Instructables: exploring - photos - lamps - featured Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:14:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Retro Vinyl Lamp ctx1985 Note: I will make a more detailed instructable for this when I get some more time. Make a cheap, quick and easy lamp out of a 33 and a few 45s! It adds a nice vintage touch to any room and makes a great lamp also. What you'll need: -12" record (clear or coloured ones work the best) -3 or 4 7" rec...
By: ctx1985

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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:47:49 PDT
Old Camera Style Lamp made from scrap, Fullmetal Falkenberg Hello, here´s another Lamp i´ve made from scrap and carparts It got the look of an Vintage filmcamera wich i really like, because of the dirty broken glass with the engraving it looks much more used and original vintage. Thats not really an step by step instructable its very hard to find the same ...
By: Falkenberg

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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 05:39:51 PDT
robot lamp champx Here is a simple way to make an original lamp! just take an old motorcycle headlight, use fasteners to put the legs, make holes for eyes and mouth, buy a cheap RGB LED bulb with remote control and here is a mood lighting out of the ordinary!
By: champx

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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:35:53 PST
Electric Pickle Lamp marc.cryan Plug a pickle into a 120V AC outlet and watch in glow. Materials: Pickle AC power cord Thick copper wire Procedure: Cut and strip the power cord.  Wrap together the neutral and ground wires.  Cut the live wire about 6 inches shorter than the neutral/ground.  This will reduce acci...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 21:12:48 PDT
Spherical Cardboard Lamp Robizzle01 1. Acquire enough cardboard to create 32 11" square pieces 2. Head over to to download the laser template files or SphereGen.exe which will generate the templates for you. SphereGen lets you specify your cardboard thickness, desired width, height, and how much...
By: Robizzle01

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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 17:21:56 PDT
Concrete lighting mkcflusa Concrete is a really cool material to work with and it is not very complicated if you are well prepared. Design: - I designed the light in SketchUp. This way it gives you a great idea of how it looks in 3D. It is important that it is possible to get the shape out of the mold you make. So the more ...
By: mkcflusa

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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 01:40:10 PDT
Wedding Mercury Glass Jars Brightfield Farm My daughter's vintage farm wedding at twilight required cheap, quick lighting for all the pastures, meadows, and woods. To keep the whimsical but ethereal feeling we scurried to make mercury glass canning jar lanterns. Who knew saving canning jars for a million years would come in handy?!? This was ...
By: Brightfield Farm

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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 17:33:09 PST
Spur Repair on Western Lamp lknipp I found this lamp during Rodeo weed end at the Oakdale, ca thrift store but the spur was broke.  For a day I kept thinking about it and I finally gave in and bought it.   It took almost 5 days to work on because of the plaster work that needed to be done........but so worth the wait.    sold it for...
By: lknipp

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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 08:49:04 PDT
HAPPY DAYS_ LED Lamp martinbolton This is an energy efficient lamp designed as a collaborative project between Illustrator David Blatch, and myself Martin Bolton, a Product Designer. The idea behind this lamp was to create a witty, yet functional lamp which uses low amounts of energy during use, as well as utilises within its const...
By: martinbolton

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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:28:42 PDT
Wire Lantern randofo The Wire Lantern is project #3 from 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer. This is a great way to make use out of all of those seemingly useless old computer cables. It looks nice during the day and enlivens a room by casting interesting shadows at night. All you need to make this is string, a ...
By: randofo

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Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:23:54 PDT
Mad scientist lamp anvil_man Mad scientist lamp made from Aluminum .065 sheet. bottom held on with machine screws.  I used a scotch- bright pad '2inch' in a drill press to give the circle pattern.  I just did it random The lamps are exit tube lamps,  the sockets are sign sockets.  I also have a dimmer slide and a switch so I ...
By: anvil_man

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:58:39 PDT
Instructables Inspired Projects (THANK YOU, INSTRUCTABLES!) Transquesta These are some of the projects which, while inspired by Instructables submissions, weren't added as instructables themselves either because the assembly instructions would have taken pages (e.g., the Radio Lamp") or I didn't think they quite came up to snuff (e.g., Cauldron of Light).
By: Transquesta

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Sat, 3 May 2008 20:53:23 PDT