Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - lighting - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:48:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:54:37 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
Tree Branch Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/XATI/HW3K7UCJ/F08XATIHW3K7UCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/XATI/HW3K7UCJ/F08XATIHW3K7UCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/XATI/HW3K7UCJ/F08XATIHW3K7UCJ.SMALL.jpg alexovic If you are as much of a fan of nature as I am, then you already understand that incorporating natural wood into your home can go a long way to reducing the stress and anxiety of feeling trapped indoors. Especially if you live in a big city! Recycling fallen or chopped up tree branches is an excelle...
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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...
By: ddw36

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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/
Wire Orb Ball Light Fixtures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/PBG3/HW2O6VJR/FRSPBG3HW2O6VJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/PBG3/HW2O6VJR/FRSPBG3HW2O6VJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/PBG3/HW2O6VJR/FRSPBG3HW2O6VJR.SMALL.jpg hydrangeahippo We’ve been remaking our family room after 6 years in this house. We bought it as repo and have been slowlyrepairing and updating the things left in disrepair by the previous homeowners. It’s been a huge DIY project but it has been rewarding to remake everything in our own way. One of the biggest cha...
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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 ...
By: alexovic

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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/
Community Lightboxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SMALL.jpg katrinaspade These lightboxes were created for a community "pop-up" in Holyoke, MA. We installed them during the day and as night fell, people wrote their thoughts and dreams for their city on the translucent faces of the boxes, then turned on the light inside. Simple Plywood Frames We made boxes using 1/2" ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:15:10 PDT
Amped Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Amped-Floor-Lamp/
Amped Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/PKTA/HVVKGYUF/FTVPKTAHVVKGYUF.SMALL.gif Dean444 Home Depot sells a very nice Lithonia Lighting Vela flush ceiling mount lamp that thousands have installed. We are going to re-purpose this light into a far more valuable one-of-a-kind beautiful floor lamp.The lighting fixture is going to be taken apart and all of the pieces will be utilized in this...
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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/
Lamp Shade, Paper, Modular - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/UKVU/HVR7VS7H/FLOUKVUHVR7VS7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/UKVU/HVR7VS7H/FLOUKVUHVR7VS7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/UKVU/HVR7VS7H/FLOUKVUHVR7VS7H.SMALL.jpg daveda This instructable is how to make the Ed Chew lamp shade from new card stock instead of the recycled material. Photos and article of the original can be found here: http://www.igreenspot.com/recycled-drink-carton-p...This shade is put together with out any glue, just cut and folded card stock. Use ...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 21:31:42 PDT
Hanging Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skateboard-Light/
Hanging Skateboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/KW4F/HVS1F4VS/FJXKW4FHVS1F4VS.SMALL.jpg joey24dirt This is a great little idea that was brought to my attention a few months back. As a Skater for ten years + in my younger years I just had to have my very own Skateboard Light. So this is my instructable for a Hanging Skateboard Light. Have fun! What You Will Need... For this build you will need....
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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/
Paper Cut Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/8SNU/HVVKFDXM/FFW8SNUHVVKFDXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/8SNU/HVVKFDXM/FFW8SNUHVVKFDXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/8SNU/HVVKFDXM/FFW8SNUHVVKFDXM.SMALL.jpg bunbun_da_bunni Inspired by Hari & Deepti, my friend and I decided to make a romantic Zelda + Link paper cut shadow box (silhouette box? back lit box? whatever these things are called) for a neato personal birthday present! (Also makes a perfect wedding gift.) Mounted on a wall, or sitting on a desk, it provides a ...
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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/
Wood Veneer Sun Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/SPTG/HVJDWMWU/FXNSPTGHVJDWMWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/SPTG/HVJDWMWU/FXNSPTGHVJDWMWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/SPTG/HVJDWMWU/FXNSPTGHVJDWMWU.SMALL.jpg lindy.liggett This sun jar is a variant on the traditional glass sun jar (for which there are at least a dozen guides on this site). I find that having the photo elements exposed (instead of below a layer of glass) helps with detection of light (turns on less in medium or high light). It also looks very nice.You ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:42:03 PDT
Vintage Look - Jungle Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Lantern/
Vintage Look - Jungle Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/97T1/HVLZRJH0/FQH97T1HVLZRJH0.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding A simple photography inlay lantern built out of 3D printed parts for home decoration, mood lighting and pure awesomeness!Overall it's a 30 minute DIY project (excluding printing time). The Parts You need very little parts since the main body parts are 3D printed.Here is the bill of materials:- 3D...
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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/
Reclaimed Wood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/G7WL/HV9I4CUM/FYUG7WLHV9I4CUM.SMALL.jpg RobertBean If your in the market for a new light you may notice most of them are made of the same materials or follow the same design. Not to mention the price you pay for the unique, modern ones. This tutorial will show you how to build a light that has a unique design, is easy to construct, and fairly chea...
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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/
LED Chandelier - Dollar Store Chic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/EV7M/HV64DXVL/FH2EV7MHV64DXVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/EV7M/HV64DXVL/FH2EV7MHV64DXVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/EV7M/HV64DXVL/FH2EV7MHV64DXVL.SMALL.jpg pixelinabitmap Those wire plant baskets hitting the shelves at dollar stores offer some interesting options for lighting design. I decided to take a few of them for a spin and see what I could come up with. The first project is to make the most luxurious-looking LED chandelier with the cheapest possible materials....
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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/
Make a Customized PCB Nightlight with the Othermill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/8SVT/HUFQIX28/FIP8SVTHUFQIX28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/8SVT/HUFQIX28/FIP8SVTHUFQIX28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/8SVT/HUFQIX28/FIP8SVTHUFQIX28.SMALL.jpg othermachine A lot of visitors come through Other Machine Co. on a regular basis, and we like making them something that illustrates what the mill can do as well as be a nifty thing they can take to remember us by. This neat little nightlight incorporates the Othermill's circuit board cutting abilities, some ...
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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/
Laser Cut Beehive Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/KMH4/HV3ZO72G/FXLKMH4HV3ZO72G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/KMH4/HV3ZO72G/FXLKMH4HV3ZO72G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/KMH4/HV3ZO72G/FXLKMH4HV3ZO72G.SMALL.jpg hjesik This light fixture was designed after a Beehive and provides wonderful mood lighting! With easy assembly. Step 1: Design I am interested in creating organic-looking shapes and models out of inorganic materials. I started off with a design based off of a model of a beehive hair-do. Step 2: Mode...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 15:03:24 PDT
Concrete Garden Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Lighting/
Concrete Garden Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/7MV1/HURHRQVI/FT57MV1HURHRQVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/7MV1/HURHRQVI/FT57MV1HURHRQVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/7MV1/HURHRQVI/FT57MV1HURHRQVI.SMALL.jpg kgokcakan With this instructable, you can create your own lighting design for your garden with using concrete. Concrete is a cool material to work with, also a good choice for garden lighting because of the natural look. So just keep reading this instructable and start to create your own concrete lighting. Go...
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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/
Easy pixel nightstand lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/IDS7/HUNWVV26/FMOIDS7HUNWVV26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/IDS7/HUNWVV26/FMOIDS7HUNWVV26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/IDS7/HUNWVV26/FMOIDS7HUNWVV26.SMALL.jpg dedehai After finishing my last big project (Chained-mood-light) I started playing with digital LEDs. What I wanted was a easy to do pixel matrix, without having to use custom driver chips and spending hours of wiring. Doing some online research in various electronic shops I found some LED strip lights that...
By: dedehai

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Thu, 1 May 2014 06:59:23 PDT