Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:57:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Band-Flyer-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
Interactive Zipper with LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Patterns-on-a-pocket/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:19 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Computer aided plant care system http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-plant-care-system/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:45:57 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Halloween Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glow/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:24:46 PDT
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Rodarte-Style Light Up Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rodarte-Style-Light-Up-Shoes/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:36:59 PDT
Innovative Led Truck Bed Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Innovative-Led-Truck-Bed-Lights/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:28:27 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
BluetoothBox for Stereo Headphones and Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/BluetoothBox-for-Stereo-Headphones-and-Speakers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-All-Seeing-Eye-Crystal-Ball/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:24:20 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Console Gaming Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Console-Gaming-Shelf/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 PDT
Comparing Apples, Oranges, and Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Comparing-Apples-Oranges-and-Batteries/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:01:17 PDT
Stargate Ribbon Device Prop Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Ribbon-Device-Prop-Replica/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:55:06 PDT
Mini BillBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-BillBoard/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:35:28 PDT
LED Birthday Cake Billboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Birthday-Cake-Billboard/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:39:47 PDT
Solar Science Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Science-Station/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:17:03 PDT
Add LED to your costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-to-your-costume/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 17:50:34 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Top secret: Control a hidden usb port with a magnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-secret-Control-a-hidden-usb-port-with-a-magnet/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:42:39 PDT
LED Ambient Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ambient-Lamp/
LED Ambient Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/87ZC/I0TUYS0T/F7787ZCI0TUYS0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/87ZC/I0TUYS0T/F7787ZCI0TUYS0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/87ZC/I0TUYS0T/F7787ZCI0TUYS0T.SMALL.jpg Shadeseeker238 Hello and welcome to my very first instruction (with hopefully more coming in the future).I want to present a little project I created as a birthday present, done in about a day and despite the design being quite simple pretty impressive when accomplished. Step 1: Tools & Materials These are just...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:21:47 PDT
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Starman http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-Super-Mario-Starman/
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Starman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk This is a fun and unique project that I began initially building shortly after the release of my Electronic LEGO Star Wars DL-44 Blaster Pistol -- which of course means this particular project was built using my acquired knowledge of the blaster, as well as it uses a very similar functionality. The ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 06:43:13 PDT
LED Buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Buildings/
LED Buildings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/P9LG/HZDYEXKY/FQTP9LGHZDYEXKY.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make simple light up buildings with LEDs and paper.Materials needed:LEDsCoin cell batteriesCopper tapePaperMakersClear tape Decorate your paper building Add LEDs FIRST make sure the number of LEDs you want to use will work with the battery by pinching all of the LEDs onto the battery, positiv...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:48:46 PDT
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Projection-Mapped-Display-with-P/
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown As a circuit board designer who deals mostly with LED control systems, I have accumulated quite a stash of LED strip, bars, pucks, and other companies controllers that we have purchased for clients, gigs, or evaluations. Every now and then I like to crack open a box of this stuff and put it to use ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:01:27 PDT
Light-Up Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cuff/
Light-Up Cuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KMI1/I0PKYGKC/FJAKMI1I0PKYGKC.SMALL.jpg 210teenlibrary Make a simple cuff with fabric and LEDs. This version uses a snap to close the circuit so the LEDs light up only when the snap is connected. Gather Tools & Materials Tools: Scissors Needlenose Pliers (optional) Pins Needles Needle Threader (optional) Snap Setters (if using no-sew snaps)Materials:...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:05 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
Glowing Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make your critters come to life with leds! Gather Materials You will need:ledscoincell batteriestapeEaster eggscraft materialshot gluescissors Make your critter Add craft materials to your Easter egg to make any sort of critter you want. Make sure the avoid glueing/taping the opening of the E...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Festfalia-A-Ford-Festiva-Flip-Top-Hyper-Miler-Camp/
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a I've wanted to make a car into a camper for several years and eventually I found the perfect vehicle for it, the humble Ford Festiva. Why choose such a small car? I believe that limitations breed creativity and I wanted high MPGs. This is not meant to be a step by step instructable but more of a gui...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:19:39 PDT
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
All You Need to Know About LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/All-You-Need-to-Know-bout-LEDs/
All You Need to Know About LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RY1F/HZ5DVSIO/F7JRY1FHZ5DVSIO.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect IMAGES: LEDs.A Light Emitting Diode is an electronic device that emits light when current is passed through it. LEDs are small, extremely efficient, bright, cheap, electronic components. People think that LEDs are just common light emitting components & tend to overlook the Interesting Facts & Featu...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:30:18 PDT
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Single-Sided-Joule-Thief/
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SMALL.jpg krummrey This isn't the first Joule-Thief here on instructables. But this one has one big advantage, it has a one-sided board. It is very hard to align two layers when you make a board yourself. So if you have access to a CNC-Milling-Machine, or have everything set up to etch one yourself, this one is for yo...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:14:26 PDT
Animated Paper Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Paper-Circuits/
Animated Paper Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose An interactive "live" animation that responds to touch without any programming! This is a really fun project and could be incorporated into a book or a greetings card, and also e-textiles, or many more surfaces. There are more examples of pieces I have made on my blog: http://blog.beccarose....
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:07:42 PDT
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-skull-with-glowing-eyes/
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SMALL.jpg krummrey This Halloween I wanted more than a carved out pumpkin. I wanted something scarier. A skull with red glowing eyes. So off to google I went to find, download and build one. There must be plenty of templates out there. Everyone loves skulls. That's what I thought, turns out I couldn't find one that ha...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:56 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SMALL.jpg CarlS Digitally addressable RGB LED strips are becoming more available and less expensive through hobbyist electronics stores and direct from factories in China, so it's time to update your holiday house lighting!This project uses an Arduino to control strips of digitally addressable LEDs, and the idea is...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-40-Breeder-LED-fixture/
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SMALL.jpg d00dy This build is designed for a "Full Spectrum" dimmable LED fixture for a mixed reef 40 breeder aquarium. This fixture helps achieve the different wavelengths utilized by various coral. This instructable will not go into detail about different types of reef lighting, or the benefits of full spectrum s...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:30:53 PDT
LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
LED Critter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SMALL.jpg Khuttner The LED critter is a simple adaptation of Hans Schantz's creation. It involves basic materials that almost any classroom has and it is simple enough for kindergarten through fifth grade to create a fun critter. Materials Needed You will need the following materialscardboard egg cartontwo LEDs3V ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
Video Tutorial: Magnetic Switch Light Up & Music Sponge Cake http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Tutorial-Magnetic-Switch-Light-Up-Music-Spon/
Video Tutorial: Magnetic Switch Light Up & Music Sponge Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/1TOB/I0A564M6/FB01TOBI0A564M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/1TOB/I0A564M6/FB01TOBI0A564M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/1TOB/I0A564M6/FB01TOBI0A564M6.SMALL.jpg Artezia Have you ever eaten a cake so pretty, you just wish you can preserve it forever?Well, wish no more! Don’t be fooled by these delicious looking cakes! They’re actually faux cakes!Not only do they look good enough to eat, they also light up and play the birthday tune!These playful sweet delights will ...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:23:28 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SMALL.jpg dmvaldman Here's how to make a headboard based on the Pythagorean tree fractal and backlight it with LEDs. This instructable can be modded to make similar CNC lightbox silhouette effects. If you don't have access to a CNC machine, you can also do something similar - albeit smaller scale - on a laser cutter.My...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Aquarium LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Bar/
Aquarium LED Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SMALL.jpg kokpat This LED was first made for a large aquarium (last photo), it last for many years, probably u can search it in instructable 's comment somewhere. So, it really works for small tank.This time, I need to change a smaller tank and hence fine tune this LED. LED bar Since it is a small tank, I use two...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:28:56 PDT
Transparently-thin Granite LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparently-thin-Granite-LED-lamp/
Transparently-thin Granite LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/MWR7/I0DOCNME/FC0MWR7I0DOCNME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/MWR7/I0DOCNME/FC0MWR7I0DOCNME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/MWR7/I0DOCNME/FC0MWR7I0DOCNME.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood I got a beautiful piece of rose granite from construction junction here in pittsburgh, and noticed that it appeared to have such clear quartz crystals in it that it might transmit light if cut thin enough. I cut some wafers on the water jet, and indeed, it could be cut transparently thin!I set out...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:51:15 PDT