Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:55:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Powered Ostrich Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Ostrich-Egg/
Solar Powered Ostrich Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Some time ago I won an instructables contest and received all kinds of solar powered gadgets. Wonderful! Among those things were three solar powered camping lights. A fun design, like a bulb with the middle part missing. I put them outside in the garden and at night they shine with a bright white li...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:37:24 PDT
Wax on Ice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-on-Ice-lamp/
Wax on Ice lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OTLD/HO7XFFIK/FTIOTLDHO7XFFIK.SMALL.jpg dswaim This project is one in a line of projects exploring impermanence in design. This project in particular explores chaotic, one of a kind form making through barrier free molding. The final form in this instructable was my first attempt, but many iterations could easily be made by reusing the same mate...
By: dswaim

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:06:59 PDT
Pipe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Light/
Pipe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SMALL.jpg chriskauzmann This is a very simple project to make creative and unique lights out of standard available hardware. Step 1: Tools All you need is:1. Flat head screwdriver2. Box cutter (or other way to strip wire) Step 2: Supplies What you'll need: 1. 3/8" pipe threaded both ends 2. 3/8" T-joint 3....
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:12:41 PDT
the "mini solar book", torch and charger http://www.instructables.com/id/the-mini-solar-book-torch-and-charger/
the "mini solar book", torch and charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/LAXW/HSJAPK56/FJZLAXWHSJAPK56.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi The "mini solar book" is another solar power supply and charger, which acts as LED light too. Its torchlight function is very useful and effective. Indeed white LED only consumes 20 mA, so it will provide light for about 30 hours with a single charge of the battery, and with solar cells addition its...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:41:49 PDT
Secret Message Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Message-Light-Box/
Secret Message Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/120C/HSE944VP/FW6120CHSE944VP.SMALL.jpg enauman1 My 7th graders love to make things and we just got a 3D printer, so I came up with this light project. It's a small box with a design cut out from the inside, almost all the way through. When you shine a light from inside you see the design. When you turn it off, it's hidden! Cool! What You Need ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 16:27:41 PST
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLamp-Easy/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
Clairvoyant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clairvoyant-Lamp/
Clairvoyant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/M3W9/HR0APFY5/FRIM3W9HR0APFY5.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan The idea is to have a lamp with words swirling in it using the principle of a lava lamp. The words move around making phrases and statements of different meanings. It works great as a mood lamp too and helps you think. (Video of a working lamp is here and also on the last step of this Instructrabl...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:28:40 PST
Spray Paint Can Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Can-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 13:46:52 PST
Create an Awesome Shard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Shard-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/GQ2P/HQ4413KF/F4RGQ2PHQ4413KF.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks In this video Instructable I will be showing you how to build a really awesome shard light! To create this shard light you'll need the following materials. An LED light strip: http://www.ebay.com/itm/130989784958?var=430194331591&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 A piece of 12mm...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:21:38 PST
Simple LED Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Desk-Light/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:21:29 PST
Industrial-style Minecraft torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-style-Minecraft-torch/
Industrial-style Minecraft torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/WCGC/HOHYFPVQ/FVFWCGCHOHYFPVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/WCGC/HOHYFPVQ/FVFWCGCHOHYFPVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/WCGC/HOHYFPVQ/FVFWCGCHOHYFPVQ.SMALL.jpg T-K Everyone knows that monsters spawn in the dark. Keep your home safe with this simple, mancave-suitable rendition of the most valuable resource known to Steve: the torch. Materials You will need:- flathead screwdrivers- pliers- masking tape- clamps- pencil- ruler/square- wood-cutting tool of cho...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:19:48 PST
Lamp decorated with portrait and poem http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-decorated-with-portrait-and-poem/
Lamp decorated with portrait and poem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/VWT4/HOHYOUV1/F03VWT4HOHYOUV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/VWT4/HOHYOUV1/F03VWT4HOHYOUV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/VWT4/HOHYOUV1/F03VWT4HOHYOUV1.SMALL.jpg asygoogle Overall This is my first item on intractable and I am quite excited. If you like this, please vote for me. Thanks!. My girlfriend is 1000km away from me, so I came up with this good idea of “lamp with portrait and poem” as a surprise for her birthday. This lamp has a fabulous visual effect because i...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 09:56:59 PST
Cheap and easy led grow light http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-easy-led-grow-light/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 20:34:19 PST
Fantasy Light-Burst Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lampshade/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 06:42:24 PST
Waste oil heater Spark http://www.instructables.com/id/Waste-oil-heater-Spark/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/NEVP/HN82O65R/FKWNEVPHN82O65R.SMALL.jpg kppteam The waste oil heater is small prefabricated stove perfect for premises to 50 sq/m. The so called Spark model is inspired by russian designs. Tested with reduced air flow it burns 400 ml of oil for 40 min. The burning chamber can handle up to 3 litres with one loading - 5 hours non stop working. You ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:15:34 PDT
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
Sparkly origami LED cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkly-origami-LED-cubes/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 09:27:15 PDT
Name in Lights! Well, initials at least. http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-in-Lights-Well-initials-at-least/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:54:59 PDT
Avatar PlaNT (Touch Sensitive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Avatar-PlaNT-Touch-Sensitive/
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:55:58 PDT
Galvanized pipe and glass insulator wall sconce http://www.instructables.com/id/Galvanized-pipe-and-glass-insulator-wall-sconce/
Galvanized pipe and glass insulator wall sconce - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/H3YT/HMVJD29V/FCKH3YTHMVJD29V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/H3YT/HMVJD29V/FCKH3YTHMVJD29V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/H3YT/HMVJD29V/FCKH3YTHMVJD29V.SMALL.jpg spradlinb With some 1/2" galvanized pipe, some connectors, glass telephone insulators, and some time you can create a unique wall sconce for your home. My wife found examples of these in Pinterest and Etsy and wanted to have them for our new house, so we decided to try making our own. You can keep track of ot...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:17:25 PDT
From a dim garden light to a bright flash light. (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-dim-garden-light-to-bright-flash-light-solar/
From a dim garden light to a bright flash light. (solar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/DDRY/HMMFB51H/F5HDDRYHMMFB51H.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box I was in the dollar store the other day and saw this tiny garden rock, once I looked closer I noticed it was more than a rock. It was a solar garden light. It only costed one dollar and out of curiosity I had to buy it. I was browsing the web the other day and came across a product review for a sola...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:37:38 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
LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-13/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:39:14 PST
Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power/
Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This power pack would be for emergency use, like when a storm knocks out the power, and would be very nice to have for camping. Okay, Fat Cat saw this on youtube and thought we could do an instructable on it. We highly recommend that you check out the link to the video by KK's Boathouse. It is very...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:48:00 PDT
Rainbow Pinecone Spoon Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Pinecone-Spoon-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/VVHP/HKZ9LZ89/FFTVVHPHKZ9LZ89.SMALL.jpg domenic3 Intro: This is a light that i have made. What inspired me to make this design is a pinecone as shown by the design. This is a multi coloured spoon celling light that is a fun but fiddly project that doesn't cost much. there are also many different colours with the light that I bought. Body: Steps: ...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 00:07:23 PDT
How to make a Vodka Lamp (or any other booze bottle light up) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Vodka-Lamp-or-any-other-booze-bottl/
How to make a Vodka Lamp (or any other booze bottle light up) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/JUY3/F5Y3YUF8/FG9JUY3F5Y3YUF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/JUY3/F5Y3YUF8/FG9JUY3F5Y3YUF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/JUY3/F5Y3YUF8/FG9JUY3F5Y3YUF8.SMALL.jpg huirub it's more like how to make a Coaster Lamp. Using coasters and a led push button lite, you could easily make a Vodka bottle or any other object that is translucent like a glass into a lamp! This instructable is very easy and requires no soldering, no knowledge of electronics, heavy drinking and a l...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2007 03:00:18 PDT
carriage lantern , light steampunkstyle http://www.instructables.com/id/carriage-lantern-light-steampunkstyle/
carriage lantern , light steampunkstyle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7RWF/HJKBMPU1/FF77RWFHJKBMPU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7RWF/HJKBMPU1/FF77RWFHJKBMPU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7RWF/HJKBMPU1/FF77RWFHJKBMPU1.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge For my slightly steampunked mini-kitchen I was searching for a nice wall light. And I found one, see the second picture! A old fashioned carriage-light inspired little thing. I spend an evening in a fierce fight with a bidding war. And lost. But I knew there must be a way to capture the spirit of t...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 06:05:00 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
Silhouette Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Lamp/
Silhouette Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/0WI4/HIGILTXZ/F4Q0WI4HIGILTXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/0WI4/HIGILTXZ/F4Q0WI4HIGILTXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/0WI4/HIGILTXZ/F4Q0WI4HIGILTXZ.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 As many of you know, I love making lamps :) I've been dreaming about making new lamps for a while, but my home is so full of lamps now that I kept myself from making another one...but the problem is that once you get addicted to making lamps, you can hardly stop! So here I am with a new lamp! I de...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 13:38:18 PDT
Cardboard Floral Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Floral-Lampshade/
Cardboard Floral Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/8A92/HJAHZVAB/FKF8A92HJAHZVAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/8A92/HJAHZVAB/FKF8A92HJAHZVAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/8A92/HJAHZVAB/FKF8A92HJAHZVAB.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Lamp shades are soooo much fun to make. The light effect is always a surprise, which is very exciting :) This instructable will show you how to make a cardboard lampshade with floral pattern sooo easily. It won't take more than half an hour.  So lets start! Materials needed To make this lampsha...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:02:10 PDT
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar-Nightlight/
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's spring which of course means two things:   - Rain, snow and snow-shovels have left wornout, damaged and broken solar garden lights in the yard.   - Garden centers are running specials on new solar lights (I found several stores selling them for $1 each) I managed to avoid throwing out several ...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:03:32 PDT
simple adjustable portable spot light http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-adjustable-portable-spot-light/
simple adjustable portable spot light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/AYVU/HGU2EXJC/FJ5AYVUHGU2EXJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/AYVU/HGU2EXJC/FJ5AYVUHGU2EXJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/AYVU/HGU2EXJC/FJ5AYVUHGU2EXJC.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Having a powerful portable lamp is very useful in makers life. Of course there are very good solutions which you can buy for few bucks, but time ago I loved to work wood, and I've made this nice spotlight stand. You can attack it on any surface and you can adjust the spot at the direction you like. ...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 11:35:03 PDT
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Indirect-Multicolored-Accent-Light/
Modern Indirect Multicolored Accent Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KE7U/HGIEVVTM/F7TKE7UHGIEVVTM.SMALL.jpg pheintzelman Before I started this project I scoured the web for a similar light. When I couldn't find one, I decided to build this.  I like to fiddle with things but have very little construction experience. This turned out quite nice and looks store-bought but this project is straightforward and almost anyone ...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 11:15:07 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
Giant Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Sun-Jar/
Giant Sun Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/ULCO/HFBK1H4Y/FDZULCOHFBK1H4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/ULCO/HFBK1H4Y/FDZULCOHFBK1H4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/ULCO/HFBK1H4Y/FDZULCOHFBK1H4Y.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I love my solar lights, as I've documented here and there on this site, particularly those that I put in jars and bottles.  I've had this oversize glass cookie jar cluttering up my counter space for years, and when we decided to get rid of it, I figured I'd repurpose it instead of sending it off t...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:57:00 PDT
Tetris Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Lamp/
Tetris Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/8EUG/HF244IPY/F2A8EUGHF244IPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/8EUG/HF244IPY/F2A8EUGHF244IPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/8EUG/HF244IPY/F2A8EUGHF244IPY.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I created this lamp in honor of one of my favorite video games, Tetris. I must admit that I am not a big video game player, but this game is so famous that almost everybody knows it, including me! :D This lampshade is very easy to make and you can simply throw it away and change it whenever you get...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 16:25:58 PDT
"Thing", light please! http://www.instructables.com/id/Thing-light-please/
"Thing", light please! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/LPPW/HFD1FPHQ/FBRLPPWHFD1FPHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/LPPW/HFD1FPHQ/FBRLPPWHFD1FPHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/LPPW/HFD1FPHQ/FBRLPPWHFD1FPHQ.SMALL.jpg fraz75 A nice chandelier inspired Thing of the Addams family. A hand reaches out from a mysterious box in the ceiling and holding a light bulb. I love this idea! Now I'll try to explain how I realize it. Realization of the hand First, I am dedicated to the realization of "Thing" and I ​​used the techni...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:11:07 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
Tres lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tres-lamp/
Tres lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/BB24/HFBK6Y8K/F81BB24HFBK6Y8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/BB24/HFBK6Y8K/F81BB24HFBK6Y8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/BB24/HFBK6Y8K/F81BB24HFBK6Y8K.SMALL.jpg timwikander For my third project as an Instructables Artist in Residence, I set out to design a simple yet sturdy desk lamp that almost anyone could make.  Drawing inspiration from scrap project materials and Hoang M Nguyen's "Lampfire", Tres Lamp is a customizable lamp that can be constructed with the most bas...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 20:21:37 PDT
Dining Room Light - When you can't afford it, MAKE IT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-Room-Light-When-you-cant-afford-it-MAKE/
Dining Room Light - When you can't afford it, MAKE IT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/LJ66/HET1EUA1/F96LJ66HET1EUA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/LJ66/HET1EUA1/F96LJ66HET1EUA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/LJ66/HET1EUA1/F96LJ66HET1EUA1.SMALL.jpg jmitch77 After I completed the Garage door table, my wife and I wanted to shed some light on it.  The fixture we had was something I had installed when I built our dining room addition several years ago.  It needed replaced with a more "interesting" look - one that would match the table.  The light we liked ...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 11:38:26 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
ice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-lamp/
ice lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N7ZO/HEQEG1PD/FZTN7ZOHEQEG1PD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N7ZO/HEQEG1PD/FZTN7ZOHEQEG1PD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N7ZO/HEQEG1PD/FZTN7ZOHEQEG1PD.SMALL.jpg lockershop (I have entered this for the "lamps and lighting" contest so If you think it is worthy of a vote I would be really grateful if you supported me in the contest ) Having seen some images of the Ice Hotel in Sweden I was inspired to make a fully functioning lamp entirely out of ice. After quite a few ...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:15:55 PDT
Blue Glass Mulberry Wood Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Glass-Mulery-Wood-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/Y4KV/HET0QX3E/FZMY4KVHET0QX3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/Y4KV/HET0QX3E/FZMY4KVHET0QX3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/Y4KV/HET0QX3E/FZMY4KVHET0QX3E.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios This was a project based around a specific slab of rare wood.  Finding Mulberry the size of these slabs in Montana requires decades and decades of ridged pruning to force the tree to stay low and get big.  Who knows how many pies this old girl provided her family before succumbing to old age.  This ...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:44:54 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/M25O/FTY4CTR0/FW2M25OFTY4CTR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/M25O/FTY4CTR0/FW2M25OFTY4CTR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/M25O/FTY4CTR0/FW2M25OFTY4CTR0.SMALL.jpg blindside360 Cheap DIY Projector screen for under $30This is a 16:9 ratio projector screen 100" Perfict for a basement game room,home Theater,computer monitor,(ect). This Project will run you $30 - $40 depending if the blackout cloth is on sale.So here's the list of materalsLath wood $7.99 (10) sheetsblack Spray...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
Rustic Tree Branch Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Tree-Branch-Lamp-Shades/
Rustic Tree Branch Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/FP13/HE7DAJPI/F6XFP13HE7DAJPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/FP13/HE7DAJPI/F6XFP13HE7DAJPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/FP13/HE7DAJPI/F6XFP13HE7DAJPI.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This might sound a bit funny, but the idea of making this lamp came from my.... dream! :p So, I decided to make my dream come true. This ible will show you how to make lamp shades from small tree logs. It's very easy to make, cheap too. Materials needed To make these lamp shades you'll need: ...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:05 PDT
Twinkling Patterned Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Patterned-Lamp-Shade/
Twinkling Patterned Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/HHZ4/HDYZC51S/FGKHHZ4HDYZC51S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/HHZ4/HDYZC51S/FGKHHZ4HDYZC51S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/HHZ4/HDYZC51S/FGKHHZ4HDYZC51S.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I didn't know crafting lamp shade would be this much fun, even last week I had no plan of making one. but now I have tons of ideas for lamp shades! Anyways, I tried to make a different lamp shade this time. It turned out to be really sweet and gentle. This ible will show how to make a twinkling patt...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 06:12:44 PDT
Recycled, Affordable, Portable Light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Affordable-Portable-Light-table/
Recycled, Affordable, Portable Light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/8ZMP/HDYZDSCB/FLR8ZMPHDYZDSCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/8ZMP/HDYZDSCB/FLR8ZMPHDYZDSCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/8ZMP/HDYZDSCB/FLR8ZMPHDYZDSCB.SMALL.jpg nickneubrand As an art major I wanted a portable light/drafting table and couldn't find one that would be cost effective so I made this: Materials: -2 1/4" Outer Diameter Cardboard tubes: Ask local print shops if they have extras from their paper rolls. (Most places just throw these things out, theres really ...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 15:14:07 PST
One Lamp, Multiple Shades! (easily changeable) http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Lamp-Multiple-Shades-easily-changeable/
One Lamp, Multiple Shades! (easily changeable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/K66U/HE07P5CV/F18K66UHE07P5CV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/K66U/HE07P5CV/F18K66UHE07P5CV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/K66U/HE07P5CV/F18K66UHE07P5CV.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz You can make anything out of cardboard! If you start listing them it won't come to an end. Cardboard have become quite popular in crafting lampshades, so I thought I'd give it a try. I always try to craft simple things and make the instructions as easy as possible. Anyways, this cardboard lampshade ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 08:00:17 PST
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Flooring-Platform-Bed/
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SMALL.jpg grahambass We had been sleeping on the floor for far too long, so we decided to build a bed and headboard. This instructable is just for the bed, the headboard will becoming soon.   I found a remainder lot of strand woven bamboo flooring on Craigslist, so we decided to use that as the cladding. It's pretty str...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:34 PDT