, here's an alternate link.Its a pretty straight forward build. The tools I used are...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 07:17:26 PST
Laser-Cut Paper Lantern
Laser-Cut Paper Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> tatiang Summary: This will take you through the steps required to create a laser-cut paper lantern that can house an LED tea light.Note: This Instructable is based on Making a Laser Cut Zen Lantern.Materials: cardboard (ideally, cut to 24" x 18") or wood (e.g. 1/8" baltic birch; ideally, cut to 24" x 18"), ...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:06:41 PST
teddy bear lamp
teddy bear lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Never grow up by keeping your teddy bear where they belong, right next to you at bed. This adorable night light is hidden inside a real stuffed teddy bear, casts plenty of light, and is operated through a switch in the paw making it the perfect bedtime buddy for children, and big kids too! I based m...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 11:31:51 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
LEDsGrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThinkTinker MY FIRST PUBLISHED PROJECT. Every constructive comment, good or bad, is appreciated. Here is my example of a basic GROW PANEL with LED strips. Feel free to modify the details as you go along. (Bigger, more LED's, ...)The LED strips are sold in 5m rolls for €10 or less.Power supply can be bought for ...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:12:36 PST
Make a picture lamp
Make a picture lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amaries I made this lamp of pictures from the beautiful books of Richard Scarry. My children loves his books. My idea is to make a lamp that grows with my children. When they are little a lamp with pictures of Richard Scarry, then after a while the same lamp but with airplanes. When they become teens the ai...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:44:55 PST
PVC Light/Lamp - Shade
PVC Light/Lamp - Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, I demonstrate a way to make a PVC Lamp shade.For this project, you will need a few PVC pipes, PVC pipe cutter and a hot glue gun.You will also need an inflatable ball.If you are Interested in the video version of this Instructable and the embedded video does not appear on your ...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:57:13 PST
E A S Y Stapler Sparkleball
E A S Y Stapler Sparkleball - More DIY How To Projects]]> sparkleball_lady By far, the easiest, fastest way to make this beloved decoration is with a plier stapler, which you can get at a hardware store or from Amazon (of course!) Gather Your Supplies First you'll need the right cup for the basic 50-cup sparkleball. It's 9 oz, soft plastic, and squatty, with a mouth ...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 12:51:10 PST
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Andrea Make this awesome lamp with free pallet wood!Subscribe to my YT channel for more projects!Cheers! Material needed - one pallet (make sure the wood was not chemically treated)- one T8 Led tube - some wire- few feet of cable- 4 eye screws- 5 minute epoxy (small amount)- clear acrylic sheet approx. ...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 19:17:57 PST
Mini Fireplace
Mini Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bebo1021 I decided I was going to make this one day, then I thought hey, why don't I make an instructable for it? So here it is!P.S this is my first instructable. Please comment if you make it! Also please Comment if I should post an instructable for an awesome battle hammer that I made! Materials/Tools ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 13:51:04 PDT
Concrete lamp DIY
Concrete lamp DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos This is a guide to make a easy and cheap concrete lamp. Parts & tools Here are the parts and tools you need to build this. You will also need something to hold the lamp socket in place while the concrete is drying, like for example BBQ sticks or thread.Parts Concrete.Water.Lamp socket.ON/OFF swit...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:57:24 PDT
Make A 120 LED Work light
Make A 120 LED Work light - More DIY How To Projects]]> grandpasgarage Nobody likes using halogen work lights. They consume too much power and get so hot that every time you move them you scald your hand. Although LED work lights are readily available at almost all of the big-box home improvement stores, they're just too plain expensive. So in an effort to save money (...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:21:02 PDT
Wall Pocket
Wall Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> inventy Is it a shelf, is it a book case, is it a shelfie? Nooo: it’s a Wall Pocket.It’s a shelf with a new function and that is to store not only a couple of books but also stuff that would normally fall of like hats and gloves. A cat would fit ;-) but also magazines and plants, this structure is very fir...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 01:38:32 PDT
Floor Wooden Lamp
Floor Wooden Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> cepi85 I love Floor Lamp, so i decided to make one!i've take some inspiration on google in this research : Wooden Floor LampThis project is very simple and's customizable, red color is my favourite, which is your's? What do you need - Lamp Materials You will need:(x3) Broomstick 1€ each(x...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:49:13 PDT
Improve your drill press - by adding lights
Improve your drill press - by adding lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> slurgXX So I have my drill press for a while now and started to improve and refurbish it so it runs smoother, and is well maintained (... love good running tools). I thought its a good idea to make some instructables on my progress ... maybe someone is doing something similar and finds it useful.But let's s...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 20:14:33 PDT
DIY Decorating with OLED Light Panel
DIY Decorating with OLED Light Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> lgchemoled Christmas is only a couple months away! This is a step-by-step introduction of how to make a Christmas Decoration Lighting with LG Chem OLED light panel! I hope you enjoy it! Prepare 9 rectangular wooden panels Prepare 9 rectangular wooden panels of equal dimensions (100x240mm)(Note: Darker brown...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:05:45 PDT
Nite Solar Table Lights
Nite Solar Table Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> the gman This is my first post so if you think I need to change anything (every day's a lesson) please be constructive with criticism. Hope you enjoy. What You Need I used a couple of jars with ropes around the neck that my wife thought looked nice in our garden. You could use any jars but I did like the...
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 07:45:36 PDT
Concrete stackable lamp
Concrete stackable lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> fromeo The basic idea is to have multiple concrete cubes making light from one side and having power on the bottom and on the top. this way you can stack multiple lamps given the correct voltage and amps every time you add a lamp. The wood stamp The wooden enclosure to make the concrete dry in and have ...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 09:57:49 PDT
Floppy Disk Lamp
Floppy Disk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> AwabHassan A few days ago while emptying some old drawers in search of a memory card I came across some old floppy disks. I didnt want to throw them away and wanted to do something interesting with them. I eventually decided on building a lamp with them. Here's how I did it. You can see a video I made of it he...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:25:59 PDT
Pandora’s Box
Pandora’s Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> CharuS4 This was an assignment done by my team in our course Materials and Processing 203.We were asked to make something that gives out light. We went a bit supernatural and designed this light giving cube.This box can be made in few simple steps .Its simple and fun..!!! Check it out... ITEMS REQUIRED ...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 20:58:37 PDT
Retrofitting a CFL Light Fixture to LED
Retrofitting a CFL Light Fixture to LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> par64guy Well, here goes - this is my first Instructable.When we bought our house several years ago and updated all the light fixtures from old style to a look more consistent with our taste, two fixtures we selected used the compact fluorescent tubes as shown. Unfortunately, these tubes contain Mercury, are...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 13:19:44 PDT
Marquee name sign
Marquee name sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> billygreen1973 This is my first Instructable so go easy on me!Also if you like this Instructable, please vote for me in the 'First Author Contest', Thank you.My daughter wanted me to make her a night light so I looked around for ideas. She loves dancing and the stage, so I thought I could do something to tie in wi...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:47:37 PDT
Copper Wire Sphere Lamp v2.0
Copper Wire Sphere Lamp v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> oliveira.igorm This instructable is an updated version of a project that I've done this year. The first lamp had some problems: the wire used to make the ball was easily unwrapping, it didn't have a base and the power cord wasn't suitable for it. Materials The main parts are two kinds of copper wire, a thinner ...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 07:28:11 PDT
Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign
Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> MonoLoco Workshop Turn your logo or favorite design into an awesome glow in the dark sign! You can even supercharge it to glow in the light by making it back-lit with UV LED's.A long while back a friend sent me a link to the Instructables article by mikeasaurus. The Glow Table... I almost immediately found some photo...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:34:15 PDT
Bright Idea Light
Bright Idea Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Bright Idea Light is a light-bulb shaped lamp that mounts flush to the wall and eminates a soft backlit glow. I simply found the idea of a virtual rendering of a cartoon light bulb bleeding over into the real functionality of an actual light bulb interesting at the time. There is not too much go...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:51:28 PDT
Decorative Glass Lamp
Decorative Glass Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sangram Mohite We, a group of three, made this lamp as a part of our assignment of DD203(Materials and Design Process). This one is simple and easy to make with easily available stuff. It looks good whether on or off hence can be used as a lamp and for decorative purpose.Check it out... Materials used: 1) Acryl...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:40:03 PDT
Marshmallow LED light
Marshmallow LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> licheness Whatever possessed me to buy a whole bag of those absolutely humungous marshmallows?! Really! They are so big, that the kids cannot even fit them in their mouths. We did roast them over a campfire in the backyard, once last summer, just for fun, when we had a bunch of friends and their kids over. Th...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:16:16 PDT
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light)
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> yonatan24 This Is a fan that I use while soldering to get the solder fumes out of my face!Why did I choose this fan? This Is WhyIf you are wondering what I am connecting it to, It is my home-made peg-board. If you are interested this project this is the linkIf you don't understand why there is a weird flashli...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:56:58 PDT
Uber Bright Flash Light / Charger
Uber Bright Flash Light / Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer In this instructable I'll go through how I put together my own flash light. A flash light you say - sounds amazing (add sarcasm). Yeah well I know a torch doesn't sound that revolutionary, but indulge me a minute and I'll tell you how it came about. It all started (yes I'm sorry its one of those ...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 14:54:13 PDT
Eclipse Lamp
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious I purchased a DeWalt 12volt cordless drill with two 'dead' batteries from a guy on eBay for about $10 (£6).I intended to turn it into a corded drill as demonstrated in several Instructables.Then the project seemed to take on a life of it's own and I found myself adding new features and enhancements....
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Repurposed Ceiling Light
Repurposed Ceiling Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> KawarthaCNC In this Instructable I will show you the steps I took to re-purpose an old ceiling light I bought from my local thrift warehouse. Dismantle The glass fixtures were in great shape, and thought they would look even better spaced out in a line instead of four corners.Each light was held on by a ski...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:54:47 PDT
Maglite lamp
Maglite lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ethanmichael101 Earlier this week I was at ikea and like always I was trying to find something that I could tinker with. On Pinterest and on here as well I had seen lots of tutorial on making different lighting fixtures and pipe lamps and they all used a lighting kit. After making my way nearly through the entire s...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:14:49 PDT
Restoring Old Oil Lamp
Restoring Old Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarsM Some time ago, I was roaming around my grandparents property. I wandered into the abandoned neighbor property, where I found an old nearly collapsed shack. Of course I went into it, and I was surprised when I found this old rusty oil lamp. Well, an old oil lamp isn't something very expensive and at ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:01:17 PDT
Copper wire ball Lamp
Copper wire ball Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> oliveira.igorm I had one small incandescent light laying around, so i decided to make a lamp using it. While I was looking for materials to use on the project, I found in a box some messy copper wire. The idea of a copper wire ball popped in my head, so I made it.CHECK OUT THE SECOND VERSION OF THIS PROJECT ON MY ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:50:44 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraigRJess A few months ago while looking through some of the awesome Instructables, I came across the Concrete Light Bulb Wall Hook by Whamodyne. Ever since reading that Instructable, I've been literally... "hooked".I decided to make my own version by improving upon the idea by making it as realistic as ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT