Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - wood - featured Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:54:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Floor Lamp With Only a Saw
DIY Floor Lamp With Only a Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vincent C Hi, this is my first instructable, This lamp is very easy to make because i haven't wood working skills and i have only a simple saw to cut wood and a good wood file. So everyone can do it.And of course i apologize about my writing mystakes, im not english.My girlfriend wanted that kind of floor lam...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 08:29:43 PDT
Sleeper Lamp
Sleeper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I had an off cut from an oak sleeper I made a Sleeper TV unit from that had been laying around for a while so I decided to make a nice bedside lamp from it. I used the wiring from a floor standing lamp that you can buy pretty cheaply from DIY stores or Ikea, you could make your own, adding an inli...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 07:48:47 PDT
Durable Flashlight With Wooden Accent
Durable Flashlight With Wooden Accent - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grain_of_Light This project is a continuation from my previous Wooden LED Flashlight project. You can see the link to this instructable project here: Although the previous wooden flashlight was a beautiful product and had many great features, it did have som...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 20:40:41 PDT
Light-Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dylan91 Hello everyone!In this instructable i will show you how i made my first wooden chest. From the zero step to the finishing step:) I hope you are gonna love this and maybe it will inspire you to make your own light-chest! So let's start. What we'll need Materials: Wooden sheet (i used a 30cm*80cm*...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:10:50 PDT
Zebra Ply Lamp
Zebra Ply Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> world of woodcraft In this Instructable I use some bits of walnut and scraps of ply wood to make a lamp for my little sister. She is a pretty cool kid so the contemporary design and stripes should be appreciated. I have wanted to make a lamp for her for some time but the right peace of wood never came up. After lookin...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:05:40 PST
LED Heart Light Bulb Lamp for Valentine's Day
LED Heart Light Bulb Lamp for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> techydiy For Valentine's Day this year I have created an led heart in a light bulb lamp. Watch the video! Please subscribe to my YouTube channel! Parts required The parts required for this project are: Clear incandesce...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:32:48 PST
Plywood Hexagon Lamp
Plywood Hexagon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> EstherL6 Make this hexagon lamp in 11 simple steps!#stadslabrotterdam You will need: HammerWood glueSuperglueNailsScrewsScrewdriverHand drillRulerSandpaperMagnetPiece of metalLight bulb E14 + cord Filament for 3d printer ( I used white PLA 1.75 mm)Poplar plywood panels 300x600 mmThickness should be:2 plan...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:20:38 PST
3D Head Lamp
3D Head Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> FSLASER 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Make a Bedroom Lamp From Shims
Make a Bedroom Lamp From Shims - More DIY How To Projects]]> chadmikell The challenge was to make a lamp cheaply from things I already had laying around. Materials- 1 Package of cedar shims ($3 - $4 at Home Depot) - Some scrap thin mahogany - A little plywood - The lamp parts I ordered off of ebay for about $10 - Lamp socket ( $1.40 ebay )- Lamp cord 9 ( $6 ebay )- Vint...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:18:03 PDT
Projector Lamp
Projector Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Estrella Spaans Het ideeHet idee is een lamp waarbij je plaatjes van hardboard met patronen kan projecteren op een willekeurige plek. Het concept is erg oud, maar tegenwoordig komen steeds meer dingen van vroeger terug in een modern jasje. Met verschillende plaatjes met patronen kan er een nieuw soort lichtbron on...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:25:03 PDT
Tissue Paper Night Light
Tissue Paper Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 The process for making this, is part craft project and part woodworking. To start, we'll channel your inner preschooler and break out the food coloring! Coloring Time! To help the coloring wick through the material I chose to use some denatured alcohol. In my original tissue I used water. Bot...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:10:29 PDT
Simple Wooden Lamp
Simple Wooden Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> xpchomefix Create a wooden desk lamp with simple materials. Materials and tools needed For this lamp, you'll need some basic tools and materials, but it can vary depending on how you decide to make the lamp.Materials:2x 8.8 Steel bolts, 7mm x 60mm2x Steel nuts, 7mm4x Steel washer, 7mm2x Countersunk screws, ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:17:05 PDT
Edison lamp in a bell jar
Edison lamp in a bell jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> world of woodcraft I made an Edison lamp for my cousin about 3 years ago. Since then I have wanted to make one for myself and have played around with a whole heap of different variants in my mind. Recently I started to look at different computer aided design methods to help refine these designs. I am very happy with ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 14:41:18 PDT
Wood LED Logo Sign
Wood LED Logo Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee I made this sign to go on a wall in an entryway of our building. The wood is from old pallets, a 2x4 and some scrap plywood. I've broken down several pallets over the past few weeks and there's all kinds of species of wood in there. Oak, poplar, pine and a couple others that the tannins in wood made...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:14:48 PST
Decorative Wood Lamp
Decorative Wood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jprid I don't have the lamp anymore, but i will do my best to explain the parts i have no picture of. Choose the design and pick out the wood I used inventor to decide on the design. The overall dimensions is about 14" square by 6' 6" high. The mahogany posts are 3/4" milled into an L shape and the pin...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:42:16 PST
Cityscape Christmas Lamp
Cityscape Christmas Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cheesetopher Five years ago I tried to make this lamp and failed miserably with the use of expanding gorilla glue instead of hot glue, a set of scissors that creased paper rather than cut it, and procrastination may have also played a part. Here is my second attempt at the same idea of a lamp.My lamp has a Chris...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:13:52 PST
Wooden Space Lamp
Wooden Space Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aviv Mussali It all started with a broken floor lamp that only the lighting pole was saved, so I've decided to build its surround, using wood and my passion for space. The first part of this project is creating the lamp itself, using an existing lighting pole, and the second part (which will be described in a fu...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:15:57 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I've seen many great Instructables on making a pipe lamp and I thought I'd make one of my own. I also googled 'pipe lamp' just to see what was out there on Google Images for a little inspiration. I liked the idea of making a pipe lamp because even though there are a ton of others out there, they're ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:48:07 PST
Black box lamp
Black box lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> stefano.guagliardo Simple, elegant, easy to build, and cheap lamp.2 Configurations: Cover up,Cover downWant to carry it safely or just hide the lamp? place the cover on the box and put the light inside the box.You just need: - Cardboard box - cardboard roll - Fluorescent light, light holder and switch - The metal part...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:42:27 PDT
Solar Birdhouse
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Medieval lantern
Medieval lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Star Trek LED Light
Star Trek LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Brass Industrial Lamp
Brass Industrial Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos In this instructable we will go through the process of creating a pretty cool industrial/steampunk lamp that is controlled by a valve dimmer switch. The cool thing about this project is that while the core build is fairly well essential the actual lamp body is very customizable so you can add your...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
Recycled Wooden & Metal Scrap Lamp
Recycled Wooden & Metal Scrap Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens This lamp was born out of a few other projects. You know how you end up with scrap material every time you finish something? I had left over veneer from a bent-plywood table, dark walnut from a wooden bench, and a lamp without a shade. After checking out the metal scraps from our community workshop ...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:27:24 PDT
Amped Floor Lamp
Amped Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!
Reclaimed Wood Lamp with Himmeli Shade! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Reclaimed Wood Light
Reclaimed Wood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Concrete Lamp - DIY
Concrete Lamp - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
LED meets Wood
LED meets Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dennismc Heute Habe ich zusammen mit meinem Vater eine Art Holz-LED Beleuchtung gebaut bzw. gebastelt. Die Sache ist, nicht jeder hat das Geld um sich mal eben ein schönes (wobei schön hier Geschmacksache ist) Möbel oder schöne Dekoration oder wie in diesem Fall Beleuchtung aus Holz zu bauen. Da ich auch nic...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:20:37 PST
Desk lamp
Desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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?)
Lamp Clock (or Clock Lamp?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!)
Easy DIY Bent Plywood Light Fixtues( NO Steaming, laminating or kerf cuts!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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) I was totally u...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 01:07:11 PDT
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> pbarton1 The paper coverings on some of Ikea’s lighting can look dated or worn after a while. But I saw an opportunity to turn a “Last Chance” Rutbo Pendant into a wood veneer pendant lamp to hang over our dining table. I like the warmth that wood provides to a modern home. But many of the nice looking wood ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:03:46 PDT
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp
Contemporary Japanese Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY Solar Lamp with help of Mother Nature & CABOT WoodCare Products - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Medieval Book Turntable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu      This Instructable will show how to build a 15th century book turntable. They were used in study and translation, such as comparing multiple translations of the bible at once. This one has the added features of having a book light and including storage space (a shelf beneath and a compartment in...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Plywood Floor Lamp
Plywood Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> John Induna AD I have enjoyed this site and community for a long time and have wanted to contribute for almost as long. I have finally got something to post. Here is something I worked on last summer. ( well not really, it is a rendering I did last night ) Keep looking, you'll see. The challenge, make something ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:59:03 PDT
LED light strip in wood housing
LED light strip in wood housing - More DIY How To Projects]]> acosand I have a desk with a shelf above it, so I made a light strip I could put on the bottom of the shelf to light my desk area.  I had some LEDs sitting around, but no simple way to make a circuit board for them, so I make a wooden housing to hold the LEDs and make a simple lighting strip.  I made it at ...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 21:44:58 PDT