Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - wood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:59:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Skyscraper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyscraper-Lamp/
Skyscraper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/55P4/HN82KCRL/FBZ55P4HN82KCRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/55P4/HN82KCRL/FBZ55P4HN82KCRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/55P4/HN82KCRL/FBZ55P4HN82KCRL.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made this lamp "playing" with wooden dowels and I loved doing it. The shapes and geometries that you can create with things like dowels are infinite (or almost!) so it's always very fun for me to try and create new ones. Yet the part I love the most is putting the light in it to see the magic ligh...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:09:08 PDT
Desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-lamp-1/
Desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SMALL.jpg domenic3 This is an desk lamp that is great project  to build your skills. This is a great skill development activity. This is a lamp that can be changed to almost any other design, it incorporates aluminium and wood for a brilliant look. I created this light at school and used machines such as a milling mac...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:37:51 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-LED-Bunk-Lights-home-built-wooden-lase/
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse      This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these myself. I also built and installed them without assistance, so it's an easy project.  You will also see photos and video of a black-stained, RGB LED Bunk Li...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:26:52 PDT
Lamp Clock (or Clock Lamp?) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-Clock-or-Clock-Lamp/
Lamp Clock (or Clock Lamp?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/EE96/HFSHFR7S/F09EE96HFSHFR7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/EE96/HFSHFR7S/F09EE96HFSHFR7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/EE96/HFSHFR7S/F09EE96HFSHFR7S.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I almost convinced myself that I couldn't create lamps anymore, but since I started with the first one, I keep thinking of new ones! I can't stop making lamps anymore...HELP!! :D Anyway, I actually got this idea thinking about a clock that had light coming out of its numbers. I first made one a few...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:04:50 PDT
Easy DIY Bent Plywood Light Fixtues( NO Steaming, laminating or kerf cuts!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Bent-Plywood-Light-Fixtues/
Easy DIY Bent Plywood Light Fixtues( NO Steaming, laminating or kerf cuts!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/22Q3/HFBK9ZC3/F7Z22Q3HFBK9ZC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/22Q3/HFBK9ZC3/F7Z22Q3HFBK9ZC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/22Q3/HFBK9ZC3/F7Z22Q3HFBK9ZC3.SMALL.jpg shazni Why are light fixtures so expensive ....for the life of me I can't understand the exorbitant prices of some light shades. I have never had a reason to buy a shade( cause I lived in places which already had some...and since I didn't own the house..I had no reason to change them)....so I was totally u...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 01:07:11 PDT
Spiral Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Lamp/
Spiral Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/3YDL/HEXSSEZT/FKG3YDLHEXSSEZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/3YDL/HEXSSEZT/FKG3YDLHEXSSEZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/3YDL/HEXSSEZT/FKG3YDLHEXSSEZT.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 After a few weeks without any idea that I really liked, I am finally back with this spiral lamp!  I was in the middle of upholstering a chair in the basement, when I found a bag full of old wood dowels that my father didn't need anymore. I have never really worked with wood but I always wished I co...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 12:32:03 PDT
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Contemporary-Japanese-Table-Lamp/
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JL9S/HAUNNH4X/FWGJL9SHAUNNH4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JL9S/HAUNNH4X/FWGJL9SHAUNNH4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JL9S/HAUNNH4X/FWGJL9SHAUNNH4X.SMALL.jpg skidrum My mother was eyeing the Asian-style lamps at Target and World Market, so with Christmas approaching, I decided to build her one. This project can be completed with basic woodworking skills and less than $20 worth of materials. If you're interested, read on! Tools - Jigsaw: I purchased a Makita 432...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:01:18 PST
DIY Solar Lamp with help of Mother Nature & CABOT WoodCare Products http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Lamp-with-the-help-of-Mother-Nature-CO/
DIY Solar Lamp with help of Mother Nature & CABOT WoodCare Products - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/48JY/H6MEVVNZ/FIB48JYH6MEVVNZ.SMALL.jpg spottedwalker Here is another Solar Light project I made from found and recycled items. My motto is that I don't through away items until I know for sure it has out lived it's usefulness.This project idea came about when I found this weathered tree sapling that a honey suckle vine had helped shape it's unusual f...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 20:52:49 PDT
Medieval Book Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Book-Turntable/
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Plywood Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Floor-Lamp/
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:59:03 PDT
LED light strip in wood housing http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-strip-in-wood-housing/
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Sat, 12 May 2012 21:44:58 PDT
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumitourni-lamp-Sculptural-and-dangerous-wood-t/
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/INK1/GZACJ5NX/F18INK1GZACJ5NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/INK1/GZACJ5NX/F18INK1GZACJ5NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/INK1/GZACJ5NX/F18INK1GZACJ5NX.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier I like to push the manufacturing process to the extreme. My friend Gabriel Beaulieu makes african djembe as a part time job so he is a real pro with the wood lathe. We were thinking of new ways to use this great tool and came up with this complexe shape : The idea Everything seems a lot mo...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:53:37 PST
Easy Solar Robot Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Solar-Robot-Nightlight/
Easy Solar Robot Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/W10Y/GYN92J1V/FY8W10YGYN92J1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/W10Y/GYN92J1V/FY8W10YGYN92J1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/W10Y/GYN92J1V/FY8W10YGYN92J1V.SMALL.jpg Amyscrazycrafts Here is an easy solar powered nightlight.  Material List: 1/8" Baltic Birch Plywood Glue Solar Yard Light Tape (may need) (might also need scissors) Nuts, Bolts, Lock Washers & Washers Screwdriver and wrench Small Plastic Tube Q-tips Lamp/Sunlight I found the solar yard light at the Dollar Tree (f...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:49:15 PST
Make a simple T-light and Joss stick/incense holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-T-light-and-Joss-stickincense-holde/
Make a simple T-light and Joss stick/incense holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/1T5X/GX3LR557/FUG1T5XGX3LR557.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/1T5X/GX3LR557/FUG1T5XGX3LR557.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/1T5X/GX3LR557/FUG1T5XGX3LR557.SMALL.jpg I am in the shed! Quite simple to make using almost any type of wood, use this as a guide and design something individual or carve a pattern or a personal design, as for the finish you could use straight sawn timber and simply sand it, without any other detail being introduced. This one is from an Oak offcut. Tools...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 12:03:49 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SMALL.jpg jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Wall Mounted Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Light-Box/
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Sun, 15 Oct 2006 13:36:27 PDT
Miniature Desk Shoji Shadow Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Desk-Shoji-Shadow-Boxes/
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Sun, 20 Jun 2010 10:38:25 PDT
bubble lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/bubble-lamp/
bubble lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/GI8T/FWMNXZTQ/FA6GI8TFWMNXZTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/GI8T/FWMNXZTQ/FA6GI8TFWMNXZTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/GI8T/FWMNXZTQ/FA6GI8TFWMNXZTQ.SMALL.jpg rustlabs i made this lamp in my first year of highs school, i wanted a lava lamp but without the color so it would be easier to read under its light. i reconstructed the lamp earlier this year since the first base for it wasn't i deal because when i built the lamp i didn't have the ability to weld.i call it ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2009 03:13:50 PDT
sunlight engraver! A simple way to engrave! http://www.instructables.com/id/sunlight-engraver!-A-simple-way-to-engrave!/
sunlight engraver! A simple way to engrave! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/CWEP/F1V9XHL2/FM6CWEPF1V9XHL2.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc Ok, you want to do some engraving on wood, plastic, or on your hand? (no, not really) don't feel like buying one of those expensive wood engraver irons? Want a foolproof way to make nice engravings without worrying about your hand slipping and botching the whole job?THIS IS FOR YOU! If you like simp...
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Mon, 7 May 2007 22:58:55 PDT