Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - energy - light http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:57:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power/
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:48:00 PDT
Long Life for Floodlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Life-for-Floodlights/
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 16:44:11 PDT
How to Make a Solar Powered Stencil Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Powerd-Stencil-Light-Box/
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 02:48:14 PST
Battery "free" bike light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-free-bike-light/
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 22:32:59 PST
Cut your electrical use for lighting by over 80% http://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-your-electrical-use-for-lighting-by-over-80/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 20:09:19 PST
Metal Halide to Induction Light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Halide-to-Induction-Light-Conversion/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 11:14:35 PDT
Light Up LED Smiley Face (with reusable parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Smiley-Face-with-reusable-parts/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2009 07:28:54 PST
bucket light http://www.instructables.com/id/outdoor-cfl-light/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:09:46 PST
Mood lighting using recycleables http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-lighting-using-recycleables/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:01:52 PDT