Instructables: exploring - workshop - light - popular Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:07:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bedside Reading Lamp
Bedside Reading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon HeySooooo , we went ahead and finished decorating our master bedroom ( Finally !! )And the last thing that was missing was Bedside Reading Lamps I have searched everywhere for a nice looking lamp, with good pleasant light ( yellowish ) and as usual -- cheapBut all the lamps were expensive , or bad ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:30:30 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
Concrete Light Bulb Coat Rack W/ Reclaimed Wood
Concrete Light Bulb Coat Rack W/ Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet We have lived in our house for five years now, and for five years we have had this awful coat rack in our basement hallway. It has these old wire hooks that will buckle under the slightest pressure. If you do by chance get one of your coats to stay up, as soon as you brush by it on your way down the...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:15:56 PDT
FBRKN String Lamp
FBRKN String Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> FBRKN Build a sixties inspired string lamp.At FBRKN we cut out the pieces in the laser cutter and the assembled them by clicking them together. The string then holds it all in place.Begin with downloading the AI vector file and convert it to fit your requirements. Cut, paint and absemble ...

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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 07:54:09 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 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
Body Heat Powered Flashlight
Body Heat Powered Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> MITinventorbot Humans are a living energy source. We produce body heat, we walk, and our blood flows throughout our body. All of these energy sources from our body can be used to generate electricity. So why have we not taken advantage of those sources, and used them, especially for people do not have access to el...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:28:19 PST
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB - More DIY How To Projects]]> deba168 In India, one of world’s largest, most populated countries, over 74 million rural households live without power. Children study in harmful smoke,average people spends 5% of their income on lighting fuel,people burns wood for lighting.A single kerosene wick burns an estimated 80 litres of fuel, produ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:12:37 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Wedge it in a crack. Get some light behind the refrigerator to inspect or under the couch to find that lost screw. Coil the en...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
The book of light
The book of light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor8o5 Since the ancient times, light has been associated with wisdom and understanding. There are many Latin expressions referencing the light, and many philosophers have used it in metaphors and analogies. I thought it would be cool to combine light, and all what it represents, with a book, which is also...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:44:17 PST
Fluorescent to LED conversion under $30
Fluorescent to LED conversion under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrisP14 Welcome to my first 'ible. I have done a lot of projects, but this is the first time I've documented one well enough to create an 'ible. The purpose of this was to create an LED lighting fixture that was as bright as a the original fluorescent, and even more economical on power. The side benefit wou...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:43:05 PST
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> justinlui IntroductionRecessed ceiling lights (a.k.a. pot lights) are commonly found in homes. However, the downlight they produce can be a bit harsh and glaring. To soften the light, try making this elegant and economical mylar light diffuser. All that's required are some fairly affordable materials, some...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:10:12 PST
Rubber Band Lamp
Rubber Band Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> krivas Make this super cool rubber band lamp with a few pieces of wood and some rubber bands! Gather Matherials (2) 4" Square Wood Plaques. I got a 4 pack from Hobby Lobby for $2.99 (4) 3/8" x 8" Wooden Dowels- you can get a long dowel and cut it to size Drill & Bits: Spur Point (3/8"), Spade B...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 23:56:53 PST
Mason Jar 6 light edison hanging lamp
Mason Jar 6 light edison hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> trimbandit We love mason jars at my house. Besides storing food, they are great for water glasses and bloody mary's.I saw something on the internet a while back where someone had made a hanging light featuring mason jars from a cheap vanity and I thought something similar would look great over our dinner table...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:29:57 PST
Lampshade For Livingroom
Lampshade For Livingroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon Hello EveryoneThis little instructable took place at my houseThe living room Build process #1 Drive to the nearest wood store and buy the desired size and diameter of the PlywoodCut it the size you wantMake sure the Plywood are smooth and good looking Cutting Cut the Plywood you desired siz...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:49:17 PST
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization)
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erik Boertjes I wanted to brighten these dark days by creating something with light. So why not make an acrylic tea light holder? ‘Acrylic’ in the sense that it is made from Plexiglas®, a type of plastic that looks like glass but is much lighter (in weight) and can be cut with a laser cutter.Oh and the design is...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:20:22 PST
Plane Light
Plane Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The Plane Light is a lamp celebrating simple materials designed for small batch production. Blocks of walnut or maple are split in matched halves, with light occupying the space between them. All the parts were designed using Autodesk Inventor HSM and created on computer controlled machines in small...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:29:30 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror
IKEA Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmilesson I decided to try building an infinity mirror after seeing this post here on instructables. I had the IKEA frame laying around and decided to try to use that, and it was actually a really god fit for this project. You'll need: IKEA Ribba Frame (ribba) LEDs - I used RGB (WS2812B) Mirror Film ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYPerks Welcome to this Instructable on how to make an awesome-looking mushroom light! I had this idea after taking part in last year's Make It Glow contest with my Shard Light instructable, and I'm excited to be taking part again this year with these mushroom lights.If you think this Instructable deserves ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 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
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a fun little project to build out of scrap pipe and an old mason jar. Another option is to buy the parts from the hardware store which should run around $50.This lamp was built from purchased ½” pipe and fittings. The fittings are generally bagged. The pipe comes with labels glued to the...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
how to make emergency candles
how to make emergency candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> sadyal If you are ever in a blackout or dont have candles this is a simple way to make candles. What you need cotton ballspoon potatobutterknife lighter or matches Cutting the potato first cut the potato in half then cut the ends of so it will be able to stand. Making a hole take the spoon and sc...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:18:44 PST
Yet another Batman lamp
Yet another Batman lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmilesson Been thinking about making fun bed light for my son, and came up with this one after I saw a similar bookshelf. But it turn out there's quite a few of these already, I discovered. But here's my version. You'll need: MDF wood board LED strip Wire 12V Connectors Adaptor Paint SwitchJigsaw Dr...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:19:54 PST
Icosahedron Lamp
Icosahedron Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustinfeider In this Instructable I will explain the process of building a Geodesic Lamp(s) using Google Sketch Up and an Epilog 120 Watt laser cutter. I start with very basic step-by-step instructions on how to render a Icosahedron using Sketch Up. If 3-d computer modeling is new to you this step will be very ...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present)
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) - More DIY How To Projects]]> toasteroven47 Here is an infinity mirror that I made as a birthday present for my girlfriend. Perfect if you are stuck for present ideas and want to tinker around a bit as it is a really simple creation. It only took me a couple of days of working for a few hours in the evening to make and i am very happy with th...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thomas_V Hello,We are three students Industrial Design in our second year at University of Ghent.We were instructed to design and make a plexiglass chandelier that chould be produced with our own designed DIY plexiglass bender.We were allowed to use standard DIY tools and digital production techniques like l...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
Flip Lantern
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Light Your Drill / Mill
Light Your Drill / Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> joe.andolina Good lighting is important to doing good work. This is a simple project to help get your drill press or milling machine out of the dark. You will be installing an led ring around your spindle. I used an "Angel Eye" intended for use on a car. That was a mistake, you should use an LED ring. My Angel E...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:14:38 PST
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80%
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% - More DIY How To Projects]]> bhvm I have this Lil' Scooter named Honda Activa.And like most other 2 wheelers, It has so called "Headlights" that are dim as candles.Stay with me and you'll learn how its easy to make them very bright and for not much. The culprit Most of the people might be thinking that the weak link for poor illu...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:48:16 PST
Star Light Tree Topper
Star Light Tree Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell If I haven't mentioned this before, I love hardware stores. I also love making lamps. So as part of my holiday tree plan, I made the Star Light Tree Topper using only parts from my local hardware store. I'm so happy with how it turned out! (Almost as much as I love the disco gif of it turning on and...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:06:52 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar If you want to try you hand at making a lamp this is a really great and simple project that combines a lamp with a piece of furniture. Storage shelves are always in demand and pairing that with a lamp makes a lot of sense. This written tutorial is a companion to the video to make the whole process e...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 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
How to make a BAT-signal
How to make a BAT-signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hi,Today we are going to learn how to make a BAT-signal to call the batman !!So let's go ! Stuff needed. To make this light we need : A cardboard pipe ø 30 cm is a good size but the first objective is to make this props with reclamation stuff. so if you can find an other size it's also cool !Impo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox
Make A Cordless Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> imwilly Recently designed and constructed this light-box which requires no 'mains' power supply. Just insert a 9V DC battery.Have just finished my upload file and wanted to share.Now everyone can make their on light-boxes. Wanted to get it out there before someone tried making everyone pay for it.Cheapest A...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Wood Lightsaber
Wood Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmacfarlane This project started as an idle musing at work. "Wonder if I could make a lightsaber?" As it turns out, yes! And so can you! Assuming you have wood working tools, a soldering iron, and a weekend to spend doing sometimes-tedious work.This is currently just a fancy LED flashlight, but you can make it ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:48:04 PST
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
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Koji Crill Let's kick this thing off with a couple preliminary questions. Do you have eyes? Do you like awesome things?If you've answered yes to more than none of these questions than I've got the perfect project for you!I'm going to show you how to make a remote controlled lamp out of transparent flyers fr...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case)
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PATHfab When I started my residency at Pier 9 just over a month ago, I wanted to quickly test out some of the machines I had recently received training on. One of those was the Metabeam Laser – a 400 watt laser with a 4’x4’ bed –a great prototyping machine! I didn’t want to spend a lot of time on these tes...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:25:34 PDT
Handmade Decorative Diya (Oil Lamps)
Handmade Decorative Diya (Oil Lamps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make Diya are traditional oil lamps of India. The Diya are very elegant and simple to make too. When lit they give a peaceful ray of light. During Diwali, which is the festival of light every Indian homes are lit with Diya (Oil Lamps) which is such a beautiful sight to see. Decorative Oil Lamps are used ...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:01:42 PDT
How to fix your check engine light.
How to fix your check engine light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng Fixing your car doesn't have to be expensive. Thanks to the age of information, anyone can be a "Google Mechanic". While this specific repair may not match your situation, it's the same process. So let's get rid of that annoying orange light. A word of caution: if you have little or zero experience ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
LED Ambient Lamp
LED Ambient Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shadeseeker238 Hello and welcome to my very first instruction (with hopefully more coming in the future).I want to present a little project I created as a birthday present, done in about a day and despite the design being quite simple pretty impressive when accomplished. Step 1: Tools & Materials These are just...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:21:47 PDT
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
Ring Pendant Light
Ring Pendant Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikenuke This instructable is made for the contest of "hand tools only" Thank you! Materials I happen to have some scrap aluminum sheet stripes and was thinking how to make something from them. Tools All you need is -some rivets - river gun- power drill - packaging tape- led stripe-a hammer or I my ca...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:21:44 PDT
Halloween Skull hanging lamp
Halloween Skull hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tye Rannosaurus It's almost that time of the year, and in the spirit of truly terrifying (and affordably priced) props, here is my own DIY skull lamp. Use it to cast a little light onto those dark corners of your favorite haunted mansion! Get inspired by the totally awesome designer edition... So, have you seen...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Street light floor lamp
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Doily Lamp
Doily Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> kazmataz It's time to give the dated doily a facelift - and what better way than really highlighting the unique lace patterns in a lamp!  It took me a few tries, but after a bit of troubleshooting I've put together here an easy-to-follow tutorial so you can make your own Doily Lamp, as seen on reMade USA. E...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 16:56:34 PST
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
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> goldlego This is a terrific lamp that will surely compliment any room. This awesome lamp can change color with the aid of its remote control. Also the remote can adjust its brightness. The style can be customized with 3 different included designs or you can create your own design! Not only does it look great...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:18:52 PDT
DIY PROJECTOR LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> tominjose Hi im with my next project diy projector lampThis is a cool and simple diy project try it ,Enjoy Materials Needed Ball (it can be a plastic,wooden which can drill easily) Support stand Base for support Bulb (any type /any watts ) Support part for ball Bulb holder Drill Wires/plugs Brush/paint...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:28:16 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club Great way to light up the path to your door, back yard, party, or special occasion. These bulb lights are quick and easy to make and can be hung up or set on a table, walkway, road, etc. We used a couple different color LEDs to see the affect of them. Ally Cat liked the green and Kitty Cat loved the...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT