Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - lighting http://www.instructables.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:49:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Lampshade For Livingroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Lampshade-For-Livingroom/
Lampshade For Livingroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/YRRP/I55MUMY5/FHSYRRPI55MUMY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/YRRP/I55MUMY5/FHSYRRPI55MUMY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/YRRP/I55MUMY5/FHSYRRPI55MUMY5.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello EveryoneThis little instructable took place at my houseThe living room Build process #1 Drive to the nearest wood store and buy the desired size and diameter of the PlywoodCut it the size you wantMake sure the Plywood are smooth and good looking Cutting Cut the Plywood you desired siz...
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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
name on fire http://www.instructables.com/id/name-on-fire/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:35:56 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
Hanging Lamp with IKEA Gaddis bamboo basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Lamp-with-IKEA-Gaddis-bamboo-basket/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:09:10 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
Blues Clarinet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Blues-Clarinet-Lamp/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:27:03 PST
Papercut Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercut-Lamp/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:08:45 PST
How to make a glowing black light night light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-glowing-black-light-night-light/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 04:07:21 PST
mason jar chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/mason-jar-chandelier-1/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:15:54 PST
Easy, Inexpensive Sun Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Inexpensive-Sun-Jar/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 10:22:36 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Emergency glow stick lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-glow-stick-lamp/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:22:35 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
LED Blinking Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Blinking-Light-With-Arduino/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:09:47 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
Automatic Drawer Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Drawer-Lights/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:27:07 PST
Small Engine Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Engine-Lamp/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:28:18 PST
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Diy-Black-Light-For-Making-Things-Glow/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:38:51 PST
Hockey Puck Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Puck-Candle/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:12:21 PST
Shotgun shell lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-shell-lights/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:19:46 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
Pencils + Arduino = Bright! http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-pencils-and-an-Arduino-Carbon-Arc-Lamp/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:54:49 PST
Passing toys down to the next generation. http://www.instructables.com/id/Passing-toys-down-to-the-next-generation/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:42:15 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/
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SMALL.jpg toasteroven47 Here is an infinity mirror that I made as a birthday present for my girlfriend. Perfect if you are stuck for present ideas and want to tinker around a bit as it is a really simple creation. It only took me a couple of days of working for a few hours in the evening to make and i am very happy with th...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-Brainstorming-ideas-and-shapes-for-a-l/
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SMALL.jpg Keun WooK When you design a light, first you have to understand you need to limit the size of your light design. For example I have limited my light housing to be 15cm x 15 cm x 15cm. This is limited by the 3D printer's hight but also helps to design with a solid dimensional foundation, no wasting time on des...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:27:00 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
Light up any bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-birthday-bottle-with-light/
Light up any bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SMALL.jpg lakshay21 It's an easy gift for your love one and beautiful HOPE YOU LIKE IT Gather Material a glass bottle ( I took beer bottle) Paint(Acrylic) P.O.P( if paint doesn't stick to bottle) Lights Paper Glue Painting the bottle write the greeting you want (I wrote happy birthday ) on a thick paper ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 02:58:02 PST
LED CHRISTMAS STAR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CHRISTMAS-STAR/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 00:17:18 PST
Sparkling Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkling-Concrete/
Sparkling Concrete - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SMALL.jpg dalegribble I had only wanted a little accent lighting to help with night blindness. Originally I tried to use fiber optics and have the light source be a solar yard light. After struggling to get the right amount of light, and a QT to hobby lobby I decided to go with these battery operated LED string lights. ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 14:35:02 PST
how to make an airport from a table http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-an-airport-from-a-table/
how to make an airport from a table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/S3KK/I3BHIQ1Z/FPDS3KKI3BHIQ1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/S3KK/I3BHIQ1Z/FPDS3KKI3BHIQ1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/S3KK/I3BHIQ1Z/FPDS3KKI3BHIQ1Z.SMALL.jpg deinstein CHECKING THE LOGO AFTER COMPLETING. TABLE GET A TABLE THAT SUIT YOU MAP OUT HOW YOU WANT IT TO BE FIX THE BULB YOU WANT TO USE ALONG THE LINES YOU MAPPED OUT ANTENNA LOOK FOR WOOD TO MAKE YOUR ANTENNA THEN MAKE TO YOUR DESIRE SHAPE I USED A ROTOR TO MAKE MY SATELLITE DISH T...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:01:59 PST
Crystal Light Staffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Light-Staffs/
Crystal Light Staffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/OIDI/I3B0C4L9/F7GOIDII3B0C4L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/OIDI/I3B0C4L9/F7GOIDII3B0C4L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/OIDI/I3B0C4L9/F7GOIDII3B0C4L9.SMALL.jpg RandumBob Custom made by hand by Myself! Crystal Light Staffs are one of a kind walking sticks, laced with crystals, El Wire, LED lighting, Copper wire lights and remote controls! All crystals are unearthed by Me in the Tahoe/Reno areas. Crystal Light Staffs and Canes
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 01:28:58 PST
DIY Functional Frankenstein Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Functional-Frankenstein-Light-Switch/
DIY Functional Frankenstein Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/D8CY/I3A1N7S8/FHPD8CYI3A1N7S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/D8CY/I3A1N7S8/FHPD8CYI3A1N7S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/D8CY/I3A1N7S8/FHPD8CYI3A1N7S8.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I bought an old knife blade switch off of eBay to use as a decoration. As soon as I got it, I knew I had to make it actually work. Running full 120V power through exposed metal on the wall wouldn't be very safe, so I ordered a DC-AC relay. I used an old phone charger to provide 5V of power to run...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:34:57 PST
Super Mario Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Skateboard-Light/
Super Mario Skateboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/V7RA/I376TP1L/F1PV7RAI376TP1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/V7RA/I376TP1L/F1PV7RAI376TP1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/V7RA/I376TP1L/F1PV7RAI376TP1L.SMALL.jpg ejsulit This is my first time making an instructable. I hope you like it. I call this project the Super Mario Skateboard Light. I am a Super Mario fan & collector thats why I made this. Enjoy!Main things you need:- Old Skateboard- Acrylic Paint- Electric Wires- T-shaped Tube Pipes- Bulb Light and its contai...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:34:23 PST
Neon Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Cup/
Neon Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SMALL.jpg 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 tinkercad.com ( 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
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/
Copper pipe candelabra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/AA0R/I2XIG4X3/F55AA0RI2XIG4X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/AA0R/I2XIG4X3/F55AA0RI2XIG4X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/AA0R/I2XIG4X3/F55AA0RI2XIG4X3.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Copper pipe candelabras not only look great, but also make a great gift to make this holiday season. Flex your maker muscles and put together your own version easily, and show off your artistic flair, too!You can buy artisanal copper pipe candelabras, but they are way overpriced. Show someone spe...
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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
DIY Fairy Light Mason Jar w/Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fairy-Light-Mason-Jar-wChibitronics/
DIY Fairy Light Mason Jar w/Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/ECWG/I2P3PS7O/F85ECWGI2P3PS7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/ECWG/I2P3PS7O/F85ECWGI2P3PS7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/ECWG/I2P3PS7O/F85ECWGI2P3PS7O.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Chibitronics! Instructables was kind enough to sponsor a Chibitronics build night for us and so we had the opportunity to incorporate it into some of our projects. There isn't as much documentation about how to use it as we would have liked, but we at least figured out how to get some LEDs blinkin...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:33:38 PST
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/
Butter Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KDBP/I2I42K47/FSHKDBPI2I42K47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KDBP/I2I42K47/FSHKDBPI2I42K47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KDBP/I2I42K47/FSHKDBPI2I42K47.SMALL.jpg mysterygirl995 This is cool idea and it can conserve energy. Hope you enjoy. What you Need A small plate1 stick of butter1 toothpicktoilet paperscissorsknife. What you Do First is First take your butter and cut a chunk 2 TBSP off. Now poke a hole through the middle with the tooth pick. The wick part 1 Fo...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:46:44 PST
Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-3/
Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ONV7/I2LMF6YC/FWSONV7I2LMF6YC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ONV7/I2LMF6YC/FWSONV7I2LMF6YC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ONV7/I2LMF6YC/FWSONV7I2LMF6YC.SMALL.jpg Marzuk2 Hey guys, it's Marzuk2. You can see that the winter is near. And for the winter you can build something exciting like a fire pit. In this Instructable of mine I am going to show you how to build a fire pit. So let's Begin........ Things needed For making this Instructable, the things you will ne...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:41:51 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Fin-Lamp/
Balloon Fin Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SMALL.jpg 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
Awesome desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-desk-light/
Awesome desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/5JV8/I2CV55XA/F3H5JV8I2CV55XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/5JV8/I2CV55XA/F3H5JV8I2CV55XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/5JV8/I2CV55XA/F3H5JV8I2CV55XA.SMALL.jpg Palframanl This instructable will show you how to make a glow in the dark (optional) water and bleach refractive light. You will need:A clear plastic bottle (I used a 2litre)Aluminum foilGlue Water Bleach Glow in the dark paint (optional)Desk lampKnive or hack saw30x 5cm piece of wood (x1 )40x5cm piece of wood...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:12:12 PST