Instructables: exploring - lighting - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 02:16:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Custom Mario Bros Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Mario-Bros-Lamp/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:29:35 PDT
Hanging Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Lamp-1/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:58:25 PDT
LED Backlit Marquee Style Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Marquee-Style-Sign/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 19:08:30 PDT
Durable Flashlight With Wooden Accent http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Flashlight-With-Wooden-Accent/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 20:40:41 PDT
Lamps from Large Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamps-From-Large-Valves/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 19:10:52 PDT
LED Pineapple Gypsy Sign and Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pineapple-Gypsy-Sign-and-Stand/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 14:23:47 PDT
100W LED Torch Flash Light - Designing/3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-Torch-Flash-Light-Designing3D-Printing/
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Thu, 12 May 2016 06:58:56 PDT
Rustic Hanging Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Hanging-Lamp/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 06:17:29 PDT
How to make glow in the dark glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Glow-in-the-Dark-Glass/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 06:39:59 PDT
LED Bar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bar-Light/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:56:24 PDT
Collapsible Light Box For Easy Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Light-Box-for-Easy-Storage/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:34:09 PDT
Concrete Lamp - This Was a Failure http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-This-Was-a-Failure/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 02:28:22 PDT
Light Fixture - Film Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Fixture-Film-Reel/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:44:30 PDT
Moving Picture Generator Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Moving-Picture-Generator-Desk-Lamp/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 19:22:12 PDT
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0060 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinth-Eastwood-Nr-0060/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 06:49:53 PDT
Outdoor Ambience Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Ambience-Lighting/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 17:06:01 PDT
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0022 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinth-Eastwood-Nr-0022/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:38:56 PDT
DIY Butterfly Light Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Butterfly-Light-Decoration/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 23:47:24 PDT
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0033 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinth-Eastwood-Nr-0033/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 20:57:56 PDT
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0059 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinth-Eastwood-Nr-0059/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 17:05:55 PDT
How to make a Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lamp-2/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:26:31 PDT
DIY Lamp with LED Strips and Plumbing Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lamp-With-LED-Strips-and-Plumbing-Parts/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 20:05:11 PDT
Plinth Eastwood Nr. 0050 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinth-Eastwood-Nr-0050/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:58:32 PDT
Luxo Maginfying Lamp LED Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxo-Maginfying-Lamp-LED-Upgrade/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:09:25 PDT
LED Light Fixture Design and Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Studio-LED-Light-Fixtures/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 19:00:41 PDT
Fluorescent to LED conversion: Stealth Before & After http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-to-LED-Conversion-Stealth-Before-After/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 23:34:45 PDT
Recycled material designer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Material-Designer-Lamp/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 05:47:48 PDT
Dodecahedron Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-Light-Fixture/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:33:50 PST
USB Outlet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Outlet-Lamp/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 18:14:26 PST
Wooden LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-LED-Flashlight/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 23:51:34 PST
Repurposed Beer Sign to Local Business Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Beer-Sign-to-Local-Business-Sign/
Repurposed Beer Sign to Local Business Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/EH68/IKR7LJW8/FMKEH68IKR7LJW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/EH68/IKR7LJW8/FMKEH68IKR7LJW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/EH68/IKR7LJW8/FMKEH68IKR7LJW8.SMALL.jpg cerrmcneel This instructable, is an example of how something unwanted can be put to use. Fortunately, the dumpster gods were on my side the day I saw this. As I figure the restaurant on my street had received a new sign and they had discarded the old one right next to the dumpster. What you'll need: A razo...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:44:46 PST
900 LED Light Panel for Video and Photography // 360 degrees of rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/900-LED-Light-Panel-for-Video-and-Photography/
900 LED Light Panel for Video and Photography // 360 degrees of rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/ZPPL/IKVHY3ZF/FZAZPPLIKVHY3ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/ZPPL/IKVHY3ZF/FZAZPPLIKVHY3ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/ZPPL/IKVHY3ZF/FZAZPPLIKVHY3ZF.SMALL.jpg PatrickW51 So, professional grade LED Lighting panels are crazy expensive, it's stupid. I present you with my own (and soon your own) pro lighting panel. I call it pro because its not just some LEDs wired up. It's 75 Watts of 900 crisp white LEDs mounted on a full 360 degree rotatable/tiltable stand. But the b...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:30:38 PST
Remote-controlled Fabric Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Fabric-Lamp/
Remote-controlled Fabric Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/LG0L/IKU0EHL7/FJPLG0LIKU0EHL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/LG0L/IKU0EHL7/FJPLG0LIKU0EHL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/LG0L/IKU0EHL7/FJPLG0LIKU0EHL7.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH The tackiest thing... housed a poinsettia plant that I "won" at the holiday Yankee Swap party in December. I still have the plant, it's doing great, but I relieved it of the horrid bucket it was sitting in. It was so ugly I didn't want to photograph it as is. I spared you the eye-burn. Instead, I ...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:54:59 PST
How to make a wooden, USB powered, angle-poise LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USB-Powered-Angle-poise-LED-Lamp/
How to make a wooden, USB powered, angle-poise LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/54J7/IKOCR6CO/FEW54J7IKOCR6CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/54J7/IKOCR6CO/FEW54J7IKOCR6CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/54J7/IKOCR6CO/FEW54J7IKOCR6CO.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Hi there! In this instructable, I'll show you how to make your own USB-powered LED angle-poise lamp out of wood. You could upcycle some ripped down pallet wood to add character or just use strips of pine like I did. This project requires minimum skills and a handful of tools. Let's get started! ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:38:42 PST
A Worbench Light With a Convenient Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Worbench-Light-With-a-Convenient-Shelf/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:01:59 PST
Zebra Ply Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Zebra-Ply-Lamp/
Zebra Ply Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YGQN/IKMXGTYE/FNQYGQNIKMXGTYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YGQN/IKMXGTYE/FNQYGQNIKMXGTYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/YGQN/IKMXGTYE/FNQYGQNIKMXGTYE.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft In this Instructable I use some bits of walnut and scraps of ply wood to make a lamp for my little sister. She is a pretty cool kid so the contemporary design and stripes should be appreciated. I have wanted to make a lamp for her for some time but the right peace of wood never came up. After lookin...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:05:40 PST
Logo Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Logo-Light-Box/
Logo Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/L398/IKMVCZO7/FFTL398IKMVCZO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/L398/IKMVCZO7/FFTL398IKMVCZO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/L398/IKMVCZO7/FFTL398IKMVCZO7.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty Making a good presentation of your work and creating a good branding is one of the most important things you can do to improve success of your good quality work.Whether you are making videos on YouTube or opening a restaurant or design products shop, a logo light box is a really nice way to communic...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 05:06:37 PST
LED Heart Light Bulb Lamp for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Light-Bulb-Lamp-for-Valentines-Day/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:32:48 PST
Entry Lamp with Cork Base & Mesh Sphere Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Based-Entry-Lamp-With-Mesh-Sphere-Shade/
Entry Lamp with Cork Base & Mesh Sphere Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SMALL.jpg Rouverius For my first instructable, I want to share a quick and simple project that I recently made as part of a birthday present for my wife. It's easy to build and can be done in just a few hours. At our home, we've been talking about how the entry and main hallway is rather dark. So, during a recent walk ...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:48:58 PST
Light Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Cage/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:09:48 PST
How To Change Fresnel Lamp Sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Fresnel-Lamp-Sockets/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:00:25 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
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
Lightsaber Wall Lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Lightsaber-Lamp/
Lightsaber Wall Lamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Some of you know that the force is strong in my family, but sometimes the dark side tries to scare my young Padawan, specially in the nights when he dreams about conquers the Galaxy,but thats no problem for us.That´s why our main weapon it´s the Lightsaber but not any Lightsaber I´m Talking of my Hu...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:51:22 PST
Ikea Cupboard / Bookshelf Cove Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Cupboard-Bookshelf-Cove-Lighting/
Ikea Cupboard / Bookshelf Cove Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/K0QO/IJBPMXT0/FM1K0QOIJBPMXT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/K0QO/IJBPMXT0/FM1K0QOIJBPMXT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/K0QO/IJBPMXT0/FM1K0QOIJBPMXT0.SMALL.jpg makerturker The idea of this project was to make ambient lighting to our Ikea Cupboard as the glass of the lids were showing the reflecting image of the room instead of the materials in that has sentimental value.The led products sold in Ikea for this unit were a bit expensive and they were apparent (you direct...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:10:52 PST
Vintage Pipe Lamp with Touch Control Dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Pipe-Lamp-With-Touch-Control-Dimmer/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:35:34 PST
Sculpted by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-by-Fire/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:50:18 PST
Zip tie Spiral Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Spiral-Pendant-Lamp/
Zip tie Spiral Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/0X2G/IJAEKDRO/F0V0X2GIJAEKDRO.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya What would yo do if you have a piece of garden hose, some led strip and lots of zip ties? If I were you I could think of nothing but a lamp :D. Yes , a lamp and I love that expression on your face :)So Hello My dear fellows, I'm back after a break with my another original lamp project. Thank you dea...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:51:39 PST
Wire Flower Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Flower-Lamp/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:05:52 PST
Wooden USB-powered RGB-LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USB-powered-RGB-LED-Lamp/
Wooden USB-powered RGB-LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/U67H/IJ8UTZ6Y/F8AU67HIJ8UTZ6Y.SMALL.jpg llamamake I made this lamp originally as a last minute(okay, last two days) christmas gift for my sister. I wanted a special but fast-to-build lamp and this is what i came up with with the materials i had on hand that day. This is a rebuild.I was intrigued to program a One-Button control. It allows this lamp ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:46:30 PST