Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - lighting Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:52:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 CopperFill Steampunk Bluetooth Lamp
CopperFill Steampunk Bluetooth Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> wavelet_spaghetti Let's build a steampunk lamp that can connect to any device via a bluetooth microcontroller! First, gather that pile of junk What you will need (according to Thomas Edison): A pile of junk and a good imagination.- 3D printing filament.- A cool glass bottle or chemist's- access to a 3D printer - L...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:45:29 PDT
Bike Rim Mini Mega Tree
Bike Rim Mini Mega Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZCook17 I made a Mini Mega Tree with an old bike rim and some other things I had laying around. Materials and Tools Materials Needed: Bike Rim- whatever size you wantPVC- 3/4inMiscellaneous BoltsChristmas lightsZip TiesS HooksSome scrap metalTools Needed:Drill Wire CuttersCrescent Wrench PVC Pipe Lengt...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:37 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
LED Floodlight Power Station
LED Floodlight Power Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrettHacks Stumbling around in the dark, trying to decide whether stringing 200 feet of extension cord, or continuing with my wimpy rechargeable light would get me home sooner, was the inspiration for this project. So on completion of the job, I began to contemplate my next build. It could not just be a rech...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:15:47 PDT
UV Shoe Sanitizer Box
UV Shoe Sanitizer Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> 3dfernando Hello, DIY community!As a frequent traveller, something like two years ago I have acquired a foot fungus disease from some hotel shower (And after I noticed that I've got it from there, I've never taken a shower in public places without some slippers on!).After trying medical talcum powders and many...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:14:47 PDT
Tealight of the Apocalypse
Tealight of the Apocalypse - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Green Gentleman Zombie Apocalypse? Century-class Solar Storm? Attack of Enormous Ants, or Unruly Avians? Chez Green, we laugh in the face of these catastrophes, not because of a defect or lack in our human sensibilities, but rather, because we are well prepared! While others on this site, and the Internets, wil...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:10:39 PDT
Star Trek TOS Enterprise Turbolift Light
Star Trek TOS Enterprise Turbolift Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad "Live long and prosper." RIP Leonard Nimoy - Mr. Spock.Inspired through life from the many ideas, characters and things from Star Trek, The Original Series, here is a take on transforming any small cramped and personal space into your own little turbolift. Science fiction based on science fact. If...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:57:03 PST
DIY LED BULB: $20 for $10
DIY LED BULB: $20 for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> schabanow S T O P____S L A U G H T E R____I N____U K R A I N E !* * *Yes, if you know whether resistor differs from transistor and can manage soldering iron, you can save a lot of money.Let's calculate DIY E27 LED replacement lighting bulb:1. LED bead x 16 pcs = $ 0,15 x 16 = $ 2,42. Heatsink 3. Brushless fan...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:20:39 PST
Low budget light box
Low budget light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Barry Neeson Hi,In this instructable I will show you how to make a really cheap but effective light box.Its not the most glamorous of builds but it can be built from household objects and i have been using mine for quite some time with no complaints :) Tools and materials Tools:Pen or pencilBox cutter or craf...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:24:59 PST
Led Personal Sign
Led Personal Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izrail I recently made a entry coat rack for my kids and I wanted them to have the own each personal section.So I made them each a personal sign. This one is for my son. Its made out of old remote circuit boards and insulation foam and left over led light from other projectsYou will need.1: Something for t...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:36:56 PST
The book of light
The book of light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor8o5 Since the ancient times, light has been associated with wisdom and understanding. There are many Latin expressions referencing the light, and many philosophers have used it in metaphors and analogies. I thought it would be cool to combine light, and all what it represents, with a book, which is also...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:44:17 PST
Installing a spreader LED light
Installing a spreader LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ahoymarineproduct At we offer 2 styles of LED lights.Oval 15WSquare 27WThere are several methods to install an LED Spreader light to your T-Top bar. The lights we offer at are made with high quality aluminum and will last you many years. Often the boater will install 2 ligh...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:54:35 PST
Back Light a Frame
Back Light a Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> marsdeng £3 projectItems required 1 x Picture frame (deep) £21 x 20 String LED Lights (indoor) £1Screwdriver (Flat)Stapler (to hold LED's in place) Remove the Back Remove the back of the picture frame, you may need to use a flat blade screwdriver to lift the metal tabs Install the LED's I divided the ...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:14:02 PST
Backstage Mirror Light for Bathroom
Backstage Mirror Light for Bathroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> kozols Additional light in bathroom needed. So this was my choice.Easy and cheep, but good looking. No need for workshop.Work - about two hoursCost - about - 13 EUR. Materials and Tools Materials:- 1 of 50mm x 50mm PVC wire duck (in my case length of mirror - 1200mm ),- 8 of E14 LED Bulb Light Lamp 3W ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:48:01 PST
The Twin Edison 'Steampunk' Lamp
The Twin Edison 'Steampunk' Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Instructadam The twin edison was my first ever build and inspired by similar projects found on this wonderful site, such as this fantastic Eye of Rah lamp. This steampunk Box Lamp and the steampunk Mad Scientist lamp.I was playing a lot of 'Fallout 3' at the time, and am perpetually interested in the post apocal...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:08:37 PST
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> justinlui IntroductionRecessed ceiling lights (a.k.a. pot lights) are commonly found in homes. However, the downlight they produce can be a bit harsh and glaring. To soften the light, try making this elegant and economical mylar light diffuser. All that's required are some fairly affordable materials, some...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:10:12 PST
DIY Photo Light Booth 3/4" PVC pipe.
DIY Photo Light Booth 3/4" PVC pipe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> yourcharger Without the right lighting, taking product images can be a challenge. I wanted to share my attempt at taking control of the lights. The simple materials used for this build can be found online or any major hardware store. I did not glue anything together. This way we can tear it down or change t...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 12:15:28 PST
torch ring compact
torch ring compact - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gursimran Singh 425 this is a compact wearable torch ring with very affordables price and sizejust wear and if in dark click the switch!! Collect materials take 3 button cell holder3 button cell according to holderledwiresdouble sided tapesmall switch Joining complete the circuit of led switch and battery Makin...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 06:08:35 PST
Lampshade For Livingroom
Lampshade For Livingroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Industrial Style Display Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> walter.warren1 Following how well my lighted pipe-supported shelves turned out, I wanted to do a similar style light fixture for lighting album artwork on my office wall. But this time I wanted flexible arms holding spotlights that could be more easily aimed.That previous job used all 1/2" steel pipe. This time I...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:31:47 PST
name on fire
name on fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> algodzilla this instructables can be inspiration for your profile picture, note: prepare the fire extinguisher before you do this instructables. material you just need lighter, and perfume or other that contain alcohol. and camera to capture. burning and capture time this project just take time less than...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:35:56 PST
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization)
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erik Boertjes I wanted to brighten these dark days by creating something with light. So why not make an acrylic tea light holder? ‘Acrylic’ in the sense that it is made from Plexiglas®, a type of plastic that looks like glass but is much lighter (in weight) and can be cut with a laser cutter.Oh and the design is...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:20:22 PST
Hanging Lamp with IKEA Gaddis bamboo basket
Hanging Lamp with IKEA Gaddis bamboo basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> giulia.doriguzzi We wanted a DIY hanging lamp for the kitchen and I wanted something wooden-like but light and small as kitchen area is small. So..what about bamboo? For your hanging lamp you need:- a cutter- a lightweight bamboo basket (ours is Gaddis from Ikea)- lamp socket with cable- light bulb Cutting the bas...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:09:10 PST
Plane Light
Plane Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The Plane Light is a lamp celebrating simple materials designed for small batch production. Blocks of walnut or maple are split in matched halves, with light occupying the space between them. All the parts were designed using Autodesk Inventor HSM and created on computer controlled machines in small...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:29:30 PST
veneer lampshade
veneer lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> matt.sims.37266 Hey Guy's and Girls,Welcome to my first Instructable as every first Instructable on here says feed back and criticism is always appreciated :)A bit about me first over the last year and a half I've gone from a garage with loads of gear to a shed with not so much stuff to a desk in the lounge :( (the...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:41 PST
DIY Tracing Table
DIY Tracing Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> SabrenaD I found myself in need of a way to trace a drawing for a project I'm working on. After looking online and seeing that the tracing tables are typically starting at around $30 I wanted to find a way to beat the system. This "tracing table" was made with things I already had around the house which made...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:22:31 PST
Blues Clarinet Lamp
Blues Clarinet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mjbell2 I made this clarinet lamp for my son who is a musician and a music teacher. It features a vintage silver tone clarinet, with a hand painted lampshade with musical notations. I added a blue light bulb for a special touch to use as a night light and to emphasize his love of "Blues" music. Step 1: Ga...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:27:03 PST
Papercut Lantern
Papercut Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Felipe Piris The goal for this project was to create an illuminated housing for paper-cut art. The lantern consists of two triangular pieces of poplar with routed grooves which allow sheets of acrylic to sit within. The lamp comes apart easily and art can be sandwiched between the acrylic panels. There is an LE...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:08:45 PST
How to make a glowing black light night light
How to make a glowing black light night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> brummshouse In a few simple steps you can make an amazing collection of jars that glow under a black light bright enough to light up your creepy dark bedroom. Materials Here is a list of materials you will need for this experiment;Black Light - First off make sure you have a real black light for this tutori...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 04:07:21 PST
mason jar chandelier
mason jar chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> moradopotado simple chandelier made with household items tools drill, screws, staple gun material wood-basevarious sized mason jarswire light-lamp kitchain arrangement arrange the jars in the pattern you like ..i did small medium large..small jars on in inside hanging on so forth wiring ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:15:54 PST
Easy, Inexpensive Sun Jar
Easy, Inexpensive Sun Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> steve.mccarter.9 This simple project requires very few parts. 1 Mason Jar with metal screw lid (I use spaghetti sauce jars - this one is an Atlas Mason); 1 $1.00 solar light (available almost anywhere); and 1 tube of liquid nails (you won't use much, so get the small tube). Easy, Inexpensive Sun Jar - Preparation ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 10:22:36 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror
IKEA Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmilesson I decided to try building an infinity mirror after seeing this post here on instructables. I had the IKEA frame laying around and decided to try to use that, and it was actually a really god fit for this project. You'll need: IKEA Ribba Frame (ribba) LEDs - I used RGB (WS2812B) Mirror Film ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Emergency glow stick lamp
Emergency glow stick lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Troll547 This glow stick lamp is like a candle but it lasts longer.This lamp could be very useful in a blackout and emergency. Materials The materials you will need areone gallon bottlewaterglowstick Steps Steps:Fill gallon bottle to the top with water.Activate glow glow stick.Place glow stick in gallo...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:22:35 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYPerks Welcome to this Instructable on how to make an awesome-looking mushroom light! I had this idea after taking part in last year's Make It Glow contest with my Shard Light instructable, and I'm excited to be taking part again this year with these mushroom lights.If you think this Instructable deserves ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
Glass Gem Ball Light
Glass Gem Ball Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker I have always been fascinated with the way light refracts through and reflects from glass gems. The fascination has nothing to do with physics, but with the simple emotive effect that light has on us. Light very often controls mood, and the right light can inspire creativity. I think. I don't know h...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:55 PST
LED Blinking Light With Arduino
LED Blinking Light With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno You will first need to install Arduino on your computer and have the starter kit. Materials Arduino UNOUSB cordWire Resistor 300 ohmLed lightBreadboard Assembly Plug the USB to your computerGet the breadboardPut the light under the red linePut a wire under the first spot you see under the li...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:09:47 PST
DIY Mason Jar Chandelier
DIY Mason Jar Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> normal52 This project is not too complicated if you know the basics of wiring. I did it in about 1 day but had majority of the materials. Materials and Tools Materials1. Wire (I used 14 gauge, 3 wire since it's a lighting project2. Plug (Optional, you can hard wire it if you choose to do so)3. 2x124. Maso...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:01:25 PST
Automatic Drawer Lights
Automatic Drawer Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> r1dd1ck913 My computer desk is in the back corner of a large living room. The room only has one ceiling light in the very middle of the room. When ever I need to look though a drawer in my computer desk I have to grab a flash light to see what I am trying to get. I have finally said enough is an enough. So now...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:27:07 PST
Small Engine Lamp
Small Engine Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> english tea I have wanted to build a V̶8̶ V12 engine coffee table since I first saw one on Top Gear. My livingroom workshop is not equipped to handle such a large project but I was inspired to make something from a small engine.When the user turns the crank it raises the piston which presses against the switch...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:28:18 PST
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight!
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 Doesn't that intro image look cool?Believe it or not, it was drawn using plain yellow highlighter!You can do exactly the same thing with any torch, all you have to do is follow the steps!The first photo is using the black light ad the second photo is the "control" normal light.Read on to find out ho...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:38:51 PST
Hockey Puck Candle
Hockey Puck Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cedricklavonne I made this gift for a hockey fan. Took about 1 hour and a half to finish quick and easy. Lol but you do have to require a bit of talent. You will see when i get to it. Cutting The Candle Get a cylinder candle about the same size as a hockey puck and remove the wick, mine slid right out Get the w...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:12:21 PST
Shotgun shell lights
Shotgun shell lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> turkoy18 Light up the holidays with these shotgun shell lights! They can also be a great gift for anyone who likes to shoot shotguns.Materials:Spent shotgun shellsa strand of Christmas lightsTools:ScrewdriverHammerHot glue gun Remove the primer The first step is to remove the primer. The best way I found ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:19:46 PST
How to DIY a golden pendant lamp
How to DIY a golden pendant lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vikalpah When you can make a gorgeous pendant lamp with simple materials such as acetate sheets and tape. Why not give it a try? Materials Required 11 Acetate/Plastic sheets Marker Scissors Transparent tape Gold washi tape Xacto Knife Gold cord with plug (Got mine at Home depo for $6.67) Gold lamp so...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:01:15 PST
how to make emergency candles
how to make emergency candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> sadyal If you are ever in a blackout or dont have candles this is a simple way to make candles. What you need cotton ballspoon potatobutterknife lighter or matches Cutting the potato first cut the potato in half then cut the ends of so it will be able to stand. Making a hole take the spoon and sc...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:18:44 PST
Podium-Mounted Votive Candle Holders
Podium-Mounted Votive Candle Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> action pig Some years ago I found a podium set out into the rain, waiting to be thrown out. It had a horrible coat of dark varnish, was held together with wire, wobbled from side to side, and had one shelf replaced with an uneven, thick cut piece of wood. I loved it. My mom taught me how to strip the finish...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:05:36 PST
Pencils + Arduino = Bright!
Pencils + Arduino = Bright! - More DIY How To Projects]]> arduinoversusevil Cool little arc lamp demo using the graphite in pencils and an Arduino to create DC pulses. This low power device is very bright! Get started with a safe, low power carbon arc lamp. Watch the vid and read the instructable!Safely enjoy the height of 1800's electric lighting technology.It's your tu...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:54:49 PST
Passing toys down to the next generation.
Passing toys down to the next generation. - More DIY How To Projects]]> ccaskey25 I grew up in a family that every man in our family was a pipeliner. For this reason we played with tonka toys inside and outside. I did not follow in the footsteps of the generations before me. To keep the oil and gas in our family though I now design and 3D model pipelines and oil refineries. J...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:42:15 PST
Flip Lantern
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present)
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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.
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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