Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:41:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bent Veneer Wood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Veneer-Wood-Lamp/
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:37:46 PDT
Concrete 3 Watt LED Light W/ Walnut & Balloons! http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-3-Watt-LED-Light-W-Walnut-Balloons/
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 18:43:49 PST
DIY: Stair Wall Lighting From Oak and LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stair-Wall-Lighting-From-Oak-and-LED-Strips/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:13:42 PST
Modern Bedside Lamp from Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Modernist-Bedside-Lamp-From-Scraps/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 04:46:46 PST
Bluetooth Stereo System on a Pallet As a Themed Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Stereo-System-on-a-Pallet-As-a-Themed-De/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:13:38 PST
DIY String Light Chandelier for $40 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-String-Light-Chandelier-for-40/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:54:11 PST
Industrial Style Wall Sconces http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Style-Wall-Sconces/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 08:46:17 PST
LED Fairy Light Globes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fairy-Light-Globes/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:58:31 PST
Lotus Meditation Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Lotus-Meditation-Cube/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:23:21 PST
DIY Offroad Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Offroad-Lighting/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:32:11 PDT
How to Install a Lamp Post in Your Yard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Lamp-Post-in-Your-Yard/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:40:26 PDT
Make a Cool Light from a Whiskey Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cool-Light-From-a-Whiskey-Bottle/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:34:15 PST
Mag-Lite LED conversion (any 2 or 3 xCell Flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mag-Lite-LED-conversion-any-2-or-3-xCell-Flashlig/
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Wed, 6 Dec 2006 11:42:19 PST
Restoring Plastic Solar Cells like New http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Plastic-Solar-Cells-like-New/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 21:28:11 PDT
Veneer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Veneer-Lamp-1/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:23:06 PDT
Glow-In-The-Dark Epoxy!! Light up your workshop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Epoxy-Light-up-your-workshop/
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 14:22:21 PDT
Segmented Log Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Log-Lamp/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 07:37:59 PDT
How to make an Arrow Of Light award http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arrow-of-light-award/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:53:23 PDT
Carbon Arc Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Arc-Lights/
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Sat, 17 Feb 2007 15:47:51 PST
How to make a lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-lamp/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2009 21:33:04 PST
how to etch into plexi glass http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-etch-into-plexi-glass/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 15:49:40 PDT
Build a Versatile PVC Light Stand for Under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Versatile-PVC-Light-Stand-for-Under-5/
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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 11:38:48 PDT
Make A 120 LED Work light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-120-LED-Work-light/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:21:02 PDT
The cheapest TV backlight you will ever find http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cheapest-TV-backlight-you-will-ever-find/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:21:04 PDT
Permanent Lava Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Lamp-2/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:34:46 PST
3D Head Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Head-Lamp/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:54:09 PST
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Casting a Large, Light-Weight Telescope Mirror from Recycled Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-Large-Light-Weight-Telescope-Mirror-fro/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:56:08 PDT
Light Bulb Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Oil-Lamp/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:37:37 PST
Halogen to LED work light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Halogen-to-LED-work-light-Conversion/
Halogen to LED work light Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 Halogen Work Lights are great, they are super bright and are nice a portable, most even come with a nice Tri-pod stand ! However if you have used one you know they are NOT perfect, first off most have two 500-watt bulbs, that's 1,000 watts total !! See Halgen lamps are in-efficient sending most of t...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:11:35 PDT
DIY Wood Veneer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Veneer-Light/
DIY Wood Veneer Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SMALL.jpg 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
teddy bear lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/teddy-bear-lamp/
teddy bear lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/DCCU/IHNP45W1/FBHDCCUIHNP45W1.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg 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
Hack Your Bic http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Bic/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:26:41 PST
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Beautiful-Pallet-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 19:17:57 PST
Improve Your Headlights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Your-Headlights!/
Improve Your Headlights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/VYR1/QBTEV2Z7TMF/F3CVYR1QBTEV2Z7TMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/VYR1/QBTEV2Z7TMF/F3CVYR1QBTEV2Z7TMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/VYR1/QBTEV2Z7TMF/F3CVYR1QBTEV2Z7TMF.SMALL.jpg intoon If you have an older car, you may have sealed beam headlights. I did. I hated how my sealed beams were horribly dim, and didn't project at all. The low-beams were useless, and the high-beams weren't much better. I decided that it was worth some money to improve the headlights. Part of this decision ...
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Sun, 10 Dec 2006 13:23:44 PST
Mini Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fireplace-1/
Mini Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SMALL.jpg 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
Make Candles at Home without Wax from Common Household Materials - Easy, Quick, Minimalist http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candles-at-Home-without-Wax-from-Commo/
Make Candles at Home without Wax from Common Household Materials - Easy, Quick, Minimalist - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/4IGK/HLSH7XOA/FPD4IGKHLSH7XOA.SMALL.jpg Adeldor How to make candles at home from scratch with lard or vegetable shortening, glass jars and yarn - without wax! Making jar candles is easy. They're low cost, odorless, long burning and perfect for emergency or blackout. With patterned jars, they cast an attractive light. The use of vegetable shorteni...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:34:54 PDT
Glass Bottle Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Oil-Lamp/
Glass Bottle Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/M1BI/292EWZMJIYF/F23M1BI292EWZMJIYF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/M1BI/292EWZMJIYF/F23M1BI292EWZMJIYF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/M1BI/292EWZMJIYF/F23M1BI292EWZMJIYF.SMALL.jpg Aira.vj Make a small decorative oil lamp out of an empty glass bottle with screw-on metal lid. It's cheap, easy, and possibly romantic. The lamp is filled with half water and half oil (or all oil if you like, but it's not as pretty!), and will burn for several hours depending on its size. The one I made ...
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Tue, 23 Jan 2007 15:05:37 PST
Projector Bulb Conversion To LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-A-Projector-To-An-LED-Light-Source/
Projector Bulb Conversion To LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/H6WG/H994NDD4/FR7H6WGH994NDD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/H6WG/H994NDD4/FR7H6WGH994NDD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/H6WG/H994NDD4/FR7H6WGH994NDD4.SMALL.jpg invisiblelight386 I received a Projector from a friend December of 2010. It is a Sharp D100U from 1997. It did not have the original bulb, but everything else worked fine. I did some research online to see if I could get a bulb for it and found out that it would cost me $300. I could buy a reasonable projector new fo...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:53:18 PST
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Light-Bulbs-Without-Getting-Cut-or-S/
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SMALL.jpg prabbit22m I made this instructable for the "SAVE THE BOTTLE" contest. I know there are other ways of getting this piece out but I wanted find a good use for a water bottle. The risk of getting shocked is pretty much non existant with a water bottle when compared to a potato or pliers. Remove Broken Ligh...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:31:23 PST
Bright Idea Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Idea-Light/
Bright Idea Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/K7JD/IDOD3F1C/FWKK7JDIDOD3F1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/K7JD/IDOD3F1C/FWKK7JDIDOD3F1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/K7JD/IDOD3F1C/FWKK7JDIDOD3F1C.SMALL.jpg 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
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Diy-Black-Light-For-Making-Things-Glow/
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/KOEC/I441X3QL/FOUKOECI441X3QL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/KOEC/I441X3QL/FOUKOECI441X3QL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/KOEC/I441X3QL/FOUKOECI441X3QL.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Doesn't that intro image look cool?Believe it or not, it was drawn using plain yellow highlighter!You can do exactly the same thing with any torch, all you have to do is follow the steps!The first photo is using the black light ad the second photo is the "control" normal light.Read on to find out ho...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:38:51 PST
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SMALL.jpg 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
X-Ray Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Ray-Lamp-Shade/
X-Ray Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ZOFI/IBDTRRSS/FEEZOFIIBDTRRSS.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Most radiology departments use digital imaging technology now, so if you have real X-Rays on film the broken bone has probably healed long ago. Now it's time to give them a new use. Some people find the images of bones creepy, but personally I think the skeletal system is fascinating. The X-Ray Lamp...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 05:46:32 PDT
Easy Sliding Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sliding-Lamp/
Easy Sliding Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SMALL.jpg randofo This easy sliding lamp uses tension to be easily repositioned vertically along a steel cable. The design was inspired by the Parentesi Lamp which I saw in the book Nomadic Furniture 2. While the design is very similar, my version uses easy-to-find parts such as a bike handlebar, exercise weights, an...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:46:03 PDT
Paper cylinder lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-cylinder-lights/
Paper cylinder lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SMALL.jpg narced133 Our railroad-style apartment has a long 45-foot hallway that never had working lights. After spending 4 years trying to convince our landlord to fix them I decided to build my own. The lights are constructed of a metal frame wrapped in a cylinder of thin lace paper with a strip of LEDs running down ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT