Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 13:45:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Controlling An LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-An-LED-Matrix/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 11:02:59 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
The Dancing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dancing-LED/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:25:28 PDT
Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
LED Graduation Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/2DOB/I9YBYOJ3/FSV2DOBI9YBYOJ3.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz For all of those graduates or almost graduates who have either had or will have graduation soon, Congratulations!My roommate just graduated from the Washington State University College of Apparel Merchandising Design and Textiles, with a degree in fashion merchandising. As most families of graduates...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
NeoPixel LED Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-LED-Headband/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 21:53:21 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-added-a-Glove-Box-Light-to-my-Truck/
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/7RGM/I9CM1EEY/FUN7RGMI9CM1EEY.SMALL.jpg TreyC1 Intro: This is my first Instructable. Forgive the lack of images at the beginning because I was not originally going to do this, but a classmate suggested that I start making these. This instructible will not be a one-fix, no-brainer solution for all; you will need some creativity if you want to dup...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 18:46:41 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Intro to LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-LED-Strips/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:09 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
SparkTruck's Simple Circuit Town! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circuit-Town/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:27:13 PST
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/blink-blink-Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs/
blink blink Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/NGJF/I7CCDM46/FVZNGJFI7CCDM46.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!We wanted to share how to make your book covers light up with LEDs and creative circuits (also known as soft-circuits). We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits! What...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:18:35 PDT
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Night-Vision-Device-CAUTION-NOT-SAFE-FOR-EPLI/
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SMALL.jpg kinasmith Have you ever been concerned about how many Instructables about making DIY Night Vision there are, and yet there are no Anti-Night Vision Instructables? How many DIY Drone tutorials are there, but no anti-Drones? How do we protect ourselves and our privacy from the proliferation of these new tools t...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:59:27 PDT
Cube Light ala Rubik Cube Light of Awesomeness http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Light-ala-Rubik-Cube-Light-of-Awesomeness/
Cube Light ala Rubik Cube Light of Awesomeness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XUQS/I6K9UZW6/FHIXUQSI6K9UZW6.SMALL.jpg Lord_Pruitt Ok, so I've needed a light over the bar I built in my kitchen. Instead of something conventional, right out of the box, I decided that it would be cool to have a Rubik cube style light. I came upon this idea by all the other Rubik cube projects - everything from costumes to furniture. But what re...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:02:22 PST
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
Light Sensing LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DWKJ/I735UOT3/FBSDWKJI735UOT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DWKJ/I735UOT3/FBSDWKJI735UOT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DWKJ/I735UOT3/FBSDWKJI735UOT3.SMALL.jpg MITinventorbot Every day, lots and lots of electricity and energy is wasted from people accidentally leaving electronics on, or flashlights. This invention is the perfect solution to that problem. The flashlight only turns on when it senses that the room is dark enough to need a light. It reduces energy and electr...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Make your own design with DIY Lighting LED bulbs using basic parts from the home improvement store! This is an inexpensive and flexible way to create bright lighting that fits your space, no matter whether you design it for your shop or your home.Please ask a professional before attempting any elect...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SMALL.jpg SynchronisticSavage Painting with Light or 'Light Painting' uses light where a traditional painter would use paint, so in light painting instead of a traditional brush the artist uses a light source. just about any light source can be used as a light painting tool, from a BIC lighter to a glow stick, to fireworks, to ...
By: SynchronisticSavage

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 I was looking for a cheap LED light for my shrimp tank (54 liter/15 gallons). I decided to start a very simple DIY project to save money and to share it on instructables.Stuff you need:1 or more waterproof rigid LED strips; you'll find them all over the internet. I bought 2 of them at banggood (9$)....
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-STRIP-COLOR-ORGAN-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLER/
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SMALL.jpg lsanjaysha its a RGB LED STRIP ORGAN and don't used any microcontroller. its based N-channel mosfet. Parts Hi,Its a RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLERand here is the part list .1) 3.5mm audio socket- 1ps2) 12V, 2AMP power adaptor- 1ps3) 5m of RGB LED Strip.- 1ps4) Prototyping board- 1ps5) N-c...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:36:23 PST
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinkie-Pie-Cake-Topper/
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SMALL.jpg jedii72 My daughter loves My Little Pony and the offshoot Equestria Girls. She is six. For her seventh birthday she wanted an Equestria Girls birthday cake. So I used my laser cutter to engrave some acrylic with the image, 3D printed a base, soldered some LEDs, and attached a 3D printed battery holder. M...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:00:27 PST
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
Shotgun Shell LED Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Recently I went to my local gun range to pick-up some spent shotgun shells. I needed a few for a project but ended up taking a whole box home! I've been using these in a few projects, some of which can be found in previous 'Ibles. In amongst them I found a couple of clear shells which I thought w...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
BLUE LED RING http://www.instructables.com/id/BLUE-LED-RING/
BLUE LED RING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/5UN4/I6AVQFWQ/FNI5UN4I6AVQFWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/5UN4/I6AVQFWQ/FNI5UN4I6AVQFWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/5UN4/I6AVQFWQ/FNI5UN4I6AVQFWQ.SMALL.jpg parvgupta001 THIS IS A RING VERY EASY TO MAKE AND CAN BE MADE IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES MATERIALS REQUIRED SOLDERING IRONBATTERY WIRELED STRIPFLUX AND SOLDERING WIRE CIRCUIT DIAGRAM EASIEST CIRCUIT DIAGRAM EVER DESOLDER THE LEDS FROM THE STRIP DESOLDER 13 LEDS FROM THE STRIP THE SMD LED IT IS A VERY SM...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:41:30 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Portable light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-light-table/
Portable light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SMALL.jpg silvertinkerer Have you ever wanted to trace something, but no tracing paper to be found? Need to be able to take your tools with you? There have been many times I have wanted a light table, many of those times in places that would not be able to take a big bulky item. I have created a lightweight, small but big e...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:19:31 PST
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Display-Finger-Ring-w-Photo-transparan/
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Want to show off those pictures of yours in a cool way? Sure you do.I found these really nice LED, cool white modules from adafruit.com. I love photos, so one thing lead to another, and after researching to see if there were rings that showcased photos,using LED, I couldn't find any, just the key ch...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 07:24:50 PST
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skyline-Greeting-Card/
Light Up Skyline Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/QDRK/I5LB0YWG/F7CQDRKI5LB0YWG.SMALL.jpg eludemann Create a twinkling light-up skyline greeting card. Materials Needed 1/2 sheet white card stock1/4 sheet black card stockConductive copper tapeLED stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)Small binder clip3V battery Prepare Your Card Fold your 1/2 sheet of white card stock in half to cr...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:29:33 PST
Light Up Paper Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Cube/
Light Up Paper Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/GGFN/I5LB0VFC/FLMGGFNI5LB0VFC.SMALL.jpg eludemann Make a tiny paper lantern with just a simple circuit and some origami skills! Tools and Materials Needed 6in x 6in copy paperconductive copper tapetwo LED circuit stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)one 3V batterysmall binder cliprulerpencil Plan Out Copper Tape Path Fold the copy...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST