Instructables: exploring - lighting - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:17:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 "Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
DIY Negatoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Negatoscope/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:13:40 PDT
Homemade Lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Lightbulb/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:27:45 PDT
The Tesseract-from The Avengers http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tesseract-from-The-Avengers/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:32:01 PDT
IKEA HACK: easy lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-easy-lamps/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:29:49 PDT
Swirly PVC Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-PVC-Pendant-Light/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:19:11 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Hand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-1/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Making a 3D Lamp From an MRI and Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-3D-Lamp-From-an-MRI-and-Recycled-Material/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:49:06 PDT
LED Upgrade For High Wattage Church Pendant Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Upgrade-For-High-Wattage-Church-Pendant-Lights/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:58:44 PDT
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-Watt-DIY-Light-for-Indie-Film-and-Photography/
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/9EHA/HW6HYYAX/F0K9EHAHW6HYYAX.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I am an indie film maker/photographer. If you want to see examples of the light in action for video, visit www.youtube.com/propergents. If you want to see examples of the light in action for my photography, visit www.curtosnoir.com I was inspired by Griffin Hammond and his 800 watt light. Here is hi...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:11:42 PDT
Livingroom Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Livingroom-Lamps/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 09:49:45 PDT
Glass and Wood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-and-Wood-Lamp/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 21:53:08 PDT
Laser Cut Constellation Projection Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Constellation-Projection-Lamp/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:52:56 PDT
Brass Industrial Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Industrial-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
Pony Bead Flower Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pony-Bead-Flower-Lights/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 12:01:09 PDT
Steampunk Porch Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Porch-Light/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:58:16 PDT
Tree Branch Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Branch-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:35:49 PDT
Edison bulb pendant light fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-bulb-pendant-light-fixture/
Edison bulb pendant light fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/8BEM/HW3K5SIK/FDF8BEMHW3K5SIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/8BEM/HW3K5SIK/FDF8BEMHW3K5SIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/8BEM/HW3K5SIK/FDF8BEMHW3K5SIK.SMALL.jpg ddw36 This antique/distressed edison pendant light fixture is perfect for an industrial look and can fit into many arts and crafts style homes. These type of lights can go for $900 or more, so building it yourself can save a lot of money. The design is highly configurable as well to find your need. The in...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 15:13:33 PDT
Wire Orb Ball Light Fixtures http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Orb-Ball-Light-Fixtures/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 00:40:44 PDT
Pallet Wood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Lamp/
Pallet Wood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z15U/HW0FW7IT/F77Z15UHW0FW7IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z15U/HW0FW7IT/F77Z15UHW0FW7IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z15U/HW0FW7IT/F77Z15UHW0FW7IT.SMALL.jpg alexovic Perhaps you have a wooden construction pallet that you're trying to get rid of or are simply seeking a use for those pesky, shop-cluttering scrap boards in your garage. With a few dinged up boards, some basic lighting components, wing nuts and a tin can, I'll show you how to turn this junkyard pile ...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:04:22 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 PDT
Community Lightboxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Community-Lightboxes/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:15:10 PDT
Amped Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Amped-Floor-Lamp/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:13:41 PDT
Lamp Shade, Paper, Modular http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-Shade-Paper-Modular/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 21:31:42 PDT
Hanging Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skateboard-Light/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:45:02 PDT
Paper Cut Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Cut-Shadow-Box/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:33:48 PDT
Wood Veneer Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Veneer-Sun-Jar/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:42:03 PDT
Vintage Look - Jungle Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Lantern/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 00:44:10 PDT
Soda Can Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Can-Lights/
Soda Can Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/YXPZ/HVJ3B8EG/FPPYXPZHVJ3B8EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/YXPZ/HVJ3B8EG/FPPYXPZHVJ3B8EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/YXPZ/HVJ3B8EG/FPPYXPZHVJ3B8EG.SMALL.jpg bclimb Materials 1/2 in. wood 1/4 in. wood Wood glue (Titebond) 4 aluminum soda cans (12oz.) Flexible, adhesive LED light strip (12v) 9v battery 9v battery clip connector Rocker switch Hot glue/glue gun Heat shrink tubingTools Pocket knife Wire gloves ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 15:25:05 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Light/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:34:43 PDT
LED Chandelier - Dollar Store Chic! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chandelier-Dollar-Store-Chic/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 06:47:27 PDT
Make a Customized PCB Nightlight with the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Customized-PCB-Nightlight-with-the-Othermil/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:28:03 PDT
Laser Cut Beehive Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Beehive-Light/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 15:03:24 PDT
Concrete Garden Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Lighting/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 17:16:41 PDT
Fibre Pot Wall Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibre-Pot-Wall-Lamp/
Fibre Pot Wall Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/Y9DF/HUPMUZAA/F2FY9DFHUPMUZAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/Y9DF/HUPMUZAA/F2FY9DFHUPMUZAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/Y9DF/HUPMUZAA/F2FY9DFHUPMUZAA.SMALL.jpg höztürk Fibre Pot Wall LampDesign+Production by Hande Öztürk What do you need? MATERİALS-55 fibre pots-2 box white spray paint-2 box yellow spray paint-1 box lusterless gray spray paint-1 box spray varnish-Putty(İnterior Wall)-Water-MDF(35x 68)-Cardboard-Stapler -2 Bulb(28w)-2 porcelain socket-2m elect...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:49:10 PDT
Easy pixel nightstand lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-pixel-nightstand-lamp/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 06:59:23 PDT
Concrete Lamp - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-DIY/
Concrete Lamp - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NSKX/HUM7D6AQ/FL9NSKXHUM7D6AQ.SMALL.jpg çcgdm It only takes a few supplies to have a lightening that seems as if it is created by the touch of a designer . Get ready! We are getting started! Step 1 : Tools - Lean concrete - One big and one small plastic container for moulding - 3 timber footing with a diameter of 28 mm - Insulating material...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:52:56 PDT
Transparent Lampshade Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Lampshade-Design/
Transparent Lampshade Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/SWBS/HUMRVWDO/FIDSWBSHUMRVWDO.SMALL.jpg şözsüngü What do you need? • 200 x 150 cm Plexiglas Thickness: 3mmOptionally color and texture may vary dependent.• Plexiglass adhesive (Chloroform)• electrical wiring• 8 watts color night light Do yourself template First of all we need to model our design in 3d platform. To make it 3d i used software ca...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:41:50 PDT
Parabolic String Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-String-Lamp/
Parabolic String Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8BUY/HSHQQEIM/FTL8BUYHSHQQEIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8BUY/HSHQQEIM/FTL8BUYHSHQQEIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8BUY/HSHQQEIM/FTL8BUYHSHQQEIM.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura This Parabolic String lamp is made out of laser cut wood, yarn, and a pendant light kit. I was thumbing through some vintage interior design magazines and found all these kind of cool examples of Parabolic String Art. I examined it closely and figured out how the illusions of curves appeared in ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:13:16 PST
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
Vintage LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-LED-Chandelier/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:07:12 PST
Wine bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-bottle-lamp-1/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 16:46:28 PST
Kitchen Chandelier. Coffee cups and silverware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Chandelier-Coffee-cups-and-silverware/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 03:23:50 PST
DIY: Antler Mount Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Antler-Mount-Lamp/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 13:22:42 PST
Tunnel Book with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Tunnel-Book-with-Arduino/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:28:21 PST
Simple LED Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Desk-Light/
Simple LED Desk Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DLF1/HNRLLSUH/FHEDLF1HNRLLSUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DLF1/HNRLLSUH/FHEDLF1HNRLLSUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DLF1/HNRLLSUH/FHEDLF1HNRLLSUH.SMALL.jpg enelson8 I was tired of having to get new light bulbs and having to readjust my desk light, so I built my own easily movable LED desk light. First receive the materials First you must get the materials shown here, solder, a soldering pencil, solid and stranded wire, LED lights, a bread board to test the c...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:21:29 PST
Recreating the Moooi Random light by Bertjan Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-the-Moooi-Random-light-by-Bertjan-Pot/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:48:28 PST
LED outdoor umbrella lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-outdoor-umbrella-lighting/
LED outdoor umbrella lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/96XB/HLJVDY5W/FYN96XBHLJVDY5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/96XB/HLJVDY5W/FYN96XBHLJVDY5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/96XB/HLJVDY5W/FYN96XBHLJVDY5W.SMALL.jpg ALadyDragon Intro: My goal was to have outdoor lighting and also shelter from the summer sun.  Where we could enjoy the holidays, parties and barbecues. I have a concrete area that is 6 meters long by 4 meters wide.  At the moment I cant afford to build a patio over an outdoor concrete area. I thought about in...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:47:44 PST