Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - wood - featured Fri, 29 May 2015 01:51:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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
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
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Easy Solar Robot Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Make a simple T-light and Joss stick/incense holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wall Mounted Light Box
Wall Mounted Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> shonnarchy Build a 27 3/4" x 23 3/8" exterior (22 1/2" x 18" illuminated area) wall mounted light box... I worked at a print shop a long time ago and pulled some negatives of a bat out of the garbage one day. That was about ten years ago. I finally got around to building light boxes to display the images. But ...
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Sun, 15 Oct 2006 13:36:27 PDT
Miniature Desk Shoji Shadow Boxes
Miniature Desk Shoji Shadow Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phoenix Laser Engraving Phoenix Laser Engraving creates these Shoji Shadow Box kits for sale in our Etsy shop In traditional Japanese architecture, a Shoji is a door, window or room divider consisting of translucent paper over a frame of wood which holds together a sort of grid of wood or bam...
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Sun, 20 Jun 2010 10:38:25 PDT
bubble lamp
bubble lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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