Instructables: exploring - lamps - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:08:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wax on Ice lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-on-Ice-lamp/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:06:59 PDT
Gas lantern rebirth http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-lantern-rebirth/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 03:35:59 PDT
Wright Light -I made at TechShop (www.techshop.ws) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wright-Light-I-made-at-TechShop-wwwtechshopws/
Wright Light -I made at TechShop (www.techshop.ws) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/Q511/HT0R8OS6/FG9Q511HT0R8OS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/Q511/HT0R8OS6/FG9Q511HT0R8OS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/Q511/HT0R8OS6/FG9Q511HT0R8OS6.SMALL.jpg jmngray01 This is my Wright Light Base (Named in honor of Frank Lloyd Wright since it has a similar style). I'm making it for our entry way indoors. You can create it out of cardboard or wood. I love to recycle, so I used all recyclable materials that were being thrown out or from leftover projects. I w...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:33:54 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
DIY desktop lamp (The Lighthouse) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-desktop-lamp-The-Lighthouse/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:42:51 PDT
Wooden Architect Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Architect-Lamp/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 19:46:47 PST
Firefly Jar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Jar/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:29:06 PST
Industrial Edison style lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Edison-style-lamp/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 21:58:23 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
super mario lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/super-mario-lamp/
super mario lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/PNBK/HRBE3ZGO/FNIPNBKHRBE3ZGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/PNBK/HRBE3ZGO/FNIPNBKHRBE3ZGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/PNBK/HRBE3ZGO/FNIPNBKHRBE3ZGO.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch Here is my first IKEA hack! Notice that you are working with hazardous voltage in this instructable!!! Only do this if you know what you are doing!!!   The Component list You need something like this parts: 1x sangen (IKEA lamp)http://www.ikea.com/de/de/catalog/products/1019662... ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 12:47:41 PST
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Plywood-Lamp/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:04:21 PST
Clairvoyant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clairvoyant-Lamp/
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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
Light-Up Dry Erase Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Dry-Erase-Message-Board/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 21:14:10 PST
A knight's lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-knights-lamp/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:54:09 PST
Moire Effect Spinning Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Moire-Effect-Spinning-Lamp/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:24:55 PST
Stalactite Paper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Stalactite-Paper-Lamp/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:27:27 PST
Toilet paper roll - lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-paper-roll---lamp/
Toilet paper roll - lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SMALL.jpg ale anton What to do with the toilet paper tubes? Since 1879 when the [ttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet_paper Scott Paper] Company sells the first toilet paper on a roll, the remainig tube have been discarted. Now you can reuse them to make this fabolus lamp. materials 32 toilet paper tubes 1 stapler 1 ...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 10:32:19 PDT
Industrial-style Minecraft torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-style-Minecraft-torch/
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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/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 09:56:59 PST
10W LED fiber light source http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-fiber-light-source/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:45:40 PST
Fantasy Light-Burst Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lampshade/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 06:42:24 PST
Skyscraper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyscraper-Lamp/
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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
Nagelier: the chandelier that nags you to get off the couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Nagelier-the-chandelier-that-nags-you-to-get-off-t/
Nagelier: the chandelier that nags you to get off the couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/TF6R/HMLB4EP0/FDMTF6RHMLB4EP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/TF6R/HMLB4EP0/FDMTF6RHMLB4EP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/TF6R/HMLB4EP0/FDMTF6RHMLB4EP0.SMALL.jpg biobonnie This project is our first foray into the realm of inspirational furniture -- smart household objects that know about you and encourage you to reach your goals and be your best self. Wearable sensors like the Fitbit are a great way to track your activity level, and we love using Fitbit to encourage u...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:07:44 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
Hanging Concrete lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Concrete-lamp/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:13:25 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
A fancy LED reading lamp made from a spray-can http://www.instructables.com/id/A-fancy-LED-reading-lamp-made-from-a-spray-can/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 15:03:35 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...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 06:05:00 PDT
Gas Nozzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Nozzle-Lamp/
Gas Nozzle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/DVEV/HJ6031Q9/FMHDVEVHJ6031Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/DVEV/HJ6031Q9/FMHDVEVHJ6031Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/DVEV/HJ6031Q9/FMHDVEVHJ6031Q9.SMALL.jpg knife141 At a junk sale one day, I happened on an old gas nozzle that looked lonesome and needed a home.  As soon as I saw it I thought, "lamp!"  So, it had to come home with me. The materials used for this project included an old gas nozzle, light socket, lamp cord and switch, a threaded lamp stem & nuts, ...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:29:17 PDT
Etching waste green/blue candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-waste-greenblue-candle/
Etching waste green/blue candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/2ZV3/HIWOUF4C/F7U2ZV3HIWOUF4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/2ZV3/HIWOUF4C/F7U2ZV3HIWOUF4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/2ZV3/HIWOUF4C/F7U2ZV3HIWOUF4C.SMALL.jpg Sparticles This instructable shows the use of Copper Chloride as a fire colourant and the production of a small candle which can be used with a standard candle holder. First of all, let me adress the fact that this, like most coloured fires, involves some chemicals that are not very good for the enviroment. S...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 13:38:44 PDT
Tin Can Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Lamp-1/
Tin Can Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/2L6V/HIXCLIBQ/FEF2L6VHIXCLIBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/2L6V/HIXCLIBQ/FEF2L6VHIXCLIBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/2L6V/HIXCLIBQ/FEF2L6VHIXCLIBQ.SMALL.jpg maybolicious Hello, folks. In this instructable I would like to present to you my take on the "tin can lamp". For quite some time I wanted to do something with an empty can that was sitting around, and since I am a great deal into all-things- lamps, I decided to give it a try. For this instructable you need so...
By: maybolicious

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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 12:01:46 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
Bring your solar powered lamps back to life http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-your-solar-powered-lamps-back-to-life/
Bring your solar powered lamps back to life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/D300/HI3U2B5U/FKBD300HI3U2B5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/D300/HI3U2B5U/FKBD300HI3U2B5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/D300/HI3U2B5U/FKBD300HI3U2B5U.SMALL.jpg Niessuh Everybody has a bunch of these at home. You see them in the store, buy them, put them in your yard and depending on their quality you will be throwing them a way a few weeks to a season later. Solar powered lamps work like this; 1. Sun shines on the solar panel. The battery gets charged. 2. Once i...
By: Niessuh

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 01:47:21 PDT
Pocket-Size Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Size-Oil-Lamp/
Pocket-Size Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/38Y1/5C0ETVPLWEH/FZV38Y15C0ETVPLWEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/38Y1/5C0ETVPLWEH/FZV38Y15C0ETVPLWEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/38Y1/5C0ETVPLWEH/FZV38Y15C0ETVPLWEH.SMALL.jpg CanDo Yes! Score! Free mini-shampoo bottles from that cheap hotel! Err, now what do I do with them? Why, make lamps of course! This is a lamp which will burn many oils (Canola Oil - A couple dollars at the grocery store for more than you'll ever need, and free in the kitchen - is my personal favorite). I...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2006 22:30:27 PST
VW Taillight Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Taillight-Lamp/
VW Taillight Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YKFR/HH2W0567/FV4YKFRHH2W0567.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YKFR/HH2W0567/FV4YKFRHH2W0567.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/YKFR/HH2W0567/FV4YKFRHH2W0567.SMALL.jpg grandpasgarage As you may guess, I am truly a VW nut. My biggest problem? I will read VW books, magazines, catalogs, and manuals while in bed. If only I had a lamp... Then it struck me! Turn the spare taillight for my 1973 super beetle into a lamp! Now how cool would that be? Materials To complete this instru...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 15:46:16 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
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
Book Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Light/
Book Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JE1I/HGH6Y6OQ/FUTJE1IHGH6Y6OQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JE1I/HGH6Y6OQ/FUTJE1IHGH6Y6OQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JE1I/HGH6Y6OQ/FUTJE1IHGH6Y6OQ.SMALL.jpg scooterB So I recently saw the book light that Typerwriter Boneyard put together and really liked it... Except for the $140 price tag.  So I decided to make my own.  This was not a very technical build but was time consuming with getting the wiring channels cut out.  Total cost was right around $35.  $20 of ...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 20:03:04 PDT
How to turn your old liquor bottles into desk lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-old-liquor-bottles-into-desk-lamp/
How to turn your old liquor bottles into desk lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PIU1/GW89MDRW/F2UPIU1GW89MDRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PIU1/GW89MDRW/F2UPIU1GW89MDRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/PIU1/GW89MDRW/F2UPIU1GW89MDRW.SMALL.jpg Hank_2k This tutorial is a rough guide to creating a home made electrical good. I am in no way responsible for your electrical burns, sliced fingers or ruining your mothers favourite glass vase as practise. That said, every step I outline in this tutorial is relatively safe if you follow the instructions wi...
By: Hank_2k

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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 10:19:32 PST
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
Bicycle headlight shelf lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-headlight-shelf-lamp/
Bicycle headlight shelf lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7L5R/HDYZ7W8R/FWR7L5RHDYZ7W8R.SMALL.jpg zralla Hi everybody , i'm from italy and i love bikes. I ride 'em , fix 'em and create stange object with old parts. You can find some of them here: http://www.2you.it/ilmecca/Page7.html                                                             (it's in italian but the photos are self explanatory) or h...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:50:59 PDT
A simple lamp made from laminated wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-lamp-made-from-laminated-wood/
A simple lamp made from laminated wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI9M/HFONR554/FRWDI9MHFONR554.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI9M/HFONR554/FRWDI9MHFONR554.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI9M/HFONR554/FRWDI9MHFONR554.SMALL.jpg Vidar_76 Hi everybody! In my education to become a licensed wood/metal shop teacher i got to build many things. One of the assignments was to experiment with laminated bent wood. We should do a round part, a part made from a solid piece with cut grooves, and try to laminate something we haven’t done before....
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 23:03:58 PDT
Modern standing lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-standing-lamp/
Modern standing lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NR0E/HFD1F1UK/FUONR0EHFD1F1UK.SMALL.jpg HHarry I opted to create a standing lamp with the connecting steel pipe as thin as possible. The lamp had to represent something elegant and unusual, with the use of modern lighting technology. With the right tools this lamp is easy to make. The total cost was around 25 dollar. Materials and Tool...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 15:56:28 PDT
LED lamp for your workspace/ desktop/ table... http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lamp-for-your-workspace-desktop-table-1/
LED lamp for your workspace/ desktop/ table... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/D3W6/HFD17ZAZ/FR7D3W6HFD17ZAZ.SMALL.jpg maybolicious The Black & White collection. Designed and crafted by Maybolicious. I wanted to make a led lap for my desktop area that you can also use for reading at night. I have always like how Black and White compliment each other and have this distinct appeal that you can not miss. For this project I used ...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:52:12 PDT
Nest table lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Nest-table-lamp/
Nest table lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/A2TD/HFD1DM06/FRJA2TDHFD1DM06.SMALL.jpg HHarry After a long cold winter, the sunlight is getting warmer and we enjoy to go back outside: the first flowers blossoming, the birds singing, … This atmosphere of springtime inspired me to create a new table lamp. This lamp is easy to make and cost around 30 dollars. Materials and Tools Mate...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:18:58 PDT
Simple looking LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-looking-LED-wall-light/
Simple looking LED wall light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/652R/HFD1K6GU/FFC652RHFD1K6GU.SMALL.jpg HHarry My little sister needed a new wall light for her dressing. She asked me to give it the looks of a spotlight with the wide beam angle of a regular light. The result is this wall light. The total cost was around 35 dollar. Materials and tools Materials Wooden board (MDF 12mm) L...
By: HHarry

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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 17:41:23 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...
By: lindarose92

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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 16:25:58 PDT