Instructables: exploring - lighting - led - featured Wed, 2 Sep 2015 04:07:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Pipe Lamp
DIY Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mukeshnb This pipe lamp is designed totally to give a better ambiance . The small LED inside bottle gives looker an refreshing scene of fireflies buzzing around.A tree like structure is designed using PVCS and bulbs are placed at the end.It is Easy and fast to do. Check out. Materials Here is a checklist...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:20:51 PDT
Lámpara MakersLabámpara-MakersLab/
Lámpara MakersLab - More DIY How To Projects]]> Recyclatech Este es una guía para crear un llavero-lámpara en MDF con la forma del cohete del MakersLab. Este es el proyecto final del curso introductorio al MakersLab "Sé un maker". Aquí encontrarás todos las instrucciones necesarias para completar tu proyecto y los archivos para realizar el corte en láser.Mat...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:29:47 PDT
Makerbot Night Light
Makerbot Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> DankoA Led Makerbot Night Light This is my twist on the single LED version using led strips & a usb blinky to drive the LED strips.BOM1. 3D printer Makerbot Case (thingverse)2. USB Blinky (Tindie or Hackaday Shop)3. LED addressable strip(WS2812B RGB LED Strip - Amazon, Ebay etc.)4. 4 PC power supply ...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:57:39 PDT
Marshmallow LED light
Marshmallow LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> licheness Whatever possessed me to buy a whole bag of those absolutely humungous marshmallows?! Really! They are so big, that the kids cannot even fit them in their mouths. We did roast them over a campfire in the backyard, once last summer, just for fun, when we had a bunch of friends and their kids over. Th...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:16:16 PDT
Árbol de luz (Portrait)Árbol-de-luz-Portrait/
Árbol de luz (Portrait) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kraeheTishka Hola...Para mi suerte en The inventor´s House hubo 2 Building night, para jugar con la Portrait, así que en esta ocasión, convencí a mi amigo Don Raul para que me acompañara y que conociera esta maravillosa maquina. Entonces nos pusimos a jugar, y este fue uno de los resultados...Una pequeña lampar...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:17:10 PDT
Eclipse Lamp
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
Milk Bottle Lamp
Milk Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman Milk bottles, once a stalwart household companion, have been through a rough patch. In the sixties, over a quarter of Americans had milk delivered; by 2004, it was less than one percent. However, the rise of organic foods and CSA's have brought delivery back. Instead of flimsy plastic cartons, our l...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:24:15 PDT
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Makers,If you are wondering what makes this DIY backlight instructable so special when there are already so many available, read on :).These days everyone has a TV , to be precise an LED, LCD or Plasma TV. So why need a TV backlight? A simple answer is to reduce strain on eyes and add a great ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 03:29:39 PDT
HOW TO MAKE AUTOMATIC LED CUP - More DIY How To Projects]]> romanursuhack In today's video video I'll show you how to make a glass with automatic lighting. If you are waiting for some holiday or just arrange a party why not surprise your friends with something absolutely terrific, as a glass with automatic lighting. Filling the glass with automatic lighting with a ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:56:38 PDT
Hidden Silhouette Lamp
Hidden Silhouette Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON This simple wooden block has a secret: with the click of a switch it becomes a table lamp! Using plywood, wood veneer, LEDs, and some simple electronic wiring, this project comes together in about a weekend to make a fun lamp for the home or office. Design The idea for this project was pretty sim...

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:10:45 PDT
Glow in the dark Batman Light
Glow in the dark Batman Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> FeyeCreations A few days ago I posted this Batman Light to 9gag. I got a lot of positive reactions and people asked me to do an instructable on this, so here it is. When I started on this project it wasn't clear what it was going to be yet. That is why some steps may seem weird or in the wrong order. Cutting ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:50:29 PDT
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp is a backlit unicorn wall-hanging that glows bright with rainbow magic. Of course by "rainbow magic" I am actually reffering to a controllable double-wide, super-bright, rainbow LED strip. This lamp was made in commemoration of the creation of the unicorn emoji, the Su...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:52:31 PDT
Faux Window Mood Light
Faux Window Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad For all of you currently living in your parents' basement or will move back to live in your parents' basement, dress out your windowless abode with this neat faux window mood light. Btw, your own room has already been rented out long ago.Build this if you want to similate the morning glow of a red d...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:32:44 PDT
LED LAB LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> ELECTROOPO MATERIALS and KNOWLEDGE about MATERIALS For this instructable we need:- Pvc tube- Led strip- Aluminium foil- Duct tape- A power suply- Some cable- Spray glueAnd also these basic tools:- A ruler- A cutter- Something to mark like a "Sharpie" (a cutter or an x-acto knife work better)- A hacksaw- A dri...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 06:46:39 PDT
Paper cylinder lights
Paper cylinder lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> narced133 Our railroad-style apartment has a long 45-foot hallway that never had working lights. After spending 4 years trying to convince our landlord to fix them I decided to build my own. The lights are constructed of a metal frame wrapped in a cylinder of thin lace paper with a strip of LEDs running down ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT
LED Plank Light
LED Plank Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> makerblog While browsing at Pinterest I found a picture of a LED Plank Light an fell immediately in love with the design. The build is actually ridiculously easy. You will need:1 LED Strip (about 1m)2 Wood Planks1 Smaller Wood Plank in the height of your LED Stripes heightsome Wood Glue Glueing First glue ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:02:40 PDT
Make a portable usb powered led lamp
Make a portable usb powered led lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimmystyler I'm going to show you how to build a bright and cheap portable usb led lamp that you could use while doing multi purpose jobs. It's always useful to have a spotlight for example when soldering, when working on your motorbike, or when doing your favourite diy things. This device will be powered by an...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:52 PDT
Instamorph LED Light Chandelier Bulbs
Instamorph LED Light Chandelier Bulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid I am in the process of refinishing an old brass chandelier and building my own LED lights for it. When the Instamorph Build Night popped up, I had the immediate idea to create flame-shaped LED light bulb covers, as well as a traditional light bulb shape. The flames are the kind of bulbs you tend to ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 22:52:57 PDT
LED Acrylic Glass Sign
LED Acrylic Glass Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, I made a LED acrylic sign.You will need:For the Sign: Acrylic glassI used a 100 X 80 X 5 mm sheet Mini drill with diamond burr bits. Stencil knife Picture/print out for the stencilFor the base:Instamorph moldable plastic2 LED's with a battery holder, batteries and a switch Fo...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:48:58 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp
Picture Frame Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 If you can make a picture frame, you can make this!Mitered maple frame accented with walnut keys and LED strip lighting with remote control. Sure it's a little modern, but you can change it easily to suit your needs. Design Sit down with yourself and come up with a design you like. Argue if you m...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
Speaker to Desktop Lamp
Speaker to Desktop Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> awall99 I had this small Dog Speakers, but they were broken, so I converted them to a Desktop Lamp Took it appart and I tryed to get the speaker out as good as I could Wiring all and putting the dog together.I used a E27 bulbholder A 7 Euro color led lamp from ebay.1'st test, OKThe led lamp fitt...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:33:19 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
Vintage Flash Light Lamp
Vintage Flash Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer I love hacking old, vintage flashlights, the more unusual the better. Recently I came across a couple of old flashlights in a op-shop and picked them up for a couple of bucks. As cool as they are, their not very practical, especially considering the insides are void of all necessary bits to make i...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:08:03 PDT
LED Floodlight Power Station
LED Floodlight Power Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrettHacks Stumbling around in the dark, trying to decide whether stringing 200 feet of extension cord, or continuing with my wimpy rechargeable light would get me home sooner, was the inspiration for this project. So on completion of the job, I began to contemplate my next build. It could not just be a rech...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:15:47 PDT
Paper Coffee Cup Led Lampshade
Paper Coffee Cup Led Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> kozols Idea about this Paper coffee cup lampshade crossed my mind at the moment I saw those simply beautiful paper cups at my local favorite coffee shop. What you need Materials:- 3 paper coffee cups- 1 simple wood board 300mm X 50mm X 10mm- 3 of E14 LED Bulb Light Lamp 3W Warm White 240V - those I had...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:05:12 PDT
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
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
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
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
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
The Positively Amazing Negative Lamp
The Positively Amazing Negative Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> tomatoskins Having a love for retro tech, (including the good old fashioned 35mm camera) I wanted to make something that would bring that technology back in a way that is easy to display. Remembering the light table from my high school photo class, a lamp was the best answer to the dark, filmless, black and whi...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:34:22 PST
Laser cut wood veneer lamp
Laser cut wood veneer lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andrius Sta This laser cut dodecahedron wood veneer lamp is part of a “Temporaries” series that I designed together with Toon Welling and Jonathan Kraayeveld. In case you want to buy one or see the other shapes here’s a link to our webshop. In case you want to make one yourself please follow through with the in...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:09 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
LEDCube - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wenting update 25-12-14: After testing the lamp we found out that it can easily overheat. You can prevent it by removing the lid when it is on or by providing ventilation holes somewhere in the cube.In this instructable we will show you how to build an ambient lamp. The lamp can be made in one or two evenin...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Customizable Desk Lamp
Customizable Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrconnoranderson This instructable will guide you through the necessary steps of creating a smart desk lamp, which can connect to the internet, respond to touch, and can adjust its color and brightness. Don't feel that you have to follow the machining steps super rigidly as the lamp can ideally fit whatever form its...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:32:11 PST
Neon Cup
Neon Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> gizem evci I'm going to explain how to build a coaster with a sensor, that when you put a cup over it turns on a LED. For this project you will need to follow the next steps. 3D part i used for the 3D Part ( you can build online 3D object)Build the coaster for the cup in a 3D file, and print...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 02:44:06 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad If building a TARDIS is too intimidating for you, how about the next best thing, having a crack in time and space appear in your own room? This instructable will show you how to make a reasonable facsimile without unleashing the powerful forces contained within. Ok, that could only happen if you kne...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp
Balloon Fin Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jezzybear This is a 3d printed lamp that looks like a balloon. The lamp has a fin design that creates light and shadow affect. There are holes in the top of the balloon that allow little shapes of light to project onto the ceiling.The lamp is printed in three parts; the lampshade, the lamp lower and the cell...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:43:45 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaterialBall Tiny LEDs emit a lot of light, but the light is poorly directed. Making your own reflector doesn't give a neat result in most cases, so why not reuse a reflector?I found out that GU10 halogen spots are easy to disassemble, and easy to reuse. This particular lamp was a cheap one I got included with a...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Infinity Table
Infinity Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wired_Mist Hey Everyone :D This is a project that has been dear to my heart for over a year now. Sure I could have finished this in a week or two, but I wanted to make it the best I could. This is the second version of my Infinity Table, first being made of plywood and 2 by 2’s x_x , this is a classi...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 23:34:03 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
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
Transparently-thin Granite LED lamp
Transparently-thin Granite LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> GordonKirkwood I got a beautiful piece of rose granite from construction junction here in pittsburgh, and noticed that it appeared to have such clear quartz crystals in it that it might transmit light if cut thin enough. I cut some wafers on the water jet, and indeed, it could be cut transparently thin!I set out...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:51:15 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
Styrene LED Strip Brackets
Styrene LED Strip Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayefuu I bought a strip of Adafruit's RBG LEDs from Phenoptix. They come with a protective silicone sheath to stop moisture damaging them or metal shorting the pads. This is great but makes them pretty tricky to mount since it rules out tape or most glues.I wanted a semi-permanent method to mount my LED st...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 10:36:56 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
"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
Crystal Skull Lamp (made from resin)
Crystal Skull Lamp (made from resin) - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Make a crystal skull lamp with resin, an LED light bulb and a few hacking skills.Resin is a really fun medium to caste with. It can be a bit finicky at times but if you take your time, and use the correct measurements, you won’t have any issues.I have used resin in the past – see my Resin LED cube’...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:53:13 PDT