Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - lighting - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:49:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Lampshade For Livingroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Lampshade-For-Livingroom/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:49:17 PST
Industrial Style Display Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-style-display-lighting/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:31:47 PST
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization) http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-tea-light-holder-that-is-also-a-data-visua/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:20:22 PST
Plane Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-Light/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:29:30 PST
veneer lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/veneer-lampshade/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:41 PST
DIY Tracing Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tracing-Table/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:22:31 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Enchanted-Forest-Mushroom-Lights/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
Glass Gem Ball Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Gem-Ball-Light/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:55 PST
DIY Mason Jar Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mason-Jar-Chandelier-1/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:01:25 PST
Small Engine Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Engine-Lamp/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:28:18 PST
How to DIY a golden pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-DIY-a-golden-pendant-lamp/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:01:15 PST
how to make emergency candles http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-emergency-candles/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:18:44 PST
Podium-Mounted Votive Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Podium-Mounted-Votive-Candle-Holders/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:05:36 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Infinity-Mirror-Perfect-Christmas-Presen/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
Star Light Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Light-Tree-Topper/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:06:52 PST
Sparkling Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkling-Concrete/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 14:35:02 PST
Super Mario Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Skateboard-Light/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:34:23 PST
Neon Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Cup/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 02:44:06 PST
Theatrical "ON AIR" Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Theatrical-ON-AIR-Sign/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:51:10 PST
Copper pipe candelabra http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-pipe-candelabra/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:23 PST
How to make a BAT-signal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-signal/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
how to hack into a cheap electronic toy http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-hack-into-a-cheap-electronic-toy/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:05:33 PST
Butter Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Butter-Candle-1/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:46:44 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Fin-Lamp/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:43:45 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Paper picture lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-picture-lamp/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 13:22:55 PST
Making of the Philadelphia Geek Award 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-Philadelphia-Geek-Award-2014/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:10:26 PDT
How to Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Art/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:10:15 PDT
Halloween Skull hanging lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skull-Pendant-Lamp/
Halloween Skull hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SMALL.jpg Tye Rannosaurus It's almost that time of the year, and in the spirit of truly terrifying (and affordably priced) props, here is my own DIY skull lamp. Use it to cast a little light onto those dark corners of your favorite haunted mansion! Get inspired by the totally awesome designer edition... So, have you seen...
By: Tye Rannosaurus

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Street light floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-light-floor-lamp/
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
EDC Flashlight Bite Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Flashlight-Bite-Guard/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:54:32 PDT
How to make a Japanese lampshade. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Japanese-lampshade/
How to make a Japanese lampshade. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Hello!!This time, I try to make a lampshade.Because, this lampshade tears...How to make is simple.I blow up a balloon, and I put a Japanese-paper on one.I give it a try!!○Subscribe to my channel!!Balisage Channel Materials and Tools a balloonaa Japanese-papera wood gluea brusha bamboo stick Blo...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:37:26 PDT
Soccer Ball Lamp Shade with Yin Yang connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Soccer-Ball-Lamp-Shade-with-Yin-Yang-connections/
Soccer Ball Lamp Shade with Yin Yang connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/COCD/HYY8N0X0/FIYCOCDHYY8N0X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/COCD/HYY8N0X0/FIYCOCDHYY8N0X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/COCD/HYY8N0X0/FIYCOCDHYY8N0X0.SMALL.jpg daveda I saw a photo of a paper soccer ball on flicker made like this.From what I found, this was made by Phillip Chapman-Bell. If this is incorrect please let me know.The soccer ball shape is made from pentagons and hexagons.This uses two different colors for the two different shapes, and a unique Yin Ya...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:54:37 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
Watermelon Floating Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Water is magical, fire is magical, when a little bit of fire is floating on the water, it's super magical!If you are camping by a lake or at a pool gathering, chances are there will be watermelons! Before taking the melon rinds to the compost bin, why not let them shine one more time, and add some m...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
Styrene LED Strip Brackets http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Brackets-From-Styrene/
Styrene LED Strip Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SMALL.jpg 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
Dimensional Paper Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimensional-Paper-Lanterns/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 00:19:23 PDT
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Remote-Controlled-Lamp/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:18:52 PDT
Photography lights on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-lights-on-a-budget/
Photography lights on a budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4BO9/HY4KNB76/FNB4BO9HY4KNB76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4BO9/HY4KNB76/FNB4BO9HY4KNB76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/4BO9/HY4KNB76/FNB4BO9HY4KNB76.SMALL.jpg Raitis What's common between lamps in photography and clamps in workshop?There's never enough of either.However, both of these can be unforgiving on the contents of your wallet (or bank account). That's the reason I set out to make a pair of lamps for lighting my pictures using mostly the materials I alrea...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:42:25 PDT
"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/
Homemade Lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RRXW/HXDPEK76/FBNRRXWHXDPEK76.SMALL.jpg Mr.Fishers3 Ever looked at a lightbulb and thought that doesn't look too complicated, I bet I could make one? With this Instructable you can!This lightbulb is made entirely out of simple, mostly household materials requiring very little in special equipment. The basic construction includes a glass jar filled wi...
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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/
The Tesseract-from The Avengers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O6W9/HX6AOX7W/FBZO6W9HX6AOX7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O6W9/HX6AOX7W/FBZO6W9HX6AOX7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O6W9/HX6AOX7W/FBZO6W9HX6AOX7W.SMALL.jpg S0uraV_DAS Science fiction is in my opinion the most intellectual and creative form of art. This object, known as the tesseract is a source of pure energy in the marvel universe. First appeared in the movie captain america, then the avengers, it is in fact an object of fascination, and having one in your room ...
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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/
IKEA HACK: easy lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2ZY2/HWKK1NWQ/FGS2ZY2HWKK1NWQ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Ikea has plenty of things that can be turned into attractive lights. I loved the industrial look of the stainless steel colander, and turning it into a lamp was a breeze with IKEA's inexpensive Hemma light socket set.At $15, this easy project can be remixed and remade in countless ways. Supplies ...
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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/
Hand Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SMALL.jpg travderose I'm not exactly sure how this idea came to me but I thought it would be pretty cool to make a casting of a hand holding a lightbulb as a sort of desk lamp. So here it is! And you can do it too! I completed this project in less than a day never having done this before. It's not too tough to do, it...
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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/
Making a 3D Lamp From an MRI and Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SGEX/HW8SWBED/FUISGEXHW8SWBED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SGEX/HW8SWBED/FUISGEXHW8SWBED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SGEX/HW8SWBED/FUISGEXHW8SWBED.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens After my wife had some medical tests done (everything was OK!) she was sent home with set of MRI images. I realized that I could use these 'slices' of my wife's skull to create a 3D model. After a little experimentation, including a sloppy foamcore model and a flipbook, I decided to paint each lay...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:49:06 PDT